Sony X-3363-501-1 Gear

The gear is part of X-3363-501-1 motor assembly. It is attached to reel motor shaft. The gear can tend to crack during the time and tape drive can become more noisy or does not work correctly.

Faulty gear can be replaced with 3D printed one. This type of drive mechanism is quite easy to disassembly – just follow service guide steps. You can find the gear here in schematics: read more

Technics/Panasonic RDG0034 Gear

The gear RDG0034 was used in 90’s Technics/Panasonic drive mechanics. It is attached to motor that is driving tape transport. It sometimes tents to crack during the time.

Faulty gear can be replaced with 3D printed one. This type of drive mechanism is quite easy to disassembly – just follow service guide steps. You can find the gear here in schematics: read more

Technics/Panasonic RXG0009 Gear

The gear RXG0009 was used in 90’s Technics/Panasonic drive mechanics. It is part or mechanism that is driving tape transport. Because it was made from semi-flexible material it tends to crack during the time.

Faulty gear can be replaced with 3D printed one. This type of drive mechanism is quite easy to disassembly – just follow service guide steps. You can find the gear here in schematics: read more

Technics/Panasonic RDG0206 Gear

The gear RDG0206 is part of REM0043 assembly that is driving tape transport and cassette doors. Because it was made from semi-flexible material it also tends to crack during the time.

If you can hear ticking noise and tape transport and/or cassette door do not work correctly then it might be cause by cracked gear. Check service manual of your deck if there is RDG0206 (and REM0043). You can see it here: read more

Technics/Panasonic REM0043 Gear

The gear that is attached to motor that drives tape transport and opening/closing of cassette doors. Because it was made from semi-flexible material it also tends to crack during the time.

If you can hear ticking noise and tape transport and/or cassette door do not work correctly then it might be cause by cracked gear. Check service manual of your deck if there is REM0043. You can see it here: read more

Technics/Panasonic RDG5772ZC Gear

Many Technics/Panasonic tape decks use this gear for tape transport. They were created from semi-flexible material that tends to crack during the time (well, the parts were produced back in 80’s or 90’s).

You can recognize problem with this gear when you hear ticking noise during playback. At the end you would not be able to play the tape at all, or only in one direction if you have reverse deck. read more