20 Most Recent Technics RS-TR272 Single Cassette Deck Questions & Answers


It can be a bad ground inside the deck or broken solder joint. I have fixed this case often but can not tell you exactly the problem unless I see the unit.

Technics... | Answered on Sep 29, 2015


Get the service manual at stereomanuals dot com and then you will need the alignment tapes and other equipment to work on the deck just like a Technician does, I have been doing them for over 40 years now.

Technics... | Answered on Jan 02, 2015


Press the Dubbing A to B button. Put your blank tape in deck B. Press REC/PAUSE on deck B. Press Play on deck A

Technics... | Answered on Sep 12, 2014


Get the service manual and look at the mechanical drawings of where the belt goes. Most seasoned Technicians just go in and do it. A beginner will have to be more cautious. There are other things in the deck that also need attention like parts oiled and other idlers replaced.
Some Technics decks were ever made to be repaired.

Technics... | Answered on May 07, 2014


The tape player recorder that pull the tape out could have the following faults: 1) It has a separate belt from the motor/capstan to the take=up turntable. 2) Capstan roller skew the gap when you bring the mechanism in can be checked and it must be PARALLEL with the surface of each other.3) Faulty cassettes they are binding in their housing due to heat or bad manufacture! Try to rewind and wind your cassette end to end both directions. 4) head alignment not set correctly 5) clutch of take up reel worn or has a bad tension spring. depending how it was made.

Technics... | Answered on May 01, 2013


Ahh, Another Dual cassette deck. These are typically not worth a repair charge. I went looking for a service manual but Hi Fi Engine did not have one but they had a Owners Manual. Any unit that has a specification as to wow and flutter starting new at .18% was never made to be a long lasting deck of any quality. I don't like to be negative about people equipment but you might be better off getting a better deck from the start. If you think it is worth the repair, then send it to someone but I don't think you will want to sink $100 into a unit like this.
I am not saying it is unrepairable but that with what you come out in the end you could have made a better choice for a deck to buy.
It is probably a bad solder joint or bad capacitor on the circuit board.
I am in Chicago and would look at it for you if you want.

Technics... | Answered on Oct 17, 2012


damage done to servo.

Technics... | Answered on Dec 05, 2011


Soft Touch control for cassette decks are servo drive and uses no belts.

Technics... | Answered on Dec 05, 2011


Go to device manager open audio video controlers ,if you see a strange symol beside your device i.e example-yellow question mark for X-P.This means your computer is missing a driver.Please send comment.

Technics... | Answered on Dec 05, 2011


a system remote is the only option for you here. The deck does not have its own remote receiver. Sorry to break the bad news to you.

Technics... | Answered on Dec 05, 2011



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Technics... | Answered on Jul 13, 2011


you have two buttons B+C USE B to get sound to your speakers if no joy try a simple tape cleaner or anti static tape cleaner this is usually the problem.

Technics... | Answered on May 24, 2011


technics wont play cd-r or any copy cd's thats why you get no disc but if this is the case with all cd's then it sounds like you need a new laser unit, the crackling sound is your laser breaking up, there easy to come by on ebay plenty for sale worldwide.

Technics... | Answered on May 24, 2011

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