Re: repairing videotapes

Tom Boghossian (tboghosn@calarts.edu)
Thu, 6 Feb 2003 16:20:05 -0800 (PST)

Personally,
I would dub the tape and throw out the one after you fixed and copied it.
It's very bad to run thru your video heads.
Tom Boghossian
Film Services
Cal Arts

At 04:09 PM 2/6/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>Do you repair damaged videos or simply discard them? The two local places
>that did our repairs (a photo store and a video rental store) stopped doing
>it, so I bought a kit to do the job myself but frankly it sucks (both the
>kit and the process). I'd be interested in hearing your policies re damaged
>tapes. Thanks.
>
>Mike
>
>Mike Boedicker
>Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
>Danville Public Library
>319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61832
>(217) 477-5223 ext. 123 / Fax: (217) 477-5230
>mboedicker@hotmail.com
>http://www.danville.lib.il.us
>
>
>
>
>_________________________________________________________________
>Add photos to your messages with MSN 8. Get 2 months FREE*.
>http://join.msn.com/?page=features/featuredemail