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 on: April 03, 2018, 12:28:55 PM 
Started by Niva - Last post by Niva
Hello guys!

I am moving in a house with my girlfriend and I "shotguned" the basement for my recording projects Wink

That is the easy part.

The hardes part would be to get my two (yes two!) MCI JH-24 from the first floor of my appartment to the basement of the house...

To reduce the weight, I am planning to take the PSU appart. I would protect it by wraping a big moving blanket around it.

Other than that, do you have any tips for making the job easier?

Thank you very much!

Guillaume

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 on: April 02, 2018, 11:25:40 AM 
Started by Westrek - Last post by Berwyn636
damn!! missed it! Now they'll all be for sale for 100 dollars apiece. Roll Eyes

 3 
 on: March 30, 2018, 08:01:38 AM 
Started by Westrek - Last post by Westrek
Nice stash of parts listed with some NOS pots.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/192496294332?ul_noapp=true

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 on: March 24, 2018, 03:37:52 PM 
Started by TonesOnTail - Last post by brianroth
You might try contacting John French at JRF and see if he has any suggestions.

Bri


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 on: March 24, 2018, 01:43:53 PM 
Started by TonesOnTail - Last post by TonesOnTail
Hello all,

I know that this forum is largely dead, but I figured I would give it a try anyway.

I am assisting a colleague with installing 1/2" two track heads on a 110C. The heads are B/C heads, and the repro head has the same DCR as the 1/4" repro head of around 35.4 ohms. When running a brand new MRL IEC1 tape in repro, the 10khz response is -18dB down from the 1khz response. I did a test record as is on a new pad of RMGI 900 after boosting the input gain to set +4dB over bias, and swept tone from 1kHz and up, and discovered the -3dB corner to be at around 2800Hz.

Even though the heads measure the same DCR, and are manufactured for MCI B/C electronics it seems possible that an impedance mis-match is causing the 1/2" heads to act as a LPF filter above 2.8khz. Frequency response is flat up to that point.

So the question is, was there an errata or service bulletin dictating a component change on the audio electronics for conversion from 1/4" two track to 1/2" two track?

 6 
 on: March 13, 2018, 08:51:14 PM 
Started by a_moon_r - Last post by Rob
A patchbay for an JH428 will also work.  I did this the other way round, I got a 528 panel for my 428.

 7 
 on: March 13, 2018, 01:26:26 PM 
Started by a_moon_r - Last post by a_moon_r
Hello, loking for one unit of patch bay (with front pannel and all bantam femail conectors ) for MCI 528 mixing console.

Thanx.
Niksa

email: niksichrvoje(at)yahoo.co.uk

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 on: February 05, 2018, 12:06:19 PM 
Started by Berwyn636 - Last post by Berwyn636
thanks!!

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 on: February 03, 2018, 01:39:42 PM 
Started by Berwyn636 - Last post by TonesOnTail
To answer your question, yes, it does work. I believe that the auto data only requires 9.6khz of audio bandwidth.

Before the Great Server Crash of '16, there were quite a number of threads of people using it successfully. In fact, as long as you run a fairly low latency record, it was said that there was less drift from pass to pass as there was when using JH-50 to tape.

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 on: February 03, 2018, 01:12:06 PM 
Started by Stewdio - Last post by Stewdio
hardy preamps are sold, please close topic

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