Re: [Videolib] 3M DVD security

Rosanna B Masley (rbm3@po.cwru.edu)
Fri, 09 May 2003 09:28:48 -0400

You still need the hub markers for double sided DVD's. Our 3M rep said
that the clear security system with the embedded strips are only for use on
single sided DVD's.

At 01:51 PM 5/8/2003 -0600, you wrote:
>Hi Travis,
>
>I'm surprised that 3M sold you the donut security strips. They do cause
>problems for DVDs. 3M now has a new security system that covers the
>entire DVD. It has 2 security strips embedded in a clear plastic sheet
>that covers the DVD and does not make it unbalanced. They work very well.
>We tried the donuts at first and had nothing but trouble.
>kc
>
>Kim Crowley, Technology Coordinator
>City of Fort Collins Public Library
>201 Peterson Street phone: 970.221.6662
>Fort Collins, CO 80524 fax: 970.221.6398
>crowley@julip.fcgov.com
>
>On Thu, 8 May 2003, Travis Bautz wrote:
>
> > Hi again,
> >
> > We recently upgraded our 3M security system at our Main Library. As
> > part of the upgrade, we started to use 3M's DVD security labels (donut
> > shape) that adhere directly to the DVD.
> >
> > As a result, we have started to receive patron complaints that the new
> > security labels cause the DVD to be "unreadable" by DVD players. On the
> > examples reported to us, the labels appear to have been adhered
> > correctly (not off center) and were securely attached.
> >
> > Has anyone else had difficulty with this type of security
> > label/technology? The labels (and security system) were not cheap and
> > security is important to us, yet I am concerned that we may be causing
> > the format to be useless for some patrons.
> >
> > Responses directly to me are welcome. I apologize in advance if this
> > has already been discussed on the listserv.
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Travis
> >
> > --
> > ------------------------------------------------------
> > Travis Bautz, A/V Divisional Manager
> > Dayton Metro Library
> > 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402
> > Telephone/Voice Mail: (937) 227-9534
> > Fax: (937) 227-9539
> > E-mail: avd_travis@daytonmetrolibrary.org
> >
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