Sony TC-80

The Sony TC-80 is a mono cassette deck, it was introduced by Sony in 1971.

The main features of the Sony TC-80 are: 2 heads, tape type selection with support for 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-80 transport function selection.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1971 Sony introduced the U-matic videocassette format

Features of Sony TC-80

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

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