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Jason M. Fitzmaurice
Thursday 27th June 2002
9:14 am U.K.

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I've managed to find most of the info I need on the dxc-300; however, I'm hoping to find an adapter for the many slr lenses I have. What kind of mount does this camera have? C-mount 1/2 inch? What kind of adapter would I need? Obviously I know what slr lenses I have(mostly the old screw mounts) but what do I need to adapt to?

sandeep
Thursday 27th June 2002
8:40 am U.K.

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Hi, Please tell me the basic difference between Hi Band , Low Band and Betacam formatsas your comments/ advice will help me a lot.Thanks.email- [email protected]

Jim
Tuesday 25th June 2002
11:33 am U.K.

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Email ... any one have for sell Sony DXC 3000 camera

Tom Mountford
Sunday 23rd June 2002
11:56 pm U.K.

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CAMERAS WANTED!

Ikegami HL-79D Sony BVP-110Sony BVP-330Sony DXC -3000

All with lens and viewfinder (and if possible a power supply). I collect retro video equipment as a hobby (like restoring classic cars only cheaper) so no silly prices please – these cameras are between fifteen and twenty-two years old!

CARRY HANDLE FOR BVW101 WANTED!

I am also looking for a carry handle for a Sony BVW101 camcorder (BVP1 camera & BVV1 recorder combination) and the lens-shade for the Fujinon N12 x 9B zoom lens this camera came with.

Many Thanks.

Tom.

Mas Priyo Daryoko
Sunday 23rd June 2002
11:19 pm U.K.

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Hello friend, I want to buy LCD Projector, but presently I stay in Indonesia for about 3 years next. I found difficulties to buy online and I just can buy online with my credit card. Anybody can help me to solve my problem??

roger
Sunday 23rd June 2002
1:14 pm U.K.

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hiI'm looking for an b-4 mount zoom lens (6-or12 pin)

Jim
Friday 21st June 2002
11:52 am U.K.

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if any one have For sell Sony DXC 3000 camera Email ..

Jason M. Fitzmaurice
Friday 21st June 2002
8:07 am U.K.

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On a further note, any general info anyone has. (What cables would be needed to interface this machine with a DV deck(for when my partner insists) or anything elseo anyone thinks I should know about this camera would be appreciatedThanks again

Jason M. Fitzmaurice
Friday 21st June 2002
8:02 am U.K.

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I have(being shipped to me) a dxc -3000 and a u-matic recorder. Since the person getitng rid of it was willing to just give it to me(I only payed the cost of shipping) I took it without knowing much about it. Does anyone know what kind of resolution it gives? I'm about to tell my video production partner (a man who treats mindv like the second coming) about it, and would like that data to give him.I'm already braced for all hsi pro dv arguments, but any other information to help sell him on it for our next production would be good.

James
Friday 21st June 2002
5:33 am U.K.

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Hello, I have a non working CP-5060ED U-matic PAL machine and was wondering if anyone is interested in this or would have any use for the parts inside it, the head and everything is in perfect condition. Any reasonable offers accepted or trade for other parts or equipment. I am located in victoria australia, feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or even if you are interested in this area and would like to chat.

james

jayson
Tuesday 18th June 2002
9:25 pm U.K.

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hi, has any one got any u matic tapes for sale? unused or pre, will collect.cheers

Rein Oosterling
Saturday 15th June 2002
10:36 pm U.K.

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Hi Mike,

better late than never here a delayed responce. I don't think it is a analogue/digital issue. I don't know the NV-MS4B camera. I do know the WJ-AVE5 and the BVU-800. If the camera is a one CCD/tube camera you can get much improvement by using a two or three CCD/tube camera (and lighting is very important). It also would be much better if you can leave out the WJ-AVE5.

Old professional/broadcast equipment is still better than most modern consumer/prosumer equipment.And going digital only will improve your end result if you can spend a lot of money. If you want to produce something serious on video don't use consumer or even prosumer equipment! I started on HI-8 consumer equipment and I still wished that I had spend that money on old professional/broadcast equipment. So go for (lets say 10 or 15 year old, because it is affordable) professional or even better broadcast equipment. The BVU800 is a good start.

Rein

LSD
Saturday 15th June 2002
4:56 pm U.K.

