Sony TC-164SD
Dolby B NR

This Sony TC-164SD is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sony in 1976 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $520 and discontinued 5 years later in 1981.

The main features of the Sony TC-164SD are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal tapes.

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

Level meters used on the TC-164SD are analog needle VU reading meters.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the TC-164SD by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1976 Elcaset audio format introduced by Sony as an improvement to compact cassettes.
1977 The Atari 2600 home video game console released by Atari, Inc.
1978 Nintendo releases its first video game, Computer Othello.
1979 The first commercial fully automated 1G (First Generation) cellular network was launched in Japan by NTT
1980 Worldwide sale of Rubik's Cube starts.
1981 IBM introduces the IBM PC.

Features of Sony TC-164SD

Display
Display
Analog Needle Meters 3-Digıt Mechanical Counter
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Top Loading Orientation Left Black Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo Portable
Head
Head Configuration
4 Track / 2 Channel 2 Head Desiǥn
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity

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