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George Godfrey
Tuesday 6th March 2001
4:42 pm U.K.

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Im looking for a fujinon lens extention cable(hope you know what I mean) so I can use my old wide angle fuji onto a betacam. Has anybody got an old one lurking in their draw somewere. On the lens contact itself, it has a six pin contact(male)

RegardsGeorge

Clemens Paulusch
Monday 5th March 2001
7:47 pm U.K.

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hello!i need for an used bvw-40p the modification kit bk-40p. where i can get it?? how expensive would it be?? thanks a lot.

James
Sunday 4th March 2001
12:19 pm U.K.

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Anyone interested in an early Panasonic M format machine? Definitly a museum piece, circa 1983. Picture and more info available.

Jesse Alonzo
Friday 2nd March 2001
3:33 am U.K.

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Anybody have a really old betacam camera that's just about ready for the rubbish heap (But would be a hell of a good camera for a young videographer)? I am interested in the betacam format but just can't seem to find a way to get a hold of one, even if it is for a 5 minutes.

Dale Storz
Thursday 1st March 2001
8:32 pm U.K.

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For sale: Sony DVW-A500P with 506 option card. Send email for hours and price. I am the original owner.

Dale StorzResource Video818-209-2248

bob burns
Thursday 1st March 2001
5:52 am U.K.

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how do you adjust the preset input audio gain on the betcam sp pvw 75 deck ? many thanks. Bob

Reinhard Biermann
Thursday 1st March 2001
4:17 am U.K.

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Has anybody practical experience with medium-cost wide-angle-adaptors (0.8x, zoomable), as they are now available from FUJINON, CANON and CENTURY OPTICS for professional (not broadcast) lenses with 85 mm front-barrel diameter ?I would like to know whether picture quality is maintained or degrades to a visible extent when these adaptors are used ("real" wide-angle zoom-lenses are so expensive, alas...).Reinhard

Mike Gianutsos
Wednesday 28th February 2001
1:42 pm U.K.

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Greetings...I still have repair parts for a BVW-75P VTR. Specifically, I have a new upper drum (A-6762-404-A) and also a new entire drum ass'y(A-8260-638-B). I won't be using either of them and would like to sell. Anyone interested? I also have new Sony PAL betacam alignment tapes.

Reinhard Biermann
Wednesday 28th February 2001
12:16 pm U.K.

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SONY PVW 637 PK (PAL) for sale: DXC 637 P Camera, PVV 3 P BETACAM-SP docking-recorder (360 tape-hours), FUJINON 16x9 macro-zoom aspheric. First owner, just serviced, in very good condition. Price around 10.000.- Stationed in Freiburg / South-Germany.

Simon
Tuesday 27th February 2001
5:47 pm U.K.

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Erick

depending on which digi you are using, you should be able to access test signals from within the machines menu - if its a A500 its something like menu number 710 for bars/black and you scroll through

hope that helps

Erick
Tuesday 27th February 2001
10:25 am U.K.

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hello,

How I can generate a color bar with a digital betacam?and how I can generate black with a digital betacam?Thanks very much.

Simon
Monday 26th February 2001
1:02 pm U.K.

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Ok, so its not a betacam, but its not a umatic either - I have for sale, a Sony BVH2000 1" C format VTR - it is in good condition, with internal TBC, Dolby and timecode boards - it does not have DT, but it is a good solid machine which produces great pictures!

yours for 400 ono

How about a 1" VTR section chaps??? - so many to list... Ampex, RCA, Sony etc....

James
Monday 26th February 2001
4:02 am U.K.

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I am representing my church and we would like to but a second hand Beta camera for broadcasting.

aidan knight
Sunday 25th February 2001
9:57 am U.K.

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Looking for a HI 8 editing system for a student at high school who is interested in independant documentary and experimental video/film. Small budget. Prefer Canon/JVC or Sony ev 5670 or 7000. We live in Victoria BC Canada

Gregor Modro
Thursday 22nd February 2001
5:13 pm U.K.

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for SALE:1 x Sony BetacamSP BVW-35P 100% O.K. newly serviced.Sony control certificate available upon request (+100 EUR) external supply unit, no batteries, no softcase.Price EUR 2000,-

Gek
Thursday 22nd February 2001
8:08 am U.K.

