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Sony TCD-D3 DAT (Digital Audio Tape) deck, service manual, English language edition, RARE

Genuine original Sony TCD-D3 portable DAT deck service manual, with an abridged owner's instruction section (included by Sony) excerpted from 24 pages of the original Sony TCD-D3 owner's instruction manual. This service publication is essential for technical data reference for maintainence and servicing of this portable DAT deck, and should be used in conjunction with the separately available and very rare Sony TCD-D3 service and operational theory manual that is available in a separate item listing from this seller, in order to realize optimal maintenance and servicing to this complex high precision DAT deck, using fully available technical references as published by the manufacturer.

This very rare manual is out of print and no longer available. This is a sale of an original manufacturer's product service publication, sold as is, in described condition below.

This is a 35 sheet / 70 page (including all cover sheets and oversized pages) monochrome service manual. Printed in Japan.

This publication includes, but may not necessarily be limited to, the following major topics:

* Specifications, complete
* Accessories list
* Key features summary
* Service precautions
* Abridged owner's instruction - excerpted from 24 pages from owner's instruction manual
        * Serial Copy Management System logic
        * External controls and functions description
        * LCD display elements description
        * Power sources and connections
        * Record procedures
        * Playback procedures
        * Subcode-ID manipulation / editing
* Disassembly procedure (See item photo below)
* Adjustments / calibration
        * Test mode display output
        * Error codes description
        * Calibration, mechanical
        * Calibration, electrical
* Integrated circuits pin configuration illustrations
* System block diagram
* Printed circuit board (PCB) maps, complete  (See item photo)
* Schematic diagrams, complete  (See item photo)
* Integrated circuits, block diagrams
* Integrated circuits, terminal waveforms oscilloscope images
* Integrated circuits, pin assignment configuration / description
* Exploded diagrams, complete, with parts reference
* Electrical components, parts reference, complete

* Near mint condition
* Folds and creases - very minor to none significant, across all pages.
* 5-hole punched near spine area
* Markings - none, from reasonable manual inspection of all sheets / pages, except for one area of handwriting on front cover sheet
* Stored in cool, low humidity environment away from heat, sunlight and smoke
* Carefully handled with clean hands and gentle page flipping / turning when possible