[Tig] Ampex VR650

Jeff Kreines - Mindspring jeffkreines at mindspring.com
Mon Jan 12 23:42:41 GMT 2015


Nils — love the handles — it was “portable!”  Also love the joystick, though buttons are obviously better in the long run.

> On Jan 12, 2015, at 4:34 PM, Nils LindPetersen <nils.lp91 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> hi Jeff
> I'm also to young to know this machine, but the VR650 can very well  be the 50fps version, 
> this picture shows a sample of  a german VR650 looking slightly better than the one belonging  to my museum
> http://www.technikum29.de/shared/photos/kommunikationstechnik/ampex.vr650.jpg <http://www.technikum29.de/shared/photos/kommunikationstechnik/ampex.vr650.jpg>
> Nils
> 
> 
> 2015-01-12 23:18 GMT+01:00 Jeff Kreines - Mindspring <jeffkreines at mindspring.com <mailto:jeffkreines at mindspring.com>>:
> Isn’t it a VR-660?  Or was the European model numbered differently?  It’s cousin, the VR1500, was the first VTR I used, but I was in 6th grade and wasn’t allowed to open it up and work on it!
> 
> Good luck!
> 
> Jeff Kreines
> Kinetta
> 
> > On Jan 12, 2015, at 4:02 PM, Nils LindPetersen via Tig <tig at colorist.org <mailto:tig at colorist.org>> wrote:
> >
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> >
> > Hi all
> >
> > this is maybe off topic, but
> > I am looking for dokumentation in my attempt to get an about 1965 helical
> > 2" Ampex VR650 to function.
> > Servo is kind of working in forward and with a gentle push on take-up reel
> > also in rewind, but so far no video out,
> > (I want to trace for RF from the heads?)
> > Perhaps Ted Langdell or someone on the quad-tape list can help?
> >
> > happy new year to everyone on this estemed list
> > from
> > Nils Lind Petersen
> > http://tig.colorist.org/wiki/index.php/User:Nlp <http://tig.colorist.org/wiki/index.php/User:Nlp>
> >
> > now working voluntary at http://www.drmuseum.dk/35241914 <http://www.drmuseum.dk/35241914>
> > (sorry only danish spoken and written on the pages, though you might like
> > the video)
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