Re: VHS shifting to DVD collections

Marcia M. Parsons (marcia@mail.utexas.edu)
Thu, 31 Oct 2002 06:44:17 -0800 (PST)

What kind of machine? Brands available?
Marcia

At 02:41 PM 10/30/02 -0800, you wrote:
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>Hi,
>I am viewing this discussion group for a class I am currently taking at a
>Library Science program at Queens College in NY. I was only going to view
>the discussions going on until I saw this posting. I know that DVDs and CDs
>are prone to scratches from mishandling, but there is a very simple machine
>you can purchase at any decent music/video store that takes even pretty deep
>scratches out of the DVDs and CDs for the low price of $30. I bought one
>for myself and it has brought new life to my very first CDs that I had
>deemed un playable. The best part is if by chance the DVD/CD is scratched
>again the same method of taking the scratch out can be done again over and
>over. Using this cheap machine will make my DVD/CD collection far outlast
>any VHS or Tape that I own.
>Ed (GSLIS student-Queens College NY)
> Rick Faaberg <rfaaberg@attbi.com> wrote: On 10/4/02 3:34 PM, "Diane
>Sybeldon" sent this out:
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>> I'm also concerned about their fragility, and
>> their often higher price.
>> Any thoughts?
>>
>> ***********************************
>> Diane Sybeldon
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>Fragility has to be a major concern. I can't believe Blockbuster, et al,
>allowed the DVD format to be a naked, touchable, scratchable, hunk of
>plastic with NO protection. Unbelievable.
>
>About 1 out of 10 DVDs I rent at Blockbuster won't play at all or skip so
>badly it makes me mad! :-(
>
>For lack of fragility, VHS rules.
>
>Rick Faaberg
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><P>Hi,
><P>I am viewing this discussion group for a class I am currently taking at a
>Library Science program at Queens College in NY.&nbsp; I was only going to
>view the discussions going on until I saw this posting.&nbsp; I know that
>DVDs and CDs are prone to scratches from mishandling, but there is a very
>simple machine you can purchase at any decent music/video store that takes
>even pretty deep scratches out of the DVDs and CDs for the low price of
>$30.&nbsp; I bought one for myself and it has brought new life to my very
>first CDs that I had deemed un playable.&nbsp; The best part is if by chance
>the DVD/CD is scratched again the same method of taking the scratch out can
>be done again over and over.&nbsp; Using this cheap machine will make my
>DVD/CD collection far outlast any VHS or Tape that I own.&nbsp;
><P>Ed (GSLIS student-Queens College NY)
><P>&nbsp;<B><I>Rick Faaberg &lt;rfaaberg@attbi.com&gt;</I></B> wrote:
><BLOCKQUOTE style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #1010ff
>2px solid">On 10/4/02 3:34 PM, "Diane Sybeldon" <AC7255@WAYNE.EDU>sent this
>out:<BR><BR>&gt; I'm also concerned about their fragility, and<BR>&gt; their
>often higher price.<BR>&gt; Any thoughts?<BR>&gt; <BR>&gt;
>***********************************<BR>&gt; Diane Sybeldon<BR><BR>Fragility
>has to be a major concern. I can't believe Blockbuster, et al,<BR>allowed
>the DVD format to be a naked, touchable, scratchable, hunk of<BR>plastic
>with NO protection. Unbelievable.<BR><BR>About 1 out of 10 DVDs I rent at
>Blockbuster won't play at all or skip so<BR>badly it makes me mad!
>:-(<BR><BR>For lack of fragility, VHS rules.<BR><BR>Rick
>Faaberg<BR></BLOCKQUOTE> <p><br><hr size=1>Do you Yahoo!?<br>
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