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Re: [ARSCLIST] Effect of vibrations on audio tape

From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad

----- a pump wants power, i.e. a UPS until the diesel backup throws in. How 
difficult can it be?

Kind regards,


> On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, James Lindner wrote:
> > Several comments - firstly I would recommend that you get the collection
> out
> > of the basement no matter what. Basements are just terrible places for
> > archives in general and AV archives in particular. Most basements are
> below
> > grade - so that it there is any flooding in a building the water will
> seek
> > its lowest level and find the archive.
> At our institution we kept (keep) the recordings on the bottom floor
> basement...the building is built on a natural spring and the floor has
> been subject to flooding 3 times in the last 20 or so years...I dried many
> a record. Their solution was to install a sump pump.
> Karl

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