We get many calls and emails from studios and other professional users
looking for open reel decks. You may want to contact ATR Service at
717-852-7700 for the latest
in new upgrades to AMPEX ATR decks. Note: These are not
consumer decks, they're professional equipment.
ATR Service Web Site
Click here for a complete list of downloadable AMPEX open reel deck manuals on the AMPEX Data Corporation site.
If you're looking for a vintage consumer deck without the
roll-of-the-dice that comes with online auction sites, you might want
to try Vintage
Decks. We've had lots of good reports about what they sell.
We also have many customers looking for manuals for tape decks,
stereos, and other equipment. One source we're familiar with is
Rick Stout's StereoManuals.com. They have tens of thousands of manuals
(lots of reel to reel) available including owners manuals, service
manuals and even sales literature. We've received manuals from this
company and they were clear, professionally binded and well worth the
price. They were a pleasure to deal with. Here's a link to their web
Terry's Rubber Rollers and Wheels
If your pinch
roller is old and cracking, has a dent in it, or is just
plain rotting away, here's a quick and professional fix almost anyone
can handle with a simple screwdriver: Send in your pinch roller to
Terry's Rubber Rollers and Wheels and they'll professionally replace
all the rubber with brand new high quality rubber, destined to last for
decades if properly cared for. It's an easy fix, and they're known for
replacing pinch rollers from the common to the impossible on both
consumer and professional decks.
Terry's Rubber Rollers