I read "my Nakamichi Dragon was completely serviced by Electronics Service
Labs in Connecticut... where they actually know what they're
doing!!!" Same reviewer also says, "Weaknesses: Complex machine. Expensive
to service and refurbish. (Plan on about a grand to get it "better than
new") " For several years I used the Nakamichi 550, a portable tale deck,
to record a professional chamber group at various sites around New
York. It was a wonderful portable, about the best except the Nagra. Now
I live in Los Angeles, not far from Nakamichi's western repair shop, which
I have used for repair of my 550 with good results. Nakamichi stands by
its products and doesn't shy away ffrom one that's "older."-- Jerry Green
At 10:38 AM 3/9/2004, you wrote:
>I posted a two parter yesterday and neglected to mention in the subject
>line that while part 1 dealt with CD-R burning, part 2 dealt with some
>questions regarding the Nak Dragon.
>I'm going to assume since folks on the list are usually very happy to
>discuss the Dragon at length, people who might have been interested in
>addressing my questions regarding it saw the subject "CD-R Burning," wanted
>to vomit and then deleted the message.
>If I'm wrong, please forgive the repost--I'm just information needy right now.
>Here's the reprinted text of the first message:
>We've gotten a small amount of grant money to buy a hot cassette deck. I'm
>opting for a Nakamichi Dragon.
>A. I'm following Ebay, but anybody on the list have one for sale?
>B. Since I imagine that we'll have to have the deck serviced to bring it up
>to snuff, can anyone recommend someone with the chops to work on a Nakamchi
>Dragon in Vermont, or more broadly New England or the Northeast?
>C. How hard is it to get spare cosmetic parts such as the play button cover
>and the like?
>Once more, sorry about the repost.
>Vermont Folklife Center
>P.O. Box 442
>Middlebury, VT 05753
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