Author: TedLangdell

Zinfurbished RCA TR-70C 2″ Quad recorder has shipped!

Zinfurbished RCA TR-70C 2″ Quad recorder has shipped!

The last phase of a multi-year Zinfurbishment has arrived for this RCA TR-70C 2" Quad television tape recorder: It shipped Oct. 24, and is on its way ...
ZinParts: Replacement belts and other parts for broadcast, professional and vintage VTRs and VCRs

ZinParts: Replacement belts and other parts for broadcast, professional and vintage VTRs and VCRs

Zin! VTR Works has parts available for a number of common VCRs, such as these high-quality replacements for Sony 3/4" Umatic recorders: A kit of all f ...
Going to extra-ordinary lengths…

Going to extra-ordinary lengths…

In mid-December, Chief Marketing Officer Ted Langdell drove 400 miles from Northern California to Los Angeles to pick up equipment for Zinspection tha ...
ZinFurbishing an Ampex AVR-2:  What Ken found

ZinFurbishing an Ampex AVR-2: What Ken found

Ken has been working on Ampex AVR-2 Serial #197, which began life as one of a pair of machines at KRBK-TV, Sacramento, California. Seen here at tim ...
Rental: Sony VP-7040 PAL, SECAM, NTSC 4.43 Multi-standard 3/4″ Umatic Player

Rental: Sony VP-7040 PAL, SECAM, NTSC 4.43 Multi-standard 3/4″ Umatic Player

Ken just advised that this Multi-standard Sony VP-7040 is Zinfurbished and ready to roll your PAL, SECAM and NTSC 4.43 tapes. It's been: Clea ...
Zinfurbishing an Ampex AVR-3–An ongoing saga

Zinfurbishing an Ampex AVR-3–An ongoing saga

Principal Engineer Ken Zin has been Zinfurbishing this Ampex AVR-3 in recent weeks. When first powered up, mechanical and electronic problems p ...
IVC 1-Inch Spoken, Zinfurbished, Rented and Sold Here!

IVC 1-Inch Spoken, Zinfurbished, Rented and Sold Here!

This IVC-820-C and other IVC 1-Inch VTRs are available for rental or sale. Zin! VTR Works has IVC 870 editors, IVC 825A, IVC 820-C NTSC, IVC XV-815 ...
ZinFurbished™ Sony VO-9850 3/4″ Umatic VCRs for Archival use

ZinFurbished™ Sony VO-9850 3/4″ Umatic VCRs for Archival use

We’ve put the ZING! back into this  VO-9850 3/4" Umatic VCR         We start with a high serial number machine. That means it’s newer, generall ...
Panasonic AG-W3 “World VHS VCR”: Two available for Rent or Sale

Panasonic AG-W3 “World VHS VCR”: Two available for Rent or Sale

This VCR can convert the signal on tapes made using one television standard to another... and can convert one television standard to another. A ...