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Sony ES TC-KA1ESA
3-head cassette deck
Item # 156TCKA1ES | MFR # TC-KA1ESA
This item is no longer available.
Our take on the Sony ES TC-KA1ESA
Sony's most affordable single-well ES deck, the TC-KA1ESA, reduces unwanted resonance and improves stability with a ceramic cassette holder. The two-motor design ensures stable speed and mininal wow and flutter (.055%). You also get an FET power buffer that isolates the playback head and operational amplifier. The result: an ultra-low-noise signal that lets your music shine through.
- 3-head design
- 2-motor transport
- Dolby B, C, S, HX Pro
- 30-track music search
- time counter
- frequency response (±3dB) 20-19,000 Hertz - metal tape
- signal to noise ratio 85 dB (Dolby S)
- wow and flutter 0.055%
- controllable by Sony receiver remotes
- 17"W x 4-3/4"H x 12-1/4"D
- warranty: 5 years
- Standard 1/4" gold plated headphone jack (the headphone jack provides a fixed level signal; there is no volume control for the headphone output)
- Stereo RCA jack line inputs
- Stereo RCA jack line outputs
- FET power buffer: Is a circuit positioned
between the playback head and operational amplifier. It provides a noise free signal
for better sounding output
- AMS (Automatic Music Search) track search allows you to skip up to 30 tracks
- Remote compatible with Sony Receivers
- The monitor button allows you to compare the quality of the recorded sound with the sound of the program source while recording.
- This model has a record mute function
- Memory play allows you to mark a point on the tape counter and to return to it
- Bias and recording level calibration are set
by pressing the Calibration button, pressing record to record test tones, and
adjusting the bias current and recording level calibration by using the bias knob and the recording level knob.
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