"TML-M" and "TML-S" in dead wax--what's the difference?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by tlmusic, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. W.B.

    W.B. Forum Resident

    New York, NY, USA
    Funny . . . the spacing of lead-ins and lead-outs on TML-X lacquers (at least up to 1981-82) were the same as Scullys (32.3125 or 14.729167... lpi lead-in and 3.92 lpi lead-out), so that would probably mean that Neumann's "X" cuttings at the time had the positionings "guided" by the "M" Scully, no? (I did see a setup at Capitol's Hollywood studios from the late 1940's or so where two Scullys had a string tied to each of their cutting mechanisms so that how one moved was guided by the other - was that kind of setup what TML used?)
  2. MikeyH

    MikeyH Stamper King

    Berkeley, CA
    I've always wondered if all three were ever slaved together, and how. I've certainly seen the same discs with -M and -S lacquers. Sometimes -M on one side and -S on the other. I'd have to search for any other combinations...

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