Maintenance Cost Assumptions
USD $5 per Hour of Video Captioned
- 6 hours of VHS/SVHS head wear per hour captioned.
- Head replacement/overhaul/realignment cost of US$980 after 2400 hours works out to $2.45 for 6 hours of use (6 hrs x $980 / 2400 hr life).
Note: A consumer record deck is considered disposable after 2400 hrs use.
- Head & rubber cleaning every 200 hours takes 1 hour for two decks and costs $85. This works out to $2.55 for 6 hours of use (6 hrs x $85 / 200 hrs between cleanings).
Important Legal Notice: Information herein is based on generalizations, estimates, and educated guesses. Your actual experience may vary, so it is important to perform and rely on your own management analysis.