How did you remove the door? I'm not sure how to deal with the remaining 'screw'.
We have not attempted any kind of cleaning. I'm not sure what the proper procedure is, particularly for the rollers.
November 13 2017 1:57 PM, "Marie O'Connell" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We have been in the practise of removing that front part of the door so we
> can get at the cassette if it stops in the machine.
> I know this is probably a silly question for rewind, what you call seeking,
> but have you cleaned the heads and rollers?
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 5:55 AM, Eli Bildirici <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> We use a Tascam 122 MkII for our cassette tape captures. Playback is OK as
>> far as I can tell, but we have two issues: the plastic door cover is
>> missing one of the 'screws' - not actually a screw, or a nail, but I'm not
>> sure what to call it. A fastener??? Anyway - and seeking, in either
>> direction, is extremely slow. If there is variance by tape, I have not
>> noticed it. Over the past year I've captured at least fifty tapes with this
>> I haven't been able to find any information on what could serve as a
>> substitute fastener for the door, and don't know if the seeking issue is
>> fixable, or how to.
>> I took videos of the issue and uploaded them to Youtube. Here's what
>> happens on ejection (https://youtu.be/KVWxCBfTRqw), and here's an attempt
>> to rewind a tape (https://youtu.be/LzJQy1yjyFE).
>> Thanks everyone for your time! Looking fwd, I hope, to some of the usual
>> sage advice.
>> Eli Bildirici