Re: DVD rewinders

Jim Scholtz (
Sun, 1 Apr 2001 15:12:01 -0700 (PDT)

I'm mystified - DVD is a 4 3/4 in. optical disc. It does not need to be
rewound. Play automatically starts at the center (track 0) unless the DVD
player/operator has programmed it differently. What type of DVD are you
talking about - perhaps digital audiotape? Jim Scholtz.

At 02:31 PM 4/1/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>I'm wondering if anyone on the list knows where I could get hold of some DVD
>rewinders. As with our VHS tapes we're having a lot of DVDs returned half
>or fully played but not rewound. "Be kind please rewind" stickers do no
>good and lots of patrons are ticked off because they're having to rewind
>first. So I thought I'd outfit the branches with some DVD rewinders, but
>darned if I can find any--none available from the usual AV supply sources,
>and amazingly even RTI neglected to include a rewind feature on their new
>DiscChek machine. I can't figure out why these things haven't shown up yet,
>but I guess VHS rewinders weren't too common in the early years of that
>format either. Anyway, if someone can point out an obvious ordering source
>I've overlooked, I'd appreciate it.
>Peter Cartford
>AV Librarian
>Johnson County Library
>Overland Park, KS