[Tig] Ampex VR650

Jeff Kreines - Mindspring jeffkreines at mindspring.com
Mon Jan 12 22:18:10 GMT 2015

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

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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?
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