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The Use of 35-mm Sprocket-Type Magnetic Film in Recording Phonograph Masters

This paper discusses the use of perforated 35-mm magnetic film as the recording medium in preparing phonograph masters; the Westrex 35-mm system is described. Performance characteristics are given. A comparison of 35-mm magnetic film versus 1/4-in. magnetic tape relative to flutter, signal-to-noise ratio, print-through, modulation noise, and intermodulation distortion is given.

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JAES Volume 8 Issue 3 pp. 172-176; July 1960
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