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14 pin SONY BETAMAX female connector layout
14 pin SONY BETAMAX female connector
for some old Sony Betamax/Betacord cameras like SONY HVC3000C
Pin Signal
1 Camera video out
2 Camera video out ground
3 Camera video in
4 Camera video in ground
5 Camera pause. Shorting this pin momentarily to ground will toggle between pause and record or play mode.
6 Tally signal from the video to the camera. This causes the red light in the view finder to be displayed on the camera. It puts 5v on the pin when the video is in Record Mode, Playback, Audio Dub, x2 or Cue/Review mode.
7 Camera audio out CH-2
8 Record review. When the record review switch is pressed on the camera the video plays the last three seconds of the previous recording for monitoring.
9 Camera audio out CH-1
10 Audio ground
11 Camera audio in CH-1
12 Camera audio in CH-2
13 Camera power 12v in. Note, this is internally fused in the VCR
14 Power ground

Note: Not all machines implement all available options.

14 pin SONY BETAMAX male connector layout
14 pin SONY BETAMAX male connector
According to 2 reports in our database (2 positive and 0 negative) the Sony 14 pin pinout should be correct.

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