The Gadget We Miss: The Video Toaster

The gadget that revolutionized TV in the 1990s.

Richard Baguley
Jan 16, 2014 · 6 min read
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The origional Video Toaster and software installation disks / Amiga Resistance.info
The Revolution Video that Newtek used to promote the Video Toaster, completely created on the Video Toaster.
Video Toaster Promotion video from 1994, featuring a young looking Wil Wheaton, Pen Jilette and Tony Hawk
A compilation of Babylon 5 graphics, created in Lihgtwave
Musician Todd Rungren produced this music video himself using LightWave 3 and a Video Toaster, using 10 Amiga computers to render all of the 3D scenes and video in his studio
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The cover of Amiga format issue 52 / Amiga Magazine Rack

The Last Toaster

Twit Video Technician Chad shows a guest around their complex video system, built on a NewTek Tricaster switcher.

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