[ProAudio] Dolby A with no tones (was 4-channel program distribution format(s))
jim at audiosystemsgroup.com
Wed Jan 25 21:20:53 PST 2023
On 1/25/2023 5:04 PM, Richard L. Hess via ProAudio wrote:
> It all depends on the use.
> For archival preservation copies, I don't touch EQ or do anything,
> thereby allowing some future engineer the opportunity to use better
> tools than I have available in the future to do something without having
> to undo anything.
Yes, I've done exactly that when archiving stuff, and for the same reason.
> However, for many projects, I deliver a preservation copy and an access
> copy which is EQ'd, de-noised, and whatever else is needed.
> Of course I try to set the correct tape playback EQ (NAB/IEC) or some of
> the other variations listed in IASA TC-04 and use my ears for that, but
> keep it standards-based.
> Noise reduction like we're talking about is a big concern, which is why
> I provide a raw and a noise reduced transfer, again, so no one has to
> undo something I did if it was wrong, and undoing NR is no where near as
> easy as undoing EQ.
If I were in that biz I'd do the same.
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