want to buy: tape for re-201

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frdrkbrk
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want to buy: tape for re-201

Post by frdrkbrk » Sun May 08, 2005 10:29 pm

Hi there, <BR> <BR>I'm going to replace the tape on my re-201, and I don't feel like splicing my own tapes. Especially since I'm not sure for how long the 1/4" tapes I've got has been running - so what I'm looking for is someone who got some "new" tape who can fix me up with a couple of loops for a reasonable price. <BR> <BR>would be really happy if someone could help me out. I'm living in Europe &#40;Sweden&#41;

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want to buy: tape for re-201

Post by frdrkbrk » Sun May 08, 2005 10:41 pm

I heard it's possible to get tapes which doesn't pop when the splice runs over the heads, by doing a 45 degree cut or something. can anyone confirm this? &#40;I always get a pop/volume lowering effect when it runs over the tape-heads&#41;

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want to buy: tape for re-201

Post by interruptor » Mon May 09, 2005 8:30 am

i am using an re-301 with an original tape loop. it's the same thing: one can hear when the splice passes the heads. it's not a pop or anything loud but you can hear it. i always saw that as part of the space delay flavour and didn't care..

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want to buy: tape for re-201

Post by guitarzan » Tue May 23, 2006 11:47 am

I have 14 virgin broadcast cartridges &#40;Audiopak AA-3&#41; of 1/4" tape That have 394 ft each on them. The tape is high quality and is lubricated on both sides - ideal for Roland tape echo machines. When I had an Echoplex, this tape sounded very good. If you have a good splicing block/tape, and develop a good splicing technique, you should be able to make inaudible splices with some practice &#40;ask an old school tape engineer to show you how&#41;.I am selling the cartridges at 15 &#40;uk pounds&#41; each or 120 pounds for all 14 carts plus postage.

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