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Does anybody still play music cassettes?
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Old 20th January 2014, 10:11 PM   #51
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Fwiw, I haven't played any cassettes since I put my Dual C939 to rest. That deck had a pretty good drive system but it also had an achiles heel. The RCA in jacks were coupled directly to a pcb. And the action of plugging in and pulling out the RCA plugs tended to excercise the pcb in a destructive manner. to further ad insult to injury, that deck was impossibly complex to assemble/disassemble. In the end. not worth the bother.

At the time of purchase it was not a cheap deck either. So since then I haven't played any of my cassettes.
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I had an 8 track tape player up until a few years ago.
They could be fun. The tapes would sometimes unwind out of the front of the player.
I spent many a happy hour winding them back in.

The track changer metal foil at the start of the tape didn't always click the head to the next track. They sounded pretty good and I had fair collection of tapes.
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Old 22nd January 2014, 12:25 AM   #53
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Can someone tell me what a TD 1200 car head unit is worth these days?
I ran mine for 24 hours on a bench PS (FM) and a scope output check, and ran cassettes in both directions noticing the azimuth lights blinking ( to indicate high frequency correction)
so as far as I can tell. All is well. Sounds good hooked up to an old Audiomoble 450 car amp.
This is not the more desirable MK 2 version BRW

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