On 6/29/2017 12:25 AM, Tim Gillett wrote:
> I agree Shai. Also the felt pads eventually do nasty things to heads
> including accellerated wear/ pitting. It's sometimes said that only the
> high end Naks can be used but even the lowly Nak 480 series has the
> essential features of dual capstans and pad lifter. Other brands used
> dual capstan but as far as I know only Nak exploited that feature by
> pushing the felt pad off the head.
I read somewhere that a German manufacturer originated this feature and
that Nakamichi licensed it. I forget the German company -- maybe Eumig?
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