Search:

Type: Posts; User: Mickey; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    9
    Views
    329

    Hi, thanks for your replies. Have you any idea at...

    Hi, thanks for your replies. Have you any idea at what speed the tape travels compared to a normal cassette? It's been a long time since I worked on cassette tape recorders and although I remember...
  2. Replies
    9
    Views
    329

    [QUOTE=nosaj;554330]Can't find one online but...

    [QUOTE=nosaj;554330]Can't find one online but what seems to be the problem?

    No great problem, fitted the motor and all seems OK although I think it is recording/playing a little fast. Thought I...
  3. Replies
    9
    Views
    329

    Actually a copy of the schematic would get me out...

    Actually a copy of the schematic would get me out of trouble!
    Mickey from Australia
  4. Replies
    9
    Views
    329

    Tascam 424 Mk1 Service Manual required

    Hi Does anyone have a Tascam 424 Mk1 service (repair) manual?
    I would like a hard copy, disc or email and will happily pay for same.
    Mickey from Australia
  5. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Lets have a look at the circuit diagram. The...

    Lets have a look at the circuit diagram. The audio from the playback heads go through a pre-amp and then via the reverb control R50, R57 & R65 to the output socket, some of this signal is fed back...
  6. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Im not sure why you are concerned about the...

    Im not sure why you are concerned about the remote control socket, it has no affect on the output unless a remote is plugged in. In my 50 years of Echolette useage and repairs I have never seen a...
  7. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Along the same line!

    Spent most of the day restoring a Echolette E51.
    These are rather difficult to work on and as stated by me and many others are probably best left to professional service/repair persons.
    Although...
  8. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Hey Bill, there is an Echolette advertised on...

    Hey Bill, there is an Echolette advertised on eBay which appears to have "Black" rollers, so there you go !
  9. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Echolette Overhaul

    Appears my photos didn't download, so here goes!
  10. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Well it looks like you're on the way to solving...

    Well it looks like you're on the way to solving your issues so when its all done let me know how and what you did to bring your echolette back to a useable working item.
  11. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Strange! I have a number of Echolettes in my...

    Strange! I have a number of Echolettes in my workshop at the moment including an early model NG51S similar to yours but none of these have black rollers. During my 50+ years of Echolette repairs I...
  12. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    None of those rollers look original!

    None of those rollers look original!
  13. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Attached is a photo of a later model NG51S which...

    Attached is a photo of a later model NG51S which shows three all plastic rollers, on the earlier model the two plastic rollers are held in place with a large washer while the roller on the tape...
  14. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    Yes, got that back to front, 80 first!...

    Yes, got that back to front, 80 first!
    Echolettes are not for the novice repairer. If you have a printed circuit board model you need to take extra care when soldering in the new capacitors as you...
  15. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    The tape tensioning roller is not that critical...

    The tape tensioning roller is not that critical as long as it spins freely. It should be approximately 7-8mm high and 19mm in diameter.

    The rubber pinch roller/wheel is very important! I usually...
  16. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    There are 5 tape heads, to check the recording...

    There are 5 tape heads, to check the recording heads raise the recording level one head at a time and to check if both playback heads work, listen to the echo from any one recording head and then...
  17. Replies
    51
    Views
    5,402

    That's a sorry looking Echolette but before you...

    That's a sorry looking Echolette but before you get too carried away, have you measure the resistance of the heads, they should measure 1.2K ohms. If any of these heads are faulty which is most...
  18. Hi Walter, I'm not aware of any service manuals...

    Hi Walter,
    I'm not aware of any service manuals for any of the Klemt Echolette Tape Echos, schematic (circuit diagrams) are readily vavailable via Google.
    When repairing these old Echolettes make...
  19. Hi Guys, thanks for your assistance, may be...

    Hi Guys, thanks for your assistance, may be better to give it a wide berth!
  20. Baldwin 130A Organ, solid state or tube/valve?

    Have tried several places to find out if a Baldwin organ model 130A is solid state or tube, Have been asked to service one but not sure if Iwant to. Mickey
  21. Replies
    0
    Views
    370

    Conn Minuet 544 Information Needed

    Hi, does any member know if the above organ is solid state or tube driven I have been asked to repair one but technical in formation appears to be night impossible to obtain. Any help will be...
  22. Replies
    62
    Views
    13,004

    There is no adjustment and the tube is not...

    There is no adjustment and the tube is not faulty.
    As I said in my last reply you should replace all those small capacitors..0047, .022 etc
    Which model do you own, does it have a printed circuit...
  23. Replies
    62
    Views
    13,004

    In future if you hear hum, bridge the filter...

    In future if you hear hum, bridge the filter capacitors with a 47uf/400V capacitor, this will isolate any faulty filter caps.
    I would suggest that you replace the bridge rectifier and ALL...
  24. Replies
    62
    Views
    13,004

    Nothing to do with John Lennon using an Echolette...

    Nothing to do with John Lennon using an Echolette probably the same one he used at the Brisbane concert which I attended.
    Become involved with more Echolette tape echo repairs and on looking back...
  25. The correct resistance for the heads should be...

    The correct resistance for the heads should be approximately 1.2K Ohms
    Lower value heads may work OK in the playback location but should be installed in pairs ie both playback heads should be...
  26. The echo sounds may be distorted because your...

    The echo sounds may be distorted because your direct sound which is used for recording is distorted.
    Are you sure valves 1 & 2 are OK? Does the indicator valve (6) show distortion or are the green...
  27. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,859

    The heads should measure approximately 1.2K. If...

    The heads should measure approximately 1.2K. If you are measuring 500 Ohms you'll find that these heads belong to tape recorders, they are OK for playback but you should replace both heads to keep...
  28. Repaired the wiring from the echo level controls,...

    Repaired the wiring from the echo level controls, fitted new grounding leads and voila I now have controllable echo levels for heads 1, 2 & 3, so great progress.
    Unfortunately I may have disturbed...
Results 1 to 28 of 142
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4