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•Refer to the “DISASSEMBLY” section of the SERVICE MANUAL of the respective models for details of removing cabinets andprinted wiring boards.•When making any adjustment to a mechanism or replacing mechanical parts, be sure to use the Mode Selector II and select the appropriatestatus of the mechanical deck such that the mechanical status is suitable for the desired work. Refer to section “2-5. Mode Selector II”for details on how to enter the mode shown in a rectangle
mode in subsequent paragraphs of this manual.
1.Preparations for Check, Adjustment and Replacement of Mechanism Block
•Be sure to perform the following maintenance and inspection sothat the machine delivers its full performance and functions, andto protect the machine and tape. Also, perform the followingmaintenance items after completing the repair work, regardlessof the number of hours the machine has been operated by theuser.
2-1.Rotary Drum Cleaning
1)Press a wiping cloth (Ref. No. J-20) moistened with cleaningfluid (Ref. No. J-19) lightly against the rotary drum. Rotatethe upper drum with a super-fine applicator slowly in thecounter-clockwise direction to clean the rotary drum.
Never rotate the rotary drum by turning on the main power of the motor or rotate it in the clockwise direction. Never move thecloth vertically against the head tip, as this will surely damagethe video head; the video head must not be cleaned by any otherdifferent methods.
2.Periodic Inspection and Maintenance
2-2.Tape Path System Cleaning(Refer to Fig. 1.)
1)Set the EJECT state. Clean the tape running path (TG-1, -2, -3,-4, -5 and -6 pinch roller and capstan shaft) and lower drum witha super-fine applicator (Ref. J-21) moistened with cleaning fluid.
Be careful not to allow oil or grease of the various link mechanismsto get on the super-fine applicator (Ref. J-21).
Once the super-fine applicator has been moistened with alcohol,do not use it to clean other mechanical parts such as the tape guide.However, the pinch roller is cleaned with alcohol.
When cleaning the capstan shaft, be carefull not to move the oilseal. If the oil seal is moved, oil will leak.
Drum Pinch roller TG1TG6 TG2 TG5 TG4 Capstan shaft cleaning Oil seal TG3