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Old January 3rd, 2005, 05:07 PM   #1
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Where to get Sony miniDV tapes in Las Vegas

Hi there

Quick question, where can I buy Sony premium (blue package) miniDV tapes in Vegas? Perhaps a store that has equipment for rent as well.

And is cheap. Anyone know how much per tape as well?
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Old January 3rd, 2005, 05:36 PM   #2
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In my area you can get the Sony premium tapes at most major retailers - specifically Best Buy, CompUSA, Target and WalMart. Was in Target a couple weeks ago and they were on sale in two-packs for about $5 per tape. WalMart's regular price is just a bit more than that.

I'm sure you can do better in quantity via mail order, but if you just need a couple tapes in a hurry this seems reasonable to me...
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Old January 3rd, 2005, 05:37 PM   #3
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Various online stores there sell mini-DV tape.
$30USD shipped for 10 JVC mini-DVs. $28.50USD for each subsequent 10.

There's also stores selling Sony mini-DVs, although I think they cost more.

eCost has clearance deals on mini-DV tapes sometimes. They are also cheap.

If you want a particular brand:

Stores usually charge a lot for tapes, although you can get it faster if you drive and pay for gas and parking.
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Old January 19th, 2005, 11:48 AM   #4
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Fry's near the Airport, but...

I bought a couple Sony premium tapes when I was there a few weeks ago to tape my daughter's lounge act and got the first "bad" Sony tape I've ever encountered. Bad media gave an error on my PV-GS400 and made me miss the song I most wanted...
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