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Query:   Dat Tapes
Author:  Tania Granadillo
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   General Linguistics

Summary:   Two people responded, Eric Raimy and Tom Klingler. They both agreed that DDS computer grade tapes are just as good as the audio dat tapes so it is not worthwhile to spend the extra mone on audio dat tapes. They did note that it is important to stick with the 60 m tapes (2 hrs) due to the more fragile nature of longer tapes.

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LL Issue: 14.2773
Date Posted: 13-Oct-2003
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