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Panasonic VHS Videocassette 1978 Commercial

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VHS Tapes - Were they as bad as we remember?

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KIDS REACT TO VCR/VHS

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CNET How To - Transfer VHS tapes to your computer

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How Sony's Betamax lost to JVC's VHS Cassette Recorder

The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes. Developed by Victor Company of Japan (JVC) in the early 1970s, it was released in Japan in late 1976 and in the United States in early 1977.
    • Other Japanese inventions 

    • History 

    • Initial releases of VHS-based devices 

    • Technical details 

    • Recording process 

    • Variations 

    • Signal standards 

    • Decline 

    • Modern use 

    • Successors 

    • Legacy