Welcome to Kitmondo, your premier destination for quality used industrial machinery. Our range includes versatile and high-performance Video Tape Recorders (VTR), perfect for various applications in the broadcast, film, and audio industries.

Priced between €1,000 and €20,000, our VTRs are designed for recording, playback, and archiving video content with exceptional quality. Key features include support for multiple tape formats, advanced editing capabilities, reliable playback, and durable construction.

We proudly offer machinery from top manufacturers such as Sony, Panasonic, and JVC. Each piece of equipment undergoes rigorous testing and inspection to ensure top performance and longevity.

Choosing pre-owned industrial machinery from Kitmondo means getting the best value for your investment without compromising on quality or performance. Trust us to elevate your broadcast, film, and audio operations to new heights of productivity. Explore our extensive range today and let us help you find the perfect VTR for your industrial needs.

Used Codex CDX-3010 Station Recorder


1 x CODEX Recorder Station (CDX-3010) 1 x Recorder CODEX Manual Display CDX-PO65 1 x Codex Desktop Transfer Station for Data Pack 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 256 Gb 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 256 Gb 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 256 Gb 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 256 Gb 1 x …

Used Sony SRW1 Recorder & SRPC-1 HD Video Processor


1 x Sony SRW1 HDCAM SR Portable Digital Recorder 1 x Sony SRPC-1 HD Video Processor 1 x Control Panel for Sony SRW1 1 x Cable 9pin Lemo to 9pin Lemo

Used Codex CDX-3010 Station Recorder


1 x Recorder CODEX Station (CDX-3010) 1 x Recorder CODEX Manual Display CDX-PO65 1 x Codex Desktop Transfer Station for Data Pack 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 480Gb 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 480Gb 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 480Gb 1 x Codex Onboard M Data Pack 480Gb 1 x Onboard Handle and Mount …

Used Panasonic AV-HS410 (demo)


Multi-Format HD Switcher with 8 HDSDI and 1 x DVI inputs. M expandable up to 13 inputs

Used Codex CDX-3010 Station Recorder


1 x Recorder CODEX Station (CDX-3010) 1 x Recorder CODEX Manual Display CDX-PO65 1 x Onboard Handle and Mount for ARRI ALEXA 1 x Case for Recorder CODEX ARRI RAW

Used Sony HDW-M2000P - HDCAM Studio Digital Videotape Recorder and Player


The Sony HDW-M2000P is an HDCAM studio VTR that records and replays 1080 HD signals and playback Betacam, Digital Betacam, and MPEG IMX formats. Available in used condition, the M2000P is fully serviced by the technical lab and covered with a 3 months warranty. Main features of the HDW-M2000P Professional HDCAM Digital VTR 1080/50i Playback of 25P and 29.97P Betacam, …

Sony BVH 3100PS 1"Machine


Sony BVH 3100PS 1"Machine - fully serviced and fully re-engineered for archive play back. Great machine, can be supplied with Dolby option and monitoring if required.

Used Sony SRW-5800


The Sony SRW-5800 is a professional HD digital video cassette Studio Recorder sold in used condition, fully serviced by the technical lab, and covered with a 3 months warranty. Optional cards series HKSR are available separately. Main features of the Sony SRW-5800 Digital video cassette studio recorder with Playback of HDCAM and Digital Betacam videotapes Recording in 1080 and 720 …

Used Sony HDW-M2000 HDCAM Digital VTR recorders


This HDCAM Studio Editing Recorder plays Digital Betacam, Betacam/SP, Betacam SX, MPEG IMX. It records and plays HDCAM at frame rates: 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97PsF, and 25 PsF. It can also play back tapes recorded at 24PsF and 23.98 PsF.

Sony VO-9800P U-MATIC Machine


Sony VO-9800P U-Matic machines fully re-engineered to the highest standard. Complete with warranty.

FOR.A FVW-700 Video Writer- USED


We have several of these FOR.A units available, all of them are in excellent condition! The FVW-700 from FOR.A is a new, high-quality video writer telestrator designed for the broadcast video industry. Contact us today for more information on our FOR.A units! FVW-700 all-in-one model Designed for SDI output. A 1U standalone unit for broadcast studios and cable TV station. …

Exploring Video Tape Recorders (VTRs) in the Kitmondo Broadcast, Film, and Audio Machinery Marketplace

At Kitmondo, we connect industry professionals with top-tier industrial machinery solutions. Our extensive range of offerings includes crucial equipment like Video Tape Recorders (VTRs) within the Broadcast, Film, and Audio category. Let's delve into what these machines are, their significance, and why Kitmondo is the ideal marketplace for buying or selling them.

