Question about Tascam 122MKIII Single Dual Cassette Deck

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My Play, Pause, and Record button will continuously blink on and off, which prevents me from opening the cassette door using the eject button to play a tape.

I'm located in the Midwest (Indianapolis), and would like to know if anyone can service the Tascam cassette decks. I'm willing to send unit for repair if need be.

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That would be me at Skywave Tape Deck Repair- maybe I have contacted you already through Thumbtack.
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there is a mechanical problem in your tape deck. probably a losen rubber band. it clicks because the rubber is too lose to move the mechinal parts. so when you power off, it losen the whole machanical parts..it is very easy to replace..opend the deck and check it out..good luck

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most all twin well machines will play off one deck and record to the other.

using an outboard mic preamp will allow for less noise using the sm57. balanced mic cable with 3 pin xlr/cannon connections also reduce noise.

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SOURCE: Tascam 122MKII - press play no sound, meters don't move

Look for small leaver or any contact switches. They might have become bent out of shape or broken, or have dirt in them, cutting off the sound. Also check the leads coming from the head, they might have become detached or at least you can trace where they join the PC board. If you touch where they join you should get a buzz on either channel.

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SOURCE: tascam 122 cassette deck the cassette player won't play

There is an idler wheel behind the platen ( black plate behind the cassette)..replace the idler wheel.

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