Question about Audio Players & Recorders
This is a retro recorder probably about 1970
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Inputs at rear of machine. From Left to right.
Circle with line underneath. (Micro socket) - microphone, mixer (Grundig 607), telephone adapter.
Square with line on top - Radio input/Output. Record/playback radio. Record records if player is connected to radio for playback via a 3-pole amplifier unit. Re-recording to a second tape recorder. Connection to a Grundig Stereo-Mixer 608.
Reversed Q - Phono Input. Connection to a record player or a second tape recorder. (for re-recording records or tapes)
Squiggly lines - Outputs. - Connection to external speakers. Grundig Stereo Box. Connection to an additional amplifier (Grundig 229) for synchronous recording.
Square with line at right. - Earphones.
Loudspeaker switch - (At bottom) - In the "0" position, the internal speakers are shut off.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
There is a surprising interest in "vintage" hifi products these days. Your tape machines probably needs new belts. Check this site out. You can get spares for your tape machine here. Belt kits are $17. He does repairs also, but the transport to and from may be an issue for you. I suggest emailing Bob, he may be able to refer you to someone in CA > I could do the repairs,but I am in Australia. :)
P.O. Box 941
1241 Conestoga Creek Rd
Florissant, Co 80816
You could have a go at freshening up the belts yourself:)
Posted on Jul 12, 2008
I also have an MR-929. The information that you need is in the 'Stereophonic 4 track stereo''. As stereo is only two tracks, there is another 2 tracks in addition to the one you are listening to. Wind the entire reel to the empty spool, and then play that. As you have to physically turn the reel over to do so, you should then hear the other tracks (or track, if recorded in mono).
I use my 929 to play my parents recording of my family from the late 60s, which were recorded on a valve (tube) Ferguson machine, which had a green "magic eye" level indicator, which as a child I found fascinating!
Posted on Apr 15, 2009
SOURCE: Repair Tandberg Tape recorder
Here is the link for the service manual with a picture of the drivebelt.
Go to the parent directory to find lots of other info for this and other Tandberg equipment.
Posted on Jan 10, 2010
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