These Days all analog audio formats are obsolete. Stored analog media ages and is at high risk of physical damage and irrecoverable loss of the recorded signal.To make sure you can still enjoy your rare and unique recordings for many years it´s critical to have them reformatted to digital files.
The TMT digitization lab has the capacity to repair, clean and reformat following original sound recording formats:
- Vinyl Records
- Audio Cassettes
- 1/4″ (6,35 mm) Audio Tape
Tapes and records are gently cleaned prior to digitization. Repairs and other treatments (such as tape baking or re-lubrication) may also be carried out in order to address the adverse effects of aging, degradation or damage to the original media and to ensure the optimal capture of sound during reformatting.
The TMT digitization lab produces digital audio formats suited to purpose:
Preservation Master File: This file serves as the highest-quality archival master that will be maintained in perpetuity for creating reproductions of the original recording. Encoding specifications are:
- File format: Broadcast WAV
- Bitrate: 24 bit
- Samplerate: 96 kHz
Additionally to the preservation Master File your files will be delivered in any desired file format.
Choose between normal and express delivery
The following examples demonstrate a before-after comparison.
• Extensive cleaning
• Special repairs
Digitizing & Remastering
• Digitization and restoration
• Extensive cleaning and repair
• Specific restoration methods