Omnivision VHS VCR model PV-2812. Dated November 19, 1988. The first
generation of the slim, on screen display with blue screen, fully
remote programmable VHS VCR. Most functions were only on the
remote control, which made it hard to use the VCR if remote quite
working or was lost. On these the whole front panel display was
not featured as everything displayed on screen, these types of
VCRS were manufactured by Panasonic throughout the late 1980's to
the early 90s when manufacturers under Panasonic brought back the
front panel display and the common operating functions on the VCR.
These were the original VCRS that made OSD and blue screen become popular, as all VCRS beginning in the
90s featured this, also most of today's DVD players have OSD and blue
screen. Only one rubber belt in these VCRS which makes for very reliable
machines without much maintenance.