1″ VT Machine with John Duckmanton

1″ VT demonstration from pebblemill on Vimeo.

Copyright Vanessa Jackson, no reproduction without permission.

Specially shot video of VT engineer, John Duckmanton, demonstrating how to operate a 1″ VT machine. The tape John uses is a Gardeners’ World, with Geoff Hamilton, from 1984.

Photo by Paul Vanezis

Photo by Paul Vanezis

 

The following comment was left on the Pebble Mill Facebook group:

Keith Brook: ‘Editing on 2″ tape you were lucky to get 10 edits an hour. You cannot imagine how huge the edit rate increased once 1″ tape was introduced. The breakthrough was the ability to shuttle by hand and find your edit point visually.’

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