Sony TC-K333ES
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Direct Drive Metal Tape 3 Head

This Sony TC-K333ES is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Sony in 1987.

The main features of the Sony TC-K333ES are: 3 heads and off-tape monitoring, digital linear tape counter with 4 digits, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, dual capstan 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-K333ES are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TC-K333ES let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

To ensure the best response from the wide variety of tapes available adjustment of, bias and sensitivity, to optimum levels can be performed prior to recording.

Dolby C-type used in the TC-K333ES provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type. The 19kHz multiplex pilot slgnal present in FM stereo broadcasts can cause false triggering of the noise reduction system. The switchable MPX filter of the TC-K333ES filters out the pilot signal, and assuring proper Dolby processing of FM stereo programs.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • Laseramorphous Head
  • Peak Program Meter
  • Japanese Market
  • Closed Loop Dual Capstan
  • ES (Elevated Standard)
  • Linear Counter
  • 3 Head

Historic events

1987 Sony launched DAT (Digital Audio Tape) as a new audio tape standard

Features of Sony TC-K333ES

Calibration
Calibration
Manual Bias Calibration Manual Level Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters Linear Tape Counter 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
3 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Auto-Play Record Mute Real-Time Tape Monitoring
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Headphone Volume Control
Limited Finish
Special Finish
Gold Plated Input/Output Jacks Gold-Plated Headphone Jack
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Direct Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Dual-Capstan Transport

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