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Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 16:32:52 -0700 (PDT)
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 09:06:32 -0700 (PDT)
From: Richard Cox
Dead medium: Grundig 2x4 video cassette recorder format (1980)

My Grandfather owned one of these in Birmingham, UK in the early 1980's in order to record Open University programmes overnight.

I remember that the cassettes were reversible and fairly long playing.

I thought about this machine while browing the dead media site and decided to try a web search. I was delighted to find a UK video history museum at

with an entry specifically on the Grundig 2 x 4 :