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My Soundcraft 760 power supply renovation repair

soundcraft 760

I thought maybe it would be interesting to see how this goes on if (I get round to it). So we have here a very sad power supply from a 760 Mk 2 It has made a nice home for mice and whatever and has been in a damp barn This how it looks as I found it   A lot has been munched there. I seem to remember there was a MOD for this power supply on the fets, if anyone knows this let me know. I will tie in the blog title so if you are searching you...

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Pesky 244 112 etc Control arm setting correctly

Its really very common for the control belt to fail , I am having these made as the original ones are not very good and fail all the time. This part of the unit lifts up the heads etc When you you put a new belt on you need match the pointer up to the through hole in the metal so that its in the right spot, there is not so much info on this, but its straight forward. But here is the rub, what if the control arm is broken ( common if you put it in the wrong...

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Teac Tascam Tape mechanisims Identifying

Identification and reference page for TEAC TASCAM cassettes

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How to get the R8 and other Fostex reel tables apart

I have been asked this a few times You have to put a spanner to hold where is the thread (there is a shaved off part to Grip) then grab the end with a pair of grips and twist anti clockwise when back to you, its stiff so as often they used loctite to lock it. Dont loose the little magnet there here is some photos to explain

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Tascam 144 244 246 door question

I often get asked about these door and if they can be swapped etc the answer is no The 144 has a bigger door, the 244 246  have a different catch Lad called Tom sent me this photo           TASCAM 244 door on top, 246 door on bottom.   Note how large 244 hinges are and latch on opposite side. 246 door about 3mm wider.

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