Sanyo 1978
Betamax VTC-9300

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Video recording system
Rotary two-head helical scanning
Video Signal
CCIR standards, PAL colour
Aerial input
75-ohm, asymmetrical aerial socket
Channel coverage
UHF: Western European channels
E21 - E68
RF output signal
UHF channels E30 to E39 (variable)
75 ohms, unbalanced


Horizontal resolution
270 lines
Video S/N
Better than 43dB
Audio frequency response
50Hz to 8,000Hz
Audio S/N
Better than 40dB

Inputs and outputs

Video input
VIDEO IN:BNC connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75 ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Video output
VIDEO OUT:BNC connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75Ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Audio inputs
AUDIO IN: phono jack
100 kilohms, -10 dBs
(0 d Bs = 0.775 V rms)
Microphone: Mini jack
-60dBs, suitable for microphones
with 600 ohm impedance
Audio outputs
AUDIO OUT: Phono jack
Load impedance less than 10 kilohms
-10 dBs with 100 kilohms load, unbalanced

Tape transport

Tape speed
18.73 mm/sec.
Maximum recording time
2 hours 10 min. (with Sony L-500 cassette)
3 hours 15 min. (with L-750)
Fast forward/rewind time
Within 3 1/2 min. (with L-500)


Synchronized with power
supply frequency
Time indication
24-hour cycle
Timer setting Only for recording


Power requirements
240v AC, 50 Hz
Power consumption
Approx. 522 x 189 x 394 mm (w/h/d)
(20 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches)
including projecting parts and controls
Approx. 19.2 kg (42 lbs 5 oz) net