Philips VP415 – Modules

Overview

The Philips VP415 laserdisc player used by the BBC Domesday project is modular and contains many plug in boards.  Each board performs a specific function (or set of functions) within the player.  Here are the modules organised by their alphabetic identifier.  Click on any of the modules for more information:

Module Description
A Audio Processor
B RGB
C Video Processor
D Reference Source
E Slide Drive
F Motor & Sequence
G Genlock
H ETBC B
I ETBC C
J Focus
K HF Processor
L Video D.O.
M Radial
N Display Keyboard
P Front Loader
Q RC5 Mirror
R Drive Processor
S Control
T Supply
U Analog I/O
V Module Carrier
W CPU Data grabber
X LV-ROM Decoder
Y Video Mixer
Z Deck Electronics

Module Layout

The module layout in the player is shown in the following picture: