AES New York 2011
Tutorial T11

Saturday, October 22, 9:00 am — 12:00 pm (Room: 1E07)

T11 - Technology and Practice of Disk Mastering for Vinyl Products

Paul Gold
Albert Grundy

This tutorial on the technology and practice of disk mastering will cover topics including: technology of the 33 1/3 12-inch LP record; the blank disk and cutting stylus; available space and lines per inch; mechanics of the groove: lateral, vertical and orthogonal motions; the dynamic cutter head stylus amplitude, velocity and acceleration; evolution of the recording characteristic; time constants and corner frequencies; limitations imposed by 10 octave bandwidth. The second part of the tutorial will look at applying this information to cutting parameters after auditioning the program.

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