Category Archives: Digitising

More Broadcast TV specification equipment added

Some of our competitors will transfer your home video very, very cheaply. But ask yourself how – and why! Believe it or not, there are people who will facilitate the transfer of your home video recordings to DVD for much … Continue reading

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Restoring old David “Kid” Jensen DJ interview

Restoring and digitally archiving a 1978 Sony Half-inch EIAJ High Density videotape interview with the former BBC Radio One DJ. The Sony half-inch EIAJ black & white format videotape reel contains an interview I did with BBC Radio One DJ … Continue reading

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Latest acquisition: a 1971 Sony CV-2100ACE videotape recorder

In order to meet at increasing demand for digitally archiving very early low-guage video formats we need old technology! Our latest acquisition is a Sony CV-2100ACE 1/2″ Helical Helical Scan B&W EIAJ VTR (Video Tape Recorder) dating from 1971. This … Continue reading

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Keeping our heads clean

The trouble with old, obsolete video tape formats is that they tend to deteriorate after many years of storage. This 1977 Scotch 3/4″ U-Matic tape containing a video recording from the University of California has dropout problems and an edge … Continue reading

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