TechHelp Ottawa Excels At Transferring VHS-C Tape To DVD Or MP4 Video File
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EACH VHS-C TAPE IS TRANSFERRED TO ITS OWN DVD — WITH ONE DVD MENU ITEM* — DISC PLAYS ON ANY NORTH AMERICAN DVD PLAYER
VHS-C TO DVD
(NOTE: VHS-C TAPES RECORDED IN NORTH AMERICA ONLY)
$10.00 PER HOUR
• 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!
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When playing these same disks on a DVD player, however, this bottom line—produced by the NTSC video signal—is hidden from view because of over-scanning. Similarly, the electronics of VHS players hides this skewed line through over-scanning.
VHS-C tapes that are converted to MP4 video files are cropped at the bottom so that this line is not present.
VHS-C TAPE IS CONVERTED TO VIDEO FILE — FOR PLAYING ON COMPUTERS, SMART PHONES OR TABLETS, OR FOR IMPORTING INTO MOVIE EDITING SOFTWARE
VHS-C TO MP4
$15.00 PER HOUR
Resulting video files are put onto a USB external hard drive or DVD data disk and can be imported into movie editing software. Large video files can be delivered to clients digitally through Dropbox™. Ask us for details.
• Rates are subject to change without notice.
Frequently Asked Questions
VHS-C tapes are analogue, however, producing only a standard definition (SD), low resolution picture at a 4 X 3 aspect ratio (like with older TVs).
Moreover, the picture quality of home VHS-C tapes is notoriously bad! Quality can be adversely affected by tape deterioration, slow recording speeds, less than ideal shooting conditions, over and under exposure, tracking problems, the fact that the tape is a dubbed copy of another tape, etc. The DVD reproduces these imperfections exactly. Read more below.
Be sure to check your tapes before delivering them to us because the tape contents will be reproduced exactly — flaws and all! By checking first, you'll know what to expect.
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