SUBJECT: Purchase of Broadcast Videotape Recorders
DESCRIPTION: The 3/4" videotape format is slowly being discontinued and KTWU is replacing and upgrading its 3/4" videotape machines. Bids for purchasing three (3) Sony PVW-2800 Beta SP editing machines. The low bid, from Mission electronics, is $15,800 per machine for a total purchase price of $47,400, half of which will be provided by the Kansas Public Broadcasting equipment funds.
FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS: $23,700 from funds available in the KTWU Building Fund (Acc't #03-09-00470).
RECOMMENDATION: President Farley recommends Board approval of a contract in the amount of $47,400 to Mission Electronics, Inc., to purchase the three Sonay PVW-2800 Beta SP editing machines.
(date) Jerry B. Farley, President