Re: DVD security strips

Allen, Scott - Library (
Wed, 10 May 2000 14:22:27 -0700 (PDT)

The overlay should work fine on single sided DVD's. For double sided
DVD's, the hub strip will have to be used. My main concern is whether or
not the hub strip will work with an older gate security system.

Scott Allen

>I spoke with our 3M rep and he gave us a green light to use the Tattle
>Tape DCD-2
>CD overlay security "strip". It has two strips to counter balance. He
>said 3m will
>debut a hub label security strip in July for the double sided DVDs.
>We have seen no problems resulting from using the DCD-2.
>Dave Curtis
>Escondido, CA Public Library
>>>> Lucy Lockley <> 05/10 12:58 PM >>>
>Can anyone give me information on what type of security strip is used for
>DVD's: name of brand, source for ordering, costs, etc.?
>My district has just stated (first order went in last week) getting into
>DVD's. I have been informed by our Technical Operations staff that they
>need information on the correct kind of security strips to put on the DVD's
>that were just ordered. The kind that are used on music CD's, the kind
>that we have at present, will not work on movie CD's; something about a
>'balance' problem(?). We are checking with some of our current supply
>sources but I thought I would ask for guidance from people I was certain
>would be able to help.

Scott Allen
Media Librarian "Trying to stay afloat
Midwestern State University in the seas of technology"