Wouldn’t running the tape

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Wouldn’t running the tape through the camera at FF or FR put more strain on the heads than running it through at the normal record speed?

no, but then again, I haven’t retensioned tapes since working with analog systems. The Mini DV cassettes are very small and have a “ratchet” sprocket on them that keeps the tape from being unwound when not in the tape transport. I have never had a problem with time code issues because I use quality tapes in my cameras and usually experience a single frame drop out very infrequently.

John

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