Cartrivision

AKA
(None?)
Era
1972–1973
Format
analog
Format2
Cart
Developed by
Avco
Manufacturers
Cartrivision
Market
Consumer
(Max) Capacity
114 minutes
Size
18 × 17 × 3.8 cm
Color
Color
Encoding
Component (Color Under)
Scan Process
skip-field
Tape type
Oxide
Tape width
1/2"
Bandwidth
Low Band
Fun facts
This format was on the market for only one year, from June 1972 to July 1973, before manufacturing ceased due to low sales
The first model of a Cartrivision -equipped TV set sold for (US) $1,350
Red cassettes, meant for video rentals, could not be rewound by a home machine