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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!

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Code Make     Model     Description
20GBS Sony * APR-5002 1/2" 2tk machine, also has 1/4" head. Here in Nashville. Call for Pricing
20GBGB Sony * APR-5002 1/2" 2tk machine (heads to be checked) also comes with 1/4" headstack in SONY ROLL-A-ROUND stand.  Here in Nashville. Price Coming Soon
18NCDON MCI * JH110C 1" 8tk with relapped 65% heads with transport and audio channel remote and Auto Locator III $4750
16NEA STUDER * A-80 MK4 Both 2" 24tk and 2" 16 tk heads. With remote and locator,stand. $11,500
16DGDG MCI * JH16 2" 24tk REALLY CLEAN. "dream machine"
1978/79 with factory QUIOR FAST PUNCH-IN with input/out transformers and head transformers on the xlr in/out.
Heads being checked out. Recapping available.
More details coming.
Est.
 $7.5k
16GAHB $11,500
20BABA MCI * JH110A

1/4" 2TK in HP metal cabinet.  With transport remote control. Better than 50%. Output transformers and reproduce transformers on the repro cards.

The 70's sound 2tk

Call
20EHB STUDER * A820 1/4 " 2tk relapped heads by AMP Services ,audio and transport recapped. Call
17CHIRB MCI * JH24 2"  16tk  with 90% JUST relapped heads by AMP Services ,  totally checked out by me new power supply caps  empty reel and NEW reel of ATR tape - aligned and ready for that cant be beat sound  recapping available-      compare to machines cost more-- comes with transport and audio remote control and Auto Locator III
remote stand
$9,750
17GHBA MCI JH16 2" 16tk machine also has 1" 8tk headstack input and output transformers,plus reproduce cards with head transformers. Discrete circuit transistors, total "70's" sound.  Non-quior circuit. Remote for audio and transport, Autolocator II (ie mins and hundredths)
XLR in/outs. Heads at AMP services.
70% life on 8tk heads, at least 50% est on 16 tks.
$7,750
16BUHB 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 DECEMBER 2019.
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.

Currently Unavailable

20FLHB MCI * JH110B 1/2" 2tk with 80% life on just relapped heads by AMP Services, also 1/4" 2tk headstack with 30% life on just relapped heads by AMP Services.  Also comes with both 1/2" and 1/4" empty reels and NEW reel of 1"2" ATR tape and 1/4" tape.  Also has transport remote control.  ALSO available (at an additional charge) a 2 channel electronics drawer for just the 1/4" headstack. Switching between tape sizes is just as simple as changing theheadstack and the roller kit- no more re-alignment each time.
Est time 5 minutes.  Machine comes in the VP cabinet (variprofile)- electronics below the deck

$5995.

Extra drawer: $900

  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
16NEA STUDER * A-80 MK4 Both 2"24tk and 2"16 tk heads. With remote and locator,stand. $11,500
16BUBA OTARI * MTR90-II Has CB113 remote, CB 115 locator, empty reel, 2 spare audio cards.
Available End of Jan 2019
EST $4750
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 mid to end DEC 2019. New power supply caps-- heads relapped-- more details coming
$8500
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

$6500

16-TRK MACHINES-ANALOG AND DIGITAL

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

Code Make Loc Model Description Size Price
17CHIRB MCI * JH24 Series

90% just lapped by AMP services.
Available end of Dec 2019 - Jan 2020

In-stock here at Blevins World

$9,750
17GHBA MCI * JH16 Series 2" 16tk machine also has 1" 8tk headstack input and output transformers,plus reproduce cards with head transformers. Discrete circuit transistors, total "70's" sound.  Non-quior circuit. Remote for audio and transport, Autolocator II (ie mins and hundredths)
XLR in/outs. Heads at AMP services.
70% life on 8tk heads, at least 50% est on 16 tks.
$7750

8 TRK MACHINES-ANALOG OR DIGITAL
Code Make Loc Model Description Size Price

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