Thanks for taking the trouble to post this message on Birding-aus.
I've dropped broad hints to my family about the Life of Birds video(s) &
book (!), so I (like many others thanks to your warning) will check it to
ensure its sound is not distorted.
Yes, its a great series, heh?
Director, Muir Environmental
> From: Paul Taylor <>
> To: Birding-Aus <>
> Subject: Life of Birds video - sound distortion :(
> Date: Sunday, 6 December 1998 19:43
> I've just been watching the new Life of Birds series on video; one
> a week just isn't enough! Unfortunately, I've just discovered that my
> of the third tape (episodes 8-10) has bad sound distortion; it sounds
> the signal level was set too high and clipped the signal. I'll be taking
> it back tomorrow to hopefully replace it with a non-distorted copy; with
> luck, the problem was with the particular tape recorder and not the input
> signal. If you have bought a copy, and I'm sure many of you will, it's
> probably advisable to check each of the tapes for sound distortion;
> the few minutes of the first episode on each tape should be sufficient to
> quickly identify a bad tape.
> Paul Taylor Veni, vidi, tici -
> I came, I saw, I ticked.