I don't see that. Under shipping it lists local pickup as an option, but I don't see "local pickup only."
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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Corey Bailey
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Sticky Shed > Nakamichi DR-1
Note that this particular listing is "Local pickup only." So, unless you within reach of Montpelier Vermont, you are SOL.
Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
On 4/2/2018 9:13 AM, Lou Judson wrote:
> Yes, Dave the DR-1 has the pad lift feature and dual capstan. Glad to hear you like it! If I didnt' already have a couple of Naks, I'd have snatched that one up!
> There are simple protrusions on the top and bottom of the head that push the pressure pad away from the head.
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> On Apr 2, 2018, at 7:59 AM, Dave Radlauer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Lou and list,
>> Thanks for mentioning the Nak DR-1. I was just about to chime in on
>> this discussion in that regard > let's call it *a new thread on the
>> lower priced Nakamichi decks appropriate for archiving*. DR-1 is the
>> only in the DR series with manual playback azimuth adjustment.
>> I've acquired several of these fine machines for the purpose,
>> acquired through e-Bay, usually $350-425.00 in VG condition or recently serviced.
>> I note the deck is dual capstan. But I don't know if the transport
>> mechanism utilizes the felt-pad lift previously mentioned.
>> Also remarkable is the astounding sound-to-noise ratio. My metering
>> consistently shows a noise floor greater than -90 db, the lowest
>> noise output I've seen from an analog device.
>> I wonder if other Nakamichi owners have noticed the quietude of the
>> circuitry/power supplies.
>> And I appreciate that this Nak comes imprinted with my initials.
>> Dave Radlauer
>> cell and text# 510-717-5240