open-reel


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open-reel

adj
(Electronics) another term for reel-to-reel
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Acquired by the CPM in 2015 and comprised of 167 original open-reel tape recordings from Brown County, Indiana, the Hedrick collection is one of the most historically and culturally significant assemblages of live hillbilly music and bluegrass recordings in existence.
The Fine Arts Library has received thousands of LPs, CDs, and open-reel tapes from the station on previous occasions over the last thirty years, but this is by far the biggest single transfer, and may be the largest such ingestion of CDs by an academic library.
Now, we add higher throughput to the Record system to suit customers whose analogue audio archive material is currently carried on cassette, vinyl, open-reel tape and 78s.
Obviously, the sonics are better than any cassette deck--or for that matter, any consumer open-reel recorder I have ever got my hands on.
In the early 1960s a new tool appeared on the scene -- the magnetic open-reel audio tape.
Ferrington, who now runs the Web site, first became fascinated by natural sounds as a child when his parents bought him a big, open-reel tape recorder.
1 PRO were developed by the legendary Niro Nakamichi, the Japanese master engineer who designed the first three-head cassette tape deck 30 years ago, pioneering the shift from open-reel tape recorders to cassette.
It comprises a wide range of historic formats including LPs, 78s, 45s, cylinders, transcription discs, instantaneous-cut discs, and open-reel tapes.
Open-reel master tapes would seem to be the ideal answer but obviously impractical.
Digital open-reel equipment is massively affected by this purchasing pattern as it will lose a substantial market share in the future to digital hard-disk and profession Mini-disk.
The Fountain Legacy Project was initiated to preserve and disseminate recordings of some of the many performances he conducted during that period; for this project, roughly 350 analog tapes (both open-reel and cassette) were digitized and archived for purposes of both dissemination and preservation, and the present disc is one result of that initiative.
Incidentally, Decca have come up with two clever packaging ideas: First, they have given the disc itself the appearance of an open-reel tape.