Direct Sony-Style RS-422 Deck Control:
Introduction and Scope

By Chris Pirazzi.

Many developers have asked us how to make an SGI do field-accurate capture from and laydown to a directly connected Sony-Protocol RS-422 VTR. This section provides some hints to help you accomplish this:

This section is by no means a complete tutorial on deck control, but it should provide you with lots of hard-to-find information from the SGI systems perspective.


This section will assume: Some things we specifically do not cover are: