SL-8200. Introduced in 1977 with a price tag of
$1055. A remodeled
SL-7200. Introduced the X-2 speed, which allowed for
2-hour recording and required the newly formulated L-500 tape. This was to
compete with the new VHS VCRS which offered 2 and 4 hour recording times.
The clock was an option for $45, One-event, 24-hour timer.