Tape Cailb Help! run at +3 with 355nwb/m MRL

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Tape Cailb Help! run at +3 with 355nwb/m MRL

Post by ciaopatsy » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:48 pm

Hi all. Got a client coming in that wants to run my JH-24 at +3/250 but I only have an MRL that's 355 nwb/m +6. Whereabouts would I want to set my meters on Repro at +3/250 type setting using my 355 nwb/m MRL? Do I cailbrate to -3 on the vu in Repro? Thanks! :oops:

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Re: Tape Cailb Help! run at +3 with 355nwb/m MRL

Post by crow » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:22 pm

Yes, I believe you're right. If your calibration tape is +6, set repro to -3 to end up at +3.

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Post by Nick Sevilla » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:58 am

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Re: Tape Cailb Help! run at +3 with 355nwb/m MRL

Post by Magnetic Services » Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:50 pm

The Tape Op book (volume 2 I think) has a handy calibration chart that's helped me out A LOT. Even with the original manual for my Tascam and an MRL tape, I still referenced that chart. I think I saw a PDF of it online, but it's definitely worth buying the book.

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Re: Tape Cailb Help! run at +3 with 355nwb/m MRL

Post by cjmnash » Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:48 pm

Mara Machines just launched a tape machine calibration app for iOS - here's the link:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/maratap ... ?ls=1&mt=8
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Re: Tape Cailb Help! run at +3 with 355nwb/m MRL

Post by A.David.MacKinnon » Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:01 am

cjmnash wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:48 pm
Mara Machines just launched a tape machine calibration app for iOS - here's the link:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/maratap ... ?ls=1&mt=8
Amazing!

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Re: Tape Cailb Help! run at +3 with 355nwb/m MRL

Post by markjazzbassist » Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:35 am

wow i need to get this, thank you!

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Post by cjmnash » Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:36 pm

thanks!! enjoy & spread the word!
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