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Subject: Re: Mono recording possible?
From: Rob Ward (
Date: 2002-10-15

I am doing a similiar thing with my casettes.

Rob wrote:

> schrieb am 15.10.02 10:37:53:
>>The MAS data sheets are a bit unclear, but mono recording seems possible.
>>I'm not sure if we can select channel though. I'll have to experiment a
>Looking forward to the result of that experiment.
>You probably know that when you convert a mono recording made on a stereo
>tape deck to mp3 you get interferences when you combine both mono tracks into
>one. So selecting one channel is essential for high quality mono recording.
>Also it would be interesting if for stereo recordings the archos allows
>different recording levels for the left/right channel (like the balance you
>have in playback). Most stereo sources I have do not have an even balance -
>this is a problem I run into with my other digital recorders as well.
>I've started the task of converting my complete cassette collection
> (over 500 tapes) to mp3 because basically they are starting to fall apart.
>I'm using the Archos for that, otherwise this task would block my PC for
>eternaty. The Archos firmware is still in beta perfomance-wise and I doubt that
>will change. So I can't wait to get beta testing on the first recording RockBox
>firmwares :)
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