What are Video Tape Recorders (VTRs)?

Video Tape Recorders (VTRs) are devices used for recording, storing, and playing back video and audio signals on magnetic tape. They have been instrumental in the broadcast, film, and video production industries, providing a reliable means to capture and replay video content. Even with the rise of digital technology, VTRs continue to be valuable for archiving, playback, and certain production tasks.

Types of Video Tape Recorders (VTRs)

  • Broadcast VTRs: High-end machines for television studios, offering broadcast-quality video recording and playback.
  • Production VTRs: Used in film and video production environments for recording and editing.
  • Portable VTRs: Lightweight units designed for field recording, often utilized in news gathering and remote production.
  • Archival VTRs: Specialized for preserving and playing back historical video recordings.
  • Digital VTRs: Record digital video signals, providing higher quality and versatility compared to analog VTRs.
  • Analog VTRs: Record analog video signals, used in traditional video production environments.

The Kitmondo Advantage: Buying & Selling VTRs

Navigating the used industrial machinery market can be complex, but Kitmondo simplifies the process. Here are the key benefits of purchasing through us:


Investing in new VTRs can be expensive, particularly for small studios or production houses. Kitmondo offers these machines at a fraction of the cost of new ones, providing exceptional value for money. Our listings typically range from €1,000 to €10,000, depending on factors like age, brand, condition, and features.

Quality Assurance

Every machine listed on Kitmondo undergoes a thorough evaluation to ensure it is in excellent working condition. This rigorous vetting process guarantees that even pre-owned machinery meets high standards of quality and reliability.

Market Reach

VTRs are essential for efficient and reliable video recording and playback across various industries. Whether you’re buying or selling, Kitmondo provides a reliable platform that ensures convenience and value. Join us in advancing broadcast, film, and audio – where tradition meets innovation.

Benefits of Using VTRs

These machines offer numerous advantages, making them indispensable in the industry:

  • Reliable Recording: Provide a dependable method for capturing video and audio signals with high quality.
  • Playback Versatility: Capable of playing back video content in various formats, making them versatile for reviewing and editing footage.
  • Archival Quality: Essential for preserving video content, maintaining historical footage in its original quality.
  • Editing Capabilities: Many VTRs offer in-machine editing features, allowing precise control over recorded content.
  • Compatibility: Compatible with a wide range of video formats and media types, ensuring flexibility in different production environments.

Key Specifications of VTRs

When assessing these machines, several critical parameters are essential to ensure they meet specific requirements:

  • Tape Format: The type of tape format the VTR supports (e.g., Betacam, VHS, U-matic, Digital Betacam), affecting compatibility with existing media.
  • Recording Quality: The resolution and quality of the recorded video, impacting clarity and detail.
  • Playback Features: The range of playback features, such as slow motion, freeze frame, and variable speed.
  • Connectivity: Types of input and output connections available (e.g., SDI, HDMI, composite).
  • Editing Capabilities: Built-in editing functions, such as insert editing and assemble editing.
  • Storage Capacity: The length of recording time the VTR can handle per tape.

Applications for VTRs

These versatile machines find applications across multiple areas due to their high-quality recording and playback capabilities:

  • Television Studios: Recording and playing back broadcast-quality video.
  • Film Production: Capturing and reviewing footage on set.
  • News Gathering: Portable VTRs for field recording by journalists and news crews.
  • Archival Work: Preserving historical footage and ensuring playback quality.
  • Educational Institutions: Teaching students about traditional and modern video recording techniques.
  • Corporate Video Production: Creating corporate videos, training materials, and promotional content.

Leading Manufacturers of VTRs

Several top manufacturers are known for their innovative and high-quality VTRs:

  • Sony: Offers advanced VTRs known for reliability and high-quality recording.
  • Panasonic: Provides efficient and versatile VTRs for various applications.
  • JVC: Specializes in professional video equipment, offering robust VTRs.
  • Ampex: Known for a comprehensive range of VTRs for the broadcast industry.
  • Philips: Provides high-quality VTRs designed for precision and efficiency.
  • Ikegami: Offers versatile VTRs suitable for different production environments.


Video Tape Recorders (VTRs) are invaluable assets in the broadcast, film, and video production industry, offering high-quality, cost-effective, and efficient solutions for recording and playing back video content. Whether for television studios, film production, news gathering, archival work, educational institutions, or corporate video production, these machines ensure superior recording quality and compliance with industry standards. With Kitmondo's support, acquiring or selling VTRs becomes a seamless and reliable process, allowing businesses to focus on producing exceptional video content.