VHS / S-VHS / VHS-C / S-VHS-C

VHS (short for Video Home System) is a standard for consumer-level analogue video recording on tape cassettes. Developed by Victor Company of Japan (JVC) in the early 1970s.

The VHS cassette is a 187 mm wide, 103 mm deep, 25 mm thick (7⅜ × 4​1⁄16× 1 inch) plastic shell held together with five screws. The flip-up cover, which allows players and recorders to access the tape, has a latch on the right side, with a push-in toggle to release.

Super VHS, is an improved version of the VHS standard for consumer-level video recording. Victor Company of Japan introduced S-VHS in Japan in April 1987.

Single VHS Tape

VHS-C is the compact VHS video cassette format, introduced by Victor Company of Japan (JVC) in 1982, and used primarily for consumer-grade compact analogue recording camcorders.

The VHS-C cassette is a 92 mm wide, 58mm deep × 20 mm thick (3⅔ × 2¼ × ¾ in)

Compact VHS tape, showing front and rear

Price List for Tape

The cost of the DVD is included in the per tape cost, the MP4 file can be provided in several different ways, digital download, USB Stick, Hard Disc transfer. The MP4 file format is proving more popular now as this can be viewed on many game consoles, smart TV, Computer or transferred to a phone or tablet, rather than having to view a DVD on a player connected to your TV.

Capture Video Tape
Encode to included DVD with single menu play button
£13.00
Capture Video Tape
Produce MP4 Digital file
£13.00

We are happy for you to provide your own blank formatted Hard Disc Drive or your own USB stick drives alternatively we can sell you a USB stick for a charge of £10.00.
You can get more than one tape in the MP4 format on the USB Stick, so one is not required for each tape capture.