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Asti Product Specifications

Asti Product Number: 550

Product Description:
4 Head HiFi VHS Video Head

Primary Manufacturer Replacements:

The Primary Manufacturer may not match your current model. Frequently, manufacturers will use replacement parts from other suppliers. Refer to the part number or model number.

List of relevant part numbers or model numbers:
SLV-690HF, SLV-78HF, SLV-751, SLV-750, SLV-740HF, SLV-733HF, SLV-761HF, SLV-695HF, SLV-765HF, SLV-685HF, SLV-675HF, SLV-660HF, SLV-640HF, SLV-60HFC, SLV-595HF, SLV-70HFC, SLV-790HF, SLV-L7HFPA, SLV-L7HFMX, SLV-AV100C, SLV-980HF, SLV-975HF, SLV-760HF, SLV-795, SLV-X5MX, SLV-780HF, SLV-778HF, SLV-777HF, SLV-776HF, SLV-771HF, SLV-770HF, SLV-798HF,

Technical Notes
Problem: Good picture in SP mode4, bad tadpoling or comettailing in EP Mode, looks like bad heads.
Fix: C1 on captstan motor. 22/16v

Important Ordering Information
The Sony head with 2 screws and solder points on top use Asti part number 550. Sony also makes a head/motor assembly which DOES NOT come apart. If it has aluminum and no screws on top, the 550 will not work. This part much be purchased from Sony direct.

Asti specializes in TV, Monitor, and Projection flyback transformers and splitters; DVD and CD optical pickup lenses (laser pickup); and video heads for camcorder, Betacam, Betamax, VHS, S-VHS, HiFi, Timelapse, etc. If you don't find what you are looking for, call a product specialist.