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Old 06-16-2015, 11:30 AM
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Would this work?

ok I have been thinking about 2 track and 1 track mono tapes. So I am wondering if you had a quad deck. Used y connectors to link tracks 1-2 & 3-4 could it play 2 track tapes? or if you could link all four together would it do a full mono playback?

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Old 06-16-2015, 02:45 PM
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I don't see why not. It all depends on the 1 - 2 & 3 - 4 track arangement in relation to the L & R layout on the tape. To determin which tracks would need to be Y'd together to get your 2 ch stereo output. And just keep that setup for a full width mono tape.

If you have a 4 track deck it won't hurt anything to try it.

But I don't see a problem with what you are trying to do.


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Old 06-16-2015, 02:49 PM
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it might work or not. if there is music on the particles between the tracks the head will not pick it up. try it and hear.
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