[sdiy] OT : parts for analog tape recorders

John L Marshall john.l.marshall at gte.net
Thu Jun 6 08:27:50 CEST 2002


Nortronics?

Take care,
John
----- Original Message -----
From: "Byron G. Jacquot" <thescum at surfree.com>
To: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 8:28 PM
Subject: Re: [sdiy] OT : parts for analog tape recorders


> >Where could I find heads and calibration tape
> >for such gear, like AKAI 4000 DS MK-II and
> >AKAI GX-215D ?
> >Of course, I'd prefer to get it from a source
> >within the EEC...
>
> BASF and Magnetic Reference Labs  make calibration tapes, if that'll help
> point you in the right direction.  BASF is now calling themselves Emtec,
at
> least in the states.  MRL makes the tapes to order, and they're not
usually
> stocked anywhere.  You'll want to know the tape speed, formulation and
> running length you want.
>
> Check out
> http://www.flash.net/~mrltapes/
> Even if you go with an Emtec tape, there are some very good whitepapers
> about tape related things there.
>
> Also, peek at
> http://www.jrfmagnetics.com/
> They do head refurbishing, and might have some other useful links.
>
> I'm trying to come up with the name of a company that sold 1/4" heads
fairly
> affordably, but I'm drawing a blank.
>
> Byron Jacquot
>




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