Sony TC-120

This Sony TC-120 is a mono cassette deck.

The main features of the Sony TC-120 are: 2 heads, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartiment located on the right 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.

Mechanical transport controls for reliable TC-120 transport function selection.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1969 Microcassette introduced by Olympus.
1970 Intel introduces the first RAM chip. (Random Access Memory)
1971 The microprocessor invented by Faggin, Hoff and Mazor.
1972 The first video game "Pong" is released by Atari.
1973 Computer graphics are used for the first time in the Motion Picture Industry when the movie "Westworld" is produced.

Features of Sony TC-120

Cassette Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Right Top Loading
Compact Cassette
Built-in Condenser Microphone Built-in Monitor Speaker Mono
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Mechanical Transport Control
Power Requirements
Battery Powered
Tape Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Normal Tape Capabılity
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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