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Sony TC-355

Stereo Tapecorder

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Sony TC-355


The Sony model TC-355 is a 3-head, solid-state, 4-track stereophonic and monophonic record and playback tape recorder.

Neatly mounted in walnut finish base, the model TC-355 offers the most in sound quality with your high fidelity sound system.


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

Heads: 1 x playback, 1 x record, 1 x erase

Reel size: up to 7 inch reel

Equalization: NAB

Tape speeds: 1 78  3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.15% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 20Hz to 25kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 52dB

Total harmonic distortion: 1.6%

Input: 60mV (line), 0.19mV (mic)

Output: 0.775V (line)

Dimensions: 15-3/16 x 7-1/16 x 14 inches

Weight: 22lbs

Finish: walnut

Accessories: R-7A reel, RK-56 connecting cord, reel cap, motor pulley


instruction/owners manual   English - jacqfranc

schematic   English - Boots

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Reviewed Mar 14th, 2015 by T.P0075

My first 7 inch reel to reel recorder.
Does it's job and I'M happy with it.
A true 70s unit good for all times.




re: TC-355

Anyone have recommendations for a source for replacing the reel caps? The unit I recently acquired is missing them. Would also like a head demagnetizer. Any suggestions/help is appreciated.

re: TC-355

I have both I can sell you.
Do you have a PayPal account?
Reel caps $30.00 a pair Sony head demagnetizer# HE-2 also $30.00


Rollitolindo 007's picture

re: TC-355

Adquirí por casualidad este deck a un costo muy bajo, parecía medio muerto volviendo de una larga y difícil guerra, después de recuperarlo me sorprendí con la calidad de su reproducción, Oh! gran sonido, uno más fue salved, mi collección agradece... Hugs, Rollito.

re: TC-355

Plays well in horizontal position, but fast in vertical. Anyone else come across this speed issue?


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