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  Tape bias -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tape bias is a high-frequency signal (generally from 40 to 150 (One thousand periods per second) kHz) added to the (The sound elements of television) audio signal recorded on an analog (A magnetic recorder using magnetic tape) tape recorder.
As the tape leaves the (Click link for more info and facts about tape head) tape head, the bias partially demagnetizes the tape and the remaining net induction is essentially the difference between the positive and negative half-cycles of the previously recorded.
Different levels of bias are needed for different types of tape, so most recorders offer a bias setting switch on the front panel, or, in the case of the (Click link for more info and facts about compact audio cassette) compact audio cassette, may switch automatically according to cutouts on the cassette shell.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ta/tape_bias.htm   (205 words)

  
 Bias - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A bias is a prejudice in a general or specific sense, usually in the sense for having a predilection to one particular point of view or ideology.
For example, a bias voltage is applied to a transistor in an electronic amplifier to allow the transistor to operate in a particular region of its transconductance curve.
Bias is also the term used for a high-frequency signal added to the audio signal recorded on magnetic tape.
open-encyclopedia.com /Bias   (523 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Tape bias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tape bias is a high-frequency signal (generally from 40 to 150 kHz) added to the audio signal recorded on an analog tape recorder.
As the tape leaves the tape head, the bias partially demagnetizes the tape and the remaining net induction is essentially the difference between the positive and negative half-cycles of the previously recorded.
Early tape recorders simply applied the unadulterated input signal to the record head, resulting in mediocre recordings with poor low-frequency response.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Tape-bias   (245 words)

  
 Wrights® Classroom - Sewing - Applying Single Fold Bias Tape   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Place a pin at the corner, perpendicular to the direction the bias tape is going, making sure that the head of the pin is on the outside edge of the corner.
Leaving the pin in place, fold bias tape around corner so that a neatly mitered pleat is formed and continue pinning.
Sew each side of the bias tape stitching as close to the edge of the tape as possible, making sure to sew the same direction on each side of the tape.
www.wrights.com /class/sewing/singlefoldbias/singlefoldbias.htm   (310 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Sewing Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bias tape is made from fabric strips that are cut along the bias grain.
Bias tape can be used in place of a facing to finish curved edges, such as armholes, necklines, as well as the outer edges of vests and jackets.
Double-fold bias tape is used to encase raw edges, creating a decorative finish that is visible on both the inside and outside of the project.
www.simplicity.com /section/sewtips/biastape.htm   (277 words)

  
 Wrights® Classroom - Sewing - Applying Double Fold Bias Tape   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With narrow side up, fold bias tape over edge of project and stitch as close to the edge of the bias tape as possible.
Fold bias tape around corner so that a neatly mitred pleat is formed on the top and bottom at the corner and pin.
Unfold bias tape, fold in half, pin to right side of garment matching crease line of tape to seam line of garment.
www.wrights.com /class/sewing/doublefoldbias/doublefoldbias.htm   (260 words)

  
 Make your own patio seat covers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Open the bias tape, and finger press the wider side of the bias tape to the pad bottom, having the raw edges of the decorator fabric sitting along the fold of the bias tape.
Where bias tape overlaps, turn under 1/4” at the end of the top layer of bias tape to form a finished edge.
With right side of wider portion of bias tape placed against right side of bottom of pad, and with raw edge of bias tape aligned with raw edges of decorator fabric, stitch bias tape in place.
www.sewing.org /enthusiast/html/ehd_patioseatcovers2.html   (218 words)

  
 Analog Tape
Tape echo is developed by the distance between the record and play heads on a tape deck.
Bias is one of the things that is changed when you set the deck for type I or type II tape.
Since bias is just a very high frequency signal, it is possible for the highest partials of the music to act as additional bias and paradoxically reduce the high frequency response.
arts.ucsc.edu /ems/music/equipment/analog_recorders/Analog_Recorders.html   (6221 words)

  
 Vintage Fabric Bias Tape 10/2001
Both wide bias and circular skirt facings seem to have made the earliest appearance in the early 1880s when there was a competitive market for skirt facings which were an essential protection in an era when skirts were floor length and most streets were not paved.
Bias tape and notions cards were a popular advertising means to promote buying a manufacturer’s other products.
Bias tape was an indispensable sewing need during the 1920s-40s, then tapering off as fashions changed and as built-in sewing machine technology provided more sophisticated alternatives to garment and home decor finishing.
www.fabrics.net /joan1001.asp   (2737 words)

