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Refurbished Sony BM-575 Microcassette Recorder



Fully refurbished to factory specifications. Very hard to find. May have cosmetic blemishes and wear. Internally all parts tested to factory specs and replaced with new when needed.

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Refurbished Sony BM-575 Microcassette Recorder

The Sony BM-575 Microcassette Recorder is quite simply the most sought after and highest quality microcassette recorder ever made.  We get constant calls from dedicated users of the Sony BM-575 Microcassette Recorder, so we spend many hours seeking new parts and refurnishing these to factory specifications.

Metal Cased for rugged use.

Includes only recorder.  No manuals or AC adapters.

This recorder comes with a 30 day warranty.

Features of the Sony BM-575 Microcassette Recorder

Microcassette System – uses ultracompact easy to obtain microcassette recording and playback convenience.

Voice Operated Recording (VOR) With Mic Sensitivity Adjustment – activates the recorder only one audible sound is present, conserving the tape and eliminating soundless pauses.

Fast Playback Function – reduces the time needed to review recordings.

3 – Digit Tape Counter – gives you a visible measure of tape elapsed for rapid access when editing and listening.

Microphone Jack – lets you connect an extra microphone if desired.

Slide Switch Operation – slides into position with one finger and changes the operating mode from dictate to stop to listen to backspace.

Law Switch – locks controls to prevent accidental activation of any function.

Fast Forward Cue – allows listening to the tape at high speed to locate specific passages for editing.

2 Record/Playback Speeds – gives you the option of using the standard microcassette for extended recording or dictation as long as 2 hours.

Earphone Jack – for private listening with optional earphone.

Metal Case – is designed to withstand rugged use while dictating in or out of office, in the car, or elsewhere.

Dictate Conference Switch – enables the unit to record in different situations such as for individual recording or in meetings.

LED Record/Battery Indicator – verifies when unit is in record mode and confirms battery strength.

Audible End of Tape Alarm – sound an audible alert when the end of the tape is reached.

90-Day Manufacturers warranty on parts and labor from the day of purchase.

Specifications of the Sony BM-575 Microcassette Recorder

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx) Depth : 15/16″ (23.4 mm)
  • Dimensions (Approx) Height : 4 7/8″ (122 mm)
  • Dimensions (Approx) Width : 2 3/8″ (60 mm)
  • Dimensions (Approx.) : 2 3/8″ x 4 7/8″ x 15/16″ (60 x 122 x 23.4mm)
  • Weight (Approx.) : 6.5 oz (185 g) with batteries


Display : 3-Digit Tape Counter

Convenience Features

  • Safety Lock : Yes
  • Search Features : Voice Activation Cue Tone Indexing (Record), Cue Tone Index Search (Play)


  • Speaker Dimensions : 1″ (28mm) diameter
  • Type : Mono x 1 (Built-in)


  • Battery Life (Approx) : Up to 9 Hours (Up to 9 hours with Alkaline Batteries; Up to 2 hrs with Rechargeable Battery)
  • Battery Type : “AAA” x 3
  • Output Power : 250mW
  • Power Requirements : 120V AC Adaptor (Optional)

Inputs and Outputs

  • DC-In : 3V
  • Headphone Output(s) : 1 (Stereo Mini)
  • Microphone Input : 1

Audio Features

  • Microphone Sensitivity Feature : Yes
  • Recording Features : Voice Operated Recording (VOR)


  • Recording Media : Micro Audio Cassette
  • Recording and Playback Times : up to 120 minutes (mono)
  • Type of Use : Portable Voice Recorder



  • Frequency Range : 300-3500Hz (2.4 cm/sec)
  • Microphone : Built-In Electret Condenser
  • Recording System : 4 Track, 1 Channel Monaural Microcassette
  • Tape Speed : 2 Speeds (2.4cm/sec, 1.2cm/sec)