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3/4 U-Matic VTR Editor

Sony VO-9850

SONY / VO-9850
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Item #:EQ515463U
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Equipment Description:
Extensive refurbishing including upgraded parts and Time code reader/generator option installed

Model Description:
U-Matic Videocassette Editing Recorder (EIA/NTSC), SP with Type-C Dolby noise reduction

Equipment Details

Full maintenance with new parts replacement including fan added for cooling.
Tape path alignment.
Recaps and alignment of Demodulator board and Chroma board.
Recaps and alignment of drum and capstan motors
Advanced testing.

Time code reader/generator option installed.

This extensive refurbishing process is designed only for Museums and Archives in need of a VO-9850 to do the best possible handling of their important collections for Archiving.

Comes with 1 Year parts and labor limited warranty.

For more details, contact your Account Executive

Model Details

U-matic videocassette recorder, player, editor, type IX SP with Type-C Dolby noise reduction, full automatic assemble and insert editing, 9-pin RS-422 serial interface, optional 33-pin parallel interface with BKU-703A, optional Time Code Generator/Reader capability with BKU-705, TBC connection, JOG/SHUTTLE dial operation +/- x1/30 to x8, Dial Menu Operation, dubbing connectors, balanced audio with XLR connectors, 8 digit LED counter.5 Rack Units High.


  • Complete interchangeability between SP and Conventional U-matic
  • SP mode Automatic Detection System
  • Dolby C-type Noise Reduction System
  • XLR Connectors
  • 9-pin REMOTE Connector (RS-422 serial interface)
  • Full Editing Capability
  • High Speed Picture Search
  • Improves the S/N ratio to 72db and works only in SP recording/playback modes.
  • Smooth transitions between scenes
  • The search dial offer various speeds from stil up to 8 times normal speed in both the forward and reverse directions.
  • Independent editing of video, channel 1 audio or channel 2 audio is possible in the insert edit mode. When the BKU-705 Time Code Generator/Reader board is installed, time code based editing can be executed.
  • Power Requirements: AC 120V, 50/60Hz
  • Operating Voltage: AC 90-132V
  • Power Consumption: 85W (with BKU-703, BKU-704, and RM-440)
  • Input: 0dB6dB, 10k ohms, balanced
  • Output: 0dB3dB, low impedance, unbalanced (0db=1.55Vp-p pulse)
  • Frequency Response: 50Hz~15kHz
  • Wow and Flutter: less than 18% rms
  • Videocassette: Sony KSP, KSP-S, KCA-BRS, KCS-BRS, KCA-XBR, KCS-XBR, series or equivalent
  • RF OUT (OFF TAPE): 0.5V (0.3~1.0V)p-p,75, unbalanced
  • Operating temperature: 5 to 40oC (41 to 104oF)
  • Recording and playback time: 60 min.
  • Fast forward time: Less than 4 min (with SONY KSP-60 U-matic videocassette)
  • Rewind time: Less than 4 min (with SONY KSP-60 U-matic videocassette
  • Search Speed: SHUTTLE mode: Still, 1/30, 1/10, 1/5, 1/2, 1,2,5,8 times normal speed in the forward and reverse directions
  • Video recording system: Rotary 2-head helical scan systemLuminance: FM recordingChrominance: SC low-range conversion recording
  • Dubbing input: 7-pin x 1
  • Dubbing output: 7-pin x 1
  • Horizontal resolution: SP mode: 330 lines (color/monochrome)Conventional mode: 250 lines (color/monochrome)
  • S/N ratio: SP mode: Better than 52dB (3% distortion without Dolby NR)
  • EXT SYNC IN: 2.5V (1.0~5.0V)p-p, negative, 75, unbalanced
  • SC In: 1.0V (0.5~3.0V)p-p,75, unbalanced
  • Distortion: Less than 2%
  • Input: 0dB6dB, 10k ohms, balanced
  • Input: Line: +4dB, 10k ohms, balancedMicrophone: -60dB, 3k ohms, unbalanced
  • Input: NTSC composite video, 1.0Vp-p 3V, sync negative, 75, unbalanced
  • Output: 0dB3dB, low impedance, unbalanced (0db=1.55Vp-p pulse)
  • Output: Line: +4dBm (at 600 ohms), balancedHeadphone: -26dB~-46dB (at 8ohms), unbalancedMonitor: -5dB (at 47k ohms), unbalanced
  • Output: NTSC composite video, 1.0Vp-p, 0.2V, sync negative, 75, unbalanced
  • S/N ratio: SP mode: Better than 52dB (3% distortion without Dolby NR)
  • S/N ratio: SP mode: better than 46dB (color) better than 48dB (monochrome)Conventional mode: Better than 48dB (color)

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SONY / BKU-705

USEDSony BKU-705

SKU# EQ439874U

Time Code Generator/Reader


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