erase head


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erase head

In a magnetic tape drive, the device that erases the tape before a new block of data is recorded.
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The flying erase head helps to ensure a smooth transition from scene to scene.
Insert Edit with Flying Erase Head offers clean, distortion-free edit points and the ability to change just the picture while leaving the original audio untouched.
The companies believe the percentage is even higher for households that purchase higher-end video equipment, such as flying erase head Hi-Fi stereo VCRs.
In the program, Sony's market-leading VHS flying erase head Hi-Fi Stereo VCR, the SLV-960HF, will include a customized version of VideoDirector Home made exclusively for Sony.
Among the new features in the latest line are Flying Erase Heads allowing for professional quality editing, QSound(R) 3D audio imaging for a dynamic surround sound experience from two stereo speakers, VCR Plus+ on mid-line models, and the inclusion of four heads on both decks in all models.
The Deluxe Model includes flying erase heads for cleaner and more sophisticated edits and improved editing capabilities, and the remote control unit has a jog/shuttle control.