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Giga Lives!

Discussion in 'Music Creation' started by georgelegeriii, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. georgelegeriii

    georgelegeriii Senior member

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  3. Wade

    Wade New Member

    Good news. But being me, I just wanted to talk about the first line of the press release :)

    "TEAC is the world leader in recording technology and started the project studio revolution."

    I don't believe the first part of the statement, and I query the second. Did TEAC start any kind of studio recording revolution? I accept I may just not know about it, not having lived as long as some folks here, but I'm gonna take a punt it's not true either. When I think of TEAC I think mostly of their cheap VCRs and blank tapes.
     
  4. Howard W

    Howard W Member

    I don't know if you would say they are the leader in recording technology but they did have a lot of firsts. One of them being the A-3340 4 track reel to reel
    (sound on sound) tape deck. It was the first piece of "professional" recording gear I owned. We recorded several sessions that were used on both PBS and NPR and a couple of early albums using the 3340 so I'd say Teac did have a big hand in the "project studio revolution".

    Also, Teac/Tascam developed the "Portastudio" cassette concept that was widely copied. I had a Teac A-3340 in the mid-late seventies, it wasn't long after that the first Portastudios came out.

    As for recording technology, Gigastudio with it's real-time disk streaming was way ahead of the curve, it's still a viable format years later, and apparently.... not dead yet.

    Howard
     
  5. Wade

    Wade New Member

    Thanks for the info.
     

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