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Brand: Sony

Model:TC 800B

Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1971 - 1975

Original Price: $240

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 30Hz - 18kHz 3¾ ips: 30Hz - 13kHz 1 ips: 30Hz - 7kHz 15

Wow and Flutter:better than0.1% at 7½ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details

Description

The 800B was a high quality
battery/mains two-track, mono recorder with servo-controlled four speed
transport, a maximum reel size of 5″ and an inbuilt electret condenser
microphone. It was developed from the TC
800 of 1967.
Frequency response at 7½ ips was 30 – 18,000 Hz and the power output
was 1 watt into the inbuilt 8 ohm, 3″ x 6¼ ” speaker.
Battery life was advertised as being up to 6½ hours in continuous
recording.

Additional Info

Hum and noise: 48dB at 7½ ips / replay characteristic: NARTB / Semi-conductors: 16 transistors, 9 diodes, 2 thermisters& 1 IC for microphone section / Audio output power: 1 watt / Inputs: external microphone 600 ohms, 0.19 mV. auxiliary 100 kohms, 0.062V / Outputs: monitor earphone: 8 ohms or 10 Kohms, 0.775V at 10 Kohms / Speaker(s): internal 3″ x 6¼ ” ( 8 ohm) / Dimensions: 12¼ x 4¾ x 10¼ ” (311 x 121 x 260 mm) / Weight: 11lbs 13oz (5.4 Kg) / half-track mono

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