Monthly Archives: April 2011

Preserving a precious wedding video on DVD

The lady was desperate. The VHS video containing rare clips of her late husband and daughter wasn’t playing properly. Could we help? It’s not an unusual problem, but you have to sympathise with the client. The big problem with ageing … Continue reading

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Rescuing Milton Keynes’ history on film

Milton Keynes is perhaps unique in being the only UK town or city whose development has been documented on film and video since its inception. That didn’t prevent some unique film from being consigned to a skip. Here’s a short … Continue reading

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Flashback to 1974 – early VCRs

Luxury items: Early Sony Betamax and JVC VHS VCRs In the mid 1970s, the new consumer video cassette recorders (VCRs) were just being introduced and the ownership of such a device in the home was seen as a real status … Continue reading

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