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4 months ago
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A busy 2019 so far: Ken has quickly diagnosed, fixed and shipped a Sony VO-9800 back to an ad agency in Portland, is working on VO-9850 for an Ohio customer, and will be working on a Panasonic AG-1980 series deck coming in Friday from a Texas university.

That’s in addition to refurbishing and ... See more

7 months ago
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(Updated 1:20am PDT, Wed. Nov. 7)

Last year, this time, we were home from setting up working NTSC 29.97i equipment for Season 2 of Netflix GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, similar to what we did for Season 1 in 2016.

The Season 2 sets included the Multi-format edit suite we set up for Season ... See more

8 months ago

Ready to ship! And its not your father's Oldsmobile!

8 months ago
ZinFurbished™ Sony VO-9850 3/4″ Umatic VCRs for Archival use | Zin! VTR Works

We just shipped an Ultra-ZinFurbished VO-9850P PAL deck with NEW Upper Drum to an archive in New Zealand that needs to play Low Band PAL, High Band PAL and SP PAL Tapes!

This VO-9850P PAL unit had our new S-Video YC output option that we can include on any VO-9850 deck we ZinFurbish!

We have ... See more

8 months ago

A kit of four belts for Sony VO-9850 3/4" Umatic decks is almost ready to ship to a customer in Canada! These belts fit a variety of Sony VO and BVU series machines.

Get details and learn how to order ... See more

1 year ago

Tuesday night: Quad Videotape Group Annual Dinner at AMIA!

Worked with, or have an interest in Quad Videotape?

In or near New Orleans? Let us know you'd love to attend. We will meet in the hotel bar, and then move elsewhere for dinner. Details ... See more

1 year ago
Ampex ACR 25

I never know what questions I may be asked.

Does anyone on the list have a working Ampex ACR-25 quad Videotape cartridge machine?

https://youtu.be/m_YXCNpTfAg

Discussing something with a customer this week, the conversation took a bit different turn when they mentioned they had a collection of ... See more

This is a 23 yo machine I documented in 1998.

2 years ago
Quad Videotape Group

If you are attending the National Association of Broadcasters annual convention in Las Vegas, we invite you to check out vintage technology:

https://www.facebook.com/QuadVideotapeGroup/posts/10155251323588166

It's the Ninth Annual
Quad Videotape Group
Annual Luncheon at NAB:

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
12:30 PM

Las Vegas Convention Center

Booth L-2, The Museum of Broadcast Technology

In the hallway outside the North Hall entrance nearest the taxi drop off.

Grab your lunch at one of the food courts, ... See more

2 years ago
Workflow Solutions Tour from JB & A–Now through January!

We'll be in the San Francisco Bay area today

What are we doing? This:

http://www.flashscan8.us/workflow-solutions-tour-from-jb-a-now-through-january/

21Jul Workflow Solutions Tour from JB & A–Now through January! Posted by: TedLangdell Categories: 4K AV Equipment Content Management Data Archiving Digital Asset Management Digital Storage Events HD Information Technology IT IT Equipment Production Equipment Quality Control Storage Streaming ... See more

2 years ago
Join us for Play/back, an NEH symposium on preserving audiovisual heritage

The national endowment for the humanities has a September symposium on the value of media archives.

Here are details:
http://us8.campaign-archive1.com/?u=734f7bdadb42467f38d173329&id=57b7af7cf6&e=ee6977cb97

A National Endowment for the Humanities Symposium on Preserving Audiovisual HeritageSeptember 30, 2016 | Washington, D.C.

3 years ago
flashscan8.us / MWA Nova / Innovative Pixel

#NABShow

COME SEE US in Booth SL-14813 in the QUIETER section of Lower South Hall, where there's a lot to see. Or as I sometimes tell folks: "Have a Ball in the back of Lower South Hall!"

You can here yourself think, hear and see Quality ZinFurbished VTRs and other legacy videotape equipment ... See more

Visit the show directory at http://nab16.mapyourshow.com

3 years ago
flashscan8.us / MWA Nova / Innovative Pixel

#NABShow

COME SEE US in Booth SL-14813 in the QUIETER section of Lower South Hall, where there's a lot to see. Or as I sometimes tell folks: "Have a Ball in the back of Lower South Hall!"

You can here yourself think, hear and see Quality ZinFurbished VTRs and other legacy videotape equipment ... See more

Visit the show directory at http://nab16.mapyourshow.com

3 years ago
All-Badge Access Sessions | NAB Show

#NABShow FREE! No Fooling!

I'd like to invite you to attend the 2106 NAB Show April 18 in Las Vegas for FREE. (You have to get there, but we'll get you in!)

Use code LV3654 at the link below and enter it into the "Exhibits Session 3-Pack" registration package and IT WILL DEDUCT the $150 ... See more

Take advantage of the following Sessions that are open to all NAB Show® registrants. General Sessions | Info Sessions | Sessions in the Attractions and Pavilions Media Standards Summit: The Role of Media Standards in a Connected World Saturday, April 16 In a world where media content is ... See more

3 years ago

Ken's added S-Video OUT capability to a Zinfurbished ForA FA-220 TBC! And CAN ADD S-Video INPUT capability for users who want to time base correct video from S-VIDEO capable decks.

This ForA-220 Framestore TBC has DOC inputs with dropout detection adjustments and Advanced Sync to steer capable ... See more

3 years ago

Ken celebrated another Birthday, yesterday, (Feb. 20, 2015). He's a bit older than videotape... but keeps crafting new mods for machinery and electronics.

3 years ago
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Just back from the Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference in Portland Oregon, where we had a wide selection of video recorders on display ranging from half-inch EIAJ color through VHS, S-VHS, 3/4 inch Umatic, Betacam SP and Digital Betacam:

3 years ago
Happy 59th Anniversary of the CBS use of Quad videotape for broadcast | The Quad Videotape Group

59 years ago, history was made when CBS engineers in Television City hit record on two Ampex VRX-1000 Quad video recorders before the November 30, 1956 4:15 p.m. Pacific/7:15 p.m. Douglas Edwards news broadcast from New York, and played the tape back at 6:15 Pacific time to the dozen CBS affiliates ... See more

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

Need belts for Sony BVU-9xx or VO-series Umatic VCRs? ZinParts are available!

http://www.flashscan8.us/zinparts-replacement-belts-and-other-parts-for-broadcast-professional-and-vintage-vtrs-and-vcrs/

25Jan ZinParts: Replacement belts and other parts for broadcast, professional and vintage VTRs and VCRs Posted by: TedLangdell Categories: 2" Quad (Broadcast format) 3/4" Umatic Accessories EIAJ 1/2" Reel to Reel Parts Supplies Video Equipment Video Equipment Service Video Recorder Parts and ... See more

4 years ago

Ken's been working on a pair of Sony AV-3600 monochrome 1/2" EIAJ VTRs for a customer.

Keep watching for something in the Quad arena that may surprise folks.

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