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Hello every one! I have a small problem.Telcom Research T6010 LTC SMPTE Reader Insert.

I just bought and hooked up a Telcom Research T6010 LTC SMPTE Reader Insertto a BVU820 3/4 deck with Timecode. The 3/4 Timecode output is connected to the Telcom's Timecode input. When I play a tape with Timecode the Telcom TC reader won't read the code off the tape. It only reads it when the deck is in fast-forward or rewind! I've tried generating code from my MIDI interface to the Telcom reader, and it reads the Timecode with no problems! I've tried different cables, I made sure the deck is sending out code...my audio gear locks-up with it immediately! The 3/4 deck Timecode connectors is RCA. I see that the connectors on the Telcom are XLR. I have an adapter which I've tried, but I still get the same problem. I've also checked out the URL link http://www.timecode.com/t6010.html & downloaded the PDF manual, but it was little help.I do think the Telcom Timecode reader works because it read code from my MIDI interface, but I'm wondering if anyone know's of any solutions for this problem. If anyone know's of Telcom's web sight or a number or email where I can contact them, I would deeply appreciate it.

Thank you.....LSD

Sarah Staar
Friday 14th June 2002
11:30 am U.K.

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Sony 14 pin to 14 pin 30 meter CCU camera cables X 3 £ 200 each or £500 for all 3 Sony 14pin to 14pin 10 meters camera VTR cable £25 1 drum multi core cable aprox 200 - 300 meters could be used for camera cable has 4 screened and 17 single strands brand new £250 ono

Sarah Staar
Friday 14th June 2002
11:30 am U.K.

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Sony Top finders I have 3 5" Sony top finders in mint condition hardly used as new £250 each or all 3 for £650. The model number is DXF-50CE Sony DXC M7 with canon 15x lens needs lens cable adapter no tripod plat no view finder £500 ono

Sarah Staar
Friday 14th June 2002
11:29 am U.K.

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Remote zoom & Focus I have two sets the zooms are analogue as new with original user manuals I used them with a canon lens but they should fit other lenses. The model numbers are below. £250 per setFujinon Focus CFH-2Fujinon Zoom C2H-2Tamron Focus LO-24FTamron Zoom LO-24Z

Sarah Staar
Friday 14th June 2002
11:29 am U.K.

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KIt for sale.Sony CCU M3's I have 3 With power units and all cables user manuals and service manuals Pristine condition £ 300 with power units £250 without power units

Nigel
Thursday 13th June 2002
4:32 pm U.K.

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I have a 2 machine Umatic edit suite for saleIt is in good working order and has been looked after. It has two VO 5850 record decks, all the leads and a RM 440 controller. Is anyone interested?

Heinz Platalla
Thursday 13th June 2002
4:16 pm U.K.

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hello, my name is Heinz and comes have try from the area of Frankfurt/main Ich to install an U-Matic cut-installation, I have received many problems with it. 1. Player VO-9800 2. Recorder VO-9850 3. editor RM 450 CE all appliances has I with 9 poles. connected. the editor reports Error 1 in the right Disply. the Recorder is not recognized. I believes because also the right Display always remains dark, a certain service must eye-lead becomes. the Player works over the editor. maybe can give me a few good tips you. thank you, Heinz

I has the service-manual of the RM-450 CE

armando
Wednesday 12th June 2002
11:46 pm U.K.

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i'm looking for a U-MATIC RECODER N.T.N.C U.S.A. FORMAT armando almere the netherlands

James
Wednesday 12th June 2002
4:46 pm U.K.

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I am looking for a new or second hand Umatic machine that is in good working order and is reliable. Can anyone help. I am based in London so anyone who is nearby and can help, please could you get in touch.

Many thanks

James

T king
Saturday 8th June 2002
10:29 pm U.K.

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Copy of VO1810 manual fine.

T king
Saturday 8th June 2002
10:27 pm U.K.

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Hi!On the rear of my VO1810 (uk) is a system select lever.<At PAL mode it plays and records (just!) ok.>In NTSC mode, I think I can playback NTSC tape into a PAL TV, But can I <record NTSC/PAL source to NTSC tape format>?My intention is to record stuff from <NTSC cam or PAL VHS VCR> onto NTSC Umatic for to send to American cousins.

