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Discussion in 'Audio Terms' started by audiokid, Jun 6, 2010.

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    audiokid Chris Staff Resource Member

    Mar 20, 2000
    Prince George, BC
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    An electrical current that is sent through the tape heads during recording in order to insure that a minimum level of magnetization is going on at all times. This increases the frequency response of the recording by making it easier for high frequency portions of a signal to reach tape. Yet it also increases tape hiss, because it produces a chaotic non pattern" on the surface of the tape, which reproduces as noise.

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