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K937 Video Disc Recorder, comprising control units, equalizer and manuals, Ampex HS-100 Pal 4 channel 2 disc Video disc recorder, metal / plastic, made by Ampex Corporation, California, United States of America, c. 1970. Click to enlarge.

HS-100 video disc recorder made by Ampex

Made
Video Disc Recorder, Ampex HS-100 Pal 4 channel 2 disc Video disc recorder, metal / plastic, made by Ampex Corporation, California, USA, c. 1970

Ampex HS-100 PAL 4 Channel 2 disc recorder with slow motion facility. The disc recorder consists of four separate units, including a control panel with primary controls and seconds timer, a fine control unit for recording and playback, a control unit for amplifying and power regulation equipment and the video disc player itself.

Summary

Object No.

K937

Object Statement

Video Disc Recorder, comprising control units, equalizer and manuals, Ampex HS-100 Pal 4 channel 2 disc Video disc recorder, metal / plastic, made by Ampex Corporation, California, United States of America, c. 1970

Physical Description

Video Disc Recorder, Ampex HS-100 Pal 4 channel 2 disc Video disc recorder, metal / plastic, made by Ampex Corporation, California, USA, c. 1970

Ampex HS-100 PAL 4 Channel 2 disc recorder with slow motion facility. The disc recorder consists of four separate units, including a control panel with primary controls and seconds timer, a fine control unit for recording and playback, a control unit for amplifying and power regulation equipment and the video disc player itself.

Marks

see parts

Production

Notes

The Ampex HS-100 Pal 4 channel 2 disc video recoder was designed and first manufactured in 1967.

History

Notes

Users of the video disc recorder include news programs, 'Sons & Daughters', Willesee, VFL and external "custom" clients. Please see blue file for a log about the use of the machine from mid 1981 to late 1982. (Campbell Bickerstaff 8/12/2005).

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Atn Channel 7, 1983

Acquisition Date

20 July 1983

Cite this Object

Harvard

HS-100 video disc recorder made by Ampex 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 August 2022, <https://ma.as/263815>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/263815 |title=HS-100 video disc recorder made by Ampex |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=8 August 2022 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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