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The Digital Video Tape Recorder John Watkinson

The Digital Video Tape Recorder

John Watkinson

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ISBN : 9780240513737
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546 pages
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The world of video tape recording is moving very fast, with many new recording formats having been added by all the major manufacturers over the past few years. This book will pull all these formats together to enable users of the equipment to get aMoreThe world of video tape recording is moving very fast, with many new recording formats having been added by all the major manufacturers over the past few years. This book will pull all these formats together to enable users of the equipment to get a thorough grounding in the principles behind digital recording and a thorough overview of what formats are currently available.Starting with an introduction to digital VTRs the book covers what is currently happening in the important field of video data reduction, the problems of interfacing, the different types of video--component, composite and HDTV--and in-depth information on all the current digital formats--D1, D2, D3, D5, DCT, Digital Betacam and HD formats. Also included is the latest 1/4 DVC format.