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Challenges in Archiving and Restoration

[Feature] Analog recording media from yesteryear such as lacquer disks, 78 rpm records, and reel-to-reel tapes all suffer from different aging processes and fragilities that make it a challenge to deal with them safely and correctly, with the best chance of extracting the content for posterity with high sonic quality. Workshop presentations from the 139th Convention tackled the handling and restoration of difficult media.

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JAES Volume 64 Issue 1/2 pp. 94-97; January 2016
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