I would ask full compass if they can still fix those.
I've sent numerous vcrs and other equipment there and was always very happy.
Our tech has replaced built in batteries in various betacam sx, imx and
digibeta machines. You can still buy them.
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On 5/23/2018 1:10 PM, Rene' Payne wrote:
> Not one but three of my Betacam playback machines died today. This in my
> workhorse for digitizing our massive collection of SP Beta tapes. It
> appears the problem is the hour/minute meter located lower left behind the
> control panel. Apparently there is a built in battery that was supposed to
> last 5 years and lasted over 20. I'd never turned on the other 3 so who
> knows when those died. Does ANYBODY know where or how to find parts? I'm
> talking to the local video repair shops and audio equipment experts but
> nothing yet
> *René OConnell, MS, MSIS*
> *Image Archivist, Denver Museum of Nature & Science*