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Old 10-27-2022, 06:37 PM
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If I can bear the sound, I might use the Denon to at least test my hookup for viability.
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Old 10-28-2022, 08:30 AM
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Pretty sure I have some issues with the unit at least on the recording side ... Any recommendations on someone who might do repairs? Id like to at least call and get an estimate.
Soundsmith offers excellent Nakamichi service. It's isn't cheap and - as Ivan noted - they will need the unit on their bench before estimating cost of repair.
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Soundsmith offers excellent Nakamichi service. It's isn't cheap and - as Ivan noted - they will need the unit on their bench before estimating cost of repair.


Thanks for the information. Im guessing the cost may be more than I want to spend. I need to decide if its a path I want to follow.
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Old 10-28-2022, 06:14 PM
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Is anyone aware of any 3rd party add-on boxes to mimic the tape loop functionality?

What about high quality analog to digital converters? In case I go the other way on recording.

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Old 10-29-2022, 02:23 PM
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You can't really mimic a tape loop, without a tape loop the next best thing is using headphones on the tape deck to monitor, but that's not exactly the same.

As for an ADC, what's your budget? If I want to go from analog to digital I use a portable Tascam DR-100 which has a nice ADC and I don't need a computer just to record. I've also read good things about Korg's USB DAC/ADC.
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Old 10-29-2022, 05:43 PM
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Very good ADC’s can get expensive rather quickly. I have/use Burmester.
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You can't really mimic a tape loop, without a tape loop the next best thing is using headphones on the tape deck to monitor, but that's not exactly the same.
That's pretty much the way I do it on my open reel tape decks. It's tough to find a dedicated tape loop like in the old days, and McIntosh has totally gone away with it.
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Freddie, it's a shame, even the C22 reissue is missing a tape loop but then you've got some brands like Accuphase still including them.
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Freddie, it's a shame, even the C22 reissue is missing a tape loop but then you've got some brands like Accuphase still including them.
Correct, and it is a feature that I use.
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