AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author

John French

Primary Affiliation: JRF Magnetic Sciences Inc - Greendell, NJ, USA

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 and that was it for digital. John and his wife Cookie started JRF Magnetic Sciences Inc in 1980 and have spent the past 33 years servicing the analog recording industries with magnetic head reconditioning, replacement head sales, custom design and other support services. Work has included analog heads for equipment manufacturers, high speed tape duplication facilities, recording studio, broadcast, mastering, archival, personal recording and most recently, audiophile clients. 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 19: W19: "Help! I Have a Tape Recorder!"—Restoration and Rebuilding Analog Tape Machines (Panelist)

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EXHIBITION HOURS October 18th 10am ��� 6pm October 19th 10am ��� 6pm October 20th 10am ��� 4pm
REGISTRATION DESK October 16th 3pm ��� 7pm October 17th 8am ��� 6pm October 18th 8am ��� 6pm October 19th 8am ��� 6pm October 20th 8am ��� 4pm
TECHNICAL PROGRAM October 17th 9am ��� 7pm October 18th 9am ��� 7pm October 19th 9am ��� 7pm October 20th 9am ��� 6pm
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