VCORD I and VCORD II (NTSC only) cassette transfer to video file: $65+$6 per minute; $125 per tape max.
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): $15 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.
*Unclaimed material will be discarded after 1 year.
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).
The machine is portable and cassettes contain the tape source and take-up reels which simplifies tape loading and operator convenience. V-Cord I is a composite B&W format using the skip field technique and has approx. 250 lines of resolution. The tape is 1/2-inch wide and cassettes measure 4-5/16 x 6-3/16 x 1-inch. Tape transports at a Standard speed of 5.82ips and Slow speed of 1.45ips in a VTC7100 machine.
Operational playback machines are rare, the rubber brake inside the cartridges turns to goo, and leader and tail splices often fail often. 1976, Sanyo released new VcordII format which is not compatible with the earlier Vcord-I format. Vcord-II records in Composit Black & White and Color, it uses tapes V-60 and V-120 video cassettes (black color). The Sanyo V-CORD-II video cassette has small twin reels with thin ½-inch wide video tape. The thin tape used in Sanyo V-Cord II (black case) tapes may have serious damage if used in Vcord-I machine VTC-7100. The Sanyo Vcord format is Extinct.
Typical machines are Sanyo VTC-7300, VTC-8000, VTC-8200 and Toshiba in Canada KV-4000, KV-4100, and KV-4200.
V-Cord II format has a STD tape speed of 2.91ips and an LP speed of 1.45ips. V-Cord II machines include Sanyo VTC-7300, VTC-8000, and VTC-8200 (1976). And Toshiba (in Canada) KV-4000, -4100, VTC-4200.