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Tascam 34

Four Track Reproducer / Recorder (1982)

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Tascam 34


Track system: 4-track, 4-channel, stereo/multi channel system

Heads: 2 x record/playback, 1 x erase

Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan

Reel size: up to 10.5 inch reel

Equalization: NAB

Tape speeds: 7 12  15 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.06% (15 ips)

Frequency response: 40Hz to 22kHz (15 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 68dB

Total harmonic distortion: 0.8%

Crosstalk: 50dB

Input: 300mV (line)

Output: 0.3V (line)

Dimensions: 410 x 461 x 256mm

Weight: 20kg

Year: 1982



re: 34

Hi Thanks heaps for the manual!

I have a Tascam model 34, and it all seems to be working well, except that the rubber belt from the drive shaft to the flywheel/pinch roller has completely perished. Does anyone know the size of this belt or where I can get a replacement?

re: 34

Luckily, there is only one belt you need to deal with. EBay is one option where you can get one for about $15 shipped. The same belt is used in 32, 34 and 34B.

re: 34 belt replacement part

The Goto shop for Teac/Tascam is Kawashima Audio, http://openreel.net, in Kyoto, Japan.
Very nice and serviceminded gentleman, with lots of experience of Tascam/Teac decks.

They have spare parts lists for most things Tascam.

The belt is actually the same for several different Tascam and Teac models.

Part number is FB5 - 5534468000

Works with TASCAM 22-2, 22-4, 30-4, 33-2, 33-4, 33-8, 32, 34, 34B, 35-2, 38, Early Model 44, 44-4, A-3440, A-6300MK2, A-6700, A-6700DX, X-3, X-3MK2, X-3R, X-300, X-300R, TR-3000 | Realistic, Radio Shack

Cost was 1500 Yen a while back.

I've been a satisfied customer for many years.

re: 34

Hope someone can help on this one
I have 2 tascam 34s and both have the same issue .When recording on tracks 1+3 recording on track one works (plays back on my akai 636 and Teacx2000) but nothing on the meter or output during playback when set to repro on both 34s ,tracks 2,3+4 work fine , i get output and meter activity when sync is selected Both decks are recording a signal onto the tape !
Helllpp..... This one has got me scratching my head :(

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