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The quick fault solution system has hopefully now been fixed, so fixing tips can be added to each model again.
Sunday 22nd January 2017
11:57 pm U.K.
ps- the small size tapes I found are marked Sony BCT-90GL BETACAM
will this work in my BVW-40
sorry I forgot to post that question first time.
Sunday 22nd January 2017
11:35 pm U.K.
hello all. very nice informative site you have here. hope it's ok to post ?
I've been into analog tape for 40 years. lately I'm buying old gear just to hear it.
the Betamax and Betacam format peaked my interest. I lucked into a Betamax w/stereo processor for only $20 USD.
my next experiment will be the early Betacam, the analog machines that use oxide tape, (not the SP and later format).
I know these early Betacam machines accept the standard small analog cassette with 30 minutes play time.
my question is, will a Betacam BVW-40 also accept a 12" large cassette ??
reason being I have found a small quantity of 12" tapes I'd like to try.
if anyone has one of these machines, could you post a reply ?
or, measure the depth and width of the tape well, and advise if it's configured to accept the large tape 90min.
thank all in advance, take care
Thursday 15th December 2016
10:43 pm U.K.
Error code 01 means that there is tape slack and the machine went into tape protection.
Clean the whole threading path and make sure it can complete the cycle.
Wednesday 14th December 2016
4:06 pm U.K.
Is there anyone who knows what Error code 01 means on an Ampex CVR-75 (= Sony BVW-75 )? And what to do?
Monday 14th November 2016
9:04 am U.K.
I have the following up for sale: 1 AMPEX BETACAM SP CVR-75 Pal Recorder/player, in good working condition, and cosmetically great. With 2 Digital outputs besides all the others, composite, component etc. Bids accepted over 475 GBP.
1 THOMSON TTV-6575 BETACAM SP Pal Recorder/player, in good working condition. With 2 Digital Outputs besides all the others, composite, component etc. Bids accepted over 475 GBP.
1 SONY UVW-1600P, working condition, cosmetically good. Bids over 225 GBP accepted.
Thursday 29th September 2016
2:50 pm U.K.
I'm currently looking to buy a Betacam cleaner - something along the lines of a RTI 4100 tape cleaner.
Does any one know of anything available.
Monday 15th August 2016
4:16 pm U.K.
Hello, I have the SONY BVW-35P, is normal that in search and in pause change to B/W?
This happen with oxide and metal tapes recorded with this VCR and with metal tapes recorded with other VCR
Saturday 30th July 2016
6:59 pm U.K.
Tuesday 12th July 2016
7:01 pm U.K.
I saw betacam large tapes in oxide version
Exist some video that record large oxide tapes?
Wednesday 1st June 2016
11:22 pm U.K.
It is a familiar problem with the PVW-2800 powersupply. It can be a number of things so it is best to find someone near you to have a look at it.
They are getting to that age, I have a few with the same problem.
Tuesday 31st May 2016
1:02 pm U.K.
oh yes, I forgot to mention my e-mail address in case you know a solution to my question underneath. It is; [email protected]
Tuesday 31st May 2016
11:26 am U.K.
Me and a fellow artist want to "refurbish" an old Betacam SP shot documentary on sung poetry in the Pamir mountains, which is the eastern part of Tajikistan (Central Asia, former Soviet Union). We began the project in 1993 and somewhere in 1995 a programme was ready. Somehow, we always were unhappy about certain parts of the film, so now we decided to act in our private time, before it is too late, tape-wise.
Because there is no budget we found some generous people who gave us a PVW-2800P and an AJA-io to be able to digitize the approx. 45 tapes into Final Cut Pro.
Now, this is what happened; Although the Betacam Deck worked like a charm before it somehow broke down on me yesterday, after connecting it to the AJA. The AJA was connected via firewire with the Imac and and both put on. The 2800P was NOT powered on when I connected one of the component wires from the AJA to one of the out-sockets of the 2800P. To see whether there was some visuals I put the 2800P on, but the only thing that happened was a quick lit on of the VU meters, a short movement of the video-drum and a ''click'' in the power area of the machine. It does that ever since, unfortunately, also when I disconnect it from the AJA. So, it is not completely dead, but gives only a very short bumb of "life"...
I suggest that something happened with static electricity or something of the like. All machines were earthed though via the electricity socket. Since I would like to get it to work again I wonder what could have happened and also what I could do to solve it.
I hope someone of you has this understanding of Beta-tech and could help in any kind of way. My gratitude will be everlasting! :-)
Friday 8th April 2016
5:30 pm U.K.
Hello peeps, trying to source a Sony DC-L1 adaptor. Any clue where I can find one ??? Thanks
Sunday 13th March 2016
8:22 pm U.K.
Wanted,cleaning tape please,heads are difficult to clean.nr oxford,uk
Sunday 13th March 2016
8:20 pm U.K.
to kate,what is wrong with tape,is it jammed?
Saturday 12th March 2016
10:14 pm U.K.
Try these people:
They are in Burbank and specialise in 'difficult' tapes.
Thursday 10th March 2016
10:14 pm U.K.
Hi. I have a keeper reel of my work from the late 90's on a Maxell Professional Betacam tape. I sent it, along with other cassettes of work, to a company to dub onto a dvd. They completed all of them except the one tape that had my last bit of network stuff -- some of my latest and best work. The cassette APPEARS pristine. Apparently, it woudln't work. As I said, it looks perfect and the tape has been sitting in a box since the late 90's. The other ones all worked.
