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Re: [AV Media Matters] The late - not so great - M format

It was RCA that had the basic patents for M format.   Kodak purchased 2 RCA
M format recorders for component video research.  These units never lived up
to their specs and were eventually abandoned after RCA could not make them
function to specs.
-----Original Message-----
From: skipe@alienskin.com <skipe@alienskin.com>
To: AV-Media-Matters@topica.com <AV-Media-Matters@topica.com>
Date: Monday, April 05, 1999 12:59 PM
Subject: RE: [AV Media Matters] The late - not so great - M format

>Necro Media fans? Did you coin that phrase?
>Skip Elsheimer
>A/V Geek
>Moderators Comment
>I am not sure - there is a List Serve known as the Dead Media list and I
>may have heard it there - but then again maybe not - in any event - feel
>free to use it!
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jim Lindner [mailto:jim@vidipax.com]
>Sent: Monday, April 05, 1999 12:46 PM
>To: AV-Media-Matters@topica.com
>Subject: [AV Media Matters] The late - not so great -
>M format
>For the Necro Media fans - a few more tidbits about M
>format.  Another
>company was very heavily involved in the M format, and in
>fact held some
>of the patents on the basic technology which Panasonic
>licensed.  Can
>you guess the company?

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