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St. Jacob Illinois IL Greentree AV

Serving Individual, Business, and 
Institutional media conversion needs.
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note: We will be closed July 8 and will re-open July 15th. We can still receive materials but will not be confirming receipt while closed.

Video Tapes
Hi-8, 8mm
AKAI 1/4"
Betacam SP
EIAJ Video Reel
miniDV Tape
EIAJ Cartridge
Shibaden Reel
CV, Skip Field
EV, Sony 1" Reel
CVC Technicolor
Umatic 3/4-inch
Vcord I, II
VHS Video Tape

Audio Tapes
Audio Cassette
Audio Reels
Gray Audograph
Record Transfer
Wet Audio Tapes

Film and Slides
8mm, Super 8
9.5mm Film
16mm Film

Digital Media
USB Camera
Wet Tapes
Wet Movie Film

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Skip Field, CV, Concord, Panasonic NV open reel video tapes

Concord 7-inch diameter open reel video tape
Concord NV 7-inch diameter video tape reel looks very similar to Skip Field CV tapes. 

Transfer to File, Download, or DVD; $60 for 5"-inch diameter reel and $110 for 7"-inch diameter reel.

Each DVD $10. Most flash drive/ USB thumbdive $10.

Don't know what is on your tapes?    
Approx 1 minute Preview emailed: $30 each, $15 credit towards full transfer. 

Most tapes are 5-inches (30 minutes) or 7-inches (60 minutes) in diameter. Includes normal recovery including cleaning and baking, if required.  Price is the same regardless of 1/2-inch wide open reel format; this tape was used with different video formats.  Note that this early video technology and usually contains sync, start/stop disturbances, and dropouts.

The CV format uses 1/2" wide video tape on an open reel format. The linear tape speec is 7.5ips.

The Concord/ Panasonic NV-8100 1/2-inch format is B&W and the linear tape speed is 12ips.

Typical tapes are either 5-inch diameter, 1200 feet, 365m, 30 minutes or 7-inch diameter, 2400 feet, 730m, 60 minutes. Example tapes continued:

What folks are saying...
I just watched the video [on mp4 thumb drive] a throwback!  Thank you so much for letting me relive a fun experience. Mary, Washington WA 98513.

Amazing. Beautiful. Thank you so much! [three 7-inch diameter Concord 'NV' video tapes to mp4 file for Download and on DVD], Alex, Tennessee, 37027.

The [h264.mp4] video looks great!  Thanks, Daven (Best selling Author), Las Vegas, NV Nevada, 89109 USA.

Thanks for another super job [Skipfield / CV video tape reels], Steve, Colorado.
You are a sweetheart and my family treasures these [Concord/NV-8100] tapes, (all 9 of us), thanks, George, Connecticut.

Thank You. I received the [CV] tape and DVD today and it is impressive and we are so excited to share with the students.  Look forward to having other tapes copied!  Debbie, Atlus Oklahoma OK  73521.

Wow, what a wonderful job you have to be able to bring this much joy to people! We thought the tape of my parents wedding had been lost years ago...indescribable. Thanks a million! [skipfiled tape], Tiffanie.

The tape [CV Skipfield] and DVDs arrived in great condition and in plenty of time for the Reunion on Saturday.  I watched it and looks great. We expect about 120 people and I look forward to having this surprise for them. Bruce Saint Paul, MN 55118 Minnesota.

These [skipfield CV] tapes mean a lot to us, having been sitting since 1974.  We are delighted to see them again and will certainly recommend your servic to anyone who will listen.  Gary Bronx, NY 10463.

DVD looks good. Only saw the [Skip Field] tape once after I made it in 1973 for a college class, Chuck.


How it works:
1. CONTACT US with questions or to get an estimate.
2. Print our SHIPPING LABEL from the tab at the top of the web page. 
3. Number your tapes/media, keep a list, and enclose titles and contact info. 
4. Seal in plastic bags, pad very well, use padded mailing envelope or corrugated box.  
5. We confirm arrival, email findings after recorded, and normally bill using PayPal.  Most orders
    shipped Postal Priority mail $9.50.  FedEx/UPS normally $15.  Heavy or International: actual cost.
    Paypal accepts credit cards and you do not need to be a member.
6. Order will be shipped after payment.  Prepay, checks accepted.  Normal completion 3 weeks.


Typical Tape reel Models and Brands:

- Ampex 163, 1/2-inch x 7-inch diametr.
Concord V7040, 7-inch diametr reel with large hub, 30 minute.  
Concord VT-1 for Helical scan video tape recorders, HE1387.
Concord Chromadyne 300 color capable video tape.

Maxell VT-7,   7"  tape for helical scan recorders
Memorex Chroma 80-7B, 5" helical scan video reel
Memorex Chroma 80-8C, 7" 
Memorex Chroma 80-9C, 5" diameter
Memorex Chroma 80-10C, 5" x 1/2 x1200feet (380m)
Memorex Chroma 80-20C, 5" helical scan videotape
Panasonic NV-P50, 5", VPN-3065, HL-21103
Panasonic NV-R50-5" diameter, 30 minute reel.
Panasonic NV-P71, V7030, 7" National Video 

Scotch 3M, 351, 7 inch,  polyester backing, 
Scotch 3M, 361-845-R130B, 5", 20 minute.
Scotch 3M, 361-1/2-1250-R86B, 7in, 12.7mm x 380m.
Scotch 3M, 361-1/2-R148B, 7in, 30 min video tape                        
Scotch 3M, 361-1/2 x 2400-R153B, 7in, 12.7mmx 730m.
Shibaden Video Tape, Tokyo Japan, 7" diameter
Sony V-30,    4.5" dia, 9 min, 380ft, 116m, 300 oersted
Sony V-30D,  4.5" 20 min, 845ft, 255m, with new machines
Sony V-30H, 5" dia, 30 minute, 25 micron, 300 Oersted
Sony V-31,    7" inch Large Hub, 30 min, 30 Oersted 
Sony V-32,   7" dia, 60 min, 720m, 1.0 mil 300 oersted.
Sony V-32H,  7" dia, 60 min, for helical scan recorders

Sony V-35,   5"  "Automatic Threading" has special leader
Sony V-38,   5" dia video tape for helical scan recorders
Sony V-60H, 5" High Density, 25 micron, Gold Lettering
Sony V-62 ,  5" dia, 30 minutye, high density tape
Sony V-62H, 5" dia, 30 min, for helical scan recorders
Sony V-71,   5" dia, 30 minute, Helical Scan Videotape

Sony V-72,   7" dia, Cobalt high density 530 Oersted.
Sony RH-5,   5" dia, empty take up reel
Sony RH-7V, 7" dia, empty take up reel
Sony RH-72, 7" dia, empty take up reel for V-31 tapes

Typical recording, playback machines: 
NV format: Concord  VTR-600, VTR-620,  Panasonic NV-8100.
CV format: Sony CV-2000 (1967), GE, Sony CV-2100, CV-2200(A), CV-2600

Transfer 1/2"-inch non-standard CV, Skip Field, Skipfield, Concord or Panasonic NV format record archive VTR video tape reel spools to DVD, Hard drive, Flash drive, Thumbdrive, or web files.