<CALLING ALL LUDDITES!!>>>

<<<MANUAL:>>>

>>>HAS ANYONE GOT A BOOKLET FOR VO1810, OR SIMILAR?<<<

Am I right in saying it is a seres 1 machine?

THANKS

Roderick
Friday 7th June 2002
12:25 am U.K.

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For those of you looking for manuals:I found this Australia based company, High Country Service Data. They sell and rent(!) service manuals for just about anything. I purchased service manauls for Sony 5-series, 7-series and BVU-800. Some manuals are pricy but well worth it.Their website: http://www.hcsd.com.au

David Hall
Tuesday 4th June 2002
10:59 pm U.K.

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Anyone have a good, but sensibly priced, working lo-Umatic 5 series player/recorder or edit deck on offer?

David Hall
Tuesday 4th June 2002
10:55 pm U.K.

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That's 6,000 E of course

David Hall
Tuesday 4th June 2002
10:54 pm U.K.

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Oh, PPS: Regarding my ad above for the SONY Hi8 Pro V600E, I'm in Kent 50 miles from central London (that's if you are interested in this top-of-the-range highest spec, everything you could dream of, camcorder!)

David Hall
Tuesday 4th June 2002
10:43 pm U.K.

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SONY VIDEO Hi8 PRO - CCD-V6000E camcorder for sale. Hardly used since new. Sensible offers will be taken seriously. PS, this is a private sale!

mike
Tuesday 4th June 2002
6:59 pm U.K.

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Re: Sony BVU800P Umatic Recorder.

Has Anyone Experienced This Problem ? Basically, I am using analogue equipment to make a training video. In studio, I am assemble editing each scene.And I'm having difficulty getting an acceptable quality, especially on the dubbed VHS copy. Currently, I have the following analogue system:Panasonic NV-MS4B - SVHS - Analogue Camera.Panasonic WJ-AVE5 Digital AV Mixer.Panasonic NV-FS200B SVHS Video Recorder.Sony BVU800P Umatic Recorder. I'm using the Sony Umatic as the Master recorder, and feeding the camera signal output, to the Sony, via the mixer.I will then later dub copies direct from the Sony Master, onto VHS tape, for distribution. Any Ideas ?? Regards Mike.

Heinz
Monday 3rd June 2002
5:24 pm U.K.

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Hallo,habe VO 9850 & VO 9800 mit Editing control unit RM-450 CEmein Problem : Auf RM 450CE ist rechtes Display tot. Habe Sub 9 angeschlossen.Benötige Anschlußbeispiele für die Anlage und Service-Manual für RM-450 CE.

Jesse Alonzo
Sunday 2nd June 2002
11:46 pm U.K.

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i want' em!!!

j s p
Sunday 2nd June 2002
4:48 am U.K.

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I will also throw in a series 5 player in good nick if you take the lot!

j s p
Sunday 2nd June 2002
4:44 am U.K.

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FREE TO GOOD HOMEsony series 2 umatics, 2 machines, one ok one mint, with series 2 edit controller and cables, plus national umatic (similar to the sony's), plus I will throw in say 25 tapes.

Pick up in Adelaide South Australia!

they will be tossed in a few weeks if no [email protected]

Benjamin Gawert
Saturday 1st June 2002
10:33 pm U.K.

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Hi! I´m looking for a Umatic machine in good condition. Should be either a 5850, 7630, 9600. I´m located in Germany.

B Pitman
Friday 31st May 2002
11:47 am U.K.

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I am doing research into the effects of binaural beat and high frequency sound. The preliminary work has been done and the results are promising. Unfortunately, to complete the tests I need to obtain new software that will do the required job and I have been having difficulty finding software that has the frequency range that I need.

I am trying to find an audio generator program that will generate a minimum of two tones at the same time, each tone set at a different frequency, one tone each to right and left speakers. Both tones must be as accurate as possible (to a 10th of a hz) and be able to be set anywhere between 500hz and 20khz.

Can anyone put me on to a program that will meet my needs?

David
Friday 31st May 2002
4:02 am U.K.

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Looking to buy a second hand timebase corrector.

