Just as the day ticks away so does the videotape technology. What happens in
the near future when your video camera or videotape player needs to be repaired
or replaced? You'll most likely replace
it with a digital camcorder and a DVD or Blu-ray player. Let us stop the clock and digitally transfer your
videotapes to DVD before they and the technology that made them are gone forever.
VIDEOTAPE TO DVD
Up to 120 minutes.
Any of our supported videotape formats; 8MM Video8,
Hi8, VHS, SVHS, VHS-C, SVHS-C, MiniDV.
2 Videotapes can be mixed and combined to equal the 120 minute
The Videotape Transfer
digitizes your videotape up to 120 minutes in duration to a digital file on our
Whatever is on the tape up
to 120 minutes will be on the DVD. You may add 1 additional videotape to
reach the 120 minutes in duration but there will be an additional fee of $5 for each
added to the DVD.
We will edit out any gaps between video
We create a beginning title, a main menu, and place
chapter markers at 10 minute intervals. Your video will be saved to a NTSC
Standard Fullscreen DVD Video playable on the vast majority of DVD and
Blu-ray set-top players in use today. DVD comes with direct-on-disc printing and
a dark grey Amaray DVD case. A DVD case jacket will be provided and will have a picture from a scene during the videotape capture on the
front cover along with your main title.
Adobe Reader Required
8mm Video8, Hi8, VHS, SVHS, VHS-C, SVHS-C,& MiniDV.
just for you!
DVD Disc and Case are
printed in color using high-resolution text, graphics and photos.
Add-ins for videotape
Photos, 35mm Slides & Negatives, and Digital Pictures
These are great times to have those old photographs, 35mm Slides or negatives,
or even those newer digital pictures added in, for an additional $1 each. A
plus for added content to your video production.
The normal hold time for still pictures is 8 seconds between each photo
Master Videotape Digital Movie File
- If you are transferring your videotape to DVD and would also like to
purchase the digitized version of your videotape, we can provide these
files to you for a nominal fee. If you would like to upload your video to a website for friends &
family to view, we can produce a short or full version digital file of your movie for
the web. Call or email us for details and pricing. The Master digital files are
an uncompressed DV AVI or MOV movie. For web based video files we have
the compression tools that will encode your media to a high-quality digital
movie file for viewing over the internet. We can also provide you with
an external USB hard drive with these files or you can send in your own external
USB hard drive and have these files saved to the drive. Please contact us to
discuss the requirements, compatibility issues and fees associated with this
Custom Music -
The addition of music to the background of a videotape
that has no audio brings the full experience to your DVD production. We offer
the placement of royalty free music throughout the entire production for a
If you choose to use your own
music we can use your CDís, audio cassettes, vinyl records, and even those
reel to reel audio tapes.
A flat rate of $20
will cover the insertion and synchronization of up to 120 minutes of digital
music to your production. If you are sending in digital music such as an Audio
CD there are no additional digitizing fees, but for analog music, such as audio
tape, reel to reel tape or vinyl records there are additional fees for
converting the music to a digital file format before we can use it for your
production. Please see are
Audio Transfer page for further details.
Additional copies can be ordered on
DVD at $20 each.
We DO NOT transfer any
copyrighted materials unless you own the copyright, or any pornographic
Technology System (NTSC)
Digital Wide Time Base Corrector and 3-Dimensional Digital Circuit with 4MB
Precision 3-D Color Circuit: Color separation clarity
Digital 3-D YNR/CNR: Improves S/N ratio
Precise Digital 3-D Y/C Separation: Reduces dot interference
Digital R3 Picture System: Enhances detail
PCM Digital Audio (DV)
Digital recording delivers CD quality audio, with a choice of 2 modes: 2-channel
(16-bit linear, 48kHz sampling) for optimum quality, and 4-channel (12-bit
non-liner, 32kHz sampling) to allow stereo audio dubbing.
Hi-Fi VHS Stereo with MTS Decoder
Hi-Fi VHS broad dynamic range delivers sound quality rivaling CDs for a
maximum-impact home theater experience.
Video8/Hi8 Technology System (NTSC)