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Mike
Friday 2nd March 2001
6:42 pm U.K.

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Hi All,

A small selection of Sony UMATIC equipment for sale.

Sony RM440 Edit controller, cables. Operation andservice manual. Original box as well! £100

Sony RM500 Remote controls x 2 £20 each

Sony V05630 Low band Player/Recorders x 2 £100 each

Sony VO5850 Edit deck. Ops manuals & full service manual £ 200

Sony UMATIC Head Jig £35

Pyro DV Editing card. Compatible with DV & Digi-8never used still in box £60

Panasonic HS1000 S-VHS video recorder. TBC and fulledit facilities built in. Only used for 15 hours offootage copying. Boxed excellent condition £180

All equipment is located in Bristol - UK and is testand collect only.

Please Email for further details: [email protected]

Dave not Jack
Friday 2nd March 2001
4:08 pm U.K.

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>>On the picture of the BVE -800 I didn't see the timecode inputs. Is that optional? You need three inputs. Two for the players and one for the recorder<<

You know...it may need another card I didnt think of that (needs three inputs). I guess Sony could tell me which card. I also have on order a Paltex ABNER, but it only included cables for Panasonic 32p- wonder if I could rig some for Sony?

Which brings me to a this: The recommend parallel editing cable on this site is...

Supplied accessory: Remote control cable RCC-5E x 2 (20pin / 33-pin)

If only 20 pins are used in communication why have a 33p connector??I have looked at the above cable and the RCC-5F(33p/33p) and only 20 pins are used in both - just an observation.

Rein Oosterling
Thursday 1st March 2001
8:05 pm U.K.

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The keyboard of the AU-A950 is almost the same as the keyboard of the BVE-900. It only has a few more keys for the extra audio channels (4 instead of 2) and it is an A/B/C roll controller instead of an A/B roll controller.On the picture of the BVE -800 I didn't see the timecode inputs. Is that optional? You need three inputs. Two for the players and one for the recorder. If you have the possibility to upgrade to timecode I surely would go for it. It is so much more accurate and convenient. I have never heard of the Fastforward timecode generators but with jam sync, regenerate and drop frame it sounds like a handy unit.If you want to switch to timecode it is very practical to use a timecode/sync monitor. I am always using one when I am editing. Apperantly there is a need for timecode/sync monitors. Connecting and aligning everything correct doesn't mean everything works like it should. Without the timecode/sync monitor I never would have noticed that sometimes the colour framing isn't correct when I am editing (4 field for NTSC and 8 field for PAL). This is especially important when you want to make an invisable cut in between A/B rolls. It also monitors the horizontal subcarrier phase which is important for an accurate reading of the timecode by the controller during editing. To make an A/B roll you need two TBC's and a mixer. But you probably knew that already.

Dave not Jack
Thursday 1st March 2001
4:04 pm U.K.

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<<<As far as I know the AU-A960 is an upgraded 950. >>>

That makes perfectly good sense...

<<<And it is an editing controller without a DVE.>>>

Hmmm...with all those buttons coulda fooled me!

>>If there are timecode inputs on the BVE -800 it will be a lot easier to upgrade to timecode editing.<<

Yes, it has timecode in and out and Ref Sync I believe, and I have the IF-500 also, will need another IF-500, or deck with RS422 to perform the true A/B roll thing because the IF-500 only has two in/outs for the source and editor. Here is pic, kinda fuzzy tho...http://abacus.sj.ipixmedia.com/abc/M28/7d7e759fe4ca1ebb3616734d1c/i-2.JPG

<<About the NV-9600 you are right. You also have to realise that when you want to record timecode on an audio channel you have to switch off limiters. Do you already have a timecode generator?>>

Didnt know that about the limiters, but that is no problem - And yes I have 3 TC units, a BVU-110 w/ the timecode mod, a Fast Forward F-22 and a Fastforward P-1 which is a inline portable gen that goes between the camera and port-deck. F-22 is pretty nice unit- reads, writes TC, does window burns (vari-position and size), jam sync, regen, drop frame, midi.

""Note: the Palsite main page seems to be gone???...did they lose the domain?? I used to surf here thataway but had to add a bookmark for the UChat.""

Roland Pickett
Wednesday 28th February 2001
6:23 pm U.K.

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For sale: 3 machine u-matic highband edit suite.Details at http://www.u-matic.com

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 28th February 2001
5:45 pm U.K.

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As far as I know the AU-A960 is an upgraded 950. And it is an editing controller without a DVE.If there are timecode inputs on the BVE -800 it will be a lot easier to upgrade to timecode editing.About the NV-9600 you are right. You also have to realise that when you want to record timecode on an audio channel you have to switch off limiters. Do you already have a timecode generator?

Steve
Wednesday 28th February 2001
4:45 pm U.K.

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I have a VO-7630 that just dies completely when I try to record or play, but makes a regular thumping noise in fast wind or picture search. This seems to be caused by a gap in the rubber tyre of the idler wheel that drives the reels. Does anyone know where I can get a replacement, and how to fit it?

Dave not Jack
Wednesday 28th February 2001
4:03 pm U.K.

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the postman delivered a Panasonic AU-A960...

Rein,

It has a lot of buttons...is this a DVE as well as a Editor??

Dave not Jack
Wednesday 28th February 2001
4:00 pm U.K.

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<<<Yep that's the one. Where did you find this? Rein.>>>

Pic is a A950 actually, it was selling on eBay a while back

<<<To get time code on the 5850 won't be easy. You can put time code on one audio channel. That's easy enough. But if the BVE 800 or the IF-500 doesn't have separate time code inputs it will be a problem. I don't know if the 5850 is prepared for time code.>>>

So I can just stripe the tape on one of the audio channels with no mods to the machine (5850)?? BVE -800 has TC inputs, IF500 doesnt.

On my older NV-9600 it has TC inputs on the rear but if I remember correctly there is a switch to change from TC/audio ch 1, so these inputs are just a convenience so you arent having to switch cables around?

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 28th February 2001
5:16 am U.K.

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To get time code on the 5850 won't be easy. You can put time code on one audio channel. That's easy enough. But if the BVE 800 or the IF-500 doesn't have separate time code inputs it will be a problem. I don't know if the 5850 is prepared for time code.

