Re: DVD upkeep

Lucinda Dubinski (ludubinski@vassar.edu)
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 09:19:56 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you to all those who have sent me creative and practical suggestions
about solving the DVD scratch problems. This list is a great resource, and
I appreciate all the help. Cindy

At 08:37 AM 4/20/01 -0700, you wrote:
>There was an expensive product called LaserMud some year back for Laser
>diac resurfacing. After some experimenting and advice from other media
>librarians we came up with a low cost fix - Turtle Wax. At a local auto
>supply store pick up a can of HIGH QUALITY rubbing compound that will
>work on CLEAR COAT finishes. Follow the instructions and use a very
>light circular motion on each big scratch or just lightly over the
>whole playing surface.
>
> On the other hand, unless you have a part timer making $5.00 an hour
>doing this, it could get very expensive labor wise. In any case for
>fast fixes on that unexplained scratch it works pretty good most of the
>time.
>
> Cheers - MLR
>
>Lucinda Dubinski wrote:
> >
> > Has anyone else experienced any problems with DVD's developing scratches
> > ?? We've had a few that apparently have gotten scratched and therefore
> > won't play. Is there some kind of extra coating, or cleaning and repair
> > that can be done to lessen this problem?
> >
> > Thanks for any suggestions. Cindy
> >
> > Lucinda L. Dubinski
> > Coordinator, Interlibrary Loan and Reserve Services
> > Vassar College Libraries
> > 124 Raymond Ave, Box 20
> > Poughkeepsie, New York 12604-0020
> >
> > 845-437-5795
> > 845-437-7128 (fax)
> > ludubinski@vassar.edu

Lucinda L. Dubinski
Coordinator, Interlibrary Loan and Reserve Services
Vassar College Libraries
124 Raymond Ave, Box 20
Poughkeepsie, New York 12604-0020

845-437-5795
845-437-7128 (fax)
ludubinski@vassar.edu