Splicing equipment for Reel to Reel tapes

With a requirement to transfer some tape from a 10″ reel to a number of 7″ reels I needed to be able to cut and join tapes.

Tape splicing kit

I got lucky on eBay because the seller of this lot listed it as a “repair kit”. This didn’t come up in searches for splicing, splice etc. A bargain at £24, compared to the £40 achieved by similar listings. So. What have we got? Continue reading “Splicing equipment for Reel to Reel tapes”

Recording tests with Sony TC 377

Having just bought a Sony TC-377 Reel to Reel recorder I had to try making some recordings and see how it performed before taking it apart for a good service.

5 in synchrotape reel

I had already tried playback with an old mono recording of 1960’s music on a 5 inch Synchrotape tape. I could only hear it on one channel, which was correct for a a recording of this type. Continue reading “Recording tests with Sony TC 377”