Country of Manufacture:Japan
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Dual Track
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:(all 3 dB): 7½ ips: 50Hz - 13kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.2% at 7½ ips
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10
The TC-102 was a hybrid, compact mono half-track tape recorder with two speeds (7½ & 3¾ ips) and a built-in amplifier and speaker.
Features included mike & line mixing, VU meter and pause control.
Drive was by a single motor and the recorder utilised the standard two head design.
Inputs were provided for mike and line, outputs for line and external speaker.
The recorder was supplied with a Sony F-96 dynamic microphone and retailed for $US 129.