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i am looking to purchase a 2nd (or even 3rd or 4th) hand Betacam-SP or Betacam Digital Player/Recorder

thanks.

sfs
Thursday 22nd February 2001
4:07 am U.K.

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How do I transfer BetaCam SP to standard VHS? Forgive my stupidity I know absolutly zip about Beta!

I do not own BetaCam? Are there players available or would I be betteroff looking for used recorder?

Any info welcomed.Thanks for the assist.

sfs

Berti
Wednesday 21st February 2001
11:47 am U.K.

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Does anyone have a used Remote-Control for BVW-65 /75P. (BVR-75A)

James
Tuesday 20th February 2001
1:45 pm U.K.

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Hello, does anyone have a service manual for a SONY BVW-15P and also a BVW-15P machine (does not have to be working or modified for SP) that they wish to dispose off? Cheers.

Nima Sarvestani
Monday 19th February 2001
5:21 am U.K.

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Anyone has betacam SP 637 pal for reasonable price? Please let me know. Many thanks.

Tal Singa
Sunday 18th February 2001
9:05 pm U.K.

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Does anybody know how to connect uvw-1400ap (who has rs232) to Media 100 NLE with rs422 ?

Nee Quartey
Sunday 18th February 2001
12:29 pm U.K.

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I am looking for Beta SP Metal 30min 60min and 90min to purchase in large quantities in the UK or anywhere in the EU. I want genuine products and not fakes or reused.Can any one recommend any reputable dealer

Steve Woodgate
Saturday 17th February 2001
3:40 pm U.K.

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Hi, has anyone got a dead/non repairable beta unit with a 26 pin connector on it?? I need to make a camera test box.Steve.

roger
Friday 16th February 2001
12:05 pm U.K.

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Hi Anyone who can help me get software for the cel-maurice p-152 toch screen controller?Also I need to Know what kind a serial cable the system uses

V. Chen
Friday 16th February 2001
7:39 am U.K.

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this may sound crazy, but i was wondering if it was possible to record sony PD150 footage directly from the CCD block to a portable Beta SP recorder. i have read that beta footage is better because there is less compression, if not no compression compared to DV's 5:1 compression. any thoughts or opinions? thanks.

Marco Mangione
Wednesday 14th February 2001
10:16 am U.K.

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ELMAN's new BETA 93 change over is a device that ought to be in every video editing studio. BETA 93 enables to switch with extreme ease the outputs of two playing recorders into the input of a recording one. This unit accomplishes the change over function of all the signals used in an editing operation. Link: http://www.elman.it/eng/video/beta93/index.htm

marcio molina
Tuesday 13th February 2001
4:15 pm U.K.

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Sale VT BVW 50 Sony Broadcast

TvDr
Tuesday 13th February 2001
3:41 pm U.K.

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Does anybody know the commands for the rs232 remotecontrol for a Sony Betacam?

I wanna write programm for pc to control Betacam

Zaja Mirko
Tuesday 13th February 2001
12:04 pm U.K.

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for sale:Betacam SP Sony DXC-637 with PVV-3 dockable recorder andSONY BWV-35 portable recorder/player....good condition! http://www.gm.co.yu

Berti
Monday 12th February 2001
6:04 pm U.K.

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Moinsen! Im loocking for a used SX Laptop (DNW-220P...) in PAL. Thanks for any offer.

aslam parvez
Sunday 11th February 2001
1:54 pm U.K.

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Hello,Iam looking for used broadcast equipment and second hand service manuelfor [ PVW-2800, 2650.2600,and extn.board as well.Kind Regards

Greg
Friday 9th February 2001
6:23 pm U.K.

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For sale:

VA-300P playback adapter in perfect working condition and very good looking condition, comes with special cable to connect to the Beta SP camcorder. 250 Euros plus shipping charges

RM-450, edit controller like new - perfect working condition - commes with AC cord only - 400 Euros plus shipping charges.

No manuals for the two - Items located in France -

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john
Thursday 8th February 2001
10:02 pm U.K.

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Hello and can anyone direct me to a site that sells new and used betacam sp video cameras? Thank you in advance for any help you can give me. John W.

ted
Thursday 8th February 2001
8:17 pm U.K.

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Hi Everyone

Do anyone know where I can repair my Sony Betacam SP Videocassette Player PVW2600? Our company is in Milpitas California.

thanksted nguyen

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Thursday 8th February 2001
2:37 pm U.K.

