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Sony Betamax SL-F1E & Tuner TT-F1E




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      Sony Betamax SL-F1E & Tuner TT-F1E.      Set of colored Sony VCR SL-F1E Betamax format and TV tuner TT-F1E. Model 1981, and judging by the markings on the chips he made in 1982 in Japan. Portable recorder that can be used in the reporter's view. To this end, power is provided from the replaceable battery type NP-1, 12 V, 1,5 Ah. When using a tape recorder in conjunction with the tuner is powered by a built-in power supply tuner. Also provided by the external power source 12 V type AC-F1. You can record from the tuner, color camera type VHC-2000 TV, VCR or other. There is a good range of management functions, including dubbing still image playback at double speed X2. In still mode using the buttons "SLOW", you can view the images frame by frame back and forth, or use the buttons "FORWARD" and "REVERSE" search while viewing the picture forward or backward at normal speed. In playback mode, using the buttons "FF" and "REW", you can view the video on the increased speed back and forth. All these functions can also be controlled with the remote control type RMT-211, but only when used in conjunction with the recorder tuner, because the receiver control is in tuner. On the front panel LCD display recorder is tape counter, next to which is the regulator TRACKING, and buttons backlight, zero, and automatic rewind the tape to "0". The rear panel is a 26-pin connector for a tuner, or a special cable VMC-330 A/V input - output. There is also a RF connector for connecting the TV to the RF, and a connector for an external power supply. When using a tape recorder in conjunction with the tuner used A/V inputs - outputs of the tuner. Connector for the camera is located on the left panel of the recorder, and the right pane is a window of the battery compartment. Loading cassette vertically, which is a reminder of rarity design. Dimensions recorder 325 x 215 x 80 mm and weighs 4.3 kg. I got it in good condition, all functions work, the recording quality is good. In general, the unit makes a very good impression of its functionality, workmanship and appearance. However, we must not forget about the year of release set, VCR, not multi-system, records and reproduces color only in the PAL.
     Tuner SL-F1E also deserves attention, he works in the PAL and SECAM color system, is equipped with a timer recording mode is automatic and manual channel setting, and also works great. Would be correct to say that works fine tuner function, but unfortunately depressurized vacuum fluorescent indicator, check the timer function is not possible. Also, due to the mismatch of carrier frequencies of sound, with TV reception in the Russian tuner sound output is not available, you only hear the noise of the ether. Power is supplied from the tuner AC 110 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz. Dimensions 325 x 215 x 80 mm, weight 4.2 kg.

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     Loading cassette vertical. When the tape, after closing the cassette, just going around the head strap threading. Rewind the tape occurs when seasoned, if you turn off the tape recorder tape remains tucked, and removing the cassette only when the recorder. Cassettes format Betamax, as used in VHS cassettes the tape width of 1/2 inch, but slightly smaller dimensions of 156 x 96 x 25 mm to 188 x 104 x 25 mm in cassettes VHS. At both ends of the tape cassette has a leader tape from Betamax aluminum tape that is used to trigger inductive sensors auto stop. I must say that about the same time with the Sony Betamax Akai company offers its own video format cassettes even smaller size 151 x 97 x 23 mm, and producing video cassette recorders Akai VT-300, VT-350, VT-400. In the photo below cassette formats VHS, Betamax and Akai VK.


In the photo at the bottom right is visible aluminum leader tape with red plastic coating in the cassette format Betamax


Construction video Betamax cassette and tape loading scheme in this recorder


Recorder is connected to the tuner using a cable with 26-pin connector. Cable connected A/V inputs - outputs, supplied with power recorder, recording control timer, and control the recorder's remote control, the receiver which is in tuner


In the tape used 5 motors. One collector operates in the tape loading system. The remaining four brushless, one for each node reeling motor drive shaft and the motor drum. Using multi-pole brushless motor provides controls the operation of the recorder in a wide range of speeds, allowing to implement a function frame playback video


The diameter of the drum recorders of Betamax - 74,5 mm.


To do this, a VCR, and its NTSC version SL-2000, Sony manufactures specialized hybrid chip series BX. On electronic boards they stand out bright orange


The main functions of the VCR can be operated by remote control RMT-211, but only when used in conjunction with the recorder tuner, because the receiver control is in tuner. Remote powered by two AA batteries. The console design is no different from today's, the same set of parts


Rechargeable battery type NP-1 has a capacity of 1,5 Ah dimensions 183 x 70 x 24.5 mm and weighs 700 grams. Batteries of this size are still produced and commercially available, for example it is NP-25.


The original battery was not OK, but to buy a new I did not, because the AC power supply. However, for fun I made a similar homemade Li-ion battery from the cans from the old laptop battery. The simplest materials, cardboard and foil textolite


In the absence of the original cable VMC-330, had to make homemade. For this fit connector type PBD-26R with a pitch of 2.54 mm contacts. I have this in there was not, and I used a socket from a computer trail, and the body of the SCART


The pin assignment of the external power connector and multi-functional A/V cable VMC-330. Recording and playback of A/V cable through this both switches must be closed


Audio inputs and outputs on the connector divorced as stereo. In fact, a monophonic sound recorder, and contacts the channels CH1 and CH2 on the shorted board recorder. In the photo below the pin assignments completely

Specifications VCR Sony SL-F1E


     The TV tuner Sony TT-F1E has the same dimensions as the VCR SL-F1E, and almost the same weight, 4,2 kg. On its front panel has the power button tuner and recorder, timer recording mode battery charging timer control group of buttons, selector switch inputs, and 12 buttons select channels. Over the Channel Selector is a vacuum fluorescent sign indicator, which displays the time, information on the timer setting, and the number of the selected TV channel. Bottom right is the receiver's remote control system. On the flip cover is glued brief instructions on setting the clock and timer recording


TV tuner setup panel is on the top side of the housing under the cover


To power the memory tuner settings are two batteries at 2,4 V, 90 mAh, soldered directly to the board, in the photo, they are yellow. Next to them is a metal box module "Converter DC-DC". It converts the voltage of 12V in voltage 40V, -24V, -31V, and AC 3V with a frequency of 50 kHz for the power vacuum fluorescent display


A significant portion of the volume of the body takes a switching power supply, indoor screen with holes


Specifications TV Tuner Sony TT-F1E



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