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Friday 24th February 2017

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Craig
Tuesday 31st January 2017
5:58 pm U.K.

cjlenti@gmail.com

Does anyone have any EPK's from older movies? Back in the 90's, I believe they were all on U-Matic or Betacam. Was looking to see if anyone had any leads on them.

chaz
Sunday 22nd January 2017
11:57 pm U.K.

hsf18@epix.net

ps- the small size tapes I found are marked Sony BCT-90GL BETACAM

will this work in my BVW-40

sorry I forgot to post that question first time.

chaz
Sunday 22nd January 2017
11:35 pm U.K.

hsf18@epix.net

hello all. very nice informative site you have here. hope it's ok to post ?

I've been into analog tape for 40 years. lately I'm buying old gear just to hear it.

the Betamax and Betacam format peaked my interest. I lucked into a Betamax w/stereo processor for only $20 USD.

my next experiment will be the early Betacam, the analog machines that use oxide tape, (not the SP and later format).

I know these early Betacam machines accept the standard small analog cassette with 30 minutes play time.

my question is, will a Betacam BVW-40 also accept a 12" large cassette ??

reason being I have found a small quantity of 12" tapes I'd like to try.

if anyone has one of these machines, could you post a reply ?

or, measure the depth and width of the tape well, and advise if it's configured to accept the large tape 90min.

thank all in advance, take care

c

Roderick
Thursday 15th December 2016
10:43 pm U.K.

nospam@chatpage.co.uk

Error code 01 means that there is tape slack and the machine went into tape protection.

Clean the whole threading path and make sure it can complete the cycle.

Peter Engberg
Wednesday 14th December 2016
4:06 pm U.K.

peter@lifenet.dk

Is there anyone who knows what Error code 01 means on an Ampex CVR-75 (= Sony BVW-75 )? And what to do?

Peter Engberg
Monday 14th November 2016
9:04 am U.K.

peter@lifenet.dk

I have the following up for sale: 1 AMPEX BETACAM SP CVR-75 Pal Recorder/player, in good working condition, and cosmetically great. With 2 Digital outputs besides all the others, composite, component etc. Bids accepted over 475 GBP.

1 THOMSON TTV-6575 BETACAM SP Pal Recorder/player, in good working condition. With 2 Digital Outputs besides all the others, composite, component etc. Bids accepted over 475 GBP.

1 SONY UVW-1600P, working condition, cosmetically good. Bids over 225 GBP accepted.

Chris
Thursday 29th September 2016
2:50 pm U.K.

chris@thameside.tv

HI ALL.

I'm currently looking to buy a Betacam cleaner - something along the lines of a RTI 4100 tape cleaner.

Does any one know of anything available.

Kindest Regards

Chris

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