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Videotape, Video media, and Video Recorders
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A reel format videotape found only in low-end industrial equipment.
A reel format videotape available in 3 formats: Type A, Type B, and Type C. Type C was the most common format.
A reel format videotape used on older machines called quadruplex recorders.
Tiny, rectangular distortions that appear on the screen in digital video formats when a portion of the digital signal is corrupted.
A 1/2" videotape that uses digital MPEG compression.
A 1/2" format, broadcast-quality videotape.
A 1/2" videotape format that used to be the best format for professional television use, nut digital video formats are challenging this format in professional markets.
A series of inaudible pulses recorded onto a tape that regulates the speed of the tape in the playback.
Another term for Digital S.
The common term used for a video recorder/player.
Digital Betacam (Digi-Beta)
A 1/2" videotape with higher quality than Betacam SP and the capability of recording of digital signals instead of analog signals.
A 1/2" digital videotape format that is broadcast quality.
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
A device that records a digital signal directly onto either a hard drive or a solid state memory module inside of connected to the DVR unit.
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.
A 6mm digital format that is proprietary to Sony Corporation.
A 6mm, metal particle tape used as a professional digital video format.
A 6mm digital format with even higher quality that DVCPRO.
The high definition format of DVCPRO.
An optical disc that can store a very large amount of digital video data, as well as text and/or music.
A 15 second "lead-in" recorded at the beginning of every take.
The pattern in which a video signal is placed onto a videotape. The videotape is wrapped around he video head and, because the head is slanted, the video signal is recorded diagonally on the tape. Also called slant track.
A port or connection on a video device through which a signal enters the device through which a signal enters the device, such as the audio in port.
A metal evaporated tape, 6mm digital video format used by many industrial video producers.
A television set that can receive only pure video and audio signals.
A hybrid television that can receive pure video and audio signals, as well as RF signals.
A port or connection on a video device through which the signal leaves he deck and travels to another piece of equipment such as the "video out" port.
A static memory card that is proprietary to Panasonic and used in certain high end cameras.
A very large, older videotape recorder that uses 2" tape.
A television set that can receive only 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.
Another term for helical scan.
A low-end, industrial 1/2" videotape format that is superior to VHS.
A 10 second long "lead out" recorded at the end of each scene.
The process of using the video recorder to record audio and video signals before the session recording begins 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.
A 1/2" videotape format that emerged as the preferred standard for consumer VCRS.
A 1/2" videotape format that is shorter than regular VHS and is, therefore, packaged in a compact cassette.
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 n 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 other machines.
The professional name for the signal placed onto a S-VHS videotape.
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