Any thoughts where I could get this tape fixed and dubbed? Or fixed and dubbed somewhere else? I'm in the U.S. The tape is from CBS News originally. Thanks. K
Wednesday 2nd March 2016
9:19 am U.K.
It's the plate at the bottom of the camera, in between the shoulder pad and rear connections plugs.
Monday 29th February 2016
1:40 pm U.K.
The short answer to that is no... These are now very much 'vintage' cameras and as such obsolete. Parts would need to be obtained from a scrap unit.
By 'back panel' - you surely son't mean the connector panel?
Friday 26th February 2016
7:56 am U.K.
Hi peeps, I have recently purchased a Sony UVW-100 eng camera. When it arrived, it was missing the bottom back panel, it's right next to the shoulder pad.
Is there a site that supplies parts for these cameras?
Saturday 20th February 2016
9:30 pm U.K.
In response to the post below:
The old style hours meters will need to be completely replaced when the battery runs out.
But you have to ask yourself why you would bother unless you are fitting new heads?
The main purpose is to monitor headlife in a professional environment so that machines can be serviced before breaking down.
I have more BVW-75P 's than I care to count an none of them have working hours meters, they are still working absolutely fine.
Hope that helps,
I have a sony BVW 75P and its working fine but the hours meter isn't displaying (due to age of back up battery I think)
Can anyone tell me if its possible to replace the battery supplying the hours meter and if so where it is located.
I have the sony service manual but its very skimpy on this and simply says replace meter/battery so
do you have to replace the whole meter unit or is there a battery on one of the boards?
Any help would be very appreciated
Sunday 7th February 2016
5:43 pm U.K.
Sadly I live in the United Kingdom.
I'm finding stuff on eBay, but not a lot :(
Sunday 7th February 2016
1:47 am U.K.
require bottom board for dnw-a75p,and all the boards for a dnw a100p,also a dsr-dr1000ap
disk recorder,DV CAM MODEL.
Sunday 7th February 2016
1:35 am U.K.
require a cleaning tape for dvw 500p
Thursday 21st January 2016
9:51 pm U.K.
Generally speaking you'll find all what you are looking on Ebay.
It doesn't show where you live, I have a charger and batteries I could sell but am based in Sydney, postage probably prohibitive.
Wednesday 20th January 2016
1:12 pm U.K.
Just purchased two Betacam SP format cameras
1 Sony DXC 537 with a PVV1 backend
2 Sony UVW 100
Can you advise me of where to find Batteries, rain covers and viewfinders.
Sunday 10th January 2016
4:39 pm U.K.
The Betacam chatpage is back, unfortunately recent posts have been lost.
Sunday 17th October 2010
10:02 am U.K.
Link below corrupted, please see this one
Sunday 17th October 2010
9:56 am U.K.
Waveform vector monitor £295
Location: Greater London - Chingford E4
Description: Electronic Visuals EV-4151 Waveform / Vector Monitor in good condition, sharp beams and no burns on screen. Mains lead included.
The EV 4151 is a 6 input waveform monitor which is intended for use in TV and video systems where analogue component signals are present.
The inputs are arranged in two groups of 3 component signals though either may be used for composite signals as required.
Component signals may be RGB, Y (B-Y) (R-Y), etc... and the unit is compatible with both 625/50 and 525/60 systems.
Relative amplitude, timing and signal linearity can be easily established using readily available test signals, eg. colour bars, bowtie, staircase.
For full spec see here;
Sunday 17th October 2010
8:08 am U.K.
Price is 1400 euro
Sunday 17th October 2010
8:06 am U.K.
Hello,I am selling top class betacam camcorder. Its Sony Bvw– d600p camcorder with a lot of extras. I am third owner of this kit. And as previous owners mainained it very clean and safe I took good care of it as well. This camera was used to shoot in green screen studio. Technical specifications of this camera you can get here:
The previous owner made general maintenance and changed everything. And now camera‘s counter shows such hours:
A – 314 hrB – 157 hrC – 382 hr
If you have any doubts about camcorder, you must send me a question and I will try to answer it as soon as possible.
As I mentioned above camera comes with a lot of extras. It has two pag chargers. Pag micromaster and Pag Quasar, former is fully automatic charger with power output for camera, cable also is included. Cable is made by me ant not original, but as I worked in studio, I always used this power option to get rid off batteries. Batteries is also included two Paglok Superpacks which are old and not really usable( holds ten minutes or less) and one Paglok L95 battery which is used but holds very good. It also provides information about itself on digital screen. You will know how much it is charged, and then working it also show how long it will last. Next item is Portabrace shoulder case model sc-d600 you can find it on Portabrace webpage. With camera also comes books: Camera operation manual, and two volumes of service manual, so you will be completely equiped with all technical information you will ever need. I provide 4 new Maxel 30minutes length tapes and 26pin ccz cable to output component video. I used it to capture video in real time and didnt use recorder. Cable also is not original and made by me, so no warranty, but it is working perfectly. Everything will be packed in original flight case to ensure maximum safety of the camera. Flight case one side is a little rusty, but still looks and locks good.