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 28th February 2001
5:05 am U.K.

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Yep that's the one. Where did you find this?Rein.

Dave not Jack
Tuesday 27th February 2001
8:02 pm U.K.

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...the postman delivered a Panasonic AU-A960...

Did it look something like this? http://www.nivie.com/ebay/professional/sw1.jpg

The BVE -800 doesnt have a mainframe, its a stand-alone unit, you know its kinda old.

Dave not Jack
Tuesday 27th February 2001
7:52 pm U.K.

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Does anyone have the pinout for the 33pin control connector on a sony vp-5000 is it possible to control fwd and rev cue functions thru this port?

Look in the archived Chat posts, may have to do some digging but I think I posted that info once, or someone did.

^_____^

Dave not Jack
Tuesday 27th February 2001
7:50 pm U.K.

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Rein,

<<<I don't know the BVE -800. (I am not sure but I think I saw the unit for sale) Is it a bit like the BVE-900?>>>

Yes, its a RS-422 9p A/B roll editor with TC. I have heard of users retro-fitting 5850s for time code, would you know anything about this?The TC feature is pretty useless without a BVU deck.

<<<Is the polishing working out OK?>>>

Havent gotten to it yet, busy weekend ^____^

Rein Oosterling
Tuesday 27th February 2001
6:55 pm U.K.

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Hi Dave,If you can remove the dirt from the head it is very likely that your audio will be a hundred percent again.I had a look at Ebay. Interesting! I will browse there every now and then in the future.I don't know the BVE -800. (I am not sure but I think I saw the unit for sale) Is it a bit like the BVE-900?What a coincidence, yesterday the postman delivered a Panasonic AU-A960 which I bought. Unfortunatly not as good a deal as your BVE -800. But I still think I didn't pay too much. The AU-A960 is very similar to the BVE-900. Also the keyboard looks very similar.Does the BVE -800 uses RS-422 9-pin machine controls? If so you will need an IF-500 interface to control a 5850. Is the polishing working out OK? Rein

erik
Tuesday 27th February 2001
5:15 pm U.K.

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Does anyone have the pinout for the 33pin control connector on a sonyvp-5000 is it possible to control fwd and rev cue functions thru this port?

dave
Tuesday 27th February 2001
5:23 am U.K.

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Rein,

Ok will try the acetone and polish, but if the head gap is contaminated I have my doubts if this head will ever have any of its original brillance...actually Umatic sound is very good so when I first heard a tape playedback on this 5850 I knew something was amiss, it was very muffled-sounding.

Cheers!Dave

BTW - have you been over to eBay yet? I just bought a BVE -800 ($7700.00 new retail in '93) for $77.00 - as-is of course, but most of these things work, they have just been pulled from service to make way for digital upgrades.

Rob Moss
Monday 26th February 2001
12:35 pm U.K.

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Hi,

I am looking to acquire as many used u-matic tapes as I can lay my hands on! Here's the catch - they must have been used to record UK television broadcasts!

If you have any old (pre-1990) UK TV shows on U-matic, (or Betamax, N1500/1700 tapes, or even reel to reel!) that I could beg, steal or borrow, please let me know.

Best wishes,Rob Moss

Clive James
Monday 26th February 2001
10:48 am U.K.

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Hi there,I want to buy SONY VO-5630 MultiSYSTEM recorder and SONY VO-7600 RECORDER, I am located in SYDNEY AUSTRALIA. ALSO RM-440 edit controller.

Willing to pay LOTS OF CASH, needed in a hurry will pickup same day.

Clive, [email protected]

Roland Pickett
Sunday 25th February 2001
11:03 am U.K.

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Eric, why not pop on the the shuttle and buy a pal/secam vcr and t.v. from one of the hypermarkets in Calais whilst you are buying the booze and the fags, then you won't need a transcoder. The money you save in tax should adequately cover the cost of those items!

Rein Oosterling
Sunday 25th February 2001
9:37 am U.K.

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The real last resort is replacing the head. If you can prevent this it will save you a lot of time. So I would like to suggest that you try to polische the head first (if acetone doesn't work). Is there an audio signal of a few KHZ on this monitor alignment tape? I don't know these tapes. If not you need to make a recording on another VCR before you start replacing the head. Just record black-burst video with a sinuswave audio signal of 1 KHZ on both channels at a 0 DB level. Just blacken a complete tape with 1 KHZ audio. Make sure the recording VCR is warm so run it for an hour. The X-value changes with temperature. You have to realise that if the VCR which you are recording on is not aligned correctly you will transport the same misalignment on to your "project" VCR.Lets do that first if acetone and polishing didn't help. Rein.

Andy
Sunday 25th February 2001
9:06 am U.K.

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Can anyone advise me please. I have recently acquired a Sony DXC1640 camera and a Sony VO-4800 U-Matic portable recorder. I have no batteries, no tapes and no instructions. I would very much like to bring these back to life but I'm certainly no expert in this field. Can anyone tell me what I need, where to get it and how to make these items work?Many thanks

not really jack, its dave
Sunday 25th February 2001
6:43 am U.K.

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Matt & Rein...

Acetone...yeah, havent tried that yet...

Polish, Brasso? Alcohol wash.. well as a last resort...

I do have the new head and the Sony ¾ flatness plate, O-scope, dental mirror, and a SMPTE monitor alignment tape - I thought we were just goin to replace the old head?? I got all this stuff and I am ready to operate, just waiting for the details!

Matt
Sunday 25th February 2001
1:54 am U.K.

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I'd guess from what you've said the dirt could well be responsible. And I also agree that mis-alignment of the head could be a factor.

Yes Acetone is a good solvent for subborn dirt like this. I've used metal polish too; what I like to do is get a 'wadding' type polish like "Duraglit" and squeeze just some of the liquid out of the wadding onto a cotton-bud. Polish the head with this scrubbing away the dirt and of course the alcohol wash is esssential. I use a spray can with IPA in it.

If you've no wadding type polish available just dipping a cotton-bud into a settled tin of conventional stuff like "Brasso" helps; the idea is not to pick up too much abrasive.

