My Nakamichi BX-2 cassette deck is used infrequently, and has started behaving badly! When I put a cassette in and press the play button, it plays for about 5 seconds, then stops. If I do this a couple of times it starts unwinding the tape. Any suggestions?Thanks
nothing as yet
Hi and welcome to JustAnswer,Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only... Initially, the described symptom almost always is indicative of an internal hardware issue or more particularly, mechanical rather than electronicOffhand and after a review of the repair/Service Manual, primary checks on likely suspects would be:
Thanks for response. If the problem is capstan belt, I assume this could be replaced as DIY easily. Otherwise I would plobably be more comfortable having a service centre do the job.
Shown below is the exploded parts diagram to give you an idea of the assembly/dis-assembly requirements. The relevant parts are colored:
Have been in the business +25 yrs down to component level.