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Sony BCT-60MLA 60-Minute Betacam SP Video Cassette (Large)

Sony BCT-60MLA 60-Minute Betacam SP Video Cassette (Large)
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Sony BCT-60MLA Overview

The Sony BCT-60MLA Betacam SP Video Cassette (Large) is a 1/2" metal tape made for Betacam SP equipment. It offers high C/N, low head-wear, reduced dropouts and outstanding durability, making it ideal for ENG, post-production and other broadcast applications, including TV transmission. It is compatible with Betacam SP recorders. The tape is supplied in a plastic album case.

This Betacam SP video cassette has 60 minutes of recording time.

Betacam SP 1/2" large video cassette with 60 minutes or recording time, supplied in an album case.
A strengthened binder gives metal tape greater durability under the stress of repeated use---important for cart machines and repeated editing.
Alumina-silica metal particle coating keeps retentivity and coercivity high after years of storage.
Dropouts are prevented by the stronger binder, sophisticated quality control and anti-static lid.
Specially designed lubricants extend head life, and controlled surface roughness minimizes modulation noise for a higher S/N ratio.

Sony BCT-60MLA Specs

Betacam SP
Recording Time
60 minutes
Tape Length
1499' (457m)
Alumina-silica metal particle
Album case (1)
1.61 lbs (730g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.4 x 6.3 x 1.2"

Sony BCT-60MLA Reviews

Still a  good choice

By Bill
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-29

Making copies of archived Betacam projects. Sony tapes are dependable.

Never Fails

By Dwise
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2010-05-17

Good old Beta SP. Does what it does and did it well.

Prior Industry Standard

By Noah
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2009-12-25

It was such a standard that while it may be hard to believe, many stations around the country still call for masters on Beta. I prefer Sony over other brands when it comes to Beta, after all they invented it.

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