Definitions for "D-VHS"
Keywords:  vhs, jvc, vcr, cassette, playback
A digital memory system that uses D-VHS tapes. D-VHS was developed as a memory system for multimedia applications that require storage for large volumes of information such as digital video. (D-VHS recordings are possible only with cassettes marked "D-VHS").
Stands for "Digital VHS." When connected to a compatible HDTV tuner, a D-VHS VCR can record HDTV programs in full resolution, along with their accompanying multichannel soundtracks. D-VHS currently offers the highest resolution recording and playback of any consumer video format.
digital video-recording format that uses a conventional VHS tape shell. D-VHS can store up to four hours of high-definition video on one tape.