I have a questions if it is advisable/doable to change the read/write head (including the PCB that is connected to the both flat cables) from a working DCC 600 into another? Or is it better to change the whole unit and change gear and belts?
Reason is that I have one DCC 600 which has a defect read/write head (my own fault ) but otherwise functions normally, while the two other DCC 600’s both have blocked cassette error and one even “consumes” the tape. Also not sure about the gears on both “blocked cassette” DCC 600 players.
I somewhere read that the read/write head needs to be positioned correctly and a minimal offset causes no audio at all. So therefore my (odd) question . Thanks in advance for your response/advise!
I managed to transfer the block (pinch rollers and head) including its read-write board into my other DCC 600. All works fine although … I made the mistake with the two screws of the read/write head by removing/loosen them . After comparing the crews position with replaced head it luckily seems to play well (thank god ). Again a lot of lessons learned. The detachment of the two connectors is somewhat tricky and lifting the unit is also difficult as you need to keep an eye on the Read/Write Board as well. In the end just a bit of juggling .