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Back on track with Betamax transfers

What goes around comes around – our latest acquisition is another Sanyo Betamax VCR Remember the battle that took place between the two big rival home video formats in the early 80s? Matsushita’s VHS (Panasonic and JVC) took on Sony’s … Continue reading

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Flashback to 1974 – early VCRs

Luxury items: Early Sony Betamax and JVC VHS VCRs In the mid 1970s, the new consumer video cassette recorders (VCRs) were just being introduced and the ownership of such a device in the home was seen as a real status … Continue reading

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