I'm glad to consult with those who are considering preserving significant bodies of audio materials. I identify the media, give you a good idea of what processes are most appropriate for each group, help prioritize based on the nature of the materials and of your specific needs and aid in preparing budgets and grant proposals.|
If the job is to be done in-house at an installed facility, I can give you some idea of the appropriateness of your present equipment to perform the necessary tasks and suggest maintenance and upgrades to protect the originals while they are in the studio. I can train your technicians and prepare a manual for them. Should you be considering building a studio, I can design and oversee an installation specific to your needs. If you are considering outsourcing, I can give you a set of specifications a studio must meet to be qualified to perform your work.
I know the processes well enough to discriminate between realistic standards and destructive compromises. I charge $ 800 per day plus expenses. References available.
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