Where Can I Convert VHS to DVD Near Me?

After converting VHS to DVD for over a decade in the Denver metro area, Reborn Audio Video delivers:

  1. An easy-to-find, central location near major thoroughfares.
    1. Near 6th avenue, 8 minutes west of I-25.
    1. Near 6th avenue, 8 minutes west of I-70.
    1. Take the Garrison exit from either direction and follow your GPS (by personal appointment 720 204-5464) to 8517 W. 8th Avenue.
  2. Availability that avoids rush hour. The best times are between 10am and 2pm.
  3. The conversion equipment required to correctly convert your VHS.
  4. The experience that comes with 10s of thousands of converted tapes.

How Do I Convert VHS to DVD?

  1. The recorded analog video on VHS tapes must be retrieved, captured and converted.
  2. The process and required equipment include:
    1. A machine to play the VHS tape, producing an analog signal (i.e. VHS player).
    1. A time-based corrector to produce an accurate analog signal.
    1. A machine to convert the analog signal into a digital signal.
    1. A computer to capture the digital signal.
    1. Software to capture, edit, and export the captured digital file.
  3. There are two ways to convert VHS to DVD.
    1. Have it done professionally. See Where Can I Convert VHS to DVD Near Me?
    1. Acquire the needed machinery, software, and learn DIY.

How Long Does It Take to Transfer VHS to DVD?

Turnaround time to Digitize VHS depends upon:

  1. How much video is recorded on the VHS tape. Tapes length can be 2, 4, or even up to 6 hours. The videotape is played in real time, producing an analog signal to the VHS player output.
  2. The quality of each frame as well as the overall content, including audio levels. Eliminating trailing blank tape and ‘border flutter’ adds another 10-15 minutes.
  3. The computer power available to export the edited video to its final format that can be copied to a USB or a DVD. Editing can take an additional 10 minutes if sufficient computer power and software expertise is available.
  4. The size of the video which determines the time to copy to a USB or to cut the DVD.
  5. Employee efficiency, computer power, and current workload if using a professional service. Turnaround time can be a few days to a few months.

Can I Convert VHS to Digital?

Yes. While converting VHS to DVD is technically converting to digital as well, this usually means converting a VHS to Digital file that can be:

  1. Edited into the exact footage to be preserved.
  2. Shared through USBs, email, or the internet.
  3. Backed up for safety.

The process is virtually the same as converting to DVD except that the file is copied to a USB rather than cut to a DVD.

Where Should I Store My VHS Tapes?

Once converted to digital format, digitized VHS videotape can be stored on internal hard drives, USBs, external hard drives, and/or the cloud.

The best system of safely storing digital video while still having access to play them is to use a cloud service that automatically synchronizes with a hard drive. This insures constant backup to cloud services while also allowing local use at the same time.

Can Reborn Audio Video Convert VHS to DVD?

Reborn Audio Video continues to convert VHS to DVD, having converted 10s of thousands of tapes in the Denver area for over 11 years.

Why Convert VHS to DVD?

The benefits of converting VHS to DVD are powerful.

  1. VHS Players are no longer being produced. Soon there will no longer be any players, making VHS tapes unplayable.
  2. Convert VHS to DVD just so that the videos can be watched again.
  3. DVDs can be copied to share with friends and family.
  4. Digital files can easily be created at the same time for backup, editing, and sharing.

Where can I convert VHS to DVD near me? – Next Steps:

  1. Call or text Jamey (About Jamey) at 720 204-5464.
  2. Set an appointment (every project receives my individual attention).
  3. Drop off your tapes (and records, cassettes, slides, or negatives, too). Check Pricing!

In a week or less, pick up your new digitized VHS.

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James Nordby

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