I suggest two things. There are more Teac/Tascam parts out there than you'd think. As of a few years
ago, that included tape heads going back to the A3440 machines.
1. contact Russ at NJ Factory Service:
He's a good man to do the work, fair priced and good work.
2. as of a few years ago, you could call up Teac's service/parts department in California and they
would directly sell and ship the part. I don't have contact info for them but I do remember they
were in California.
-- Tom Fine
PS -- you could also contact John French at JRF Magnetics and he would probably know who to call.
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From: "Raphaël Parejo-Coudert" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, March 14, 2010 7:31 AM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Magnetic heads for TEAC X-1000 M
I'm looking for a complete Teac X-1000M Head system. This Head system
was espacially build for this model and have 4 heads: erase, record, 2T
playback and 4T playback.
Does someone in this list know were can I buy a this complete brand new
unused Head System?
I need my Teac X-1000M to digitalize about a hundred tapes recorded
with this machine (dBx I on).
The TEAC X1000M was the last consumer reel-to-reel recorder to remain
available, with the X-2000M which outlived it by a few years. Although
the R version is the most common, the M should be the most desirable : M
stands for Master and that means half-track recording at 38cm/s. This
recorder had 2-track with 2 & 4-track replay, 3 heads, dbx type 1. The
dbx system allowed for a stunning 100dB s/n ratio and dynamic
capabilities which only digital recorders can surpass. See: <http://
Thank you for you help.
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