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Really a real reel to reel?


In 2004 you could buy this unique nostalgic novelty reel-to-reel, CD player combo. But is it just a novelty if it really works?

00:00 Start
01:40 Here it is
04:59 Unboxing with a story
06:01 First look
07:06 Power on tests
08:57 Getting the tape on
12:46 Tape Tests
17:50 Undercover secrets
20:29 Inside the back
22:36 A cassette experiment
23:54 Audio demo
24:53 Summing up
27:55 Patreon credits

Q) When you played the audio from the cassette was the wow and flutter due to a lack of back tension on the tape/friction against the tape shell/insert other thing here?
A) Yes - This was only a basic demonstration to prove the tape in this machine has the same track configuration and plays at the same speed as a typical cassette tape. But of course it would do, after all it is just a cassette mech. Don't get hung up on how crappy this cassette demo sounds - it was just an experiment to prove specs - not sound quality. If you want to hear a demo of the sound quality...keep watching as there's a full section with a comparison against a CD. 

Q) Did you put the cover screws in wrong - I noticed one was sticking though to the back?
A) Yep - I swapped them across later.

I transposed two digits. The speakers are 8ohm 5W.

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Over Time - Vibe Tracks


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