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NO

king dong
Thursday 8th February 2001
12:07 pm U.K.

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want to party

Steve Woodgate
Wednesday 7th February 2001
10:23 pm U.K.

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I al looking for the pinout diagram of a 26 to 14 pin camera cable, this should live in the service manual for the sony m7 camera...I want to use one with a m3 ccu!!! also wanted any damaged/cut cables that have usable connectors to allow me to make up adaptor cables!!Steve.

proservice
Wednesday 7th February 2001
8:00 pm U.K.

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Now you can change your expensive video of your PVW-2650P with video head of PVW-2600P send as an e-mail y e-mail you all the technical information

Ernesto pavon From Argentina.54261-4200423

shimon
Wednesday 7th February 2001
5:14 pm U.K.

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I am looking for BVW-70P / BVW-75P VTR,(PAL system) good condition and maintenance, low hours,

Fabio Fantazzini
Wednesday 7th February 2001
4:26 pm U.K.

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I'm looking for LO-23 zoom control pinout.I have a LO-26 zoom lens control that work with Canon lens and i hope, changing the pin connections, to make it work on my fujinon lens like a LO-23.Any help is welcome, please contact me. Thanks

ferran
Wednesday 7th February 2001
11:32 am U.K.

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I'm looking for a LO-23 lens control for canon and sony (fujinon lenses) or simply the schematics. I've been looking for one of them since... uf!! Please if anybody knows where to buy or find schematics, please contact me. Thanks

Tim
Sunday 4th February 2001
11:24 pm U.K.

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Hi,Has anyone got spares for a PAL Betacam BVV-1APS or similar, and for the camera head BVP-1/2/3P etc?In particular I need external fittings like mic, shoulder mount and top carry handle etc.ThanksTim

Greg
Friday 2nd February 2001
10:02 pm U.K.

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Hi there,

How to know if a BVW40 has been modified for SP playing tapes ??? Here is my problem. I've bought an used BVW40 which is playing SP tapes. Some tapes are played normally and somes are played with thin horizontal streaks. so i'm asking myself, is this machine has been modified to play SP tapes. How to recognize a modified machine inside ? Or maybe a non-modified BVW40 refuse to play SP tapes ? And then, is there's a way to cut these streaks on the image ?

thanks

Greg

Designers
Thursday 1st February 2001
1:39 pm U.K.

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Hello!Excuse me ... can you help me with PVW-2800P ... it seem to work OK, but suddenly it began to display an ERROR 20 when I'd tried to insert the tape in it... when I look through the glass I can see that the tape isn't standing straight ... what can I do?

Thank you for your help!

mikedturner
Thursday 1st February 2001
1:55 am U.K.

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hello all,

i found a sony uvw-1400ap machine dumped in the rubbish, at our local hospital, howeverwhen i power it up it sometimes gives the error code 91-125, anyone any ideas what this means.

mike

Gregg
Thursday 1st February 2001
1:32 am U.K.

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Sony CCD-V5000 FOR SALE!!!! in great shape, have box, new battery and all extras, very few hours! make me an offer...must sell!

Gregg
Thursday 1st February 2001
1:28 am U.K.

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i have 10 cases ( 10 per case )of Sony SX tapes for sale. they are 32 mins long and are new(still sealed in box). make an offer for all 10 cases or less.

oddbod
Wednesday 31st January 2001
4:25 pm U.K.

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don't know

lawman101
Wednesday 31st January 2001
4:21 am U.K.

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i would like to recevie the same e- mail at 2- locations is it possible ?

lawman101
Wednesday 31st January 2001
4:19 am U.K.

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well helloo

Joshua McKee
Wednesday 31st January 2001
3:17 am U.K.

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RE: ERROR 93-000To: Tom Mountford

>I've been getting an ocassional problem with the UVW1400, When I plug a composite input and loop it through to the reference I've sometimes been getting an 'ERROR 93-000' anyone know what the 93-000 error is?

I have a UVW1800P and the reason I was getting this error message was because I was sending an NTSC signal to the deck. In my particular instance I had to change the targa CP on my mac to output PAL.

Just an FYI

Chris Abram
Tuesday 30th January 2001
3:40 pm U.K.

