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I am having problems with my Tascam Da-88 8

I am having problems with my Tascam Da-88 8 track recorder ! All channels recieve signals but when playing back only 1-2-4-5-6-7-8 play back ...chanels 3and 4 have crackling and distorted lower volume. My question is could the recording head use a good cleaning or is the recording head worn out for those 2 tracks?, thanks glenn

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Maybe you could just clean the heads. If anything visible comes off they're TOO dirty. Or or look at it yourself with a strong light source and see the wear by evaluating reflections from the head surface.

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