Early VCR

1956

The Ampex Corporation demonstrates videotape recording at a National Association of Broadcasters convention in Chicago, and the three US networks immediately place orders for Ampex VTRs, which begin to arrive later in the year. Initially, videotape recording is adopted only by TV stations.

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MZTV Museum of Television (at The ZoomerPlex) 64 Jefferson Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6K 1Y4

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