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Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Metal Tape

This Sony TC-K501R is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Sony in 1985 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $450.

The main features of the Sony TC-K501R are: 2 heads, tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Dolby C-type used in the TC-K501R provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

Compact Cassette

Historic events

1985 Sony and Philips produced the standard for Compact Disc Read Only Memory (CD-ROM) computer discs that would use the same laser technology as the audio CD.

Features of Sony TC-K501R

Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Quick Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading

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