A note from the analog world re Beta
Thu, 29 Jun 1995 11:39:53 +-1000
Thanks John, well... now I know. BetaMax and BetaCAM are different.It's a silly argument anyway ;-)
From: John Julian[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, 27 June 1995 15:56 PM
Subject: A note from the analog world re Beta
>If you are using a properly configured and installed version of Win95,
>then Windows is far from the worst case. By the way, you can buy Betamax,
>it is used by professional users like television
Just to put this myth to rest - no you can't. Professionals (and most
educational institutions) use BetaCAM which is not the same as BetaMAX.
Similar physical cassette - totally different tape formulation and
recording method. Add this to your "things I never really wanted to know"
John Julian, Manager Technology and Communications
Open Learning Australia, 30 Collins St., Melbourne, 3000
Phone + 61 3 903 8920 Fax + 61 3 903 8966