I remember that one, too, but I'm pretty sure that a 7" reel of tape (I don't remember, though, if it was 1.5-mil or 1.0-mil tape) could record only four minutes of video, so the speed would have been much greater than 11 ips.
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> I don't remember any of these formats but I do recall a machine made by Roberts
> (or Akai) that used 1/4" tape to record video (B/W only) with a fixed head. I believe
> speed was 11 ips.
> joe salerno