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What frequency/bit depth were the Beatles recorded at?

I read an article about how magnetic tape in the early 1960's could only record roughly 100kbs. Does this mean the master recordings of the Beatles are relatively low quality compared to the 768kbs (...
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Best audio Format for pure audio of Vinyl Digitization

I understand that this is a fairly subjective question, so let me provide a little bit of background. I am trying to set up a easy to use panel with a couple of buttons to make digitizing old vinyl ...
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Combining two clicky copies of the same record into one good recording

I have two copies of a Belgian 45 RPM single that are both rather clicky even after being washed. The pops occur throughout, stochastically, but occupy a small fraction of the overall time, such that ...
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What are important considerations when mixing and mastering a track for vinyl distribution?

Music on vinyl frequently has a different sound characteristic than music released in digital formats. This is mainly because the unique characteristics of vinyl. But from what I've heard, the vinyl ...
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Unbalanced Line Level vs Balanced Microphone Level [closed]

So, I'm trying to digitise some vinyls. I have a big amplifier, and I might just use the preamp in that, but I might instead get the Radial J33. The Radial J33 is a phono preamp, but it has both RCA ...
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How to clean the needle of a technics 1200 mk2

Sometimes the needle gets dusty, how should I clean it? the way I do it now is just pick away the dust with my fingers, and it seems to work but it doesn't seem professional to clean it with my ...
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recording from vinyl to tape

I have a Marantz record deck, a Denon - DRM 540 Tape deck and a Marantz PM5004 integrated amp. I have been trying to record from vinyl to cassette with no success. Can anyone give some advice?
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Best setting for digitizing vinyl

I would like to digitize my vinyl collection which consists mainly in electronic music. My setup is the following: - 2 Technics 1210 MK2 - Ortofon Concorde DJ E Cartridges (Frequency range at 3dB - ...
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What is the actual waveform of step signals recorded onto a vinyl?

If a step signal (sudden signal change, square waves etc.) is recorded onto a vinyl record, what would be the resulting waveform actually captured on the final disk?
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Workflow for detecting vinyl BPM?

I have around 200 vinyl DJ records that I want to catalog with BPM data. (Being DJ records, the majority of my collection would have a single value for BPM.) Gathering this data presents a challenge ...
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How to loop vinyl records?

In this video the opening is accompanied by the sound of a looped vinyl. At 9 seconds in you can see the vinyl record with several tape markers. How is the looping of the vinyl achieved? Is it ...
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“Digitally Remastered” Vinyl albums

I have a vinyl record that says it has been digitally remastered - this would mean that there is no true analogue wave anymore. One reason I still have and buy vinyl albums is because they are ...