Sony TCWE475.CEK

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published 31/12/2007 | talking_horse
Member since : 31/12/2007
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Pro Twin auto reverse. Easy to use. Relay play etc
Cons Sound quality varies due to badly designed auto-reverse system
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"Avoid if you want consistent sound quality!"

This is the worst quality cassette deck I have ever owned.

The sound quality can vary slightly each time you play a cassette and it also depends on the direction (auto reverse) and which deck you are using.

The problem is the way the auto reverse is implemented.

The heads are rotated to play one side of the cassette, and not rotated for the other side. And they don't seem to hit the rotation 'end stop' quite right sometimes, which means the heads are sometimes not aligned correctly, resulting in significant changes in frequency response at the top end.

I got the deck to transfer a lot of old cassettes to CD, and was annoyed when I found these problems.
For day-to-day use, it might be OK for some people. But for anything else, look elsewhere!

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  • just.bcoz published 01/01/2008
    Good review, not a product i would buy though
  • dharma.roy published 01/01/2008
    Good Review, but I think that every one has passed the time of these
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Product Information : Sony TCWE475.CEK

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Product Details

Manufacturer: Sony

EAN: 4901780676026, 4901780676057

MPN: TCWE475.CEK, TCWE475S.CEL

Noise Reduction: Dolby HX Pro, Dolby B / C

HiFi Sound System: Yes

Number of Cassette Decks: Twin Deck

Table / Portable: Table

Width in mm: 430

Colour: Silver

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