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Non Linear Editing suite.Can anyone point me in the direction of a UK company that can sell my Fast VM editing suite? I am upgrading. Full spec is:

Fast VM Studio Plus. A chance in a lifetime. A complete real time editing system at a fraction of the price. Can be seen in working. System comprises: Pentium 400 computer, 125mb, 69Gb SCSI hard drive, Fast Double Digital Player/Recorder and audio board, Fast Studio plus cards, 36x cd rom, 2 x 15 CTX 1565GM monitors, 1 x Twin Orion 64 card for monitors, floppy disc drive, Inscriber CG professional video titling package, 2000 Fantastic fonts, Microsoft Works (Pre installed), Ulead Morph Editor, Ulead Photo Impact 3.02, Ulead Web Extensions, Windows 95, Microsoft Word 97, DPR Manager 3. All Instruction Books, manuals etc.

DARSHAN LOLIENKAR
Tuesday 30th January 2001
12:27 pm U.K.

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Hello!I am in need of working manual and AC Adaptor of BVW 50P Beta recorder, anybody interested in selling?Contact immediately.Darshan LolienkarGoa ( India)

Dean
Monday 29th January 2001
5:38 pm U.K.

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what does error message 93-000 mean?

thanks.

Samuel Hunt
Sunday 28th January 2001
10:13 pm U.K.

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Two things:-

1:- I'm looking to get hold of a Tube camera (Trinicon, Saticon, etc, all fine), for the effects. I don't know why, but there's something in me which keeps shouting "these are better quality". I guess it's just my excuse for my love of cameras with lag (if only it's the tiniest bit!)

2:- I'm looking for a service manual for a Trinicon HVC-2000PE. My friend gave me this one, and it's been totally uncalibrated. I've taken off both sides, and got an image (which actually isn't that bad, and is better than I reckon it was originally. I've got it to be low lag and high contrast. Good colour balance too), but I'm not certian it's the best it could be. Only a service manual will help me. Any ideas?

Could you please reply by e-mail?? (I know it's a lot to ask, but this chat page isn't easy to navigate. It should be made into a YahooGroup)

Sam
Wednesday 24th January 2001
5:12 pm U.K.

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I am at sri Lanka. I need the price for a UVW1800P.

claudio
Monday 22nd January 2001
9:46 pm U.K.

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I'm looking for a PAL Betacam player/recorder (1800/2800)

Michele
Monday 22nd January 2001
9:19 pm U.K.

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Hi,I am looking for pricing for a Sony digital betacam deck DVWA500 model. It is @4 years old and not refurbished. I can't get a good handle on what it's value is. Can anyone help?

Cheers, Michele

James
Monday 22nd January 2001
5:34 pm U.K.

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Hi,I want some PAL MII equipment urgently. I'm based in Scotland. If you can help then please get in touch with me as soon as you can with details of the equipment you have. I'm looking for studio vtrs if possible - sensible prices though!

Regards,James

Yadwinder
Friday 19th January 2001
5:37 am U.K.

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I wanna Buy a Second Hand/New SP BVW-75 Wanna Know from where to get it

Anand.S.R
Wednesday 17th January 2001
2:17 pm U.K.

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hi,

Plz help me out i have a BVS3200CP component video switcher,when i perform dissolve operation a vertical shift is coming in video and also a white flash .Can anybody help me to fix this problem??

James Burch
Monday 15th January 2001
9:01 pm U.K.

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BVW-65P complete drum assy (brand new & boxed) available 750.Bvw-10p maintenance manual 30, also some BVW boards and spares available.

ole
Monday 15th January 2001
12:26 pm U.K.

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I am a uvw1400 deck for sale any good place I can list it to sell? any help would be great.

boro
Monday 15th January 2001
10:18 am U.K.

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HI !CAN ANYBODY HELP ME FIND BETACAM SP UVW 1800P SPARE PARTSIN BULGARIA OR NEAREST

Mike Gianutsos
Sunday 14th January 2001
10:58 pm U.K.

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Greetings...I have repair parts for a BVW-75P VTR. Specifically, I have a new upper drum (A-6762-404-A) and also a new entire drum ass'y (A-8260-638-B). I won't be using either of them and would like to sell. Anyone interrested?

Paul Thomas
Sunday 14th January 2001
4:28 pm U.K.

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Hello, I am looking to buy a good used Sony D30 or D35 in order to do a spring upgrade of my kit. Also wanted is a PAG AR124 charger & IDX Li-ion NP1 charger. Email me with details

james
Sunday 14th January 2001
12:58 pm U.K.

