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What machines do you have?
I only have Sony decks now, all 10" except for a TC-558. 2 ea. 755, 1 ea. 756, 2 ea. 758 auto reverse, 1 ea. 765, 1 ea. 766-2 Half track. I got rid of my two 580's, a long with all my Pioneer gear except an SX-1080 (completely rebuilt by Pacific Stereo). My Teac's R2R's 2 ea. A6300 & 2 ea. A4300 and a 2340 went to members on Tapeheads a long with a lot of the Pioneer equipment and a Marantz rack system plus some other miscellanist equipment.

I got hooked on R2R's in 1971 when a friend of mine was discharged from the army and he came home with 2 R2R.s, and I never looked back.

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Welcome aboard , Ryan !
Me , too I' m an analogue fanatic ( but also digital )
Ciao
Marco
I'm the one that harvests stuff off the hard drives of the old computers I find and I have a ton of media files and such from that...although finding Baby Beethoven and misogynistic rap on the same girls' computer is really strange (thank goodness her hubby's er FILMS, weren't readable).
 

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A good compliment of system components, Ryan. Interesting to hear of your musical background. Best of luck with your musical project debut. Was your Sony deck a TC-K555ESJ? Most of my time is spent with cassette than any other format.

Nando.
 
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I removed the trim rings because there is a rubber o-ring retainer on each of the trim rings that deteriorates and causes the bezels to come loose. I have to find the proper size o-rings to retain the bezels and replace them all later on.

Nando.
Did you see the guy from Australia who has those o-rings? The name of his company is like Nagravox
 

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No I haven't, but I will check it out. Thanks Perry.

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A good compliment of system components, Ryan. Interesting to hear of your musical background. Best of luck with your musical project debut. Was your Sony deck a TC-K555ESJ? Most of my time is spent with cassette than any other format.

Nando.
Hi there! Merry Christmas! Sorry I've been off here for a while. Yes, my deck is a TC-K555ESJ.
Thanks,
Ryan
 

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That's a great deck. Those suffix letters at the end of the model # make a big difference in performance. I assume you have to use a step-down transformer for its 100 V power input? I purchased a nice Sony DTC-1000ES DAT recorder, which is also a Japan-only version, requiring a step-down transformer. Got it for my birthday two weeks ago for $100.



 

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That's a great deck. Those suffix letters at the end of the model # make a big difference in performance. I assume you have to use a step-down transformer for its 100 V power input? I purchased a nice Sony DTC-1000ES DAT recorder, which is also a Japan-only version, requiring a step-down transformer. Got it for my birthday two weeks ago for $100.
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That's a great deck. Those suffix letters at the end of the model # make a big difference in performance. I assume you have to use a step-down transformer for its 100 V power input? I purchased a nice Sony DTC-1000ES DAT recorder, which is also a Japan-only version, requiring a step-down transformer. Got it for my birthday two weeks ago for $100.



You too have the Akg 240 !!! Simpy magic !!!
Ciao
Marco
 

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Yes, Marco, I have three pairs of the vintage 600 ohm, Made In Austria, K 240s. One pair are Sextett models. I have a modern version of the AKG K 240 MK II models, I use for my Walkmans.



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I have also have a Koss Esp9 ( powerered by a fet amp by A 207 R Pioneer ),
and a Sennheiser HD 414 .
ESP 9 has a design issue ( little hum ia AC position )
The solution is to replace the power supply , but it's too complicated .
Better to use SE position .
HD 414 is a good " measure instrument " . Due to its very high sensitity you
can hear every little issue such noise , buzz , hum and so on .
Good for perfect set up and good sound .
Ciao
Marco
 
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