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SubjectRe: Linux VCR driver?

> > Well, first of all, the Exabyte 8mm drives ain't nothing but glorified
> > VCRs with computer-controlled rewind/fast-forward/etc.
> that's not true at all, they use almost completely different hardware.
> while 8mm video does analog recording and thus has e.g. no read-after-write
> check, 8mm exabytes do true digital recording and they have
> read-after-write after write heads (even for the first EXB8200 drive)
> which makes even the video head somewhat different, not to mention
> the read/wirte amplifier and all the other electronics.

Point taken. I wasn't being serious; I need to learn to put smileys
in when something can possibly be misunderstood.


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