What happened to Beta Cassettes?

Answer Betamax was a higher quality format, but VHS won out over Betamax because:-it was cheaper.-at first, Beta could only record one hour, so if you wanted to tape a movie you had to manually switch tap... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What happened to Beta Cassettes

1st it was VHS over Beta, vinyl b4.. cassettes over 8 track..then CD's cames out...DVD's etc.....?

I'll be honest with you, I've never put any thought into it. But you're right, we are getting screwed! What I like about DVD's is the way that we can jump to a scene quickly and I typically go ov... Read More »

I have Panasonic camcorder and some cassettes can i overwrite on the cassettes or no?

Yes you can. Do it too many times and the quality will diminish over time though.

When did they stop making beta tapes and beta VCR's?

Contact Absolute Beta ( in Remington, VA.Their phone number is 540 439 9780.You should be able to find out all you want to know (and more) by asking there.

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