In Sydney Australia

Velma
Wednesday 29th May 2002
1:00 pm U.K.

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Hi, I was wondering whether or not Ulead has a program that can creat chapter tracks on a VCD. Can I have the name of the program and how it works? If Ulead doesn't have the program, are there any other programs available that can carry out this function? Thanks for your time.

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 29th May 2002
8:29 am U.K.

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Roger,

OK. If you are not in a hury we can have a look at it this weekend. I have the manual and repaired a couple of VO-8800 in the past. We can mail outside the chat page in Dutch if you want.

Steve it looks like the black level of the red tube is to high. If that is the case the camera won't auto black balance and you will have red in the dark areas. If you want to realigne a (tube) camera you need grey and colour charts (and they are expensive) an oscilloscope and vectorscope. This is a job for a specialist. If you are able to check the black levels for the three tubes you can try to re-aligne this. Before you touch a potentiometer mark it so you can always return it to the old position.

John Giraldi
Tuesday 28th May 2002
1:30 pm U.K.

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Hi,

I just picked up a Sony VO-5850 and it plays a pre-recorded 197 KCA-60 tape fine,but I can't record on it. Neither can I record on a 187 KCA-40 tape. By not record,I mean the record light doesn't come on and the program is not recorded.I have all the manuals and the red record buttons are in place on the tapes andthe program source is coming from a VO5600 and all the settings are correct.I can record from the 5850 to the 5600 but not from the 5600 to the 5850.I can even record from either machine to a separate VHS machine.

The record light on the 5850 comes on when there is no tape in the machine.So, are these the incorrect type of tapes for recording to a 5850 or is there a problemwith my 5850.

Thanks,

John

Steve Magee
Monday 27th May 2002
9:58 pm U.K.

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Sorry this is only lossely related to Umatics ( well its plugged into one anyhow) I have a DXC M2 that works fine in Daylight, but in doors the image is very red like the gain needs turning down on the red tube ? When the lens cap is on its still red. The auto WB works fine but when you try to manually adjust the black balance it won't do it and sort of locks up. Unfortunately I have no service manual and there are more pots inside than at Woodstock !!! Are any of you out there familiar with tube camera's. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Once again sorry for posting it here ( If all else fails it will make a nice anchor.)

roger
Monday 27th May 2002
8:01 pm U.K.

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I guess by meter you mean the "bat" meter ?in that case the main supply(14v)is there ,so no problem on that onein the supply area of the bottom pcb thare are some points marked 5 v , 10 v and 6 voltwhere the 6 and 10 volt aren't there just a minor 2 volts going up and down about 0.5 volts

Rein Oosterling
Saturday 25th May 2002
8:50 pm U.K.

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Roger,

Check the meter on your VO-8800. One setting tells you if the supply voltage is high enough.

roger
Saturday 25th May 2002
10:58 am U.K.

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hiIm looking for some info on a vo-8800 portable I've got two of them wich are making a faint klicking noise and that's about it (maybe a supply problem?)any info would be helpfull

Rein Oosterling
Thursday 23rd May 2002
8:39 pm U.K.

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Andie,

Same thing happend to one of my BVU-950 's. Replaced broken (intermittend) flexible wire on the cassette compartment. Problem solved.

Jim
Wednesday 22nd May 2002
9:40 pm U.K.

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if any one have Sony DXC 3000 camera PAL for sell

Steve Magee
Wednesday 22nd May 2002
2:15 am U.K.

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What Sources are there for used and new KCS 30 tapes in the UK. I did ask this question sometime ago but my hard drives has recently died and I have lost all my emails.

Cheers

Steve

Ben Edwards
Monday 20th May 2002
7:14 pm U.K.

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I have a u-matic VP7040 Player for sale, Please make offers via the email address above.

BenBristol, UK

Lawrence
Friday 17th May 2002
8:18 pm U.K.

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Is there anybody out there that would be interested in my colection of video eqipment consisting of 2 VO5850 'S 1 5800 plus 2 RM440's All in working order With manuals,cables and 3 machines for spare parts.40x 60min Tapes,Alinment Test tapes,Test jigs,Plus 2 boxes of spare parts new & used.Other equipment Hitachi Z31 cameras,CCU's, Panasonic AK710 CCU,s Cables, SONY 6800, 8800 with porta-pack cases,BW monitors Plus other stuff collected over 30 years as a video engineer in the broadcast industry.My location is TORONTO CANADA.Todays date is MAY17 2002

Andie
Thursday 16th May 2002
9:27 am U.K.

