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Old 27th Sep 2019, 12:11 pm   #1
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Default C64 Datasette Slow Running

Hi Folks,

Just wondered if anyone can give any pointers on fixing a C64 datasette that runs very slow, eventually stopping during tape load.

Worn rubber components? I haven't delved inside yet, just wanted to prepare for any bits I might need to buy.

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Old 27th Sep 2019, 1:10 pm   #2
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Default Re: C64 Datasette Slow Running

Most likely worn/stretched belts but check that all parts are free running when the belts are removed.
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