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20 year old Dictaphone Voice Processor Microcassette not working

I put new batteries in this 20 year old PITNEY BOWES PORTABLE MICRO CASSETTE Voice Activated DICTAPHONE and unfortunately, while all the analogue switches seem to work, the microcassette tape will not turn at all, either in forward or reverse. Should I try a new tape or is there some cleaning process that may be helpful? Any suggestions, because there is clearly good power with the new batteries? Many thanks

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Not sure if you're still having problems with this portable, but the first thing I would check is to make sure that you've put the batteries UNDER the battery clip in the battery compartment. Does the machine just make a 'beeping' noise when it tries to play, rew, or FF?

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