'Recording' mode does not
When the RECORD button (red tip) is turned to the right and then pushed in, a
red light behind the track-selection dial comes on, but the tape does not move, nor does the
rotating tape indicator revolve as it should during playback and record.
are too many variables, so no practical answer is possible" .
pressing the PLAY button at the same time as you turn and press
RECORD", or "press and release PAUSE"  (assumes tape is
 Mike Solomons, Feb 2008.
 Jim Weir's 'old favourites', Nov 2007.