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Sony DTC-M100 DAT Recorder

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Sony DTC-M100

Sony DTC-M100 DAT Recorder


The Sony
DTC-M100 was released in 1988.

It was supplied with a remote control and removable wooden side panels.


Very similar to the DTC-500ES and DTC-300ES with whom it shared the same transport mechanism.


Tape Digital audio tape
Recording head Rotary head
Recording time Standard: 120 minutes
Tape speed Standard: 8.15 mm/s
Drum rotation Standard: 2,000 rpm
Error correction Double-Read Solomon code
Track pitch 13.6 Ám (20.4 Ám)
Sampling frequency 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz (playback only), 32 kHz
Modulation system 8-10 Modulation
Transfer rate 2.46 Mbit/sec
Number of channels 2 channels, stereo
D/A conversion (Quantization) Standard: 16-bit linear
Long-play mode: 12-bit non-linear
Frequency response Standard: 5-22,000 Hz (▒0.5 dB)
Signal-to-noise ratio Standard: more than 90 dB
Dynamic range Standard: more than 90 dB
Total harmonic distortion Standard: less than 0.008% (1 kHz)
Wow and flutter Below measurable limit (▒0.001% W. PEAK)
Dimensions 390 (W) x 106 (H) x 402 (D) mm
Weight 8.2kg

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