Panasonic NV-8100 Series

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Panasonic NV-8100
Panasonic NV-8100D
Panasonic NV-8100AD

Both NV-8100 and 8100D are black and white fully transistorized ᄑ" decks, using 2 video heads. Neither was color adaptable. The NV 8100AD is an electronic editor, while the NV 8100 is not. The NV 8100AD had a remote control feature and was adaptable to auto rewind. It also had an auto gain control. Both decks had one audio channel with capability of audio dubbing. Neither did slow motion. Both accepted standard TV cameras, and allowed the operator to duplicate from machine to machine.

NV-8100

This was a pre-EIAJ ᄑ" VTR introduced about 1968. It ran at 12 IPS giving a 40 minute recording time per 7 inch reel with 2400 feet of tape. It has a push button video head cleaner, visible at the top of the head drum.

From the Product Literature -
The Panasonic NV-8100 is a fine Solid State video tape recorder designed as the fundamental component of a basic VTR system. Utilizing Panasonic's reliable twin motor system with exculsive 2 rotary Hot Pressed Ferrite heads, the NV 8100 records and plays back with outstanding fidelity and clear picture detail. Among the fine performance features of the NV 8100 are audio dubbing, to give you editing control over sound after picture has been recorded, and adaptability to playback through a conventional television received by means of the optional RF adapter. Instant still framing is possible. Easy-to-operate controls make the Panasonic NV 8100 VTR among the industry's most useful video recorders, and the NV 8100's sturdy cabinet and strong lid insure long and trouble-free performance. Tapes from the NV 8100 are fully interchangeable with all Panasonic NV 8100 series video tape recorders.

Power: AC 117 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption: Approx. 160 Watts
Video Recording System: 2 Rotary Heads, USA Standards (525 lines, 60 fields)
Video Modulation System: Both sideband FM
Video Modulation System: 12 i.p.s.
Tape Speed 7 inches
Reel Size ᄑ"
Heads:
     Video: 2 Rotary Heads
     Audio/Control: 1 Stationary
      Erase Head: 1 Full Track
     Erase Head: for Audio Dubbing
Recording Time: 40 minutes with NV-P71 (2400 ft)
Horizontal Resolution (on Monoscope Test Pattern): More than 260 lines
Active Elements: Fully Transistorized
Frequency Response:
     Video: Greater than 2 MHz
     Audio: 80 ヨ 10,000 Hz
Signal to Noise Ratio:
     Video: Better than 40db
     Audio: Better than 40db
Input Level:
     Video: Min. 0.5 Vp-p
     Audio: MIC 0.001 V (-60db)
     AUX 0.1 V (-20db)
Input Impedance:
     Video: 75 ohm unbalanced
     Audio: MIC 20K ohm unbalanced
     AUX 1M ohm unbalanced
Output Level:
     Video: 1.0 Vp-p (0 db)
     Audio: 0.1 V (-20 db)
Output Impedance:
     Video: 75 ohm unbalanced
     Audio: 600 ohm unbalanced

Dimensions: 17 ᄐ" (W) x 10 5/8" (H) x 17" (D)
Weight: 53 pounds

Standard Accessories:
7" empty reel (1 pc)
AC Cord (7ft) (1 pc)
VTR/TV connection cable (5 ft) (1 pc)
Video Splicing Tape (1 pc).
 
 

NV-8100D

This is a pre-EIAJ ᄑ"VTR with a matching 19" Monitor introduced about 1968. This machine runs at 12 IPS giving a 40 minute recording time per 7 inch reel with 2400 feet of tape. It also has a push button video head cleaner. It included a large red "edit" button just above the white record key, indicating that there were modifications to the servo system. The cost was about
$1050 in 1968.
 

NV-8100AD

From the Product Literature
The Panasonic NV 8100AD solenoid operation ᄑ" video tape recorder adds the important extra of electronic editing to its many other technical assets. Solenoid operation permits the attachment of a full range of Panasonic VTR accessories, and the additional features of Automatic Gain Control and Panasonic "Auto-Clean" head cleaning mechanism extend the NV 8100AD's versatile performance capabilities. Complete Solid State, with Panasonic's twin motor system and exclusive 2-Rotary Hot Pressed Ferrite heads, the NV 8100AD will give you recording fidelity second to none in the ᄑ" VTR field. The NV 8100AD allows both still framing and audio dubbing, and playback through a conventional television receiver is possible with the optional RF adaptor. Instant-touch push-button controls and a durable cabinet are other features of the NV 8100AD, as well as interchangeability of tapes with all Panasonic NV 8000 series VTRs.

Power: AC 117 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption: Approx. 165 Watts
Video Recording System: 2 Rotary Heads, USA Standards (525 lines, 60 fields)
Video Modulation System: Both sideband FM
Video Modulation System: 12 i.p.s.
Tape Speed 7 inches
Reel Size ᄑ"
Heads:
     Video: 2 Rotary Heads
     Audio/Control: 1 Stationary
     Erase Head: 1 Full Track
     Erase Head: for Audio Dubbing
Recording Time: 40 minutes with NV-P71 (2400 ft)
Horizontal Resolution (on Monoscope Test Pattern): More than 260 lines
Active Elements: Fully Transistorized
Frequency Response:
     Video: Greater than 2 MHz
     Audio: 80 ヨ 10,000 Hz
Signal to Noise Ratio:
     Video: Better than 40db
     Audio: Better than 40db
Input Level:
     Video: Min. 0.5 Vp-p
     Audio: MIC 0.001 V (-60db)
     AUX 0.1 V (-20db)
Input Impedance:
     Video: 75 ohm unbalanced
     Audio: MIC 20K ohm unbalanced
     AUX 1M ohm unbalanced
Output Level:
     Video: 1.0 Vp-p (0 db)
     Audio: 0.1 V (-20 db)
Output Impedance:
     Video: 75 ohm unbalanced
     Audio: 600 ohm unbalanced

Dimensions: 17 ᄐ" (W) x 10 5/8" (H) x 17" (D)
Weight: 63 pounds

Standard Accessories:
7" empty reel (1 pc)
AC Cord (7ft) (1 pc)
VTR/TV connection cable (5 ft) (1 pc)
Video Splicing Tape (1 pc).

The 8100 and 8100AD are not listed on the Panasonic Price Schedule effective August 1, 1972.
 

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