[JPL] Help please

Bradley M. Stone bstone at science.sjsu.edu
Fri Apr 25 13:09:18 EDT 2008


Aloha,

We use professional grade Denon 961's.  They don't have all the features
one would possibly want, but they are built like tanks.  Like Martin we
gave up on Tascam and Technics long ago.

The light is on.

Brad


Dr. Brad Stone
Music Director (Jazz, Blues World)
Faculty Advisor
KSJS 90.5 FM
1 Washington Square
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA   95192-0094
 
Home Office:
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bstone at science.sjsu.edu
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[mailto:jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of Hudson, B.H.
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 5:11 AM
To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
Subject: RE: [JPL] Help please


we use inexpensive Sony CD players that are stacked. if they break down,
for whatever reason, we get a quick replacement. forget tascam, etc.
they are all not nearly as good as the old days and haven't proven to
take the abuse any better than less expensive CD players.
love having things on hard drive. get a clean rip before the CD goes out
in circulation to announcers. playback problems for audio files now rare
here.
BH Hudson
WNCU


We are having terrible skipping problems with our CD players, Tascam
CD01U
professional models, in master control.  Our new friendly engineer says
all
CD players skip and that he spoke with other stations and Jazzworks at
the
NAB and people are using these and they are skipping.  Remember when
Tascam
meant something good?



But I say this is VERY bad and I'm wondering if anyone has something
that is
working.  We will eventually be on hard drive but that is not happening
this
month so I'm looking for a solution.



Also does anyone know if stacking them 3 in a row is a problem.  We turn
them off at night and are really only running them for 5 hours straight,
not
24.  We have some old Re-Vox, in production that work pretty well, but
they
are almost 20 years old and have some mechanical problems.  Of course
they
don't make those anymore.



I'm looking forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,





Blaise Lantana

Music Director

KJZZ Phoenix

91.5 Fm

KJZZ.org




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