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Otari mx5050 newbie
« on: January 24, 2016, 02:12:35 PM »
Hello, I am going to buy a Otari B2 probably on eBay. Question - for playing tape project or prerecorded tapes how do I connect tape player to my tube amp. My tube amp has only two input options. Rca jacks for line in with or without the Preamp. Is it as simple as connecting output from R2R directly to amp bypassing the preamp? I am sure there might be complications, pls help. Thanks

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Re: Otari mx5050 newbie
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2016, 06:34:53 PM »
Go to to download a manual for your deck. In section 2.5.2 Signal Connections you will find wiring diagrams. Use the appropriate Unbalanced configuration. Mine use the Unbalanced 2 Conductor setup , which works well.
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