Vintage Digital

Optical Disc

By the late 1990s, there was a noticeable trend towards seeking superior sound quality in professional digital audio processing, resulting in a shift from using 16-bit systems to those with 20-bit resolution. Sony was at the forefront of this shift, having already introduced a CD Mastering system. Sony in 1999 unveiled the Sony PCM-9000 Digital Master Disc Recorder, which employs an MO (Magneto-Optical) disc as its recording medium.
It’s simple. It’s fast. And it’s fully professional. It’s the Yamaha CDR1000 Professional Audio CD Recorder, a fully professional CD recorder that’s fully compatible with CD-R and CD-RW. Finally, the convenience of tape-based recording formats has come to the CD.
The Fostex DV40 DVD Master Recorder is a professional-grade DVD recorder designed for high-quality recording and mastering of audio. With excellent converters built-in, the Fostex DV40 is a superb sounding recorder.
The next generation of standalone multitrack recorders arrived with the Fostex DV824, and it provided supreme quality 8-track recording to standard-size DVD-RAM discs in a unique package representing the very forefront of multitrack recorder design.
The TASCAM DV-RA1000 recorder is a professional solution for recording high-resolution audio – up to 192kHz/24-bit – to inexpensive DVD media.
The Fostex CR500 not only allows for professional mastering of stereo recordings onto CD-R/RW, but it also provides the unique capability of directly recording Broadcast WAV files onto a UDF formatted disc.
The Tascam DV-RA1000HD shatters the price barrier to recording mixes and TEC award winning DV-RA1000HD masters to Direct Stream Digital, Sony’s 2.822MHz/1-bit “Super Audio” format that must be heard to be believed. The stereo recorder captures audio from 44.1kHz to 192kHz as WAV files. In addition, the breakthrough DSD recording format adds incredible detail with all of the depth and imaging of quality analog recording.
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