• Sony Super Betamax VCR - SuperBeta - Sony SL-HF1000
Sony Super Betamax VCR - SuperBeta - Sony SL-HF1000
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Sony Super Betamax VCR - SuperBeta - Sony SL-HF1000

$ 1,889.99



The Sony SL-HF1000 is a studio editing Betamax that brings ultra-sophisticated professional capabilities to the world of home video! With the SL-HF1000, you'll be able to edit automatically between two VCR's with smooth, professional results―even combine Beta, 8mm, and VHS formats to create your own home video movies with clear, sharp image quality and dramatic stereo sound.

The SL-HF1000 also brings home a superb array of special video features, including the Jog/Shuttle dial for variable picture speed search and editing/programming/channel select functions.

  • Time Search feature on the remote (lets you search for an exact spot using hours and minutes)

  • Complete alpha-numeric alphabet and two backgrounds (Transparent or black background)

  • EE mode (which lets you view a momentary live picture during tape playback!)

  • Time Remaining Indicator (you set the tape length for L500, L750, L830 tape)

  • 8-segment Automatic Assemble Editing (when used with two SL-HF1000's)

  • Full on-screen display showing hours/min./sec./frames

  • The Sony SL-HF1000 has a list of features is endless

  • Jog/shuttle wheel on the unit as well as on the remote

  • True insert video editing using two flying erase heads

  • New B-I Super High Band 6.0 mhz record mode

  • Built-in character generator with 4 font sizes

  • 181-channel cable-ready stereo tuner

  • Monthly calendar for setting the timer

  • Headphone jack w/volume control

  • 21-day, 8-event programming

  • EJECT button on the remote

  • 19-segment indexing

  • 8-page memory

  • Audio dubbing

  • Black Screen

  • Time Search

  • Mic input

  • 4 heads

Super Beta Hi-Fi System Audio Frequency Modulation (AFM)
Format Beta
Dynamic Range More than 80dB
Frequency Response 20 - 20,000Hz
Wow and Flutter Less than 0.005%
Channel Coverage
VHF: Ch. 2 - Ch. 13
UHF: Ch. 14 - Ch. 69 (-56 Channels)
CATV: Midband A-2, A-1, A through I, Superband J through W
  Total:    181 Ch.
Antenna Terminals 75-ohm external antenna terminal for VHF / UHF
Timer Clock Synchronized with the power frequency, 12-hour cycle with 10 minutes power back-up; Programmability: 8 events in 3 week period
Video / Audio
Video Inputs / Outputs
Video In: RCA phono type, 75-ohm, unbalanced, sync negative
Video Out: RCA phono type, 75-ohm, unbalanced, sync negative
Audio Inputs / Outputs
Audio In: RCA phono type (2), -10dB, more than 47 kilo ohms
Audio Out: RCA phono type (2), -10dB (loaded at 47 kilo ohms), less than 10 kilo ohms
Headphones: Stereo STD jack (1), -26dB, 8-ohm
Video Recording System Rotary two-head helical scanning system
Video Signal EIA standards, NTSC color
Video Signal-to-Noise Ratio Better than 33dB (Beta hi-fi OFF
Audio Signal-to-Noise
Beta l-ll: 50-10,000Hz (Beta hi-fi OFF)
Beta lll: 50-7,000Hz (Beta hi-fi OFF)
Power Requirements 120V AC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption 50 watts
Weight 30 lbs., 4 oz. (13.72 kg)
Dimensions 17" x 4.9" x 16.2" (430mm x 125mm x 413mm)

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