The only downside to this is that you have to watch where you're flooding with alcohol; it'll strip out libricants. My trick is to surround the area with plenty of toilet tissue; soaks up the IPA.

Of course by the time you get to the metal polish trick you're just one step away from _having_ to replace the head

Eric Akrill
Saturday 24th February 2001
1:55 pm U.K.

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I am looking to buy a Secam to PAL transcoder to replace one that no longer works. Unfortunately my supplier cannot obtain them any more and the old one cannot be repaired. We have French satellite TV and can still watch it in colour with our multi standard TV set but would like again to be able to record in colour for use in school. Anyone able to help? Thanks.ERIC AKRILL

Rein Oosterling
Friday 23rd February 2001
7:41 pm U.K.

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Hi Dave,Did you try acetone? That is able to get rid of almost everything (except for corrosion of course). If it is corroded you can try as a last resort to polish the corrosion off with a copper or silver polish. (Only as a last resort)! Be absolutely sure that after the polishing you remove all the polish material with lots of alcohol. Otherwise everything will wear very fast.It is the top section of the head that reads and writes CTL.A while back I also explained about the possibility that a dirty or worn audio/CTL head can give problems like you have with the VCR. Let's first assume it is only dirty. This means the CTL pulses will be written at a lower level on the tape (like the loss off high frequencies with a dirty audio head). This same dirty head wants to read the already weaker CTL pulses. But because the head is dirty you will have loss of signal for the second time and this can give the problems you have with the VCR. So before you replace the head try acetone to clean it or as a last resort polishing might help. Let me know. Rein.

Dave not Jack
Friday 23rd February 2001
4:36 pm U.K.

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Rein...

Starting with your last question first...

<<What is eBay??>>

The World's largest online auction site: http://www.ebay.com - check it out!

<<<Because the CTL and audio head are the same and you have problems with both it is likely a mechanical problem>>>

The head has got some hardened deposit/crud on it, thats is why I want to replace it the audio is muffled and has no highs...this stuff on the head is very stubborn I couldnt get it off even by a CFC-based head cleaning soultion.

It is at the "bottom" of the head is this where the CTL pulses are also read? Maybe replacing the audio head will fix the record/play problem too?? Matt, could your "weakened" CTL pulses theory come about by the condition I describe possibly?

<<<You only need a NTSC monitor to check the picture...>>>

All my equipment is NTSC, no problem...

<<<<Did you check the tape path round the a/c head? The tape has to run round the A/C head and pinch roller without wrinkles. (It has to run without wrinkles from beginning to end but for this problem the A/C area is important). Because the CTL and audio head are the same and you have problems with both it is likely a mechanical problem. Are you sure that the position of the A/C head is original? Can you see if someone made an attempt to align the A/C head? And does everything looks clean?>>>>

Machine is very clean...I will check the items you mention and get back to you.

Dave

Vic
Friday 23rd February 2001
4:30 am U.K.

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I will try again, somebody must know the answer.Where can I find the "hour meter fuse" on sony 5800/5850 units. cheers, Vic.

Rein Oosterling
Thursday 22nd February 2001
7:07 pm U.K.

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Because the 5850 is "multiformat" you can use a NTSC tape for alignment. You only need a NTSC monitor to check the picture. And the oscilloscoop for the final alignment. Let's wait to see if you can get an original alignment tape. If not you will have to make recordings on another reliable Umatic VCR because you will be aligning your "project" machine on this tape. And when your recording VCR has a misalignment you will transport this misalignment on to your project machine. That is why I prefer an alignment tape.Did you check the tape path round the a/c head? The tape has to run round the A/C head and pinch roller without wrinkles. (It has to run without wrinkles from beginning to end but for this problem the A/C area is important). Because the CTL and audio head are the same and you have problems with both it is likely a mechanical problem. Are you sure that the position of the A/C head is original? Can you see if someone made an attempt to align the A/C head? And does everything looks clean? Also check the tape guides.One last question: what is Ebay? Rein

Matt
Thursday 22nd February 2001
6:31 pm U.K.

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Just a hunch but what if the CTL section of the head is really marginal? It records enough of a ctl pulse that a 'good' head can read. It reads a good strong ctl pulse from a good machine well enough to track, but just can't 'see' it's own weakened ctl pulses....

DC
Thursday 22nd February 2001
6:10 pm U.K.

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John R and Rein,

""re : Sony 5850 that wont playback the tapes it records : Qu. has the machine developed this 'fault' or has it had it for as long as you have owned it ?""

Have only had it about a month (Used)...plays OK, I noticed this the first time I tried to record with it

""Qu. has the video head drum been replaced in the past ? - check the state of the pcb pad (and solder) to which the head leads are soldered""

Good question, I had discussed with the previous owner before purchasing if the heads were new, he said that he thought they had been replaced once...siteing the "RV" number on the head. I called Sony but no one knew for sure if this "RV" denoted a replacement head or not...the inside of machine is very clean, but the hours meter is peaked though. I am not sure where the PCB pad is, sorry your talking to a relative novice when it comes to the details of these decks, I assume that the presence of solder here means a modification, if you could direct me where to look I could try this.

...""do you have to crank the tracking control to the end stop ?""

It does not track well at the center detent...it has to be adjusted.

""What is the quality of your audio?""

Not real good, Rein - this is the deck that needs a audio head replacement we had discussed previously!

""The alignment tape needs to be a tape with video and audio on it. It has to be video with a CTL puls and lets say 1 KHZ and 10 KHZ audio on both channels. Sony has one with the number: RR5-2SA-PAL. they are expensive""

I have a 1khz tone generator and could record a tape with burst and tone if necessary, there are a couple of NTSC Sony tapes on ebay right now I will try to get the cheapest one, if the bids dont go too high!

ThanksDave

DC
Thursday 22nd February 2001
5:48 pm U.K.

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<<<Hi - just wondering if anyone can help with a part for a JVC CR-6060E >>>

John, As a last resort (because that is an old JVC deck) you might look on eBay for a parts machine, that model sell for cheap & one is bound to come up there sooner or later, and then you will have all the mechanical parts you need, I assume the 6060E is a PAL machine but with the part you need the video standard shouldnt make any difference

Someone correct me if I am wrong on this...

