If your source tapes come from many different decks, I would add
azimuth adjustment to your requirement list. Most decks (even
consumer ones) have such an adjustment, but it is often awkward to
get to. If you need to adjust azimuth often (as you would have to if
the tapes come from any different decks), it may be worth getting a
deck that allows easy adjustment (preferably a knob).
Marcos Sueiro Bal
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