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I have a BVW-75P and would like to know how to get vitc timecode out of it. Or how to record one on to tape with out affecting the video. Can anyone please help me?

P.S. I've just ordered a user manual but won't get it for a while, will that tell me how to do it?

Thanks, James

Al Hanson
Sunday 14th January 2001
10:44 am U.K.

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I have a Sony Beta tape (NOT Betacam) on which there is about 5 minutes of my wedding, copied in 1978 from my 8mm cine camera. My Beta video player died years ago & I defected to VHS. I would like to copy my wedding onto a VHS tape. Can anyone help me, or direct me somewhere? I know there are commercial transfer companies, but the content/quality of the tape does not justify that sort of spending.

Francis X. Gentile
Friday 12th January 2001
4:41 am U.K.

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From: "FrancisX Gentile" <[email protected]>

I am about to open up a BVV 5 that I bought on ebay to clean away its glitchy picture and try a few things to waste time and prove I am a dork.1.New line in audio that bypasses micpreamp and bogus "line" attenuator2.Adjust the AFM pots so it has the same headroom "0vu" as the line tracks3.Optimize battery warning shut off levels4.some kind of playback tap5.Yuvsync outs

1.there are test points and a Pcboard to pcboard jumper point that make the line in pretty easy it seems. One test specs is at at 4db for a mic in at -30 tone, a -5db spec for a 4db tone input with line attenuator. The mackie outs are 0 and +4 so one of them should be bout right.(page 10-3 in manual) If 4db is 1.23 volts rms? could the preamps tolerate having that crammed backwards into them or must a cut off switch be included, it would be so much easier to hook onto test points TP102/202 and leave it at that.(why? you ask,I have recorded mixer straight to a edit deck and compared it with mixer to camera, camera blatantly worse) 2.Sony apparently messed up the AFM OVU so a magazine guru says practice is "10VU". If the camera were tweaked to 0vu mackie levels it would be easier to use the AFM as at least back up tracks as most of us have only UVW decks. I have no experience here and would have to run load to distortion tests and backoff 16 to 24db on the pots to match O on the mackie.3. Page 8-2, and page 1-4 deal with it and I am not sure what to do there.4. I guess a phono plug hangin out or holed into the viewfinder would get a black and white playback picture.go ahead, laugh at me.5. Bunch of bncs on skinny coax hangin out betweenthe camera and the dockable that send YUVsync out. I say this in the cameras at House of blues some years ago, the cameras decks were rolling at the same time the liveswitching was going on. might not want them clattering about in the field, wonder if it could be optional

FrancisX GentileLos Angeles, CA USA

Peter
Thursday 11th January 2001
4:28 pm U.K.

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Is somebody interesting in new unused Ampex DIgital Betacam ?39 x DBC-D64L, 40x DBC-D94L and 20x DBC-124Lcall 0032 15 64 00 04

Also avaiable new 456-G7G111

And 70x Ampex Betacam 398-BC20A

Garry
Wednesday 10th January 2001
10:42 am U.K.

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I have available some UVW-1600P 's ,UVW-1800P 's ,PVW-2800P 's at very good prices.If you are interested then please contact TNP Broadcast on 00 44 (0) 1923 712 712. If you are looking for any thing else then please visit our web site http://www.tnpbroadcast.co.uk

Jason
Sunday 7th January 2001
9:18 pm U.K.

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Hello,I need to store some camera masters in house. Does anyone have a suggestion as to where I might be able to purchase a cabinet suitable for this. It would need to be fire proof and the shelves would have to be tall enough to accomodate Beta SP T-60.

leoneed27
Saturday 6th January 2001
11:00 pm U.K.

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Hi! I'm looking for VERY-VERY inexpensive second-handed BetacamSP (PAL)recorder. AMPEX, Thompson and BTS machines are more preferable because they are cheaper. E-mail me your offer with tech info (please include counters readings of your machine).Thanks in advance!Leoneed

James Burch
Saturday 6th January 2001
8:11 pm U.K.

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Hi, does anybody have any 60 or 90 minute D2 tapes they no longer require, used once peferably. Also i am after an line ouput transformer for an old Ikegami TM-1415, although i think a transformer from later models would also work as they kept the same design. Thanks.

nickallard
Thursday 4th January 2001
4:52 pm U.K.

