Tag: Ampex

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 ...
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 ...