Hi, Tom, Many others who have heard the examples that I put up disagree with you. Perhaps we should let Dave Radlauer make his own decision. http://www.u-he.com/cms/satin Turn off everything other than the Dolby. Cheers, Richard On 12/14/2015 4:19 PM, Tom Fine wrote: > Hi Dave: > > I recall that someone put up sound samples and the software "decode" was > rife with artifacts and not ready for primetime. Best solution -- get a > working Dolby decoder or get someone with a working Dolby decoder to > transfer the tape. > > I also recall a bunch of discussion about why a Dolby emulator would be > very difficult, because you need to align a Dolby-encoded tape and then > set Dolby levels, preferably with the Dolby tones. My experience is, > there's a little bit of leeway, but you very quickly get into a screwy > top end if things aren't close to aligned. This means azimuth and Dolby > level. -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada 647 479 2800 http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.