Anyone notice SVHS Audio best other Analog equipment including turntables, cassette decks.

I have a few JVC Super VHS decks manufactured from the late 1980’ to about 1994 in use around here. Using SVHS tapes only I fine that they produce better analog stereo sound than the best cassette and reel to reel decks I’ve experienced the past few decades. I feel that they are better (hi-fi/stereo) than high quality turntables too. There are many reasons besides the hi-fi analog stereo sound they produce. Because high end (SVHS tape, SVCR decks in particular) often last for decades without issues, no scratches, few if any dropouts, w/ rarely a need for any maintenance, for me, they make them the best analog choice. They produce a sound much better to my ear than our perfect performing Nakimichi ZX7 even when using the highest quality cassette tapes that we have had for decades. It remains in mint-operating condition. I use it to make & copy custom tapes for our car deck. S VHS is better equipment for hi-fi stereo, (a clean natural analog sound sounds best to the human ear). VHS VCRs are capable of producing an amazing 20-20,000 MHz w/ 0,005% wow and flutter w/few if any drop outs to have to listen to. Dead quiet is supreme. SVHS tapes are much better sounding than your basic VHS tape. I find that VHS tapes cost much less for a better-quitter tape compared to other analog technology. I tossed out all of my turntable equipment that we have had since the early 1970’s, out to the curb as it were, years ago due the SVHS technology best that technology w/much less expense and much less headaches to deal with too. Who knows what I am talking about. Does anyone else know where I am coming from? I must admit that my experiences come from the 1950’-1980 technology. (not having owed the most expense equipment of today), yet, having lived through the early 1950’s to date and into music since those early days of analog. That is my point here is does superior vintage (1980'90's) pure analog (super) SVHS have to continue to die quietly, a silent death?
Ok, but what’s the source?
The source for LP is mastertape.
What is the source for your S-VHS audio copy ?

-If you copy from CD then it’s not the analog.

-If you copy from from vinyl then what cartridge/turntable do you use and why do you need a copy if you already have a vinyl record?

-If you copy from mastertape (reel to reel) then it’s good, but where you can get mastertapes (or reel to reel copy from the master) of all your favorite artists you can buy on vinyl ?

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I wore mine out recording radio broadcasts.  Streaming sounds better than wearing out spinning heads.
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Your source is digital, it will never be as good as analog if you record it on tape from digital source. If you want analog you need analog source, not digital. 
VHS machines were built to a price, like a cheap transistor radio. They will all crash in time then you will have all these tapes you can not play.
It is always better to stay with formats that are more durable. Because there are trillions of records out there turntables will be around for at least another two generations. Digital files will be useful probably forever.

@chakster, I love my turntable (that I have not gotten yet) and have thousands of records but the very best recordings I have are modern Hi Res Digital. My favorite records predate 1980 (all analog). Maybe this is just my psyche talking but it is the impression I get. Maybe it has to do with mastering. Certainly, it took a while for engineers to accommodate to digital  and it was not until about 1982 that decent CD players came along. The original units were very harsh which gave digital a bad start and a decades long hangover. But in the past decade or so some really incredible digital recordings have come along and engineers are getting much better at mastering older analog recordings for digital. 
This digital vs analog argument is very much like the Tubes vs SS and some other arguments.  It seems to be more emotional than factual. There is absolutely no argument about distortion and noise being much lower with straight digital recording and playback. I know this does not necessarily equate to better sound as there are numerous processes along the way for better or worse. Digital is not the demon it is made out to be by some. Like turntables, if you find your digital playback to be sub standard than you have work to do as there are digital playback systems that sound excellent. 
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Everyone is entitled to their opinion. I think copying an LP or CD to any analog tape format is a waste of time!
I agree with Jason’s statement above

I love my turntable (that I have not gotten yet) and have thousands of records but the very best recordings I have are modern Hi Res Digital.

Digital is Digital, I don’t see any reason to copy digital to analog just for listening (when we can just listen to digital).

I see a reason to copy analog to analog when we want to make a mixtape or complilation of tunes on cassette or whatever (just to stay in analog domain).

A copy of analog to digital is nice for people who can’t listen to analog, especially today. If you want to make your music available just make a mix or compilation and upload it somewhere for the masses.

This digital vs analog argument is very much like the Tubes vs SS and some other arguments. It seems to be more emotional than factual.

This is not a question of this topic. Digital files will never replace my record collection, I want to have a wall of records in my room, especially when all my favorite music was recorded in analog era (70s), before digital was even invented.  
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Even vinyl records made from a digital master (or digitally remastered) is not analog, it's digital on analog media, but it's not the analog sound. 

Analog sound picked up by microphones in the studio and recorded on multi-track master tape (or mixed down live for direct cut) > mastered for lacquer cut > pressed on vinyl > reproduced by pickup cartridge in our speakers. 

I think most of us on audiogon already have vinyl and turntables above average level. Some people have reel to reel or cassette tape recorders. Some people have expensive digital rig. 

I haven't seen S-VHS recorders and S-VHS tapes since the 90's. 

If you like everything better from S-VHS tapes it's fine, but we can still buy records of our favorite artists for $10 (original presses). What's the point to buy S-VHS tapes and S-VHS recorder? For beginner it's a bit weird in 2021, for experienced users the best analog media is vinyl, the best digital media is high-res files (or endless streaming). I believe that serious digital rig can reproduce all digital just fine (I am not a fan of digital). 

Recording streaming on S-VHS today is like recording FM radio on cassette tapes back in the day. 

Some formats are outdated, for example I never seen a big old RCA "12 inch video disc reproduced by phono cartridge! It would be nice to play a movie like this instead of netflix. 

Here is my VHS Hifi experience (can’t remember is it was S-VHS). Back around the late 1980’s I used to do some amateur audiophile recordings of artists in the NYC East Village Anti-folk scene (perhaps before it was called that, and certainly before it spawned some well known artists.)

Not having the great recording gear I bought later (including a Neumann U67 and a pair of AKG C414s) I did weekend rentals of a Nagra open reel deck (normally used for film production) and a pair of Schoeps figure 8 mics and recorded in Blumlein stereo.

Since I didn’t own an open reel deck I took the Nagra’s live output and fed it into a high quality VHS HIFI deck (I got into S-VHS as well, but I don’t know if had the decks at that time.)

While the VHS stereo Hifi tracks were a nice option to listen to the masters in a better format than audio cassette, I remember the recordings were grainy sounding in the highs. Not sure if it’s a switching issue in helical scanning, but that was my finding.

Later on I got to borrow a Tascam 4 track cassette based portastudio and at double speed with the best metal cassettes I could find after doing shootouts (the cassettes had a ceramic body!) I made some really nice recordings with that U67.
Someday I’ll have those open reel master tapes digitized as DSD, but reading this thread has made me want to find those VHS Hifi masters and hook a VHS deck up to my system!

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"The capacity of Humans for self deception is apparently unlimited" - Mr.Spock the Vulcan
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Sorry, to often I make mistakes listing specs for equipment. I blame that on old age and what comes with it. For hifi vhs vcrs, it's 20-20,000 Hz, a remarkable near unmeasurable 0,005 wow & flutter. Better?
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