Re: TapeChek

Frank Landrum (
Tue, 18 May 1999 13:33:55 -0700 (PDT)

HI Barb-
We use the RTI Tape Chek to clean our tapes every ten circulations. Don't
know if it makes a difference or not, but we have had few problems or
complaints from our users. On an average it means evry tape gets cleaned
about every 14 months. Obviously, some a lot more, some a lot less. Good

At 12:27 PM 5/18/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Do any of you have experience with the TapeChek machine from RTI?
>Does it seem to make a difference?
>Or would machine that merely fast-forwards and rewinds be just as useful?
>(i.e. Is it worth the price?)
>I have about 3,000 videos with very low circulation (read: nonexistent) on
>most of them.
>Thanks in advance,
>Barbara J. Bergman Porter Henderson Library
>Media Librarian Angelo State University
>ph: (915) 942-2313 Box 11013, ASU Station
>fax: (915) 942-2198 San Angelo, TX 76909