In order to get the most out of your reel to reel machine, you’ll need to clean the heads from time to time. To clean the heads on your reel to reel machine, you’ll just need some cotton swabs and some head cleaner. This is especially important if you are transferring reel to reel to CD or your computer as MP3 files. When transferring reel to reel to CD, you’ll always want to make sure that the source audio is the cleanest sounding as possible.
Check out the video above that shows a quick and easy method to clean the heads of your audio reel machine.