Question about Onkyo TA-RW244 Single Cassette Deck

1 Answer

Cassette tape spins fast

I have an Onkyo dual tape deck (TA-RW400), 20 years old.
When a tape is inserted in either unit and play is pushed, the head does not move up to the tape and the motor spins as if fast forward. happens in forward or reverse play. If i manually move the head up, tape speed is still fast.

It is strage that the same mechanical problem would appear in both units at the same time, perhaps the play buttons are sending improper signals.

Anyone experience this. I am trying to move my tapes to MP3. is it worth messing with this old deck?

thanks

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,175 Answers

Hi Chris..

It's not worth repairing. I would find something else in good condition

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Cassette Recorder play problem


It is problem in Take-up Reel section and its not sending signal to processor. How old is this unit?

Jul 24, 2008 | Onkyo TARW255 Single Dual Cassette Deck

3 Answers

TA-RW255 DUAL CASSETTE DECK


Have you check and make sure that the belts are working well?
Is the pinch roller working (spinning)?
A worn out belt will make the mechanism not to operate properly resulting in shutdown to avoid damage to the tapes.

Apr 11, 2008 | Tape Decks

1 Answer

I have a onkyo cassette tape deck ta 2600,when you push play on the cassette,it would play the tape for half of a second and stop


Sounds like the cassette tape itself is too tight to play, try fast forwarding or rewinding the tape in the deck all the way to the end of tape several times before trying to play. This may solve the problem

Dec 27, 2010 | Onkyo Tape Decks

1 Answer

My cassette deck Onkyo model Ta 2060 is working slowly


HELLO

By the fault you describe this sounds very much like a belt problem. Take the case off the deck and check the belt(s). Some decks can use more than one belt and you need to look at their condition.

Are they too slack around pulleys maybe? Belts don't last forever and I'm not too sure of the age of your deck. But personally, I would change them all.

Make sure the tape path is clean as well, clean heads, pinch roller and capstan.


Dec 14, 2009 | Tape Decks

2 Answers

I need replacement drive belts for an Onkyo


i bought some today from **** smith electronic store , i paid $7.97 for a pack of ten assorted sizes

May 18, 2009 | Tape Decks

1 Answer

Gunk fused to record & playback heads of Onkyo cassette deck


The best cleaner for heads is Servisol Video 40. You can get it from Maplin's UK or Amazon.

Mar 19, 2009 | Onkyo TA-RW244 Single Cassette Deck

2 Answers

Onkyo TA-2700 - Won't Play Tapes


Open the deck and look for the copper colored leaf switches (above the plastic comb) that get corroded / dirty over the years.. Clean them with deoxide or similar and your are most likely good to go..

Aug 14, 2008 | Tape Decks

2 Answers

Tape deck won't play.


Sounds like the belt that drives the capstan is too slack or decomposed, The capstan(s) which are connected to a geared flywheel, also drives the transport mechanism. There can also be tarnish on the sensor leaf switches, preventing contact. You might try to repair it yourself but, it is not an easy or simple job

Apr 23, 2008 | Onkyo TA RW544 Single Dual Cassette Deck

2 Answers

Cassette Recorder play problem


Sounds like the tape tension sensor is stuck. The sensor is always telling the mechanism that the tape has reached the end.

Sep 17, 2007 | Onkyo TARW255 Single Dual Cassette Deck

Not finding what you are looking for?
Onkyo TA-RW244 Single Cassette Deck Logo

Related Topics:

422 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Onkyo Tape Decks Experts

Gyula Lacz

Level 3 Expert

482 Answers

Bruce Showalter

Level 2 Expert

79 Answers

 Grubhead
Grubhead

Level 3 Expert

4590 Answers

Are you an Onkyo Tape Deck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...