Transcription record question

John Francini
Tue Mar 7 14:27:26 EST 2006

On 7 Mar 2006, at 12:42, rogerkirk wrote:

> "John J. Francini" wrote:
>> One thing about the preamp -- if I recall correctly, the RIAA
>> equalization curve was developed for the LP record; there were either
>> different curves (or none at all) for other record types. It's
>> unclear if the included preamp includes switchable equalization
>> curves.
> Assuming that this project is to extract the sound for listening  
> and/or preservation (not to create a maximum-fidelity, lowest noise  
> master) and ignoring signal to noise ratio issues, playback eq  
> curve inequities should be fixable after transcription using a 32- 
> band equalizer.

But that assumes you know what eq was applied in the first place when  
putting the signal onto the record.  I would argue that, if  
preservation is the goal, you'd want to create that maximum-fidelity/ 
lowest noise master.


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