Most analog tape recorders exhibit head bump variations in low-frequency response. When companding noise reduction is used the effect of head bumpes becomes the most prominent defect in recordings. The use of dedicated semi-fixed parametric equalizers to flatten recorder response has improved the quality of the author's tape production.
Affiliation: Dan Dugan Sound Design, San Francisco, CA
AES Convention: 72 (October 1982) Paper Number: 1901
Publication Date: October 1, 1982
Subject: Studio Design and Technology
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