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3/4 U-Matic VTR Editor

Sony VO-9850

SONY / VO-9850
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Item #:MO14937
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Model Description:
U-Matic Editing Recorder (EIA/NTSC), SP with Type-C Dolby noise reduction. 120V 50/60hz.

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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