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degausser

[dee-gou-ser] /diˈgaʊ sər/
noun
1.
something that degausses.
2.
a device, especially one used in filmmaking, that can erase a whole roll of magfilm, audiotape, etc., so that it can be used again.
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  • Two types of degausser exist: strong permanent magnets and electric degaussers.
  • If you are unable to overwrite, degauss using a commercial degausser.
  • For example, while the degausser located at one location was certified annually, one at another location was not.
  • If unable to overwrite, degauss using a commercial degausser.

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