Artifact Details

Title

Historic film transfer to Betacam SP, 1998-04-06

Catalog Number

102622013

Type

Moving Image

Publisher

Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Chemistry Department

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number 1008 Written on outside of container.
Deprecated CHM identification number F 12.83

Duration

00:05:20

Dimensions

10" cassette

Format

Betacam SP

Description

This film presents an introduction to basic computing principles, featuring specific technologies such as accumulators, buffers, logic circuits, ferrite core memories, bits, octal equivalents, programming languages, assembly languages and signal averaging. Hardware from the Digital Equipment Corporation is featured throughout, including the PDP-8, PDP-1, and the 1520. In addition to general computing principles, the film features a discussion of computing applications specific to chemical laboratories, such as mass spectrometry.
Written on outside of boxes: a)"16mm Film-To-Tape Transfer @24 FPS LTC: 02:00 Monaco Video," b) "16mm Film-To-Tape Transfer @24 FPS TC: 02:00 TC Windows DVCAM Remaster of VHS Original: 01/07/06 TRT: 00:50:55 Audio: 1, 2 Technician: A. Sacerdote Bay Area Video Coalition."