Sony BM-17 Dictator
BM-17 Dictator. Portable cassette tape recorder.
in Japan in
the 80s of the last century. Dimensions, with no
protruding buttons, 130 x 82 x 31 mm. Weight: 0,25 kg
without batteries. Power 3 v, two AA batteries. Despite
its small size, the recorder has a good set of features.
Switch can pause, fast playback, and frequency
correction in playback. The last switch in the record
alters the sensitivity of the microphone. There are also
jacks for headphones and external microphone, built-in
electret microphone, Tape Counter, volume control, power
LED, and a connector for an adapter. Kinematics allows
us to start playback to produce forward and rewind. If
you rewind the sound is not turned off, allowing the ear
to find the breaks between records.
amplifier circuit assembled on a chip Sony CX-807, and
transistor B739. The board also has a chip of unknown
function with marking 56128 66.3.
all respects remarkable, and still is in good working
condition. Traces of repairs I have not discovered.
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