Sony TC-D5M Vintage Portable Stereo Cassette Recorder

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  • Regular price $1,139.00

Sony TC-D5M Vintage Portable Stereo Cassette Recorder 

This Sony TC-D5M is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Sony in 1979 The main features of the Sony TC-D5M are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome, ferro-chrome and metal tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport. Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout with the cassette compartment located on the left side 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. To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. Connection to other audio components for playback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable. 


 This unit has been used. 

 This unit shows a small amount of wear. This wear does not detract from use, functions or sound of this tape recorder. Please see photos for further details. 

• This Sony TC-D5M has had a service. All faulty parts were replaced. The tape mechanism has been cleaned and re-greased. 

 This unit has been tested it sounds good and it is working well. 

•This tape recorder will ship with its original Sony neck / shoulder strap.

 This unit can be powered off two D batteries or a 6V DC Negative Centre power adaptor. Neither are included in the sale. 


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International import tax, duty, vat, custom fees or any other charges are not covered by us, nor included in the shipping fees. These are the responsibility of the buyer.

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