Re: CD & DVD restoration

Deb Stilson (dstilson@yvrls.lib.wa.us)
Tue, 7 Aug 2001 17:32:11 -0700 (PDT)

the electric (motorized version) SkipDoctor can be found in the Video Store Shopper catalogue for $49.95

Nancy Miller wrote:

> Carol,
>
> We too have been considering the RTI machine, but I wasn't aware of the SkipDoctor. The only one I've been able to track down appreas to be a manual version.
>
> Do you have more informattion on the electric version and where to buy it?
>
> How many DVD's do you have in your collection?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Nancy
>
> Nancy M. Miller
> Collection Development Librarian
> Virginia Beach Public Library
> 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd.
> Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1767
> Voice: 757-431-3046
> nmiller@vbgov.com
>
> >>> "Carol Dunn" <dunnca1@oplin.lib.oh.us> 08/07/01 04:00PM >>>
> We use the SkipDoctor, the electric model. It has already paid for itself.
> Works on: compact discs, DVD's, CDROM's, Books on Compact Discs....
> It's almost amazing.
> Regards,
> Carol Dunn
> Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
> 206 Broadway
> Findlay, Ohio 45840
> www.findlay.lib.oh.us
> Telephone: 419.422.1712
> Fax: 419.422-0638
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> [mailto:videolib@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Mary Gontarek ---
> Owatonna Public Library
> Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 3:48 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: CD & DVD restoration
>
> I recently attended ALA in San Francisco where I saw a demonstration of the
> RTI
> DiskChek unit which checks, cleans and rejuvenates DVD's and CD's. (Now if
> it
> could only brew my morning coffee, I'd be sold!) Seriously, my question is
> this - has anyone purchased this unit or do you know anyone who has? I find
> myself
> in the contingent that is inordinately fond of DVD's but seriously doubts
> whether we're going to get much bang for our buck - certainly not like we
> did with
> videos, some of which have circulated more than 500 times! I smell a
> conspiracy
> here. I know this listserve is not intended to discuss equipment although I
> think this is a topic which would interest most of us. If you'd prefer to
> answer me directly, please send email to GontarekM@netscape.net
>
> Mary Gontarek
> Owatonna Public Library
> Owatonna, MN

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Deb Stilson, YA Services
Yakima Valley Regional Library
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Yakima, WA 98901
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