Panasonic IC recorder RR-S30 mimics portable cassette player
Panasonic Japan today unveiled IC recorder RR-S30 in portable cassette player type. The display mimics the ‘reel hub’ of tape. The placement of control buttons, the display, size and shape of Panasonic RR-S30 reminds you of the famous cassette players of 80’s. To make it more realistic, when recording is in progress, the reel hub rotates as in the caste player. With 8 GB built in memory, Panasonic IC recorder RR-S30 can record in two recording modes- 96kbps / Mono and long 192kbps / stereo. The player can record 90 hours in the standard and about 180 hours in long time mode.
The player comes with built stereo microphone, an external mic line in and an 28mm diameter built in mono speaker. Other features include-data search function, slow/fast speed play back. IC recorder RR-S30 is powered by a pair of AAA battery. Panasonic IC recorder RR-S30 measures 109.9 × 23.6 × 70.5mmand weighs approximately 106g. With a monthly production of approximately 2500 units, the player will be available in Japan from October 17th for approximately 9,000 yen ($82) in silver color.