BROADCAST LEGACY TAPE CONVERSION TO 10BIT, PRO-RES FILES IN OXFORDSHIRE UK

Broadcast Video Digitising and Conversion Service at Oxford Duplication Centre

Broadcast tapes converted to digital format Oxfordshire UK

PROFESSIONAL ARCHIVAL SERVICES FOR ALL BROADCAST AND LEGACY TAPES | Working  for Archives, Museums and TV/Film producers and broadcasters

At Oxford Duplication Centre our digitising and preservation department located in-house and equipped with a vast array of professional broadcast decks to include SVHS, Betacam SP and U-Matic machines, we can confidentally digitise your preservation broadcast tapes into suitable file formats to include 10bit Uncompressed AVI/MOV files, FFV1 Lossless Compression Files, Pro-Res Lossy Files, H.264 MPEG4 viewing files.

U-MATIC | DIGITAL BETACAM | DVCPRO HD | HDCAM | DVCAM | 8MM - HI8- DIGITAL 8 | BETA SP - DIGIBETA | DVCPRO 25/50/100

Our engineers have over 12 years of experience working with magnetic tape.  It is this expertise that can guarantee your broadcast tapes are converted with the highest picture and sound quality.  All tapes are digitised to the same resolution as your original recording, ensuring no loss of quality. 

THE PROCESS

Assets are accessed for mould, damage or baking requirements, or any other restorative procedures.

An inventory is prepared of all assets to include engineer transfer recommendations prior to transfer.

Analogue assets are transferred to the assets required output to include: Broadcast WAV, 10bit, FFV1, Pro-Res files at high quality sample rate and bit depth.

Digital assets are transferred at the original sample rate and bit depth.

Indexing and metadata tags adhere to client specifications, with tracks and files labelled with corresponding tape or reel numbers. 

Output media is prepared to Hard Drive, RAID, USB or Server.

CLIENT BENEFITS

Preserves analogue assets from age related deterioration and digital assets from outdated digital media. Future proofing for the future.

  Digitised assets can be maintained on servers, and used for editing purposes, ensuring no further damage to original master tapes.

Metadated assets ensure cataloging becomes a digital solution for file management.

Digital files can be electronically delivered to our clients

Ensuring that valuable assets will never be lost.

Safeguarding digital files, our client backups are kept securely on our online servers until transferred to your own server or backup.

Please contact us on 01865 457000 or email cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com for a competitive quotation.

USING THE HIGH PERFORMANCE, HIGH QUALITY
ENCODING FROM AWS ELEMENTAL AND BLACKMAGIC DECKS

Our broadcast workflow supports clients with audio-visual digitisation using World Leading AWS conversion and Blackmagic units, offering hardware standards conversion (SDI/HD-SDI) with up/down or cross conversion to any file in any frame rate. With cloud storage, our clients can upload or download content direct to our servers, ensuring a seamless direct process that is highly desired by our clients.

We offer professional video outputs to include 10bit uncompressed, all Pro-Res outputs, Quicktime .MOV or FFV1 lossless video files in a .MKV container for the recommended quality outputs in line with iASA Industry Standards. Output Formats: ProRes 422 HQ HD | ProRes 422 | Avid DNxHD Uncompressed 10bit |AVI | MOV | H264 | DPX.

Clients include Universities, Production Houses, Museums, Historical Societies, Libraries, Educational Sectors and Corporate Businesses

Please email cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com or Tel: 01865 457000
Real-Time Archiving
Enabling the creation of high-quality VOD files, saving editing cycles and
lowering the cost of content delivery
HDCAM SR • HDCAM • DIGITAL BETACAM • DVCPRO HD • 3/4" U-MATIC •
BETACAM SP • DVCAM • HI8 • BETACAM SX • VHS NTSC + PAL • VHS/HI8/MINIDV
COST PER VIDEO TAPE TO DIGITAL FILE 1+ 5+ 10+ 25+ 50+ 100+
Viewing File H.264/MPEG-4 32.50 30.00 27.50 25.00 22.50 20.00
Editing File Pro-Res/MOV 50.00 45.00 40.00 35.00 30.00 25.00
Archive 1 FFV1 50.00 45.00 40.00 35.00 30.00 25.00
Archive 2 10bit Uncompressed 60.00 55.00 50.00 45.00 40.00 35.00
For clients that require both an archive/editing file and a viewing or streaming file,
we can offer this for the additional price below.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES 1+ 5+ 10+ 25+ 50+ 100+
Up-Converting SD to HD - Down
Converting HD to SD, Cross Converting
HD Formats - Selected SD Conversion
14.00 12.75 11.25 9.75 9.00 8.00
Additional H264/MPEG4 Access Files   14.00 12.75 11.25 9.75 9.00 8.00
Tape Baking - Sticky Shed Syndrome 14.00 12.75 11.25 9.75 9.00 8.00
We offer professional tape baking which involves using a specialist oven to draw
moisture from problematic tapes, so they can be safely digitised without damage.
All prices exclude VAT @ 20%

Clients are requested to supply their own hard drive, alternatively we can supply
these at an addtional cost.

Turnaround is dependant upon the project, which can be discussed to
suit your requirements.

Our offices are open to clients by appointment Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

Our offices and large customer parking are located at the back of our premises, 29 Banbury Road, Kidlington OX5 1AQ, behind the large green building attached, opposite Benmead Road.

Contact Us 01865 457000 or email cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com