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There are 2 long switches, maybe 4" long, called record/play switches. These can certainly cause this. Try cleaning them with the power unplugged. You would turn the cassette deck on end, so the switches are vertical. Use LPS-1 or LPS-2, and spray a very small amount in the end. Work the switch back and forth and see if that helps. Good luck.

Technics... | Answered on Dec 01, 2014


Plug a monitoring headphone into the monitor socket and try to record if the sounds that you try to record with is working. With an oscilloscope check the recording head is there a sine wave signal if not then the oscillator is kaput record switch operating correctly?what is the age of the tape itself? Was it played back a lot of times? I found this when some tapes refuse to take other recordings when used a lot
It is difficult to say what went wrong if you do not have access to the unit

Technics... | Answered on Jun 04, 2013


This is the biggest reason why I say that the designer of these fancy little door/cradles SHOUL HAVE BEEN SHOT before invention. With a strong longnose plier break the casing of the cassette The Technics that I worked on the lid of this door can be removed from the outside Be careful with the tape itself if the recording is of great value to you that you do not stretch or break the tape. REMOVE all power batteries or mains or both ! then turn the flywheel in the OPPOSITE direction so that the tape can be unwound. You do get empty shells that can be used in the place of the one you gotta break the shell It remains a messy sort of business After you have removed the tape inspect the rolle and capstan shaft are they CLEAN and free running to prevent this from happening again. In the future it is a good habit to fast forward or rewind the tape from end to end.In the user instruction booklet some manufacturers recommend this. If you are scared to damage your machine then get this done by an expert and ask him/her to show you in future.

Technics... | Answered on Jun 04, 2013


Alex somebody technical will have to look at what is wrong with your deck. What is the shape of this piece of plastic I tried to service a Nakamichi the other day and the reason for the deck to burn one of the motors from a sticker that was used for the identification and it jammed the mechanism up. It sound as if there is a part from the Pause control if this is one of the units in those made in China after about 1990

Technics... | Answered on Jun 02, 2013


Probably need a new transport mechanism belt. In any case open the deck up and see if the belt is loose. Then turn the pully with finger until tape is released. Do not force- if high resistance is had then turn the other way. You will need to get a belt if you see a loose one. It could also be a bad motor for that function. I am not looking at the SM right now.

Technics... | Answered on Jan 02, 2013


It's a simple job for a repairer - if you can find one that will have anything to do with audio cassette technology anymore, sorry, but I'm finding that some won't.
Not knowing where you are I don't know which currency you use but if it helps, here in the UK I'd say don't spend more than £25 on this.
There are still new cassette decks made and lots of good used ones around.
I know Technics is a very good make but I was looking at superb condition Nakamichis the other week for £35 which are a far better brand.

Technics... | Answered on Sep 21, 2011


The loading is not completing and so the mechanism will not release the forward eject of the cassettte to work. So please check on the belt and if this is worn then the loading will not work as it will slip and so will not complete the loading back to rest mode.

Technics... | Answered on Jul 22, 2011


Look for: faulty switches, wires from the head off, or a faulty pre-amp perhaps an IC?

Technics... | Answered on Feb 22, 2011


Take it to a Panasonic authorized service center. They'll fix it.

Technics... | Answered on Nov 04, 2010


press the synchro start button, the tape deck should now go to REC PAUSE, press the SPEED button till you get the required recording speed then press the synchro start again and it should start to record from deck 1 to deck 2.

make sure the tabs at the top of the tape you want to record on are intact,
if not just put a bit of sticky tape over holes.

hope this helps?

Technics... | Answered on Jun 29, 2010


Often a micro switch can break that cuts off the sound, look around for them.
Otherwise it sounds like a amp problem. It is also something that common to both channels. Maybe an IC that both channels goes into, or perhaps the IC is not getting power.

Technics... | Answered on Nov 04, 2009


Yes you should be able to loop through the RCA outputs into the RCA inputs on the back of the machine. However i see no reason to do so.

Technics Audio... | Answered 1 hour ago


It is going into protect mode after 10 minutes of operation. You have to troubleshoot to find out whether component defects or cold solder joints are responsible.

Technics Audio... | Answered Yesterday


New remote for around £12.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-RM-Series-Replacement-HiFi-Remote-Control-for-Technics-SA-EH780-SAEH780-/291862138581

Technics Audio... | Answered on Jan 11, 2019


There was clearly something wrong with the tray mechanism and even though you have removed the disc, sensors on the tray are stuck in the disc in mode. This will require some examination of the tray mechanism to determine the damage to it and what needs to be done to fix it.

Technics Audio... | Answered on Jan 11, 2019

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