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:  April 19, 2015
 
 

 

 

 


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


 
Our Current Parts List
Tape recorder parts for:   Ampex  -   MCI   -  Studer   -  and others  
Tape Recorder Accessories   -  VU meters   -  Reel Holders   -  Test Gear   -  Splicing Blocks  



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






BAD NEWS !!!!!
As many of you know Pyral - maker of RMGi audio tape entered Recevership protection as of 10/01/2013.
The Mulann company has purchased the assets of the company as of January 2015, via the Courts.
  But all Audio Tape Manufacturing has stopped.     The audio tape equipment was for sale.
Mulann says they will make RMGi tape again... but when   ?? and who knows   ???
This effectivly means RMGi audio tape likely will not be longer be manufactured.
For a long time... if ever...     Mulann has shipped out the last remaining tape stock.

SO BUY what you can RIGHT NOW if you use RMGi tape   !!!

ATR Audio Tape is still being made...

Once I hear anything else about actual RMGi manufacturing under Mulann ownership I'll pass it on





Some Tips for the hard economic times...


Audio VU Meters for sale  !


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


REQUIRED things for Tape Deck upkeep


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 12/07/14
 Don't get ripped-off buying a tape recorder with BAD HEADS !!!


What BAD Capacitors look like   !!!
updated 12/21/14
 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: 08/16/14


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 11/08/14
 
ATR 102
AG 440
tube 350 / 351


JH-24
JH-16
JH 110

the MCI PAGES
updated 12/15/14
 
Consoles:
JH 600
JH 500
JH 400


A-827
A-820
A-800

the STUDER PAGES
updated 04/19/15
 
A-80
A-810
others


MTR-100
MTR-90
MX-80

the OTARI PAGES
updated 01/27/15
 
MX-70
MTR 10/12
5050's





Current Market Prices for Various Recorders
updated 03/14/15


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 !

ya ever seen a 3 inch tape recorder ??


Audio Snake-oil   ????




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


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