Sony TC-152SD
Dolby B NR

This Sony TC-152SD is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sony in 1973 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $300 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Sony TC-152SD are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the TC-152SD are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable TC-152SD transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the TC-152SD by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1973 TDK introduced a replacement for chromium dioxide and named it Avilyn.
1974 Intel releases the 8080 processor, the 8-bit successor to the original 8008.

Features of Sony TC-152SD

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Top Loading Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Portable Built-in Monitor Speaker
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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