No sound Tascam 22-2

Discussion in 'TASCAM DIY Repairs and Mods' started by Jasaab, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. Jasaab

    Jasaab New Member

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    just got a Tascam 22-2 machine replaced belt and works well mechanically but very low level/no sound on playback No reel machine expert but have some experience with electronics. Where to start?
  2. wkrbee

    wkrbee Active Member

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    Verify the tape path is clean.
  3. SkywaveTDR

    SkywaveTDR Well-Known Member

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    Cleaning is certainly a possibility with decks especially when one used an old Ampex tape that is sticky and the user does not know about sticky tape.
    Another possibility is a power supply issue of there is a mute relay in that on one occasion I have had the transistor that turns it on go out.