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1 year, 8 months ago 1
Posted in: Decks, HI-FI

After some request, I decided to make a video showing my entire deck collection. So I put all them together in the same table and connected most of the to the audio chain. From left to right and up to down, here are the decks:     Pioneer CT-F1250 This deck was their top of the […]

1 year, 8 months ago 1
Posted in: Decks

I’ve never heard about Revox until a few years ago -say 2012- and it looked to me as very particular machines, with a design that is very different compared to the typical japanese decks. There is one Revox that caught my attention since a friend of me had one: John Lydle, a very nice and […]

1 year, 8 months ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

A friend told me about this video that was shot in Barcelona and Zaragoza (Spain) where a walkman can be seen. Seems it’s a SONY WM-1 which many people believes it’s the very first one (but it’s not; it’s the TPS-L2). UPDATE: My friend has sent me a photo of the real unit used in that […]

1 year, 9 months ago 2
Posted in: HI-FI

Thanks to my friends at WERNER Music, the most exclusive hi-end store at Barcelona, I discovered that there exist a high quality reel tape of the most famous soundtracks from John Williams, and I was completely blowed-out! These reels were encoded with Dolby B. They were kind enough to put this reel on their TEAC […]

1 year, 9 months ago 1
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Well, finally after many weeks of [sporadic] work I could finish my new Guide to excellent recordings which represents the part II of my previous guide to good recordings. On this new guide I cover many new aspects, getting deeper in the techniques of recording with: quality of the cables Muting sound of all open […]

1 year, 9 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Decks

Every cassette fan loves to record tapes. Sooner or later many of them want to do good recordings, and with a decent 3-head deck it comes the necessity to adjust the bias for a particular tape. But… what is bias and how should it be adjusted? Learn how in this video:  

1 year, 9 months ago 0

Regarding my last post on which I explained how to use an old HP48 calculator to calculate the total duration of a playlist in Spotify, I guess many readers doesn’t have such a calc. Well, this video will show you how to download and install a free HP48 emulator, so… problem solved!    

1 year, 10 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Every time when I recorded my mixtapes I wanted to be sure that I don’t waste not a few seconds of tape. If you are about to record an entire album on a cassette, it looks that just by having a cassette that matches the total duration of the album is enough… but it isn’t. […]

1 year, 11 months ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

Before SONY launches the famous first walkman, the TPS-L2, there were the personal and bussiness recorders. Those were used to take voice notes mainly, but they were not so popular between the youth or the entire population; they were just tools. But SONY used one of them as a start point to develop what will […]

1 year, 11 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

Do you want to digitize your tapes? Have you seen those walkmans with USB output that look so easy to digitize your cassette collection? Well, yes, they are easy to use. But… discover what they didn’t told you in this video about the sound quality of this TAPE2GO. Now here’s the second video of the […]

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