Video 2000

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Video 2000 was a videocassette format introduced by Grundig and Philips in 1979. Developed exclusively for the PAL television standard, the video format was sold predominately in Europe, including the UK and Germany. A SECAM variant was sold in Argentina and South Africa.

Video 2000 was designed to be the successor to Philips' previous Video Cassette Recording (VCR) format (even down to using the same logo for the first few years). Despite some initial success, the format was unable to compete with the more established VHS and Betamax formats and was ultimately discontinued in 1989.