  
 Simplicity Patterns for Sewing Projects
Bias Tape — A finishing trim that is made from fabric strips cut along the bias grain.
When single-fold bias tape is used to finish neckline or armhole edges, it is stitched to the garment edge with right sides together, and then it is turned to the inside of the garment and stitched again.
True bias occurs at a 45-degree angle, and woven fabrics have the greatest amount of stretch along the true bias.
www.simplicity.com /index.cfm?page=section/sewtips/glossary.html   (731 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Tape Recorders Work"
People either buy tapes pre-recorded with material, or make their own tapes from CDs.
In the video realm, video tape is used widely both in the broadcast industry and at home to store material for later viewing on VCRs.
In the computer realm, magnetic recording is used on floppy disks, hard disks and magnetic tape as the main method for data storage.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /cassette.htm   (157 words)

  
 Section IV - Analog tape recording   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Incorrect tape skew will result in level differences between channels and uneven head wear, because there is more pressure on the top of the head than the bottom (or vice versa).
Tape speed error will result in tonal shifts, although on many machines with capstan speed controlled by crystal or line frequency, it is not adjustable.
The high frequency of a bias signal simply ensures that the domains are always kept in motion, negating the effect of inertia at audio frequencies.
www.vex.net /~pcook/RecAudioPro/analog.html   (2342 words)

  
 Belly Dance Costumes: How To Make A Casing With Wide Bias Tape
Most people like to select a package of bias tape that is close to the color of the garment, although it doesn't really matter that much because it won't ever be seen by anybody when the costume is being worn.
That means, as you look at it, if you have the bias tape on top and the garment on the bottom, you'll have the right side of your garment facing toward you, and the folds of the bias tape will be curling up toward you.
When you are finished, fold the bias tape and garment together along the stitching line, bringing the bias tape to the wrong side of the fabric.
www.shira.net /sew-top.htm   (2017 words)

  
 Bias Tape - Ribbon - How to Apply
Bias tape tape and ribbon are used to bind and enclose straight or curved fabric edges.
The short side of the bias tape, or ribbon, should face up with the front of the fabric.
Place pins close to and parallel with the edge of the bias tape, or ribbon, being sure to pin through all layers.
www.sewneau.com /how.to/bias.tape.html   (576 words)

  
 Sew a cape for Halloween or fun
Pin bias tape to wrong side of cape along neck edge, aligning tape fold line to stitching line; extend bias tape 1/2” (1.3 cm) beyond edges at center front.
Pin bias tape to right side of cape around neck edge, aligning raw edges; extend bias tape 1/2” (1.3 cm) beyond edges at center front.
Fold bias tape to wrong side of cape and pin.
www.sewing.org /enthusiast/html/eo_sew_cape.html   (598 words)

  
 Capes / Halloween Costumes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cut bias tape to length of seam allowances around neck opening plus 1 (2.5 cm).
Pin bias tape to wrong side of cape along neck edge, aligning tape foldline to stitching line; extend bias tape (6 mm) beyond edges at center front.
Pin bias tape to right side of cape around neck edge, aligning raw edges; extend bias tape (1.3 cm) beyond edges at cente front.
www.masseysewing.com /projects/kids/capes.html   (540 words)

  
 Discuss Crafts - *%$^& bias tape is hard to sew.
Discuss Crafts - *%$^and bias tape is hard to sew.
I was using the double- fold type for an apron and it was really hard for me to sew along the edge of that tiny stuff.
Not much help here, but when I sew bias on, I have to go super super slow - usually I don't even use the pedal on the machine, I just turn the wheel on the end by hand.
discuss.gromco.com /snl/tz2631.html   (215 words)

  
 pfaff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bias tape is a simple, neat method for finishing fabric edges.
When making bias strips for straight edges, measure the width and cut out the strip horizontally in the size you need on your fabric.
To join bias strips together place the strips right sides together in a 90° angle and straight stitch on the diagonal.
www.pfaff.com /canada/12_4_8/12_4_8_1.htm   (237 words)

  
 Brother SA224CV Coverstitch Bias Tape Binding Set for 2340CV
Bias Tape Binding Set for folding and attaching 6 mm (1/4") or 12 mm (1/2") bias tapes to fabric edge.
There are two sets of bias binders to accommodate both narrow and wide ready-made bias tape.
Use either size to quickly and easily attach bias tape to the edge of your garment or home dec project.
homeembroiderymachines.com /products/abp08364-0860.html   (230 words)