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BVU-950P - Intermittent refusal to accept a cassette, seems to work fine when the cover is off and the top PCB is hinged up. Can anyone help???

J A Fowler
Tuesday 14th May 2002
9:03 am U.K.

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For sale, two Sony DXC-325's with CA325's (PAL), one fujinon power zoom, one canon, one controller. Sensible offers only (I know what they're worth !!). Good condition, little used, slightly dusty. Also some cabling.

Mike
Sunday 12th May 2002
6:58 am U.K.

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Hi, Can any of you give me advice what U-Matic I should start with. I thought that a portable machine (ebay Item # 1350587940 ) would be best to start with (so i can have the camera recordings go straight on to umatic to prevent extra loss normally involved with converting video from one format to another) and then build up the system as I find more machines.

julian price
Friday 10th May 2002
9:56 pm U.K.

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Hi Umatic fans. I have got my BVU 150P out of the loft. It is great condition and it fired up straight away and went into play, pics still good. Unfortunately when I try to eject the tape it tries and then the "tape slack" light comes on and it just wont play. I had this problem a while back and the service guys thought the external power supply I had did not have enough juice. Now I am using a charged battery pack and light remains.Any ideas anyone? Help appreciated.

tom
Friday 10th May 2002
9:07 pm U.K.

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I have 13 new SONY KCA-60BRS umatic tapes for sale.If your interested please let me know.

Steve Magee
Friday 10th May 2002
4:53 pm U.K.

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Umatic 14 pin to 26 Pin JVC (is the 26 pin called betacam type Plug). I want a lead to enable me to use my KY15 camera with my umatic portable but people want to charge silly money even for used leads. Can someone point me in the right direction were I can get information on the PIN OUTS for both types of plugs so i can have a go at making one up ( or two).Many thanks

Steve

Jason
Thursday 9th May 2002
5:46 pm U.K.

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Can Umatic XBR KCS-10XBR tapes and BRS KCS-10BRS tapesbe played in the same kind of Umatic Player? They are differentsize tape cases....

Dan
Wednesday 8th May 2002
10:29 pm U.K.

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I just picked up a U-matic VP 5020 and I'm looking for manuals or info on unit. Any help would be great. Dan.

CmdrDick
Wednesday 8th May 2002
9:15 am U.K.

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Just received 10 TEAC V-1000 Portable U-Matic recorders. They were gun camera recorders on military jets. 24 volt power, std inputs and outputs, remote plus manual controls on machines. Work great from two 12v batteries. Anybody interested?

SIMON
Sunday 5th May 2002
5:17 pm U.K.

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GREETINGS TO ALL U-MATIC FANS.HAS ANYBODY A COPY OF THE USER MANUAL FOR A SONY BVU 150, OR COULD MAKE ME A COPY FROM THEIR ORIGINAL.WITH THANKS, SIMON

Tomas
Saturday 4th May 2002
9:02 pm U.K.

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Hi there,I'm a Videocamera enthusiast from the Czech Republic and I want buy a Sony u-matic (Probably on EBay). I discovered this sites by looking for more informations about this system. Which model is the bestone for my home-video? On the visitors page I see, that the most favorite model is the 5850. The most offered model is the 5630. Who can give me a advice, please?

Graham Hellis
Saturday 4th May 2002
6:58 pm U.K.

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I have inherited a lot of professional Sony U-Matic equipment. It includes the whole suite including desk cabinet, editing controller, 2 Monitors, one small monitor, two Video recorder, and 3 U-Matic recorders and one U-Matic player. All in excellent condition, I am looking to sell the whole suite any interest or advise please e-mail me! I can also provide the serial numbers of the individual equipment too.

Louis Rayner
Saturday 4th May 2002
9:39 am U.K.

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Hi all:

Anyone in the UK got a spare Dub cable and a Spare RM440 lead they would be willing to sell?

Any feedback welcome, cheers Chaps.

Louis;-)

brad
Friday 3rd May 2002
3:07 pm U.K.

