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On 27 Mar 1995, Michel Cadieux wrote:
> We have an old Rank MKIIIb with digi 1.
> I have been told that it is possible to upgrade it to "Turbo". It would
> approx. $140,000 USD and the machine would be digital ???
> I would appreciate if somebody could give me more info. or tell me where I
> get the info.
> Can it be rated "better than a 4:2:2 ?
> Thanks. from a sceptical technician who is dreaming of an URSA gold.
Are you referring to Rank upgrading the machine, or possibly to Options'
"Regal V Enhancement" package? In any case, it is certainly do-able, at
a cost, and not to be taken lightly. That's where all those Turbo 2's
come from, after all.
And yes, with a Quattroscan 4:4:4 Framestore, for example, the quality
indeed surpasses that of 4:2:2. It's 10-bit full-bandwidth RGB,
with 601 out, and it makes beautiful pictures.
I know about the Options package, because I have recently decided to
return to freelance engineering, and I am their installation engineer for
the package. It includes: Meta-Speed/RTS Plus Kit, Digital Deflection,
Tube Enhancements AFD Platinum CRT, and Quattroscan. Options will be at
NAB, Hall S2, Booth #13256.
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