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SONY TCD-D7 DAT Recorder

Updated: Nov 7, 2019


The TCD-D7 was a successor to the TCD-D3. It is lighter and more capable. It also fixed one of the major problem that the D3 suffered, the battery. The D7 can be powered by 4 AAA batteries or AC adapter. MSRP for the TCD-D7 was $699 US dollars.

SONY TCD-D7 DAT Recorder
SONY TCD-D7 DAT Recorder

SONY TCD-D7 DAT Recorder
SONY TCD-D7 DAT Recorder


Recording time: LP Mode (Long-Play) 240 minutes

Recording time: SP Mode (Standard) 120 minutes

Sampling Frequency: 48kHz, 44.1kHz, 32kHz

Standard: 48 kHz 20-22,000 Hz (+ or - 1.0dB)

Standard: 44.1 kHz 20-20,000 Hz (+ or - 1.0dB)

Long-Play Mode: 32 kHz 20-14.500 Hz (+ or - 1.0dB)

Standard: >87 dB

Long-Play Mode: >87 dB (1 kHz IHF-A, 22kHz LPF, LINE IN)

Standard: <0.008% (1 kHz IHF-A, 22kHz LPF, LINE IN)

Long-Play: <0.09% (1 kHz IHF-A, 22kHz LPF, LINE IN)

Wow & Flutter: Below measurable limit (less than + or - 0.001% W Peak)

Impedance: 4.7 Kohms

Minimum Input Level: 0.4mV

Rated Input Level: 500 mV

Minimum Input Level: 80 mV

Audio: Stereo minijack

Impedance: 27 ohms

Rated Output: Line Out 500 mV

Maximum Output: Phones 5 mW + 5 mW

Load Impedance: Phones 32 ohms

Load Impedance: Line Out more than 10 Kohms

Digital I/O Remote Jack : Digital input/output, remote control operation and timer activated operation is possible

Power Requirements

* Car battery cord DCC-E160L for use with 12V car battery of DCC-E260HG

* DC IN 6V jack accepts the Sony AC power adaptor for use on 240v AC, 50Hz

* DC 6V four LR6 (size AA) batteries

Power Consumption: 1.2W

Dimensions: Approximately 132W.6 x 36.7H x 88.2D mm (5.25W x 1.5H x 3.5D inch

Weight: Approximately 500 gram with battery.

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