Titlers, Switchers, Paintboxes, Paint Apps and Old Broadcast Equipment

ethan at 757.org ethan at 757.org
Tue May 3 12:52:03 CDT 2016

> Add to those the Avid/1 non-linear editor from Avid Technology, 
> introduced in 1989, which ran on a Mac II using some specialized 
> hardware. It rapidly became the leading video editing system for 
> television and film (which, of course, had to be digitized). It 
> eventually displaced almost all celluloid cutting.

The early Avid systems just commanded the VTR's over RS-422 to go to time 
points then punch in, correct? It was non-linear but the video wasn't 
digitized or stored on disk?

Ethan O'Toole

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