Audio Lab and Studio
Archeophone, Audiomeca Romance. 33, 45 rpm. special oversized 17” Rek o Kut with varispeed vertical or lateral. Rek o Kut Rondine III, Studer B79, Denon Prof. 3 heads High End, Nakamichi ZX, profesional. Sync.Revox PR 99, Otari 5050 MK III.Nab Broadcast cart player OTARI. 8 tracks cart player Pioneer. (Centrex) Akai CR-80D.Microcassete 1/8. (full and half track). Alesis ADAT XT-20.Denon minidisc Broadcast DN 990 .Tascam DA-38 DAT… Keith Monks Record Cleaning Machine, Nitty Gritty, Ultrasonic Cleaning tanks… …
Depending on; cassettes, wax cylinders, discs, reels we can come across to different degradations.
common problems found are;
They share some of the same issues with audio cassette tapes.
Studio and Laboratory
Sticky shed Syndrome, Vinegar syndrome, loss of lubrication, tangled wire, broken parts, …
mold, broken parts, embedded dirt, palmitic acid, …
broken parts, sticky shed syndrome, loss of lubrication, mold…
– Shellac discs and wax cylinders; clicks, pops, thumps, scratch, hum….
– Wire recordings, audio cassettes and open reels; hiss, hum, power noises, camcorder motor noise, implosive noises (key drops, bang noises, cheering, chirps… )
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