[rescue] Lossless audio capture

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Oct 27 08:23:29 CDT 2006

>From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
>Date: 2006/10/26 Thu PM 03:29:34 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] advice on rescuing an e10k

>On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Bill Bradford wrote:
>>> SGI "Python" drive could read + write audio over scsi bus to the 4mm
>>> drive.  Bad. Ass.
>> And this is practically useful HOW? 8-)
>Lossless audio capture from your workstation, rather than having to
>purchase a deck, back in the days when 2GB drives were "huge"?

Lossless? How can you convert analog to digital without *any* loss? (yes, I'm picking nits)

Using a multi-thousand dollar computer to take the place of a high-quality tape deck seems like "six of one, half-dozen of another"...


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