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VINTAGE / USED REALISTIC TAPE DECKS / RECORDERS
REFERENCE PHOTOS / ARCHIVE

 

Photo gallery of vintage / Used Realistic 8-Track tape decks that we have had in the past that have been sold. Keep checking as more Realistic 8-Tracks will be added periodically. Realistic 8-Track Vintage 1970's models such as the Realistic 14-935 / TR-169,  TR-801, CAT # 14-925  TR-802, CAT # 14-928  TR-803, CAT # 14-933  TR-882, TR-883 / 14-946A TR-884 Radio Shack / Realistic silver face 8-track cartridge tape decks with wood case. All photos and text, copyrighted and protected as stated at bottom of page. Click the link below for current inventory.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR TAPE DECKS CURRENTLY FOR SALE!



REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC 14-935 / TR-169
SOLD

 


    

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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC MODEL TR-169

SOLD 11/18/05


 
    

  


NEW LISTING 5/13/07
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC TR-169
8-TRACK STEREO 
PLAY TAPE DECK

SOLD 7/5/07

 

 

 


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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC MODEL TR-801
OR CAT # 14-925
8-TRACK STEREO PLAY / RECORD DECK

SOLD 9/11/07

 
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NEW ADDITION 12/20/04
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC TR-801
8-TRACK STEREO PLAY / RECORD DECK

SOLD 1/10/05
SHIPPED TO CANADA


        


 
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC MODEL TR-801
OR CAT # 14-925
#...2667
8-TRACK STEREO PLAY / RECORD DECK
(C)
C.B.S.

SOLD 6/9/08


 

 
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC MODEL TR-802
OR CAT # 14-928
8-TRACK DECK
WITH DOLBY

SOLD 11/26/05

 




NEW ADDITION 10/19/05
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC TR-803
OR CAT # 14-933
8-TRACK STEREO PLAY / RECORD DECK
WITH DOLBY

SOLD 12/13/05

 

 

    

  


NEW LISTING 5/13/07
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC TR-169
8-TRACK STEREO 
PLAY TAPE DECK

SOLD 7/5/07


 
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC MODEL TR-882
8-TRACK STEREO PLAY / RECORD DECK
SOLD 4/15/04


 


 

 
    



NEW ADDITION 10/19/05
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC TR-883

SOLD 11/29/05

 


           NEW ADDITION 7/15/08
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
 REALISTIC MODEL TR-883 / 14-946A
#...2573
 8-TRACK STEREO PLAY / RECORD DECK

W/ AUTO STOP AND LOCKING FAST FORWARD!
 Circa 1978-82
SOLD 11/21/08

 
 




 NEW LISTING 5/25/12
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK TAPE PLAY / RECORD DECK
REALISTIC TR-883 / 14-946A
#...4352

W/ AUTO STOP AND LOCKING FAST FORWARD!
 Circa 1978-82

SOLD 6/12/12
SHIPPED TO AUSTRALIA

 We have completely gone through it cleaning all and adjusting the head azimuth & track cross-talk for optimum performance and the best high-frequency response (not normally expected from 8-track cartridge performance) using our factory test tone tapes, and an O-Scope. Entire transport and mechanism has been cleaned, re-lubed and de-magnetized. Program change mechanism cleaned and re-lubed for trouble-free program changes. New, main drive belt and counter belt installed for years of trouble-free service. All original program, meter and record lamps work fine. Heads have been cleaned and de-magnetized and are in great shape. Play, signal path contacts burnished for static-free performance. Capstan cleaned, burnished and re-lubed. External input level potentiometers, internal PB level, meter VR's adjusted w/ factory test tone tapes and an O-scope and cleaned. Tape speed tested with factory 1kHz test tape for reproduction at 1017Hz or 98.3% accuracy! Again, meters adjusted for even response on PB using our factory test tapes, and an 'O-Scope'. We were able to adjust the internal pots to allow incredible recording performance, achieving +2dB playback!!!

  Features include:
  
 
 - Back-lit, analog ....
  - Concentric L & R...
  - Variable ...


HEY, WHY ALL THE 'X'd' OUT / OMITTED SPECS AND TEXT?


  - Electro-Mech...
  
  - Analog ....Seconds)


 Specs:
  Track format; 8 track / 2 channel
Heads; 2x, PB / REC and Erase
  Freq Response: xx,000 Hz +/- 3db,
  Wow & Flutter (WRMS); xx%
  S/N ratio: xxdB No NR (A weighted)

HEY, WHY ALL THE 'X'd' OUT / OMITTED SPECS AND TEXT?


  Again, have completely gone through it making ready for ..

Again, with it's....


HEY, WHY ALL THE 'X'd' OUT / OMITTED SPECS AND TEXT?


 Looks decent and works GREAT! Includes our standard 90 day limited warranty. Measures 14.25" wide x 10" deep x 5" high and weighs 9 lbs unpacked. 

  REALISTIC TR-883 / 14-946A 8-Track tape player
  Cond. 8

SOLD 6/12/12
SHIPPED TO AUSTRALIA

 

 



NEW ADDITION
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
REALISTIC MODEL TR-884

SOLD 2/15/06
 

 

   


NEW ADDITION 7/25/09
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REALISTIC 8-TRACK
8-TRACK STEREO PLAY / RECORD DECK
REALISTIC MODEL TR-884 / 14-947
#...0669
Circa 1978-82

SOLD 9/5/09

 
 

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR TAPE DECKS CURRENTLY FOR SALE!


 

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