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All multitrack machines (4tk to 24tk) under $1500 will have a $100 audio set-up fee.

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All MCI & Sony machines shipped out of the Blevins Audio shop
come with an empty reel and complete manual.
10% discount on MRL test tapes purchased with a tape machine!

 

Code Make       Model     Description  
17CHBA MCI * JH24 Series 2" 16tk - with remote and ALIII.
Newly relapped heads. Splice block.
4 tuchels.
Checked out personally by Randy Blevins.
More details coming.
Avail.
April 18
17GHBA MCI   JH16 Series 2" 16 tk with discrete audio electronics
(i.e. transistors) with remove and ALII.
Available mid June
More details coming shortly.
Est $5k
Heads better than 40%
 
16BUBA OTARI * MTR 90-II 1989 "Q" Series. Relapped heads by JRF 25%. NEW Athan Rollers, located here at Blevins. Also has 2 "spare" channel cards.
Available Mid June.
Needs CB120 or CB115 Locator or Zeta3 with remote
RED.to $4000
16JAMA MCI * JH-16-24 1979 2" 24tk w/ ALIII locator/remote. Manual, Empty reel. Modified with input and output custom "diff" amps (input & output transformers removed BUT this mod is the Correct Way to do xformer replacement) Machine sounds great.
Head report by JRF. Checked by Randy Blevins.
Available Mid February
Audio electronics HAS been RE-CAPPED!
Better than 50% on relapped heads by JRF Magnetics.
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on MCI JH-16 & JH-24
$6750
20FLBA MCI * JH110B 1/2" 2tk machine with remote,manual,empty reel, mounted in variable, profile cabinet. Heads to be checked by JRF Magnetis, Also comes with 1/4" headset & 1/4" roller guide.

$4900 RED

  MCI *

JH-16-24 Dream Machine

'79 REALLY CLEAN (Dream Machine)
AL III REMOTE, Head Report by JRF, EMPTY REEL
QUICK PUNCH
With Transformers! Manual & original MCI Stand
Located at Blevins Audio
Recapping available.
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on MCI JH-16 & JH-24
$6K
16JWRB MCI *

JH-16-24 Dream Machine

Late '78 REALLY CLEAN
Relapped heads, AL III REMOTE, MANUAL, EMPTY REEL
"QUICK PUNCH", "foot" punch in/out modification, splic block, original MCI remote stand.
With Transformers!
Located at Blevins Audio
Recapping available.
25% life on heads.
HAS BEEN RECAPPED!
Available Mid June
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on MCI JH-16 & JH-24
SOLD
20CC BA FOSTEX * E2 1/4" Rack mount. 15/30 IPS
Center time code machine but
will work the same as 1/4" 2 track
Checked out. VG
$500-RED


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Used-- 2" tape available--- 499-GP9-996. All tapes tested on a MCI machine in our shop.

***NO USED 1/2" OR 1/4" OR 1" TAPE AVAILABLE CURRENTLY**

 

TAPE MACHINES WITH * ARE LOCATED AT BLEVINS AUDIO, THE OTHERS ARE ON CONSIGNMENT AND NOT NECESSARILY LOCATED IN NASHVILLE.

 


24 TRK MACHINES-ANALOG & DIGITAL
Code Make Loc Model Description Size Price
16BUBA OTARI * MTR90-II Has CB113 remote, CB 115 locator, empty reel, 2 spare audio cards.
Available End of Jan 2019
  EST $4750
16UTHB2 OTARI * MX80 2" 24tk with remote, manual, empty reel. heads to be checked. Available End of Jan 2019
IN STOCK NOW
  EST $3.5K
16UTHB90 OTARI * MTR-90 III 1992 2" 24tk. CB147 remote and CB120 locator, stand, manual, empty reel 2-3 reels of 499 tape.
Heads to be checked
IN STOCK CURRENTLY
Available Mid to Late January 2019
   
16GAHB MCI/SONY * 1986C 2" 24tk with remote, AL3, factory stand, original manual. 24tk harness (tuchels to open end).
Heads to be checked.
Will be in stock and available Mid to Late Jan 2019.
Delivery available within 400 miles by me "Road trip"
  $7k
16GAHB MCI/SONY * JH24 Series 2" 24tk 1985 remote, AL III and original factory stand, totally transformerless machine, Adjustable Sync Response.
6 tuchels, empty reel. 2 rolls of 499, heads to be checked.
Available End of Jan 2019
  EST $7k
16UTHBZ OTARI * MX80

24tk with remote, manual. Empty reel. "Heads to be checked" 2 reels of 499- used but tested tape.

Est $3500. Available Mid January

  IN STOCK
16KIBA MCI BA JH-16-24 1979 2" 24tk w/ ALIII locator/remote. Manual, Empty reel. Modified with input and output custom "diff" amps (input & output transformers removed BUT this mod is the Correct Way to do xformer replacement) Machine sounds great.
Better than 40% life on relapped heads- recapping available.
THIS MACHINE HAS THE COOL FACTORY OPTION OF
"FLUX TRAX- SWITCHABLE OPERTERING LEVEL"
JUST RECAPPED.
Original JH20 stand relapped heads.
Available by mid June.


