Recording Technology

  • Hiromichi Shibaya
  • Tatsuo Nomura
  • Hotaka Minakuchi


Since the Hi-Vision signal bandwidth is five to six times wider compared to the NTSC format, the development of a videotape recorder that can record a signal of this bandwidth without degradation required that we reexamine all components, including the tape head, tape drive mechanism, and signal processing. An analog (FM recording) VTR was first developed to a practical level, and a digital VTR is under development. The analog VTR will be discussed in this section, and the following section will discuss the digital VTR. This section will also discuss the high density wideband recording technology common to both VTRs.


Pilot Signal High Definition Television Burst Error Muse Signal Track Pitch 


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  • Hiromichi Shibaya
  • Tatsuo Nomura
  • Hotaka Minakuchi

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