Discussion in 'Tape Recorders' started by TheTJW, Jul 22, 2016.
It served me very well. Classic warm and silky analog sound.
It just that it needs so much work...
I have a Tascam 244 portastudio bought way back in 1984, I used it to record some original music and then didn't use it
and kept it in storage until recently. I wanted to play back some of the tapes recorded on it that I hadn't already mixed
down to standard two track cassettes, and from there to MP3's. The tape transport mechanism is a mess. The belts are
disintigrated into a fragmented gooey mess. There are other parts of the tape transport mechanism that have also
deteriorated. I like a challenge and have been attempting repairs. But I would rather find someone with a similar machine
that I can use to create starndard cassettes with. Does anyone know of a source for use of a 244 portastudio in the Medford
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