Next Item is Chrozsiel mattebox and filter kit. Mattebox holds two filters, one rotating, one fixed. It is one from famous Chrozsiel matteboxes with adjustable trap. There is one French flap. Camera base is included and everything is packed in nice case. There are filters included:
Tiffen:Black pro – mist ½Black pro – mist 2Black pro – mist ¼Black pro – mist 1Coral ¼81 EF.
Lee filters:81D81BResin PolarSky blue 1 Grad softSky blue 2 Grad softSunset 1Sunset 2.3ND grad soft.6ND grad softCoral 1 grad soft
Everything is used but in top condition.Here is a list that you get:Camcorder( Fujinon lens, microphone with wind cover, battery adaptor for Pag batteries( original battery mount not included), memory card.Porta brace shoulder coverPag micromaster chargerPag Quasar chargerOne power cable for chargerTwo Pag superpack batteriesOne Pag L95 batteryOperational manualService manual volume 1Service manual volume 2Chroziel mattebox with camera mount16 Filters4 new maxel b-30m tapesCCz 26 pin to component video cablePower cable to feed power from quasar charger to camcorderFlight case for camcorderCase for mattebox
The package is heavy one
Tuesday 12th October 2010
4:33 pm U.K.
Seekinj for a BVW-35p as for parts. Please, only offers from the South-Germany area!
Tuesday 5th October 2010
2:49 pm U.K.
I have a number of machines that I am interested in selling if anyone is interested.
Sony UVW 1600P @ £300.00 GBP
Sony BVW 75P £2,000.00 GBP
Sony PVW 2800P @£ 1,750.00 GBP,
Please let me know if you are interested in any of the above machines.
Call Chris on 01932 240305 or you can email me at [email protected]
Look forward to hearing from you.
Tuesday 28th September 2010
2:03 pm U.K.
I don't see a digital PAL page, so I'll try here.
Sony DSR 11. DVCam Recorder/Player deck.
I bought this new from Prestons in 2005. Its never been loaned or hired out.
Operation hours: 9. Drum hours: 4. THAT'S RIGHT, 4!Tape: 3.Thread: 18.
The original Sony PSU is here, remote, manual, fire wire,it's all here here, except the little tray Sony give you to stand it on its end in, why, I don't know,plus a box of 10 new tapes. It uses large or small tapes etc.I can deliver to your nearest main line railway station, oryou can collect from WF15 area. A snip at £400.00 This is a test, cash and collect deal, or I can deliver. NO P+P!! Email for more details or call 07722949935 or 01274864826Regards, John.
Jan Arne Austad
Wednesday 25th August 2010
2:27 pm U.K.
I have problems with a SONY PVW-2650P. Getting errors 01, 02 and 03 for intermittable...and for now only error 05. Some tips?
Does somebody have the service/repair manual in pdf or something for this player?
Thanx in advance!
Wednesday 11th August 2010
3:10 pm U.K.
SONY DNW A100P Betacam SX.
I am looking for a replacement cassette compartment for this machine.If anyone has one for sale please advise. Regards, John.
Thursday 5th August 2010
7:00 pm U.K.
Hello All. I am having a problem with my Betacam Sp uvw-1600, alot like the 1800. I am getting the error code 08-032, which says The abnormal drum speed error is not solved. Is there anything I can do to fix this? Anything I can try? I'm desperately neding to reslove this or at least try everything possible. I know this is a far out cry, I'm thinking the heads are done, but I want to be sure. Thanks in advance for your time and consideration.
Tuesday 27th July 2010
11:22 am U.K.
We provide low cost high quality video tape digitization and metdata addition services. Just send us your tapes and we will send back digital video files as per your needs that you can publish on web or mobile platforms. We will bundle our eLibrary manager, MediaBaron for anyone with 100+ hours of inventory. Check us out at www.movicotech.com .
Friday 9th July 2010
9:39 am U.K.
About twenty Betacam tapes (as new) going down skip this weekend unless somebody wants them. London area E4
Tuesday 29th June 2010
11:50 am U.K.
I don't see a DVCam chat page, so I hope this is ok.
Sony DSR 11 DVCam Recorder/Player deck. New Condition.Mileage as follows: Operation 9 X 10 hrs. Drum run 4 X 10 hrs. Tape run 3 X 10 hrs. Threading 18 X 10 hrs.User manual, Service manual, cables, original PSU.Some blemishes, but no dents, digs, or gouges. Fronthinges and panel still intact. I can't find the tray thingSony give you to stand it on/in. Lots of extra goodies included.
This is strictly a cash deal. Buyer tests, collects and pays. Huddersfield area. A bargain @ £500.00. Email me for more info.Regards, John.
Friday 25th June 2010
4:33 pm U.K.
Used Sony DVW A500P, 1380 drum hours: £6500.00
Please call or email for more info
Friday 18th June 2010
1:37 am U.K.
Hey, I'm having trouble with my Betacam UVW-100p. While getting shots on a bus my camera guy turned quickly and stupidly broke off the battery pack at the back, all the clips and threads were broken. He set me up a make shift system using leads. It worked for a short while but has since stopped. I'm afraid he may have reversed polarities. Is anyone aware if this model has a shut off for such an occurrence or are the entire circuits in the camera fried.
Friday 28th May 2010
8:33 pm U.K.
Hello, i am looking for a couple of DIGITAL S tapes for the JVC D9 format.Please let me know if you have any going cheap.Thanks
Monday 24th May 2010
10:23 am U.K.
Tapes as new in cases SP30 and SP60(about 20 in all) London area £15 the lot.
