PCM-F1
1983
Betamax PCM-F1



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Specifications

System
PCM Encoder and Decoder
Number of channels
Two PCM channels
Modulation system
PCM system using NTSC or CCIR (PAL/SECAM) standard TV signals
Coding format
EIAJ standard (14-bit) and 16-bit format
Sampling frequency
44.056kHz (NTSC), 44.1kHz (PAL/SECAM)
Quantization
14-bit linear quantization or 16-bit quantization
Number of codes
128 bits/1 TVH
Muting condition
More than 96 TVH of dropout
Emphasis
Pre-emphasis time constant 50µsec
De-emphasis time constant 15µsec
Frequency response
10-20,000Hz ±0.5dB
Dynamic range
More than 86dB (14-bit)
More than 90dB (16-bit)
Harmonic distortion
Less than 0.007% (14-bit)
Less than 0.005% (16-bit)
Channel separation
More than 80dB
Wow and flutter
Beneath measurable limits
Inputs
LINE x 2 (Phono jack), -10dB, 40kΩ
MIC x 2 (Standard), Low impedance
VIDEO (Phono jack), 1Vp-p, 75Ω
COPY (Phono jack), 1Vp-p, 75Ω
Outputs
LINE x 2 (Phono jack), -10dB, load impedance over 10kΩ
Headphones (Stereo standard), -24 ~ -48dB, 5 steps, low impedance
VIDEO (Phono jack), 1Vp-p, 75Ω
COPY (Phono jack), 1Vp-p, 75Ω
Video recorder compatibility
All models in Beta, U-Matic, and VHS formats
Power consumption
DC17W
Power requirements
AC120V/60Hz or AC220V/50Hz (NTSC) and
AC220V/50Hz or AC240V/50Hz (PAL/SECAM)
with the supplied AC adaptor
Dimensions
215(W) x 80(H) x 305(D) mm
(8½ x 3¼ x 121/8))
Weight
4kg (8lb 13oz)
Supplied accessories
AC-700 AC adaptor
Dimensions
107(W) x 80(H) x 305(D)mm
(4¼ x 3¼ 121/8)
Weight
3kg (6lb 10oz)
RK-112 stereo connecting cord
VMC-110C connecting cord for PCM-F1 and SL-2000 (NTSC) or PCM-F1 and SL-F1/UB (PAL/SECAM)
VMC-1S coaxial cord (NTSC) or coaxial cord with BNC and phono connectors (PAL/SECAM)
Shoulder strap

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