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The Sony TC-WE605S is a stereo double cassette deck with Dolby B/C/S and HX-Pro noise reduction, it was introduced by Sony in 1996 with a recommended retail price of USD $250 and discontinued a year later.

The main features of the Sony TC-WE605S are: 2 heads, electronic tape counter with 4 digits, automatic tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading double cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on both sides 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-WE605S are generic digital peak reading meters. Full-logic transport controls used on the TC-WE605S 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 S-type noise reduction gives cleaner transient response, provides lower noise levels, both at low and high frequencies, and allows higher signal levels to be recorded safely on the TC-WE605S. Dolby S-type noise reduction provides 24 dB of high frequency noise reduction plus an additional 10 dB of low frequency noise reduction. The Dolby HX PRO system provides precise bias control during recording to reduce distortion and improve linearity in the high-frequency range, the result is recorded sound that is highly faithful to the original. To further maintain recording accuracy, the TC-WE605S incorporates a switchable multiplex filter. When you record FM stereo broadcasts, the MPX filter of the TC-WE605S can be swiched on to prevent the standard 19kHz FM pilot signal from interfering with the noise reduction system.

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

Historic events

1996 Introduction of the first smartphone, the Nokia 9000 Communicator which incorporated PDA functionality
1997 Intel releases the Pentium II chip.

Features of Sony TC-WE605S

Calibration
Calibration
Auto Bias Calibration Auto Level Calibration
Connectors
Connectivity
AC Power Cord / Plug RCA Input/Output Connectors CD Synchro
Controls
Controls
2-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
Digital Peak-Reading Meters 4-Digıt Digital Counter
Double Deck
Double Deck
Dual Deck Playback / Single Deck Record
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left / Right Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction MPX Filter Dolby-S Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction Dolby HX Pro®
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Full Logic Transport Control Record Mute Track Memory System Electronic Fade-Out Electronic Fade-In
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
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
2x Motor Mechanism Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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