Taking Stuff Apart: JVC TD-W254

As far as I can tell this was a pretty standard tape deck. These things have a bunch of DC motors but not much else. The potentiometer was pretty small but I harvested it anyway. Finally there were a few motor driver chips, some op-amps, push-button switches and transistors I pulled off.

Here it is:
JVC TD-W254 - Front

JVC TD-W254 - Open

The actual tape playing mechanism was pretty neat:
JVC TD-W254 - Weird

As usual, more photos are on flickr and they have a higher resolution.


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