Dave

Mario Klas
Thursday 22nd February 2001
1:15 am U.K.

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For Sale, in mint condition NTSC(Non PAL) VO5600 U-Matic 3/4VCR, with some 20 XBR SONY 60 Minute Cassettes, most never used. If interested email me with your Bid, best offer so far $1 ,200.

Mario Klas
Thursday 22nd February 2001
1:10 am U.K.

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I have For Sale, in mint condition VO5600 U-Matic 3/4 VCR, with some20 XBR SONY 60 Minute Cassettes, most never used. If interested emailme with your Bid, best offer so far $1 ,200

Mike
Wednesday 21st February 2001
7:54 pm U.K.

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Hi All,

A small selection of Sony UMATIC equipment for sale.

Sony RM440 Edit controller, cables. Operation andservice manual. Original box as well! £100

Sony RM500 Remote controls x 2 £20 each

Sony V05630 Low band Player/Recorders x 2 £100 each

Sony VO5850 Edit deck. Ops manuals & full service manual £ 200

Sony UMATIC Head Jig £35

Pyro DV Editing card. Compatible with DV & Digi-8never used still in box £60

All equipment is located in Bristol - UK and is testand collect only.

Email for further details: [email protected]

* No time wasters please :-) *

RF
Wednesday 21st February 2001
7:26 pm U.K.

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I have a philips tv set with a problem. I would like to tune in a preset channel on my tv, but no response. The tv is actuallya few years old and have been for a couple of repairs. What actuallyhappened is that it went in for repairs, but when it came back i could'nt tune in any channels. Now the guy that repaired it told me it is in some kind of mode (motel mode). He also told me that i can release it by pressing a couple of control buttons in front of the tv set.

Could you be so kind to assist me with this problem. I will appreciateit.

Thanks

John
Wednesday 21st February 2001
10:24 am U.K.

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Hi - just wondering if anyone can help with a part for a JVC CR-6060E U-matic machine.

Part required is: PU41155A, Eccentric roller assembly.

The rubber on mine has gone very gooey!

Thanks,

John

Rein Oosterling
Wednesday 21st February 2001
5:37 am U.K.

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I am flabbergasted. I can't think of anything coursing the problem with the 5850 when the drum is not dirty or worn and the CTL part works alright. Did you check the tape path close to the pinch-roller? What is the quality of your audio? Because the CTL and audio play back head is one and the same you should notice also problems with the audio part if it is a tape path problem. And with A/C head I meant the Audio/Control track head. This is one head that writes and reads the audio and CTL pulses. It is the head closest to the capstan. The CTL pulses are written on the upper part of the tape. When the head is dirty the CTL signal on the tape will be weaker than normal and when you want to read these signals with the same dirty head (or worn?) you can run into problems. I must say that I find this unlikely. But have a look at it anyway. About the head hight. I always measure and write down as much as possible. When I make a mistake by turning the wrong screws It is easy to get the position of the head back or close to the right position. So I would say relative to the base it is mounted on. And have a look with a dental mirror how much of the writing part of the head is visable when you play back a tape. Do you understand what I mean with this? I can't find the right English translation. The alignment tape needs to be a tape with video and audio on it. It has to be video with a CTL puls and lets say 1 KHZ and 10 KHZ audio on both channels. Sony has one with the number: RR5-2SA-PAL. they are expensive! If you can't get one there is also another less acurate way of doing it. But first lets see if you can get a tape. Rein

JohnR
Tuesday 20th February 2001
11:41 pm U.K.

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re : Sony 5850 that wont playback the tapes it records :Qu. has the machine developed this 'fault' or has it had it for as long as you have owned it ?Qu. has the video head drum been replaced in the past ? - check the state of the pcb pad (and solder) to which the head leads are soldered.

I seem to recall (in the dim and distant past) that it was possible to instal the head drum on a VO1810 (and later umatics ?) in the wrong orientation relative to the drum 'pulse generator' (PG) magnet and coil and that the result could be strange. The Flashing pix and wavering tracking meter you describe indicate that the video heads are tracing from video tracks ... through the guard band and back to the next track etc. Although the playback of the recordings appears fine on other machines, do you have to crank the tracking control to the end stop ? Finally (and this one needs verification from the manual) to check the orientation of the head drum, I think that the head leads which are black and white were installed near to a 'drilled out' index hole on the hub.

DC
Tuesday 20th February 2001
7:00 pm U.K.

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So has anyone on the forum tried the advice of JOHN WALSH aboveand made $50,000 U.S. in 5wks? I see the success of such an endeavor requires the gullibilty of people to send you the $1

I dont know if I relish the idea of 40,000+ envelopes showing up at my home, and I am sure the Postman would'nt care for it much either!

^____^

DC
Tuesday 20th February 2001
6:41 pm U.K.

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>>>I have a Sony 5850 that wont playback the tapes it records<<<

<<Worn upper drum? The first thing you will notice when a head is almost worn is lack of its recording ability.>>

No, it records fine.

<<<sounds like the you may not be recording CTL pulses>>>

OK - Im not sure I made myself clear here, the suspect 5850 does Record AND if I take a tape Recorded in the suspect 5850 it WILL play in another 5850 or ¾ deck - that same tape will NOT play in the suspect 5850 itself - in other words it WONT play the tapes recorded BY it...the recording is OK the CTL pulses must be correct because it plays in other decks.

I neglected to mentioned that the recording is good, dont think the head is worn or is dirty, but could check it...

<<<Dave is the a/c head clean?>>> Dunno, what where is it, is this the head that write control track pulses?

I dont see why it will not play back the tapes it records, when those recordings are good enough for other decks - maybe I have a feedback loop? Gotta check all my connections again.

<< Before you take the old one out measure the height of the head. Just to make sure that you can mount the new head close to the ideal position>>

Measure height of the head, relative to what...the nearest stationary object? Not sure what you mean.

Thanks to allDave

Rein - There are different kinds of alignment tapes...which kind do I need? what exactly is on this tape that I need, bars? or ??? I have blank tapes, and the flat plate is on the way - email me at [email protected] or the above mailbox and let me know

Rein Oosterling
Tuesday 20th February 2001
5:36 pm U.K.

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Dave is the a/c head clean?

