Product: Otari MX-5050 II B-2 Vintage Reel to Reel Tape Recorder; AS-IS (Needs Service)
Product SKU: 17938
Serial Number: 18790142
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.
# 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
Shipping: Cost to ship this item within the contiguous United States is a flat rate of $80- including packaging and insurance. For all other locations including Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Alaska, please request a quote prior to purchase. Items with factory packaging will be double boxed. When factory packaging not available re-usable shipping box with custom injected-foam mold will be used. (for all items over 10 lbs). Note that all items valued over $500 will require a signature upon delivery.