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hey, could any of you guys please list the advantages of using mini dv over u-matic. It will be much appreciated.thanks.

todd
Thursday 2nd May 2002
7:40 pm U.K.

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can someone PLEASE tell me the year the sony VO9850 was first released? Even a 'best guess' would help me out. Also what year did they STOP manufacturing them.

Steve Magee
Monday 29th April 2002
11:57 pm U.K.

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BC-1WA Charger for NP1's.Has anyone got a copy of the modification the enable it to charge NP1b's. I understand this mod makes it autosensing but you have to fit a fan as it get a bit warm.

Many thanks

Steve

Jeff Pittman
Monday 29th April 2002
8:46 pm U.K.

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I recently acquired a Sony BVU-800 for my audio production studio. I can't seem to get the onboard TC reader / display to show the LTC that;s on the tape. My audio workstation slaves to the LTC timecode, but the onboard reader on the front just shows an arbitrary counter #. What do I need to make the two correlate? Thanks, Jeff

Rm440 and Umatic VP9000
Monday 29th April 2002
12:09 pm U.K.

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Hi there.I owmn a umatic sp VP9000, and I want to drive it from a RM440.Firstly is it possible? Secondly what are the rectangular connectors at the rear of the machine, and is the pin out straight?please help.

regards

E-Gene Soh
Wednesday 24th April 2002
10:39 am U.K.

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I saw a Sony U-matic Video Cassette Player VP-5030 on an auction site. Just want to know what's it good for (if it's working)?

Matt Shorter
Monday 22nd April 2002
12:05 pm U.K.

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I have a Sony VO-6800ps, portable carry case, batteries and charger that I'm trying to sell... could anyone let me know where the best place is and how much they are now worth... anyone interested?

Brett
Monday 22nd April 2002
11:32 am U.K.

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Hi Steve,

I just dug out an old VO-4800 while having a clearout and can tell you a little about the batteries I have here. The are made by Chloride-Gates Energy and the model is Cyclon 60. They are in a plastic box which mesures 124mmx67mmx67mm and have a 100mm flying lead terminated in a 2.1mm dc power plug.

Inside the box are 6 cells of approx D size and a small pcb. The pcb has a piece of 20A fuse wire and nothing else. The cells themselves are Chloride CYCLON's and are marked as 2 Volts 2.5Ah so are probably Pb-Sn (Lead-Tin).

This type of battery pack is a breeze to make yourself and you could also take advantage of modern battery technology and use 10 Ni-Mh (Nickel-Metal-Hydride)cells that do not suffer from memory effects. I would be tempted to just buy some tagged Ni-Mh cells from CPC, an inline fuse holder and a 2.1mm power plug. You should be able to make a pack with nearly twice the capacity, probably about 4500mAh, in the same package size.

The only drawback is you wont be able to use the original charger as this will be a constant voltage charger and modern cells require a constant current charger.

You can still get Pb-Sn cells, and make a pack compatable with your charger, from http://www.strikalite.co.uk at about £5.30 each cell compared to about £2.50 a cell for 3500mAh Ni-Mh from CPC.I wouldn't bother trying to find an original battery as Pb-Sn cells have a short shelf life if stored in a dischared state so even if you find one you will probably end up having to replace the cells. Hope this info is helpfull to you.

Cheers, Brett

professor
Sunday 21st April 2002
8:16 pm U.K.

pshap26 @yahoo.com

this is my first intro to a chatroom. advise if you read me.

Rein oosterling
Friday 19th April 2002
12:31 am U.K.

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JMThe VO-8800 needs a good quality supply of 1,5 amp. But if you connect a camera to the recorder you need to check how much the camera uses. Use a good quality power supply. I use a 5 amp CB supply with a VO-8800 and Panasonic WV-F700. This supply runs to hot although it is rated for 5 amp. continuously and 7 amp. peak! So I am on the look out for a better quality supply.

Steve Magee
Thursday 18th April 2002
1:32 am U.K.

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Hi All

I have just got a JVC BY110 3 Tube Camera. The VCR out is 14pin ( same as Sony ?) When it is connected to a 6800 Umatic, it Records ok but there is no playback in the BY110 Viewfinder. Does anyone know if there are any differences in the pin outs between the two ?

