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Book: Peter Copeland – Manual of Analogue Audio Restoration Techniques

A strongly recommended technical reading, the book Manual of Analogue Restoration Techniques by Peter Copeland is provided by the British Library as a freely downloadable resource.

Tape players in the British Library Sound Archive.

Recorders at the British Library

Peter Copeland, after a career at the BBC as a sound engineer since 1961, worked as Conservation Manager at the British Library Sound Archive from 1986 until his retirement in 2002. Peter died in 2006 after a lifetime dedicated to understanding the history and complexity of analogue audio technology.

The British Library makes the book available as a downloadable pdf on their site on this page.

Direct download, at British Library site, here.