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Sony DTC-57ES

Digital Audio Tape Deck (1991-92)

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Sony DTC-57ES


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: 0.0045%

Digital Inputs: coaxial, optical

Digital Outputs: coaxial, optical

Dimensions: 470 x 125 x 350mm

Weight: 8kg

Accessories: remote control

Year: 1992


service manual   English - Ivy Caudieus

service manual (supplement 1/2)  English - Ivy Caudieus

service manual (corrections 1/2/3/4)  English - Ivy Caudieus

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Reviewed Nov 02nd, 2015 by gortonandy

Easy to service DAT recorder once you know its caveats. Caps in the head amp and plastic circlips are its weaknesses but quite easy to fix. Also the back tension invariably needs reducing after so long. Capable of good reliable service with excellent audio quality.

Reviewed Dec 27th, 2014 by GoldBit




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