Oxford Duplication Centre hold an established 10 years of experience in the fields of video tape conversion. Highly recommended in Oxfordshire and surrounding areas by leading corporate companies incuding B4 Business, Blenheim Palace, Educational Facilities and many 1000's of private clients.
Audio Video Interleave (also Audio Video Interleaved), known by its initials AVI, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows software. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. Like the DVD video format, AVI files support multiple streaming audio and video.
Digital moving images from video source material. The expected use would be as a preservation master. Then ame we call this is Video Maxiumum Manual Capture - SD. The purpose is to mitigate the risk of loss of information. The file is an appropriate information capture level to substitute for the original record if the original copy is no longer available. Data format: container AVI (audio video interleaved)
Audio Video Interleaved Format (AVI) Uncompressed 4:2:2 Multimedia Programming Interface and Data Specifications. QuickTime File Format (MOV) Uncompressed 4:2:2 Apple QuickTime File Format Specification.
HIGH QUALITY ARCHIVING AND PRESERVATION BROADCAST AND CONSUMER TAPES
THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING VIDEO TAPE AND FORMATS
The capture information for AVI is as follows: Video standard definition PAL in AVI or MOV wrapper. Format/codec: UYVY. Bit depth: 10bit. Frame size: 720 pixels x 576 pixels. Frame rate: 25 frames per second. Frame Type: Progressive. Frame aspect ration: 4:3. Pixel aspect ratio: 1:1. Colour space: YCrCb Chroma sub sampling 4:2:2 audio uncompressed stereo audio. Compressor: uncompressed PCM. Bit depth: 16bit/24bit. Sample rate: 48khz. No of channels: 2.
Acetate (1950s-1970s): tape base that deteriorates over time by drying out. The tape will be very brittle and may have a distinct smell of vinegar; the breakdown of the acetate is often referred to as vinegar syndrome.
PVC (1950s-early 1970s): inexpensive plastic tape base that was not widely used.
Polyester (early 1950s-present): also referred to as Mylar or PET. Chemically stable tape base that became the norm for videotape manufacturing by the 1970s.
BROADCAST LEGACY CONVERSIONS
ALL FORMAT BROADCAST LEGACY TAPE VIDEO TAPE CONVERSIONS
U-MATIC, DVCAM, DVCPRO, DIGITAL BETACAM, SONY IMX, JVC D-9/DIGITALS
We offer many different formats but the most common are above and priced accordingly. 10bit uncompressed is considered to be National Archive quality and suitable as an original master mezzanine format from which further copies can be made in any format. FFV1 is considered suitable for archiving as a lossless compression format. Apple Pro-Res is a lossy format available in several quality levels and ideal for video editing due to its file sizes. MPEG4 is also lossy but highly efficient and ideal as a digital copy for viewing purposes.
10 Bit Uncompressed AVI or MOV Video Tape Transfer VHS Tapes and Videos to DVD Oxford Oxfordshire UK, VHS tape transfer specialists UK
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