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VS250 Degausser
Degausser 250:
  • Hand held degausser / eraser
  • Ideal for erasing small quantities of VHS and audio tapes
  • Rugged, comfort-moulded ABS Cycolac case
  • Powerful 2400 gauss field
  • Thermal cut out prevents overheating – resets automatically
  • Perfect for the CCTV industry
  • Easy to activate on/off power switch
  • Up to 18 per hour throughput
VS250: Hand Held Degausser  only available in the Americas
Used audio and video tapes can perform like new when you take a few seconds to completely erase previous recordings with this professional, powerful tape eraser.

The VS250 is a hand-held unit which erases audio and video tapes, including S-VHS. For computer use, it can be used for floppy disks, 3.5" disks and tapes up to 0.5" wide. The VS250 provides a dependable and transportable Audio/Video Tape Eraser at a price to meet the tightest of budget constraints. Altogether, the VS250 provides heavyweight degauss performance at lightweight prices!


With the push button, power switch held on, move the unit to the tape. For audio cassettes, one swipe across the tape is sufficient to erase it completely. For VHS cassettes, rewind the tape and pass the unit in a circular movement over the tape. Turn the tape over and repeat. The unit will operate for approximately 2 minutes before cutting out for a cool down period of about 10 minutes.


The VS250x is only available in the Americas but offers a more powerful erasure. The VS250x is identical to the VS250 but also erases Super VHS, metal audio cassettes, 8mm (not Hi8) and DAT.


VS250 Hand Held Degausser Specification

Power Supply: 125 watts, 220-250 VAC, 50/60Hz at 3 amperes; 115 volts, 50/60Hz at 6 amperes
Media: VHS tape (up to 0.5"), Super VHS, Floppy disks, Audio/video tape
Protection: Automatic reset thermal protective device, Calibrated trip temperature 70C
Erasure Depth: -90db on 650 Oe tape
Degaussing Force: On Surface - 2400 gaugg; 0.5" distance - 700 gauss
Safe Duty Cycle: 2 minutes on, 10 minutes off
Throughput: 18 per hour
Controls: Non-locking On/Off switch
Dimensions: Height: 2.5" (64mm), Width: 3" (77mm), Depth: 5" (128mm)
Weight: 2.25lbs (1kg)
Peak Magnetic Field Strength: On surface: 2400 gauss, 0.5" distance: 700 gauss
Warranty: 12 months back to base, all parts and labor included.
VS250x (only available in the Americas)
Power Supply: 125 watts, 115 VAC, 50/60Hz
Media: Degauss VHS tape (up to 0.5", including super VHS); audio cassette (including metal); Beta tape (not BetaMax or BetaCam); 8mm (not Hi8); DAT; 3 1/2" floppy disk and VHS-C
Protection: Automatic reset thermal protective device, calibrated trip temperature 56 degrees celcius
Safe Duty Cycle: 1 minute on, 30 minutes off
Size: Height: 2.5" (64mm); Width: 3" (77mm); Depth: 5" (128mm)
Weight: 2.25lbs (1kg)


We reserve the right to amend all specifications without notice.

Eyecote has been providing equipment and services to the Data Recording, Entertainment and Media Manufacturing industries for more than 30 years.

Eyecote International Limited
Crombie, Pentwyn Park,, Monmouth,
NP25 4SP. United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 1600 719222


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rasing all media before re-use will orientate the particles completely thus leaving the media clean of previous data and provides protection against computer Virus contamination.
A lthough you will find a wide range of information on our web-site, to ensure that you select exactly the right degausser for you specific application please use our assistance page, we are always happy to offer advice and answer any specific questions you may have.