Shaw Sounds - Offer a high quality professional audio transfer and remastering service.
All equipment meets stringent standards for accuracy and reliability.
All studio equipment is of the highest quality and maintained regularly -
Studer | Revox | EMT | Rega | Spendor | HHB | Quad | Nakamichi | Tascam | Sony | BBC SCA1 | Cedar Audio | Akai | PRECO
Digital software -
Cool Edit Professional | Algorithmix | Steinberg WavLab | Cedar Audio | iZotope | Adobe Audition
EMT 950 direct drive turntables are used as standard replay units for LP and 78 rpm records. They are recognised as the industry standard in the field of broadcasting.
Reel to Reel tapes are reproduced on Studer A807 & A810 professional machines. These superb recorders give accurate and faithful frequency responses throughout the range & offer speeds 3.75 to 30 ips. We also use Revox B77 recorders for 4-track formats.
Cassette tapes are played on Studer A710 - A721 & Nakamichi professional machines. These decks are real workhorses that can cater for many formats including dolby B, C & S, HX Pro and have the facilities for manual azimuth allignment to obtain optimum frequency responses.
EMT Turntables are regularly maintained for peak playback quality. Styli too are regularly changed for optimum results.
Moving Coil and Magnetic cartridges used: EMT, Dynavector, Coral, Ortofon, Stanton & Shure.
Digital Hardware "Cedar Audio" duo declickle & dehiss noise reduction and BRX de-buzzer rack mount units for processing are used.
Studer D730 Professional CD players are used for monitoring final disc quality.
Repairs to damaged records & audio cassettes, 8 - track cartridges etc, can be salvaged prior to transfer.
Open reel tapes that are severely damaged and have suffered from deterioration over the years, can be baked, spliced, edited and restored. Every effort is made to remedy the imperfections of original material.
If you have any questions regarding audio transfer and restoration, please feel free to contact me.
Phone 01708 342553.