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What is Video8? Is it the same as 8mm?

Is Video8 same as 8mm video

Sony introduced the Video8 format in 1985.

Video8 used the same technology as the 12mm Betamax format. As such it could be called a ‘mini’ .

8mm tape Video8

Video8 was positioned to rival the VHS-C format developed by JVC.

Video8 has a resolution of 240 lines, about that of .

The main drawback of Video8 is that it can’t be played back over a VHS with an adapter.

could be played back with a VHS adapter.

Is Video8 the Same as 8mm?

Video8 can be said to be the same as 8mm.

8mm here refers to the width of the tape.

Video8 has a tape width of 8mm.

Video8 is not the only tape with a width of 8mm. and have the same width.

However, in differentiating between Hi-8 and Digital8, Video8 is often called 8mm.

Check out the video below for more information on the Video8 format.

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