A CDE Definition
A removable magnetic tape module for storing video data. The cassette contains supply and takeup reel (hubs) in the same housing. See VCR.
(VideoCassette Recorder) A videotape recording and playback machine that houses both supply and takeup reels of tape in a convenient removable package. The most ubiquitous VCR format was the half-inch VHS videocassette. One inch tape cassettes were used in studios for professional mastering, and Sony's 3/4" U-matic tape cassettes were used in corporate training before VHS tapes became popular. See Betamax, VHS, VTR and VHS ripping.
The VHS Videocassette
The First Consumer VCR
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