1/2" Open Reel Video

Also known as:
Analog Video

Dates in use: 1965-late 1970s


  • AV
    • EIAJ Type 1 (black and white)
    • EIAJ Type 2 (color)
    • AV-5000 and AV-5000A (Sony’s attempted color formats before standardization of EIAJ type 2, these are playable in B&W on EIAJ type 1 machines)
  • CV (Consumer Video/Commercial Video)
  • Other less common formats (including Panasonic, Shibaden, Craig, and more)

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