|Object Type:||Data Storage|
|Object Name:||Video Tape Recorder|
|Year of Manufacture:||1985|
|Location:||Archive Object Store|
Video Tape Recorder
Ref. No. 3892/80100
Ref. No. 3892/80121
Ser. No. 0041985
Ref. No. 3892/80122
Ser. No. 0021985
The year for this item arises from the "1985" in its various part numbers. The CAGE code K0662 refers to the South Gyle and Crewe Toll sites in Edinburgh which, in 1985, were occupied by Ferranti.
It is likely that DDVR means: "Digital Data Voice Recorder". This is consistent with a video recorder's bandwidth being utilised for bulk digital data recording, possibly for on-aircraft system development.