Metaxas & Sins R2R update


Kostas Metaxas writes: “Final version of playback circuit ...huge sound...the SI8 with Nortronics heads and new pinchroller is the new reference. Far more detailed, transparent than the SM7 with butterfly bogen heads. In particular, the sound in the bass-midbass is so "real" - every small detail can be heard. The next trax I'll be posting with Jex at different distances will make that clear.Jex to the rescue...the fascinating part of developing my own tape machine is that this will be the first time ever, that a High End designer has tackled such a project - already I can hear the "huge" differences that even small parts in the tape path can make. Manufacturers in the 1970's/80's could never imagine how much more information could be extracted from existing tapes...”