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sony tc-377 no playback sound

Having problem getting sound in playback mode for sony tc-377 reel-to-reel tapecorder. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.



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sony tc-377 no playback sound

Some of this may be too obvious but: Is there recorded material on the tape? Is the tape wound the right side to the heads? Is the tape properly tensioned (in contact with the heads)? Are the heads clean? Check the soldering of the leads to the heads. Are the input/output cables hooked up the right way? Are you sure you have selected the right input (tape monitor) on the amplifier? After this you may need a repair.