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    wow and flutter

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    greets.
    Is there anything I can do to reduce the tape speed instability -- flutter i guess you would call it -- on an old Tascam Porta One 4-track? I frequently record instruments such as acoustic piano where this pitch-warbling is rather noticeable and doesn't sound pretty. Perhaps the machine needs cleaning or a replacement of rubber belts, etc?

    of course the porta one is about 15 years old... it may just be time to buy something newer.

    Thanks,
    D.

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    15 years old???

    Belts definitely need replacing then.........

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    Also are you useing quality tape, like TDK of maxell? The cheaper stuff sometimes binds up in cassette housing


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