Racal/Heim Data Storeplex 32 Channel Analog S-VHS
Racal/Heim Data Storeplex 32
Channel Analog S-VHS Recorder
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The Racal Storeplex is a 32 Channel portable
instrumentation tape recorder. The tape transport uses S-VHS
digital helical scan format up to 64 channels (with two systems).
S-VHS tapes must be used. Each channels has up to a 45.5 kHz
bandwidth. Bandwidth is determined by the number of active channels
and other settings. This multi-channel high-speed data recording
system is comprised of two fundamental components, the Storeplex
Tape Transport Unit (TTU) and the Signal Processing Unit (SPU).
Ancillary functions such as configuration control and TTU to SPU
communications are provided by computer interface
The Racal Storeplex features up to 64 independent
channels and can be used to mix analog (up to 45.5kHz) and digital
channels (if installed up to 12.8 Mbit/s). The analog channels have
16-bit sampling technology to achieve a 96dB dynamic range.
Recorder data from the Storeplex is annotated for identification
and search by means of timecode, tape-count, frame number, channel
names, record name and number, file number, event marker and
The Racal Storeplex has been an industry standard