ADS Video Transfer Services
ADS is an established business with over 20 years of experience.
A Guide To Prepare Media For Transfer
Any media to be transferred in a specific order should be marked, whether tapes, pictures, slides or film with a number sequence before visiting the studio. Advise the studio of this requirement.
Advise the studio if there are any issues with the media to be transferred, including but not limited to, poor video quality, poor audio, missing audio or the camera was not working properly when filming.
Any damaged media that requires repair, please advise the studio.
How many copies of the picture, slides or video transfer are needed? Are different types of storage medium needed? As an example - digital files on a USB stick and/or DVD.
Advise the studio if any sensitive video content is part of the transfer.
Confirm that the content creator has authorized the media being transferred. If this is not the case, review with the studio.
VHS, VHSC, 8mm tapes, Betamax, Betacam SP, Sony Umatic Tapes
Check through the view window of the tape to see if there is a white substance (mold). If mold is present, please advise the studio. The studio offers tape mold cleaning services.
Check to see if there is any damage to the tape plastic casing and advise the studio.
Discuss with the studio if some of the tapes may contain taped TV shows or any other content that should not be transferred.
Check the reels to see if there is a white substance (mold). If mold is present, please advise the studio. The studio offers reel mold cleaning services.
Advise the studio if the 8mm film has sound.
Pictures, 35mm negative film, Slides
Remove all pictures and slides to be digitized from photo albums or casing that is difficult to access. Additional charges may apply if the studio is requested to complete this task.
Email or call the studio to set up an appointment to drop off the media or have any questions. The studio will be happy to help you.