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Brand: Sony

Model:TC-765

Category:Mid High Fidelity

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1978 - 1983

Original Price: $1000

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 3

Dimension: (521 x 444.5 x 234.9 mm) 20½ x 17½ x 9¼ "

Head Composition: Ferrite

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v, 220-240v

Outputs: RCA, DIN

Frequency Response:30Hz – 25khz at 7½ ips

Wow and Flutter:30Hz – 25khz at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:61 dB

Sound quality rating:7 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 9 / 10

Weight: 26.6 kg. - 58.5 lbs

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Description

The Sony TC-765 was a 3 head, quarter-track, consumer version of the semi-professional half-track TC 766-2 and as such, did not have the higher speed of 15 ips. The TC 765 runs at 3¾ & 7½ ips  powered by an AC servo controlled motor in a closed-loop dual-capstan drive.
Features included three heads, three motors, logic control,  and an optional RM-30 remote control. Switching was provided for selecting low, medium and high bias, and different tape types, normal, special, FeCr etc.

Available in Japan one year earlier than the North American market the 100v Model was called the Sony TC-R-6

 

 

Additional Info

Year 1978
Price when new (in the UK) £579
Track system Quarter-track stereo
Heads (3) – erase, record and playback
Motors 3 motor, belt driven system
Maximum Reel Size 10½ ”
Tape Speeds 3¾ & 7½ ips
Frequency Response (3dB)
7½ ips: 30Hz – 25khz
3¾ ips: 30Hz – 18khz
Wow & Flutter
0.04% at 7½ ips, 0.08% at 3¾ ips
Rewind speed 150 seconds (1200′ tape)
Signal to noise ratio  58 dB – SLH tape, 61 dB FeCr tape (both at 7½ ips)
Harmonic Distortion  0.5% at 15 ips (FeCr tape)
Bias frequency 160kHz
Inputs line: 60mV, 100k Ohms; microphone: 0.2mV, low
Outputs line: 0.435V with control at detent, 0.775V
Headphones: 35mV, 8 Ohms nominal
Dimensions 20½ x 17½ x 9¼ ” (521 x 444.5 x 234.9 mm)
Weight 58.5 lbs (26.6kg) quarter-track stereo

Capstan Belt  FR-19.6

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