Cheers

Steve

Anders Sune Jensen
Wednesday 17th April 2002
11:55 am U.K.

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I must correct myself. It is NOT the manual for the RX-707 i need ( found it ) but the manual for BKU-701. I got an VO-7630 U-matic i want to control with the remote, but i want to know the dip-switchsetings on the BKU-701 board.

Regards Anders

Anders Sune Jensen
Wednesday 17th April 2002
8:38 am U.K.

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I deserat need a manual for Sony's remote : RX-707. Mail it if you got it, or send a link for a' page.

Regards Anders

J M
Tuesday 16th April 2002
6:16 pm U.K.

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I just purchased a U-Matic SP portable that uses 12 volt 4 pin XLR for it's power. Does anyone know how many amps it needs?

Steve Magee
Tuesday 16th April 2002
10:17 am U.K.

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Last night I was having a play on a local hill ( North Wales)testing a couple of Umatic portables ( an old 4800 and a 6800) with some camera's, a DXC M3, KY17 and an old Sony V600E hi 8 Camcorder. As it started to go dark I expected the KY17 to out perform the M3 but what I didn't expect was the old Sony camcorder to run rings around the KY17 in failing light. I may have to have a re think !!

eduardo navia
Monday 15th April 2002
11:32 pm U.K.

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needing imformation of power supply internal on repair model sony-vp-5000 sony u-matic

Jules
Monday 15th April 2002
9:37 am U.K.

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Hi, Just discovered this site. I've got a pile of old PORTABLE U-matics to clear. There are 5 (five) BVU 50 525/NTSC machines which were working last time they were run-up, which was several years ago, and have blue Kangaroo cases. There is 1 (one) BVU 110 525/NTSC machine with BK 112 time-code generator, also with Kangaroo case...good condition but not used recently. There is 1 (one) BVU 150 625/PAL machine with time-code and Kangaroo case. Basically good condition, but due a service. Also three longish 14-pin umbilical cables and a couple of dozen U-matic tapes (both sizes and assorted lengths). Also 2 (two) BVU/14-pin backs for Sony BVP 330 camera, complete with battery box clips and 1 (one) only battery box for BP 90 or similar.I am looking for offer, preferably for the lot, but will be happy to clear individual items.I am based in South-East England (S.E.London, North Kent). E-mail me, or telephone me on 0208 462 6371 or 07860 777 687.

Maria McHugh
Sunday 14th April 2002
2:32 pm U.K.

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We have a large quantity of KCA 60'/20's used only once. We also have a JVC 4900E portable with power source and 10 to 14 lead. Machine in leather case and in first class condition, has confidance head and batteries - little used for the past three years. Accept any reasonable offer.

Steve Magee
Saturday 13th April 2002
11:32 pm U.K.

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Can someone tell me what Battery a 4800 Umatic portable takes. I have recently accquired one that works fine, I have been using it with an external battery, however I have just got hold of a PSU/Charger, so I wouldn't mind a usable battery pack.

Cheers

Steve

Mike
Saturday 13th April 2002
7:00 pm U.K.

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Lots of all U_Matic models inc edit suites for sale to clear all cheapMike

Mike
Saturday 13th April 2002
6:46 pm U.K.

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For Sale loads of U-matic equipmennt Low band /high band inc 5850 /5800 editsuite Betacam BVW 40 BVU 800s VO 9600 VO 5030 JVC Edit suite Monitors VDAs SPGs Etc all very cheap Mike

LSD
Friday 12th April 2002
8:05 pm U.K.

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Hello, I have a BVU820 with the TC-20 Reader/Genorator Card installed. I would like to know how to genorate Timecode onto the tapes with the TC-20 Card. I don't see any buttons that will do so, so I'm wondering if there is a combination of buttons that I have to press to access this feature? I would deeply appriciate the info. Also, does anyone know where I could get instructions for the TC-20 Card on the web??Tanks......LSD

Rein Oosterling
Friday 12th April 2002
8:05 pm U.K.

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The TC20 is a timecode reader. You can't generate timecode with the TC20

LSD
Friday 12th April 2002
7:21 pm U.K.

