Betacam SP, Sony (1986)
Following the demise of the Betamax consumer format, Sony introduced the Betacam format for professional users. It was the first of the small format machines intended for ENG and EFP use. The "SP" tape is an upgraded version of the Betacam (1982, Sony Corporation, aka 1/2-in Type L). It is especially popular for field acquisition and post-production work.Other tapes that look like this: Betacam and Betamax.