Advice on Tape Deck purchases
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05-03-2012, 1:41 PM
Gave 93, Got 358
Nakimichi deck were considered to be, if not thee best, one of best you could get when they were reigning supreme and pretty expensive to buy back then. Class decks with excellent reproduction. Sony, Pioneer, Technics, Teac were also pretty good at it too.
The Naks for me were a class above the rest and as old as they are now, they still command a premuim for s/h prices if in good nick. Not impossible to do with your budget, but you will have more chance of obtaining one of the other brands for your budget. Loads on the bay at the moment.
The older the tapedeck the less reliable it could be and i would say that goes for all tapes decks. Buying secondhand carries an element of risk, bigger than any other separate because of the moving parts - Motors, cogs, spindal, belts, heads are most proned to go wrong. So depending if the deck hasn't been maintained properly over the years, could be expensive to put right if sold a dud. Also problems may not be instantly obivious and may not show its ugly head until a while later on down the road.
You mention 'transfer' is that to pc?
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