Turn one just a bit and then the other. The manual suggests that you make
the head flush in line of sight with the guides. Not that easy but not that
hard either. If you have white leader tape, use it to look where and how
the head presses against the tape.
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On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 10:48 PM, Michael Andrec <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello, all, and Happy New Year!
> Sorry about a potentially naive question...
> We have a better-grade consumer TEAC X-2000 open reel deck that was donated
> to us. It plays well, but I'm a bit confused by the azimuth adjustment. All
> of the decks I have previously worked with have a single azimuth screw per
> head, and I have some experience with how to adjust it. This machine,
> however, has *two* small hex set screws on either side of the tangency
> adjustment (according to the service manual that I found online).
> What is the best way of adjusting these? Should I turn one and then the
> other? Both in tandem? In the same direction? In opposite directions?
> I can send photos and/or the relevant page from the service manual if
> necessary, either on- or off-list...
> Thanks in advance!
> * Michael Andrec, Ph.D. -- Certified Archivist*
> Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of NJ
> 135 Davidson Avenue
> Somerset, NJ 08873