[TechAssist] Re: VCR RCA VR506 timing

That is cool. Anyone have any ideas of the part number?

Good luck, God Bless
Bill McFarland
DMC Electronics

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jack <lightwizard_2000@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 5:27 PM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: VCR RCA VR506 timing


> 
> There is a "kit" for that problem... Comes with a
> black gear that is taller than the white one.
> Therefore It doesn't get chewed up. Ask your TCE dist.
> for it.
> 
> Jack
> 
> --- Bill McFarland <billmcfarland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > 
> > If this is the unit I think it is.
> > 
> > there is a small plastic "tit" that breaks off right
> > by the loading gear. It
> > allows the carriage assy to go out of time with the
> > bottom half of the unit.
> > 
> > Anyway, I just take a small camcorder size screw,
> > melt a hole in the plastic
> > with my Iron. Then tap the screw into the plastic.
> > works great.
> > 
> > If you need more info. Let me know.
> > 
> > Good luck, God Bless, Happy Holidays
> > Bill McFarland
> > DMC Electronics
> > Salt Lake City, Utah
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Chaz <chaz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 11:39 AM
> > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: VCR RCA VR506 timing
> > 
> > 
> > >
> > > You mentioned that the cassette loads okay (if I
> > understood correctly)
> > > with the carriage removed from the VCR but, only
> > half when in the VCR.
> > > Two things come to my mind.
> > >
> > > I suspect that if the problem only happens while
> > in the VCR, the carriage
> > > is not seated fully into the base of the VCR. 
> > Check for slots in the base
> > > where the carriage would attach too as well as any
> > bent "tangs" on the
> > > carriage keeping it from properly seating.
> > >
> > > The other possibility is that the carriage itself
> > is out of alignment just
> > > enough that when the auto-load sequence occurs,
> > one side of the carriage
> > > is activating first.  Sometimes with the carriage
> > out and EJECT is
> > > pressed, the carriage will unload to its correct
> > full unload position.
> > > Then afterwards, placing the carriage back, the
> > unit might operate
> > > correctly (in my case, this is usually slim).
> > >
> > > In other cases, I have seen bad "cassette down"
> > switches bad (front of VCR
> > > underside of carriage) or somehow got broken
> > because of the customer
> > > attempting to unscrew, remove, and replace
> > everything back.
> > >
> > > Chaz
> > > ---
> > >
> > >
> > > From:           MagLfixIt4ya@xxxxxxx
> > > Date sent:      Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:17:31 EST
> > > Subject:        [TechAssist] VCR RCA VR506 timing
> > > To:             techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx,
> > MagLfixTvNyc@xxxxxxx
> > > Send reply to:  techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Hello Techs, when this vcr came in it had a worn
> > link gear that operates
> > the
> > > > cassette housing, after replacing it still will
> > not except a cassette,
> > it
> > > > takes the cassette in about half way and spits
> > it right back out, I have
> > > > checked the timing in the "under chassis" such
> > as the cam gear and slide
> > > > plate and the timing in the "above chassis"
> > assembly looks good also,
> > the
> > > > timing also looks good in the cassette housing.
> > > > If I take the housing out the carriage loads and
> > unloads a cassette
> > manually,
> > > > and the main mechanism loads and unloads with no
> > problem, what am I
> > missing?
> > > > I don't think this is a mode switch problem
> > because as the cassette goes
> > in
> > > > it seems to jam before it kicks back out, anyone
> > have any idea's? Any
> > help is
> > > > appreciated.
> > > > Don from Affordable Electronics
> > > >               153 Garfield Pl.
> > > >               Brooklyn NY 11215
> > > >               718-788-0384
> > > >               718-788-2326 (fax)
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