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Re: [AV Media Matters] Oldish audio equipment

In Houston there is a non-profit called Taping for the Blind. The name
explains it all. Perhaps someone locally would care to take them off your
hands and can continue to use them?

Joe Salerno-A Battery is Always on Charge!
Video Production & Post Production
PO Box 273405 - Houston TX 77277-3405
Fax: 603-415-7616
----- Original Message -----
From: <treleven@library.ucla.edu>
To: <AV-Media-Matters@topica.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2000 6:41 PM
Subject: [AV Media Matters] Oldish audio equipment

> 2000 Greetings:
>      This is a great listserv that will become all the more so as
> new technology creates increasingly complex matters related to those
> concerned about long-term preservation.
>      I have a relatively non-esoteric question: what--short of
> trashing--might subscribers suggest be done with such ancient open-reel
> recording equipment as Sony 800Bs, Uher 5000s, etc. that will probably
> function so long as they are repaired?  Here we've used cassette
> machines only for field interviewing since 1984, they having been
> purchased as the open-reel machines began malfunctioning--and a
> decision made at that time not to repair them....Meanwhile, I've
> continued to packrat them--though now have to unload them....Any
> thoughts on this problem, which others might have as well, would be
> appreciated!  Dale.
> Dale E. Treleven, Director
> UCLA Oral History Program
> Room A253 Bunche Hall
> Box 951575
> Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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