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Offline Ki Choi

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Tape Comparison Chart
« on: November 12, 2009, 05:23:25 PM »
Is there a document that lists all (if possible) Quantegy/Ampex/Scotch/BASF tapes and their equivalent modern tapes?

Below is what US Recording Media listed on their Website:

RMGI tape equivalent to Quantegy/AMPEX tape.
?  Quantegy/AMPEX 456 >>>>>>>>>>RMGI SM911 or ATR Studio Master Tape
?  Quantegy/AMPEX 457 >>>>>>>>>>RMGI LPR35
?  Quantegy/AMPEX 499/GP9/3M996>>>>>>>RMGI SM900 or ATR Studio Master Tape
?  Quantegy/AMPEX 480>>>>>>>>>>>ATR Studio Master Tape
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Offline jcmusic

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Re: Tape Comparison Chart
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2009, 09:00:32 PM »
Hi Ki,
I went down this road a while back you are most likely to get quite a few different answers!!! As I did, some agree on this one and that one, but others will disagree!!! Hard to be sure!!!

Redpoint Model D TT/Soundsmith Sotto Voce Cartridge Otari MX 5050 BII/BH Tube Repro deHavilland Model 222
 Ah Njoe Tjoeb 4000, Rogue Magnum 99, Korneff 45 SET Amp, Klipsch K-Horns Bass Bins/2" Tractrix Horns 2" BMS Drivers, Vintage Tubes.

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Re: Tape Comparison Chart
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010, 03:35:19 AM »

What about Maxell UD 35-90 Tapes, which were very popular (at least in Italy) in the late 80s and early 90s?

Does anybody know which tape is matching their characteristics and replacing them?

Thank you.

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