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In Reply to: RE: Thin RCA Plugs for Revox posted by Inmate51 on February 05, 2016 at 09:16:37
Thank you for your suggestions! I actually have those Mapleshade cables for another part of my system (I also use their speaker cables), and like them. I was hoping, while experimenting with the RTR, to not spend quite so much, or use existing cables. Perhaps the right angle adapters will allow me to use my other cables.
I do fear that my very good shop, which likes to work on vintage gear, will do okay by the Revox. They say they work on a lot of RTR tape decks, and I took it on faith that they have enough in common that they would be able to figure out mine. But now you are making me slightly nervous. I don't want them to ruin it, or even do a substandard job. It is the high speed version of the mk.lll, with the built in speakers (that seems almost silly, having the speakers). If you have any suggestions in the Boston, MA area, I'd love to hear about them.
Why don't you ask for advice on service on tapeheads?
They have very qualified techs there, and they specialize in RTR's.
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You actually have the model which has the speakers?!!
My first encounter with an A77, back in 1973, had speakers. The idea was to give the recordist an ability to hear what was recorded, without having to carry an amp and a pair of speakers along, and to enable editing "in the field".
Regarding repair, Nashville, TN is THE place for Studer/Revox repair. That's where they had/have their national headquarters. There are several top quality techs still in the city who know the A77 inside and out.
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