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Hello Every one, I have a BVU 820 with the TC-20 Reader/Genorator Card. I would like to know how to genorate time code on to the tape with the TC20 card. I don't see any buttons that will do it! I'm wondering if there is a combination of buttons to press, but if anyone knows how to create time code with the TC20 in a BVU deck, I could sure use your help!! Thanks!!!!

Quadmaster
Friday 12th April 2002
1:17 pm U.K.

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New U-Matic cassettes for sale. In boxes of 10. Now at a lower price, next stop the skip! 10 X UCA30 £15. 10 X UCA60 £20. 10 X UCA75 £25. Also some Umatic High Band Sp, 10 X KSP30 £25. 10 X KSP60 £30. KSP30 £35.

Fabian
Thursday 11th April 2002
4:30 pm U.K.

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once again because there are some problems with the url

I'm offering a several older umatic machines on my web-site have a look at http://fabian.schelo.bei.t-online.de

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 10th April 2002
8:29 pm U.K.

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Steve, I used a Panasonic WV-F200 camera to a VO-8800. I assume the 8800 and 6800 uses the same 14 pin connectors. The WV-F200 uses a 32 pin connector. Does your JVC uses a 32,26,14 or 10 pin connector? I know there are adaptor leads that go from 14 pin to 10 pin and from 14 pin to 26 pin. Sometimes different brands use different pin numbers for recording function video playback/confidence etc. When you want to change connections in the connectors you must be able to work verry neatly.

Fabian
Wednesday 10th April 2002
8:03 pm U.K.

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I'm offering a several older umatic machines on my web-sitehave a look at fabian.schelo.bei.t-online.de

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 10th April 2002
7:51 pm U.K.

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That must be repaired.

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 10th April 2002
7:48 pm U.K.

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Hi, I have repared and re-aligned a few BVU-950 's. As far as I know you can't switch off the colour. Do you use the internal TBC and chroma noise reduction?

Jamie Lofgren
Monday 8th April 2002
5:24 pm U.K.

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WE HAVE A BVU-950 AT OUR POST HOUSE. WE HAVE A ENGINEER AT NAB AND WE ARE WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS ABOUT THE RECORD FUNCTION ON THE BVU-950. THE PROBLEM IS IN EE WE SEE COLOR BARS AT FULL COLOR, BUT WHEN WE RECORD BARS, IT RECORDS BLACK AND WHITE. IS THERE A STEP WE NEED TO TAKE, INSIDE THE MACHINE THAT WILL TURN IT BACK TO COLOR?

Another regular user
Sunday 7th April 2002
1:15 pm U.K.

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or even a reader's wives section..........

Steve Magee
Saturday 6th April 2002
10:03 pm U.K.

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Talking about Camera's does anyone know if you can get any sort of adapter lead to enable you to connect a JVC Camera to a 6800 Portable. You often see Sony portables with other camera's on Ebay and I often wondered were they just going video in or is there a lead available . Also has anyone out there got a lens hood that will fit on a DXC M2.

Regards

Steve

Regular user
Friday 5th April 2002
9:58 pm U.K.

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Wouldn't it be nice if there was a camera section....

G J Genevier
Wednesday 3rd April 2002
2:59 pm U.K.

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Selling U Matic SONY V 6800 P/S unusedwithout batteries.I am based in France.Price : 200 dollarsContact phone : 33 6 7082 7687

sunil nathalal
Wednesday 3rd April 2002
12:29 pm U.K.

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i have got a sony u - matic machine for sale, i am looking for a genuine buyer

grahamb
Wednesday 3rd April 2002
10:07 am U.K.

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Does anyone have a complete, working VO 5800 / 5850 suite with a controller that they want to sell for sensible money?

Marco
Monday 1st April 2002
6:41 pm U.K.

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Hello all, This is for the dutch people! Can somebody help me with finding a book of how to use a editing-set. I have sinds a week an new used U-matic set. I now much of it but not all. Sorry, english is not so good. I like to get some messages of U-matic users to. It's nice to have some U-matic friends. Thanks all!

David Mac
Monday 1st April 2002
1:52 am U.K.

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check this link for a PDF version of the VX1000 manual

http://www.henrys.com/manuals/sony/DCR-VX1000(en).pdf

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