Horita TCI-50 VITC / LTC Reader and RS-422 Inserter, Composite, 9-Pin

Horita TCI-50 VITC / LTC Reader and RS-422 Inserter, Composite, 9-Pin
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Horita TCI-50 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2High Speed Read
  • 3Bypass
  • 4Auto Mode

The TCI-50 reads VITC or LTC Time-Code; translates and inserts the Time-Code numbers into the RS-422 data stream to an edit controller or PC.

High Speed Read

High Speed Read capability for reading VITC and LTC at various VCR Search/Wind speeds (depending on tape formats).


"Bypass" mode removes TCI-50 from the RS-422 data path.

Auto Mode

Auto mode automatically switches to VITC as a backup when reading LTC.

Horita TCI-50 Specs

InputLongitudinal Time Code, on an RCA connector
Composite Video, for reading VITC, on a BNC connectorRS-422, on a 9-Pin connector
OutputComposite Video, Loop out, on a BNC connector
RS-422, with time code, on a 9-Pin connector
Television SystemNTSC @ 3.58 MHz
ControlFront Panel:
Power: On/Off
Mode: System/Bypass/Local
Select: VITC/Auto/LTC
Power Source9 VDC from an AC Power Supply
Dimensions (WxDxH)3 x 5 x 1.75"
7.62 x 12.7 x 4.45cm
Weight2 lbs
907 grams
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.02 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.4 x 8 x 3.5"
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