Sony TC-FX520R
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Wired Remote Control Full Logic Metal Tape

The Sony TC-FX520R is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was introduced by Sony in 1986.

The main features of the Sony TC-FX520R are: 2 heads, electronic linear tape counter with 4 digits and memory stop, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck 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-FX520R are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TC-FX520R let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the TC-FX520R provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable. All main transport commands can be issued remotely with a wired remote control.

Compact Cassette
  • Laseramorphous Head
  • Auto Reverse
  • Peak Level Meter
  • AMS (Automatic Music Sensor)
  • Linear Counter

Historic events

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Features of Sony TC-FX520R

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones Wired Remote Control
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Linear Tape Counter 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Direct-coupled Playback Head Amplifier DC-Coupled Amplifier Record Protection Four-Gap Erase Head
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Dolby C Record Play Pause Dolby B Metal Tape Cassette Back Lighting Chrome Tape Normal Tape
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Auto-Play Timer Recording/Playback Blank Skip Record Mute Memory Stop
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Feet
Shock Absorbtion
Cassette Stabilizer
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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