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Old 07-12-2012, 01:47 PM
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Digalog cassettes

I picked up the Foo Fighters - There is nothing left to lose on Digalog cassette and have to say that it sounds fantastic. I believe these tapes used a quality cobalt formulation.
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:52 PM
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i got a tape the other day marked Digalog with a sticker on the back. what is that?
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:01 PM
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It means that the cassettes were made from a digital master.

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Old 07-13-2012, 01:40 PM
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"Digalog"--an amalgam of digital and analogue--is a trademark of the WEA (Warner/Electra/Atlantic) group that had duplication facilities in Olyphant, PA, (Specialty Records) and Los Angeles, CA, (Allied). WEA used Concept Designs' digital bins feeding slaves enabled with Dolby HX. The vast majority of the tape was BASF LH-D, the basic Type I ferric noted for excellent consistency and low rub-off. Other tape could be SKC or Aurex ferric tapes.
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:14 PM
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Later cassette tapes are recorded from digital master bins, therefore they have a more digital-like sound, e.g. crisper and sterile, sound characteristics that are associated with digital sound. This happened in the mid 80's. (around that time)
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:19 PM
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ug, early digital...
if its anything like early RCA victor red seal digital master LP's, it will be lousy.
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