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Reel to Reel issue
Old 10th September 2011
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Reel to Reel issue

Hows it going guys, I have a Sansui SD-5000 consumer reel to reel deck. I just noticed that my left channel is missing alot of high end, my guess would be that the tape isnt fully contacting the head but when I push my finger on it I notice no difference, the heads are cleaned and de-maged. Any one have any ideas?
Old 14th September 2011
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i had the same problem with my reel and the problem with mine was that the heads weren't properly aligned to the tape. They were too high. i did detect this by pushing the tape upwards so i don't know if it will help you but you could give it a go. Just mark the screws on the tape head so you can always put them back to the original place if this doesn't help. No harm done this way

hope this helps
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