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BVU-800 Specifications

Video recording system:
Rotary four-head helical scan system

FM recording

SC low-range conversion recording

Video signal system:
CCIR monochrome, PAL colour


2 x BNC. 1.0VP-P +- 0.3V, 75 ohms, unbalanced sync negative

2 x BNC. 1.0Vp-p +- 0,2V, 75 ohms, unbalanced sync negative

Dubbing input:
7-pin x 1

Subcarrier input:
BNC x 1. 2Vp-p +-1V, 75 ohms, unbalanced

External Sync input:
BNC x 1. 0.2Vp-p to 5Vp-p, negative, 75ohms, unbalanced
Luminance: 0.5Vp-p, sync negative, 75 ohms
Chrominance: 0.5Vp-p, 75 Ohms

Dubbing output:
7. pin x 1

Monitor output:
8 pin (VTR) x 1

RF (off tape) Output:
BNC x 1. 0.5Vp-p +/0.1Vp-p, 75 ohms unbalanced

TBC Output:
CCY connector
Luminance: 0.5Vp-p, sync negative, 75 Ohms
Chrominance: 0.5Vp-p, 75 Ohms

Horizontal resolution:
370 lines (colour), 260 lines (monochrome)

Signal-to-noise ratio:
Better than 46dB (colour/monochrome)

K-factor (2T pulse):
Less than 3%

Less than 3%(SP mode)

Y/C Delay
Less than 25nsec (SP mode)

SC input
2Vp-p +-1V, 75 Ohms, unbalanced

External sync input:
2.5V (2.0-5.0Vpp), unbalanced sync negative - with one loop through output, without the BKU-903

RF out (off tape):
0.5Vp-p +- 0.1V, 75 ohms, unbalanced


MIC: Phono. -60dB, 3K ohms, unbalanced
LINE: XLR. +4dB, low inpedance, balanced

LINE: XLR x2. +4dBm (at 600 ohm load), balanced
HEADPHONE: Jack. -26dB to -46dB, (at 8 ohms load)
MONITOR: XLR. +4dB (at 600 ohm load), balanced.

Signal-to-noise ratio:
Better than 48dB (at 3% distortion level)

Less than 3%

Frequency response:
50Hz to 15kHz +-3dB

Wow and flutter:
Less than 0.25% (DIN)

Time Code:

0db +-6dB, 10k ohms, unbalanced

0dB +-3dB, low impedance, unbalanced

Tape transport:

Tape speed:
9,53 cm/sec

Recording and playback time:
60 min (with Sony KSP-60 U-matic videocassettes)

Fast forward time:
Less than 4 min (with Sony KSP-60 U-matic videocassettes)

Rewind time:
Less than 2 min 30 sec (with Sony KSP-60 U-matic videocassettes)

Search speed:
Shuttle mode: STILL, +- 1/30,1/10,1/5,1/2,1,2,3 and to 10 times normal speeds
Jog mode: STILL to normal speed forward and reverse directions.

Video cassettes:
Sony KSP,KSP-S,KCA-BRK,KCA-K,KCS-K series or equivalent.

Remote 1:
9-pin RS422 compatible

Remote 2:

Editing functions:

Assemble and Insert on Video, Audio CH-1/2.
Auto Edit, Manual Edit, Preview, Review, Preroll & Trim


Power requirements:
AC 100-120 / 220-24OV, +- 10% (selectable), 48 to 64Hz +- 10%

Power consumption:

Operating temperature:
+5°C to +40°C (41°F to 104°F)

Storage temperature:
-20°C to +60°C (-4°F to 140°F)

Approx. 454(W) x 283 (H) x 550 (D) mm

Approx. 37 kg (81 lb 9 oz)

Supplied accessories:
AC cord, Operation manual and maintenance, Dubbing cable VDC-5, Remote Control Cable (9pin-9pin) RCC-5G, Extension board EX7.

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