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Sony TCM-500DV Standard Cassette Voice Recorder

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Sony TCM 500DV


In the box:Cassette recorder, hand strap, user's manual, warranty information
Compatible format:Cassette only
Includes cassette:Yes
Includes radio:No
Half-speed recording:Yes
Speed adjustment:Yes (+30 percent, - 15 percent)
Recording system:2 Track, 1 Channel
Anti-rolling mechanism:No
Tape counter:Yes (3-digit)
Noise reduction:No
Speakers:2 (1.45-inch diameter)
Speaker output:450mW x 2
Headphone jack:Yes (.125-inch, left/right monaural, headphones not included)
Headphone volume control:Yes
Audio outputs:0
Audio inputs:1 stereo analog minijack (.125-inch) microphone input (external mic not included)
Built-in microphone:Yes (flat, omnidirectional)
Clear Voice Recording System:Yes (enhances voice quality during recording and playback for greater clarity)
Automatic shut-off:Yes (at end of tape)
Remote included:No
One-touch record:Yes
Level control:Sony-Matic Automatic Recording Level Control (uses advanced circuitry to ensure correct recording level)
Level indicator:Voice Mirror (blinks in response to the intensity of the audible input informing the user that the amplifier system is picking up the sound)
Controls:Cue/review, play/pause, stop
Voice-operated recording:Yes
Repeat play:No
Auto-reverse:Yes (recording and playback)
Tone controls:No
Frequency response:250-6,300Hz
Batteries:2 AA (not included)
Battery life:22 hours (recording or playback, using Sony Alkaline batteries, not included)
Battery-level indicator:Yes
DC input:Yes (3V, power adapter not included)
Length: 1.5 inches
Width: 3.5 inches
Height: 4.5 inches
Weight: 10 ounces (with battery and tape)