AG-TL500 VHS Time-Lapse Video Cassette Recorder (NTSC)

PRODUCT FEATURES
®
AG-TL500 VHS
Time-Lapse
Video Cassette
Recorder
(NTSC)
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PRODUCT FEATURES
• Built-in RS-232C interface
• HR (High Response) mechanism assures
high reliability
• Diecast aluminum chassis
• Repeat record pass indicator
• Blue screen indication in nonrecording
condition
• 2H, 6H, L12H, L24H, 24H, 48H, 72H, 96H,
120H, 168H time modes
• Emergency, alarm and repeat recording
• Weekly timer, daily timer and external
timer recording
• Compatible with multiplexer models
WJ-FS616 and WJ-FS216 via camera
switching pulse output
RECORDING MODES
Rec Mode
VHS
• Compatible with Proteus Control
Systems
Linear Slow
The AG-TL500 is a multifunction
time-lapse recorder. A full week of
recording and playback—168 hours—is
possible and includes many advanced
features, like a repeat record counter,
blue background display for all
nonrecording modes and a record double
lock. The built-in RS-232C interface
allows direct control of the AG-TL500
from the multiplexer model WJ-FS616 or
from your PC with optional PFW100
software.
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Time-Lapse
Rec Time (Max./Approx.)
Interval
2H
2 hrs.
1/60 sec.
6H
6 hrs.
1/60 sec.
L12H
14 hrs.
1 field/0.12 sec.
L24H
26 hrs.
1 field/0.22 sec.
24H
26 hrs.
1 field/0.22 sec.
48H
50 hrs.
1 field/0.42 sec.
72H
74 hrs.
1 field/0.62 sec.
96H
98 hrs.
1 field/0.82 sec.
120H
122 hrs.
1 field/1.02 sec.
168H
170 hrs.
1 field/1.42 sec.
Video Tape Recorders
Sound
Yes
No
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
®
AG-TL500 VHS Time-Lapse
Video Cassette Recorder
(NTSC)
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GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
GENERAL
Power Source
Power Consumption
Operating Temperature
Operating Humidity
Weight
Dimensions
SYSTEM
Television System
Video Recording System
Modulation System
Audio Track
TAPE TRANSPORT
Tape Format
Tape Speed
Record/Playback Time
FF/REW Time
VIDEO
Line In (BNC)
Line Out (BNC)
Horizontal Resolution
S/N Ratio
120VAC ±10%, 50/60Hz
17W
41°F–104°F (5°C–40°C)
35%–80%
9.9 lbs. (4.5kg)
315⁄16"H x 1615⁄16"W x 117⁄16"D
(100 x 430 x 290.5mm)
RACK-MOUNT INFORMATION
Rack-Mount Accessory
RK-AGTL500RMK* (optional)
Rack Height (EIA) Units 3 units
Dimensions
5.25"H x 19"W x 15.5"D
*Manufactured by Bi-Tronics, Inc. Tel. (800) 666-0996
Please note this product cannot be ordered from Panasonic Security
& Digital Imaging Co.
19"
EIA standard, NTSC color
signal; 525 lines, 60 fields
4 rotary heads, helical scanning
system (VHS mode)
Luminance: FM azimuth
recording; Chrominance:
converted subcarrier phase
shift recording
1 track
VHS
2H mode: 15/16 ips
(33.35mm/s)
2/6/L12/L24/24/48/72/96/120/168H
with T-120
Less than 3 min. with T-120
1.0Vp-p, 75 ohms unbalanced
1.0Vp-p, 75 ohms unbalanced
280 lines
45dB (color/monochrome,
2H mode)
5.25"
5.25"
15.5"
SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
AUDIO
Line In (RCA)
-10dBV, 47K ohms unbalanced
Mic In (M3)
-60dBV, 600 ohms unbalanced
Line Out (RCA)
-8dBV, 1K ohm unbalanced
CONNECTORS
Terminal Input
Alarm, alarm reset, REC
Terminal Output
Tape end, warning/REC
Camera Switching Output 12V/0V, pulse width: 16.7 msec.
Remote Control
RS-232C I/F
OPTIONAL ACCESSORY
AG-A11
Wired remote control
Weights and dimensions shown are approximate.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
ARCHITECTS’ AND ENGINEERS’ BID SPECIFICATIONS
The industrial grade time-lapse field recorder shall be a Panasonic Model AG-TL500 or equivalent. The
time-lapse recorder shall not be a modified consumer unit. The time-lapse recorder shall be VHS compatible.
The time-lapse recorder shall provide on-screen programming. The time and date for display as well as for
control of selectable functions shall be generated by a built-in time/date generator. The unit shall display a blue
background for all nonrecording modes. The unit shall have a built-in RS-232C interface to make it suitable for
use in computer-controlled systems. The unit shall have 3 recording modes: VHS, linear slow and time-lapse.
The maximum capacity of the 3 modes, respectively, shall be 6 hours, 24 hours and 168 hours (1 week). The
time-lapse mode shall not allow sound recording but the other 2 modes shall. The unit shall include a repeat
record pass indicator, to count each complete pass of a tape and indicate when to replace a used tape. The
time-lapse recorder shall have connectors for video, audio, camera switchers and other video equipment. The
time-lapse recorder shall be capable of controlling the timed switching on a sequential switcher. The time-lapse
recorder shall have a record review feature for instant operation check. The time-lapse recorder shall not exceed
the following dimensions: 315⁄16"H x 1615⁄16"W x 117⁄16"D. Its weight shall not exceed 9.9 lbs. It shall be UL listed.
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