Originally Posted by gurubuzz
Good to use as an FX send for tape saturation
Just record your track onto it and record it back in
then adjust the offset
visually in your daw.
Try different types of tape and learn how to mess with the bias.
I've seen an old Akai about that has Valves in it too....
I have an Otari 5050...haven't set it up yet I need some spares and the head shaved.
i just dumped 2 5050's for 200 a pop
for tape effects such as saturation and delays it's cool beans
get solid reels and paint day glo swirling circles on them..better than the the regulation lava lamp