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I have a Lanier Transcriber Model V W-210. Today the fast forward and the reverse did not work. I could hear a motor sound, but the tape did not advance or reverse. The "listen" worked, as did the foot pedal for "listening." However, it did not back up the 2 words as I have it set for when I "stop" and "start." I could see the little turners turn for "listen" but they did not for reverse/advance. Help!

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This unit most likely has a broken rewind/fast forward rubber belt. This is a very common problem and is easily fixed if you can acquire a new belt. Any place that services Lanier equipment should be able to easily fix this problem.

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SOURCE: Lanier VW 210 transcriber beeps like it is at the end of the tape

There is a sensor that detects tape movement. Unfortunately they do go bad and will probably need to be replaced.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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