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Old August 15th, 2006, 11:10 AM   #1
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Maxell Cassette Rewinder

With all this talk of switching tape brands and qualities, it got me wondering about the Maxell Cassette Rewinder I used to rewind our tapes, rather than use the camera's resources to do so. Can anyone attest to the sense of using a cheap rewinder that's a few years old and of a different brand? Would running a head cleaner in the rewinder be a wise idea? Thanks, guys.
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Old August 15th, 2006, 04:32 PM   #2
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The Maxell rewinder is cheap but works until the cheap factor overwhelms the unit. I would be careful and not use it again once it starts acting strange. It almost wrecked a couple of tapes at my office. I threw it out.

Maybe someone will invent a pro rewinder, I would buy one. Until that happens I recommend using a deck or the camera.
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Old August 15th, 2006, 06:36 PM   #3
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William,

Thank you very much for your reply. Ironically, I think the cheap factor occurred hours after I started this thread. Both tapes I was trying to rewound did so for only a few seconds and stopped.
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