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VHS to DVD?

Postby clyde » Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:49 am

Where could a person have some old family VHS tapes converted to DVD's locally?
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby supaunknown » Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:02 am

clyde wrote:Where could a person have some old family VHS tapes converted to DVD's locally?

http://www.vipdubs.com/
I manage the Home Media Services portion of our business and would be glad to help you. Thanks.
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby matthew_d_peterson » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:28 pm

ProavTechs in Richland Center, they will pick up and deliver

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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby HeyZeus » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:36 pm

supaunknown wrote:I manage the Home Media Services portion of our business and would be glad to help you. Thanks.


Hey, do you guys do cassette tape to CD conversion?

If so, cost for a 90 tape to disc?
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby supaunknown » Wed Aug 18, 2010 10:19 am

$35.55 for a cassette to CD transfer. Thanks.
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby jammybastard » Wed Aug 18, 2010 10:25 am

+1 on VIP dubs.
They are the best in town, both price and quality.
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby david cohen » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:48 pm

$35 to transfer a cassette to a CD? Damn man, I hope you have an azimuth aligned Nakamichi Dragon with the proper Dolby decoder and utilize 1 bit 5.6MHZ sampling sample rate converted to 24/96 and then down to 16/44.1 with MBIT+ dithering:)
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby supaunknown » Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:04 pm

We use a different type of dragon. The secret's in the sorcery.
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby fisticuffs » Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:04 pm

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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby Goober McTuber » Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:58 pm

supaunknown wrote:$35.55 for a cassette to CD transfer. Thanks.


Are you able to remove any random hissing and popping found on the VHS tape? How much if I wanted 5 copies of the resultant DVD? How large is the foron discount?
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby david cohen » Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:16 pm

supaunknown wrote:We use a different type of dragon. The secret's in the sorcery.



Ah, Tandberg Dragon is a delicacy in some places:)
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby supaunknown » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:37 pm

Goober McTuber wrote:
supaunknown wrote:$35.55 for a cassette to CD transfer. Thanks.


Are you able to remove any random hissing and popping found on the VHS tape? How much if I wanted 5 copies of the resultant DVD? How large is the foron discount?

Are we talkin' audio cassette to Audio CD? Or videotape to DVD?

CD -> $35.55 for a transfer of up to 80 minutes of audio
For Audio CDs, I capture audio using Sony Vegas, normalize the file, and then maybe slightly enhance the EQ or add a little compression if needed. It depends on the source material and the customer.

DVD -> $35.55 for a transfer of up to 120 minutes of video to a simple menu'd disc
The simple menu'd DVDs are pretty basic video transfers. We run the video through a TBC and the audio through a mixer and adjust levels accordingly before starting the transfer.
We can do more if need be, though it requires capturing the video to a computer. Of course this adds to the cost ($90/hr).

I tend to shy away from anti-hiss/pop audio plug-ins. They can be OK, but if not used carefully they can take away too much high end and make everything boomy. A lot depends on the source material.

1-19 dubs (including color thermal disc face printing and your choice of case)
Schmo price: $7.05 per unit
Foron price: $5.75 per unit
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Re: VHS to DVD?

Postby lifelongmadison » Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:41 pm

Hmm.. I just went out and bought a magnavox vhs to dvd recorder and dubbed all the tapes myself.. worked like a charm for going on about 50 dvd's so far... That's alot of vhs dubbin for only a hundred bux.. Magnavox ZV420MW8.. They prolly have an even better one out by now.
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