Re-Using Mini Dv Tapes

From: Ryan Marino (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jun 27 2008 - 09:53:32 PDT

I'm curious to severity of multiple uses of a mini dv tape. I know this is not something generally recommend for poor image quality/ drop outs but this is what I am looking to see. When I say re-using a tape I'm talking somewhere around 20 times. I want to push the tape as far as it will go before breaking.

I've read about drop out and image bleeding (both which interest me) is it safe to say this would happen after something like 20 uses? I've also read that multiple uses of a tape is not good for the heads of a camera, could this damage a camera permanently?



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