[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Anyone have an old laserdisc player?

Ben Greenfield ben at cogs.com
Thu Jul 28 10:49:26 EDT 2016

I have a few Pioneer Laserdiscs that are from the ‘80s I’m not at home to check the model.
They were used in interactive exhibits and have serial control if that helps date them.

I will check if they work when I get home.


> On Jul 28, 2016, at 10:45 AM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> I've got some late 70s / early 80s General Motors laserdiscs that I
> want to capture, but my 90s Sony player won't read them. I'd like to
> try the discs in a 70s player to see if there's any hope of getting
> them to play, but don't want to drop $$$ on a player when I'll only
> use it 4 or 5 times.
> Does anyone on this list have a working player from 1984 or older with
> a gas tube laser? The GM dealers had Pioneer PR-7820's, I'd think that
> has the best chance of reading the discs.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Jason Perkins
> 313 355 0085

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