Maxell DV cassettes at

Go Back   DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Open DV Discussion

Open DV Discussion
For topics which don't fit into any of the other categories.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old September 24th, 2002, 05:00 AM   #1
Ilpo Kari
Posts: n/a
Maxell DV cassettes


Does anyone know if Maxell DV cassettes are compatible with Sony cassettes. I've had problems when mixing Panasonic with Sony, but how about Maxell? Any info?

  Reply With Quote
Old September 24th, 2002, 05:14 AM   #2
Major Player
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 200
You should read some of the other posts here. It has to do with the various types of lubrications the different manufacturers use. When you micx tapes the lubes mix and kind of gel. This can gum up the heads. Best advice is stick with one brand. sony and Panasonic have a wide consensus that they are the best. they also have very different lubricants, which is why you are having problems. Pick one of those and stick with it alone. I personally like the Panasonics.
Keith Luken is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24th, 2002, 06:08 PM   #3
Regular Crew
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Posts: 182
Maxell exclusively has been good for me. I know Fuji's got a great rep., too.
< >< . . . . . < >< . . . . . < ><
John Klein is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Open DV Discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:25 AM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2018 The Digital Video Information Network