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No video but have audio

While in servo check mode top/end sensor's are off with no tape in unit. I have no experience with this unit and no manuals to consult any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • carlv Jan 08, 2009

    It only shows UVW-1800 on back label. It has a numbe rwhich i guess to be s/n is 37668. I work at an Univ. and am looking at it to help out.

  • marc301 Apr 08, 2009

    I am having the same problem, I am getting an audio output but not a video output. I tried what the user manual suggested but still no picture.

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics May 11, 2010

    I hope you have related service manual of UVW-1800 VCR (professional series) It is not consumer or low-end model.
    Approx cost of new unit is $7 thousand and it calls betacam editor.




    Service manual will help you to diagnose problem through troubleshooting chart like what to check and hwre to go for double check etc.








  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics May 11, 2010

    This Sony professional series VCR and need qualified tech to do the job.
    Let me know exact model to look for service manual.

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With no tape in the unit, the tape top/end sensors will be "off".

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