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Using camcorder tapes to back up files

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on December 26, 2007 08:44 AM
I used this a few years ago and found it to work absolutely fine. As a backup solution it may not be the professionals choice but if you have a camcorder with DV IN lying around then you have a low cost option.

As for DVDs as backup solution I wouldn't touch them with a barge pole unless they were DVD-RAM in a cartridge.

If you want proper backup the only solution is to use proper backup tapes. Disks of any tape seem to be too fragile for my liking.


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