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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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Repairs to audio tape before transfer to digital file

In addition to the high volume of videotapes we’re asked to digitise, we also receive quite a few batches of audio tape that require transfer and digitising by clients. Before we run a transfer of reel-to-reel audio tapes on either … Continue reading

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High volume audio cassette transfer job complete

A sigh of relief here at SimplyDV Towers as a large and very time-consuming job for The Open University is completed. The client – a faculty that has been storing a collection of educational research recordings that were made during … Continue reading

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Digitising audio cassettes in bulk!

You might have thought that SimplyDV was actually a videotape transfer facility, and you’d be right. Well, sort of. Yes, it’s true. SimplyDV was established as a means of transferring customers’ videotape recordings to DVD and other digital formats. However, … Continue reading

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