How Long Are My VHS Tapes?

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How Long Are My VHS Tapes?

If you still have a VHS player you can put the tape in and the speed that the tape was recorded in will light up either SP, LP, or EP. SP stands for standard speed and can hold up to two hours on a regular VHS tape. LP stands for long play and you can record up to 4 hours and EP stands for extended play and you can record up to 6 hours.

You may also be able to time your tape out to see how much footage if you VCR counts in hours, minutes and seconds. You simply rewind the tape to the beginning reset the time and fast forward it until the counter stops counting. If you know longer have a VHS VCR then you may bring in your tapes and we will time them out for free.