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The Star Wars Original Trilogy on RCA's CED Format — Page 2

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Naw. This guy's spacing is odd, but -1's was even worse. He's more like broomo aka chewebacca

A Goon in a Gaggle of 'em

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bkev said:

Naw. This guy's spacing is odd, but -1's was even worse. He's more like broomo aka chewebacca

hey,

i resemble that remark!..

oh wait..

later

-1

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[no GOUT in CED?-> GOUT CED]

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Some general info for the Original Trilogy on CED (Capacitance Electronic Disc)…

 

^ look at the size of that thing! Each CED measured in at 30.0 cm (11.8") in diameter. (an abridged image from swonvideo.com)

 
 

Star Wars - 1982 “RCA Videodisc” CED Commercial’ - a 31 second video at the Tue Nguyen youtube channel

 
 

The Empire Strikes Back on CED’ - a 3 minute video from the Brian Bishop youtube channel.

^ including a demo of how these the CEDs actually fitted into the CED players for playback 😃

 
 

a quick speeded-up ‘video run-through’ demo of Star Wars (1977) on CED…

star wars CED preview (part 1/2)’ - a 3 minute video from the negative1ne youtube channel

star wars CED preview (part 2/2)’ - a 3 minute video from the negative1ne youtube channel

 
 

From the informative and insightful Nathan Butler youtube channel - a bastion of info for all things Star Wars Home Video

From the Star Wars Home Video Library #5: The CED Trilogy (1982 - 1986) - an 8 minute video
 

and also his other videos covering the Original Trilogy on CED…

From the Star Wars Home Video Library #5.1: ANH CED Variants (1982) - a 5 minute video

From the Star Wars Home Video Library #345​: The Third ANH CED (1983) - a 7 minute video

From the Star Wars Home Video Library #296​: ROTJ’s White CED Variant - a 7 minute video

From the Star Wars Home Video Library #21.1: The Making of Star Wars and SP FX: ESB on CED - a 5 minute video.

 
 

Some other OriginalTrilogy•com threads on the Star Was CEDs…

Info Wanted: The Capacitance Star Wars Copies? (CED) (2007 thread)
Info Wanted: CED Discs (2006 thread)
Info: Original Trilogy on CED preservations? (3 OT CED released projects in here) (2009 thread)
Info: a CED Star Wars Transfer (with link to info on a released OT CED project) (2007 thread)
Quote: Star Wars CED (2011 thread)

 
 

Some OT CED Info (and cover art) from Video Collector’s SWonVideo site - https://www.swonvideo.com/other/divforside.htm

Some OT CED Info from DavisDVD - http://web.archive.org/web/20060206024552/http://www.davisdvd.com/misc/ep_misc.htm

‘Star Wars home video releases’ Wookieepedia Page - https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Star_Wars_home_video_releases

 
 

A little information on CED format as a whole…

 

Retro tech: The RCA CED Videodisc’ a 30 minute video from the Techmoan youtube channel

 

Electron microscope slow-motion video of vinyl LP’ - at the Applied Science youtube channel (a CED at 5m 40s into the video)

 

As well as the obligatory ‘Wikipedia Page for CED’ - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitance_Electronic_Disc
 

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