TAPECHEK 460 VHS Cleaner

TAPECHEK 460 VHS Cleaner

Cleans - Conditions - Tensions - Rewinds

The TapeChek 460 VideoPRO VHS and S-VHS Cassette Cleaner is the ideal system for maintaining videotapes. It keeps your videotapes circulating to save you money. It eliminates debris and reconditions dirty cassettes to improve the viewing quality of your VHS cassettes.

This cleaner is custom manufactured for all videotape users and has been proven around the world as an indispensable management and quality control tool.  The TapeChek 460 VideoPRO VHS Cassette Cleaner protects three of your most important assets: valuable videotapes, VCR equipment, and your reputation.

The TapeChek Cleaner can be rented for $299.00 per week or $599.00 per month. A remanufactured machine may also be purchased for $3,995.00 with a new machine warranty.

Loose oxide, dust and dirt on the tape causes distracting dropouts in both video and audio…and leads to shorter tape life
Videotape is cleaned and polished to "like-new" condition. With TapeChek, you can maintain the quality of your tapes for years to come.


  • HEAVY DUTY: No flimsy plastic parts, no belts, all solid-state electronics and direct drive motors. All components are rated for continuous long-term operation and years of service.
  • SIMPLE TO OPERATE: Your tapes are cleaned, conditioned, tensioned, and rewound automatically.
  • FAST: The cleaner operates at 75 times play speed. It cleans, conditions, and rewinds a T-120 tape in less than two minutes.
  • SAFE: This proven method for cleaning is used worldwide. The machine uses no toxic chemicals. Microprocessor electronics control speed and tension for gentle, safe tape handling.
  • CLEANS: A specially formulated cleaning tissue gently wipes away loose dirt, oxide, and other debris.
  • CONDITIONS: The precision sapphire burnisher polishes and conditions the tape surface for better performance.
  • TENSIONS: The TapeChek microprocessor accurately programs tension to the tape and helps prevent stretching, creasing, and edge damage.
  • REWINDS: VideoPRO automatically rewinds and ejects videotape after cleaning and conditioning.


  • VIDEO RENTAL STORES: When prices and selection are about equal…quality makes the difference! With TapeChek, you can extend the useful rental life of your tapes many times. Eliminate complaints and refunds. Check your new tapes before the warranty expires. Since half of all customer tape complaints are really problems with their VCR's, TapeChek separates good tapes from bad ones.
  • CORPORATE PUBLICITY AND TRAINING: Any tape can be dirty or damaged. Don't let excessive dropouts or tape problems interfere with your presentation. Stop wasting time and money! Clean and inspect your tapes before you use them. TapeChek makes your tapes look good…so you look good.
  • EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CENTERS: Extend the useful life of your tapes. Provide your students and teachers with an extra margin of quality. Circulate clean tapes. Inspect the quality of tapes. Why spend hours tediously viewing tapes to find the damaged ones? TapeChek does it for you quickly and automatically.
  • PUBLIC LIBRARIES: Give your patrons the quality they deserve. Extend the useful life of your tapes. Add new titles rather than replacements. Be confident you are circulating only good tapes. Verify customer complaints immediately. Know which tapes are damaged and remove them from circulation. TapeChek is fast and simple to operate….just insert the cassette and press a button.

Optional Supplies:

  • Dust Cover
  • Cleaning Tissue
  • Burnishing Post

TapeChek cleans and conditions using specially formulated cleaning tissue, which gently removes loose dirt, oxide and other debris that cause poor picture and sound. The TapeChek ultra-precision sapphire polishing system conditions the tape for improved performance. Cleaning your videotapes protects VCRs from dirt and oxide buildup and reduces head clogging.

Purchase Price $4,995
Rental Price $299.00 per week; $599.00 per month
3 Year Lease Price $195 per month
Shipping $99
Process Time 2 min/cartridge
Throughput 30 VHS per hour
Drive Speed 75x Play Speed



20 inches

50 cm


18 inches

45 cm


8.5 inches

21 cm


40 lbs

18.5 kg


115 VAC; 60Hz
Note: 220 VAC; 50Hz not available

Please note that shipping in the contiguous United States will be an additional charge of $99.00. The machine is not available for international shipping and non-contiguous domestic shipping.

Price: $4,995.00