1983 was a time when home video players were becoming affordable for use in homes having dropped by half in a few years to around US$500. Pre-recorded tapes remained expensive creating the video rental industry with rentals sometimes including the player. It was also a time known as the "format wars" with two major standards Sony's Betamax and JVC's VHS competing for dominance. Consumer camcorders were also gaining popularity with prices dropping below $1000.

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  • 1983 was a time when home video players were becoming affordable for use in homes having dropped by half in a few years to around US$500. Pre-recorded tapes remained expensive creating the video rental industry with rentals sometimes including the player. It was also a time known as the "format wars" with two major standards Sony's Betamax and JVC's VHS competing for dominance. Consumer camcorders were also gaining popularity with prices dropping below $1000. (en)
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  • in film
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  • in television
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  • 1983 was a time when home video players were becoming affordable for use in homes having dropped by half in a few years to around US$500. Pre-recorded tapes remained expensive creating the video rental industry with rentals sometimes including the player. It was also a time known as the "format wars" with two major standards Sony's Betamax and JVC's VHS competing for dominance. Consumer camcorders were also gaining popularity with prices dropping below $1000. (en)
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  • 1983 in home video (en)
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