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Looking into purchasing a BVW-D75PS but can find no literature on it here on the BetaCamPAL site. I believe that it is a BetaSP deck for PAL but has the option of outputting or inputting via serial digital and aes/ebu digital audio signals. Basically, a glorified BetaSP with a digital I/O. Does anyone have experience with this deck to give me some feedback (pros, cons, problems, etc...) Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Peter Fitzpatrick
Tuesday 2nd January 2001
10:29 pm U.K.

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never having done this I hope someone can assist.

Using Digidesign ProTools I have mixed audio for layback to a Sony UVW1800P (PAL Beta). The video must remain intact.

How do I record *only* the audio ? (that is, arm the stereo audio tracks for recording only and leave the video untouched).

Is there a way to do this from the front panel of the Betacam machine ? Do I need software in ProTools in order to do this (I have installed the Machine Control option but as yet haven't seen any options to arm only the audio tracks for recording).

Would most appreciate any advice by email.RegardsPeter

Miguel de Mattos
Saturday 30th December 2000
8:03 pm U.K.

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Looking for a SL-C30E 's remote control.

John du Pon
Friday 29th December 2000
11:38 pm U.K.

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Hi there,

Can anyone help me at the manuals (or copies) of the following Sony equipment? I'm willing to pay for it.Sony Betacam Camera's BVP-3/3A/30Sony Camera Adapters CA-30/CA-50/CVA-5Sony Portable Player/Recorder BVW-25Sony Playback Adapter VA-500Sony Camera Control Units CCU-300/CCU-1820

Would be much gratefull.

John

Fernando Bautista
Friday 29th December 2000
9:14 pm U.K.

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I need to buy a vtr betacam Uvw-1800 Do you Know were I can find it, also haw much?Thank you.

Nazer Ture
Wednesday 27th December 2000
9:14 pm U.K.

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Hello... I am looking for a second hand SONY UVW-1800P in good operating condition.Any ideas?ThanksNazer

Charlie
Tuesday 26th December 2000
3:39 pm U.K.

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Hello Betacam World! I have a customer here in the USA looking for preowned SONY UVW-1800P in good operating condition. Also looking for TEKTRONIX 1751 Combo waveform/Vector in PAL Need low price w/ delivery in NY...........Please provide total cost... Happy New YearThank You Charlie Coelho

Trev Parsons
Friday 22nd December 2000
11:27 am U.K.

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Hi, I'm after Beta SP / U-Matic / VHS machines (preferably working) and Tapes of any format, or any other bits that you longer have any use for, let me know what you have with suggested asking price.

Ian
Monday 18th December 2000
9:04 pm U.K.

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Looking for anyone with insight into old BTS LDK9/10 cameras. What to look out for? How difficult are they to set up? etc.Looking at purchasing 2nd hand set of 5 complete units for college studio use.

Jon
Monday 18th December 2000
3:46 am U.K.

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Crucio,

I think you are worrying too much about lossy vs lossless video.

Certainly in the UK, high-end stuff is usually Digi Beta (and this is 4:2:2 and compressed at x 2:1). I have seen footage from DVCam and DVCPRO (5:1) and the pictures can look far better than most BetaSP's.It is important to make the distinction between "pro-sumer" and broadcast DV cameras. As DVCam cameras like the DSR500, use professional lenses and to all intents and purposes - are broadcast cameras.

I'm not biased either, because I actually own BetaSP, although I work with a variety.

I'm not sure if you want to buy new or used, but getting an analogue camera (which almost certainly means BetaSP), for under 3000 dollars is gonna be difficult. Digital technology is usually cheaper because of lower cost of components. They also maintain better, and have better head life (usually!). For example (in the UK), a BVW400AP would have cost you about UK40k, a DVW790WSP (Digi Beta) about UK30-35k. Not only is the DVW digital, it has better resolution and is widescreen switchable.

Now OK, these prices are out of your ballpark, and I quote them as an example. All you are going to get for the money you want to spend is either a new DVCAM, or a used BVW300.

Hope this helps.Jon

Stuart
Sunday 17th December 2000
4:37 pm U.K.

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Hi can anyone tell me why a tape i have playing in a betacam uvw-1800p is playing back slowly. is there a playback rate control?or is it wrong format tape.

Cheers Stuart

kitttu
Sunday 17th December 2000
7:35 am U.K.