Tuesday 18th May 2010
11:19 am U.K.
Looking for a used DNW-28P or DNW-25P (or NTSC equiv ) at a sensible price ( 1000 Euro or less ). Please email me if you are selling such a unit. Thanks.
Monday 3rd May 2010
2:42 pm U.K.
The Michael Sellman box adds AFM audio channels 3 & 4, which were never a feature on the UVW and PVW series. The box contains an AFM-1 card (used in the BVW-75P ) and necessary cabling to the vtr, to pick up the chroma head rf, and to the modultor for record. I dont think the vtr itself requires much modification, and i believe some people used to remove the bolt on boxes, as it made the machine look ugly!Sony did make a PCM betacam, the BVW-85P with an add on box PCM-85 (around 1990 i think). The machine had addition PCM heads mounted on the drum. The PCM tracks were recorded in the space occupied by one of the linear tracks. Only about 200 machines were made for the european market and the drums were very expensive, the tolerances much finer, which meant reliabilty and interchange became an issue. I guess with the introduction of digibeta in 1993 and other digital formats, the BVW-85P became obsolete.
Sunday 2nd May 2010
10:31 pm U.K.
John,I have never heard of this modification, could it be some sort of PCM interface?How does it connect to the machine? Any chance of posting some pictures somewhere? I am intrigued!
Friday 30th April 2010
5:12 pm U.K.
I'm new to this, so if anyone can help I would appreciate it.I just bought on Ebay a Sony UVW 1800P VTR. It works fine,but it features a Michael Spellman modification. It has 2 switches, 5 rotary knobs,(2 red,3 white) and 2 analog VU meters. Around the back of the modification are 5 XLR plugs and sockets. This is all fixed on top of the main case. I conclude it is some kind of audiodevice, but I'm not an engineer. It is very well made, looks made for the job.
If anyone can tell me what this device is, or where I can get literature brochure, etc.I'm also trying to aquire a User Manual, either PDF or original, for the UVW 1800P. I've tried all the "free manual" sites to no avail. Any suggestions gratefully received.
Thursday 22nd April 2010
9:01 pm U.K.
Peter, regarding your post a while back about a 1inch forum. I believe there is a facebook user group for owners of 1inch machines, and also a forum on Yahoo.In my opinion, the 2000s are more reliable, though the air threading is a nice feature on the BVH -3000. Some parts are still available from Sony (like pinch rollers) but are expensive. There is a company in the states that can re-tip upper drums and another (Terrys rubber rollers) that can re-manufacture rubber rollers, like pinch rollers. Heads generally do good hours ( 3000 +) though this is dependant on tape stock itself. In theory, used tapes shouldn't be as abrasive as new tapes, but then there's the sticky shed issue with certain older tapes. In terms of archive, i was under the impression that anything important was dubbed to D2 and D3 (BBC) formats in the mid 90's The problem these days is trying to archive these formats to the file based world we live in now. Trying to fix a D3 digital machine needs a slightly different approach to a 1inch machine-and heads aren't available either!
Tuesday 13th April 2010
9:46 pm U.K.
The SL-2000 is a Betamax machine, not Betacam. There are ways to rescue the tape but this will probably require the machine to be taken apart so you can manually unthread and eject the tape.Best to post on the Betamax page, many very helpful people there!
Tuesday 13th April 2010
2:32 pm U.K.
I have a Betacam Portable Video Camera model SL-2000/2001 and the tape is stuck inside. The machine and the picture, sound all works fine including rewind and fastforward. Its just the tape wont eject. It contains old memories and it got stuck while i was transfering the videos to a dvd. Any help or is this the end of the road for this tape? Thanks for any help in advance.AGS
Tuesday 23rd March 2010
8:16 pm U.K.
Sony PVV-1.When a cassette is loaded and either Record or Playback is pressed,it locks up and the alarm sounds.If i FF or REW for a few seconds first,it records and plays fine.Does anyone know what could be wrong?......
Sunday 21st March 2010
12:09 pm U.K.
For Sale - Electronic Visuals EV-4151 Waveform / Vector Monitor Good Condition, sharp beams and no burns on screen. Mains lead included. The waveforms can be displayed as single or parade in both line and field timing. The EV4151 is a six-input waveform monitor intended for use in TV and video systems where analogue component signals are present. The inputs are arranged in two groups of three for use with two sets of component signals though either may be used for composite signals if required. See http://www.electronic-visuals.com/WAVEFORM%20VECTOR/EV-4151spec.pdf for full spec
Tuesday 9th March 2010
4:29 pm U.K.
Used Broadcast Equipment
Sony DVW A500P, 1300 drum hours
Sony J30SDI, 257 drum hours
Sachtler Video 18P Tripod, 2 stage carbon Fibre leg, Floor Spreader, Soft case
Sachtler System 20 SB SL HD MCF - Video 20 Speed Balance Fluid Head + Speed Lock CF HD 2 stage carbon fibre tripod + mid-level spreader + padded bag and a hard case
Sony DSR 1500AP
Please email or call for more info Tel:+44(0)2083396021
Wednesday 17th February 2010
11:24 am U.K.
Tapes as new in cases SP30 and SP60(about 20 in all) London area £20 the lot.
Tuesday 29th December 2009
9:12 pm U.K.
Sony SP30/60 tapes as new in cases (about 20 in all) London area - offers
Monday 28th December 2009
10:22 am U.K.
