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Correct Tape Selection button configuration on TEAC V377 Model

Can you please advise what configuration of tape selector buttons I need for playback of ferric tapes (not chrome) on a single deck TEAC V377

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Ferric tapes use standard bias and playback. FeCr (ferric-chrome) use standard bias and chrome pb. Chrome tapes use high bias and high playback.

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