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Hi ,I have beta BVW-200P . It is working fine playback record... Just giving warning continuously..( servo).. I don't have mannual.. Anyone faced same kinda problem.? Please let me know.. Or just let me know some links.. for bvw 200p.Regards

S G
Friday 15th December 2000
5:03 am U.K.

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BetaSP Camcorder, only 100 hrs on heads, pag batts and full kit, mail if interested.

Charlie
Thursday 14th December 2000
9:45 pm U.K.

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WE ARE LOOKING FOR A USED SONY DVR-28P TO PURCHASE IN THE US. IF YOU HAVE PLEASE CONTACT ME. THIS MESSAGE DATED 12/14/2001

Crucio
Tuesday 12th December 2000
10:28 pm U.K.

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im in the process of buying a pro video camera. I was wondering if anyone could help me pick one. I dont care if its analog. I would actually prefere it since DV is lossy and becuase i think i could probably get an analog camera used easier and cheaper than a digital.

the camera must produce a high resolution. Im not sure of what is really great for resolution but i guess about 700 lines is about right. MiniDV is about 530.

The camera must be 3ccd and not wiegh over 12lbs. Also the media must be easily obtainable.

For a camera like this i know that 0 -3000 dollars isnt much but i think that an analog camera used should be possible right?

Im getting analog because all 0 -3000 dollar digital cameras basically are not worth the money (unless u can prove me wrong?)I do digital editing though so there has to be some way to put it on my computer. I have a lossless video capture system so i need to know, what resolution does the s-video cord support? maybe there is another i need to connect to this?

Thanx so much

Jacky
Monday 11th December 2000
3:31 pm U.K.

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Hioke this is stupid but hoping for an answer, somebody was to sell my favo movie on tape but says that it is a VHS pal video and that should check or my vcr can play that. i have been looking all over the net, but i cant find what that pal thing would be or the qaulifaction my vcr should have to play it.could somebody help me PLEASE , just a little information is all i need

Jacky

James Burch
Sunday 10th December 2000
9:54 pm U.K.

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Sony BVW-65P available, TBC-8 but very low head hours and good condition, 1750. (London)

Zaja Mirko
Saturday 9th December 2000
1:42 am U.K.

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Sony DXC 637 with PVV-3 dockable recorder, Sony BVW-35P Betacamn SPportable recorder-playerwww.gm.co.yu

garlo
Thursday 7th December 2000
2:38 pm U.K.

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I am looking for a power supply block for a BVU800. Apparently Sony does not stock the part anymore.Does anyone know where I can purchase parts for 3/4" machines in the U.S.?Thanks

Gary
Wednesday 6th December 2000
9:18 pm U.K.

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i have a vantage monochrome video camera (cm520) and the wires have come out ov the plug from the iris/lens.... there is 4 pins and 4 wires can any one help me with reconecting them ?? ie which wire goes to wot pin ??? thanx Gary

Jack Hoying
Wednesday 6th December 2000
1:02 am U.K.

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Hello,I have a Sachtler Video 18 Plus fluid head with carbon fiber tripod, spreader and carrying bag for sale. It's in excellent condition and is being sold for 1/2 retail price. Check the details on my website.http://www.bright.net/~jmhoying/sachtler2.htmJack HoyingFort Loramie, Ohio(937) 295-2143

JKC
Tuesday 5th December 2000
12:39 pm U.K.

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Where can I go in NYC to get a Sony UVW 1800 Beta SP repaired?

avinash shrama
Sunday 3rd December 2000
8:13 pm U.K.

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Greating from India please anyone let me know the price of 2nd betacam UVW100pk is it worth to by UVW100 Pk

Tim
Saturday 2nd December 2000
5:06 pm U.K.

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Hello-Wanted!!

I am looking for a battery pack for a JVC BY110 3 tube camera or similar.Battry model number is DC-C11,thanks. Timbo.

Steve Woodgate
Saturday 2nd December 2000
9:37 am U.K.

Steve@SVITV.CO.UK

Hi All,Got a problem with one of my bvw40s, no video o/put. The fault is on the Luma board, in the area of the SP piggyback pcb. Does anyone have any info on the SP mod kit???, or has anyone had a similar fault??

Steve

Martin Loose
Friday 1st December 2000
8:23 pm U.K.

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Would like to buy inexpensive compact Betacam SP recorder/player in good working condition.

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