Sony DTC-500ES DAT Recorder
The Sony DTC-500ES was introduced in 1985.
This model was only officially available in Japan.
It was similar to the DTC-1000ES.
The DTC-500ES was replaced by the DTC-55ES in 1990
The frame was based on the original DTC-1000ES.
|Tape||Digital audio tape|
|Recording head||Rotary head|
|Recording time||120 minutes|
|Tape speed||8.15 mm/s|
|Drum rotation||2,000 rpm|
|Error correction||Double-Read Solomon code|
|Track pitch||13.6 µm (20.4 µm)|
|Sampling frequency||48 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 32 kHz|
|Modulation system||8-10 Modulation|
|Transfer rate||2.46 Mbit/sec|
|Number of channels||2 channels, stereo|
|D/A conversion (Quantization)||16-bit linear|
|Frequency response||2-22,000 Hz (±0.5 dB)|
|Signal-to-noise ratio||more than 92 dB|
|Dynamic range||more than 90 dB|
|Total harmonic distortion||less than 0.0085% (1 kHz)|
|Wow and flutter||Below measurable limit (±0.001% W. PEAK)|
|Accessories||Wireless remote control RM-N500|
|Dimensions||Width 470 × height 115 × depth 405mm|
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