VLT-50 VITC/Longitudinal Time Code Translator

The VLT-50 translates SMPTE VITC time code into SMPTE longitudinal time code. When used with video tape players it operates throughout the shuttle search speed range to read and translate the VITC time code into LTC. The LTC generator is genlocked to the input video. The VLT-50 accepts an LTC input to route to the LTC output should VITC become unavailable.
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$349.00

The VLT-50 translates SMPTE  VITC time code into SMPTE longitudinal time code. When used with video tape players it operates throughout the shuttle search speed range to read and translate the VITC time code into LTC. The LTC generator is genlocked to the input video. The VLT-50 accepts an LTC input to route to the LTC output should VITC become unavailable.

  • Translates VITC into LTC at play speed and search speeds from ±20x play speed down to still frame'
  • LTC output can be read by HORITA LTC products to display VITC time code frame-by-frame, make window dubs, log tapes, etc.
  • LTC output can operate time code-based editing systems that use LTC rather than VITC, and can be used to synchronize audio or video recorders requiring LTC, or to make LTC copies, etc.
  • VLT-50 auto select mode automatically routes externally applied LTC directly to the LTC output if VITC is not available'
  • Switch selectable forward only or bi-directional forward/reverse LTC output insures greatest compatibility with a variety of downstream LTC readers, edit controllers, and synchronizers'
  • Selectable -1 frame "search offset" compensates for downstream + 1 frame when translating slow or still frame.
  • Regenerates VITC for edit system Record deck when used with VG-50.
  • Available in NTSC RS-170A or PAL 625/50 models.
  • Operates from 9 volts DC. Supplied with an AC adapter or can operate from a single 9V battery.
  • Rugged aluminum desktop enclosure measures 2" high, 4"long, 3"wide.
  • Also available in standard 19" Rackmount and Horita 7.5" "Short Rack" packages.