What's that little brush near the drum on a DA-38?

Discussion in 'DRTS Multi-channel Recorders' started by thared33, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. thared33

    thared33 New Member

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    There's this little brush on an arm near the drum. I have a DA-38 unit with this brush missing. I think I read somewhere that this is an anti-static brush or something but I'm unsure if that's what it's called.

    Is it dangerous to not have one of these on your unit? I'd like to get a replacement, but I don't think I'll find one.
  2. RedBus

    RedBus Respected Member

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    As far as I remember, it's just a little cleaner that touches the head very briefly once every load/unload cycle. Dust build up can cause problems, so this helped.
    The original DA-88 didn't have it. No need to worry, it doesn't affect audio at all.