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Ajit Mishra
Wednesday 8th February 2006
11:15 am U.K.


1. Architectectural diagram of the CPU and explain its function.2. arithmetic instructions formats?3. bus architecture.4. H/W support to support to memory management.5. Pipeline support in the architecture.

Tuesday 7th February 2006
11:47 am U.K.


MarcusI don't want to be too negative, but there is a problem with your set-up. The 5630 are not edit machines and whilst you could hook them up to the RM-440, it won't let you edit properly. You really want to look for a 5950/5800 combo (you need at least 1 5850 for an edit suite).Try to find a complete kit on eBay, they do pop up from time to time and see if you can sell the 5630 at the same place.Alternatively, you could look for some 9850 / 9800 machines and a RM-450 controller. These connect with standard 9-pin 'serial' cables.

Good luck

Tuesday 7th February 2006
4:32 am U.K.


Help! I looking for advice on some equipment I'm looking at.I was thinking of getting them for my husband a novice to use for filming wildlife on our camping trips. I don't know what to get him but saw some equipment at a flea market. A hitachi Computacam FP-Z31, Sony video cassete recorder VO-5800 & VO-5850 , Sony video monitor PVM-1271Q and a Panasonic Digital FX generator WJ AVE3. What is a fair market price to pay for these items?

Jon Fox
Monday 6th February 2006
12:26 pm U.K.


Hi i've recently got hold of a SONY VO-5850P, as part of a set up for doing 2D animation. Im looking to get hold of a Manual to go with it, either original/photocopied ..etc. If anyone can help in any way, please contact me!


Friday 3rd February 2006
6:40 pm U.K.


Hi. Good site. I have a Sony DXC-3000P camera, coupled with a VO-6800PS portable U-matic recorder. I then have a pair of 5630 recorders and I acquired an RM-440 edit controller, but I don't have any of the RCC-5E leads for it. Does anyone know where I might get hold of some? I haven't found any on Ebay, or in the dealers I've looked at (and, judging by dealers' prices of other cables - even second hand - I wouldn't be wanting to buy from them anyway). I'm also missing the eye-piece lens and rubber bit from my camera, if anyone has one tucked away. So, what does everyone use their equipment for? I'm totally amateur, just muck about really. There's some lovely countryside round me that I've filmed. I just love the quality and it's fun playing about with the gear. I'm the same with my audio gear (I have four reel-to-reels now!). I did think about doing video as a sideline business, but I decided I didn't want the hassle. At the moment, I'm actually using the gear for some cine-video transfer for my Uncle. Anyway, good luck everyone and if you can help me out, let me know. Thanks. Marcus.

John Milnes
Thursday 2nd February 2006
6:20 pm U.K.


Hello out thereCan anyone tell me when production ceased on the Sony DXC 327 Hi-8 camcorder please.


Tuesday 31st January 2006
4:15 pm U.K.


who can convert a Sony Vidio Tape V-60H usually played by a Sony AV-3420CE in good Quality to a common Format AVI MEPEG ....

Saturday 28th January 2006
12:55 am U.K.


A friend's father has a series of U-Matic KC-60 tapes (maybe 30-40) with old archived news footage on them. He is going to be moving to a smaller home soon and was looking to sell these if possible to save space. Are there any ideas as to thier value (if any) and to whom they might be sold?


Sacred Noise
Tuesday 24th January 2006
9:54 pm U.K.


i have 3 umatic sony vo-9850 s for sale! cheap! at least half of what they cost at mediaconcepts.tv

email me for info

Thursday 19th January 2006
4:10 am U.K.



ion webster
Tuesday 17th January 2006
9:30 pm U.K.


Help! I just played a twenty minute casette in a VO-7600. After stopping it, I tried to rewind. The controls are all dead, and the standby light is illuminated. Repeated cycling power on/off fail to revive the beast. I remember this happened once before to me, but so long ago, I can't remember what to do.Is there an easy solution, or is it strictly a technician's job? Ion

Tuesday 17th January 2006
11:28 am U.K.



The problem you'll have with these tapes is that you have the find out what they are. There are three different ways U-matic can recors a tape: low-band, high-band and SP. Then, to make things more complex, there are 3 basic standards: PAL, NTSC & SECAM. The USA uses the NTSC system but Europe (except France which is SECAM) uses PAL.To solve the first problem, there are machines such as the VO-9800 or VO-9850 that will play all systems but only 1 standard (PAL, NTSC or SECAM) and there are machines such as the VO-7series that will play different standards but only low-band.......My advice: find yourself a nice VO-98** machine on eBay, shouldn't cost much more than $ 200 and see how you go. Being in the USA you'll should get a NTSC machine 'cause I assume most tapes would be recorded on that standard. If you get a lot of tapes without a picture and really fast sound, those are probably PAL tapes, you may want to look out for a cheap PAL machine.As to the value of the tapes, that will really depend on what's on them. U-matic tapes sell for dime-a-dozen but if it has some interesting footage you may get some collectors.

Good luckRoderick

Monday 16th January 2006
12:12 pm U.K.


Hi - I have several UMatic machines inc BVU 800P. I want to capture directly to my edit system but not using Composite out. I really want the best quality video out and wondered if the Dubbing cable VDC-5 would permit a better (SVHS??) signal for me?

So does anyone have advice and secondly has anyone got a dubbing cable that I can adapt to give the S signal out and S into my system?

thanks Chris

email me at proactive@zoom.co.uk please

alan clark
Monday 16th January 2006
11:48 am U.K.


i have 2 sony vp 7040p tripple standard u matic players for sale very clean working well any offers ?

Sunday 15th January 2006
10:18 pm U.K.


bonsoir te souhaite une bonne nuit!!!! Joc-----

Sunday 15th January 2006
1:32 am U.K.


I live in california. This looks like a great site. I just received hundreds u-matic tapes of all different lengths. They all have vintage programming on them. It is quite a collection. I'd love to view them. What would be a good cheaper u-matic model that would work for me. Nothing fancy. The tapes have many documentaries that were on BBC or PBS from the 80's I think. Is there a market for these tapes. Would folks on Ebay buy them?

Thanks to all!

R Singh
Friday 13th January 2006
1:07 pm U.K.


i have couple of hundred umatic tapes , mixed-lo/hi/sp and various lengths, many 75 mins.if anyone can use these or knows of a school in africa that could use them, you can have them for FREE as long as you can collect. if you need delivery then ask for a qwuote.

Friday 13th January 2006
3:02 am U.K.


I have 2 5850's, 1 rm440 with cables. All in good working condition.

If any one is interested please contact me.


Thursday 12th January 2006
10:23 pm U.K.


To: Several posters and including the last four.I think that it has been said before - this is a forum discussing the obsolete U-matic video format, not the fountain of all knowledge. King Kong games and Plasma screens were not invented when we were using these resources! You would do better to ask at http://wwww.google.com

Friday 6th January 2006
11:53 am U.K.


Looking for Primavera 3.5.1 softwareWith manual prefered but not required

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