The Home: Self-Service TV

In an age of electronic gadgetry, the U.S. home is taking on the look of a radio-TV station. Most of the equipment, including tape recorders, stereo, FM tuners and color TV, is already in place, and the next giant step should turn the home into a full-time producing studio. After years of effort (TIME, Feb. 19, 1965), the manufacturers of video tape recorders have finally perfected a machine for home use, and the screen on which home movies were shown is to be replaced by TV.

First on the market is Sony, whose compact, low-cost...

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