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10 reasons why electronic records need special attention In recognition of Electronic Records Day 2014, here is a list of reasons why everyone should be thinking more about electronic records. Managing electronic records is like caring for a perpetual toddler: they need regular attention and care in order to remain accessible. Electronic records can become […]

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Vinyl disc records preservation refers to the preventive measures taken to defend against damage and slow degradation, and to maintain fidelity of singles, 12″ singles, EP, LP in 45 or 33⅓ rpm disc recordings. LPs are most often in the 12” format, although very early vinyl recordings were 10”. Vinyl LP preservation is generally considered […]

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Mini Disc Facts The first MiniDisc to be released in the USA was MTV Unplugged by Mariah Carey on December 7, 1992. Sony announced they would cease development of MD devices, with last of the players to be sold by March 2013. Market history Sony’s MiniDisc was one of two rival digital systems, introduced in […]

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Source: Wikipedia Sticky-shed syndrome is a condition created by the deterioration of the binders in a magnetic tape, which hold the iron oxide magnetizable coating to its plastic carrier. This deterioration renders the tape unusable. Some kinds of binder are known to break down over time, due to the absorption of moisture (hydrolysis). The symptoms […]

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