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Technical Details

Brand: Allied


Category:Mid High Fidelity


Electronics:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1969 - 1972

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB+1/2PB

Speeds: 1 7/8, 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:7½ ips: 30Hz -18kHz

Wow and Flutter:< 0.15% at 7½   ips. < 0.2% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:-50dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

Additional Details


Featured in the 1969 Allied
Radio Corp catalogue, the TD-1030 was described as “… a spectacular
This was a four-track stereo tape deck taking
7″ reels and offering three speeds: 7½ , 3¾ and 1
ips.  Two VU meters were provided for record level indication and
transport functions were selected via a five position function control
knob (similar to those found on Sony’s) .  The recording controls
and microphone inputs were hidden under a hinged panel at the lower front,
also reminiscent of Sony.
Price when new: US$ 135.00 with a pair of Allied
4525 Dynamic microphones in a padded case thrown in for an extra $4.00.
Additional images of this recorder are supplied
on the Get Reel Contemporary Classics CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Total harmonic distortion: < 1% / Inputs: 2 microphone, 2 Auxiliary / Outputs: line, stereo headphone jack / Dimensions: 15½ x 13½ x 6¾ ” (394 x 343 x 171.5 mm) / Weight: 23 lbs  (10.5 kg) / quarter-track stereo


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