Thanks for your advice. My Sony V8 camera can't work anymore therefore I have no hardware to play the V8 tapes.
I have many V8 tapes. Some have been converted to VHS but not all. Now I have both V8 and VHS tapes.
Several hours before I visited an electronic shop selling 2nd hand hardwares. I found VHS players, not expensive costing about $80. But there is no gurantee. The player can connect to TV set. To connect computer I need a capture card or an old TV tuner card.
If I found a second hand V8 player I may get it as a toy to see whether I can do something treating the V8 tape. Otherwise I will bring all tapes to Sony for duplication. They will duplicate the tapes on DVD which I and play back on TV
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