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I'd like to see the photo as well.

Mark

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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tim Gillett
Sent: Thursday, 20 July 2017 2:12 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Much Trouble with my two TASCAM 122 Mk 2s

OK Shai, will take a photo and see if it uploads as attachment.

Cheers
Tim


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From: "Shai Drori" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:59 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Much Trouble with my two TASCAM 122 Mk 2s


Please upload the picture. Sounds interesting.

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On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 4:12 AM, Tim Gillett <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Hi Ben,
>
> There are no belts in that machine, one reel drive idler rubber tyre and
> of course a rubber pinch roller. They're usually reliable machines but are
> getting old and may have had a lot of work.
>
> The tape path needs regular cleaning or tapes may  be damaged or jam
> inside. Cleaning the capstan and pinch roller is a lot easier with a 
> custom
> dummy cassette to trick the capstan motor to run and  engage the pinch
> roller in play mode for cleaning. I can upload a photo of a dummy cassette
> if that would help.
>
> I service these but unfortunately am in Australia... It may also need a
> skilled local serviceman to check it out.
>
> Best of luck
>
> Tim Gillett,
> Perth,
> Western Australia
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Martin Fisher" <[log in to unmask]
> >
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 5:27 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Much Trouble with my two TASCAM 122 Mk 2s
>
>
>
> Check for tight belts and good rubber tires.
>>
>> Martin
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
>> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of 6295LARGE .
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 3:23 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Much Trouble with my two TASCAM 122 Mk 2s
>>
>> Hello everybody
>>
>> I was cut off from ARSC for about 2 months, because their email was being
>> rejected by my computer for some reason.
>>
>> I have 2 TASCAM 122 Mk 2 recorders.
>> They seem to have week mechanisms.
>> I was told I can use only high quality cassettes.
>> Is that how it should be?
>> I don't use junk, but the mechanism struggles and moans, then it stops or
>> eats the tape.
>> The cassettes have gotten stuck in one of them and I had to take off the
>> cover to make the mechanism give them up.
>> Is that how it should be?  Maybe the rubber parts need to be cleaned.
>>
>> *Are there any service centers for TASCAM in south Florida?*
>>
>> HELP!
>>
>> Regards,
>> Ben Roth
>>
>>
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