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Product Name Canon Video Floppy Disk VF-50 Variant ID V0000633
Name of Holotype 2” Video Floppy Disk Holotype ID H000135
Product Code/Number Disk VF-50
Manufacturer Canon
Genre(s) Still Image Moving Image
Carrier Type disk cartridge
Process Type magnetic
Medium Type floppy disk
Standards Sony
Market Professional
Height 54 mm
Width 60 mm
Diameter
Depth 3 mm
Running Length
Marketed Capacity 25 / 50 images
Materials
Distinguishing Features
Status
Collection of: National Library of Australia
Created by Douglas Elford-NLA
Assessment Summary Digital Preservation assistance required for transfer from existing media to the managed digital storage system. (modest effort)
Remarks VF was not a digital data format; each track on the disk stored one video field in the analogue interlaced composite video format in either the North American NTSC or European PAL standard. This yielded a capacity of 25 images per disk in frame mode and 50 in field mode.
Production Started 1988
Production Stopped
Application Binder
Binder Stability
Dye/Emulsion/Oxide
Base material
Back Treated

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Retentivity: (Gauss) or (mT)

Remanence: (nWb/m) or (SatFlux)
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Required Devices 2” Video Floppy Disk reader
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Recording Format
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Read Stability
Life: Manufacturer
Life: Community
Web Ref: Materials http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_Floppy
Substrate Stability
Image Stability
Re-Formatting Issues
Web Ref: Re-Formatting
Web Ref: Conservation
Web Ref: Environment
Date Created 14/07/2009
Last Modified by Douglas Elford-NLA
Date Modified 01/09/2011
 
   

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