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TV Broadcast Journalism Chapter 5
Mr. Hilsman DURANT HS
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A reel format videotape found only in low-end, industrial equipment.
A reel format videotape available in either Type A, B, and C. Type C was the most common.
A reel format videotape used on quadruplex recorders.
Tiny, rectangular distortions that appear on the screen in digital video formats when a portion of the video signal is corrupted.
A 1/2" videotape that uses digital MPEG compression.
A 1/2" broadcast-quality videotape format
A 1/2" videotape format that used to be the best format for professional television use, but digital video formats are challenging this format in professional markets.
A series of inaudible pulses that carry the synchronization information. Provides reference for the running speed, the reading of the tracks, and for counting the number of frames.
A 1/2" digital videotape format that is broadcast quality.
The common term used for a video recorder/player
Digital Betacam (Digi-Beta)
A 1/2" digital videotape format that succeeds the Betacam SP quality wise
Also known as "D-9"; a digital videotape format that is broadcast quality.
digital video recorder (DVR)
A device that records video content to a hard disk or solid-state medium.
A tiny white dot seen on the television 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 a video recording on a videotape. It can also describe the addition of sound after the visuals have been shot.
A 6mm digital format that is proprietary to cameras developed by Sony Corporation.
A 6mm, metal particle tape used as a professional digital video format.
A 6mm digital format that succeeds the DVCPRO.
The high definition format of DVCPRO tape.
A high-capacity optical disc that looks like a CD, but can store much more information.
A 15 second "lead-in" recorded at the beginning of every take.
The diagonally slanted path of the video signal when recorded on the video tape.
A port on a video device through which a signal enters the device.
A metal evaporated tape, 6mm digital video format used by many industrial video producers.
A television set that only receives pure video signals.
A hybrid television that can receive either RF or pure video signals.
A port on a video device through which a signal leaves the deck and travels to another piece of equipment.
A static, solid-state memory card developed by Panasonic for use in certain high-end professional cameras to store video.
A very large, older videotape recorder that uses 2" tape.
A television set that only receives RF signals.
Radio frequency signal that is a combination of both audio and video.
A small module inside a VCR that combines pure audio and video signals into one radio frequency.
Also known as the "helical scan"; The slanted path of the video signal.
Super VHS (S-VHS)
A low-end, industrial 1/2" videotape format that is meant to succeed the VHS.
A 10 second "lead-out" recorded at the end of each scene.
The process of using the video recorder to record audio and video signals before recording the session to ensure the equipment is functioning properly and to indicate any necessary adjustments.
A knob on a professional VCR that is used to manually adjust the tape tracking speed.
Short for "Video Home System"; A popular 1/2" videotape format developed by JVC that emerged as the preferred videotape standard.
A type of VHS (A popular 1/2" videotape format) in a more compact housing, which in turn makes it more portable.
The components inside a VCR that lay down the video signal onto a tape when in record mode. When a VCR is in playback mode, the video heads pick up the video signal from a tape.
The 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.
The professional name for the signal played onto an S-VHS.
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