Only 410 hours total head time

Confidence Monitoring
Designed with a 4- head rotary system , the PCM-7030 recorder provides two recording modes, RAW (Read-After-Write) and RMW (Read-Modify-Write). In RAW mode, real-time off tape monitoring is provided. In the RMW mode, the PCM-7030 allows enhanced punch in and punch out operation with crossfading at the punch in and out points.

Comprehensive Serial Remote Control
The PCM-7030 is equipped with a 9-pin serial remote connector for convenient control from external equipment. This includes Sony video controllers such as BVE-2000, BVE-9100 and RM-450 for audio-follow-video applications. For computer control automation applications, the PCM-7030 also features an RS-232C connector.

Variable Speed Playback
The precision-controlled transport of the PCM-7030 allows the playback speed to be varied over a range of ±12.5%.

Variable Speed Recording
Varispeed recording is also possible allowing " pull up" and " pull down" ±1% recording sample rates (for example, 48.048kHz or 47.952kHz). Pull up or pull down recordings permit automatic ±0.01% speed change during playback for film/video post production when necessary.

Memory Start Function
Approximately 3 seconds of audio data from around the play starting point is stored in a stereo digital sound memory and this memorized sound is output instantly when the play key is pressed. This eliminates the problem of the output sound being delayed, which is inherent in a rotary head system and makes the PCM-7030 suitable for on-air applications and audio post production. The start point can be trimmed and the designated start point can be rehearsed any number of times. When operating the time code locate or start ID locate function in memory start mode, the PCM-7030 automatically stores that audio data around the locate point for instant playback.

* Quantization: 16-bit linear
* Modulation: 8 to 10 modulation
* Recording Time: 124 minutes (with Sony PDP-124)
* Sampling Frequency: 48kHz, 44.1kHz
* Variable Speed Range: (12.5% (playback)
* Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (±0.5 dB)
* Power Requirements:
o AC 120V 60 Hz
* Power Consumption:
o Approx. 38 W at AC 120 V
* Recording System: Rotary-head DAT recording
* Tape Speed: 8.15 mm/s
* Scanner Rotation Speed: 2000 rpm (standard recording/playback)
* Track Pitch: 13.6 µm
* Head System: Helical scanning rotary 4-head system
* FF and REW Time: Max. 60s (with Sony PDP-124)
* Shuttle Speed: x1/5, x1/2 , x1, x3, x8, or x16 normal speed
* Jog Speed: x 0 to x 1, x 3 normal speed
* Number of Channels: 2 channels
* Error Correction: Double-encoded RSC (Read Solomon Code)
* S/N Ratio: More than 90 dB
* T.H.D.: Less than 0.5% at reference level

Listed4 years ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • PCM-7030

Acoustik Musik

Oberlin, OH, United States
Joined Reverb:2014

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