Video Cassette Recording

AKA
VCR, VCR-LP, Super Video (SVR), N1500/N1700
Era
1972–1977
Format
analog
Format2
Tape
Developed by
Philips
Market
Consumer
(Max) Capacity
VCR: 60 minutes VCR-LP: 145 minutes SVC: 240 minutes
Size
12.7 × 14.5 × 3.8 cm
Fun facts
This was the first successful consumer-level home videocassette recorder system
This format was marketed only in the U.K., Europe, Australia & South Africa
This format introduced many features adopted by later videotape format decks such as its control buttons style, clock with timer, and a built-in tuner