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Sony DTC-500ES DAT Recorder

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Sony DTC-500ES DAT Recorder

Sony DTC-500ES DAT Recorder

Description


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

Features


The frame was based on the original DTC-1000ES.


  • 2 heads.
  • 3 motors.
  • ABS time code.
  • Copper plated chassis.
  • No SCMS
  • Digital optical inputs and outputs.


  • Digital coaxial inputs and outputs.
  • Standard play only.

Specifications

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 m (20.4 m)
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)
Weight 9.7 kg
Accessories Wireless remote control RM-N500
Dimensions Width 470 height 115 depth 405mm

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