umatic format by Gil Litver 11 years ago Was u-matic a consumer or professional format Was it ever aired from networks. I have a couple of u-matics. I don't think they look all that bad for an old format.
Re: umatic format by Bruce Sanders 11 years ago I spent over 10 years dealing with 3 4" U-matics. Sony developed the format to be a "prosumer" product, but, almost at the same time came out with the BVU broadcast line, which had many more built in