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    Vintage AMPEX 440 4 Track Recorder Problem

    I just got a 1967 Ampex 440 4 Track Recorder and it has one problem that I can't figure out. When I press the play button or any other button on the control panel it the does the same thing. The rewind motor goes into rewind mode and the take up reel goes into fast forward mode. So, it is...
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    Troubleshooting a Tascam 22-4 playback issue

    I owned this reel to reel machine from when I purchased it new years ago. I want to restore it. One issue I'm having is when playing back recordings I'm not getting audio out of track one. The VU meter shows audio is present. Other tracks are fine. If anyone can provide some tips to for finding...
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    Tascam MSR-24S multitrack reel to reel (check pics and videos)

    The highest model of multitrack tape machines ever made by Tascam. Holy grail. Check my auction:
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    Reel to Reel recorders

    I have, in the past, transferred both vinyl and cassette tape to digital files and I have a frien who asked if I could have some reel to reel tapes put on CDs, they are home recordings of her long deceased father, about a dozen 7 inch reels. Since I don't have and have never used reel to reel I...
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    Help with early 1990's reel-Tape Audio Restoration (Reverb) of Vocal Speach with Izotope or AA

    I've cleaned up hundreds of hours of tape recordings, admittedly the easy stuff like humm, clicks, airplanes overhead, etc. So I'm still a totally nube, but I don't even know exactly what it's called when it's like the microphone is too close to their mouth and there is a reverb harshness to...
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    Sears reel to reel: Model 6249 Changed belts, spring attachment?

    Taking a gamble on anyone who may have this model. Changed the belts, did not pay attention to how the spring attached or what it was for, even have the pict diagram to the parts, but does not show how the spring attaches. You would think I could solve it with only a couple choices, but tried...
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    Open Reel/Tape Box Labels

    What can I do to make/print open reel/tape box labels? I don't see any. Max
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    Craig reel to reel tape player runs too fast

    I have two, 212 Craig tape recorders that ran normal, until I used a 9v ac adaptor on both of them, & took out a component that makes it run in ff mode only, no play or rewind. The rewind goes to ff. I checked my universal ac adaptor, & it was actually giveing it 14v 500ma, when the specs called...
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    Revox A77 loose output ...

    Peace upon you all !! I am new to this forum ; I just bought a 2 tracks revoxA77 and i'm looking for informations online since RCA output CH1 doesn't seem to work, neither when playing a band, nor listening to my source... both inputs seem to work ( since vumetres are both working ) Headphone...
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    Reel tape recording Speeding up.

    Hello, I've just got my first tape machine, the Tascam TSR-8 and I'm trying to record one very long song in one take. The problem is, when I play it back, it starts out in-time, but then gets faster and faster so that toward the end of the tape it sounds like a chipmunk. Is this a problem...
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    Analog/Digital Hybrid Studio, Fostex 80 reel to reel, Tascam M-312B, into Logic

    Hey everyone, I'm trying to get an analog/digital hybrid home recording studio going and get the best of both worlds. I just picked up a Fostex Model 80 reel to reel 8 track and an old Tascam M-312B Mixer. What I'd like to do is track through the mixer and onto tape, then mix some more coming...
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    A problem with my Revox A77 MK3

    Hello I have a Revox A77 MK3, sr: G170460, two tracks, with 7 1/2 and 15 ips speeds. I did not used it since some times. I have a problem, wen I turn it on, even wen I did not push any recording buttons, and without any input signal, the vu-meter are topping to the maximum and still topping to...
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    Aiwa TP1012 Reell to Reel Tape Recorder - is this a usable thing?

    Hello all I'm really tempted to buy one of this from a local vintage gear shop. [=""]Tape Recorder TP-1012 R-Player Aiwa Co. Ltd.; Tokyo, build 1[/] It's 4 tracks, 3 speed, battery powered. 2 unbalance inputs, haven't checked for...
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    Argus 200 Reel to Reel

    [=""]Argus 200 Reel to Reel Tape Recorder Vintage 50's - 60's[/] was wondering if this is worth the 15 bucks. i know thats super cheap but i don't want to get something that records like crap after i get it worked on. thanks! this site rocks!
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    Following prices of reel-to-reels

    I'm re-starting this thread because I'm a newbie to this forum and didn't realize my previous post could taken as spam. Admittedly it was some pretty blatant gushing for two businesses, but I really was just trying to supply the info I had. So, with that being said (and with the emphasis on...
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    Demo Reel Critique

    Hey Guys, If you have a minute or two please check out my demo reel. [=""]YouTube - ‪William Adams Demo Reel 2011 WAMP‬‏[/]
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    Digital Remote reel to reel repair?

    I have an old Sound and Vision mini-loc sv-1000, it's a digital remote with two memory setpoints, it was a retrofitable unit on alot of reel to reel units. I can't find any info on it anywhere, i do have a basic info pack with it but mine's not working and the info is kinda sketchy. Anyone...
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    Vintage Cadenza Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (Portable)

    Hello I've just purchased this old Cadenza Reel to Reel tape recorder from a car boot sale. The guy said he though it was from the 50's but judging from the quality, and the fact that it is "All Transistor" I think it'll be perhaps late 60's. I don't know much about this sort of thing...
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    Sync Reel to DAW

    Does anyone know how to sync up a Otari MTR-90 with Pro Tools using a Emagic Unitor 8 mk2? Or even use Logic 8 or Cubase 4.5. Any information is greatly appreciated Cheers