Series CV-2100/2200 Videocorder Decks Service Manual, 1968

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Sony 2100 and 2200

The CV 2000 was announced by Sony in Japan in October 1964. It was a 2-rotary head unit which used a half-inch tape, and was intended for the consumer market.

Sony Videocorder Educational Price Schedule for 2000 Series (E/P/S 11/67)
CV 2100 $795.00
TCV 2110 $1050.00
CV 2200 $850


From the Service Manual 2100/2200 series
This manual provides service information for the Videocorder decks used in the following SONY Videocorder Models : CV-2100, TCV-2110 and CV-2200. Camera and Monitor service information is found in separate Service Manuals.

The CV-2200 is slightly different from CV-2100, namely only the Duplicate Connector added to CV-2100.


Video recording system: Rotary two-head slant-track scanning.
Recording Signal: 2:1 interlaced .composite video signal based on American TV standards using EIA or industrial sync.
Recording time: 60 minutes (continuous) using V-32 tape
30 minutes (continuous) using V-31 tape
Tape Width: ᄑ"
Tape speed: 7.5 inches per second.
Video modulation System: Frequency Modulation
Resolution: Greater than 220 lines.
Video signal-to-noise ratio: Greater than 40 db.
Video input: 1.4 to 3 volts (p-p), 75 ohms, sync negative
Camera video input: For SONY CVC-2000 and CVC 2100A ONLY, 1.4 volts (p-p), sync negative
Video output: 1.4 volts (p-p), 75 ohms, sync negative
Audio inputs:
microphone: -65 db, 200-600 ohms, unbalanced, manual and AGC.
audio auxiliary input: -20 db, high impedance, balanced
Audio line output: 0 db, high impedance, unbalanced
Audio frequency range: 80-10,000 cps.
Audio signal-to-noise ratio: Greater than 40 db.
Power requirements: 115 to 120 volts AC, 60 Hz plus/minus 0.4 Hz
Power consumption: 80 watts

SONY CV 2200 with top cover plate removed


CV 2200 back

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