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ESE 488U-RS Time Code Generator with R Option (RS232C)
  • ESE 488U-RS Time Code Generator with R Option (RS232C)
  • ESE 488U-RS Time Code Generator with R Option (RS232C)
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ESE 488U-RS Time Code Generator with R Option (RS232C)

Manufacturer: ESE

Item #: ESE-488U-RS   •   MFG #: ES488U-RS


List Price:$1,750.00
Our Price:$1,269.70

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Availability: Direct Ship From Manufacturer
Item ships directly from the manufacturer. Normal delivery time is 2-7 business days and is subject to manufacturer availability. Need it sooner? Call 800-522-2025, or email Customer Service for expedited delivery options.
  • Special Order Item: non-cancelable, non-returnable, non-refundable.
  • 2 - 7 Day Normal Delivery Time - Faster Shipping Options at Checkout or Call Us.



The ES-488U is a microprocessor-based unit which can Generate, Read and Video Insert SMPTE time code. All controls are front panel mounted while the inputs and outputs are accessible via rear mounted connectors. The unit may be remotely operated via RS232 interface to a PC running the Control Panel software.

  • Features

    • Reader/Generator "Hold" control
    • Presettable Time & User Bits
    • Reads/ Generates Time and User Bits
    • .56" Yellow LED display
    • Regenerated Time Code output
    • Error Bypass
    • Reads 1/30 to 30x play speed,
    • Drop-Frame/Non Drop-frame modes with indicator
    • Video/Blackburst and Color Frame inputs
    • 2 Video outputs
    • Position/Size/Brightness controls for Video Insert
    • Keyed/Transparent/Background/No Background Modes
    • SMPTE, EBU & Film modes
    • 220-240 VAC (110-120 VAC is standard) & UL options available (call us)
  • Specifications

    • Time Code Input: 100 mV - 10 Vpp; 2kU input impedance
    • unbalanced
    • Time Code Output: 0 dB into 600U, balanced
    • Video In/Out: 1 Vpp, 75U
    • Color Frame Input: Field #1 Vertical interval negative
    • TTL/CMOS pulse
    • Drift: 2 Seconds/Day
    • Display: Eight Digits, Yellow LED, .56" High
    • Electrical: 117 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    • Power: 10 Watts Maximum
    • Mechanical: 1.75" x 19" Rack Mount, 10" Deep

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