Re: Video rewinders

Brigid Duffy (
Wed, 5 Feb 2003 16:40:14 -0800 (PST)

Our equipment techs hate tape rewinders because they snap tapes. The most
economical, reliable rewinder is a vhs deck. Old ones that don't play tapes
well work fine - on rewind the tape doesn't go past the record heads.

Brigid Duffy
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132-4200

>We have been having probles with videocassette rewinders...
>None of the machines we have purchased work very well and tend to break
>within a month or two of daily use. We currently use the Sima SRW-V2HB, but
>one literally disintegrated recently (the motor broke out of the casing!).
>Does anybody have a suggestion for a good durable VHS videocassette
>rewinder? Make and model number would be helpful, a URL to a vendor even
>Thanksabunch, y'all!
>John F. M¸ller
>Sonoma State University Library
>Jean & Charles Schulz Information Center - Multimedia Department
>1801 East Cotati Ave.
>Rohnert Park, CA 94928
>Phone: (707) 664-2590
>FAX: (707) 664-2090