Tascam BR 20 reel to reel new in box (almost)

Tascam Br 20 reel to reel tape machine box

This is something you don’t see everyday! An almost unused and boxed 1/4″ 2 track reel to reel tape machine, a Tascam BR20 one of their highest quality machines sometimes installed with a Timecode head for broadcast and editing applications.

This machine somehow turned up at an IT Recycling centre in Essex but is now in much safer hands transferring tapes, in particular a very large archive of library music on 10.5″ NAB reels owned by Mood Media Ltd.

As you can see this machine is in it’s original box, with packaging and first look at the heads show almost no head wear but some nasty oxide that took a while to clean off.

This machine needed little work to bring it back to spec, a new capstan belt, pinch roller, tape tension and speed setting and a full calibration.
The capstan belt change is the subject of another blog post here..

Tascam BR 20 reel to reel tape recorder

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12 Responses to “Tascam BR 20 reel to reel new in box (almost)”

  1. Alex Says:

    Hello, what is the price

  2. gus Says:

    hi i am looking for a tascam br 20 if you still have the reel to reel i will be interested in buying it .

  3. Alain Says:

    Hello, is the unit still for sale, any price for it?

    Regards, Alain

  4. 37.protector Says:

    the prise sending ont br20


    Do you have a TAscam Br 20 new?

  6. Fernando Alava Cano Says:

    Du you have a Tascam BR 20 new?

  7. Alex Says:

    Hi i am looking for a tascam, prise pls…

  8. Micah Morrison Says:

    How much are you asking for the reel to reel

  9. Micah Morrison Says:

    I would like to know the price of the deck

  10. francois Says:

    I saw on the internet that you were looking for a Tascam BR 20, and i have one brand new, complete in it’s box.

  11. Chris Pope Says:

    Hi Francois,

    How much are you look to sell the unit for?



  12. Micah Morrison Says:

    I would like to know the price for this unit

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