|video tape recorder|
|VTR a tape recorder for vision signals and sometimes accompanying sound, using magnetic tape on open spools: used in television broadcasting|
video tape recorder
electromechanical device that records and reproduces an electronic signal containing audio and video information onto and from magnetic tape. It is commonly used for recording television productions that are intended for rebroadcasting to mass audiences. There are two types of video tape units: the transverse, or quad, and the helical
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