Rein

JohnR
Tuesday 20th February 2001
12:23 pm U.K.

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I omitted to say CAPSTAN SERVO.

JohnR
Tuesday 20th February 2001
12:22 pm U.K.

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Hi jack or is it dave ? : sounds like the you may not be recording CTL pulses OR maybe it's a record servo error. I guess you need to poke around with an oscilloscope. Check that the record CTL pulses (sent to the ACE head) are syncronised to the incoming video's field syncs. Beyond that you'll need a service manual to check around the servo. JER

Rein Oosterling
Tuesday 20th February 2001
5:04 am U.K.

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Hi Dave,Worn upper drum? The first thing you will notice when a head is almost worn is lack of its recording ability.About the replacement of the audio head. Before you take the old one out measure the height of the head. Just to make sure that you can mount the new head close to the ideal position. Did you already get hold of an alignment tape?

Rein

not really jack, its dave
Tuesday 20th February 2001
3:52 am U.K.

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This is weird...??

I have a Sony 5850 that wont playback the tapes it records, it will playback tapes recorded on other decks though, this is very strange and I dont have an explanation for it, when (attempting) to play tapes recorded on it - the servo light blinks, the tracking meter goes nuts and the picture flashes off and on, and breaks-up also.

Who can explain this one??

Dave

Rein Oosterling
Monday 19th February 2001
12:03 pm U.K.

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Dave,

I will get back to you about the audio-head replacement.

Rein

Rein Oosterling
Monday 19th February 2001
12:00 pm U.K.

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I had a closer look at my tapes. I only have one tape that LOOKS different. This is a low-band Scotch tape. Al the other low-band tapes look the same as the SP-tapes. This Scotch low-band cassette has a brown coloured tape instead of the black (dark grey) coloured SP-tapes. I think that the brown coloured tape uses ferro oxide as magnetic layer and the black coloured tape uses chromium dioxid. (I don't know if metal tapes where used for U-matic). I know that the chromium dioxid is harder and will give more head wear. But al my low-band tapes (exept for that one Scotch tape) uses chromium dioxid. Maybe this means that I only have one original low-band tape and all the others are high-band tapes? If this is the case it means that the low-band machines have been aligned on ferro-oxide tapes. So when your using cromium-dioxide tapes on a low-band machine you'r not using the full potential of the tapes because of the different bias-current the two tapes need. And to make it even more complicated I read somewhere that the surface of the SP tapes is more polished. That maybe explains the better noise performance.But I personally am not worried about the head wear. I have been replacing heads on SP machines with 2500 hours on them. I would be surpriced if low-band heads are much different. (I can be wrong!). I prefer the better performance of the SP-tapes.I sure would like to know more about this subject.

Rein

not really jack, its dave
Sunday 18th February 2001
10:19 pm U.K.

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Rein/Matt,

Well I am going to try them out, they are all new tapes and the guy has more if I want them: KSP-S20, and 60's too. The small tapes are "must have" for field work. I dont know a whole lot about tape composition, but I know that Metal tapes are tough on video/audio heads...if the SP werent metal particle I would not think they were any more harmful than a low-band tape. But I could be wrong too?

And Rein...Did you email the audio-head replacement info to my work address only, or have you gotten 'round to that yet? No real rush as I am waiting on the Sony flatness plate to perform the operation. When you do send to this email also if you please!

thanksDave

Matt
Sunday 18th February 2001
12:15 pm U.K.

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Just to add to the confusion I think it was suggested that head wear would increase ...not absolutely sure on this though, maybe need to check the archive. I'm using SP tapes in my old JVC 4400 with slightly improved (less noisy) picture. I take a single playback pass to my NLE system via my VO 7630

Rein Oosterling
Sunday 18th February 2001
4:03 am U.K.

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Jack,

I remember that I read somewhere that when using SP tapes there will be less head wear. That is the only advantage of using SP tapes on a conventional U-matic as far as I know. I also would like to hear more about this subject.

Rein

jack
Sunday 18th February 2001
3:20 am U.K.

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Matt or Rein,

I asked a question that may have gotten buried a while back, I have the opportuity to buy a quanity of KSP-S20, and the question is can I use these (SP) tapes in low-band equipment without harm.

thanksJack

Graham Hall
Friday 16th February 2001
8:13 pm U.K.

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My friend has a VO5850 with a fault-the capstan motor runs correctly to begin with then slows up - just juddering round-he believes it to be a fault on board SY68P-has any one got a scrapper machine for spares please or a good board? Many thanks

DC
Thursday 15th February 2001
6:01 pm U.K.

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Jerry,

Re: RM-440 - Better FORMATTING - we could use HTML here..hint ^___^

Its very simple to operate, hook up the cables, set the frame swich to 30 (NTSC), preroll preference, and use the operation buttons for Source/Editor like you would on the decks.

Use the search knobs to locate your edit points and then enter them push in/entry at the same time (follow the lines).

<Assemble> - record Video and Audio with new CTL, only use on blank tape or you will destroy any previously recorded material!

<Insert> - Inserts Video or Audio 1/2 without disturbing the Control track, most used in Editing.

<Trim>- go to the next frame forward (+) or back (-)

<Auto Edit> - performs the edit

<End>- stops the edit

<Preview> - shows you the edit without performing it

<Review> - show you the edit you just did

Return/Jump - returns you to the last edit point

If you think you really need a manual try eBay #1214286347

Hope this helpsJack

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DC
Thursday 15th February 2001
5:58 pm U.K.

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Jerry,

Re: RM-440

Its very simple to operate, hook up the cables, set the frame swich to 30 (NTSC), preroll preference, and use the operation buttons for Source/Editor like you would on the decks. Use the search knobs to locate your edit points and then enter them push in/entry at the same time (follow the lines).<Assemble> - record Video and Audio with new CTL, only use on blank tape or you will destroy any previously recorded material!<Insert> - Inserts Video or Audio 1/2 without disturbing the Control track, most used in Editing.<Trim>- go to the next frame forward (+) or back (-)<Auto Edit> - performs the edit<End>- stops the edit<Preview> - shows you the edit without performing it<Review> - show you the edit you just didReturn/Jump - returns you to the last edit point

If you think you really need a manual try eBay #1214286347

Hope this helpsJack

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Joe
Thursday 15th February 2001
1:24 pm U.K.

