Exterior of the Betamax VCR (front). The concealed part at lower right on top of VCR is the TV tuner controller.
Exterior of the Betamax VCR (back). Has DIN "AV" connector and BNC "Video" connectors, which may be considered less common nowadays.
Parts in the interior of the Betamax VCR (top). Main components, such as heavy-duty power source, tape mechanism and its parts (lower left), main circuit boards (right), and TV tuner buttons revealed (lower right).
Parts in the interior of the Betamax VCR (bottom): lower main circuit board (left), tape mechanism (right)
Revealing sandwiched electronic parts, photographed from top unit. Integrated circuits to reduce amount of electronic parts and to reduce the size of the earlier Beta VCRs. Improves general functionality and reliability. Reduces power consumption.
Two main circuit boards: upper part covers the lower part. Photographed from top unit.