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06-22-2016, 12:17 PM
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Hello.
Take a look at this table:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D-VHS#...gth_and_speeds


5 years ago that amount of data available on backup tape would be large.

So my question is, it it possible to convert a high-end D-VHS deck to be used for computer data storage on D-VHS tapes (and maybe S-VHS)?

S-VHS tapes were made of chromium dioxide (at least BASF were), but I don't know if D were made of CrO2, or those were metal particle tapes (I think all data storage tapes were MP, so for a Digital VHS it would be logical).

I'm planning on purchasing a D-VHS deck to have something to watch original trilogy on, so I thought why not experiment with D tapes?
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06-23-2016, 06:39 AM
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I have read in several forums about dofferent ways that digital data was stored on VHS tapes. Soviets had even a special ISA card to do so.

But I am looking for a way to use full potential of a D-VHS.
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