Discussion in 'Tape' started by mrgates3, Dec 5, 2008.
Here's something BIG. The SIEMENS RC-555 from 1979. It plays really nice.
Picked up another one at good will for $9 Sankyo STD 2000. Needs new belts and some adjustment as the cassette loads, FF and REW, but the play and record button won't move.
I have manual for it must be some sort of adjustment needed internally when the tape is inserted.
Heh heh...heh heh...STD...heh heh...
I thought the same thing.
I'm just a sucker for the large VU meters. Just couldnt walk away. Especially if price was right.
And while pretty simple and not hugely respected - both of these decks play very well. Dont know how well they record - I dont do recording usually anyway. But their sound really did surprise me - much better than I expected:
Very early 60's Denon tube reel to reel. Recapped, plays amazing for being 60 years old
My Pioneer CT-F750 just got new belts thanks to wjoe.com and a new power button cover from eBay. Luckily that was all it needed to hit the road again.
My main listening room "system" which features a Marantz 5030B, teac X-1000R and a lowly Teac 4030S. They all run nicely and I enjoy seeing the electric bill.
Found this computer rendering of my "new" toy. Not 100% accurate; note the metal looking pinch roller. It's a beautiful deck, though. My reproduction Akai labeled reels should arrive tomorrow. Then I'll post the real thing.
Unpacking, I found my RTR tapes. I haven't had a working deck for over 10 year, and decided it was time!
Jolene, in action!
Another cassette deck from our collection, SONY TC-K620 from 1990.
My 1985 Technics RS-B57R deck. (Sorry for the poor photo)
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Before I let this deck go I'd like to share the pics with you
Pulled this out of mothballs recently to see if it still works. It does, thanks to not having any belts to wear out and being stored in a dry, cool area for the last 21 years.
Denon DR-M3 3 heads, direct drive
Bought it new back in the 80s and thankfully didn’t throw it out when I got away from music in the 90s.
Nak Dragon, Pioneer: RT 707, Maranz: PM430 portable, for playing back the Nak Drangon recorded tapes through PA`s for evaluation analysis SQ check out before tuning/voicing their EQ`s..
My father used to have the KD-V6, which is essentially the same deck. I loved that deck. One day, I'll probably buy one. LOL
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