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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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I just did a really old cassette transfer for a client. The audio was really bad and I used RX-10 to clean it up. Client was...

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timtape 5 days ago
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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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santibanks 5 days ago
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I've had a request from a friend of mine who's producing a film to use a song that a band of mine did back in 1989. I'd like to...

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Thomas W. Bethe 3 weeks ago
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Got in some Acetate disks to transfer. Never saw one done on a steel plate like these. I have seen them on aluminum and glass...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4 weeks ago
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timtape 18th August 2022
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Recently I was asked to digitize a 1975 1/4" half track mono interview tape recording which on test play had way too many...

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timtape 16th August 2022
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A client brings us 6 cassettes to "fix". Most are over 40 years old and the leader tape splice or the tape in the...

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dseetoo 11th August 2022
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I get a call from a potential client who wants me to clean up some audio and video off her cell phone of what she says was her...

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Thomas W. Bethe 1st August 2022
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For a while I have been working with Pro Tools and RX Spectral De-Noise by using the Audiosuite RX Connect plugin to send a...

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Chevron 25th July 2022
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Hi, I've been transferring cassette tapes and in Izotope RX, it has the option for Azimuth correction. It seems like I would...

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jamesp 23rd July 2022
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Got a transfer project the other day, a box of reel to reel tapes from the daughter of a drummer who was in a band in the...

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joelpatterson 22nd July 2022
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I’m not sure if I am on the right topic of this sub-category. I wish to fix some broken shellac 78rpm records that I have....

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Thomas W. Bethe 5th July 2022
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Somewhat forensics in nature. Client wants me to clean up some audio that she got while using her cell phone. Video/Audio was...

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timtape 6th June 2022
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A client gave me about 15 4.5 minute MP3s that she wants cleaned up. I did my best but two of the MP3s have some severe...

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Thomas W. Bethe 23rd May 2022
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All of them except one are back coated and all the back coated tapes need baking. Luckily we have the proper equipment for the...

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kludgeaudio 19th May 2022
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I just purchased one of these https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0933DF8TF?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details for a big project...

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ken long 17th May 2022
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Does anyone here have any experience using a dehydrator to treat tapes suffering from "sticky shed syndrome"? We have...

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jamesp 27th April 2022
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If this was the very best surviving audio available, and it was your job to prepare it for general release, what processes,...

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timtape 26th April 2022
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See this site: https://www.endpointaudio.com/endpoint-cylinder-machine Pretty amazing what we are now able to do in...

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Thomas W. Bethe 18th April 2022
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No compromises for audio recondition • WavePurity’s digital filters can eliminate interfering crackling and noise from your...

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jamesp 27th March 2022
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Thomas W. Bethe 26th March 2022
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Dear Community, I am a collector of radio audio dramas and therefore have many tapes in my collection. Since a long time I...

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timtape 25th March 2022
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That they kept breaking every three inches. Thank goodness for my Otari MTR-10 and its gentle tape handling. Is there anyway...

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ken long 24th March 2022
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I still have some orgs that want gold CD-Rs for archiving. I used to use MAM-A gold CD-R, but haven't bought any for years. Now...

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GLouie 14th March 2022
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Hi everyone, I don't really know of any dedicated places for discussion of audio restoration, but stumbled upon this subforum...

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timtape 16th February 2022
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Hi, I'm sorry if this is been covered already or if this is the wrong place to post... What app are you guys using to share...

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gwm 11th February 2022
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Mentioned in another thread. http://www.anaxwaves.com/DxICodec/ Just used this on some old DBX reel to reels, works great,...

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timtape 13th January 2022
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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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Peter N. 3rd January 2022
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I have a client who brought me some really badly recorded cassettes. They were recorded about 20 years ago. The client is not...

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Thomas W. Bethe 30th December 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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Thomas W. Bethe 19th December 2021
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Hello i am curious as to how i would go about relubricating some of my analog tapes i have. They seem to have a lubrication...

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timtape 18th December 2021
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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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ken long 15th December 2021
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I have about 80 hours of material mixed to a Sony PCM-501ES using VHS tapes that needs to be transfered/remastered. I still have...

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ken long 15th December 2021
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OMG


I client brought me 7 - Scotch 111 tapes in terrible condition. See picture below. Some of them are smoke damaged, some are water...

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Thomas W. Bethe 9th December 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 3rd December 2021
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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 30th November 2021
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Hey! To be honest I'm not sure if this is the place to post this but I'm needing tips and help with an audio dump I was asked to...

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timtape 21st November 2021
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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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Thomas W. Bethe 17th October 2021
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Did some transfer work for a client recently. He said he wanted a vinyl record transferred to a CD. I gave him an estimate and he...

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Bushman 27th September 2021
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Hi, I have recently acquired a Behringer UltraMatch SRC2496 that will help convert my 32Khz LP DATs to computer. Here is the...

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jamesp 24th September 2021
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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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M50k 6th September 2021
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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 15th August 2021
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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...

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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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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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