Retro-Tech: When HD Movies came on VHS

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Shared April 22, 2016

A look at the short-lived D-Theater format which offered HD movies on VHS.
Captured D-VHS Demo Tape showing New York in 1993:
D-Theater tapes can be found on eBay:
A full list of D-Theater titles is on
DVHS on Wikipedia:
JVC's D-Theater machines:
Full specs on the machine shown:
*The machine demonstrated records and plays D-VHS (HS, STD, LS3) S-VHS (SP, EP) S-VHS ET (SP, EP) HiFi VHS (SP, EP) VHS (SP, EP) it doesn't have upscaling. It will output anything over Component or iLink.*

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