I posted this to the Betamax thread which I think was the wrong place, please excuse a double posting. As you will see I don't know about Betamax/cams, just wanted to help.Whilst surfing the net I came across your site. Having bought the contents of the stores of PSL, an audio/visual hire company I have a number of items that might be of interest to you. For instance a head assembly Sony DBH-42AR A-8260-978-A; Sony part DZR-41-R 8-848-579-03; Sony part DBR-40BR A-8260-975-B; Sony part DBR-40R A-8260-975-A. All seem to be new and some are in sealed boxes. Besides these there are a multitude of other bits and pieces, I can e-mail a list if anyone is interested. They are of no use to me and I will be happy to take any offers.
Friday 20th November 2009
12:29 pm U.K.
WANT TO BUY
Sony HDW M2000P
Sony HDW 1800P
Please let me know if you have any for sale
Call or Email Tel:+44(0)2083396021
Sunday 15th November 2009
2:26 am U.K.
I have SONY BETA SP VIDEO RECORDER BVW75P AND Looking for someone to look at it and give me an estimate to fixed Fault: playing tape do not have picture only audio. Preferably around London, I'm at south East London
Sunday 8th November 2009
7:05 pm U.K.
Hi and hope anyone reading this are all well , has anyone started an "A" which became "C" format club or chat page for the broadcast one inch reel to reel video systems,dating fron 1966 onwards which was the mainstay of broadcast for 15-20 years i have some SONY BVH 3100'S and AMPEX "A" series Formats etc.. Anyone interested in one inch formats know of any spares or need any tapes copied to DVD or Hardrives for archive? Is anyone interested or is it only me (my wife says its only me!)? Thanks for reading this and any replies? Peter
Friday 6th November 2009
4:45 pm U.K.
Hi I am currently looking for some DXC D30WSP cameras, if you have some or one and are looking to sell. Then please let me know as we have a up and coming job for them
Wednesday 21st October 2009
2:23 pm U.K.
I'm selling a PVW-2800P recorder in perfect condition (used a very few hours).Make me a reasonnable offer. I'm in France.
Thursday 15th October 2009
8:42 pm U.K.
SONY DVW970P with CBK-SD01 option board enables SDI output for sale at £19,000
Sunday 11th October 2009
9:07 pm U.K.
Sony DCX-537 head that I need help with. It powers on but the output to a monitor and the viewfinder is not correct. On a monitor the screen is light blue at the top 1/8th and light green on the rest of the screen. Even pointing it at a bright light it does not change. Also when bars is switched on it shows the bars but is very dark and no blue or green showing. Maybe bad caps? HELP!
Thursday 8th October 2009
8:00 pm U.K.
For sale FROM STOCK
Wednesday 7th October 2009
12:24 pm U.K.
FOR SALE Sony DFS-700AP DME Switcher including Sony BKDF701 Digital/Analogue Input Board MINT Condition for sale at £6000
Friday 25th September 2009
5:36 pm U.K.
Electronic Visuals EV-4151 Waveform / Vector Monitor Good Condition, sharp beams and no burns on screen. Mains lead included. The waveforms can be displayed as single or parade in both line and field timing.
The EV4151 is a six-input waveform monitor intended for use in TV and video systems where analogue component signals are present.
The inputs are arranged in two groups of three for use with two sets of component signals though either may be used for composite signals if required.
See http://www.electronic-visuals.com/WAVEFORM%20VECTOR/EV-4151spec.pdf for full spec
Wednesday 23rd September 2009
5:47 pm U.K.
Sony SP30/60 tapes as new in cases. London area - offers
Thursday 27th August 2009
10:56 pm U.K.
Frank, check/swap your DM-56 and TBC-7 boards, as you may have a bad filter on them.
Monday 17th August 2009
3:18 pm U.K.
FOR SALE, DVW 510P in excellent condition with 2000 hours on drum. Just serviced. Nice condition £4,500.00 GBP
Please email me for details.
Saturday 15th August 2009
7:30 pm U.K.
My BVW-65 seems to have lost its brightness channel. This appears to be true for both component and composite outputs. So far I have inspected the caps in the unit which show no visible leakage, pulled and reseated all readily accessible boards and opened the back panel and inspected (and jiggled) all wiring. The video controls have been tried on both preset and manually adjusted. The video head has been cleaned. The monitor has been checked to be sure it is OK. Unfortunately, I have no maintenance manual for the BVw-65 or BVW-75. Can anyone out there point me in the direction of a likely cause/solution and/or related maintenance information? Thanks for any help.
Friday 14th August 2009
3:38 pm U.K.
LOOKING FOR WANTED LOOKING FOR WANTED.
Hi Does any one have a AJD 350 machine available. If you have one and would like to sell it, please let me know.
Tuesday 11th August 2009
3:32 pm U.K.
SONY DVW 250P FOR SALE, Fully serviced, fully operational. Call for details if you are interested.
Monday 10th August 2009
7:31 pm U.K.
I have inherited some NEC Betamax stufff and want to see if I can get it going. I have a video camera, a video thing that plugs in to the camera and also what looks like an actual recorder as well which I presume you playback the film? I was hoping to get some help on how to test it/set it up and also I have been unable to find a single article on the NEC equipment I have?
Anyone who can help let me know please, it would be so cool to get this stuff working
Monday 10th August 2009
6:09 pm U.K.
