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videocassette

[¦vid·ē·ō‚kə′set]
(electronics)
A compact plastic case containing a magnetic tape for video recording and playing.

videocassette

A removable magnetic tape module for storing video data. The cassette contains supply and take-up reel (hubs) in the same housing. See VCR.
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A Sony VP-9000 plays a 3/4-inch U-Matic videocassette.
He notes that DVDs do offer a number of benefits over videocassettes, including superior picture quality, extra features and the fact that they do not need to be rewound.
In addition to these VHS videocassette storage products, Creative Point has introduced the CD300RT2, a spinner for the storage of 300 CDS.
With nearly nine in 10 American households owning a videocassette recorder, sales of blank videotapes are brisk.
It took the videocassette recorder 13 years to reach a comparable level of household penetration.
Blank Videocassettes DOLLAR SALES * UNIT VOLUME * $426.
The digital videocassette (DVC), which is smaller than a pack of cigarettes, was introduced about two years ago and is gradually gaining acceptance as a compact format that reportedly renders a picture quality unequaled by any other consumer video format.
PATRICAN: "The household penetration of videocassette recorders stands at 83% but growth in full-size videocassettes has come from families buying their second or third unit.