The PD(PRODIGI) format is the widely accepted format of the professional-use stationary head digital audio tape recorders. The X-86 2-channel digital audio tape reorder based on this PD format has lots of features. The number of quantization bits is 20-bit linear slot and the error correcting code is the robust RSC code. Moreover, both insert recording which is called punch in/punch out, and tape-cut editing, are capable. This paper describes the digital signal processing of the X-86.
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