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The guy you would want to talk with is Chris Mara in Nashville. He probably has more MCI machines than anyone.
He rebuilds them from the ground up for a lot of people.

Here is a link.

http://welcometo1979.com/


Brian Foraker
On Sep 11, 2015, at 5:32 PM, Tom Fine wrote:

> Hi Jeff:
> 
> I don't know this for sure, but I bet most of the MCI expertise in the country nowadays is centered around Nashville and Florida. You might try Randy Blevins to start out:
> http://www.blevinsaudio.net/main.htm
> I don't know if Randy will send a tech as far as Cincinnati. He would know if there's a local tech. By all reports I've heard, Randy is a one of the good guys.
> 
> Good luck on getting your machine repaired. I know there are some ex-MCI technical guys out there and still active, so it is possible to get these machines fixed by experts.
> 
> -- Tom Fine
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jeff Brown" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, September 11, 2015 2:14 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Tape machine tech needed near Cincinnati
> 
> 
>> Hello all,
>> 
>> I hope this is an acceptable post for this list.
>> 
>> Apropos the thread about tape machine techs - I need one now, not a decade from now...
>> 
>> Can someone recommend a tech who is qualified to diagnose and repair an MCI JH-110b near Cincinnati?
>> 
>> Symptoms:  MVC is stuck ON.  No transport functions.  When the tape sensor is blocked, the take up reel spins full speed.
>> 
>> At the least it sounds like he's got a shorted motor drive transistor.
>> 
>> I'd take the job myself but the customer would have to cover my long distance travel expenses. I'm trying to find him an experienced tech who is local, or nearly so.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Jeff
>>