VHS was the pinnacle of technology for home entertainment. In reality, there was the time when every household was complete without a large assortment of VHS tapes. From the most recent cinema releases that could be your personal, to your own family movies recorded with an audio recorder VHS tapes were a common sight in the typical British household.
However, all of this changed after the introduction of DVD. While DVDs (and eventually Blu-Rays) are now the ideal medium for watching videos, many are stuck with their VHS tapes. Why is this happening even after all these years? It could be because of any of the three reasons:
Feelings of Nostalgia
VHS tapes can be a great way to take trips through time and it’s that feeling of nostalgia that stops many people from upgrading their outdated technology. It’s vital to remember that it’s the video that allows us to recall good times from years past but not the tapes.
While reliving the past can make people feel more connected with the past it’s not necessary to sacrifice comfort to view the old footage. When you convert your old VHS tapes into DVD, you’ll be able revisit those memories and go on these nostalgic journeys, with all the additional advantages that DVDs provide. VHS tapes can be easily damaged due to excessive playback or storage issues; when the tape is damaged the video is gone for ever.
It is possible to protect your precious memories by converting them to DVD conversion. Your video will be protected and will be available for many years to be. In addition, if you are unable to bear the thought of letting your VHS tapes be discarded totally, certain businesses will give your tapes back to you, along with the DVD.
Too Much Work
Another reason why you might have an entire box of VHS cassettes in the attic is because you didn’t have the time or the motivation to sort through them. It’s normal, VHS tapes aren’t able to hold many hours of footage, and you’re likely to have hours of footage from your loved ones that have been dispersed across many tapes. The issue with putting away the pile of VHS tapes that are in a cupboard or a box cabinet, is that inadequate storage could completely ruin the tapes.
A damp attic could ruin or alter the quality of footage, making it impossible to retrieve. If you’re trying to preserve your memories, you’ll need to have the courage to pull out all the tapes and organize them. It’s not that difficult. All you have in order to change them into an appropriate format is send them to us to be converted. We provide dvd, MP4 or digital converters and all with the aim of preserving your memories by changing them into an format that is easily accessible and can stand over time for future generations to take pleasure in.
If you’re a lover of old-fashioned technology and technology, you may be holding on to the hopes that VHS will to life. While old technology could be revived in an enormous way like the polaroid camera as well as vinyl players, it’s extremely unlikely with VHS.
Vinyl players are thought to be superior as compared to CDs. People enjoy taking a picture and then having the picture instantly copied. They have a distinct specialization that has brought these technologies back to life. VHS tapes and players don’t have the appeal. They’re inconvenient and in many ways in comparison to modern video formats.
It’s time to make a change.
Don’t be concerned about throwing off a part of the past because you throw away the old videotapes. It’s still possible to preserve all the memorable moments that they hold through a simple conversion. If you’re looking to transfer VHS to DVD, get in touch with TapesToDigital today to get more information about the process and how we could assist you to protect your precious memories.
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