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Shane Nugent Videotape Operations 1974-2004

Posted by ken On April - 8 - 2009

Shane Nugent worked in the TVW videotape area from 1974 to 2004, during which time Channel 7 made the transition to colour. Videotape equipment evolved considerably during this period from quadraplex two inch low-band black and white reel to reel, to two inch high-band colour reel to reel and cassette machines. The technology also improved from manual intensive operation to automatic loading with manual assist, to cassette facilities under automatic operation. The next evolutionary stage for reel to reel was the move to one inch helicon scan equipment that alleviated much of the complexity with having four heads passing over the tape at a 90 degree angle.

Photos kindly provided by Shane Nugent

1976 Videotape Area

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Front – Shane Nugent, Rear – Ray Furness

1993 BCN 1” Videotape for time shifting satellite program for local broadcast

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1994 Hopman Cup

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Left to Right – Phil Holder, Dave Embry, Lisa Fillingham, Adrian Faure

1994 Videotape Telecine

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Amanda Gasic (VT Operator), Shane Nugent (VT Supervisor), Brendon Weselman (Traffic Manager)

1994-95 Videotape Telecine

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Left to Right – Shane Nugent, Charlie Collins, Lisa Fillingham, Scott Sloggett, Simon Hubbard

1995 ACR-25 2” Ampex Videocartridge Machine

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Lisa Fillingham

1997 Staff in Videotape Area

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Left to Right – Justin Claney, Mia Medizza (Deceased), Nathan Habbard

Shane Nugent Photo Collection

2 Responses to “Shane Nugent Videotape Operations 1974-2004”

  1. Fred Small says:

    Hi Shane Nugent give Fred and Dave a call …0407 225 144 OR 0414 682 768

  2. Mark Steele says:

    Hi I am looking to contact Lisa Fillingham. I am an old friend who would like to know if she is ok and interested in saying hello. Hope you know where she is now and could pass on amessage. Would love to hear from her . Could you let me know if you get this email either way.

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