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Waves 202 - Abbey Road Mastering Collection.
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How is a stereo signal encoded in the groove on a vinyl record?
Lateral & Vertical (stylus) motion (MS)
RIAA Digital Vinyl Encoding Standard
Two parallel grooves, one each for left & right
The Abbey Road Vinyl plug-in...
includes emulations of valve-based mastering processors, turntables, and cartridges
includes emulations of the TG12410 circuitry, cutting lathe, turntables, cartridges, and vinyl artifacts
is meticulously modeled on the legendary SSL 4000 mixing consoles
includes emulations of the REDD console circuitry, cutting lathe, turntables, and cartridges
Abbey Road Vinyl emulates which of the following vinyl artifacts?
Magnetic tape saturation
Surface noise, crackles, clicks & pops
What are two applicatipns for Abbey Road Vinyl?
Adding vinyl sound to a digital recording;removing vinyl artifacts
Adding digital sound to a vinyl release; playing back old 78 RPM records
adding vinyl sound to a digital recording; anticipating the sound of an actual vinyl release
Adding digital sound to a vinyl release; removing vinyl artifacts
Moving-Magnet and Moving-Coil are...
two different designs for phono cartridges
two mastering processors that utilize analog circuitry for warmth
two different designs for analog coompressors
A standard pivoting tonearm...
is used in a vinyl cutting lathe
is the only way for a consumer turntable to play a vinyl record
causes distortion and high-frequncey loss on the inner groovs of a record
Vinyl production includes which of the following stages?
Compression, Digitization, Vinylization
Compression, Digitization, Limiting
Mastering, RIAA Equalization, Cutting, Pressing
Compression, Delay, Reverb, A-D Conversion
What console is actually found in Abbey Road's mastering suites?
REDD tube consoles
TG12410 Transfer Desk
Solid State Logic SSL 4056 E/G Mixing Console
TG12345 Recording/Mixing Desk
The term "wow"...
refers to amplitude modulation (tremolo) from turntable imperfections
refers to what people who grew up with MP3s say when they hear vinyl recordings
refers to Pptch modulation (periodic variation) from inconsistent turntable speed
stands for Wide Oscillation Warping
Shutting off a turntable while it's playing...
destroys the groove, ruining the record
makes the audio slow down and drop in pitch until it stops
makes the audio stop instantly
MS (Mid-Side) processing...
separates the L&R sum & difference signals
separates the center and sides of a stereo recording
All answers are correct.
is how the TG12345 Spreader control works
is an encode/decode EQ curve that optimizes the signal on a vinyl record
is a digitally-generated EQ curve for in-the-box mastering
is a mastering EQ that optimizes the tonal balance of a finished mix
The compressor in Abbey Road's TG12345 (and 12410) consoles...
is a VCA design with a "Hold" control
is an Opto compressor
is a Brick-Wall Limiter
is a Vari-Mu design with a "Time Constant" control
What Waves plug-ins emulate analog gear found in Abbey Road's Mastering suites?
Waves SSL 4000 Collection
TG12345, Tverb, Reel ADT
Tverb, Reel ADT, Abbey Road Vinyl
TG12345 (as a stand-in for the 12410), Abbey Road Vinyl
Abbey Road Mastering Collection
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