Category:Mid High Fidelity
Country of Manufacture:Japan
Release dates:1968 - 1974
Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Number of heads: 3
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
Frequency Response:(unspecified limit): 7½ ips: 20Hz -25kHz
Wow and Flutter:less than 0.15% RMS at 7½ ips
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 52dB
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
This was a
three head, single motor tape deck with three speeds (7½ , 3¾ & 1
ips) and a 7″ reel capacity.
The recording controls were concealed neatly underneath
a sliding door directly beneath the twin illuminated VU meters, like its
predecessor, the TC350.
This unit can fetch up to (US) $150.00 on eBay (2004).
A circuit diagram and a detailed period test report for
this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Contemporary Classics CD-ROM.
Harmonic distortion: 1.6% / Bias frequency: 160kHz / Rewind speed: 100 seconds for 1200ft / Inputs: mic: 600ohm 0.19mV. aux: 100kohm 0.06V / Outputs: line 100k 0.775V. headphone 8 ohm (31mV) / Dimensions: 15.2 x 7.1 x 14″ (386 x 180 x 355mm) / Weight: 22.5 lbs (10 kg) / quarter-track stereo