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Victorville Coding System

The Official Coding System of the Victorville Film Archive

About the Victorville Coding System

Pioneered by film buff Gregg Turkington, The Victorville Coding System was initially developed as a system to help manage his robust personal VHS library. It is now used to organize the world's largest collection of VHS tapes at The Victorville Film Archive. The form below will let you quickly generate codes for your own VHS tapes.

Step 1 of 4: Search for a Film
Step 2 of 4: Choose a Film
Step 3 of 4: Coding Details

Shelf Number

(2-digit number between 00-99)

Tape Number

(2-digit number between 00-99)

Bags of Popcorn Rating

3 Bags

Create Code
Step 4 of 4: Coding Results

Your label:

What do the characters in the label ID mean?

Code Another Tape