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on MCI JH-16 & JH-24
  SOLD
16DGBA MCI * JH16 Series 2" 24tk 1979. Totally transformer machine. Great machine to run signal thru even if U are not running tape. Has remote, ALIII.
Better than 50% heads
  CALL
16GABA MCI * JH24 2" 24TK with locator remote.
Heads being checked.
More details coming.
Available Mid March.
  Est
$6500
16BSBA MCI * JH24 2" 24TK ALIII w/ remote.
XLR Ins/Outs.
Heads being checked.
More details coming.
Available Mid March.
  TBD
16CHBA SONY BA JH24-24 1985 2" 24TK W/AL3, MANUAL, relapped heads >appr. 50%, 10.5" and 14" empty reels. Remote stand.
Click here for General Information
on MCI JH-16 & JH-24
  SOLD/
$6500

16-TRK MACHINES-ANALOG AND DIGITAL

General Information on MCI JH-16 & JH-24 Tape Machines

 

Code Make Loc Model Description Size Price
17CHIBA MCI * JH24 Series MCI (just before the Sony Badge).
16tk Machine with remote and AL3 locator. Better than 70% head life. Just checked by AMP Services. This is tthe machine with totally transformerless electronics adjustable sync response. Comes with 4 tuchels, splice block, empty reel, new power supply caps.
Completely checked out by Randy Blevins. Some spare cards.
AVAILABLE MID TO LATE JAN 2019
Delivery within 400 miles by Me: Road Trip.
Audio recapping available
  $8,750
17GHBA MCI * JH16 Series 2" 16tk with remote and ALII. Discrete electronics, i.e. transistors, Mid 70's all transformer machine. Input, output and head transformers. Non Quior machine but sounds great. Mounted in 24 metered cabinet.
Checked out by Randy.
IN STOCK.
Available late Jan 2019
  CALL

8 TRK MACHINES-ANALOG OR DIGITAL
Code Make Loc Model Description Size Price
18DONRB MCI BA JH110C 1" 8tk, with remote, ALIII manual, empty reel, relappe heads
checked out by Steve Sadler and Randy Blevins.
  CURRENTLY
UNAVAILABLE
18BSBA MCI * JH24 Series 1981 1" 8tk totally "transformerless" machine with remote and ALIII   EST $5000
18BABA1 MCI * JH16 Series 1" 8tk head assy Non-Quior, Will work with machines from 1974-1977 with head transformers . Has 1" rollers and 1" lifter post -- will not work with jh24 series electronics 1980-1987   EST $1000
18BABA2 MCI * JH16 Series 1" 8tk head assy Non-Quior, will work with machines from 1974-1977. With head transformers, with 1" rollers and 1" lifter posts   $1000
18BABA3 MCI * JH16 Series 1" 8tk head assy Non-Quior. Will work on JH10 transport machines 1971-72   INQUIRE
 

2 TRK MACHINES-ANALOG OR DIGITAL
Code Make Loc Model Description Size Price
20UTHB1 Studer * A67 1/4" 2tk low speed 3.75-7.5 IPS with stand, plus + 4 XLR; EVEL
In Stock
  $875
20UTHB2 Studer * A-80 2tk machine with both 1/2" heads & rollers and 1/4" heads and rollers Roll-a-round cab.
In Stock
Available End of Jan 2019
  INQUIRE
20ESRB MCI * JH110A 1/4" 2tk In Russ Lang Cabinet. Late 7-'s model with factory input and output transformers. Also head transformers.
Audio recapped last year. ALSO has Dolby "SR" noise reduction for "super clean" sound. Also has transport remote control.
Available NOW.
Located in Nashville studio
  $2750
20CHIBA1 MCI * JH110B 1/4" 2 track.
HP (high profile) cabinet.
Heads being checked by JRE Magnetics.
w/ manual
  SOLD
20CHIBA2 MCI * JH110B 1/4" 2 track.
HP (high profile) cabinet.
Heads being checked by JRE Magnetics.
w/ manual
  UNAVAILABLE
20STBA MCI * JH110A 1/4" 2TK with Transformers
With transport remote; Recapped.
Completely checked out by Randy.
Few extras
  SOLD
20FLRB MCI * JH110B 1/2" 2TK. Also included 1/4" 2TK headstack and rollers.
Manual. VP metal cabinet.
With remote control.
Completely checked out by Randy
Available in 2 week lead time
  4995
  MCI * JH110 A"s with ALL transformers, B" & C".
Electronic balanced. I/O & Reproduce cards.
Remotes available
  1750 & up
20KYAB OTARI * MX-5050 1/4" 1/2TK Rck Mount, low speed, 3.75 - 7.5 IPS also with 1/4 Track Repro Head, 7.5/15 IPS. Checked out & Aligned.   SOLD
20JKBA OTARI * MX5050
III-2
Table top machine - one owner, very clean! 7.5/15 IPS.
Aligned by Randy
  SOLD
20EAM OTARI * MX5050 B II Rack mount 2 tk. 7.5/15 IPS with a roll-a-round stand.
Aligned by Randy
  SOLD
 

 

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