portable reel to reel??

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Re: portable reel to reel??

Post by kdgh » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:04 pm

True about running it trough the circuit, but you won't get the saturation of the tape itself in that case!

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Re: portable reel to reel??

Post by tone-def » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:08 pm

Casanova808 wrote:You can put a playback head after a recording head, that is how a tape echo works.

As far as realtime playback goes, it is possible if the unit it set up that way, but I doubt the Nagra works like that. However, you can run audio through its circuits and use it as a sort of preamp.
i don't think Nagra machines work in that way. there main use was to record sound on film sets and foley/audio post studios. they were made to be pretty clean sounding so if you want something dirty it's probably not the best choice. if your a mastering engineer it's a good investment.

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