1. MilesHolmwood

    MCI JH600 manual??

    Anyone know where i can get one? Trying to figure this beast out.
  2. F

    MCI JH-24 maintenance

    I work at my fathers studio. He owns a MCI JH-24, for a while it was not used much due to the inconvenience, but it sounds really good, and we are wanting to use it more. He has asked me to look into what kind of maintenance work needs to be done on it. So I am asking if anyone can refer me to...
  3. PhantomBox

    MCI JH-600 2 channel module makes noise

    MC and HNY to everyone. Some time ago I delivered a 2 channel-strip module from a MCI-made (now Sony) JH-600 console. It worked really well until the owner lend it to someone else for a few recordings. When he he got it back it did nothing at all. So he called me again to have a look at it...
  4. G

    MCI JH5 anyone?

    Does anybody know anything about MCI JH-5 modules? I was given an old Ampex 1" 8trk reel to reel machine with MCI JH-5's. I fired it all up a year or so back, and one of the reel motors on the machine is fried. Im not really thinking about trying refurbish this machine, but I'm considering...
  5. R

    New Digital and the Sony/MCI JH24

  6. F

    Which preamp sounds closest to the old MCI 400 series?

    Please, just the straight and skinny, I understand all about the variables that effect the final sound, and *nothing* will sound like a well tuned MCI except another MCI console. I just need a map to guide me towards that sound. I know the MCI 400 series have been described as punchy and...
  7. P

    MCI Console or what?

    Hi! I currently use an old MCI 416 console to an otari tape machine. It sounds pretty good, but can be noisy and unpredictable. I'm looking to get a cleaner sound but with good pre's. I just used an amek angela which sounds great but i dont think i can afford that. I've heard good things about...
  8. J

    MCI Calibration help

    Hey, Does anyone know what the tape tension (oz.) is supposed to be for a JH-16/JH-100. Also, where are the adjustments for it? I have, what seems to be a complete "JH-16 manual" AND a second "JH-100 manual" that contains electrical cal and board layouts ONLY(no mechanical. cal). The problem...
  9. M

    MCI JH 600 console

    There is a MCI JH 600 console up for sale here. I got interested because it seems like a good deal. Problem is, I have none hands-on experience with MCI, only heard stuff about and recorded with the MCI. Good stuff. Anyone have opinions/experience of this console ? This one is 36 channels...
  10. anonymous

    How is the new MCI running in?

    Hi Harvey, I moved in two floor up from here and I geuss I smelled the cooking! How is the new desk settling in? do you like it? You are a great engineer anyway, what is turning you on about using it at the moment? Does it have a history to tell of? :)
  11. B

    MCI 8-track 1"

    I'm about to purchase a MCI 8-track 1" tape machine and wanted to hear the yay's and nay's from anyone who has worked with an MCI machine.
  12. B

    MCI JH400:What do ya think of it?

    I'm thinking of getting another console for a small overdub room or for home, and was thinking of getting a MCI jh416. I know there's maintence and parts issues with it, but I was curious on opinions about the sound. Thanks Brad