Our studio transfers to digital more than 12 different wax cylinder formats.
Within the term “wax cylinder” we can find more than 18 differences attending;
– chemical composition,
– rotation speed,
Wax cylinders are considered the first recording audio format for mass distribution. They are also the most delicate ones.
Improper handling can result in cracks or breaks.
Light brown wax cylinders also suffer from invisible cracks under a sudden variation in temperature.
We use L’Arheophone as a Master Cylinder and Dictabelt Player.
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