I have purchased a BVW-40p, and was testing it on a sony monitor using the composite output. All was well for ten minutes until I lost the output . The video VU meter does not move either.Has anybody got any idea what has happened here. Any help would be appreciated.
Friday 7th August 2009
8:01 pm U.K.
Please let me know if anyone find Accom Abekas DIS422 part .ThanksTom
Jady in California
Friday 7th August 2009
6:11 pm U.K.
FOR SALE: BETA CAM w/Case, Tapes, 4 battery paks. Mint Condition. "Beta Movie Pro".Location: San Diego, California, USA.
Tuesday 4th August 2009
11:49 am U.K.
I have for sale :
Digibeta package :
- 1 x DVW-A500P Head : 2657h 1st replacement- 1 x DVW-500P Head : 735h from New- 1 x DVW-500P Head : 1610h 1st replacement
Price : £22900
Bimax Video Dealers +33 660 45 20 20 - Paris - France
Monday 27th July 2009
1:29 pm U.K.
WANTED .....WANTED.....SONY J3-A ....WANTED .......SONY J3-A J3-A WANTED
PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE A SONY J3-A AVAILABLE FOR SALE.
Thursday 23rd July 2009
12:50 pm U.K.
When I say that I have hunderds of second hand Digital S, Betacam and Betacam SP tapes to sell at the best price possible what I mean is that I will happily give them away to the first person who is willing to come and collect them. Please contact me as soon as possible for a deal of a lifetime!!! +44(0)7792 688 603
Tuesday 21st July 2009
11:47 am U.K.
For Sale,DVW A510P Nice machine, Serviced £5,000.00 GBP Call for details +44(0)1932 240305Many ThanksChris
Monday 20th July 2009
10:09 am U.K.
BVM D24E1WE SONY HD MONITOR FOR SALE.
Includes BKM 21 SD CARD, BKM 41D HD CARD, BKM 10 REMOTE CONTROL.Slight mark on screen, £7,500.00 GBP Excellent price !
Call me on +44(0)1932 240305 or email me [email protected]
Thursday 16th July 2009
2:56 pm U.K.
I presently have hundreds of Digital S tapes as well as quite a lot of Betacam and Betacam SP tapes - all of which have been used at least once and probably no more than that. I WILL offer you the best price available so please phone me to discuss on 07792 688 603 (Scott).I am based in Bristol so you will have to collect from here.All the best.
Wednesday 15th July 2009
2:22 pm U.K.
BROADCAST EQUIPMENT FOR SALE:
1x SONY HDWM2000P/20 £24,000 900 hours from new
3x SONY DSR450WSP £5,850 600 hours from new
1x SONY J30SDI £6,250 1000 hours from new
1x SONY J30 £5,500 230 hours from new
1x SONY HDW750P £11,500 800 hours from new
1x SONY HDWF900R £27,500 250 hours from new
1x SONY DVW970P £19,000 1000 hours from new
1x SONY DVWM2000P £20,000 28 hours from new
We buy and sell NEW & USED broadcast equipment please send list of used equipment you have for sale
Tel No: +44(0) 208 998 9966 Fax No: +44(0) 208 537 3231 Mobile: +44(0) 7733 107 178 Website: www.babylonmedia.co.uk Email: [email protected] Babylon Media is a trading name of Babylon TV Ltd
Tuesday 14th July 2009
2:10 pm U.K.
looking for somone to mend my vpr2 in manchester i all so have a spare
Friday 10th July 2009
4:40 pm U.K.
Sony HDW-700 HD Camcorder, 39 drum hours new head
Sony DSR 450WSP, 500 drum hours good unit :£5600.00 IN STOCK
Sony CA 537P: £550.00 IN STOCK
Sony CCUM7P: £700.00 IN STOCK
Please call or email for more 0044 (0) 2083396021
Friday 3rd July 2009
5:00 pm U.K.
For Sale Electronic Visuals EV4151 Analogue Component Waveform Monitor. Good Condition, sharp beams and no burns on screen. The waveforms can be displayed as single or parade in both line and field timing £345 - Email me for further info See http://www.electronic-visuals.com/WAVEFORM%20VECTOR/EV-4151spec.pdf for full spec
Tuesday 30th June 2009
1:37 pm U.K.
Used Equipment for sale
Sony HVR A1E qty 1Sony HVR Z1E qty2Sony DSR 1PSony J30SDI Sony CA 537PSony CCUM7PCanon J15 lens with Flight case
ALL IN STOCK
Email or Call us for more info :+44(0)2083396021
Tuesday 30th June 2009
1:03 am U.K.
For sale from stock:
SONY DXCD50WSP CHAINS
SONY BVP950WSP CHAINS
Tel No: +44(0) 208 998 9966-----Fax No: +44(0) 208 537 3231----- Mobile: +44(0) 7733 107 178-----Email: [email protected]
Friday 26th June 2009
10:37 pm U.K.
Sony Betacam tapes in hard cases. Some used but all in excellent condition.
Small Camera size (30 min) £3 each
Large size (60 min) £5 each.
Discount for bulk purchase. Email for details. London area.
Tuesday 23rd June 2009
3:17 pm U.K.
Looking for follwoing equipment
WANTED FOLLWOING BROADCAST EQUIPMENT
Sony HDW 2000P
Sony DSR 1500P
Sony DSR 2000P
Sony DSR 450WSP
Please give us call now +44(0)2083396021
Monday 15th June 2009
11:38 am U.K.
