Sony Betamax VCR
model SL-5400. Introduced in November 1980 with a price tag of
$1,450. First Betamax with a name: “Time Commander.” Introduced unique
features such as variable-speed scan, frame-by-frame picture advance,
variable speed slow motion, crystal-clear freeze frame, all accessible from
the remote control, plus automatic rewind at end of tape. Had a Beta Stack
changer as an option.