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Added by zoinknoise (189)

Added on: 06/04/2019
Latest update: 03/11/2023

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Laserdisc Player

Magnavox VH-8000 (1978)   

Country  USA
Color   (Silver)
Market  Consumer
Price  775 USD
Barcode/UPC   ???
Voltage   AC 120V, 60 Hz
Power   ??? W
Weight  ??? lb
Dimensions  22 (W) x  6 (H) x  16 (D) in
Rackable  Not Rackable

 DISCOVISION / LASERVISION / LASERDISC (LD)

Compatible with NTSC LDs
Compatible with CAV LDs
Compatible with CLV LDs
Compatible with 12"/30cm LDs

Laser wavelength = 632nm

Types of playable discs and their symbolsDiameter | Playable sides
30 cm (12 in.) CAV | double-sided
30 cm (12 in.) CLV | double-sided

 AUDIO OUTPUTS

   RCA Stereo (L/R) x 1


 VIDEO OUTPUTS

   VHF/UHF output x 1
   Composite signal x 1

 Additional Information by zoinknoise (189)   27/07/2022 

The very first LaserDisc player EVER! Released for sale on December 11, 1978. Later refined as the Magnavox VH-8005.

 Additional Information by chrisw6atv    28/09/2023 

The original retail price was US$695 in late 1978. It was raised to US$775 within a year.

 Additional Information by admin (422)   03/11/2023 

Sticker on the back shows the model as VH8000CH01.