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Old 12-21-2011, 02:46 PM
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Quasar VR1000 video recorder wants a new home

I have one of these here taking up space. I was thinking of scrapping it but after looking it over, this thing is too unique to destroy.
I plugged it in and it powered up. Attempted to play the tape but would shutdown after a couple of seconds. Not wanting to do a full restoration I opened it up to check belts and found one stretched. I replaced it and to my delight it now plays tapes. It still doesn't rewind though. It needs a good going over replacing the remainder of belts and maybe some tires too. That's something I don't have the time or interest on doing.
I'd like it to go to a good home. What would be the best way to accomplish that? I was thinking Ebay but a quick search shows nothing this unique there.
Whats this thing worth? Has one 120 min tape loaded.






And here's the money shot....

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Old 12-21-2011, 09:44 PM
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Unique indeed! Looks like it's the only machine built for that format.

Found this site with a little info on it.
http://www.labguysworld.com/Quasar_VR-1000.htm
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:17 AM
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That is so cool! If you are located near Milwaukee you might be able to sell it to me.
I've got a thing for strange, and obsolete recording formats.
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Old 12-22-2011, 10:50 AM
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I had one of those in similar working condition. Sold for about $10-20 dollars on ebay, with a massive shipping charge to get it to its new owner in Florida, IIRC. Mine had a dehumidifier built in, I don't see that feature on yours.
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:30 AM
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Ebay item: 200737425265

Finally got around to listing. Apologies to all those interested for keeping you waiting.
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Old 04-09-2012, 02:20 PM
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I see the Quasar was sold,If the buyer is a VK member,and if they are interested,I have a VC 120 tape for that machine
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:00 PM
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Is this thing sold? I have been looking for one and need carts for it too. Julian
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