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Precise Performance Measurements on a New Sound Recording Tape

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Some of the problems introduced in the measurement of magnetic tape characteristics as a result of the lack of uniform test methods are discussed, and the procedures used by atape manufacturer for the production of own reference tapes and precise test equipment standardization are described. In addition, various precautions for assuring repeatability and accuracy of measurement are discussed and, finally, some test data obtained with the standardized equipment and methods on a new sound tape are presented.

JAES Volume 13 Issue 1 pp. 50-56; January 1965
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