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OWNER'S MANUAL 51012800

Head Demagnetizer

TEAC As the Leader in tape recording, TEAC developed the best Head Demagnetizer available today for those who realize the value of proper tape head care. More powerful, yet

disturbs particles on the tape during or

lighter and more convenient than traditional

after the recording,

designs, the E-3 offers the protection need-

program will be altered permanently, result-

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the content of the

OPERATION NOTES

~ ' rom magnetic build-up, andisbuilt with

ing in noise or distortion. The probable

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source of disturbance is magnetized heads

1. Turn off AC power to the tape deck.

or tape guides on the deck.

2. Plug the E-3 power cord into an AC

FEATURING: QUICK & EASY HEAD CARE Four or five strokes of the powerful demagnetizer tip across the front of the head surface assures complete degaussing of the built-up magnetism. FLEXIBLE TIP ANGLE Even recessed heads on cassette players are easily axcessible by the narrow shaft and flexible tip which can be set to any angle within its 220° are for the best contact with the head. COOL OPERATION f

efficiency of the E-3 permits extended

Operation without noticeable heat build-up. Lower operating temperature insures longer life. Also, the E-3 can be safely used for continuous Operation on several decks consecutively. DOES ITWITH A BUZZ A pleasant buzzing sound assures the user

Any metal part containing iron or ferroalloys, or a few

other

metals, can be

outlet. 3. a) Slide the E-3 power switch ON;

magnetized by electric currents, contact

b) bring the tip very dose to the head;

with another magnet or magnetic field, or a

c) gently move it up and down across

sharp blow. As electric currents f Iow through

the head (or post) for a few seconds. 4. Slowly draw the demagnetizer away

the heads and the tape itself carries magnetism across the guides and the capstan, these ports oro lioble to bo mognetized eventually

from the head; proceed to the next head —m paiuluwly and «vmly:—

by gradual build-up or suddenly by strong

5. The

currents (in the heads).

same

should

demagnetizing

be followed

on

procedure each

head,

capstan shaft and guide posts. WHEN TO DEMAGNETIZE

6. Upon completing these procedures, slow-

If performed äs instructed, there is no such

ly draw away from the deck at least 12

thing äs excessive demagnetization. At the

inches (30 cm) before turning off the

minimum, perform

the procedures after

E-3 power switch to avoid magnetizing

every 50 hours of use, recording or playback.

Always demagnetize whenever the

heads are suspected of affecting the signal-

the areas again. CAUTION:

to-noise ratioorof decreasing high-frequency

meters with electromagnetic meter move-

response. It is recommended that heads be

ments.

demagnetized before every recording. They may be demagnetized before each time the

SPECIFICATIONS

deck is turned on, to really protect your treasured tape recordings.

Keep the E-3 Demagnetizer

well away from VU or other electric

AC (mains) Voltage:117 or 220/240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Power Consumption:Approximately 2.5 W

that the E-3 is working and is a reminder to turn power off when finished.

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Features and specifications subject to change without notice.

WHY DE-MAGNETIZE? When tapes are recorded, the magnetic

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Photographs and/or

illustrations may

in a certain pattern which will reproduce

differ slightly from the appearance of your unit when production design im-

the recording during playback. If anything

provements are incorporated.

particles on the tape are carefully arranged

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TEAC E-3 Head Demagnetizer