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TechHelp Ottawa converts 8mm Camcorder tape to DVD or MP4

TechHelp Ottawa Converts Video Camera Camcorder Tape To DVD & MP4 Video Files

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FINAL DROP-OFF DATE IS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2017

OUR RATES ARE UP-FRONT & COMPETITIVE

Whether it’s 8mm, Hi8 or Camcorder tape, we do it the right way at low cost to you, using sate-of-the-art equipment.
NOTE: WE CONVERT TAPE ONLY — NOT FILM

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CHOOSE ONE OF THE OPTIONS BELOW:
#1 (transfer to DVD) or #2 (convert to MP4 or AVI video file)

#1 - 8MM VIDEO CAMERA TAPE (NOT FILM) TO DVD
(8MM TAPES RECORDED IN NORTH AMERICA ONLY)

CHEAPEST & MOST POPULAR

EACH CAMERA TAPE IS TRANSFERRED TO ITS OWN DVD — WITH ONE DVD MENU ITEM* — DISC PLAYS ON ANY NORTH AMERICAN DVD PLAYER

8MM CAMERA TAPE TO DVD

$10.00 PER HOUR OF TAPE
(minimum fee of $10 if tape is under 1 hour)
(tax included)

 
• The viewer chooses from one menu item at the beginning of the DVD.

• Since the DVD is imbedded with chapter markers, the "Skip" button on the remote control can be used to navigate forward at equal-intervals of 5 or 10 minutes. "Fast Forward" and "Rewind" buttons can also be used to to navigate through content.

• This method copies the entire VHS tape from beginning to end — blank spots and all — just like the original!

Scroll down to read our Frequently Asked Questions and Tips for Better Service
 


#2 - 8MM VIDEO CAMERA TAPE (NOT FILM) TO VIDEO FILE
(8MM TAPES RECORDED IN NORTH AMERICA ONLY)
TAPE IS CONVERTED TO MP4 VIDEO FILE — FOR PLAYING ON COMPUTERS, SMART PHONES OR TABLETS, OR FOR IMPORTING INTO MOVIE EDITING SOFTWARE

8MM CAMERA TAPE TO MP4 or AVI
(STANDARD DEFINITION)

$13.00 PER HOUR OF TAPE
(minimum fee of $13 if tape is under 1 hour)
(tax included)

 
 
• Rates are subject to change without notice.


Frequently Asked Questions

We use the best equipment available to ensure the best quality possible. We caution, however, that most video camera tapes are analogue, producing only a low resolution picture at a 4 X 3 aspect ratio (like with older TVs).

Moreover, the picture quality of video camera tapes is notoriously poor! Quality is adversely affected by tape deterioration, slow recording speed, less than ideal shooting conditions, over and under exposure, tracking problems, dizzying camera movements, etc. The DVD reproduces exactly these imperfections.
Yes, we can edit your video camera tape content, but additional fees will apply. Please ask us in advance about editing your video tape content.
We use only the best equipment such as a state-of-the art high definition Canon ´┐╝Vixia HV30 Digital Camcorder, Sony Hi8 Camcorder, Mac computers and advanced movie editing software.
Upon request, the surface of each DVD is professionally imprinted with a custom-made label using an inkjet printing technique. Each DVD is packaged in a paper sleeve for protection.


Tips For Better Service

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT that tapes are accurately labelled and organized. This helps us to properly label the resulting DVDs.
To make things easier for us, and to ensure that your DVD or video files contain the exact content desired, please fast forward each video camera tape to the point where content ends. When we receive your tape, we will set the counter to 000, rewind the tape to the beginning, and then record the tape until it reaches that 000 point again. Otherwise, we will have no idea of the length of your tapes.
It is very helpful when you can indicate to us the length of each tape. This can save you money, as two short tapes (one hour or less each) can be put onto one DVD. Otherwise, each video camera tape is transferred to its own DVD, regardless of length (up to two hours).
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Happy Clients

I am a freelance videographer. I chose TechHelp after looking around for a reputable company to convert my video portfolio. I was very impressed with the quality of service and products."
R. Cloutier—Videographer, Orleans


Our clients include:

Government of Canada; Lee Valley Tools; Retired Teachers of Ontario; Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA); Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany; Sweet Grass Records; Lutheran Church Eastern Synod; Rideau Ferry Harbour; The Buzz Kitchen + Cocktails; Heritage North Museum; Mosaic International; etc.

TechHelp Ottawa accepts major credit cards
TechHelp Ottawa accepts E-transfers
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All prices are in Canadian dollars and include tax. Rates may change without notice.


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