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VCRs - VHS - BETA - D-VHS - DVD/VCR Combo Products - Perspective

Despite the massive growth of DVD, which has resulted in declining sales of VCRs, and the discontinuing of the sale of pre-recorded VHS movies by most retailers, there are still millions of VCRs in use around the world. For the latest information on VCR formats and products, start with some key articles, then check out the sub-categories on this page for more detailed basics and product listings.
  1. VHS VCRs (11)
  2. D-VHS VCRs (2)
  3. BETA VCRs (5)

How To Clean Your VCR Heads
If you have a VCR, check out how you can clean its heads.

ION Audio VCR 2 PC - VHS Videotape Player with USB Output - Review
The VCR 2 PC from ION Audio allows transfer of home recorded VHS videos to your PC and copy them onto DVD, iPod, or compatible mobile phones. Find out more in my product review.

ION Audio VCR 2 PC - VHS Videotape Player with USB Output
The VCR 2 PC from ION Audio allows transfer of home recorded VHS videos to your PC and copy them onto DVD, iPod, or compatible mobile phones. The VCR 2 PC is actually a VHS tape player that has a USB interface connection. To make the transfer and copying process easier, ION provides easy-to-use software. Another convenient feature is the...

Ode To BETA - A Perspective On The Rise And Fall Of The BETA VCR
After 27 years, Sony officially announced in 2002 the end of production of BETA consumer VCRs. Here is my perspective on the rise and fall of the BETA video format.

VHS Goes High Definition
The VHS VCR is quietly evolving into a potential source for HDTV recording and viewing, but will the anticipated development of high definition recordable DVD be far behind?

Where Is The 8mm/VHS Adapter?
"Where can I get an adapter to play my 8mm/HI8 or miniDV tapes in a VCR?" The answer is....

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