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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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Archive 1"-inch wide Videotape type 'EV' to Video files or DVD.

Transfer 1-inch Type-C video tape to video file for Download, on USB flash drive, or on DVD. 

Sony V-12 EV 1-inch Video Recording Tape
Sony EV, V11, V-12 format 1-inch
video tape reel.
Tape also made by others.
Transfer 1"-inch EV video tape to mp4 file for Download, on Flash Drive, or DVD: $110 per tape.

Transfer 1"-inch Type-C video tape to video file for Download, on USB flash drive, or on DVD. 

1" EV format has the 'small' center hole in photo.

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

Don't know what is on your tapes?   Approx 1 minute Preview emailed: $30 each, $15 credit towards full transfer.
The most common file type is h264.mp4, other formats available by request. 
'EV' Sony machines 1964. 1" wide video tape format on a single reel with a unique 3 three hole drive pattern.  Machines record/ play in B&W, however color is possible with the addition of a color adapter CL-P1B. The EV format has 300 lines of monochrome/ 240 lines of color horizontal resolution, has rotary video heads, and tape speed of 7.8ips.

Typical EV tape markings are Sony V-11-60A/R1-8V/R1-8VP, V-12-30A, V-12-60A, V-16 Scotch. Tapes are usually 2460ft, 750m and play for 60 minutes, color is possible but not common.  Tape reel spools are usually 8-inch diameter metal and sometimes plastic (that warp); full reels are 4 pounds each.

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). 

Typical 1" inch video tapes with the lard EIA center hole include Quantegy 196, Sony VK-34, Ampex 162, Ampex 196 high band, Scotch 3M 360-1-3000 R97-B, 360-1-1500-R139-B.

What folks are saying...
Jerry was so excited to receive the [1-inch type C with mold] tape back on Friday - it looks brand new!  We will be getting back to you on additional shipments.  Thank you so very much. Joan, TV production company.

Thanks for recovering this tape to and ProResHQ on flash drive for me. I have now loaded it to YouTube for others to see and have added this credit to the site as well.  'Remastering from an ancient 1-inch Type-C broadcast tape expertly performed by Greentree Audio Video'  You did a magnificent job, thanks.  Don, Boulder Colorado  80301.

Thanks, we are very pleased with the EV video tape transfer [to mp4 file for download and on flash drive].  We appreciate your extra effort in getting the file to us so quickly and in time for the retirement celebration.  Rick, Nevada, NV 89052.

This is great! [1-inch Type-C video tape to file for download],  Matt, Maryland, MD 20737.

This is great news!  I appreciate all your hard work in saving my [1"-inch type-A] videotape. It has taken me 10 years to find someone capable of transferring this 1" type A videotape.  Caleb, Michigan. 

Your service was fast, fairly priced, and communications was clear and timely. I have recommended you to friends, Dave.

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.
Sony V-11-60A/R1-8VP.
Sony V-12-16, 750m, 2460 ft, Japan.
Sony V-12-30A.
Sony V-12-60A.

1" inch wide tape, 3" large EIA hole, Type A, C 
AMPEX 147-30, 30 minutes at 9.6ips, 475ft 1 mil polyester base.
AMPEX 147-60 (1 hour) premium, 1" x 2950 ft, 1.0 mil polyester, 9.6ips
AMPEX 161-60, 1-inch wide, 1-hour open reel video tape.
AMPEX 196-3170CD, 1"-inch x 3170 ft, 9" inch diameter metal reel, 77650120031301.
AMPEX 296-120N x 00
FUJI H621E, 1 in x 6071ft, 2.54cm x 1854m, 120 minutes.
Quantegy 196, 10.5" diameter, Master Broadcast, 2.54cm x 1410m, 1" x 4610ft, Made USA.
Scotch 3M 357-1-3000 R97, 25,40mm x 914m, stock 84-9800-5156-3
Scotch 3M 479, 1" inch x 2170 ft, 479-1-3170-R172B
Scotch 3M 479, 10.5-inch diameter, 479x 1x 4610ft.
Scotch 3M 479-1x 6050 feet, 25.4mm x 1844m, R174C134
Scotch 3M 480-1-3170-R179B, 9-in dia, 3170ft, 25,4mm x 966,2m.  66 minutes.
Sony V1-K 126, 10.5-inch x 1-inch, 2-451-224-01, Type C. 
Sony V-16, 9-inch diameter metal reel, High Band Master Tape. 
3M 480 Master Broadcast Videotape, 9in dia tape pack, St Paul, MN 55144.
3M 480 XST, Master, 96 minutes, 1in x 4610ft, 25,4mm x 1412,7m; 9in tape pack.

HUB Type    Tape ID  Tape OD (inch)   Tape OD (inch)     Typical Run Time 
EIA 3-inch
3" inch
5.5" inch
11- inch
10 min
20 min
60 min
120 min 
15 min
30 min 


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.


Transfer Sony 1"-inch EV open reel video tape to DVD, Hard drive, Flash drive, or web files.