Re: [Videolib] Re: video replacement policies (David Wright)

Delin, Peter (
Wed, 30 Mar 2005 12:58:31 +0200

Dear David,

which sort of hub protector do you use? I've never heard of any hub
protectors. To my opinion this would be the most important protection
device for DVD in heavy circulation, because scratched discs can be
fixed, but discs with cracked hubs cannot.

With kind regards
Peter Delin/Videolektorat
Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin# schrieb:
> We have many rental store and library clients that repair their discs on a
> cycling basis - after they are checked out 'x' number of times or after
> daily demand for a newly released disc begins to decline allowing for a
> short vacation.
> I think most clients send them to us to avoid complaints and to keep the
> discs in good working order. We visually inspect the discs and attempt to
> fix only those discs that appear repairable. Our professional repair
> equipment is able to return the discs to 'like new' condition. I am a
> firm believer in that if you keep your discs looking nice, so will your
> patrons. People don't want to be the first to scratch a disc but if one
> is already scratched up, I think they naturally tend to handle it less
> carefully.
> Sending discs in on a rotation basis also allows us to inspect and
> proactively add label and hub protectors.
> David Wright
> 303.250.8455
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