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Old 02-26-2013, 01:34 PM
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sendust head

Is there anything special about these heads ??
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:51 PM
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Harder than Permalloy. IMO these do well with especially the lower and bass frequencies. JVC used Sen Alloy heads through much of the 80's and IMO they dialed the sound from these heads quite nicely.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:42 PM
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Is there anything special about these heads ??
Sony used them on their best decks for many years. Maybe I can't tell the difference, but they sound great.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:53 PM
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alpine used them on their better car stereos.
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They were the best designed head that there were- good performance and long life. They can be found on many tape decks and I think the first one was used in the Teac V-3RX. I bough a pile of them when at Teac and put them in my two head A550RX and they are still in there now. I rarely remember changing any worn ones out maybe one or two that is it. Ferrite was changed all the time as were the others.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:56 PM
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The better HK decks have sendust as do the Luxman L-# decks
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Old 02-26-2013, 04:54 PM
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Yeah, I remember putting a Sendust head in my old 650 in place of the ferrite one.
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:34 PM
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This kind of heads is good performing in recording, especially in Toshiba/Aurex with AS heads (All Sendust), Sony with S&F heads (Sendust & Ferrite) and Aiwa DX heads.

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They were the best designed head that there were- good performance and long life. They can be found on many tape decks and I think the first one was used in the Teac V-3RX. I bough a pile of them when at Teac and put them in my two head A550RX and they are still in there now. I rarely remember changing any worn ones out maybe one or two that is it. Ferrite was changed all the time as were the others.
That reminds me I need to fix my A-550RX but I can't find the sm.
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