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Eddie, Your "Analog Tape 101" article was timely for my purposes. I'm a "non-tech" with a Tascam 85-16B (1-inch, analog, 16-track w/dbx, circa 1985),
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Eddie,Your "Analog Tape 101" article was timely for my purposes. I'm a "non-tech" with a Tascam 85-16B (1-inch, analog, 16-track w/dbx, circa 1985), and would like to raise my level of understanding so that I can at least calibrate my machine. My first attempt - following the original manual to the letter using an oscillator and the specified test tape - resulted in good sound without the dbx, but extreme level shifts of about 6 dB with the noise reduction switched in. Am I missing something?