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Difficulty with recording

When using my tascam 414 portastudio recorder I can get the recording on tape and can listen to the result from recorder on earphones but when I use line out to recording tape deck I cannot get any signal or response. I am currently using the recording deck on my hifi but perhaps this may not be the best option but there is a line in facility. Greatiful for any assistance

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    alright so i scored a portastudio 414 and when i play the tape, it only plays in reverse. i haven't one clue how to solve this. ahhhh help



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It sounds like you have connected the two correctly. I can only imagine that you need to check that the hifi source selector is switched to that line-in, it may be referred to as AUX. Check that the recording level control is not at zero on the hifi and if there is a volume control for line-out on the tascam. If you are able to listen to the recording on via the hifi then you are halfway there even if it doesn't get to the hifi recorder. If your hifi is a seperates system then you could try plugging the tascam in to the CD input on the amplifier.

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