I sent this message to the list earlier in the week, but I don't think it
ever got through...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sammy Jones [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2008 3:08 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Setting bias and EQ on Technics 1520
> Hello listmembers,
> I mentioned several months ago that I have a Technics RS 1520 reel to
> reel tape recorder in excellent condition. I have recently bought some
> new-old stock Ampex 631 reels to make test recordings.
> The main function of this deck is to playback pre-recorded reels and
> transfer to CD, but I'd like to make some recordings on it just for
> My problem is in setting the EQ and bias properly to record on this
> tape. This is my first time recording tape on a machine with settable
> bias and EQ, and the Technics service manual does not specify how to do
> this. I've found some information on the web for bias setup, but not
> Could any listmembers who know how to set EQ and bias on Technics 1520s
> please respond with directions?
> Sammy Jones