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Old 13th Sep 2019, 5:01 pm   #17
barrymagrec
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Default Re: Question on Recording speeds

I was told that the 78 standard was chosen as a compromise because early recordings could be at various speeds between 75 and 80.

No idea if this is true but it would have been difficult for early disc cutters to give a guaranteed accurate speed.
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