The full-track erase head precedes all of the record, playback, and other erase heads; it erases all previously recorded information on the tape, including the control, linear audio, hi-fi audio, and video tracks.
When a VHS video recorder is placed in the record mode over an existing recording, the full-track erase head starts erasing all of the information on the tape, including the video tracks.
An erase head
leaves some inaudible marks on tape that may indicate tampering.
The $599 model has S-link and a flying erase head
for better home editing.
In that sense it's a basic unit that happens to include some sophisticated editing features, including a flying erase head and audio dub with a microphone input.
The flying erase head helps to ensure a smooth transition from scene to scene.
six- or eight-power zoom lens * auto focus * auto exposure * auto color balance * flying erase head
Additional features include lithium ion battery power, built-in charge function, date search, recording search and review, clear search, backlight compensations, remote control, microphone terminal and flying erase head
In the program, Sony's market-leading VHS flying erase head Hi-Fi Stereo VCR, the SLV-960HF, will include a customized version of VideoDirector Home made exclusively for Sony.
The companies believe the percentage is even higher for households that purchase higher-end video equipment, such as flying erase head Hi-Fi stereo VCRs.
Additionally, the copy tape would not have the expected magnetic artifacts, called event signatures, that are caused by the energizing and de-energizing of record and erase heads
on an audiotape recorder.
The strength of type I degaussers can be expected to have little erasure power over the metal-particle tapes and even some erase heads
provided by the recorder manufacturers seem to be inadequate for re-recording.