Mechanical Design Considerations for Helical-Scan Videotape Recorders
|Author(s):||Dennis M. Ryan|
|Publisher:||Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers|
|Publication Date:||1 February 1978|
|Conference Location:||Atlanta, GA, USA|
|Conference Date:||3 February 1978|
|Page(s):||61 - 75|
The primary purpose of any tape transport is to move the tape past the magnetic heads under precise position, tension, and velocity control. Helical scan VTR's, perhaps more than any other type, demand careful attention to each of these requirements.