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VHS code compatibility

I created a VHS tape while in Japan using a camcorder that naturally used the VHS coding technology found in Japan. When I tried playing the tape on my VHS player back home in the United States it was scrambled because I understand we have a different coding technology for VHS. Is there a way to convert the tape to the American VHS coding standard? How?

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The video standard in Japan is PAL while it is NTSC here in the USA. You should be able to locate a VCR than can play both. If you'd rather not purchase a new VCR, some locations that create DVDs from VHS tapes can usually also read PAL tapes.
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Posted on Mar 18, 2008

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