Betacam SP UVW-1800P (PAL) for sale. Very good condition. Serviced by BBC Machine Group in 2005, with little use since, so still in excellent working condition. Takes small and large tapes. Plays and Records. Comes with BNC, XLR, and power cables. Email [email protected].co.uk with (sensible) offers.[Hours Meter reads: Drum 0038, Tape 0018, Thread 0155, Oper. 02835].
Monday 15th June 2009
11:31 am U.K.
Sony BFC-1 Flexicart SONY BFC-1 FLEXICART "Sony BFC-1 Flexicart Main Framer, 4x Cassette Bins, 3x VCR rack mount, 2x RS422 IF-Board for FlexiCart 1x Barcode Reader Head. Used £14,500.00
VTRS SONY SRW 5500 HKSR5001,HKSR 5002, HKSR 5003 Good Hours Used £65,000.00 SONY DVWM2000P VERY LOW HOURS EXCELLENT CONDITION AS NEW SERVICED USED £17,500.00Sony HDW M2000/20 VERY VERY LOW HOURS AS NEW USED £24,500.00SONY DVW A500P Fully serviced, Brand new Head 0 Hours USED £13,500.00Sony DVW 500P Fully serviced, nice machine Used £12,000.00 SONY DVW A510P Nice machine 3 month warranty used £6,000.00 Sony DSR 2000p PAL DVCAM used £4 ,800. 00Sony J 3 SDI Very nice machine, Low hours call for details Used £4,500.00 SONY J3 A Used machine, good condition used £3,500.00 SONY J3 -SDI Nice machine, warranty Used £4,500.00 Sony DVW 500P Fully serviced, Good Hours & Serial Number e.t.c USED £11,000SONY DSR 2000P Excellent condition SDI and Firewire on Used £4 ,800. 00 Telecine Thompson Spirt Data Cine Spirt Data Cine SD/HD/DATA USED £360,000.00Rank Cintel URSA Diamond Telecine Machine Used £60,000.00Cintel C-Reality SD/HD Suite with DA vINCI 2K £220,000.00Thompson Shadow telecine machine only SDTV and HDTV USED £220.000.00Arri Laser 2k machine only used £185,000.00Digital Vision DVNR 1000 Noise Reducer HD/SD Used £12,000.00Rank Cintel URSA DIAMOND, Da Vinci 888 DUI, DVNR1000 4X4 PACKAGE Used £65,000.00 Da vinci 888 DUI USED £20,000.00 Digital Vision DVNR 1000 ASC ANR 4:2:2:4 Used £10,000.00 DISCRETE Discrete Flint HD Editing System "DISCREET Flint HD Editing System 1: HPXW8400 Workstation (Dual Licence) 1: Smoke SD Editing System 1: IBM ‘IntelliStation’ Z Pro Xeon Powered Workstation 2: Stone V2 High Performance File Systems 2: IR 73-HR-S Storage System, Single 15- Slot Chassis (1095GB Raw Capacity) 1: Stone IR73 Storage System (1022GB) Software RAID 2: HBS 4-Port 26B MM Optic PCIX 66mhz 1: MIRANDA SD DVI Ramp 1: WACOM 6x6 Graphics Tablets 1: IBM 24” CRT Monitor" Used Call for detailsDavinci 2k Fully loaded machine 3 power tiers on linuw Platform Used £ 200, 000.00 Monitors SONY PVM PVM 14M4E USED £600.00SONY PVM PVM 20M4E USED £650.00SONY PVM PVM 2054 QM USED £750.00SONY PVM PVM 1444 USED £750.00SONY BVM BVM 9044 D9 Broadcast Colour Reference Monitor USED £ 800. 00SONY BVM BVM D 24 E1WE HD MONITOR INCLUDING BKM 42 HD CARD, BKM 21D SD CARD BKM 10R Remote panel Used £11,500.00 Sony BVM BVM 20D E1WE HDMONITOR Including the BKM 41HD card, BKM 21D SD Card and the BKM 10R Remote panel. Used £9,000.00 Test & Measurement LEADER LV5800 MULTI FORMAT MODULAR WAVEFORM MONITOR Dual link as standard, 8 inputs, full monitoring capabilities, including HD/SD-SDI card. NEW POALEADER LV5750 HD/SD-SDI PORTABLE MONITOR Portable HD/SD-SDI Waveform monitor, Vectorscope, Error Logging , Status, Picture Monitor New POALEADER LT 443D Multi format signal generator Optional Generator, Options Include HD, SD, NTSC/PAL CALL FOR MORE INFO USED £6,000.00LEADER LT4400 MULTI FORMAT GENERATOR HD/SD-SDI, 18+formats, black burst Genlock 16 channel embedded Audio New POALEADER LV5100D LV5100D WAVEFORM MONITOR /VECTORSCOPE Component Didital Analogue waveform/Vector Scope NEW £3,981.00LEADER LV5380 HD/SD-SDI PORTABLE MONITOR WAVEFORM, VECTORSCOPE, Full logging facilities DUAL LINK NEW £8,500.00LEADER LV5330 HD/SD-SDI PORTABLE MONITOR WAVEFORM, VECTORSCOPE, Full logging facilities DUAL LINK NEW £5,500.00 LEADER LV7330 HD/SD RASTERIZER WAVEFORM, VECTORSCOPE, Full logging facilities AES/EBU Monitoring NEW £5,500.000TEKTRONIX WFM 601A WAVEFOM MONITOR USED £3,000.00TEKTRONIX WFM 1720 Vectorscope NTSC USED £900.00TEKTRONIX WFM 1730 WAVEFORM MONITOR NTSC USED £900.00TEKTRONIX WFM 1721 Vectorscope PAL USED £900.00TEKTRONIX WFM 1731 WAVEFORM MONITOR PAL USED £900.00 Cameras SONY DXC DXC D30 WSP HEADS NO DEAD PIXEL IN ACTIVE PICTURE, SERVICED USED £3,500.00Sony HDW F900R Down converter, Good hours Very nice condition B/W view finder Used £31,000.00 WANTED SONY SRW 5500 Please state hours, serial number, options and Price SONY SRW5800 Please state hours, serial number, options and Price SONY SRW5000 Please state hours, serial number, options and Price Sony DVW A500P Please state hours, serial number, options and Price SONY DVW510P Please state hours, serial number, options and Price Sony DVW 500P Please state hours, serial number, options and Price Sony DVW A510P Please state hours, serial number, options and Price Sony DXC D55PH looking for three, please send details Panasonic D3/D5/D9
Monday 15th June 2009
10:28 am U.K.
