Category Archives: Technology

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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Creating high-quality archive files with Teranex 2D

With the move to larger space now complete, we’re assembling a new Apple Mac-based video capture and editing system based around a Blackmagic Teranex 2D digital video processor. Although the Teranex 2D was acquired – and put to good use – before … Continue reading

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Professional format transfers – now with added Teranex!

As another volume transfer assignment nears completion we have Blackmagic’s Teranex 2D processor to thank for the quality of the 10-bit uncompressed Quicktime master files. As this post goes to press (so to speak) we’re close to completing a volume … Continue reading

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Helping to write “The History of DJ” for DMC

SimplyDV is helping to tell the story of the DJ by creating new ProRes422 master files from DMC’s archive recordings. Through the Summer months of 2014 SimplyDV’s Colin Barrett has been overseeing the job of creating Quicktime ProRes422 HQ digital video … Continue reading

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