Slow Motion

in the 1980s

In the 1980s everyone could do slow motion, so the need for a specialized machine like the HS100 was eliminated. Now, instead of being limited to 36 seconds, slow motions sequence could be as long as the viewer could take - and then some.
Seoul slomo 1988
The photograph above, taken in September 1988 in Seoul, South Korea, during the Summer Olympics, shows the variety of slow motion machines (and operators!) available, The three Sony DTR2000 slow motion controllers are handling a Panasonic M2, a Sony BVH3100 and a Beta SP. And the winner? The BVH3100!