Remastering and defunct formats including tape baking

Picture of Alchemy's tape baking oven

Alchemy offers a full restoration service of older and defunct formats such as Analogue tape, DAT, Exabyte, Mini Disc, Umatic tape and Vinyl disc. We have a specialist laboratory oven to perform on site analogue and digital tape baking, for the preparation of tapes that have been found to shed on playback, and a comprehensive range of Denoising software from CEDAR, Magix and Izotope.

Playback machines include Studer A80 1/2" and 1/4" with custom built ultra low noise Decca style replay amps, Studer A820 1/4" and Ampex ATR100 1/2" and 1/4". 

Sony 7030 and R700 DAT machines

Sony 1630 and DMR4000 Umatic 

Rega RP6 turntable with Audio Technica AT150 cartridge and custom Rega preamp 

Technics SL1200GR with Ortofon Red cartridge

Sony MDS JB920 Minidisc player

Nakamichi DR-2 Cassette player