Saturday, February 14, 2009

DOC: Technics adds

Japanese adds of Technics RS serie: RS-777, RS-1500, RS-1506, RS-1700 and RS-1800 indicating the original price in yens.

TV: The Wire

Release date: June 2002

Episode 1x02: The detail

Nagra SN

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

AN: My old stereo system

Back 'a few years ago' owned a 70's stereo system composed by vynil, CD, cassette and open reel. Don't remember the model of the Pioneer receiver, but the rest were:

  • Open reel deck: Teac A-2050
  • Cassette deck : Pioneer CT-F600
  • LP turntable: Grundig PS 2000
  • CD player: Technics SLPG-200A
I've just found and old pic of that era. Here is:

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

TV: Turno de Oficio

Release date: April 1996

Episode 2x21: Todo sobre Laura

Philips N4414

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Saturday, February 7, 2009

VID: Akai GX-77

A close view to the singular Akai GX-77, a six heads machine with quick reverse function thanks to a dual capstan mechanism that spins in opposite directions and where only one pinch roller is used in each way, not both.

This was also the unique reel to reel deck that uses a very curious mechanism to place the tape in the correct heads path.