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Repairing or replacing old tape decks

I have an very old reel-to-reel Sony tape deck (Sony Tapecorder TC-355) and a lot of old reel to reel music tapes I want to re-record the tapes onto CDs and am not sure if the motor is working properly on the tape deck. Does anybody still service these things or stock parts for them, i.e., motors?

Ditto for my Technics M222 dubbing tape cassette recorder,

Martin
m522posner@aol.com
Aptos, CA 95003

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    Pads that hold tape against heads are missing.

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Hi m522posner

There is a surprising interest in "vintage" hifi products these days. Your tape machines probably needs new belts. Check this site out. You can get spares for your tape machine here. Belt kits are $17. He does repairs also, but the transport to and from may be an issue for you. I suggest emailing Bob, he may be able to refer you to someone in CA > I could do the repairs,but I am in Australia. :)

Vintage Electronics
P.O. Box 941
1241 Conestoga Creek Rd
Florissant, Co 80816

Email: Bob@Vintage-Electronics.cc


You could have a go at freshening up the belts yourself:)

regards
robotek

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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