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Re: arsclist Tape winding
Yes, and I prefer 7.5 ips.
But make sure it is under LOW tension, if your
tape deck allows that option. A very tight wind
should be avoided.
Doug Pomeroy pomeroyaudio@xxxxxxx
Audio Restoration [CEDAR] & Remastering
>From: "McBride, Jerry" <jmcbride@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: "ARSC list (E-mail)" <ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: arsclist Tape winding
>Date: Thu, Oct 11, 2001, 4:12 PM
> What is currently considered the best way to wind tapes for long-term
> preservation? I thought that it general practice was to play the tape at
> normal speed 7 1/2 or 15 ips leaving the tape tails out.
> Jerry McBride, Music Librarian Music Library, Center for the Arts
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