Betamax SL-C6

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Video recording system
Rotary two-head helical scanning
Video Signal
CCIR standards, PAL colour
Aerial input
75-ohm, asymmetrical aerial socket
Channel coverage
UHF: Western European channels
E21 - E68
(Up to 8 programmes can be preset.)
RF output signal
UHF channels E30 to E39 (variable)
75 ohms, unbalanced


Horizontal resolution
260 lines
B/W:300 lines
Video S/N
Colour: Better than 40dB
B/W: Better than 43dB
Audio frequency response
50Hz to 10,000Hz
Audio S/N
Better than 40dB
Audio distortion
Less than 4% at 400Hz

Inputs and outputs

Video input
VIDEO IN:BNC connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75 ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Video output
VIDEO OUT:BNC connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75Ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Audio inputs
AUDIO IN: phono jack
47 kilohms, -10 dBs
(0 d Bs = 0.775 V rms)
MIC: mini jack
-60dBs, suitable for microphone with
600-ohm impedance
AUDIO OUT: Phono jack
Load impedance less than 10 kilohms
-5 dBs with 47 kilohms load,

Tape transport

Tape speed 18.73 mm/sec.
Maximum recording time
2 hours 10 min. (with Sony L-500 cassette)
3 hours 15 min. (with L-750)
Fast forward/rewind time
Within 4 min. (with L-500)


Time indication
Synchronized with power frequency
Control time
24-hour cycle
Timer setting
Only for recording
1 event/week, adjustable for anyday
or for all 7 days of the week or for
every week


Power requirements
220 or 240v AC, 50 Hz
Power consumption
Approx. 460 x 168 x 390 mm (w/h/d)
(18 1/8 x 6 5/8 x 15 3/8 inches)
including projecting parts and controls
Approx. 14.5 kg (32 lbs ) net

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