[vcf-midatlantic] More about the STK library

Ethan telmnstr at 757.org
Mon Mar 7 15:32:15 EST 2016

> Simmilar to the StorageTek tape juke is the Sony BetaCart and its
> variations, but insted of DLT tapes it contained some form of videotape
> cassette either BetaCam 1/2" variants or D-2 3/4" tapes.
> The system was introduced in 1985 and allowwd a TV station to air many
> different videotapes automatically, the minimum system consisted of
> 1(expandable to 4) BetaCam VCR modified to take tapes in from the side, a
> cart robot that could hold 30 tapes, an AV matrix switcher and a custom
> control computer with bar code printing and reading cability.

The movie Hackers! Although those looked 3/4" Umatic?

STK Silos from when I worked @ NASA:
We had 3 powderhorns and a number of smaller ones.

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