B.A.S.E.
Bay Area Studio Engineering
Analog Rules !!!
Servicing Analog Equipment since 1981...
plus a good selection of Ampex and MCI Parts and other things 'groovy'

                                                               

Analog Tape Recorder Parts and Service:
Ampex MCI Otari Studer and others.

Pro analog audio parts and servicing.... since 1981...

Ampex, MCI, Otari, Studer and all other pro tape recorders....
as well as consoles and outboard gear...

UPDATED:  July, 28 2014
 
 

 

 

 


LOTS OF NEW THINGS HERE...
Make sure to look through the ENTIRE Page   !!!


 
 

What We Do...
We Repair, Modify and Upgrade ANALOG audio gear
Professional Tape Recorders - Consoles - Outboard Gear
and we've been doing that since 1981


 
Our Current Parts List
Tape recorder parts for:   Ampex  -   MCI   -  Studer   -  and others  
Tape Recorder Accessories   -  VU meters   -  Reel Holders   -  Test Gear    



MCI  2001 and 2002 IC's
NEW - OLD STOCK - in TO5 can case !!!!!
Just found a few to sell !!!





Some Tips for the hard economic times...


Audio VU Meters for sale  !


Do you have bad GAS??
Most Studio Owners and Engineers do!!!


REQUIRED things for Tape Deck upkeep


The WORST MISTAKE you can make in buying equipment


Tips on How to Buy a Multi-Track Recorder


How to Align your Tape Deck


Alignment Tones for Download
1khz, 10khz, 15khz, 100 hz, 50 hertz


What BAD HEADS look like   !!!
updated 02/07/13
 Don't get ripped-off buying a tape recorder with BAD HEADS !!!


What BAD Capacitors look like   !!!
updated 12/21/13
 and a simple easy way to check for bad caps in consoles and tape recorders


HARDCOPY Manuals for SALE
  Tape Recorders, Consoles and Outboard Gear
Original VINTAGE Manuals and Schematics
new manuals added: 03/16/14


lots of   FREE Downloadable    tape recorder, console and outboard gear
Manuals and Schematics

Almost all links Good as of July 23, 2014
Some links dead - Currently reUploading all missing files


MM 1200
MM 1100
MM 1000
ATR 124

the AMPEX PAGES
updated 08/08/13
 
ATR 102
AG 440
tube 350 / 351


JH-24
JH-16
JH 110

the MCI PAGES
updated 06/15/13
 
Consoles:
JH 600
JH 500
JH 400


A-827
A-820
A-800

the STUDER PAGES
updated 08/17/13
 
A-80
A-810
others


MTR-100
MTR-90
MX-80

the OTARI PAGES
updated 05/18/14
 
MX-70
MTR 10/12
5050's





Current Market Prices for Various Recorders
updated 06/14/14


Secret Recording Tips from the 70's and 80's


Studio Grounding Tips


Impossible to Find stuff I found...


Analog Electronics stuff...


the "Stupidest Things I've Heard" page


My Photo Gallery of Various Tape Recorders and Consoles
Promo Materials - Sales Brochures - Ads - pics
plus other Vintage and rare goodies !

ya ever seen a 3 inch tape recorder ??


Audio Snake-oil   ????




the TIP JAR     !!!
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help keep this site up and running !!!


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