Sony TC-K45
Dolby B NR

This Sony TC-K45 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sony in 1979 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Sony TC-K45 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and ferro-chrome tapes, belt driven single-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-K45 are generic digital peak reading meters with peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Mechanical transport controls for reliable TC-K45 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the TC-K45 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

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.

Compact Cassette
  • Ferrite & Ferrite Head

Historic events

1979 Nike's Air technology patented by inventor M. Frank Rudy is introduced in the Tailwind running shoe.
1980 Pac-Man arcade game developed by Namco released in Japan.

Features of Sony TC-K45

Calibration
Calibration
Bias Over/Under Selector
Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs AC Power Cord / Plug Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Peak Hold
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Cassette Back Lighting
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Punch-In Recording Auto-Play Line / Mic Input Select Record Mute Memory Stop Mechanical Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Ferro-Chrome Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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