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I have a technics double cassette player which i've been using recently to dub cassettes to CD. Both decks have recently packed up - the right hand spool doesn't want to turn and the cassette tape loops disastrously. Don't know if it's worth paying to get it repaired as i only use the machine now to dub old cassettes!! Does it sound like an expensive problem?? Thnx

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There are some rubber parts inside (belt,idler tire) that require changing. This is normal for a unit of this age. Expect a parts cost in the $10-$15 range. Any audio repair shop should be able to perform this repair.<br /> <br /> Dan

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

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Go and get it repaired.technics is no1 brand for manufacturing tape decks and problem is with just the belt or wheels.

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How do you dub cassette to cassette


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If you have a dual cassette deck, then one deck will only play cassettes,whilst the other will have a record facility as well.
Basically you need to place the original cassette in the play only deck and the target cassette in the record/play deck.
Start the playback in the play only deck and immediately press the record and play buttons together on the record deck. Some decks have high speed dubbing but this varies so much that you will need to consult your manual for this.
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