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All About The First Ever Video

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All About The First Ever Video

The oldest film ever discovered dates back to 1888 and is a silent short titled "Roundhay Garden Scene." It was named after the garden in which it was shot (the Fenton Gallery and Museum of Art) and features a brief, 10-second clip of an unidentified man walking across a grassy field.

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Common Issues With VHS Tapes

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Common Issues With VHS Tapes

VHS tapes were once a popular way to store memories and watch them with the family in the future. It became a tradition for them to gather in front of the TV and watch home videos of family milestones, such as baby's first steps or the wedding of Mum and Dad.

Let's take a look at VHS problems and why DVDs and MP4 recordings don't have the same issues.

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Why you should convert your old vhs tapes

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Why you should convert your old vhs tapes
The average life expectancy of a VHS tape is shorter than you'd think at between 10-30 years. While that's still a long time, VHS tapes are pretty outdated now, and that could mean that the precious memories you have recorded on a VHS tape are also being lost as time passes.

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