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Re: D1 STOCK
In a message dated 98-12-10 15:11:51 EST, you write:
<< Hi everybody,
Could not record on a particular D1 cassette yesterday. Opened the lid
and discovered the oxyde side to be a nice chocolate brown color instead of
the usual dark black I have on all my other tapes.
Also we diagnosed tension problem while attempting a D1 dub of a feature film
we had transfered succesfully.
We send the material to our competitor and the same problem appeared at
Of course I won't tell the manufacturer, but this is the first time we have
of stock problem on D1. How about the world at large ?
My first reaction to your message is that the tape has folded over in the
cassette. You mentioned a previous tension problem (this may have led to tape
slack/slop that folded over on the previous pass). So as to not risk damage to
the video head, I would suggest not using that tape again, and immediatelly
check out the transport for correct tape tension and handling characteristics
in all modes. A new piece of stock is much cheaper than a damaged D-1 video
Good luck !
Thanks to Dave Corbitt for support in 1998.
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