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Sony TC-270

Stereo Tapecorder (1973-74)

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Sony TC-270


The Sony stereo tapecorder TC-270 is a complete stereo tape recorder.

This compact, powerful stereo music system consists of an amplifier utilizing quality Sony silicon transistors, precision tape deck and high performance speaker systems.

Tape modulation distortion noise is remarkably reduced by the scrape filter.

The tape transport mechanism, including vibration free motor, is designed to provide flutter free, stable tape drive either in vertical or horizontal operation.

Other features are auto shut off device, retractomatic pinch roller for easy tape threading, the professional recording techniques of Sound on Sound, and built in reel locks.


Track system: 4-track, 2-channel, stereo/monaural system

Heads: 1 x record/playback, 1 x erase

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Tape speeds: 1 78  3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.12% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 18kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 50dB

Total harmonic distortion: 3%

Input: 60mV (line), 0.2mV (mic)

Output: 0.43V (line)

Semiconductors: 18 transistors, 4 diodes

Dimensions: 513 x 260 x 387mm

Weight: 16.5kg

Accessories: RK-74 connecting cord, empty reel, head cleaning tips, F-25 microphone


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