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Re: [ARSCLIST] Re print-thru

Shuttle winding can ameliorate print-through somewhat, and does result
in a tight pack, but that's not a problem generally, so long as the tape
is NOT then stored for any length of time with a tight pack. 

Storage should really be preceded by a library wind, resulting in a
gently wound pack, as Aaron says. Playback onto the storage reel is


On Apr 2, 2009, at 8:27 AM, Aaron Levinson wrote:

> Actually my experience has been that you should never run and store  
> the tape in any shuttle mode as the tape is wound much tighter and  
> this increases print through. The suggestion for storage has been  
> tails out played in real time. The real time speed does not pack  
> the wind as tightly.
> AA

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