D-2

AKA
(None?)
Era
1988–2000s
Format
digital
Format2
Tape
Developed by
Ampex & Sony
Manufacturers
Ampex, Sony, Hitachi
Market
Professional
(Max) Capacity
Small: 32 minutes Medium: 94 minutes Large: 208 minutes
Size
Small: 17.2 × 10.9 × 3.3 cm Medium: 24.5 × 15 × 3.3 cm Large: 36.6 × 20.6 × 3.3 cm
Color
Color
Encoding
4fsc
Tape type
Metal Particle
Tape width
0.75"
Bandwidth
N/A
Fun facts
D2 machines are capable of using either serial digital video or analog video connectors
While its predecessor, D1, used component video, D2 (and its successor, D3) used digital composite
Ampex was awarded a technical Emmy in 1989 for the work on creating this format