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DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN SELL DIGI BETAS - SONY AND FUJI. THEY ARE ALL BOXED, BRAND NEW AND OF VARIOUS DURATIONS. CHEERS

john
Thursday 15th February 2001
11:43 am U.K.

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Hello,I just bought some new stuff for my edit room, so I am looking for the manuals(or good copy) for the RM-450 and the VO-7630.

Is there in the Netherlands a good NTSC machine(lowband) fore sale !

My location is amsterdam, Netherlands.please contact me on my e-mail:[email protected]

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Thursday 15th February 2001
3:25 am U.K.

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Would anyone have a manual for a RM-440 Auto. Editing Control Unit. I have inherited a church television ministry with a couple of VO-5850 's and a RM-440. I have manuals for the 5850's, but not the 440. A copy would be fine if legible. If available, please contact me. TIA. Jerry

DC
Wednesday 14th February 2001
9:17 pm U.K.

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Rein, I sent you a mail from work - working on getting the needed stuff for the audio-head. have half of it now.

Vic
Wednesday 14th February 2001
5:11 am U.K.

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Hi guys, can somebody out there please tell me where to find the hour usagecounter fuse on sony v05800/5850 units.cheers, Vic [email protected]

matt
Tuesday 13th February 2001
6:28 pm U.K.

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Wrong forum Brona but......

the answer is maybe; It depends on the power supply in the case he she uses. Most that I've seen switch between 120V (US) and 220 240V some don't even need a swich changing (check!) Worst case scenario is that you bring the box over and have to buy a new PSU for it ...£30UK-ish won't be much different in Ireland.

If they know enough to build a computer they _should_ know enough to tell what the power supply they're using is!

Brona
Tuesday 13th February 2001
6:16 pm U.K.

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hey lads just wanted to know anyone over there in the usa would know the difference between the electric currents as a friend of mine was going to make a computer from scratch over there, if they continued with this project would the computer work here in Ireland. would appreciate an answer, thanks a million wishing you a fine peaceful day, catch you later, slan,Brona

Dana Neibert
Tuesday 13th February 2001
3:51 pm U.K.

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Does anyone know the difference between a Sony VO-5800 and a Sony VO-5800H? Someone once told me the H stands for hospital use. But does that mean a regular 3/4 can't be viewed on the 5800H? Do the two machines record and play at the same frequencies? Thanks for any replies.

Rein Oosterling
Tuesday 13th February 2001
8:07 am U.K.

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Hi Jack,

Here I am back again after a hard days work.I said that replacing the audio head is something you can do yourself.When I started to put down the explanation on paper I realised that it is probably wise to leave it to a pro. If you still want to go through with it I can guide you step by step. You do need:1: Alignment tape2: Flatness plate3: Oscilloscoop4: Dental mirrorBefore we go further I would like to know if you still want to go through with it.

Rein

Walter Steenvoorden
Tuesday 13th February 2001
7:14 am U.K.

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Get loaded via Internet, go offline : -) Ha Ha Ha .. They only of getting loaded is worked 9 to something, filled with caffiene behind video gear. Or sleep with recordlabel executive, call yourself spice and start a girl band..... and numerious others...

matt
Monday 12th February 2001
11:12 pm U.K.

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They showed that Episode of "The Simpsons" tonight where Homer gets an auto dialler and tries to convince folk to send him $1 in return for instant happines.... Of course nobody would REALLY be stupid enough to come up with a scheme like that, would they <G>

JOHN WALSH
Monday 12th February 2001
10:05 pm U.K.

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Joe Schuch
Monday 12th February 2001
7:55 pm U.K.

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I'm looking for the pinouts for the 33-pin control port on a Sony VO-5800 Umatic Deck. Can anyone help?

Rein Oosterling
Monday 12th February 2001
5:22 pm U.K.

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You can do it yourself. To get it perfect you need an alignment tape.I will get back to you later.

Rein

dc
Monday 12th February 2001
12:46 pm U.K.

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Matt,

Well good for you!! I am glad you recognize the virtue of Feet and Inches - I even like Yards and Miles, and I still have an Automobile that does'nt have Km on the speedometer!

Jack

dc
Monday 12th February 2001
12:41 pm U.K.

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Rein,

Yessir, we do have the advantage of 30 - (or 29.whatever it is) fps.I am not surprised that digital TV is coming up against these problems but I also imagine that someday in the future when all video is digital that these problems will be easily overcome because the systems will be software-driven.

But in the meantime we still have these machines. Which brings me to a question: I need to replace a audio head on a VO-5850, is this a job that will require pro-service or something you might be able to walk me through?? I dont have any special jigs or whatnot but if you could tell me what I would need I might be able to find it.

ThanksJack

jack
Monday 12th February 2001
5:56 am U.K.

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Tape question: I didnt see this addressed on the Tape page, but can SP tapes - KSP series be used in lo-band decks, without harming the heads or anything. Just wanted to make sure, before I bought any of these to use with series 5 machines.

Jack

Rein Oosterling
Sunday 11th February 2001
7:01 pm U.K.

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Hi Jack,

I was just kidding too. I can see some advantages of NTSC and 60 Hz. 60 Hz is obvious. Less flicker. NTSC is less complicated.I am also having problems with the NTSC/PAL story. My Panasonic edit controller was originally like a lot of video gear designed for NTSC. Unfortunately when Panasonic made the PAL version of this controller they forgot? to change the 4 field sequence needed for NTSC to an 8 field sequence needed for Pal. So now I need to edit with a timecode/colour framing monitor. (By the way the BVU-950 also works with a 4-field sequence when you use the local editting option).Did you know that the same standardisation problems are happening right now with digital television?

Rein

Matt
Sunday 11th February 2001
6:32 pm U.K.

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Well of course there's no reason (no logical reason that is) why we shouldn't by now be heading for some new universal standard....

...As for the metric system being 'ours'??? I work in Feet, inches and millimetres! We've only _just_ got used to decimal currency up here <g>

dc
Sunday 11th February 2001
5:08 pm U.K.

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Rein,

Oh, come now...

