RE: DVD rewinders

Trent Nicholas (
Mon, 2 Apr 2001 12:48:32 -0700 (PDT)

Don't know about the rewinders, but I am trying to get rid of our old
8-track DVDs. Anyone still use them?

-----Original Message-----
From: []
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 3:31 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: RE: DVD rewinders

Another problem is, those (CD-ROM rewinders) came as add-ons to PCs,
and now
that only DVD-ROM drives are being installed in PCs we're outta
luck. I
need them (DVD rewinders) free-standing anyway.

Peter C.

-----Original Message-----
From: Frank Landrum []
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 1:04 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: Re: DVD rewinders

Actually Peter, CD-ROM rewinders will work just as well on DVD. The
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
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> I've overlooked, I'd appreciate it.
>> Thanks.
>> Peter Cartford
>> AV Librarian
>> Johnson County Library
>> Overland Park, KS