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Ampex Television Camera Model List
Model Number Comments Date(1) Description & technology
Alphabetical      
       
ACR-10 M-Format 1/2" tapes c. 1982 ENG/EFP camcorder, colour, Plumbicon, IC
BCC 1   1975 Studio, colour, Plumbicon, transistor/IC
BCC 2 Large Backpack. 1975 Portable colour, Plumbicon, transistor/IC
BCC 3   1975 Studio, colour, Plumbicon, transistor/IC
BCC 4 Strange shape < 1976 Portable colour, Plumbicon, transistor
BCC 10   c. 1980 Studio, colour, Plumbicon, IC
BCC 14 Re badged LDK14 c. 1980 Portable colour, Plumbicon, IC
BCC 20   c. 1980 Portable ENG colour, Plumbicon, micro
BCC 21   c. 1981 Studio colour, Plumbicon, micro
BC 100 L + R,B seq. scan 1968 (r136) Portable colour, 2 x Plumbicon, backpack or TX.
BC 210 L + R,B seq. scan 1969 (r137) Studio colour, 2 x Plumbicon, transistor
BC-210M upgradeable to color c. 1969? Sudio Monochrome, 1 x Plumbicon, transistor.
BC 230   1970 Studio, colour, Plumbicon, transistor
BC 300 VTR backpack 1967/9 ENG, mono, Plumbicon, transistor
BCC 500     Studio, colour, vidicon, transistor
CC 101 & 106 see Link 101 & 106 1969 CCTV, mono, vidicon, transistor.
CC 324     CCTV, mono, vidicon, transistor.
CC 326     Studio, mono, vidicon, transistor.
CC 330     Studio, mono, vidicon, transistor.
CC 450 "Low Cost"   Studio, mono, vidicon, transistor.
CC 452 "Low Cost" 1965 Studio, mono, vidicon, transistor.
       
Marconi MkV see Marconi list c. 1967 Studio IO, mono, Marketed by Ampex in the USA
Marconi MkVII see Marconi list c. 1967 Studio, colour, Plumbicons, Marketed by Ampex
       
VR-660B Table top. c. 1967 Helical scan 2 inch monochrome VTR + Editing
VR-7003 Table top c. 1970 Helical scan 1 inch machine, PAL, replay, industrial.
VR-7803 Table top c. 1970 Helical scan 1 inch machine, PAL, edit master, industrial.
VR-1200 Console. c. 1967 Quadruplex 2 inch, high band, colour/mono VTR, broadcast
VR-1200E "Flat top" version c. 1967 Quadruplex 2 inch, high band, colour/mono VTR, broadcast
       
VR-2000 Console. c. 1967 Quadruplex 2", all band, colour/mono VTR, broadcast
VR-3000 Portable c. 1967 Quadruplex 2". offered with BC300 camera, broadcast
AVR-1 Large Console 1970 Quadruplex 2 inch, high band, colour/mono VTR, broadcast
AVR-2 Modular/table top   Quadruplex 2 inch, high band, colour/mono VTR, broadcast
       
VPR-1 Console   1" helical video recorder, broadcast
VPR-2 Console   1" C format video recorder, broadcast
VPR-3 Console   1" C format video recorder, broadcast
VPR-5 Portable   1" C format VTR, Broadcast, Made by Nagra.
VPR-6 Console   1" C format video recorder, broadcast
VPR-20 Portable   1" C format video recorder, broadcast
       
HS-100   c.1969 Slow motion disk recorder, broadcast

(1) Notes: Dates are tricky!, do you take the design date or the date entered service? It's all a bit vague.

"Plumbicon" is a registered trade mark of Philips, as well as being a Lead Oxide camera tube!

The Ampex pictures and brochuresare reproduced here with the kind permission of Ampex.
See :- www.ampex.com

For more information on Ampex VTRs see "Labguys site" external link.

(136) Broadcast management, June 1968 page 40-43.

(137) Broadcast management, January 1969 page 37-40.

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