USING THE HIGH PERFORMANCE, HIGH QUALITY ENCODING FROM AWS ELEMENTAL
Broadcast tapes are a variety of professional video tape formats generally used for television or motion picture production due to their superior picture and sound quality. Unfortunately, magnetic tapes such as Betacam, Digibeta, DVCPRO, DVCAM tapes and others were never designed to last forever.
We specialise in HDCAM conversion to digital native files. Output Formats: ProRes 422 HQ HD | ProRes 422 | Avid DNxHD Uncompressed 10bit |AVI | MOV | H264 | DPX. Other pro video formats we digitize are HDCAM SR, DigiBeta, Beta SP, DVCPRO HD.
Preserving Broadcast Tapes into Digital Preservation Collections
| USING THE HIGH PERFORMANCE, HIGH QUALITY |
ENCODING FROM AWS ELEMENTAL AND BLACKMAGIC DECKS
How do you capture video tapes ? We use Blackmagic and AWS Elemental conversion units. With built in high quality de-interlacing, our conversion units offer the most advanced improved image uality with excellent noise reduction.
What professional machines do you use? U-Matic SP decks, Sony Digital Betacam, DigiBeta, BetacamSP BetacamSX MPEG IMX, DV Decks, DVCam, DVCamHD, Panasonic Decks, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50 - For both large and small video tapes
Can you up-scale SD to HD? Yes, our hardware can up-scale digital files which offer image sampling, edge detection techniques and multi-direction diagonal filters.
Are tapes cleaned before transfer? All tapes are gently cleaned. This is to ensure the best possible conversion but also to preserve our machinery.
Can I drop orders in or post them to you? You are most welcome to bring orders in to our office. Alternatively, you can send your order using the Post Office or our couriers.
How long do the orders take to process? This depends upon the order and the difficulties associated with magnetic tape. We would need to assess your order to offer an exact timeline. If your order is needed in a hurry then we can support you with our express service.
|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+|
|Archive 2||10bit Uncompressed||60.00||55.00||50.00||45.00||40.00||35.00|
|ADDITIONAL SERVICES||1+||5+||10+||25+||50+||100+||Up-Converting Digital Files||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|
|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 tosuit your requirements.