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VHS Captioning Subtitles
Closed captions on Line 21—can be turned on and off Open captions burned on video—always on
Requires decoder—built in to TV and some overhead projectors (Epson 6100i) or external No decoder required
White text on dark background No background
Always include sound content Usually include only dialogue
Always in same language as video Often translation
Word-for-word transcription Translation of meaning, rather than exact words