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Sony DTC-55ES

Digital Audio Tape Deck (1991)

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Sony DTC-55ES


Type: digital audio tape deck

Track System: 2-channel stereo

Tape Speed: 4.075, 8.15 mm/s

Recording Time: 240 minutes

Heads: 2000rpm, rotary

D/A Converter: 1-bit

A/D Converter: 1-bit

Sampling Frequency: 48, 44.1, 32kHz

Frequency Response: 2Hz to 22kHz

Signal to Noise Ratio: 92dB

Dynamic Range: 92dB

Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.005%

Digital Inputs: coaxial, optical

Digital Outputs: optical

Dimensions: 470 x 115 x 330mm

Weight: 8.3kg

Accessories: remote control

Year: 1990


service manual   English - Ivy Caudieus

service manual (corrections 2/3/4)  English - Ivy Caudieus

instruction/owners manual   English - gortonandy

technical theory (operation)   English - karodimitrov

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Reviewed Nov 02nd, 2015 by gortonandy

A serviced model will work well as the basic design is good, although the mechanism is slightly over complicated. The 55ES could benefit from replacing the two round caps in the head amp plus some earthed copper shielding around the head signal wire to improve sound quality.



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