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Videodisc players

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Kent Broadbent papers

Identifier: MSS 9259
Scope and Contents

Contains a prototype of the MCA Disco-Vision Video Disc Player invented by Kent Broadbent as part of his research with MCA Laboratories, based out of Torrance, California, and papers documenting the prototype's development and operation. Also contains accessories related to the prototype, including DiscoVision discs and a pitch analyzer, and genealogy regarding the life history of Kent Broadbent's family. Materials created approximately 1964 to 2013.

Dates: approximately 1964-2013

Kent Broadbent Disco-Vision Player equipment and papers, 1968-1992

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9259 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains a MCA Disco-Vision Video Disc Player prototype, invented by Kent Broadbent, Disco-Vision discs, and papers containing information on the technology's development and operation. Materials created 1968-1992.

Dates: 1968-1992

Kent Broadbent family history books, 2013

 Series — Box 4: Series 1; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197239254532], Folder: 7-8
Identifier: MSS 9259 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains two books about the family history and life of Kent Broadbent. Materials created 2013.

Dates: 2013

Kent Broadbent SounDial pitch analyzer, approximately 1964-1967

 Series — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197239275784]
Identifier: MSS 9259 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains a SounDial pitch analyzer, model PM-11. Unknown date of creation, estimated between 1964 and 1967. Analyzer is approximately 9 x 3.5 x 5.5 linear inches.

Dates: approximately 1964-1967