Hi Ben-There are most likely calibration pots on the circuit board as well - 
they can also introduce noise.-Mickey

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From: Paul Stamler
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11:29 AM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Noisy electronics in TEAC 23340 DECK

On 8/22/2018 8:42 AM, 6295LARGE wrote:

> It sounds like the TV between channels.
> What should I suggest to the repair guy?

Very important: Does the noise happen in both channels, or just one?
And, also very important, is the noise present only when you're playing
a tape, or is it also present when you're monitoring the source(input)?
Knowing the answers to these questions will help a great deal.


> Regards,
> Ben
> On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 4:53 PM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi Ben,
>> Do you mean a broad-band noise or hiss, like white noise? Is it in both
>> channels, or just one? It sounds like a noisy transistor in the playback
>> electronics, but I would be surprised if that were to happen in both
>> channels at the same time.
>> Gary
>> ____________________________
>> Gary Galo
>> Audio Engineer Emeritus
>> The Crane School of Music
>> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
>> "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
>> Arnold Schoenberg
>> "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
>> Igor Markevitch
>> "If you design an audio system based on the premise that nothing is
>> audible,
>> on that system nothing will be audible."
>> G. Galo
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>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Noisy electronics in TEAC 23340 DECK
>> Hi
>> I have a TEAC 2340 which I love, but there's "snow" in the output.
>> I know it's not the pods, because I just had them cleaned and there's no
>> static sound when I increase or decrease the output volume.
>> Any suggestions on what it might be?
>> Thanks.
>> Ben Roth

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