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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
      1.      - ANT 3kHz/-10dB DIN
      2.      - TEAC MTT-211N3,15kHz/-10dB DIN
    11. 12. Azimuth test and, if necessary re align
      1.      - ANT 10kHz/-20dB DIN
      2.      - Teac MTT-114NA, 12,5kHz
    12. 13. Test wow & flutter before and after service
      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.      - Mageras DA09007B, 1kHz Track Alignment
      4.      - Nakamichi M-9039 tilt gauge
      5.      - 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. 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
    5. 18. 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. 19. 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. 20. 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. 21. Head and capstan demagnetisation
    9. 22. Test cassette recording (Maxell UR90, Type I)
    10. 23. Create a cassette deck report with all measurements
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
We are 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 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:

REGULAR TOOLS
  • DMM Fluke 175
  • Oscilloscope Rigol DS 1052
  • Oscilloscope Hameg HM203-6
  • Function Generator Rigol DG 1032
  • MilliVolt Meter Leader LMV-185A
  • Capacitor Tester - EWB ESR
  • W&F meter Leader LFM-39
 QUESTION?
SPECIAL TOOLS
  • Nakamichi T-100 Audio Analyzer
  • DMM FLIR DM 92
  • 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
  • Nakamichi DA09005B 400Hz, 200nWB/m
  • Tape torque gauge Nakamichi DA9013
  • W&F meter UNITRA ND-960A
  • Digital pressure gauge
QUESTION? 
AUDIO SOFTWARE
  • W&F meter software
  • Audio Tester software
  • Yoshimasa DSSF3
  • Realtime Analyzer software
  • Spectrum Lab software
  • Adobe Audition 3.0
  • Spectral Phase Analizator software
QUESTION? 

Service process

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You can drop me a visit with your cassette deck or send it by reputable parcel to my address!
2
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I will repair your cassette deck in 2-4 weeks, keeping you informed all the way.
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