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Old 3rd May 2021, 12:38 pm   #1
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Afternoon all just tried to play a tape but no audio, deck very muffled, radio all OK.

Any ideas? Tried other tapes and LP's, still the same.

Many thanks, Steve.

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Old 3rd May 2021, 2:06 pm   #2
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If it was just the tape playback then I would say first give the heads a good clean.

But if same problem when playing LP's then gets more difficult, would try cleaning the Tape/Record Player /Radio selector switch (s).

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Check the stylus is not full of fluff.
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Old 4th May 2021, 1:29 pm   #4
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Just had a good clean and found a detached part, good news now the deck is working ok.
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Old 4th May 2021, 3:17 pm   #5
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Sorry to say it would appear to be a short between the tape and deck, as i eject the tape the deck starts to start any ideas anyone?
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Just had a good clean and found a detached part, good news now the deck is working ok.
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That is good, out of interest what part was detached ?

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Sorry to say it would appear to be a short between the tape and deck, as i eject the tape the deck starts to start any ideas anyone?
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Not entirely clear what you are explaining.

Do you mean an electrical short between the tape and tape deck, if so what leads you to that conclusion ?

Are you saying that when the cassette is ejected that at the same time it goes into Playback mode and tries to play the tape before it ejects ?

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Old 4th May 2021, 6:52 pm   #8
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Hi Dave I don't know what else it could be, it now when playing deck if i just eject a cassette the deck just stops ie arm returns turntable stops.
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OK Steve, so by deck you mean record deck/turntable as opposed to tape/cassette deck.

Does sound strange, is it only the eject operation that stops the turntable or could other operations/physical disturbance do the same ?

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Morning David yes sorry it's the turntable that stops on cassette ejection turntable plays but with distortion. Steve
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Also anyone i would like to know how to access the cassette from the top, i found two screws but that does not help.
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