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Author Topic: Mixing to 1/2" at 30ips or 15ips  (Read 5813 times)

Dominick

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Re: Mixing to 1/2" at 30ips or 15ips
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2011, 10:05:04 am »

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Dominick Costanzo

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Re: Mixing to 1/2" at 30ips or 15ips
« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2011, 12:20:45 am »

If you use a high-output tape, most 1/2" machines will run out of headroom in the record electronics long before the tape does, so you won't get improved headroom or S/N at 30 ips. If you track at 30 ips, 15 ips might be preferable for mixdown in order to avoid "doubling-up" the head bump.
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