OtariMX-5050 II B-2 Vintage Reel to Reel Tape RecorderusedOtari MX-5050 II B-2 Vintage Reel to Reel Tape Recorder; AS-IS (Needs Service) (17938)Product: Otari MX-5050 II B-2 Vintage Reel to Reel Tape Recorder; AS-IS (Needs Service)Product SKU: 17938Serial Number: 18790142Voltage: 117VCosmetic Description: 7/10 Very good cosmetic condition ...1563.00

Otari MX-5050 II B-2 Vintage Reel to Reel Tape Recorder; AS-IS (Needs Service) (17938)

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Product: Otari MX-5050 II B-2 Vintage Reel to Reel Tape Recorder; AS-IS (Needs Service)

Product SKU: 17938

Serial Number: 18790142

Voltage: 117V

Cosmetic Description: 7/10 Very good cosmetic condition with some minor visible cosmetic wear including cut marks and adhesive residue on the tape head cover, paint marks on one of the feet, and other general wear related to studio use.  This item shows some wear consistent with its age but is still presentable and sounds wonderful.

What is Included: Main unit, 10" reel set with tape, Large reel clamps, Reel adjusting disc

Functional Notes: This product is being offered AS-IS for parts / repair only. The record function does not work, and many of the switches, knobs and jacks need cleaning. We have not attempted to diagnose or repair.

Age: Unknown

# of Owners: 2

Tobacco Exposure: No

Service History: None

Other Notes: 2-track, 2-channel stereo player. 7 1/2 - 15 IPS 2-track 1/4 in. capable.

This unit was purchased via auction of a liquidating radio station 10 years ago, and has not been professionally cleaned or gone over. After inspection it is our recommendation that a general full servicing and cleaning would restore it to perfect working condition.

"The MX-5050BII Series Recorders are professional quality two-speed audio tape recorder/reproducers designed for optimum performance and long life.

Among the many professional features of the MX-5050BII Series are: selective reproduction, motion sensing, an edit control that permits spilling, an adjustable cueing control for audible monitoring in the fast-forward and rewind modes, a built-in two frequency low distortion test and cue-tone oscillator, a computerized elapsed time indicator with a digital LED display, front adjustable record bias, equalization, and level controls, active balanced input and output circuits, a reference flux level indicator on the front amplifier panel, a standard reference level output switch, separate line and microphone input level controls for each channel, switches for recording levels, equalization, microphone, and output level attenuators, play-back equalization pots for each speed, a memory stop for automatically stopping the tape in the rewind mode at a predetermined position, ceramic tape guides, big head housing, lower transport noise, and improved specifications for distortion, erase effect, and signal and noise ratio." - Otari

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Items must be returned in their original condition, with all included packing materials and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all shipping return costs unless the item was not received as described.


Buyer will receive a full refund in the original payment method less any shipping charges.

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Packaging: We offer the best custom packaging in the business - period. When factory boxes are not available, we utilize a Spray-in foam machine to create a custom, foam-injected mold that is form-fitted to each product. We invested over $5000 in this equipment to ensure that each product we sell arrives safely and our customers have a reusable box for future use. When factory boxes are available, we always double box.

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Returns: Every product we offer carries a 14-day, satisfaction-guaranteed return policy unless stated otherwise in the product description.** Additionally, every pre-owned product purchased directly at www.tmraudio.com carries a 45-day warranty. During the 14-day return period, a return or exchange can be requested for any reason. If the product is defective in some way, TMR will cover all related shipping costs. Refunds for other reasons will not include S&H costs. All return requests must be approved and a return authorization issued before return will be accepted. Basic troubleshooting measures require the cooperation of the customer and are expected to be carried out before a product is deemed “defective”. During the 45-day warranty period, we will repair (at our expense) any products that are found to be defective. If we can not repair, we will replace with something comparable or issue a full refund. New product lines for which TMR is an authorized dealer carry additional manufacture warranties.

** Any use of freight forwarders or additional shipping services beyond the original shipping address will void all return privileges and warranties.

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