3/4″ U-Matic Tape Transfer Services - Legacy Tape Formats
HDCAM SR • HDCAM • DIGITAL BETACAM • DVCPRO HD • MINI-DV 3/4" U-MATIC •BETACAM SP • DVCAM • HI8 • BETACAM SX • VHS NTSC + PAL • PRORES 422HQ • MOV • H264 • UNCOMPRESSED 8 OR 10 BIT • DPX
Oxford Duplication provides professional video tape digitising services for archive companies, historical societies, corporate business, independent directors and producers, who would like to archive and re-purpose their titles.
Our broadcast workflow supports clients with audio-visual digitisation to Apple ProRes, 10bit, FFV1 for professional editing. Our system is based around World Leading AWS conversion and Blackmagic units, offering hardware standards conversion (SDI/HD-SDI) with up/down or cross conversion to any file in any frame rate. With cloud storage, our clients can upload or download content direct to our servers, ensuring a seamless direct process that is highly desired by our clients.
We offer professional video outputs to include 10bit uncompressed, all Pro-Res outputs, Quicktime .MOV or FFV1 lossless video files in a .MKV container for the recommended quality outputs in line with iASA Industry Standards.
Output Formats: ProRes 422 HQ HD | ProRes 422 | Avid DNxHD Uncompressed 10bit |AVI | MOV | H264 | DPX.
Legacy Tape Format Transfer, Conversion and Encoding
- DV, HDV and DVCAM PAL or NTSC
- HDV 1080i PAL or NTSC
- Digital Betacam, IMX, BetacamSP & Betacam SX PAL or NTSC
- U-matic low band, PAL, Umatic Hi-band/SP (PAL)
- Real-time Capture and Encoding
- Standards/Frame Rate Up/Down/Cross Conversion
- Blu-ray Disc Encoding and Authoring
Pro-Video Digital Formats
TAPE BAKING STICKY SHED SYNDROME
Oxford Duplication Centre have more than 20 years of experience handling virtually every brand and every formula of source media, assures the safety of your master. We are able to transfer the content of unstable media by properly preparing the tape while retaining the integrity of the master.
Analog tape is made up of multiple layers joined by an adhesive. Molecular breakdown of the adhesive and absorption of moisture by the tape’s lubricants causes some tapes to “stick” and “shed” when traveling through a tape machine’s transport. This is due to the formula of the binder that was used to manufacture most tapes beginning in 1973; it takes approximately nine years after manufacture for the problem to occur.
To temporarily alleviate the problems of sticking and shedding, the primary method of stabilisation is to cure the tape at a constant temperature with circulating air. When performed correctly, this process is benign and can be repeated as needed. The baking process serves to temporarily correct the problem by slowly re-setting the molecules and removing the moisture.
At Oxford Duplication Centre, this is done using specific archival dehumidifiers that maintain an unvarying temperature of 125°F and do so without subjecting the tapes to harmful magnetic fields.
| USING THE HIGH PERFORMANCE, HIGH QUALITY
ENCODING FROM AWS ELEMENTAL AND BLACKMAGIC DECKS
Our broadcast workflow supports clients with audio-visual digitisation using World Leading AWS conversion and Blackmagic units, offering hardware standards conversion (SDI/HD-SDI) with up/down or cross conversion to any file in any frame rate. With cloud storage, our clients can upload or download content direct to our servers, ensuring a seamless direct process that is highly desired by our clients.
We offer professional video outputs to include 10bit uncompressed, all Pro-Res outputs, Quicktime .MOV or FFV1 lossless video files in a .MKV container for the recommended quality outputs in line with iASA Industry Standards. Output Formats: ProRes 422 HQ HD | ProRes 422 | Avid DNxHD Uncompressed 10bit |AVI | MOV | H264 | DPX.
Clients include Universities, Production Houses, Museums, Historical Societies, Libraries, Educational Sectors and Corporate Businesses
Please email email@example.com or Tel: 01865 457000
Enabling the creation of high-quality VOD files, saving editing cycles and
lowering the cost of content delivery
|HDCAM SR • HDCAM • DIGITAL BETACAM • DVCPRO HD • 3/4" U-MATIC •
BETACAM SP • DVCAM • HI8 • BETACAM SX • VHS NTSC + PAL • VHS/HI8/MINIDV
|COST PER VIDEO TAPE TO DIGITAL FILE||1+||5+||10+||25+||50+||100+|
|Archive 2||10bit Uncompressed||60.00||55.00||50.00||45.00||40.00||35.00|
|For clients that require both an archive/editing file and a viewing or streaming file,
we can offer this for the additional price below.
|ADDITIONAL SERVICES||1+||5+||10+||25+||50+||100+||Up-Converting SD to HD - Down
Converting HD to SD, Cross Converting
HD Formats - Selected SD Conversion
|Additional H264/MPEG4 Access Files||14.00||12.75||11.25||9.75||9.00||8.00|
|Tape Baking - Sticky Shed Syndrome||14.00||12.75||11.25||9.75||9.00||8.00|
|We offer professional tape baking which involves using a specialist oven to draw
moisture from problematic tapes, so they can be safely digitised without damage.
|All prices exclude VAT @ 20%
Clients are requested to supply their own hard drive, alternatively we can supply
these at an addtional cost.
Turnaround is dependant upon the project, which can be discussed to
suit your requirements.
Please contact us on 01865 457000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a competitive quotation.
SPECIALIST HOME FORMATS
|Our audio-visual studio can support clients with our Vintage and Rare Consumer Video Tape Conversions to Broadcast Quality Outputs.
Excluding VAT @20%
|V60 Video Tape||60.00|
|JVC D-9/DIGITAL S||30.00|
|D VHS (NTSC/HD OR PAL SD)||45.00|
|PHILIPS ORIGINAL LP OR SP VCR FORMAT (1502 OR 1702)||60.00|
|1" TYPE C VIDEO TAPE SONY PAL OR NTSC||90.00|
|PHILIPS VIDEO 2000||60.00|