Philips 1983
Betamax V2020

Video 2000  



Video recording system
V2000, Rotary two-head helical scanning
Video Signal
CCIR standards, PAL colour
Aerial input
75-ohm, asymmetrical aerial socket
Channel coverage
UHF: Western European
channels band IV/V
471.25-855.25 Mhz
(Up to 99 programmes can be preset.)
RF output signal
UHF channels E30 to E43 (variable)
75 ohms, unbalanced


Horizontal resolution
Luminance 3MHz ( -20db)
Chroma 600khz (-26db)
B/W:312 lines
Video S/N
Better than 44dB CCIR
421-2 annex III
Drop-Out compensation
> 16db, 5 lines max
Audio frequency response
50Hz to 10,000Hz ( 8db )
Audio S/N
Approx 50dB DIN 45500

Inputs and outputs

Video input
VIDEO IN: Via A-V adaptor
1.0 V (p-p)
75 ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Video output
VIDEO OUT: Via A-V adaptor
1.0 V (p-p)
75Ohms, unbalanced,
sync negative
Audio inputs
AUDIO IN: Via A-V adaptor
Audio outputs
AUDIO OUT: Via A-V adaptor
Tuner input sensitivity
< 120 µ V Band IV > V

Tape transport

Tape speed 24.40 mm/sec.
Maximum recording time
2 x 4 hours 0 min. (with VCC-480 cassette)
Fast forward/rewind time
180 sec. (with VCC-480)


Time indication
24-hour cycle
Timer setting Only for recording
Power backup
incorporating self charging circuit


Power requirements
240v AC, 50-60 Hz
Power consumption
75W ( 15W standby )
Approx. 540 x 365 x 365 mm (w/h/d)
including projecting parts and controls
Approx. 17.5 kg net