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HPR3794: Retro Karaoke machine restored

Hosted by Archer72 on 2023-02-16 00:00:00
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ENTEX Electronics Electronic Singing Machine.
Karaoke Model No. 1820. Entex Electronics Inc. Made in Taiwan. Late 1970s early 1980s.
It incorporates an 8-Track Player and Cassette Tape Recorder.
It also uses the Bucket Brigade Device Echo (BBD ECHO) Power is supplied by
AC 120 Volts. It also uses 10 D cell batteries, or alternatively 12-15 volts DC.

ENTEX Electronics Electronic Singing Machine

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Square Cassette Tape Machine Recorder Rubber Belt

Cassette Recorder Repair Maintenance Mix Flat Cassette Tape Machine Rubber Belts (Width 4MM)

USB Soundcard

48KHz/44.1KHz sampling rate with 16-Bit Resolution.

SABRENT Aluminum USB External Stereo Sound Adapter

Free Music Archive

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The images are thumbnails. Click on each to see the full-sized picture.

8 Track side
8 Track side

Cassette tape side
Cassette tape side

Initial condition of the cassette player
Initial condition of the cassette player

Back of the player
Back of the player

Player with the cassette cover removed
Player with the cassette cover removed

Connecting rod for the cassette player
Connecting rod for the cassette player

Cassette pulley system
Cassette pulley system

Line out
Line out

Analog audio capture

arecord -L
 - Find device to use
 - This works for finding the microphone input or the USB external sound card

    USB Audio Device, USB Audio
    Default Audio Device


file=dump'_'$(date +%F_%H-%M-%S)'_Sabrent_soundcard_in'.flac

arecord --device='sysdefault:CARD=Device' --rate=96000 --channels=2 --vumeter=stereo
sysdefault:CARD=Device --duration=300 --format=dat --file-type wav - | flac - -o $file


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