[Novalug] speaking of digitizing
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Mon Mar 2 11:28:11 EST 2009
On Mon, 2 Mar 2009, Stephen Cicirelli wrote:
> When I was still using the Real to Real and the tape was loose
> I would just wind the tape over to the empty on FF and not
> thread it through the play heads, then rewind it again (still
> avoiding the play heads) to retention the real. Worked
> particularly well when the real was dropped and loosed up like
> a spring with the tension released.
My deck has a little gadget that won't let the reels turn
(at least, not under power) unless the tape is threaded past the
heads. And fast forward just makes it worse. What I have to do is
set it to 1 7/8 and run each tape clear through, *twice*,
stopping it every time it accelerates. PITA.
Beartooth Bookworm, Cantankerous Curmudgeon
I have never owned a television. Nor wanted to.
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