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Sony TC 530 tape speed problem

I just bought a Sony TC 530 reel to reel. Seems to be in pretty good shape. Cleaned heads, wheels, etc.
Runs good on all three speeds but the problem is that all speeds are running fast, just slightly faster than hormal. Not intermittent, slow & fast. Stays constant.
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If it's slightly faster than normal, that's fine. You'll just need to check the rollers and tighten them slightly as well. They might be loose or sort of that.

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Check out the belt.or also check out if you have kept ant part loose it happens in such cases.

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Check the motor part may be the wheels are bit loosened up.

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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    check the motor part may be the wheels are bit loosened up

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