The Zenith Video
Director Beta VCR model VR9775PT, a direct clone of the Sony Betamax
From year 1982. Features, frame by frame, slow motion
also x1 x2 speeds, these features are called swing search and can
be done in forward and reverse. Also has Tape remaining indicator,
index to mark tapes etc. Pause, slow motion features on this VCR
are very stable, a still picture with no noise. Unit has two
different doors, when tape is loaded the "Cassette is inside Betamax"
door comes up. Very modern VCR
for it's time. First VCR to offer real linear time counter. The AG-400
cassette auto changer could be used with this VCR for more recording time
and different events when user was not home. Cassette auto changers are not
very reliable. This VCR Also has a 10 minute on board battery backup incase
of a power surge, this was good for keeping the programmed recording events, and the time.