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2" Quad VTR, Accessorie & Part


BCS Price: $28,600.00
Item #:EQ504707U
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Equipment Description:
Excellent Condition - In Stock, refurbished and working well. 90 days Parts and Labor limited warranty. Request a quote.

Model Description:
2 inch recorder-player. We Buy, rebuild and sell quad VTR

Equipment Details

Made in 1978. Mono audio.
This unit is working, it can be delivered refurbished, including recaps and testing.

Description of the Boards:
1)Video filter SHB 525
2)ModulatorSHB 525
3)EmptySHB 525
4)EqualizerSHB 525
5)p/b SlopeSHB 525
6)Video DemodSHB 525
7)Sync DemodSHB 525
8)Pilot ProcSHB 525
9)Auto Chroma
10)Monitor SW
12)12-13 Audio
15)Audio Monitor
16)Tape Speed
17)Shuttle Servo
18)Capstan Servo
19)CT & SP
20)Head Driver
21)Head Servo
22)Reel Servo
23)Record Control
24)Machine control
26)Editor Memory
27)Editor control
28)Editor servo
29)Comp Interface
30)TC Encode/Read
31)Character Gen
32)Video Input 525
33)a/d Conv A
34)d/d Conv B
35)Clock Gen 525
36)Burst Store
37)Memory 525
39)Main D/A
40)Video Output 525
41)Vel Comp1525
42)Vel comp2525
45)Sync Gen525
46)Color framer

Has vacuum process, more gentle on tapes than most other Quad VTRs

Additional Information:


Before refurbishing, when first received:

Model Details

dimensions are 78x58x33

per DCI: The AVR-3 was the last Ampex quad machine introduced.It offered a transport similar to the AVR-1 but without the vacuum columns, and featured a digital TBC.

per Lionlamb: The Ampex AVR-3 was supposedly an AVR-1 without the vaccuum columns, but it does employ a vaccuum capstan, like the AVR-1.

Note the unusual tape transport area. It looks like a cross between an AVR-1 and an AVR-2. The machine features a vaccuum capstan, like the AVR-1, but has mechanical compliance arms (under the cover) to control tape tension. Much of the machine's electronics are identical to the AVR-2, especially the TBC. The machine has definitely been 'minaturized' to a great degree, but still weighs in at a hefty 1100 pounds. It is also shown with an 'up-to-date' Tektronix color monitor (An available option at the time. This machine would probably be very common if it wasn't produced so close to the end of the quad era. Still, there are a fair number of them out there.


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