FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

1.1 What do I have to deliver so that the order can be dealt with?
1.2 What should I take into consideration when sending material?
1.3 When and how is payment made?

2.1 What kind of sound or data recording media can I deliver as the master?
2.2 How must my master be labelled?
2.3 What information must be included in the track listing?
2.4 How should I prepare the master, what technical specifications must it meet,
and which precautions will keep studio time down?
2.5 What should I check on the master before sending it?
2.6 How should my master sound?
2.7 Should my master be pre-mastered?
2.8 What advantages and disadvantages (pros and cons) do the various sound and data recorders have?
2.9 How should material for loops (lock grooves) be prepared?

3.1 If my material is pre-mastered, or just a 1:1 transfer is requested, under what circumstances is
additional studio time charged for treatment?
3.2 How are the side length and the achievable volume level dependent on one another?
3.3 Why are some records not cut right up to the label?
3.4 Which is better, 33 or 45 rpm?
3.5 Is it impossible to cut out-of-phase bass?

4.1 What do I have to consider when ordering dubplates?
4.2 What kinds of dubplates are availiable?
4.3 Is playing dubplates the same as playing vinyl? line

1.1 What do I have to deliver so that the order can be dealt with?


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1.2 What should I take into consideration when sending material?


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1.3 When and how is payment made?


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2.1 What kind of sound or data recording media can I deliver
as the master?


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2.2 How must my master be labelled?


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2.3 What information must be included in the track listing?


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2.4 How should I prepare the master, what technical specifications
must it meet, and which precautions will keep studio time
down?


DAT:
1/4 Tape:
CD-ROM:
Cassette:
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2.5 What should I check on the master before sending it?


all formats
DAT
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2.6 How should my master sound?


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2.7 Should my master be pre-mastered?


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2.8 What advantages and disadvantages (pros and cons) do the
various sound and data recorders have?


all disc formats:
all tape formats:
Audio CD-R, Audio CD:
Data CD-R:
DAT:
1/4" Tape:
Mini Disc:
MP3:
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2.9 How should material for loops (lock grooves) be prepared?


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3.1 If my material is pre-mastered, or just a 1:1 transfer is
requested, under what circumstances is additional studio
time charged for treatment?


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3.2 How are the side length and the achievable volume level
dependent on one another?


Higher volume level, especially in the low end, results in wider movements of the groove in the vinyl cut.
As the grooves must not intersect the following applies:
And vice-versa:
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3.3 Why are some records not cut right up to the label?


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3.4 Which is better, 33 or 45 rpm?


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3.5 Is it impossible to cut out-of-phase bass?


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4.1 What do I have to consider when ordering dubplates?


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4.2 What kinds of dubplates are availiable?


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4.3. Is playing dubplates the same as playing vinyl?


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