After searching through some boxes in the attic over the weekend I discovered I have 25 Video 8 tapes. We moved house in the early 1990's and the tapes have been in the attic since about 1993 or 1994. Now as you can guess I want to get them copied either to my DVD recorder or better still onto the PC as there is some kind of white covering on some of them. My only problem is I don't have a video 8 camcorder and was looking at something cheap like the Sony TRV270. I see on Sony's official site it says this particular model will not play back V8 or Hi8 tapes but on Jessops site it says 'Long play on Video 8 tapes'. All I want to know is will it play them back or will I have to go for the more expensive TRV480?