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:  May 10, 2018
 
 

 

We are changing Web Hosts..... some files and links may not
work yet..... come back in a day or two   !!!

 

 


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



  We are changing Web Hosts right now - which of course includes our Email accounts...
thus we may have a couple 'dead email-days' while things are set up at the new host   !

  If I do not respond to your email, please try again the next day   !!!


 

Our Current Parts List

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

 



GREAT NEWS  !    
A NEW Manufacturer of AUDIO TAPE   !!!

The tape is called   " CAPTURE "
And is Now Available at Splicit.com




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




Just in... A COMPLETE Ampex ATR 102
ONE INCH Transport Conversion Kit     !!!!

CONVERT YOUR 1/4 MACHINE to a two track 1 INCH     !!!
does NOT include headstack....





Some Tips for the hard economic times...



Technical Articles YOU should read   !!!


Audio VU Meters for sale  !


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


Why YOU should own and use a Tape Recorder !


Why YOU should NOT own and use a Tape Recorder !


REQUIRED things for Tape Deck upkeep


Common Tape Recorder Problems and fixes


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 12/07/15
 Don't get ripped-off buying a tape recorder with BAD HEADS !!!


What BAD Capacitors look like   !!!
updated 04/16/18
 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: 12/15/16


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


MM 1200
MM 1100
MM 1000
ATR 124

the AMPEX PAGES
updated 12/15/17
 
ATR 102
AG 440
tube 350 / 351


JH-24
JH-16
JH 110

the MCI PAGES
updated 07/15/17
 
Consoles:
JH 600
JH 500
JH 400


A-827
A-820
A-800

the STUDER PAGES
updated 02/16/18
 
A-80
A-810
others


MTR-100
MTR-90
MX-80

the OTARI PAGES
updated 03/08/18
 
MX-70
MTR 10/12
5050's





Current Market Prices for Various Recorders
updated 01/18/18


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


Studio Grounding Tips


Impossible to Find stuff I found...


Analog Electronics stuff...
Including a GREAT article on Capacitors, dB's and Watts, and other 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 !

Some Files not yet transfered to new HOST yet   !!!
Come back in a couple days !!!


Audio Snake-oil   ????




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


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