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#1 vladimir peeters SOA

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 09:24 AM

For those who know, this is a rare item, a clamshell (aka "watchman") Hi-8 and Video-8, Sony GV-A500E (PAL ONLY). ideal to replay your family tapes !
4" LCD screen
composite video + audio in/out - RCA/cinch connectors or S-VHS
BE AWARE: for those clients being in FRANCE:
this watchman can NOT read tapes being recorded in SECAM ! 
if you still have your camcorder, check if the s/n is followed by a P (= PAL), a S (=SECAM only), or a P/S (=PAL and SECAM)
You must be sure that your tapes are PAL otherwise you won't be able to play them back !
You know it, I am straight forward, it happened to me once, and the client had to return the item. That meant extra costs for both ... 
From now on, I won't  accept any return if your tapes are not playing back ... 
A tape which I recorded recently on this watchman will be delivered, showing that recording and playback are perfectly working.
Powered by battery (NPF type) or on mains power supply, such as the ones you were using with your camcorder !
(they are NOT delivered, but they are available on request, price to discuss, apart from this sale, but please contact me prior to sale using mail hereunder)
realtoreel (at) skynet.be
The connecting cable between the watchman and a charger/power supply unit is delivered (see picture 4+5)
PRICE: € 375
the PortaBrace pouch with neckstrap is NOT part of this sale, but it is available for an extra €100. please contact me PRIOR to concluding this sale !
If you wish to buy a battery charger/mains power supply unit, it's available for an extra € 75
If you wish to purchase the SONY TGV-100E VHF-UHF tuner which is shown attached to the clamshell, it's available as well as EXTRA, for  € 200 as a bundle, see other separate topic with all details specific to that item
please contact direct my colleague/1st AC: philpiron@gmail.com or realtoreel@skynet.be


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