You know I was just joshing...I would that the whole world was on a PAL standard, or something similar, its silly that we are still using NTSC over here one hand, but on the other you just cant change things overnight and tell people, OK throw all your TeeVees, VCRs etc in the rubbish and buy new ones. From your posts you seem to know more about this subject than I do, I thank for your insights.

Rein Oosterling
Sunday 11th February 2001
9:16 am U.K.

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60 Hz is fine with me. But can we keep PAL?

Rein

dc
Saturday 10th February 2001
10:39 pm U.K.

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Matt,

Rats!

I hate it when my logic is flawed, but thats life! How will we ever have a New World Order with all these different video standards?Global warming pales in comparision to this problem of tremendous Magnitude, where is the outrage?? Maybe that bloke, Kofi Annan should look into getting this all straightened-out, what say? You all can switch to 60hz mains since weAmericans took on your Metric system - sounds good to me!

DC

Clive
Friday 9th February 2001
12:32 pm U.K.

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hi,has anyone here ever bought some second hand Umatic kit from a guy named "Tahi Daneshvar"? he might go by the name Nilufar too.

Please let me know!

Rein Oosterling
Thursday 8th February 2001
8:03 pm U.K.

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Hi Kitttu,

Without a dial I don't know how to get into the menu. Is the capstan motor rotating?When the tape starts treading does the drum motor starts rotating at the same time?If that is the case, check the supply voltages. But be carefull. It is an expensive and powerfull supply! Know what your doing.

Rein

Cal Sawyer
Thursday 8th February 2001
3:47 pm U.K.

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HELP!

Deperately needed: Service Manual for Panasonic AG-6810S PAL VHS industrial dubber (sorry for the OT post, beta and u-people :))

Factory manual or good photocopy are all fine. RSVP?

- cal

Cal Sawyer
Thursday 8th February 2001
3:47 pm U.K.

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HELP!

Deperately needed: Service Manual for Panasonic AG-6810S PAL VHS industrial dubber (sorry, beta-folks :))

Factory manual or good photocopy are all fine. RSVP?

- cal

kitttu
Thursday 8th February 2001
11:22 am U.K.

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Hello Mr. Reinregarding menu of bvu 950. .. I don't have user mannual.. but definatly it is a dial menu so it is userfriendly like 9800... Unfortunately vtr doesn't have dial ..removed notknown for what as they were using by remote..so cannot enter in menu without dial.. That is why I can see only primary status.. error 2 or 1... What next?#A

Rein Oosterling
Thursday 8th February 2001
5:07 am U.K.

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Hi Kitttu,

As far as I know a multysystem professional VCR does not transfer NTSC to PAL or the other way around. I don't have any experience on that subject. So maybe there is someone else who can answer that question?Lets go back to the BVU-950. Lets do it step by step. Do you have a users manual and do you know how to get into the menu? Do you realise that in order to see the menu on your monitor, you need to input a video signal? You also are able to see error codes on the display of the BVU. But then again you need do get into the menu first.Without a users manual it will be a bit of a struggle.

Rein

kitttu
Wednesday 7th February 2001
11:54 am U.K.

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Hello Mr Rein,back to bvu 950. .. Still not able to understand as vtr doesn't have it's dial(missing:})I couldn't check the suberror for the same..Can you give some hint?Well NTSC PAL totally diff.. Can you tell me when we use multisystem vtr say betacam or digi...When you switch the sys to ntsc do we get the outputs in ntsc form or pal form.?.. I mean for countries of pal system when there is a need to transfer of ntsc to beta..& one has one pal recorder & multisystem(pal/ntsc)player.. & if doesn't have ntsc to pal convertor is it possible? Are there such models in pal which can play ntsc cassetes & give pal outputs ?#A

Rein Oosterling
Tuesday 6th February 2001
10:24 pm U.K.

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I agree with Matt. I would like to ad that not only the line and frame frequencies are different but also the chrominance subcarrier frequency is 3.579 MHZ instead of the PAL B frequency of 4.433 MHZ.PAL M comes close to the NTSC chrominance subcarrier frequency (NTSC:3.579545 MHZ, PAL M:3.5761149 MHZ)and the frame and line frequencies are the same. But the difference of 3.4 KHZ in the two frequencies means it is not compatible. And it is very unlikely that you have a PAL M SEG.

Rein

Matt
Tuesday 6th February 2001
7:57 pm U.K.

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>>Is blackburst (as generated by a SEG) the same in PAL and NTSC?

No; not only that line and field frequencies are different

>>>Also, can a PAL SEG be used with NTSC cameras if you used a separate NTSC Burst Generator to Genlock the cams, run video outs to the PAL SEG?<<<

No reason why it would. The SEG isn't a passive device and will have ALL it's internal circuitry designed to deal with a PAL signal

>>>It seems to me that if the PAL SEG burst was incompatable with >>>NTSC cams, then if you used NTSC burst that the rest of the >>>circuity in the PAL SEG would not be Video standard limited and >>>operate in NTSC...

I'm afrain your logic here is flawed; ANY piece of video kit must be viewed as a complete system in it's own right designed for a specific purpose. Some kit may be switchable but that's a different kettle of fish.

DC
Tuesday 6th February 2001
1:53 pm U.K.

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<<<The Blackburst on NTSC is different from PAL. >>>

I thought this would be the case, Walter. But still wondering if a Mixer/SEG produced to run with PAL systems would work using NTSC sync/blackburst instead of the PAL black generated by the mixer itself

I may not know if this works until I actually try it, but if anyone knows more about this...post it.

Walter Steenvoorden
Tuesday 6th February 2001
7:31 am U.K.

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The Blackburst on NTSC is different from PAL. The NTSC signal is composed different from PAL. Blackburst is mostly used to black tapes, adjust equipment and other stuff. Since the dynamics of the colorsignal of NTSC is way less then used by PAL, even when converted to PAL, it is not half as good as a black signal from a PAL blackburst generator. Black NTSC looks black on a PAL monitor, but when you see it on a waveform monitor, the difference is seen easily

dc
Tuesday 6th February 2001
5:58 am U.K.

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Anyone in the UK...or knows about Video standards compatabilty...

Is blackburst (as generated by a SEG) the same in PAL and NTSC?

