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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread Why so little love for 30IPS?.
    Low end is one reason a 15 IPS deck is better than a 30 IPS. Unless you are recording pipe organs that can go below 50 Hz then there is...
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    Yes alignment tapes are expensive and kind of rare these days. Use them carefully. The MTT150 is a very often used tape the MTT114 is...
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread Just to let some know.
    I can start to train you by E mail but the better training comes when one on one. Trouble shooting is a method of going through a...
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread Just to let some know.
    Hi Al, Well you really can not get into too much trouble with scopes and meters but the device you are working on should not be shorted...
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread 424 MkIII problems.
    Most likely the play gain or record setting is all goofed up. A broken solder joint in a op amp feedback circuit can cause the gain to...
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread Just to let some know.
    There may be a new FB page for tape deck people to visit as well as here- It might be good to check it out as well. Sometimes you need...
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread Teac A3340S issues.
    Well was it ever fixed? Was the remote dummy plug in? That is the most common reason that the deck does not work.
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread 424 MkIII problems.
    It is never a good idea to take an erase head out of a unit that you expect to work normally. The erase head present a load to the...
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    Walmart will never have the three terminal connector that this has on it. This was a custom made supply and as long as you have the plug...
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    This is the problem with computer related and digital devices- they may work well when set up but they can be a bear to set up initially...
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    Well if you are happy then there is no arguing with that. I have no experience with E bay suppliers except that when clients bring me a...
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    I can not really say what is happening without looking at the unit but I would say that it is possible that the play levels have not...
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread Tascam 38.
    The power supply can be suffering from old caps or maybe the glue they used. I had a counter go out and it was missing the 24Vdc that...
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    I did a Tascam 112 Mk II the other day and the capstan belt was the FM8.0 but like I said before the oiling of the capstan bearing is a...
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    skywaveTDR replied to the thread Tascam 38.
    Yes, These can be a lot more than some people think they are. Did I tell you to put a sharpie line down the length of the motor so as to...
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