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Old 23rd Feb 2021, 12:06 am   #23
TIMTAPE
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Default Re: Head demagnetizer cassette

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Originally Posted by Ted Kendall View Post
There was a service bulletin on the Revox B710 discouraging routine use of a demagnetiser on the grounds that it led to premature demagnetisation of the capstan motor rotors. In practice, these machines seldom mag up outside of fault conditions.
Of course demag tools come in various shapes, sizes and strengths of field. A slightly magnetised cassette head would hardly need the power of an Annis Han-D-Mag. Hopefully technicians used their common sense.
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