Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 2
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Stereo
# Motors: 1
Frequency Response:7½ ips: 30Hz - 18kHz; 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 13kHz
Wow and Flutter: 0.12% at 7½ ips, 0.15% at 3¾ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:50 dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
A compact, low-cost quarter-track stereo tape recorder with three speeds, all-silicon transistor circuitry and twin hi-fi speakers integrated into the lid.
Other features included public address facility, dual VU meters, sound-on-sound recording, automatic tape lifters, automatic shut-off, single knob operation and either vertical or horizontal operation. Accessories supplied with the recorder were two F-25 microphones, two rubber reel caps, connecting cord, head-cleaning ribbon, Sony demonstration tape, empty reel and spare motor pulley (for alternative power cycle).Also available in wood veneer cabinet (Model TC-252W) – pictured.
Total harmonic distortion – 3%
Power output – 4 watts per channel
Speakers – 2 x 5″ in detachable enclosures which form recorder lid when closed
Inputs – mic – low impedance, -72 dB (0.19mV, 600 ohms)
auxiliary – 100k ohm impedance, -22 dB (60mV)
Outputs – line – 100k ohm impedance, -6 dB (0.39V)
headphones – 8 ohm (0.029V)
Dimensions – 16 × 15 × 10.1″ (409 × 381 × 257mm)
Weight – 29lb 11oz (13.5 kg)