Toshiba 1982
Betamax V-9600

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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 12 programmes can be preset.)
RF output signal
UHF channels E31 to E39 (variable)
75 ohms, unbalanced


Horizontal resolution
260 lines
B/W:300 lines
Video S/N
Better than 42dB
Audio frequency response
50Hz to 8,000Hz
Audio S/N
Better than 40dB

Inputs and outputs

Video input
VIDEO IN: Phono connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75 ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Video output
VIDEO OUT: Phono connector
1.0 V (p-p)
75 ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Audio inputs
AUDIO IN: phono connector
50 kilohms, -10 dBs
(0 d Bs = 0.775 V rms)
Audio outputs
AUDIO OUT: Phono connector
Load impedance 47 kilohms
-5 dBs with 47 kilohms load, unbalanced

Tape transport

Tape speed
18.73 mm/sec.
Maximum recording time
2 hours 10 min. (with L-500 cassette)
3 hours 15 min. (with L-750)
Fast forward/rewind time
Within 5 min. (with L-500)


Derived from AC line frequency
Time indication
24-hour cycle
Timer setting only for recording
3 events/ 2week, adjustable for any
day or for all 7 days of the week or for every week


Power requirements
240v AC, 50 Hz
Power consumption
Approx. 480 x 165 x 310 mm (w/h/d)
(18.9 x 6.5 x 12.2 inches)
including projecting parts and controls
Approx. 11 kg