The Use of 35-mm Sprocket Type Magnetic Film in Recording Phonograph Masters
Although not in general use in the disk recording industry, 35-mm perforated magnetic film offers many advantages as the transfer medium from original audio signals to the final master disk recording. Its flutter, signal-to-noise ratio, modulation noise (noise behind the signal), print-through and intermodulation characteristics are excellent and, as demonstrated by its use in the motion picture industry, ease of handling and particularly editing makes it a useful recording medium. Data comparing performance characteristics to 1/4 inch tape recording will be given. Finally, as an example of 35-mm perforated magnetic film as the transfer medium in the preparation of stereo disk masters, the system used by Mr. Harry Belock at the Belock Recording Studios will be described.
Click to purchase paper 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, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.