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History of the manufacturer  

CTI; Cartridge Television Inc.; Palo Alto (CA)

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Name: CTI; Cartridge Television Inc.; Palo Alto (CA)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: cticartrid
Products: Model types

They built the first american all solid state home VCR. To this day, this company is studied in business schools as the prime of example of "how not to do it". Cartridge Television Incorporated came and went in less than three years.

Story in (US) Billboard January 20, 1973 p. 8: CTI expected 30.000 VTR´s for a price of $ 3.000 a unit for fiscal year Nov. 30, 1972.

Founded: 1971
Closed: 1974
Production: 1972 -

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  72 Cartrivision Instant Replay 8844  CTI Cartrivision Instant Replay; Vidicon 2/3" b/w camera for CTI cartridge home recorde...