Broadcast Magnetic Audio-Visual Tape Transfers | Tape Archiving, Recovery and Conversion Services

Broadcast Video Digitising and Conversion Service at Oxford Duplication Centre

Broadcast tapes converted to digital format Oxfordshire UK

Broadcast video digitising and conversion service in Oxford | Working for Archives, Museums and TV/Film producers and broadcasters

Broadcast video tape transfer service in the United Kingdom. Our studio uses state-of-the-art AWS Elemental and Blackmagic technology to transfer outdated broadcast analog tape formats to the highest quality digital format possible.

  1. DV, HDV and DVCAM PAL or NTSC
  2. HDV 1080i PAL or NTSC
  3. Digital Betacam, IMX, BetacamSP & Betacam SX PAL or NTSC
  4. U-matic low band, PAL, Umatic Hi-band/SP (PAL)

  5. Our broadcast workflow injestion supports clients with audio-visual video tape digitisation from 1 tape to 1000's. Based around World Leading AWS conversion and Blackmagic units we can support archives and production clients.

    We offer professional video outputs to include 10-bit uncompressed, FFV1 lossless video files, all Pro-Res outputs, Quicktime .MOV to the recommended quality outputs in line with iASA Industry Standards.

    Output Formats: Uncompressed 10-bit AVI | FFV1 Uncompressed | ProRes 422 HQ HD | ProRes 422 | Avid DNxHD | AVI | MOV | H264 | DPX. 

    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.

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

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

    Please email cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com or Tel: 01865 457000
    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
    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 Thursday 8am-4pm Friday 8am - 3pm

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

Contact Us 01865 457000 or email cheryl@oxfordduplicationcentre.com