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Sony PCM-R500 DAT Player/Recorder

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The Sony PCM-500 is a DAT recorder/player with 4 direct drive motors for stable tape run and auto head cleaning for improved sound quality. This unit has a Jog dial for easy forward and rewind and number search, as well as Super Bit Mapping for a S/N ratio near that of a 20 bit system.


• High-reliability 4 D.D. mechanical transport mechanism with 4 direct drive motors has been incorporated for a stable tape run. Also equipped with Auto Head Cleaning for improved sound quality
• Flag (SCMS on/off)
• Easy operation with Jog/Shuttle Dial. Use the Shuttle for easy fast forward and rewind, or the Jog Dial for convenient AMS/Program Number search
• Setup menu permits selection of ID6, level sync threshold, date and more
• Supplied Din 8-pin parallel remote control interface and wireless remote control unit
• The Super Bit Mapping recording function achieves a S/N ratio near to that of a 20 bit system
• Independent channel recording level volume controls to eliminate cross talk
• Wireless Remote
• Recording head: Rotary
• Recording time: Standard: 120 minutes; Long Play: 240 minutes
• Error Correction: Double encoded Reed Solomon Code
• Sampling frequency: 48kHz, 44.1kHz, 32kHz
• Modulation system: 8-10 modulation
• 2 stereo channels
• D/A conversion: Standard: 16 bit linear; Long play: 12 bit non linear
• Dimensions: 19x5-3/4x14 inches
• Weight: 16 lbs

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