Video2000

AKA
Video Compact Cassette, V2000
Era
1979–1988
Format
analog
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Developed by
Philips and Grundig
Market
Consumer, Educational, Industrial
(Max) Capacity
8 hours (per side)
Size
10.8 × 7.2 × 2.1 cm
Color
Color
Encoding
Component (Color Under)
Tape type
Oxide
Tape width
1/2"
Bandwidth
Low Band
Fun facts
This format failed to gain commercial success due to competition with VHS & Betamax, the struggle to standardize players and tapes between companies, and higher cost
This format could play video in either direction and at any speed
This format could be turned over (like audio cassette tapes) to play the tape on both sides