Tape cleaner on eBay

Ali cctalk at fahimi.net
Tue Oct 6 22:19:46 CDT 2015

> A step up is a recertifier that writes and reads back a pattern and
> notes the bad spots.  Usually done after a cleaning pass.
> --Chuck

Well apparently you can still buy recertifiers for the low low price of $8K w/ warranty. I guess if you are the CHM or recovery outfit like yours Chuck it makes sense. You can also get a new cleaner w/ warranty for $2K.

Was this equipment ever cheap (i.e. when it was prevalent and in use daily)?


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