I've heard of these machines before, with mixed reviews. The machines promise a lot -- probably too much. These are tape cleaners that may or may not correct errors on tapes. It's not often that I come across a tape that is so dirty that I feel its needs a cleaning.
If I were to try such a machine out, it would only be AFTER having transferred the tape to disc with the best possible methods. I would not clean it until I was sure that the data was safely archived. If the tape looked better after a clean, then sure, make another copy digitally.
The only caveat to such a machine is that you'll want to make sure the VCR playing these tapes doesn't just re-add dirt and gunk to the tape while it's being played. Be sure to clean the heads of that unit too, for the most effective clean surface to clean surface contact.
I would also be very leery. Better safe than sorry.
I would only test on a tape that can be easily replace, such a worn copy of Jurassic Park, or some other flick easy to find on DVD commercially.
Never would I run one of my rare tapes, such as tape I have of a movie that was recalled after a few dozen copies had already reached the public! It's almost irreplaceable, and was never released in any other format. I would make several good transfers, using the best tech available, before even considering an unknown-results "cleaner" device. And even then, it would be like my 25th tape cleaned, not one of the earlier ones.
If you can get it for a good price, or even on a loan, I'd go for it. I'd be curious where you want to get it, and what it costs.
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