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Subject: Pro Walkman (was Re: [Nature Recordists] Re: Lyrebird)
From: "Dan Dugan" dandugan_1999
Date: Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:53 pm ((PST))
> <<[P.S. That Sony recorder/microphone system, loaded with metal  
> formulation tape and running Dolby C NR, used to make very nice  
> recordings that were quite forgiving of technique. I was sad to lose  
> it...]>>
> All through the 80s & 90s that machine accompanied me on tours  
> throughout North America, Europe & Southeast Asia & many of those  
> recordings still sound surprisingly good to me, compared to current  
> digital counterparts.
> I still have it if you really pine to have one again. <g>

I still service them, but I try hard to talk people out of it because in my 
opinion the recorder that you could buy with the cost of service will sound 

No analog nostagia here--I've always sought transparency.


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