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Service for the Sansui DX 111R tapedeck

The roating play/record head for the Sansui DX111R tape deck has got worn out and the sound quality is poor.I have enquired but the service people here in India cannot find out the equivalent replacement part which might be available from more recent models.The impedence and other electrical specs are not known .Can you please help and tell which parts of other decks might fit.Sansui does not respond. roysoumo@yahoo.com

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My RS-TR272 tape deck plays the cassette but no sound. I have not even used it much, may be 3-4 times in last five years. I tried demagnetizing it but still no effect. It is brand new unit, only thing I did last time was that plugged in the RCA cables in opposite ways one time (Output in In and In into output one). I am not sure if that had any bad effect on it. Can someone please help on this as unit shows cassette playing. There is no volume switch on the unit itself as someone else recommended in the previous answer.

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SOURCE: Marantz Cassette Deck Model Sd 35 Tape door will not open

It sounds like the drive belts on the deck have broken (not allowing playing, FF or REW) and/or the tape got "eaten" meaning the tape itself has wound itself around the rollers and cannot free itself. I strongly doubt this is an electrical issue. Definately sounds mechanical.

As far as the door not opening, there's usually a hook that holds the door closed. If the unit is mostly disassembled, look near one of the sides of the door for a metal hook. It's normally spring loaded and can be moved manually. That should free the door. If your tape was eaten, it might take some gentle persuasion to unwrap it from the rollers.

Good luck.

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SOURCE: Repair of Sansui cassette deck D-1000W and Compu Receiver Z-5000X in India.

i have the same deck with same problem..so this is the typical problem for this deck...got it from thrift shop..it was in perfect condition, working excellent but after few days of enjoying it, all of a sudden the same problem arises.... and the motor is abnormally hot..it is way too fast.
when i switch on the power the middle motor will automatically turn on at very high speed...i play around anything i can do hoping something is just stuck up but to no avail..



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