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RCA Selectavision 400: Timeshifting Not Allowed

RCA Selectavision 400

My grade school actually had one of these futuristic devices in the late 1970s. The small print at the bottom of the ad reads, "CAUTION: The unauthorized recording of television programs and other materials may infringe the rights of others."

Luckily, RCA offered a fantastically smeary color camera with 6x zoom and a tiny B&W CRT viewfinder so that people could always claim they were making home movies rather than taping the latest episodes of Happy Days and The Six Million Dollar Man.

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