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Re: [ARSCLIST] Dolby B in software
on 4/18/03 2:52 PM, Aaron Z Snyder at aaron@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Has anybody ever written the Dolby encode/decode algorithm in Windows-based
I don't think Dolby Labs would be happy about that, nor would it be a
trivial matter to accomplish.
> The question arose when a friend of mine told me about some orphaned Dolby
> B-encoded tapes. These apparently are reel-to-reel and without calibration
> tones. Granted, without the calibration tone, decoding of the tapes would be
> pure guesswork. However, a computer-based program would at least allow
> non-real-time experimentation so that a plausible reference level could be
Dolby B was designed for use with audiocassettes. Dolby A was designed for
open reel tapes, and the hardware is available in the market. If you have
Dolby B open reel tapes they were probably created to dub cassettes.
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