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Brand: Sony

Model:TC-777S

Category:Mainstream

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1968-1968

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 3

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): Multi

Frequency Response:(±2 dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 18kHz

Wow and Flutter:less than 0.12% at 7½ ips. less than 0.18% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:better than 50dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

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Description

The TC-777S was an all-transistorised stereo tape deck developed from the 1961 TC-777. It was a semi-professional stereo recorder with three heads, three motors and two operating speeds.  The deck was available in half-track (777-S2) or quarter-track (777-S4) versions.
Replay characteristics were to NARTB specifications and the transport
controls were via solenoid-operated push-buttons with an optional remote
control facility.
Price when new (USA) was $595.00 for either version.
Separate 10-watt speaker/amplifier units (AS-777) were available (priced at $US 175 each.

Additional Info

Timing accuracy: within ±1% / Bias frequency: 92kHz ± 10% / Fast forward & rewind: within 105 seconds for 1800ft / Inputs: mic - low impedance, unbalanced 600 ohms line - high impedance, unbalanced / Outputs: line, monitor / Semiconductors: 2SB51 x 8. 2SB52 x 14. 2SC42 x 2. diodes - IT2011 x 4. IT2013 x 1 / Dimensions: 17.9 x 17.9 x 8.7 inches (455 x 445 x 220 mm) / Weight: 42 lbs (19.1 kg) / half-track (777-S2) or quarter-track (777-S4) stereo

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