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Sony TC-765

4 Track 2 Channel Stereo Reel to Reel Tape Recorder (1977-81)

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Sony TC-765


Features of the Sony TC-765 3-head tape recorder include:

Three heads and three motors

Closed-loop dual capstan tape drive

AC servo controlled capstan drive motor

High performance Ferrite heads

Separate 3-way bias and equalisation selectors

Logic controlled transport function buttons

First stage of the amplifier and the playback head are directly coupled


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

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

Motor: 2 x reel, 1 x capstan

Reel size: up to 10.5 inch reel

Tape speeds: 3 34  7 12 ips

Wow and flutter: 0.04% (7 12 ips)

Frequency response: 30Hz to 25kHz (7 12 ips)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 61dB

Total harmonic distortion: 0.7%

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

Output: 0.43V (line)

Semiconductors: 2 x IC, 3 x FET, 104 x transistors, 89 x diodes

Dimensions: 445 x 525 x 235mm

Weight: 27kg

Accessories: RAD-11 reel adaptor and spacer, R-11A reel, RK-74H connecting cord


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Really needs 15ips!




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