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Audio & Video Tapes


Can you convert my tapes? Is it a high quality transfer?

Yes! We convert most consumer video tapes. Your tapes will be transferred so you can see every detail of the original video. We deliver your digital videos on high quality DVDs and/or mp4 format (via thumb drives and/or digital download through Googl

Will my audio tracks be separated?

No, we do not offer track separation.To achieve the best quality and consistency, we offer a one-to-one transfer for audio cassette tapes. Each side of the tape is carefully recorded from beginning to end in one take to ensure we never miss a beat. T

What resolution do you digitize tapes to?

Our capture and transfer process involves a straight transfer, so the quality of the digital files you receive should be as close as possible to the native quality of the original media. We don't provide any editing services. The resolution of your t

Can I see some examples of your tape transfers?

Of course! We process thousands of tapes every week. Tapes are converted at 480p resolution. We always strive to provide a direct, 1 to 1 transfer of the source material. Click on the videos below to see examples of tapes that were transferred using

What if my tapes aren't full?

Great question!. We charge by the number of items, regardless of your tapes’ length or format. For example, a tape with six hours of footage will be counted the same as a tape with five minutes of footage. Pricing by item count enables us to streamli

Can you transfer moldy or water damaged tapes?

While there are many things we can do, transferring moldy or water damaged tapes is not something we have mastered yet. Nature's cycle will run its course and unfortunately, water damage and mold are a part of that cycle. If your tapes are moldy or h

Can you convert my audio tapes?

Yes!. We convert several types of consumer format audio to thumb drive, Digital Access, or CDs. We convert the following audio formats:. For Reel-to-Reel Audio, we can do both 2-track and 4-track tape. We are currently not able to process DAT tapes,

Do you repair broken tapes?

Great question!. Our repair service is limited to splicing; we don't offer a comprehensive tape repair service. So we recommend having any major repairs done prior to sending in your tapes. When we can't digitize your tape, our technicians will affix

Can you convert foreign or PAL tapes?

Yes, as a general rule, we can convert most PAL and SECAM consumer format tapes. The only foreign format we cannot currently convert are PAL and SECAM Betamax tapes. Foreign tape conversions are included at no additional charge with your Legacybox, h

Can you convert my videotapes?

Yes! We convert all consumer format tapes!. Here's a full list of formats that we digitize. If you don't know exactly what you have, don't worry! Chances are, we've got you covered. Here's a list of what we currently offer:. Each tape is converted to

What is tracking?

In the simplest definition, tracking helps fine tune your tape's speed during playback. Tracking on your tape is important because it helps ensure that it plays safely and smoothly. Good tracking depends precisely on the distance between certain comp

Can you convert beta tapes?

We can convert your Betamax tapes to thumb drive, DVD, or Digital Access!. We do not convert Betacam or BetaSP tapes at this time.

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