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Wednesday 19th July 2017
4:04 am U.K.
Irecently purchased a Philips V2840 and new to this format. Always lived in Canada before moving to Germany. Very foreign to me for I have always owned/serviced U-Matic/Beta/VHS decks in the past. It seems impressive for its era. Does anyone know where one can source some good blank tapes, new or used.
Wednesday 11th January 2017
1:23 pm U.K.
Hi all. I still have the Pye v2000 vcr (I'm sure it's a 20vr23 with add on remote control sensor) and loads of tapes for offer. I've just given the tape path, heads and video head drum a proper clean (yes I did do it correctly before the video head police get on my case). All working fine and as it should.
It will all need to be collected from Rogiet in Monmouthshire as it's all too heavy to post.
Any questions just ask.
Sunday 27th November 2016
12:21 pm U.K.
I have a quantity of previously recorded V2000 tapes which I want to go to a good home. They are a mixture of 2 x 120, 2 x 180 and 2 x 240, Grundig, Philips and BASF. They currently hold various films and programmes recorded during the 1980s. I have no working machine so cannot check what is what. Any sensible offer considered.
I also have a Grundig v2000 2x4 machine which is available for spares or repair, and a similar v2000 2x4 Super. Offers for either of these also considered.
Monday 24th October 2016
7:42 pm U.K.
hi there i am selling a philips v2000 machine in working order model no vr 2020 on ebay
I also have 23 v2000 tapes for sale happy bidding
Sunday 16th October 2016
2:49 pm U.K.
New to Video restoration, but have acquired a massive collection of N1500/1700, Beta and V2000 tapes and want to transfer many of the contents to digital myself.
Managed to get a Philips VR 2324 very cheap and after a quick internal clean, loads, laces and plays/fwd/rwd cassettes without any issues. However, I am finding there is no video signal on either SCART or UHF modulator out.
Can anyone advise on what to check/common faults?
The video head seems to be somewhat difficult to access but from what I can see, doesn't look in bad shape.
Friday 22nd July 2016
2:27 pm U.K.
I have a Pye 20vr23 vcr and quite a number of cassettes I will be selling. The vcr was serviced a few years ago and some new components fitted. I tried it the other day and it still works but one tape I used shed some oxide onto the heads and transport. I can't be bothered to take the 4 big screws out from underneath and fart around finding all of my cleaning equipment. If anyone is interested in the whole lot send me a message with an offer and we'll go from there. Collection only as it's all too heavy to post.
Monday 6th June 2016
12:26 pm U.K.
I think the cheapest and easiest way is to purchase a HDD+DVD Panasonic recorder on Ebay, since PC video cards doing this job are not reliable. Regards.
Sunday 5th June 2016
2:16 pm U.K.
Hello - my Dad has a VR2022 and a large number of tapes which he would like to convert to dvd or ideally to computer files for safekeeping (old family videos, etc) - the number of tapes he has means it would unfortunately be very costly to send the tapes to a company to do it. Therefore I am wondering if anyone knows of any companies which sell the kit required to convert the tapes.
Friday 13th May 2016
2:48 pm U.K.
I have a PYE 20VR20 for spares or repair. The machine powers up and seems to operate but I have not hooked it up to a tv. It has been kept in a garage and there is some dust ingress and there is some corrosion to the heads. Comes with a operating instructions booklet, a used Philips VCC360 (2x3hr) tape and power lead. Contact me for further information and or pictures on [email protected]
Sunday 17th April 2016
6:48 pm U.K.
Hi there sorry I have not got back to those of you who have shown an Interest In the v200 and video tapes I have I will have sometime this weekend and will post exactly what model the player Is and a list of the v200 movies I have
Friday 15th April 2016
9:00 am U.K.
Hi if you bought any Philips V2000 VCR pre recorded tapes of Martin Potter can you let me know, I am interested in buying them, hope you can help, thanks, Steve
Saturday 2nd April 2016
1:39 pm U.K.
Just an update to let everyone know that the machines and tapes have now gone to a new home!
Thursday 24th March 2016
9:15 pm U.K.
I was, and I suppose I still am a great fan of the V2000 format which in my opinion was the best of the 3 domestic VCR formats. My research at the time lead me to conclude that the Grundig V2000 2x4 Super was the machine of choice. Years passed and eventually my machine stopped working. I tried to repair it and in the process acquired 3 further machines in the hope of getting a working macine out of the 4. Anyway I'm moving house and need to get rid of the machines and tapes. I would be quite happy to give them away. You would have to collect from Wakefield. There are about 25 V2000 tapes, (and 7 S-VHS tapes) if anyone is interested.
I can be contacted at
Monday 21st March 2016
9:44 pm U.K.
Andy, what model of V2000 is it, and roughly how many tapes are available?
Sunday 20th March 2016
2:00 pm U.K.
Philips V2000 video recorder in working order plus loads of tapes some shop bought such as scarface, grease, the warriors, Inferno plus loads of blanks any offers?
Friday 11th March 2016
12:30 pm U.K.
Correcting Grundig GRUNDIG 2x4 880. What size has CAPSTAN belt (No 147 / 39721-537.00)? What dimensions have pads Shims on the axis of the cylinder heads (No153/27120 -131.00) I do not want to break down and then have to wait for parts. Poorly I remembered how to fold.From the Czech Republic greets Vaclav .
Sunday 14th February 2016
12:55 am U.K.
have you got any of the v2000 players left? as very interested
Sunday 14th February 2016
12:53 am U.K.
Sunday 14th February 2016
12:44 am U.K.
hi i'm looking for any v2000 machine dead or alive must have good heads
or a set of v2000 heads
Monday 18th January 2016
1:13 pm U.K.
Hi JPKELZ, I have emailed you about the V2000 players. Thank You.