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Join Everett Porter, producer and engineer at Polyhymnia Studios, in the process of remastering Leonard Bernstein's 9...

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Thomas W. Bethe 8th May 2021
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While copying these old DAT tapes for archiving purposes I came across one or two recordings which I would really like to keep...

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jamesp 1 week ago
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Many years ago I archived some Audio editing projects using CD-Rs (I know, bad idea). Trying to re-archive them now some of the...

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k brown 1 week ago
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I have been very busy dong a lot of restoration and transfer work 11 projects in the past few days. Here is what I like about...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4 weeks ago
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A client gave me a semi transparent (meaning you can see through the CD) to copy. None of my CD players or Computers will read...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4 weeks ago
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I just got a RME ADI-2-FS (See https://www.rme-audio.de/ADI-2-FS.html) for our video studio. We do a lot of transfer work and...

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Michael T 11th August 2021
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hi all, i want to record some vinyl records so that the recording is as faithful as possible to the original as levels. I use a...

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DANYZ 3rd August 2021
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Just wondering???? Doing some transfer work for some new clients. Most are happy with our transfer rates but a few balk. We...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Thomas W. Bethe 2nd August 2021
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Wondering what your preferred ACTIVE nearfield monitors might be. I'm thinking of replacing some Genelec 8050A's (at least 8...

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kludgeaudio 12th July 2021
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Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Sheets and 99% Isopropyl alcohol . Works great on tape heads and leaves them shinning. The sheets also...

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Thomas W. Bethe 22nd June 2021
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Hi there, looking for a manual, digital or otherwise, for...

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Thomas W. Bethe 21st June 2021
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" NAK T-100 is a lightweight and all-inclusive audio analyzer for inspecting analog audio devices on computer. It is...

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jamesp 17th June 2021
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Came across this when I couldn't get to sleep last night. Anyone tried it? Would like to get a set up to mess with....

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Joe_caithness 2nd June 2021
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Thought you might enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p5jyysloTw&t=13s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLdw3OecjrA

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Thomas W. Bethe 7th May 2021
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Hi, Based on what is available locally, I may have to choose between a Panasonic SV-3700 and a Tascam DA-30 MkII. Both with...

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domino 3rd March 2021
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I am having to use both our mastering suite and are video production suite to transfer over 200 cassette tape sides. I have a...

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Thomas W. Bethe 14th February 2021
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Hi there, while I've been suffering from Covid 19 I've been ordering in some more obscure/different formats as a challenge to see...

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Joe_caithness 1st February 2021
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Hello, I am comparing a 20 sec clip between a 44.1 16 bit wave file from 2 different CD editions of the same release. The first...

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Joe_caithness 15th January 2021
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Hi, I've got to copy a large quantity of DAT's to wav file and want to run multiple machines to get through it efficiently....

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jamesp 25th December 2020
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Hello! I've heard from various places that people that do professional transferring and archival work will have a number of...

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Paul Gold 9th December 2020
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One client gave me 6 cassettes and told me that some of them are "duplicates" and she only wants the one copy and no...

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WorldPowerLabs 8th December 2020
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Just wondering. Most of my clients come from the local area with some work coming in from various places in the US and from...

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Thomas W. Bethe 5th December 2020
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Guys - we're getting a lot of micro-orders for CDs after we've mastered to DDP. In some cases just 50, which is below what our CD...

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Thomas W. Bethe 21st November 2020
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Hi guys! Glad to open my first thread here :) Is there anybody that has tried the Monoprice M1060 with Sonarworks? I love...

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danielkyo 6th October 2020
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I am transferring some cassettes. A couple of them have terrible distortion. One even has an echo. I've got the usual plug-ins...

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timtape 21st September 2020
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I'm currently archiving hundreds of field interviews conducted on microcassette. These are being transferred to 24 bit/96 kHz WAV...

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timtape 16th August 2020
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Hi all, so I have finally had a few days off to repatch, restore and pull stuff out for service. My trusty Tascam 202 mkiii...

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Joe_caithness 13th July 2020
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OK so here it is, a Vintage Mastering DAW "Museum" Thread. Feel free to post pics of your ancient DAW systems,...

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Joe_caithness 15th June 2020
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Very much recommend this for background watching while doing tasks around the studio. Some great vintage digital and...

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timtape 5th June 2020
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Hi there, I was wondering if there´s any possibility to transfer older minidiscs to my Imac. - Players: Sharp MT 88 or...

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jatzemann 15th May 2020
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Hi there, I´ve recently recorded a concert of mine (jazz / latin american music). The singer had a real bad day....

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jatzemann 14th May 2020
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Can anyone recommend a decent free/cheap old vinyl/tape emulator plugin? It’s a long story but a fan club gave me a...

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rovergear 3rd May 2020
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Hello, I am doing an audio restoration project from a master recording on cassette from 1983 of a high school musical. There...

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rovergear 2nd May 2020
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I need to replace/expand the mixer I'm using for digitization & restoration work. Right now, I need at least 12 inputs...

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AudioRestorer 23rd April 2020
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Hi, I was wondering what are currently the best tools used at professionnal level for audio restoration, in particular...

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jamesp 8th March 2020
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What are people using in 2017 for phono preamps? I have a decent Music Hall 5.1 turntable and Musical Fidelity preamp that is...

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Thomas W. Bethe 6th January 2020
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Hey everyone, What turntable are you using for your vinyl archiving projects? I have a Technics 1210 M5G that has sentimental...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4th December 2019
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Hello, I'm so glad I found this sub-forum dedicated to this. I dream of doing the best transfers from LP and cassette to...

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tapes 18th November 2019
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We got in a BIG job. We are transferring the life's work of a local composer. Reel-to-reel tapes, DATs, cassettes and very old...

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Thomas W. Bethe 18th September 2019
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When I play the songs on my masterlink it freezes up and I’m afraid this is an indication that the hard drive may be ready to...

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MASSIVE Master 15th September 2019
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I have a newbie question: About 35 years ago, a band I was in put out an EP . Nothing fancy, recorded on a Teac 3340 and...

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norfolk martin 13th September 2019
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Fairly new member. As a hobby I record needle drops. For several months I have been looking to upgrade my ADC . I tried a RME...

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Ghost Rider 5th September 2019
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I've taken on a project of trying to create digital masters from vinyl copies of a project (the original pre-master DATs have...

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Ghost Rider 23rd August 2019
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I have a big transfer/restoration job in house. Lots of vinyl to transfer. It is interesting to note that that for me when I put...

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Ghost Rider 11th August 2019
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Hello! I am making solo voice recordings on my mono Nagra 4.2. I want to do the best conversion that I can on my budget. My...

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Riccardo 21st June 2019
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Been getting in a lot of transfer/restoration work. People bring in 4 to 13 reel to reel tapes and want an estimate of how much...

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Joe_caithness 21st May 2019
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This may be a fork off of 'What are you using for a phono preamp for restoration work?' Have you tried the SoundSmith Strain...

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meez61 4th May 2019
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Hey guys. I’ve used many hardware music making machines and DAW’s over the years. One thing I’ve noticed and found...

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Bushman 16th April 2019
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I have some 2" reels of this tape, one of which looks like it could contain the last known performance of a well known...

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Jeff Willens 18th March 2019
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Looking for the name of anyone in Forensic Audio who can do voice print IDs in the Northern Ohio area for a client. Thanks in...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4th January 2019
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Doing some cassette transfers. My chain is Tascam 122 MKII cassette deck into a Benchmark ADC-1 A to D converter then into a...

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ira_the_mick 2nd November 2018

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