On 4/2/2018 12:13 PM, Gary A. Galo wrote:
> Hi Corey,
> I don't see that. Under shipping it lists local pickup as an option, but I don't see "local pickup only."
It did half an hour ago. The seller must have changed the listing.
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
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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
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