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Betacam

Syllabification: Be·ta·cam
Pronunciation: /ˈbādəˌkam
 
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Definition of Betacam in English:

noun

trademark
1A high quality format for video cameras and recorders.
Example sentences
  • The version shown at this screening was on three Betacam cassettes.
  • We shot on Betacam video, which was the professional format at that time, but it's not nearly as compatible as hi-def or Digibeta or things like that today.
  • The final movie file is transferred to directly to VHS (or if you have access a high band tape format such as Betacam or S-VHS).
1.1A camera using the Betacam format.
Example sentences
  • The Odyssey entourage added to the mess with four surfers, two boats, four cameramen, two lifeguards, an emergency-room doctor, and a plane equipped with a gyro-stabilized Betacam.
  • We had little cameras, so different from the big Betacam, or over-the-shoulder cameras that can really be intimidating and official.
  • As she noticed the glimmering red light of the Betacam camera, Neelima's hand unconsciously went up to pat her hair into place.

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