(5) After the desired portion has been played (or the end
of the tape], depress the STOP switch, then depress the REWIND switch
until all of the tape is rewound on the feed reel.
Depress the STOP
(6) To deenergize the recorder, depress the POWER OFF
SOUND SYSTEM OPERATION.
Sound system operation is the same
as play operation except that the pre-recorded tape is specially
prepared to narrate slides, film strips, or motion pictures. Audible
signals are usually pre-recorded as a cue for slide or film strip
advancement in educational aids.
Operators maintenance consists of keeping the equipment clean,
and, when required, splicing and editing tape.
It is important to keep equipment clean.
and foreign matter not only detracts from the appearance, but can
deteriorate operation of the equipment. This is particularly true
in tape recording equipment where a buildup of foreign matter on the
record-reproduce head can cause poor recording and playback.
Three very important areas to keep clean are: (1) the record-
reproduce-erase head, (2) the capstan, and (3) the capstan pressure
roller. Use a clean, lint-free cloth moistened with an approved
Navy solvent (trichlorthane, etc.) to clean the record-
reproduce-erase head, capstan, and capstan pressure roller.
all surfaces using a clean lint-free cloth and soap and water.
If the tape is accidentally torn
SPLICING AND EDITING.
or broken, the tape may be repaired by splicing the ends together.
Sections of tape may be removed or inserted and different tapes may