[rescue] Lossless audio capture

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Oct 27 09:40:27 CDT 2006

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 08:23:29AM -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:

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

DAT was digital so copying from DAT to harddrive via the Archive drives
was an all digital process and lossless.
> 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"... 

Not if you felt a need for the computer anyway for editing purposes.
Sure, you can do alot with cutting tape, but that is going to be a lot
harder than using a digital audio workstation.  And then there might
have been users trying to move audio from a Protools system to say a
Irix based editing/finishing system.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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