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Technical Details

Brand: Technics

Model:RS-1030US

Category:Mid High Fidelity (most Japanese recorders fall into this category)

Application:Consumer

Electronic:Solid State

Country of Manufacture:Japan

Release dates:1974 - 1978

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

Speeds: 7 1/2, 15

Max Reel Size("): 10.5"

Number of heads: 4

Dimension: 11 X 23.25 X 16.5 "

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: Stereo

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 100v Japan, 110-120v

Frequency Response:( 3dB) 25Hz - 26kHz at 15 ips

Wow and Flutter:0.08% at 15 ips

Signal-to-Noise Ratio:58dB

Sound quality rating:6 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 7 / 10

Weight: 71 Lbs.

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Description

One of the very first Technics tape decks made by National Panasonic in 1974, the RS-1030US had a 10½ inch reel capacity and tape speeds of 15 and 7½ ips.
This was a quarter-track stereo machine with three heads and three motors. Controls included bias and equalisation settings for normal or low-noise tape, large and small reel tension selector, separate line and microphone input level controls and a master input/mic mixing level control.

Additional Info

Frequency response
30 – 27,000 Hz +-3dB @ 15ips
25 – 22,000 Hz +-3dB @ 7.5ips
Wow & Flutter
.08 @ 15ips
.12 @ 7.5ips
Signal-to-noise ratio
58 DB @ 15ips 2 track
55 DB @ 7.5ips 4 track

Weight 70.4 lbs (32 kg)

Fast-forward/Rewind time – 120 seconds/2500 feet

4 digit tape counter

Optional RP-9103 remote control

Technics RS-1030U on the Vintage Knob website

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