Tape Recorder Repairer

Test, repair, and adjust tape-recording machines.

What does a Tape Recorder Repairer do?

Tests, repairs, and adjusts tape-recording machines, following schematic diagrams and manufacturer’s specifications, using handtools and electronic testing instruments: Disassembles machine and replaces worn parts, such as sprocket wheels, drive belts, electrical switches, and guide rollers, using handtools. Records voice and listens to playbacks to detect distortion in sound. Tests circuits, using instruments, such as voltmeters, oscilloscopes, audiogenerators, and distortion meters. Replaces defective resistors, condensers, and tubes. Solders loose connections. Tests operation of repaired recorder.