Quote Richard Vine:
Thanks, I wondered about this for some time. So it seems existing digital recording technology is more than capable of doing the job, and (production aside) any quality issues are due to format of transmission/playback...
I think it depends on what your definition of "doing the job" is.
Can you record an analog 1/2 inch master tape to the "best" digital format, though the best "a to d" converters and still be able to tell the difference between the source and digital recording blind?
IME, yes, you can tell a difference, so is there still room for improvement in conversion quality?
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