Justice Institute of B.C. - Library
New Westminster, British Columbia
>From: Kathleen Fitzhugh[SMTP:email@example.com]
>Sent: Thursday, July 10, 1997 11:59AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>Subject: Re: TV/VCR Combinations
>We clean our VCR's nightly; the covers of the machines are unscrewed so
>that we can hand-clean the heads. I'm wondering how these combo machines
>are cleaned. Also how are stuck tapes are disengaged?... an all too frequent
>occurance here I'm afraid.
>Media Resources Center
>On Thu, 10 Jul 1997, Judy Jones wrote:
>> We purchased TV/VCR combos 2 years ago - 11 of them. They are in the
>> front row of carrels and get used heavily. So far, their repair rate
>> is no better or worse than singles or high end commercial units we
>> used to buy. We received a "grant" to purchase these units when we
>> started to record Distance Learning lectures on a regular basis.
>> Currently, the circulation numbers for DL equal 8,500 for fy 96/97.
>> Remarkable, huh? Our units are Panasonic and we got them on sale
>> locally. The only problem seems to be the occasional stuck tape. If
>> they all died tomorrow, we would have gotten our money's worth.
>> Nice to finally meet you in Berkeley.
>> Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 06:18:26 -0700
>> Reply-to: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> From: "Kristine R. Brancolini" <email@example.com>
>> To: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: TV/VCR Combinations
>> The Education Library on campus needs to replace a couple of TVs and
>> VCRs. The librarian is considering TV/VCR combinations. I have never
>> bought one and was wondering if any of you have experience with this
>> playback option. Please share your recommendations with me, regarding
>> using TV/VCRs in general and then makes/models you liked or did not
>> like. If you would like to reply to me privately, I would be happy to
>> summarize for the list. Thanks!
>> Kristine Brancolini
>> Indiana University Libraries