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Dual tape deck inoperable

Haven't used the deck for a while. Went to use it, both sides do the same thing. Everything seem to engage but the tape will not move and the systems attempts to auto reverse every few seconds. Any ideas?

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Re: Dual tape deck inoperable

Your mecanism has failed, stuck in one position and the servo unit can not turn it back right. you try to help the mecahnism to rotate while releasing the lock of the gear the main gear by selenoid.


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Re: Dual tape deck inoperable

Clean the rubber pinch rollers with an alcohol swab. the tape is not getting required "grab" on these rollers and not pulling tape. the auto reverse is an attempt to rewind the tape because of confusion with no tape movement.

Posted on Nov 13, 2007

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