Chapter 4: Post Production, Analog

nagraAfter the production tracks had been recorded in the field, the ¼-inch audiotape (such as from a Nagra) were sent back to the lab or studio for transfer to either 16mm or 35mm sprocketed magnetic film. This initial transfer was a critical stage for the audio (and the person who recorded it), since a poor transfer could easily induce lots of distortion.

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