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Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby ITHertz » Fri May 07, 2021 1:12 am

Hi Folks,

I'm think of getting one of the T-RackS Tape Machines which are currently on sale.

I'm wondering which unit people would recommend as a general purpose mixbus processor that would work across a range of styles? If you could only have one, which would it be?

Cheers,

Chris
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby ITHertz » Fri May 07, 2021 10:05 am

I'm still think...ing :D
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby The Elf » Fri May 07, 2021 10:42 am

I have to say I view this type of plug-in as 'magic beans' territory. I'd say keep your money in your pocket. Just IMHO!
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby Zukan » Fri May 07, 2021 10:55 am

Does it have to be T-Racks?
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby ITHertz » Fri May 07, 2021 11:28 am

The IK ones are 75% off and have had good reviews.
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby James Perrett » Fri May 07, 2021 2:10 pm

In my opinion Uhe's Satin gives you much more control and more extensive features. However, don't expect a major difference if you are using an accurate tape emulation. The real sound of tape is fairly subtle - unless you are using a badly adjusted domestic machine.
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby ITHertz » Fri May 07, 2021 2:26 pm

James Perrett wrote:In my opinion Uhe's Satin gives you much more control and more extensive features. However, don't expect a major difference if you are using an accurate tape emulation. The real sound of tape is fairly subtle - unless you are using a badly adjusted domestic machine.

Satin is 5X the price at the moment!
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby blinddrew » Fri May 07, 2021 2:45 pm

I waited a year until Taupe came round in Acustica's black friday sale, I think it was worth it.
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby jimjazzdad » Sun May 09, 2021 12:07 pm

Can't go wrong with Airwindows ToTape5 and the price is right - a donation to Chris.
https://www.airwindows.com/totape5/
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Re: Which T-RackS Tape Machine?

Postby ITHertz » Sun May 09, 2021 12:26 pm

Thanks for the replies, I took the plunge and went for the 24 - it has the flattest frequency response of the four.

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