Videotape Room

Right: (From left to right) John Wayne, Charlie Walker and Norm Deacetis.
Video tape room

The Videotape Room includes:

Two VR-2000 Editec equipped.
Two TR-70's.
Two TR-60's.
Two TR-22HB's.

A 22 input-10 input video and audiocross-bar switcher feeds the eight machines with a capacity for two more. A VR-7500 and a GPL Kinescope recorder are also available for reference copy work. As with the film chains, the videotape recorders are delegated to any controlroom. The start-stop functions and cue (for electronic editing) are available at the technical director's machine control panel adjacent to the film machine control panel.

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