SL-T30
1984
Betamax SL-T30



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Specifications

System

Video recording system
Rotary two-head helical scanning
Video Signal
CCIR standards, PAL and SECAM colour
EIA standard and NTSC 4.43 colour (playback only)
Aerial input
75-ohm, asymmetrical aerial socket
Channel coverage
VHF: Western European channels E2-12
UHF: Western European channels E21-58
(Up to 8 programmes can be preset.)
RF output signal
UHF channels E30 to E39 (variable)
75 ohms, unbalanced

Video

Input
VIDEO IN: BNC connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75 ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Output
VIDEO OUT: BNC connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75 ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Horizontal resolution
260 lines
Video S/N
Colour: Better than 40dB
B/W: Better than 43dB

Audio

Input
AUDIO IN: phono jack
47 kohms, -10 dBs
(0 dBs = 0.775 V rms)
Outputs
AUDIO OUT: Phono jack
Load impedance less than 10 kohms
-10 dBs with 47 kilohms load, unbalanced
Frequency response
50Hz to 10kHz
Audio S/N
40dB
Audio distortion
Less than 4% at 400Hz

Tape transport

Tape speed
PAL and SECAM
18.73 mm/sec.
NTSC 4.43 (playback only)
Beta II : 20mm/sec
Beta III: 13.3mm/sec
Maximum recording time
2 hours 10 min. (with Sony L-500 cassette)
3 hours 15 min. (with L-750)
Fast forward/rewind time
Within 4 min. (with L-500)

Timer

Clock
Crystal lock
Time indication
24-hour cycle
Timer setting
Only for recording
2 events/week, adjustable for any day or
for all 7 days of the week
Power back-up
Back-up duration of 5 minutes at one time

General

Power requirements
110-240V AC ±10%, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
38W
Storage temperature
-20°C to +65°C (-4°F to + 149°F)
Operating temperature
5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Dimensions
Approx. 430 x 105 x 392 mm (w/h/d)
(17 x 4¼ x 15½ inches)
including projecting parts and controls
Weight
Approx. 9.4 kg (20lbs 12oz) net

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