TBC Plus
TBC Plus with box, manual and cables
GVP TBC Plus 1
GVP TBC Plus 2
GVP TBC Plus 3
Hi Res Version, TBC Plus
- 1232 x 518, 188K
Closeup of TBC Plus cables
- 1188 x 836, 180K
Hi Res version, GVP TBC Plus 1
- 4628 x 2324, 1,389K
Hi Res version, GVP TBC Plus 2
- 4752 x 3168, 5,124K
Hi Res version, GVP TBC Plus 3
- 4752 x 3168, 5,075K

The TBC Plus is a full length Zorro II digital time base corrector with broadcast quality 4:2:2 CCIR-601 throughput and fully integrated procAmp. It also includes a 24bit frame grabber and buffer for use as a digital video store or signal generator. Modules included with ImageFX allow direct editing and manipulation in the frame buffer.

It has the following features:

  • Full transcoding between composite and Y/C (SVHS) input and outputs
  • Realtime professional special effects generator featuring solarisation, strobing and pseudo-colour
  • NTSC/PAL/SECAM signal standards conversion to NTSC or PAL
  • Full processing amplifier control for correcting or adjusting incoming video on the fly.
  • 3 Inputs (2 x Composite, 1 x SVHS) that can be connected simultaneously and switched in software
  • It can convert the 2 Composite inputs into a single SVHS input
  • Optional SMPTE/EBU encoding, decoding and striping
  • Optional Comb filter for clean composite video

BOM details from internal GVP documents can be found here: https://archive.org/details/gvp-tbc-bom


Page contributors: Ed Joseph, Jan Pedersen, Stephen Wagner
Updated: 4/1/2022 . Added: 12/22/2004