Mail: info(@)cassettedeck-service.com
Phone: +386 41 304 777
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  1. SERVICE OF WORKING CASSETTE DECKS COVERS:

    1. 1. Cleaning the housing
        1.      - front and rear panels (dismantling and washing all parts)
      1. 2. Cleaning the housing inside
      2. 3. Cleaning the mechanism
        1.      - disassembling and dismantling the mechanism and removing old fats, oils and dirt
      3. 4. New oiling and lubrication mechanism
        1.      - Oil Isoflex PDP-65 (capstan bearings)
        2.      - Oil Clearaudio CMB (capstan bearings)
        3.      - Oil Mobile DTE (capstan bearings)
        4.      - Oil Wolf 0W20MS-V (worn capstan bearings)
        5.      - Oil Royal Trinity (other shafts/plastic)
        6.      - Grease Electrolube SPG35SL (gears / plastic / metal)
      4. 5. Replacing all belts
        1.      - New Old Stock (Nakamichi)
        2.      - Marrs (Nakamichi, Aiwa)
        3.      - Adams (all others cassette decks)
        4.      - ASWO (all others cassette decks)
      5. 6. Replacing or restoring pinch rollers and idlers
      6. 7. Replacement of electrolytes in the power supply
      7. 8. Cleaning all potentiometers and trimmers
      8. 9. Cleaning all micro and leaf switches
      9. 10. Overview of the condition of the motors and, if necessary, repair or replacement
      10. 11. Re-adjust the speed
      11.      - Nakamichi DA09006C, 0dB at 160nWb/m
        1.      - ANT 3kHz/-10dB DIN
        2.      - TEAC MTT-211N3,15kHz/-10dB DIN
      12. 12. Azimuth test and, if necessary re align
      13.      - Nakamichi DA9004B, 20dB below 200nWb/m
        1.      - ANT 10kHz/-20dB DIN
        2.      - Teac MTT-114NA, 12,5kHz
      14. 13. Test wow & flutter before and after service
      15.      - Nakamichi DA9006C, 0dB at 160nWb/m
        1.      - ANT 3kHz/-10dB DIN
        2.      - TEAC MTT-211N 3.15kHz/-10dB DIN
      1. 14. Head tilt and height test and, if necessary, re align
        1.      - ANT 1kHz narrow track
        2.      - Nakamichi DA09007A, 1kHz Track Alignment
        3.      - Nakamichi DA09007B, 1kHz Track Alignment
        4.      - Mageras DA09007B, 1kHz Track Alignment
        5.      - Nakamichi M-9039 tilt gauge
        6.      - Abex/THG-801
      2. 15. Tape tension test and if necessary re align
        1.      - SONY torque meter tw-2131
        2.      - Nakamichi 9013 Torque Gauge
        3.      - SRK torque meter SRK-CT
      3. 16. Testing tape transport over head
        1.      - ABEX Mirror Test Tape TCC-903
      4. 17. Test force of the pinchroller pressure on the capstan and, if necessary, reset
        1.      - digital force meter
        2. 18. Re-Align supply and takeup tape guides/arms
        3.      - Nakamichi DA9038 Stroke Check Gauge
        4.      - Nakamichi DA9042 E.H. Stroke Check Gauge
      5. 19. Test the play signal and, if necessary, reset
        1.      - ANT 400Hz/0dB - 200 nWb/m ANSI
        2.      - Abex TCC-130, Dolby Level 200nWb/m
        3.      - Nakamichi DA09005B, 400Hz, 200nWb/m
      6. 20. Test the recording signal and, if necessary, reset
        1.      - ANT 400Hz/0dB - 200 nWb/m ANSI
        2.      - Abex TCC-130, Dolby Level 200nWb/m
        3.      - Nakamichi DA09005B, 400Hz, 200nWb/m
      7. 21. Test VU / peak meter and if necessary reset
        1.      - ANT 400Hz/0dB - 200 nWb/m ANSI
        2.      - Abex TCC-130, Dolby Level 200nWb/m
        3.      - Nakamichi DA09005B, 400Hz, 200nWb/m
      8. 22. Playback Frequency response
      9.      - TEAC MTT-356U
      10. 22. Head and capstan demagnetisation
      11. 23. Test cassette recording (Maxell UR90, Type I)
      12. 24. Create a cassette deck report with all measurements
      13. 24. Photos of service
      14. 24. Invoice
Quality service
Hobby service from 1992
special tools available 
You can bought special tools for your Nakamichi or Revox decks
You need help at buying new deck?
If you require assistance with new deck i can help You with this also.
Trade-in welcome
I'm always willing to consider taking your deck in part exchange.

