It is only the front part of the door, not the whole door, and that part
should just lift off without much effort as there are no screws holding it
Q-stick and isopropyl alcohol to gently clean the heads and rollers inside,
fiddley to do but essential to keep the path clean.
On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 9:14 AM, Eli Bildirici <
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> How did you remove the door? I'm not sure how to deal with the remaining
> 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
> > can get at the cassette if it stops in the machine.
> > I know this is probably a silly question for rewind, what you call
> > but have you cleaned the heads and rollers?
> > Cheers,
> > Marie
> > 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
> >> 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
> >> 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
> >> machine.
> >> 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
> >> 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
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