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Taking an 8mm videotape cassette apart

Clip by Pat Shevlin (http://ptlp.com/)
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Pat Shevlin shows how to disassemble an 8mm video tape cassette. This cassette had been soaked in water as part of a disaster recovery workshop sponsored by the Association of Moving Image Archivists in Rochester, NY 2007. Once disassembled, the tape can be dried and put into a new shell. It is advisable to purchase a blank cassette and practice before attempting this.

This video relates to the following chapters in the companion volume Guide to Film Preservation:

  • 3.4 Replacing Old Film Reels and Containers

Film Gauges in this clip:

  • 8mm - Super 8

 

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