SPECIAL  tools for cassette deck service:

Cassette Deck Service offers top notch repairs on all types of cassette decks and also old vintage amplifiers, pre-amplifiers, receivers and turntables.

Nakamichi M-9039
  • Head Tilt Check Gauge - This gauge was specially made by Nakamichi to check/set/align RECORD and PLAYBACK heads on all 3-head Nakamichi cassette decks. It is the best gauge ever made for this job.
Nakamichi DA09101A
  • Test/Calibration unit for Nakamichi CR7 deck - Unit DA09101A for Nakamichi CR-7, CR-70, CR-7A, CR-7E which was made acc. to original Nakamichi service manuals. This unit is mandatory to make cassette deck check/calibration. Detailed informations how to use this calibration unit are explained in original service manuals for Nakamichi CR-7.
Nakamichi DA-9038
  • StrokeCheck Gauge - This gauge was specially made by Nakamichi to Head Base Stroke Adjustment on all 2-head Nakamichi cassette decks. It is the best gauge ever made for this job.
Nakamichi DA-9042
  • E.H. StrokeCheck Gauge - This gauge was specially made by Nakamichi for Supply & Take-up Tape Guide Height Adjustment on all double capstan Nakamichi cassette decks. It is the best gauge ever made for this job.
Nakamichi M-9057
  • Test/Calibration unit for Nakamichi 1000ZXL/700ZXL - Unit M-9057 for Nakamichi 1000ZXL and partly for 700ZXL was made acc. to original Nakamichi service manuals and upgraded. This test unit is mandatory to make cassette deck test/calibration. Detailed informations how to use this calibration unit are explained in original service manuals for Nakamichi 1000ZXL/700ZXL.
Revox Bias Calibrator
  • Bias Calibration unit for Revox B215/B215S and Studer A721 - Bias calibration unit for Revox B-215, B215S and Studer A721 was made acc. to original Revox service manuals. This unit is mandatory to make bias calibration. Detailed informations how to use this calibration unit are explained in original service manuals for Revox B215.

Measuring instruments and tools used for cassette deck service:

STANDARD TOOLS
  • Desk DMM HP-Agilent 34401A
  • DMM Fluke 175
  • Oscilloscope Rigol DS 1052
  • Function Generator Rigol DG 1032
  • MilliVolt Meter Leader LMV-181A
  • Capacitor Tester - EWB ESR
  • Digital pressure gauge
  • W&F meter Leader LFM-39
SPECIAL TOOLS
  • Nakamichi T-100 Audio Analyzer
  • Oscilloscope Hameg 203-6
  • Desk DMM Keithley 2000
  • DMM FLIR DM 92
  • W&F meter UNITRA ND-960A
  • MilliVolt Meter Leader LMV-185A
  • Distortion meter Leader LDM-177
  • Alignment Gauge ABEX/THG-801
  • Tilt Check Gauge Nakamichi M-9039
  • Stroke Check Gauge Nakamichi DA-9038
  • E.H.Stroke Check Gauge Nakamichi DA-9042
  • Track alignment Nakamichi DA09007B
  • 3kHz Wow/Speed Nakamichi DA09006A
  • 400Hz Level Nakamichi DA09005B
  • 15kHz Azimuth Nakamichi DA9004B
  • Tape torque gauge Nakamichi DA9013
AUDIO SOFTWARE
  • W&F meter software
  • Audio Tester software
  • Visual Analyzer software
  • Yoshimasa DSSF3
  • Realtime Analyzer software
  • Spectrum Lab software
  • Adobe Audition 3.0
  • Spectral Phase Analizator software

Service process

CONTACT ME
If your cassette deck have some problems, don't panic. I have knowledge for fix it!
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Send It To Me
You can drop me a visit with your cassette deck or send it by reputable parcel to my address!
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reliable re pair
I will repair your cassette deck in 2-4 weeks, keeping you informed all the way.
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Quick Return
Get to choose between delivery or self-pickup!
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Serviced decks
377
Restored decks
135
Upgraded decks
102 
Sold test units
263

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address & how to find me

Cassette Deck Service, Sojerjeva 41, 1117 Ljubljana, Slovenia

In order to visit, it is necessary to make an appointment in advance by phone or e-mail. 

+386 41 304 777

+386 64 149 849

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