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DC Video Format Transfers

DC Video Format Transfers

Format Transfers

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3071 North Lima Street - Burbank, California - 91504 - United States

Our goal is to provide the highest quality archival transfers possible using the latest technology. Please contact us for more information.
ExperienceOver 41 years of broadcast maintenance/editing, post-production and archival videotape recovery.
10 years at NBC Burbank (videotape operations, archival recovery, editing).
18 years in Hollywood post production.
Member of S.M.P.T.E. ,Hollywood chapter.
Member AMIA: Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)
Member: The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)
Member: The Society of American Archivists (SAA)
FCC Licensed
EducationThe University of North Texas (BA-R/TV/FILM)
SpecialityThe recovery of all obsolete videotape recurring formats:
Two-inch Quad. Also known as 2" Quad. NTSC, PAL and SECAM using the third-generation Ampex AVR-1, Ampex AVR-2 and Ampex AVR-3. Low band, high band and super high band.
One-inch type C. Also known as 1" type C. NTSC, PAL and SECAM.
One-inch type B. Also known as 1" type B. NTSC, PAL and SECAM.
One-inch type A.
One inch IVC. One inch Sony EV and UV.
3/4" U-matic. Also known a three-quarter U-matic Videocassette. NTSC, PAL and SECAM.
1/2" open reel CV.
1/2" open reel EIAJ.
1/2" open reel Panasonic/Concord (12 I.P.S.).
1/2" open reel Shibaden.
1/4" Akai.
Funai Technicolor CVC videocassette.
Betacam SP NTSC and PAL.
Digital Betacam NTSC and PAL
D-1 NTSC and PAL
D-2 NTSC and PAL
Mini DV NTSC and PAL
Hi-8 mm NTSC
Digital 8 NTSC
Panasonic M II
Betamax NTSC
Video noise reduction.
Standards conversion from NTSC, PAL and SECAM.
Up/down conversions from HD including 59.94 and 23.98.
Hardware ProficiencyFluid in all archival media recovery and related machines.
Thorough knowledge base and experience in the operation and maintenance of the third-generation Ampex AVR-1, AVR-2 and AVR-3 two-inch quad videotape machines.
In-house designed custom modifications made to the AVR-1 for the recovery of early RCA color videotape recordings (known also as RCA Labs Color).
Fluid in all 2", 1", 3/4" U-matic, 1/2" open reel and various digital recording schemes, operation and machine maintenance.
Thourough experience in the recovery of damaged and neglected videotape including cleaning and repair.
Teranex Standards Conversion.
Software ProficiencyFinal Cut Pro.
All codecs and wrappers used in archival migration including Quicktime and .AVI.

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