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Re: R2R links
« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2010, 10:52:26 am »
Here is a link for those in the Yahoo R2R group of a bunch of pictures of machines belonging to Lee Hazen.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/reeltoreel/photos/album/1125923664/pic/list?prop=eupdate [nofollow]
All kinds of interesting machines in there...
In fact, there are all kinds of interesting pictures of machines in the photo section of that group in general.
« Last Edit: June 18, 2010, 10:57:07 am by steveidosound »
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Re: Otari common issues
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2010, 06:43:51 pm »
Here's a great link to a gal who illustrated how to fix a few of the common problems with Otari 5050's.

http://photos.naples.net/index.cfm?go=gallery.view&albumsid=720
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Digital transfer of tape
« Reply #17 on: July 22, 2011, 12:14:30 pm »
I'm going to "try" and partition any links particularly relevant to the transfer of analog tape recording to digital media here in this post.
Some will "overlap" with other topics of course, but just like the other items contained in stickies here on the TP forum, the idea is to make life a little easier for our members.

TAPE project (Training for Audio/visual Preservation in Europe)
This site has lots of links and free pdf downloads regarding digital transfers of tape.
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Great recorder tutorial
« Reply #18 on: December 23, 2011, 12:34:22 pm »
Once again, the Ampex list comes up with a gem!
This tutorial was found on the DW-World (Deutsche Welle) and perhaps, was an internal resource for the German broadcasting service.

http://www.dw-world.de/staticfiles/pdf/dwfz/Magnetic_Sound_Recording.pdf
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Otari Manuals
« Reply #19 on: August 19, 2012, 01:03:49 pm »
Otari 5050/55 owners should be beholdin' to Dark Horse for putting all this info together in one place.
Here's a copy of his original post linked here;

http://www.tapeproject.com/smf/index.php/topic,1545.msg12330.html#msg12330



I have updated the Otari Manuals Folder as I bought a MX55. Seems it belonged to Huey Lewis' before the last owner.
in Top condition.

So there is a new link. Here
Filesize:    37.75MB
Direct DL http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/1235q0
Page DL http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/1235q0

What is included in zip file. (all files are pdf's)
Otari MX50 Instruction Manual
Otari MX55 Instruction Manual
Otari MX55 Schematics
Otari MX55 Parts List/Exploded View
Otari MX5050BII Instruction Manual
Otari MX5050BIII Instruction Manual (This manual describes the MX-5050 MKIV-2, 2E, BIII-F, BIII-2 and BIII-2E models.)
Otari MX5050BIII - 8 instruction Manual
Otari MX5050BIII Parts list (complete schematic breakdown of BIII and all part numbers)
Otari MX5050BII & BIII Alignment Procedures Manual

The new MX-5050 Series is divided into the following models:
MX-5050 BIII-F Full Track, 1/4" Track Width
MX-5050 BIII-2 2 Channel, NAB 1/4" Track Width
MX-5050 BIII-2E 2 Channel, DIN 1/4" Track Width
MX-5050 BQIII 4 Channel, 1/4" Track Width
MX-5050 MKIV2 2 Channel, NAB 1/4" Track Width
MX-5050 MKIV2E 2 Channel, DIN 1/4" Track Width
MX-5050 MKIV4 4 Channel, 1/2" Track Width
MX-5050 MKIV8 8 Channel, 1/2" Track Width

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More Otari repair tutorials
« Reply #20 on: November 26, 2012, 06:16:03 pm »
Here's some very nice repair tutorials for Award Audio. I can't say that I've tried their tapes (and if you wish to ask, please do so in the PreRecorded Tapes forum) but the instructions for replacing the VU bulbs is a good one.

http://www.awardaudio.com/Reelpictures.html

Here's where I found the suggested bulbs.

http://www.studiosoundelectronics.com/8track.htm#LAMP
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Vintage Recorders
« Reply #21 on: December 18, 2012, 03:47:55 pm »
Awesome site for old recorders.
Their forum could be a great resource for finding that rare schematic for vintage machines.
The pictures alone are worth a visit.

http://www.vintagerecorders.co.uk/
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Otari UK sources
« Reply #22 on: August 08, 2013, 04:45:08 pm »
Here's a source for Otari R2R support in the UK.

http://www.otari.co.uk/
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Video Tape Links
« Reply #23 on: December 26, 2013, 02:30:36 pm »
If you've got a video tape that's in need of restoration or a simple transfer, here's a site that can get you pointed in the right direction.

http://www.labguysworld.com/VTR_Links.htm
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Re: R2R links
« Reply #24 on: September 08, 2015, 11:41:39 am »
Hey Steve,

Just came across this ling to the "bible" of tape electronics and (tube) circuitry.  In the US at least...

Charles

http://www.tubebooks.org/books/burstein_tape.pdf [nofollow]

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Re: R2R links
« Reply #25 on: September 10, 2015, 11:08:27 am »
Hey Charlie,

Nice stuff!
I haven't read the whole thing yet but it seems like it covers all the basics.
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Re: R2R links
« Reply #26 on: September 10, 2015, 01:35:25 pm »
Steve,

In your links, do you include the Craig Stark article from an "old" Audio Amateur magazine on the A to Z's of setting up a tape recorder?  If not, I have the pages in individual files - now if someone a lot smarter than me could put them together into ONE file.

Charles