Tape Recorder Flutter: Causes and Effects
The widespread use of tape recorders for experimental purposes makes it necessary to establish the motion characteristics of tape transport mechanisms. At the U.S. Navy Electronics Laboratory investigations have been made of a wide variety of magnetic tape recorders. Factors affecting their flutter performance have been checked to insure the best possible flutter performance in Laboratory experimental use. This paper reviews results obtained from measurements, and compares flutter in several types of tape transport mechanisms.
Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $33 for non-members and is temporarily free for AES members.