Category Archives: Random Stuff

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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Clock ticks on old videos!

So, like millions of other people, you or your organisation have a pile of analogue VHS, Betamax, Video-8, Hi-8 videos lying around that you can’t actually play any more because the player broke down or you’ve thrown it away? Maybe your organisation has training or product promotion videos that are stuck in their U-Matic, Betacam-SP or S-VHS cassettes? You really need to think about getting them digitally archived. Now! Continue reading

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Copying cine film to video

Super 8mm ciné films were the most popular means of making home movies in the 50s, 60s and 70s, but today the means to transfer them to digital media is very rare indeed. There where we can help. Continue reading

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