AES New York 2015 Presenter or Author

John French

Primary Affiliation: JRF Magnetic Sciences Inc - Greendell, NJ, USA
AES Member Type: Life Member

Bio: John is a graduate of Cleveland Institute of Electronics and the North Jersey Drafting and Mechanical Design School and joined his family head manufacturing businesses (Gem Electro-Magnetics and Grandy Inc) after returning from the Air Force in 1970. After 3 years of working with digital tape certification equipment, he attended his first AES show in 1974 and that was it for digital. John and his wife Cookie started JRF Magnetic Sciences Inc in 1980 and have spent the past 35 years servicing the analog recording industries with magnetic head reconditioning, replacement head sales, custom head and assembly design and other support services. Work has included analog heads for Government agencies, Equipment manufacturers, High speed tape duplication facilities, Recording studios, Broadcast, Mastering, Archival, Audiophile clients and recently completed a 30-track custom playback head assembly for the University of Texas and NASA for archival of the Apollo 12 mission tapes. John is a career long member of AES, NARAS and served as chairman of the 70th AES convention in which he received the Board of Governors award for starting the workshop programs at the AES conventions.

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Session List

Oct 30: W6: Help, I Have a Tape Machine! (Redux) (Panelist)

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EXHIBITION HOURS October 30th   10am - 6pm October 31st   10am - 6pm November 1st   10am - 4pm
REGISTRATION DESK October 28th   3pm - 7pm October 29th   8am - 6pm October 30th   8am - 6pm October 31st   8am - 6pm November 1st   8am - 4pm
TECHNICAL PROGRAM October 29th   9am - 7pm October 30th   9am - 7pm October 31st   9am - 7pm November 1st   9am - 6pm
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