(The following text and the image above is from the advertising brochure
for this product. This item was generously donated by Steve Kyte.)
series is the "ultimate" TBC line available, incorporating more high performance
features than any other time base corrector / synchronizer line on the
market today. This series is designed for high bandwidth operation at 6.5
Mhz while providing a full 0-20 dB variable noise reduction in any operating
mode, including transcoding, with no impairment to high resolution characteristics.
significance is the built in comb filter, which is front panel selectable.
This feature allows the operator to activate and / or deactivate the filter
at any time, even during an edit passage. In addition, all TBC and synchronizer
functions are fully accessible from the optional remote control unit.
6.5 series handles full transcoding of Y/C, 3/4 DUB, Y/R-Y/B-Y, and composite.
All units pass vertical interval test and reference signals without degradation.
Digital effects include: posterization, sepia, mosaic, strobe and freeze.
are available in this series: the model 600 TBC without digital effects;
601 TBC with digital effects; 605 TBC composite only; 610 synchronizer
with limited digital effects; 611 synchronizer with full digital effects;
and 650 synchronizer composite only. Series options include the 60-R remote
control unit, and 60-C high performance 3/4 dub cable. With prices ranging
from $3,200.00 to $6,700.00, the Excel 6.5 series TBCs and Synchronizers
offer the best price / performance value in the industry.
that was many years ago. This TBC is no longer in production. That's why
it's in this museum. LabGuy's unit is not as pretty as the one in the photo.
And it does have the wrong cover on it. But, it is everything the description
says it is! Except for the Posterization, Sepia and Mosaic effects options.
More High Performance Functions than Any Other Line
6. 5 Mhz High bandwidth Operation
Full transcoding between Y/C, 3/4 DUB, Y/R-Y/B-Y, and
0-20 dB Variable Noise Reduction
Front Panel Selectable Comb Filter
Built-In Digital Effects
Passes VITS and VIRS without Degradation
All Functions Available on Optional Remote Control Panel
Pricing to suit any budget
Nothing! I work where all of the info and parts are available!