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Sony Betamax SL-3030 Beta VCR [TGP 068]

Sony SL-3030 Betamax VCR - refurbished, includes remote

Used, but carefully restored, cleaned, lubricated and tested by our technician.

This VCR performed very well with all of our Beta test and alignment tapes.


~ sharpness control allows sharpening or softening of the image.

~ features playback at all three Beta speeds; BI, BII and BIII. It records at BII and BIII speeds.

Important: The buttons on the front panel are worn and a bit crooked. They often don't work reliably. However all functions work well when using the remote control. The sale price has been discounted to reflect this problem. Please understand this before ordering. There are no returns because of the front button problem.

This is a great beta player to transfer your '80s Beta tapes to digital!  (To make digital transfers, you need to capture into a computer or DVD burner. These units are not included)

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Condition: This used VCR been tested and refurbished by our technician. In very good operational condition, however front buttons don't work well, you might have to use the remote; some minor scuffs, on the back panel there's some light corrosion;  Otherwise quite clean and good looking. (see photos) 

Features: Plays all three Beta speeds; Beta I, Beta II and Beta III tapes. Fast scan mode. Solenoid controlled action. Composite video output (RCA connector), mono audio output (RCA connector)

Includes: RCA hookup cable included, and original wireless remote control. There is no instruction booklet however operation of the unit is quite straightforward.

Shipping charges: This Beta VCR is a well built, heavy duty unit, weighing about 23lbs. Shipping charges are based on weight combined with the measured girth of the box. You can see the shipping charges when you add the item to your cart.

Important: This is a Beta format tape player. This unit does not play VHS

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Regular Price: $325.95
Sale Price: $225.95

Electronic Equipment Standard Return Policy:

TGrant Photo Return Policies

General Policy

These are TGrantPhoto.com’s ("TGrantPhoto”, “we” or “our”) Standard Return Policies applicable only to products purchased by you directly from the TGrantPhoto.com & TGPSales.com website.

All product returns require a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. You may obtain an RMA number by contacting TGrantPhoto Customer Service through any of the methods provided at www.tgrantphoto.com/contact

Any return for a refund may be subject to a 15% - 25% restocking fee and original shipping charges. Customer pays return shipping charges.

Products that are not eligible for return and will be sent back to you at your cost and expense if received by us:

Any product not purchased from TGrantPhoto.com or it's subsidiary TGPsales.com

Any product without a valid, readable serial number, including but not limited to products with missing, damaged, altered, or otherwise unreadable serial number.

Any product that is returned without all original packaging and accessories, including the manuals, cables, and all other items originally included with the product.

Any product that exhibits physical damage. Any product with a damaged or torn warranty seal.

Any product which has been opened, used, or tampered with in any way which jeopardized TGrantPhoto's ability to remarket or resell the product. TGrantPhoto  maintains full discretion in decisions regarding a products fitness for return.


Electronic Equipment Standard Return Policy

Return for refund within: 10 days

Restocking Fee: Yes

This is our Standard 10-Day Return Policy. All electronic equipment sold on TGrantPhoto are covered by this policy (unless stated otherwise) and must be returned to TGrantPhoto within 10 days of the invoice date for this policy to apply. “Return” constitutes receipt of the product by TGrantPhoto, and not the mere issuance of an RMA. TGrantPhoto will be not be responsible for the cost of return shipping; please contact TGrantPhoto's customer service department to obtain an RMA number and instructions regarding how to ship the product back to TGrantPhoto .

This policy includes (but is not limited to); DVD players, VCRs, LaserDisc Players, video processors.

NOTE: For all electronic equipment over $250, An adult (age 18 or older) is required to sign the shipping courier's release form to complete delivery. It is highly recommended that you inspect the product upon delivery for visible damage. Large item shipments require that shipping damage is reported within 48 HOURS of the product’s delivery. Any damage reported more than 48 HOURS after the product delivery will not be accepted by TGrantPhoto . After delivery, please read all included documentation regarding installation and proper use of the equipment. If you need to return a product that was shipped via Large Item Delivery, please contact TGrantPhoto's customer service department to obtain instructions on how to return the product.

IMPORTANT: All our VCRs and Video Processors are designed and tested for correct playback on TVs with video inputs. We do not guarantee that VCRs or Video Processors will work with computer capture cards. VHS tapes that have copyguard protection may not play back properly on some VCRs.

Any electronic equipment that is returned under this policy must be in the condition as described in the original TGrantPhoto sales description, in its original packaging with all original accessories and manuals. If the electronic equipment is missing the serial number or UPC bar code, the return will NOT be accepted by TGrant Photo. Any electronic equipment returned under this policy that is found to be damaged due to the customer’s neglect, abuse or misuse will NOT be accepted.

Items shipped to another address after original delivery do not qualify for return or refund. An item that has been re-shipped voids any and all warranties.

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$100 OFF Sony SL-3030

Sale Price: $225.95 / ea You Save: $100.00 (30.68%)!