Vintage Audio

Sony TC-229SD

Sony TC-229SD

Power requirements: 220/240 V AC ~ 50/60 Hz

Power consumption: PX2 model: 26 W; Other models 35 W

Semiconductors: 2 Ic`s; 90 transistors; 71 diodes; 1 Led; 1 Fet 

Fast-forward and rewind time: Approx. 70 sec. (by C-60)

Recording system: 4-track 2-channel stereo

Bias frequency: 105 kHz

Signal-to-noise ratio: Dolby Nr Off

With Ferri-Chrome cassette

60 dB at peak level (NAB)

59 dB (DIN, 1975 rev.)

51 dB (DIN, old)

With chromium dioxide cassette 56 dB at peak level (NAB)

Dolby Nr On Improved by 5 dB at 1 kHz, 10 dB above 5 kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 1.3%

Frequency response: Dolby Nr Off

With Ferri-Chrome cassette

20-18,000 Hz (NAB)

30-16,000 Hz ±3dB (NAB)

30-16,000 Hz (DIN)

With chromium dioxide cassette

20-17,000 Hz (NAB)

30-15,000 Hz ±3dB (NAB)

30-15,000 Hz (DIN)

With regular cassette

20-15,000 Hz (NAB)

30-13,000 Hz (DIN)

Wow and flutter: 0.06% WRMS (NAB); ±0.12% (DIN)


Microphone inputs (phone jacks) x2; sensitivity 0.2 mV (-72 dB) for a low-impedance microphone

Line inputs (stereo binaural jack) x1; (phono jacks) x2;

Sensitivity 0.06 V (-22 dB) input impedance 100 k ohms


Line outputs (phono jacks) x2; output level 0.775 V (0 dB) at load impedance 100 k ohms

With Line Out level control at "10" suitable load impedance more than 10 k ohms

Headphone output x1

Record playback jack

Input impedance less than 10 k ohms

Output impedance less than 10 k ohms

Dimensions: 430x170x310 mm

Weight: 10.5 kg