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My first Sony experience is with my Sony Betacam BMC-100
Wednesday, December 03, 2008

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It was the late 1980s. Television sets with knobs as channel switchers, Betamax rentals, family computers and Ataris, cartoons, etc. The 1980s is definitely the golden age of almost everything we know now.

I recently realized that most of the "first experience" I had with technology when I was a kid all came from Sony. Whether it's a Walkman cassette or CD, a colored television, a Betamax player, a Laser Disc player, a transistor radio, cassette tapes, and even floppy discs. But above all these firsts, our Sony Betamovie Betacam BCM-100 is my real first hand experience with Sony.

It's quite ironic because we had this video recorder first before actually buying a betamax player to play its videos. I was six when my folks bought this camera. They practically brought this monster whenever there's an event in school, reunions, and even during family bonding every Sunday mornings at the CCP/PICC complex. Size and weight did not matter. As long as they can capture everything on film, that's what's important.

*Person holding the cam is my dad :~)


The most memorable event this camera gave was during my 7th birthday. As far as I could remember, that was the last party I had and boy I had fun. There were clowns, magicians, my friends (Glen was there too), and most importantly, lots of gifts. All these were captured on video by our Sony Betacam. The Betamax tape is still here and I wanted to upload the video on Youtube but unfortunately, all three of our Betamax players are non functional. Maybe Sony Philippines can fix them for free? :~)

My family's love for videos and pictures has obviously an effect on me when I was growing up. My photoblog can speak for itself. Videos? Well, I directed 3 movies during high school and college and my short film entry to the controversial Philippine Blog Awards 2008. The last of my college-directed movie was recorded in early 2000 using our Betacam. Yes, the thing still works as of today :~)

The Betacam comes with an elaborate instruction manual for the do's and don'ts in video/picture taking. I guess I owe Sony my "talent" even without proper training. Talk about having an impact with my life :P


The Sony Betamovie Betacam BCM-100 was first released in 1983 and also the first Beta Movie video camera incorporating an internal Beta system deck. It definitely gave significance in my life just like the Sony's World's First Smallest, Lightest and Slimmest Full HD Camcorder: TG1 Handycam, which can help me capture every moment possible on video... anywhere. My dad would definitely love this :)




*Computer end log*

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Posted by Anonymous ka edong on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 12:20:00 AM GMT+8:  
nice jepoy! I do remember some parents sa elementary ko like your parents who would bring that humongous camera for school programs :D .

kitakits sa sabado, sony event!

btw, i tag you

http://technobiography.edongskey.com/etc/10-facts-about-ka-edong/

kitakits!

Posted by Blogger Jepoy on Friday, December 5, 2008 at 2:05:00 AM GMT+8:  
@ka edong - puro amag na yung mga Beta tapes namin :))

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