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M (videocassette format)

Index M (videocassette format)

M is the name of a professional analog recording videocassette format developed around 1982 by Matsushita and RCA. [1]

19 relations: Ampex, Analog recording, Betacam, Component video, Composite video, Frequency modulation, Helical scan, Interlaced video, Magnetic tape, MII (videocassette format), NBC, NTSC, PAL, Panasonic, RCA, U-matic, VHS, Video production, Videotape format war.


Ampex is an American electronics company founded in 1944 by Alexander M. Poniatoff.

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Analog recording

Analog recording (Greek, ana is "according to" and logos "relationship") is a technique used for the recording of analog signals which, among many possibilities, allows analog audio and analog video for later playback.

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Betacam is a family of half-inch professional videocassette products developed by Sony in 1982.

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Component video

Component video is a video signal that has been split into two or more component channels.

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Composite video

Composite video (one channel) is an analog video transmission (without audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution.

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Frequency modulation

In telecommunications and signal processing, frequency modulation (FM) is the encoding of information in a carrier wave by varying the instantaneous frequency of the wave.

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Helical scan

Helical scan is a method of recording high-frequency signals on magnetic tape.

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Interlaced video

Interlaced video is a technique for doubling the perceived frame rate of a video display without consuming extra bandwidth.

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Magnetic tape

Magnetic tape is a medium for magnetic recording, made of a thin, magnetizable coating on a long, narrow strip of plastic film.

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MII (videocassette format)

MII is a professional analog recording videocassette format developed by Panasonic in 1986 in competition with Sony's Betacam SP format.

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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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NTSC, named after the National Television System Committee,National Television System Committee (1951–1953),, 17 v. illus., diagrs., tables.

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Phase Alternating Line (PAL) is a color encoding system for analogue television used in broadcast television systems in most countries broadcasting at 625-line / 50 field (25 frame) per second (576i).

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, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.

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The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in 1919.

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U-matic is an analogue recording videocassette format first shown by Sony in prototype in October 1969, and introduced to the market in September 1971.

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The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.

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Video production

Video production is the process of producing video content.

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Videotape format war

The videotape format war was a period of intense competition or "format war" of incompatible models of consumer-level analog video videocassette and video cassette recorders (VCR) in the late 1970s and the 1980s, mainly involving the Betamax and Video Home System (VHS) formats.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M_(videocassette_format)

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