Category Archives: Digitising

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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Remembering Big George Webley

Musician, singer, composer, bandleader, family man and all-round decent bloke Big George Webley left us on May 7th. As a tribute, we’ve restored the video for his first single. Continue reading

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