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TB ReelBus VST Tape Simulator

Blind test anyone? Three files (Dry, Reelbus & Slate's VTM in random order), plugs on every track and master track. I tried to match output to the peak, not precise match. Which do you prefer? https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B_KJfolHirjSQ0FpTzBCYzFEaWc/edit

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So I Compared Some Tape Machines and Emulations (No Blind Tests, just Data!)

...could get my hands on. The participants in the study were: Slate Digital Virtual Tape Machines, Toneboosters ReelBus, U-he Satin with tape machines: Otari MTR-12 and Otari MX-5050Bii. The Study I know there’s been a lot of blind testing comparisons between tape machines and their emulations. In my humble opinion, there’s a glaring problem with these...

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Looking for an a/d that gives the closest distortion to tape

...a console sound, I may be mistaken. The tape emu I've used which to me sounds like tape is Reelbus. However I think tape does a lot more than what an emulation can do. They are beasts of machines and have a gazillion moving parts and mechanical and electrical characteristics, not...

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