1"-inch EV Video Tape
Sony EV 1"-inch video tape reel transfer to file: $110. Complete pricing below.
1-inch ‘EV’ (Sony EV) was released by Sony in 1964 and is a proprietary non-standard open reel video tape format. The EV format was used in industrial and education settings. Machines record and play in B&W and color is possible with the addition of an external color adapter (but is not uncommon). The EV format has approx. 300 lines of color resolution. The tape is 1-inch wide reels are usually 8-inches in diameter and are made of metal or plastic (plastic reels can warp), and full reels weigh 4 pounds each. The 1-inch EV reel has a 3/8-inch diameter center hole, two 0.30-inch drive holes, and transports at a speed of 19.81cm/s (7.8ips). Typical EV tapes include Sony V-11(60 minute), V-12(30 minute), V-12(60), and Scotch 350. Typical 1-inch EV machines weigh 90 pounds and include Sony EV-200, EV-210, EV-300, EV-310, EV-320, EV-340TLV (time lapse), and Sony UV-340 (color). Operational B&W playback equipment is limited; color equipment is rare.
TRANSFER Sony 1"-inch 'EV' video tape reel (NTSC only) to mp4 file: $110 per tape.
USB FLASH DRIVE (Thumb drive) for audio file(s): $10 each (16Gb max).
DOWNLOAD files: $10 per order (25Gb max).
DVD (DVDs are becoming obsolete): $10 each (2 hours max).
Preview 1-minute download: $30 ($15 credited towards full transfer).
Transfer price included baking when required.
Splices; $2/splice. Mold cleanining: $15.
h264.mp4 is a very common and well supported file format; files on a USB flash drive will play in Windows and MAC computers and will plug & play in many modern TVs. Other file formats available by request (avi, mov, etc).
Typical EV machines weigh about 90 pounds and were made by Sony: EV-200 used a color adapter, EV-210, EV-300, EV-310, EV-320, EV-340TLV time lapse, UV-340 full color (no adapter).
1-inch 'EV' Video Tape Model Numbers
Scotch/ 3M 350-1-2460-R11B, 1in x 2460ft, 24.5mm x750m.
Scotch/ 3M 350-1-2460 R91B, 1in x 2460ft, 24.5mm x750m.
Scotch, 3M 360-1-2460-R91B, 1 in x 2460 ft, 25.40mm x 750m.
Sony V-11-60A/R1-8VP, tape for Sony EV-310, EV-320 series video recorders.
Sony V-12-16, 750m, 2460 ft, Japan.
Sony V-12-30A, Video Recording Tape.