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Site Related
All things related to Tapeheads. Rules, announcements and updates, feedback, help and links are here.
This is where you'll find the rules and general guidelines for Tapeheads members. Tips and answers to common questions may also be found here.
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Look here to see what's going on with the site.
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Look here for links to Tapeheads affiliates and additional resources for Tapeheads members.
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Check here for the latest news from our sponsors.
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Tape, Taping and Tape Machines
Why we're here! Discuss anything and everything related to tape itself, tape recorders and tape players in this section.
All discussions pertaining to reel to reel decks. These include general usage, recording, playback, and service questions. For subjects related to tape itself, see the Open Reel subforum under this one. Obscure service subjects that don't quite fit go in the Help and Do It Yourself subforum.
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All discussions pertaining to cassette decks. These include general usage, recording, playback and service questions. For subjects related to tape itself, see the Cassette Tape subforum under this one. Obscure service subjects that don't quite fit go in the Help and Do It Yourself subforum.
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Any analog format other than cassette or reel to reel; 8-track, Elcaset, microcassette, VHS, etc.
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Digital tape is still tape! Want to discuss DAT, DCC and blank media? This is the place.
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Large-format tape, solid-state recorders and advanced recording techniques.
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Are you looking for something in particular? Maybe one of our members or experts has what you're looking for. Ask for it!
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General Audio Discussions
All audio other than tape, grouped by subject. You can post your photos or conduct a poll, too.
Relax and set a spell in the Music Room. Talk about whatever strikes your fancy that relates to enjoying music, your audio system and components. Cigars and cognac optional.
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Is the whole greater than the sum of the parts? Hash the details out here.
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Discuss all facets of vinyl, including players, stylii, care and maintenance, and of course... records.
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What turns electrons into something you can hear? Speakers and cans, man! This is the place to talk about your tranducers.
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The heart of every system. Discuss your amps, receivers and control amplifiers here.
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Bottleheads unite! This is the place to talk about that tubular gear of yours.
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The forum to discuss CDs, equipment, hardware, and recordable media. SACD and DVD goes here, too.
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MiniDisc, equipment, and recordable media. It's here, man!
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Like FM? Or perhaps you're a DXer who loves hearing those distant voices. Talk about radio waves here.
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Car Stereo? This is where you can talk about it.
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Enhancements to your system: equalizers, output displays, remote controls, etc. Hey, does this EQ make me look fat?
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From consoles to combos, this is your section. Talk about consoles, casseivers, all-in-one and big "portable" units here.
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Everything else not covered above: Storage and display, odds and ends, etc. Subjects that really don't fit in other categories can go here, too.
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Big scores and other bar stories. Get something you've been wanting for 20 years? Find something on sale for 90% off? In the right place at the right time? Miss that elusive piece? Tell us about your sweet finds and epic fails.
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Don't just write about your stuff, say it with pictures! This is the one and only forum where large images are allowed.
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Music and Tunes
It's all about the music.
This section is where both commercial and amateur artists and performers can talk about their work, post music, make announcements and interact on a personal level with Tapeheads members.
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Music is why we do this. Talk about your favorite artists, albums, and songs here.
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Album and song reviews. Also the good, bad, and really bad.
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Service, Restorations, Helpful How-Tos, Parts and Manuals, Ads and More!
Find a servicer. See restorations of vintage units. Check out helpful threads and techniques. Ask for a manual.
Got a technical problem or question that doesn't really belong in any of our ordinary (reel-to-reel, cassette, etc.) categories? Ask it here.
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Need to ship something? This is where you can share your ideas.
11-21-2017 03:18 AM Go to last post
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All posts moved to the new Classifieds section.
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You can see all of Pacific's vintage gear restorations here.
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Did you do a great job on a vintage piece of gear? This is where you can show everyone your awesome work!
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Need to fix it? You need test gear. This is the section to talk about what to buy and what to do with it.
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Section for scans of vintage advertisements, official reviews and reports.
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Need to find a service expert near you? Check here. We have knowledgeable members all over the United States.
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The Marketplace
Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Want to know what you think the dollar amounts should be? Then look in here.
READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST AN AD!! Buy, sell, and trade audio goods and services. Anyone can buy or post "Wanted" or "For Free" ads. Sellers have to meet a higher standard. In an effort to foster trust, we require that sellers be an active member of the Tapeheads community. Sellers must have 90 days of Tapeheads membership AND at least 30 forum posts in order to post 'For Sale" ads. Ads are deleted after about five months to keep things fresh.
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See a really good deal? See something we should avoid? See something funny or something that smells of a ripoff? Please tell us.
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Want to know what something is worth? Thinking about buying something and want opinions about what it should cost? Ask here.
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Bought or sold something through TapeHeads? Had a great service experience somewhere? Share your experiences, including the good, the bad, and the criminal.
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Archived classified listings for reference. No new posts are accepted. Please visit The Classifieds.
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Non Audio Discussions
Discuss everything non-audio related here, including current events and other interests.
What hobbies do you enjoy when not listening to tape? Got some good train or plane pictures? Like fast cars or camping in the mountains? Tell us about it.
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The place to cool your heels and engage in small talk about whatever suits your interest. No politics or religion, please.
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