BVW 75P FOR SALE.....Nice machine, £1,500.00 gbp. Fully operational.DVW 250P Ver good machine £10,000.00 GBP email for details
Tuesday 9th June 2009
6:15 am U.K.
I work for Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, Australia and we are currently in the process of listing a number of items on eBay that people who use betacam may be interested in. The first item listed is a Ross Video RVS416 16 input 2ME production vision mixer. http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220431156673&ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:AU:1123
Over the next couple of months we will be listing Betacam 537 and 637 cameras, recorder backs, studio backs, ccu's, power supplies, multicore camera cables etc. Our seller name is: charlessturtuniversity
I hope that this is of interest to your members.Thanks, David.
Thursday 4th June 2009
1:29 pm U.K.
FOR SALE - DVW 250P available, Good condition. Well maintained, £10,000.00 GBP [email protected] or phone +44(0)1932 240305
SONY BVM D 24E1WE grading monitor. HD&SD cards BKM 42D and BKM 21D and BKM 10R remote panel.£9,500.00 GBP
Saturday 30th May 2009
9:41 am U.K.
For Sale - Sony UVW-1800P (PAL) Good condition with manual and mains lead. Operation 1102 x 10 Drum 0254 x 10 Tape 0123 x 10 Thread 0675 x 10 Beautiful results in recording and play back.
£475 - collection from London E4
Friday 22nd May 2009
6:14 am U.K.
For sale :Digibeta package :1 x DVW-A500P Head : 1523h2 x DVW-500P Head : 3495h , 5799h1 x DVW-A510P Head : 2075hPrice : £29900
GVG Kayak DD1 SDI Switcher full options £15800BTS/Thomson DD10 SDI Switcher £5300We buy and sell used video equipment Mobile : +33660452020 Email : [email protected]
Tuesday 12th May 2009
1:35 pm U.K.
I AM LOOKING FOR A SONY BVH 2000/ 3000
SORRY NO CASH
I HAVE THE FOLLOWING TO TRADE THIS IS A LOT OF GEAR JUST FOR ONE 1" MACHINE
SONY U-MATIC VO5850PSONY U-MATIC VP9000PSONY U-MATIC VO7630SONY U-MATIC VP5030
SONY BETACAM BVW10PSONY BETACAM PVW2600PBCT BCB60 SAME AS SONY BVW 60
ALL IN FULLY WORKING ORDER
Tuesday 5th May 2009
4:27 pm U.K.
Sony DVW 250P
Sony J30SDI, 90 Drum Hours: £7000.00
Sony PDW-F330 + Lens: £7950.00
Sony DSR 1P: £1,700.00Op: 41, Drum: 10, Tape: 5
Sony DSR 1P: £1550.00Op: 1251, Drum: 494, Tape: 262
Sony DSR 1600P: £1,000.00Op: 20, Drum: 0, Tape: 0 Thread: 0
Sony DSR 80P:£1,300.00Op: 507, Tape: 650 Thread: 3420
Sony BVW75P: £750.00
SONY BVP-570 WSP x 6 chainsINCLUDES ·SONYBVP-570WSP x 6 ·SONYCA-550P CAMERA ADAPTOR x 4·SONYCA-570P CAMERA ADAPTOR x 2·SONYBVF-55CE 5" VIEWFINDER x 6·SONYBVF-10CE 1.5"VIEWFINDER x 6·CANONJ14AX8.5B4IRS LENS x 3·CANONZSD300M ZOOM DEMAND x 3·CANONFFC -200 focus demand x 3·FUJINONA15X8BEVM-28 LENS x 3·FUJINONERD-T22 zoom demand x 3·FUJINONEPD-1B focus demand x 3·SONYCCU-550P x 6·SONYRCP-720 x 6
JVC GY-HD201E+ Lens: £2450.00
Panasonic AJ D750 £ 800. 00Oper: 4606, Drum: 1693, Tape: 751 Thread: 7274
Canon Lens: J17ax 7.7B4 WRSD Lens £3,250.00
Canon Lens: J15axB4IRS sx12: £1,900.00
Please email:[email protected]