Is 8mm and Hi8 the same?
Hi8 and 8mm have been among some of the most popular videotapes in different formats. The 8mm tape was released before the release of Hi8, after which the Digital8 was released. Both 8mm and Hi8 tapes have films of a width of 8 millimeters, a size little less than half of an inch.
What resolution is Hi8?
Both Hi8 and S-VHS were officially rated at a luminance resolution of 400 lines, a vast improvement from their respective base formats and are roughly equal to Laserdisc quality. Chroma resolution for both remain unchanged.
How can I play Hi8 tapes on my TV?
How to Watch Hi8 Tapes on TV. If you still own a working camcorder, can borrow one from a friend, or found a compatible one on the secondary market, you’re in luck. Simply plug the camcorder’s AV output connections into the corresponding inputs on your TV.
How do I transfer 8mm tapes to my computer?