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NOA R500 Adaption Kit

NOA’s adaptation kit for Sony R500 DAT machines makes it possible for the replay device to document BLER, mute, digital errors, and read problems on the hardware level. The Sony R500 DAT, one of the newer DAT machines, supports 32 kHz and reasonable tolerant ATF tracking. A specific CPU mounted on the adaptation board collects the low-level drive information by tapping into specific wiring and translates it into readable RS232 data, which collected and displayed from the MediaLectorTM software over a standard 8x.

Adaptation kit with test software and wiring info.


• BLER traces
• Digital mutes
• Digital interpolations
• Physical read problems
• Sample rate changes
• Subcode index