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Recording problem onkya model ta2090


RECORD.  Montor input  shows normal reasonable volume and can be
set to any level.  Monitor  TAPE  shows  FULL RED both Channels
only drops down if intput set to almost zero.  Same when auto bias set or normal record mode. 
Output very distorted.  If play back tape which has been set with auto bias
test sample tone is just fine.

Have schematic and scope    where do we look first ??
Thank You
Al Collins San Diego Ca

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Re: recording problem onkya model ta2090

Check electrolytic caps about the dolby chip. have seen caps (maybe 100uf) go dry and produce problems like this

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