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PCM Recorder—A New Type of Audio Magnetic Tape Recorder

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The PCM recorder is a new type of audio magnetic tape recorder that records audio signals in the form of pulse codes. The composition and performance of the PCM recorder, are explained in comparison with conventional magnetic tape recorders. The PCM recorder owes its superiority in performance compared to conventional audio recorders to the adoption of a digital recording system. Quality of reproduction satisfies the most rigid standards for recording of music signals.

JAES Volume 21 Issue 7 pp. 542-548; September 1973
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