Tape, tape, tape, and Ki Choi

Johnny Vinyl

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To Bruce and Ki...thank you both!
 

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Great video, if you give me the aok I can create a page on AVShowrooms for this seminar so more folks can see it. I can do a short edit and watermark it to the society as well.
 

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Great video, if you give me the aok I can create a page on AVShowrooms for this seminar so more folks can see it. I can do a short edit and watermark it to the society as well.


Thank-you Peter, much appreciated. I'm sorry my video/editing skills are not up to your standards!!
 

Peter Breuninger

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Thank-you Peter, much appreciated. I'm sorry my video/editing skills are not up to your standards!!

Nor are my mastering skills to your standards.
 

Johnny Vinyl

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Bruce - A bit OT, but what mic are you using with the video? Is it a standalone or the built-in kind.
 

hvbias

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Very useful talk, thanks Bruce, Gary and Ki.

Towards the middle of video two Ki says that wow and flutter is reduced considerably with a machine laying down. Is it easy to convert most portable pro/pro-sumer machines to console use without making (many) alterations to the enclosure of the tape machine?
 

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Great viewing. Thanks Bruce and Ki!

Bruce in PA
 

RogerD

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I finally got a chance to sit down and listen to part 1,very informative and entertaining. It's great to listen to Ki and gain from his experiences,I share some of the ups and downs so I can really relate to what he is sharing. All i can say is Ki you are a natural story teller and a wealth of information. I look foward to part 2,thanks Ki.

And Bruce too.

Roger
 
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Sound Affair

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Yes a big thank you to Ki Choi for sharing his knowledge and time also Bruce for recording it. Interesting comments from Ki on buying tape from the evil bay as being a complete crap shoot. It seems there are many people willing to take that bet with reels selling for over $1000 being quite common and this listing could be quite costly if bogus http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Reel-to-...08?pt=Music_Other_Formats&hash=item20d7781a78
 

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Here is an unusual question for Ki. I understand the Studer A820 can do up to 14" reels. Do they actually hold double of a 10 1/2" reel ? If not how many feet of tape and time at 15 ips will it play? Are there any 14" reel even made or just new old stock?
 

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Here is an unusual question for Ki. I understand the Studer A820 can do up to 14" reels. Do they actually hold double of a 10 1/2" reel ? If not how many feet of tape and time at 15 ips will it play? Are there any 14" reel even made or just new old stock?

will double check at home but from my memory, yes, the 14" reels contains twice the tape. I haven't seen any new 14" reel tapes. The four NOS tapes I bought was from a studio in LA.
 

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