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RE: arsclist slaying the Dragon/A to D Transfer
Thanks to all for the replies so far.
I hope this isn't a violation of posting etiquette...
For any who are interested there is a Nak dragon available now on eBay w/ at
$500 w/ the reserve already met. (I'd snap it up, but just can't quite
afford to right now).
What about sound cards? That seems to be the one topic that hasn't been
discussed much. I know that most of the sound cards are crap (mini plugs =
evil) and am looking to make a significant upgrade for this project. Any
Again, thanks to all for your input so far. It's been very enlightening.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:owner-ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Richard L. Hess
> Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 11:12 AM
> To: ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: arsclist slaying the Dragon
> At 09:24 AM 02/28/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> >Nakamichi having rendered this splendid creature extinct,
> assures services &
> >parts for how many more years? I think that's a very important factor in
> >making a committment to a piece of gear. If too esoteric for any of we
> >tinkerers to be able to properly align & or repair it without
> their support,
> >then as good as it is when working correctly, might be an ill-advised
> I'm in the middle of seeing how long parts will take, but the West Coast
> Factory Service Depot is wonderful and the first Dragon I bought had just
> been brought back to full spec by them before the seller put it
> up on eBay
> ($800 buy it now)
> The second one should have been sent back to the Service Depot
> before going
> on eBay and the seller and I have a bit of a disagreement over what
> "excellent working condition" means. While the bill from the
> Service Depot
> included with the first Dragon was $300 (included in the $800
> sales price),
> I just authorized $480 worth of repairs on the second Dragon--it needed a
> new play head, but I paid $710 for it (in part because a dealer
> stated that
> it was...nevermind).
> I have stuggled with the same decision that Art made and he and I
> came down
> on different sides of it. It is a very tough decision and the
> Tascam 122 MK
> III is a very tempting and excellent machine.
> Art, could you please describe how playback azimuth is adjusted on the
> MKIII and is it totally independent of record azimuth?
> >It's actaully wintery here in NYC this morning: 26 degrees & I'm
> not used to
> It's about time there was some winter--it was 77 degrees here
> yesterday in LA!
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