Author Archives: Colin

Another professional VCR added to the facility

Although we’re committed to providing you with the best quality digital transfers possible, it’s an uphill struggle to acquire and maintain the best equipment when it’s all obsolete – but we manage it. It’s really difficult to keep up with … Continue reading

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Back on track with Betamax transfers

What goes around comes around – our latest acquisition is another Sanyo Betamax VCR Remember the battle that took place between the two big rival home video formats in the early 80s? Matsushita’s VHS (Panasonic and JVC) took on Sony’s … Continue reading

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Latest acquisitions – Sony EIAJ 1/2″ Helical VTRs

One of the earliest non-broadcast video tape recording formats to find popular use in business, education and social media settings is the 1/2″ EIAJ Helical Reel-to-reel video format. We now have three such machines! As a user of this format … Continue reading

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Strong demand for video to DVD transfers in 2011

As we move into a new year, it’s worth reflecting on the kind of year 2011 has been for us here at SimplyDV. There’s no doubt that more and more of you are discovering those old VHS, Video-8 and Hi-8 … Continue reading

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