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Old September 17th, 2009, 04:00 PM   #1
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TDK tapes, any input?

I was looking for some inexpensive tapes and found a few sellers on Ebay selling Sealed 10-pack units for around $1 each or a bit more including shipping. All made in Japan and brand new. Any input on those tapes?
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Old September 17th, 2009, 09:13 PM   #2
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Yep.. Go for it !

I've been using TDKs and never had any problems with them.

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Old September 18th, 2009, 02:34 AM   #3
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they're ok

Been using panasonic tapes, then TDK. Both are good. No issues on Sony cameras.
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Old September 18th, 2009, 08:36 AM   #4
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I used TDK tapes with my old Sony D8 camcorder for over 7 years, never had a problem.
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Old September 19th, 2009, 10:49 AM   #5
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Yes, I too have been using the TDK tapes for about 5 years with no problems. Happy shooting!
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Old September 19th, 2009, 11:35 AM   #6
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They're great if they're the real thing. With eBay, coming from Asia, I'd be careful. Seems risky just to save about a buck a tape compared to genuine Sonys bought domestically from a trusted online retailer.
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Old September 19th, 2009, 09:59 PM   #7
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They were shipped from USA in original US retail ten-pack plastic (hard to open).
Thank you all for replies. This makes me think of purchasing more tapes, can't go wrong at this low price.
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