[mythtv-users] Old Cameras, was: "Generational" TV, was: OT: 3D TV

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Jan 13 23:04:08 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 13 January 2010 03:08:18 pm David Brodbeck wrote:
> When I was doing public access
> TV in the '90s we had a couple of JVC 3-tube cameras.  (Nothing that great
> -- ENG stuff, really.)  I remember having to focus them on a grid pattern
> and press a button to get the color registration lined up.  Actually, they
> were old and cruddy enough that it was usually necessary to tap the side
> of the camera a few times before they would line up properly.

Those were almost certainly JVC KY-2000 cameras, some of the first with auto-
registration. They came out in the early 80s, so were well-used by the time 
you had them.

Manual registration used to be an extremely tedious process.

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