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This stereo is made of the finest, most lightweight plastic china has to offer. The rewind is a little slow for a reason as this prevents tape stretch or breakage.

After several months of using this deck hard, it works flawlessly. Bang your head for the buck. It works, is cheap, and does most of what it's advertised to do.

After buying 2 decks that were used and were worn out despite the seller's claims i saw and bought this at least it's new. Mine arrived mostly intact, however, there is a gap with the b tape door.


It is almost as though there is an internal timer to blow it out after 90 days. Obviously a disappointing licensing. Best bet is to toss the cassette in the trash and don't look back.

It does play some cassettes well enough to digitize - you need to boost the volume once you've recorded them into your software - but it will not play longer cassettes. The * are hard to push, there is a counter for only the record deck, etc. You have...  Read More

Everything comes out super hot and i had to adjust levels on my receiver down to 0. I know a little bit about electronics and took it apart hoping it was a fuse but there are no fuses. I have a sony that was the least expensive unit that is light year...  Read More

The tape door opens ridiculously slowly. The tape drags. At the point the player hangs up, the tape spins freely.

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It plays good quality records good quality and has some decent features like the recording level knob

I’ve purchased high end portable ones from retrospekt great quality used ones off ebay budget ones off amazon and the ultra che...  Read More

The functionality of the deck is great but the quality of plastic on the machine is very cheap feeling

The unit is too small to fit and the rack screw holes do not align with the mounting brackets in the unit


It costs alot more but it does play my tapes


It worked great right out of the box


The product is an excellent value for the price and considering there is very little competition in this price range this was t...  Read More

If you cant afford a more highend deck

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  • This product had a total of 1,067 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jul 15 2023.
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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Surely we have advanced to an age where producing such a device is a matter of childs play

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    Rest assured you tape is being played using only the finest gears and rubber bands that in the event of breaking are 100 completely disposable so you can easily just buy a whole new stereo instead

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    The noise filter is a bit sharp so it cuts more top end then i think is necessary

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    The control lavers are very stiff

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    Was happy at first worked for a month

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    Been communicating for weeks with the support people who pretty much just keep asking for the warranty invoice

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    Two months old died needs service and they are ignoring my claims for warranty service

    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Pyle is the worst company ever

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