RIP - Betamax

Discussion in 'Digital TV & Video Players & Recorders' started by MartinImber, Sep 5, 2002.

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  1. MartinImber

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    Sony have announced they are ceasing the manufacture of Betamax VCRS due to the success of DVD. :(

    Now remembering a quote from Sony "We'll stop making Beta when Vhs dies" byebye Vhs as well:cool:
     
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    I never knew Sony were still maufacturing Betamax VCRs
    (for the home consumer market?).

    I haven't seen anyone selling one for years.
     
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    If a recent newspaper article on this subject is to be believed, they sold 3,000 new ones last year (I think it said, in the UK - but I confess to finding that hard to believe).
     

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