Today’s NAB SmartBrief points out that the last major supplier of pre-recorded VHS tapes stopped shipping them to retailers in October. They reference a story in the L.A. Times (registration may be required), and The Register also notes the ending of an era.
Though 2006’s “A History of Violence” was the last major VHS release, tapes have been circulating through the supply chain ever since. Not bad for a format introduced ‘way back in 1976 (Japan) or 1977 (USA). But all things come to an end… anyone wanna buy a couple of perfectly good working AG-1960 decks?
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