Re: Laser Discs

Brigid Duffy (bduffy@sfsu.edu)
Fri, 10 Nov 2000 07:28:40 -0800 (PST)

And check the Pioneer website at http://www.pioneerusa.com/edt3.html which
still sells 3 different models

Brigid Duffy
San Francisco State University

On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Victoria Caplan wrote:

>
> We have a similar problem on a smaller scare (about 1200 LD titles) what I
> was planning on doing was to keep the LD players we have in as good repair
> as possible, and then purchase the titles slowly in a different format (be
> it VHS, VCD, DVD, or something new).
>
>
> Victoria Caplan
> Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library
> Media & Microforms
>
> On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Rick Faaberg wrote:
>
> > On 11/9/00 10:57 PM, wkling@hkapa.edu at wkling@hkapa.edu may have written:
> >
> > > Would anyone like to share your suggestions/plans regarding the retrieval of
> > > information recorded on video discs in the future? Our Library has about 4,000
> > > video discs and we were told by our suppliers that SONY & JVC have stopped to
> > > produce video discs players and other manufactures would act the same. All
> > > ideas
> > > are welcome.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > Wai-king
> > >
> >
> > Great question! And, this is definitely a question that needs to be
> > addressed to the copyright holders of the materials you have and wish to
> > move to a different medium.
> >
> > It's not an automatic thing, by any stretch, that you can move the content
> > to another format without permission from (and/or payment of $ to) the
> > holders of the copyrights.
> >
> > Rick
> > NWRESD
> > Oregon, USA
> >
> >
> >
>
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