rectangular distortions that are seen on the screen on digital video formats.
a tiny white dot seen on the t.v screen when the medium has fallen off an analog videotape and the video head passes over an "empty spot" on the tape.
the process of copying the recorded material on a videotape.
a 15-second "lead-in" recorded onto tape at the beginning of every take.
the pattern in which a video signal is placed onto a videotape.
a metal evaporated tape, 6mm digital video format used by many industrial video producers.
a t.v set that can receive only pure video and audio signals.
a hybrid t.v that can receive pure video and audio signals.
a t.v set that can only receive RF signals.
radio frequency signal that is a combination of both audio and video.
a small module inside the VCR that combines pure video and audio into one radio frequency.
a 10 second "lead-out" recorded onto videotape at the end of each scene.
the process of using the VTR to record audio and video signals before the session tapping begins to ensure the equipment is functioning property and to indicate any necessary adjustments.
a knob on a professional VCR that is used to manually adjust the tape tracking speed.
the components inside a VCR that lay down the video signal onto a tape when in record mode.
the black and white dots seen on a screen if the videotape is blank or if the heads are dirty.
the ability of a tape that was recorded on one machine to be played back on another machine.