Also, can a PAL SEG be used with NTSC cameras if you used a separateNTSC Burst Generator to Genlock the cams, run video outs to the PAL SEG?

It seems to me that if the PAL SEG burst was incompatable with NTSC cams, then if you used NTSC burst that the rest of the circuity in the PAL SEG would not be Video standard limited and operate in NTSC...

Right or Wrong...??

Walter?? Rein?? Anyone??

thanks!

Alex Lerault
Tuesday 6th February 2001
5:31 am U.K.

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I would like to know what is the difference between the SONY VP-7000 andVP-7020 U-matic NTSC players.

I got both models as part of a lot auction and in appearence, they areidentical with same controls.

I also inserted a U-matic SP tape recorded in SP into the VP-7020 low-bandUmatic and it played! Hmmm. Do they also play U-matic SP these conventional players? If yes, at SP resoution and specs or its a "quasi U-matic SP playback" playing SP at conventional U-matic specs?

kitttu
Monday 5th February 2001
7:02 am U.K.

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Hello Mr Rein,Thanks for the support.I haven't checked subcode on monitor...well I wasn't aware also ..that it shows subcode.. I tried changing worm wheel pully ^ threading belt.. & both reel motors... In vain..It lkeeps on showing these three messeges randomly. Also even if I remove sensors board for reel tables it doesn't show any change..I will try to read subcode n tell u Thanks#A

Rein Oosterling
Saturday 3rd February 2001
8:22 pm U.K.

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Hi Kitttu,

There are more possibilities. Can you be more specific?Did you see your error codes in menu item 201?Did you see them on the monitor screen?Or on the display of the BVU?

Rein

Rein Oosterling
Saturday 3rd February 2001
8:06 pm U.K.

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Hi Kitttu,Error 01: REEL STOP.Suberror 1: Entering the FR STOP mode from threading exceeds the prescribed time (seven seconds). Error 20: system error. Did you check the threading motor and belt?

Rein

Rein Oosterling
Saturday 3rd February 2001
7:53 pm U.K.

oosterli@contact.net.nz

Hi Andie,

Are you stil looking for the manuals for a VO-9800 and BVU-950? I have them both. Do you realise that the manuals are large? Especially the BVU-950 manual. I think it wil be expensive to copy them. (I know, not as expensive as new ones). If you like, I can go to a photocopier to ask for a quote. It took me a few hours to copy the BVU-950 manual. Maybe that gives you an idea about the size of the manual. Maybe you only need a part of the manual?

Rein

kitttu
Saturday 3rd February 2001
2:04 pm U.K.

kitttu@yahoo.com

Hi all,I am facing problem with bvu950p.. It is not at all loading completely.Keeps on giving errors 01,01 or 20..I tried changes both reel motors but in vain.. can anyone help me as I do not have the mannual /ext board for the samethanks#kitttu

Alain Mercier
Friday 2nd February 2001
7:49 pm U.K.

interco@videotron.ca

Studio for sale ????

7 SONY BVW-10 MAG BÉTACAM 500.00/Ea1 SONY BVW-20 MAG BÉTACAM 500.00/Ea1 SONY BVW-21 MAG BÉTACAM 600.00/Ea3 SONY BVW-25 MAG BÉTACAM 650.00/Ea3 SONY BVP-360 CAMÉRA 500.00/Ea1 CANON Lense J20X8,5BIE CALL2 FUJINON lense A14X8 1000.00/Ea7 SONY CCU-360 CCU 400.00/Ea3 SONY APR-5003 AUDIO 1/4" 500.00/Ea3 SONY RM-5010 RÉMOTE 200. 00/Ea10 SONY VO-5600 MAG 3/4" 200. 00/Ea1 SONY VO-5800 MAG 3/4" 600.00/Ea2 SONY VP-7000 MAG 3/4" 400.00/Ea3 SONY BVU-800 MAG 3/4" 700.00/Ea2 SONY BVU-820 MAG 3/4" 800. 00/Ea1 SONY BVU-850 MAG 3/4" 500.00/Ea6 SONIFEX MICRO-HSX Call1 SONY remote RCP 3631,for BVP360 500.00/Ea1 SONY remote RCP 3620,for BVP360 500.00/Ea

Price for all : 7500.00$ USD

If interested E-Mail me back

Best regards

ALAIN MERCIERINTERCONNEXION GROUP

Mike
Friday 2nd February 2001
6:49 pm U.K.

mike_g7gtn@btinternet.com

Hi All,

A small selection of Sony Low band UMATIC equipment for sale.

Sony RM440 Edit controller, cables (33 pin) Operations and full service manual. Original box as well! £100

Sony RM500 Remote controls x 2 £25 each

Sony V05630 Low band Player/Recorders x 2 £120 each

Sony VO5850 Edit deck. Ops manuals & full service manual Best offer please.

Sony VO2630 Lowband player - top loader £10

Sony UMATIC Head Jig £40

Pyro DV Editing card. Compatible with DV & Digi-8never used still in box. Included Mediastudio version 4.0se. Should also be compatible with Adobe Premiere version 6.0 £60

All equipment is located in Bristol - Southwest UK and is testand collect only. Not able to make any arrangements as to delivery sorry :-(

For@a TG160 Title generators, one with Manual £10, without £5

Need to clear by the end of March 2001

Email for more details: Mike_g7gtn@btinternet.com

kitttu
Friday 2nd February 2001
2:47 pm U.K.

kitttu@yahoo.com

can anyone tell me .. which are the sites that gives online support for fixing the problems in all pal vtrs?Either online or archive..betacam sp,umatic..not betacamsxthaanks

Andie Wilkes
Thursday 1st February 2001
11:25 am U.K.

andiewilkes@yahoo.com

Hi everyone!I have recently obtained some used kit and am now looking for manuals for the following:-Sony VO-9800P, Sony BVU-950P and For.A VPS-500P video production system. Copies wil do fine and I am willing to pay all expenses.

Thanks for looking

Rein Oosterling
Thursday 1st February 2001
4:52 am U.K.

oosterli@contact.net.nz

Hi Mike,

I am looking for a manual for the GML 2002. Do you know where I can buy one? Is your email address correct?

Regards,

Rein

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