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by al burn
Tue Dec 23, 2003 1:43 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: TAPE CALIBRATION QUESTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1686

Re: TAPE CALIBRATION QUESTIONS

the G16 has PPM meters the MRL manual states: 320nWb/m that the 0db 1k corresponds to the fluxivity for 3% THD for PPM meters about 9db higher than 320 nWb/m on are Otari mx80 at 0db it's 1% THD should I use the -10db tones to correspond to 0db on my meter or is the 0db 1k tone the reforence for 0db...
by al burn
Fri Dec 19, 2003 12:24 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: TAPE CALIBRATION QUESTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1686

Re: TAPE CALIBRATION QUESTIONS

the MRL has ref. flux 320nWb/m for 0db 1K at head and tail and -10db frequencies: 500hz, 8k, 16k, 500hz, 10k, 31.5hz, 63hz, 125hz, 250hz, 500hz, 1k, 2k, 4k, 8k, 10k, 12.5k, 16k in the middle. This is how the MRL tape is made I have been going back and forth between the fine adjust CALABRATION METER ...
by al burn
Thu Dec 11, 2003 7:20 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Holy crap! I love tape!!! 15ips RULES!
Replies: 69
Views: 8087

Re: Holy crap! I love tape!!! 15ips RULES!

I think it's even better with dolby SR and IEC EQ vs. NAB EQ

just my 2 cents
by al burn
Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:43 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: Producer/Engineer and Studio Job Listings
Topic: technician needed in Sacramento/ northern Calif
Replies: 1
Views: 2203

technician needed in Sacramento/ northern Calif

I need a technician to service my 1/2inch recorder

please contact:
Alex Avila
Alburnstien@sbcglobal.net

thank you
by al burn
Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:39 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: technician needed in Sacramento/northern Calif
Replies: 1
Views: 335

technician needed in Sacramento/northern Calif

I need a Technician to service my 1/2inch recorder

please contact:
Alex Avila
Alburnstien@sbcglobal.net

thank you
by al burn
Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:28 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: TAPE CALIBRATION QUESTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1686

TAPE CALIBRATION QUESTIONS

I have a Fostex G16 1/2inch 16 track recorder and I'm having problems calibrating it. I know it's operating level is 320 nWb/m and my MRL tape is 320 nWb/m referance flux (MRL cataloge 31J329: SPEED 15ips, EQ IEC-1, MULTIFREQUENCY @ 0db & -10db) All the tones EXCEPT 1K are -10db I am having problems...
by al burn
Sun Nov 30, 2003 4:23 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: cheep opto-compressors
Replies: 17
Views: 1932

cheep opto-compressors

I'm looking for an opto-compressor and I can not afford a LA-2A are there any other for less ( $1,000 and a lot lower )

I'd be willing to buy a cheap opto-compressor and modify it buy replacing componets etc...


thank's
alex
by al burn
Thu Nov 06, 2003 7:03 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: record gap size on a Fostex G16
Replies: 0
Views: 576

record gap size on a Fostex G16

is it .25mils like Tascam?
by al burn
Sun Nov 02, 2003 3:16 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: spheres for mikes (neumann M 50)
Replies: 5
Views: 538

Re: spheres for mikes (neumann M 50)

thats what I figured and wanted. I was hoping to change my mic into an omni but retain the directional characteristics above 1K
by al burn
Sun Nov 02, 2003 2:59 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: What Reference Books Do You Use?
Replies: 28
Views: 2978

Re: What Reference Books Do You Use?

Tonmeister Technology

this book has a lot of acustical-physics stuff well worth the $12-$13
by al burn
Sun Nov 02, 2003 6:25 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: spheres for mikes (neumann M 50)
Replies: 5
Views: 538

Re: spheres for mikes (neumann M 50)

sounds kinda' like a parabolic mic but, I was talking about the sphere being built in/on the mic. think of a lolly pop with the diaphragm flush with the sphere's surface so that, when you look at it on axis the mic looks like an eye ball.
by al burn
Sat Nov 01, 2003 10:25 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: spheres for mikes (neumann M 50)
Replies: 5
Views: 538

spheres for mikes (neumann M 50)

if you know about the neumann m 50 with it's 40mm sphere and the 12mm diaphragm built with in, you might be able to answer my question: if i make a slip on sphere for my mikes (similer to the Scheops) how would it change the polar patern. I know it's ment to be used with omni pressure transducers bu...
by al burn
Sat Nov 01, 2003 8:55 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: mxl 990 microphone
Replies: 0
Views: 260

mxl 990 microphone

has any one used this microphone?

what dose it sound like? how much proximity effect? off axis coloration... etc.

how dose it compair to other mikes like the: Oktava 219/319, akg 414, u87, etc.

they're only $69 so, i think i might try one
by al burn
Tue Oct 28, 2003 10:41 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: TEAC 3340s 1/4inch 4 track for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 614

Re: TEAC 3340s 1/4inch 4 track for sale

kelly,

I'd be happy to sell it to you.

call me: Alex (916) 652 0311 leave a msg. I turn off the ringer when I'm recording.
by al burn
Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:18 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: TEAC 3340s 1/4inch 4 track for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 614

TEAC 3340s 1/4inch 4 track for sale

I have one for sale. I use a Fostex G16 in my studio but, I like to use the TEAC for mobil recordings as It has 4 mic/line inputs with a basic mixer as well as 4 RCA inputs. This makes it easy to plug in 4 mikes and recored simple ideas/jams or, you can use a board and bus several mikes to the 4 tra...