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Re: arsclist Duplicating casette tapes

I think you'll get better results doing real-time duplication (or 2x at the most) in a Sony or perhaps Kenwood (I'm not sure of their current models, I have a good older model) or Teac dual-well deck.

However, you might also consider copying them to CD-R rather than other cassettes.

I use a Nakamichi Dragon for cassette playback and a pair of Sony CDRW33 machines for recording. That will extract as much quality as you can hope for.




At 01:00 PM 8/1/2002 -0500, you wrote:
We are beginning an oral history project and plan to purchase equipment to make reference copies of the original cassette tapes. Is it best to purchase a dual cassette deck such as a Sony or RCA, etc. or are there decks that are best for duplicating tapes that are not manufactured to be part of a stereo system? I would appreciate any advice on this subject.
Melinda Curley
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