  
 The Dread Pirate Rodgers Continous Bias Page
Using the 1-3/4" wide bias strip as an example, if the total length of the quilt is 1500", 1-1/2 yards isn't enough but 2 yards is too much.
W is the cut width of your bias strip; not the finished width.
The linear inches of bias is N * BL = 8 * 25.45 = 203.6 inches or 5.6 yards of 1-3/4" wide bias strips.
pir8.freeservers.com /quilting/CBT   (2593 words)

  
 PowWows.com Gathering - Need some sewing info??
Once I had the bias tape in place (I only did one row at a time), I took a long piece of scotch tape and carefully placed it over the top of all of the bias tape at once.
Then I sewed the ribbon down again, this time with the bias tape under it, along the bottom edge of the ribbon, so the bias tape and the ribbon were both sewn to the dress.
The bias tape I used is kinda thick, so I had to squash it smaller to fit into the end of the cone.
www.powwows.com /gathering/printthread.php?t=5040   (1317 words)

  
 Crafts : Bias Tape Holiday Village : Home & Garden Television
Using the color of bias tape that you have chosen for the house, begin at one corner of the carton and start wrapping the bias tape around the carton in a row formation (figure C).
Start evenly at the bottom and position one row of bias tape around the carton, then cut the tape when you reach the starting point of the row.
Apply the second row of bias tape in the same manner as the first row, removing the protective backing from the adhesive sheet as you work.
www.hgtv4u.com /hgtv/crafting/article/0,1789,HGTV_3352_1382364,00.html   (759 words)

  
 SH Forums - Tape Bias
After those were aligned right at 0dB on the meters, the higher-frequency tone was recorded, and bias adjusted so that the bias level on the right meter matched the Dolby level recorded on the left.
I always set bias and eq as recommended by the tape for recording and Dolby off.
Even the same grade of tape from the same manufacturer will be slightly different from batch to batch.
www.stevehoffman.tv /forums/showthread.php?t=23004   (855 words)

  
 Bias Tape
Bias tape is cut on the bias so it has a natural stretch to it.
With right sides together -pin your bias tape to the outside of the area- matching the crease line to the seam line of your armhole/neckline.
I'm passionate when it comes to bias tape, as you may be able to tell from the length of my booklet thinger.
www.craftster.org /forum/index.php?topic=8238.0   (839 words)

  
 Free Bib Patterns
With the right side of the bib facing upwards and starting at the pointed end, apply the bias tape in the same manner as it was applied to the pocket.
The snap stud or hook tape is applied to the right side of the fabric on the pointed end with the 1" tail of bias binding folded to the wrong side for facing.
Starting at one end of the bias tape, zigzag near the edge of the open edge, catching the bib neck, then continuing to the other end.
www.poopockets.com /free/bibs/bibs.htm   (677 words)

  
 Binding & Tapes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Create your own fusible bias tape in the fabric of your choice.
Fusible Bias Tape Apply this fusible tape in seconds with just the press of an iron.
The right size bias tape for stained glass applique, quilting, baby and doll clothes, and edging trim.
www.homesew.com /binding.html   (195 words)

  
 Fusible Bias Tape Makers and Tape
These bias makers from Clover allow you to quickly make a bias tape with heat sensitive adhesive on back.
Can also be used as a conventional bias tape maker.
Use 10 mm tape for 1/2”,3/4” and 1” tape maker.
www.beaconfabric.com /cat260.htm   (114 words)

  
 Specialty Quilting Notions
Made by Clover, this 1/4" (6mm) bias tape maker has a special slot on top for fusible web tape to be ironed on along with the fabric.
It is used for ironing fusible bias down following a pattern underneath the paper.
Made by Clover, this mini iron is used for pressing seams in paperpiecing and ironing fusible bias tape.
www.scarlettrose.com /specialty_quilting_notions.html   (502 words)

  
 Bias Tape Maker 1"
This is a great tool for making banding for many of our curtain patterns such as the Pull-Up Valance and the Claudine Valance.
Cut your fabric into 2-1/4" bias strips, then pass the cut fabric through the tape maker and iron.
We then apply Steam-A-Seam 2 to the backside of the band and iron into place on your valance.
www.patemeadows.com /bias1.htm   (59 words)

  
 Sparrow's Cottage
All areas that are not going to be covered with bias tape will need a second coat.
Continue gluing tape row by row until you reach the roof, overlapping tape as you go.
Thread shuttle with green bias tape and weave through the warp - over, under, over, etc. Once bias tape is woven through all warp strips, cut tape leaving 1/2” on each end.
www.benfranklinstores.com /newpage/projects/m02/sparrow.htm   (411 words)

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