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Final Note

VCRs are about to be officially out of production

Kai Ryssdal Jul 22, 2016
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A pile of dusty and obsolete video recorder (VCRs) lies abandoned in a back room of a video repair shop. Ian Waldie/Getty Images
Final Note

VCRs are about to be officially out of production

Kai Ryssdal Jul 22, 2016
A pile of dusty and obsolete video recorder (VCRs) lies abandoned in a back room of a video repair shop. Ian Waldie/Getty Images
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This will make some portion of you say, “Wait, what are you talking about?” and some other portion of you feel really, really old.

Reports in the Japanese Nikkei Asian Review say that later this month the very last VCR ever is going roll off the assembly line at the last company making them: Funai Electric.

Parts are too hard to find, apparently.

In other news, Funai Electric sold 750,000 VCRs last year.

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