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Technical Details

Brand: Teac

Model:A 1030



Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1975-1975

Tracks:1/4 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Number of heads: 2

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors:

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB): 7½ ips: 40Hz - 18kHz 3¾ ips: 40Hz - 12kHz

Wow and Flutter:0.08% at 7½ ips. 0.10% at 3¾ ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:55 dB

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5 / 10

Additional Details


The A 1030 featured a simple single motor drive mechanism and employed a servo tension loop to provide constant tape tension. A single control lever selected all transport functions along with a soft-touch pause button. This was the budget-end of the Teac range with three head functionality (a record / erase “combination” head and a playback head) allowing tape/source comparison. Tape speeds were 3¾ and 7½ ips. other features included auto shut-off, mic/line mixing and dual level bias and eq switch for normal or SLH tapes.
Additional images and a detailed period test report for this recorder are supplied on the Get Reel Contemporary Classics CD-ROM.

Additional Info

Crosstalk: 60 dB / Harmonic distortion: 60 dB / Rewind speed: 210 seconds for 1200ft / Inputs: mic, line & DIN / Outputs: line, DIN & headphones / Dimensions: 16 x 17 x 8" (406 x 432 x 203 mm) / Weight: 29 lbs (13.2 kg) / quarter-track stereo


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