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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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Rescuing Milton Keynes’ history on film

Milton Keynes is perhaps unique in being the only UK town or city whose development has been documented on film and video since its inception. That didn’t prevent some unique film from being consigned to a skip. Here’s a short … Continue reading

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We love 3/4″ U-Matic

Bringing ageing 1970s analogue video master tapes in the digital domain – SimplyDV is currently investigating the feasibility of digitising Sony U-Matic video tape masters as seen on Milton Keynes’ cable TV network between 1976 and 1979. It’s quite a challenge! Continue reading

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