Re: DVD rewinders

Frank Landrum (
Mon, 2 Apr 2001 12:06:30 -0700 (PDT)

Actually Peter, CD-ROM rewinders will work just as well on DVD. The only
problem is when they confuse the "D"s in CD and DVD and fast forward to the

At 08:15 AM 4/2/01 -0700, you wrote:
> Kudos! Well done! ;-)
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm wondering if anyone on the list knows where I could get hold of some
>> 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
>> 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.
>> Thanks.
>> Peter Cartford
>> AV Librarian
>> Johnson County Library
>> Overland Park, KS