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Re: [ARSCLIST] NAB vs. DIN recordings

on 3/25/07 8:57 PM US/Central, Richard L. Hess at arclists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

> I think the German tracks are actually 2.75 mm which is about 108
> mils. I think that's how they are standardized, at least that's how
> Studer discusses them. Jay rounded 2.75 to 2.8.

Yes, and Studer lumps the 1.9mm Ampex and 2.1mm NAB heads into just 2mm when
specifying the improved s/n ratio compared with 2.75mm stereo heads.

Parker Dinkins
MasterDigital Corporation
Audio Restoration + CD Mastering

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