Scan Negatives to Digital


 LOCAL - In Denver, conveniently located on 2370 S. Colorado Blvd

 FAST - Many orders completed 24-48 hours. Express service available

 AFFORDABLE - Volume Discounts! Terrific Prices

 SAFE - All work performed on site! Never shipped out of state!

Reborn Audio/Video offers negative to DVD scanning for color, black and white, large format, and most other negative formats.

Negatives to DVD (as well as Photos to DVD and Slides to DVD) have several quality options to choose from depending on your needs. Options include scan quality, resolution, and finish editing.

Consumer level Negative to DVD Scanning

We offer three levels of negative scanning a the consumer level:

  • Economy
  • Keepsake
  • Heirloom

The Economy negative to DVD scan includes Air-Dusting, flatbed scanning, automatic light correction, automatic color correction, cropping and orientation. Economy scans are 1800 dbi.

The Keepsake Negative to DVD scan includes everything that the Economy to DVD scan offers, plus: individual manual editing of each scan for “touch up” of dust and scratches (digital cleaning) as well as manual light and color correction for each image. 3600 is the dpi for our Keepsake to DVD negative scan. This is the most popular of our scans and most useful for projection and printing.

The Heirloom Negative to DVD scan includes everything that the Keepsake to DVD scan offers, plus: hand cleaning of each negative as well as pre-restoration quality dust, scratch, light, and color restoration. This level of scan is for very important family photographs, high quality print images, and preservation of fine artwork photographs and uses a very high, 6400dpi resolution.

Your digital negative to dvd project will be organized according to the folder and naming conventions that you choose.

See See the Negative to DVD pricing Schedule for pricing, corporate pricing, and volume discount information. Also ask us about compiling a slideshow of your memories into an automatic slide show that will play on your DVD player.

 

Convert miniDV Videotape to Digital

Convert miniDV to mp4, mov, avi

By Jamey Nordby - September 12, 2018

Like everybody else, you want to watch your videos again!

Fortunately, videotape to digital, videotape to dvd, specifically miniDV to Digital are all available and affordable!

This hi quality videocamera tape has superior quality to its predecessors VHS, VHS-C, and HI8. You can expect a very high quality in most cases that can be shared on the cloud via Youtube, Dropbox, etc. You can also use external hard drives and USB sticks depending on your needs. 

Hi quality playback equipment is critical in order to produce the best quality in your digital video. The professional DV player decks are the best options.

 
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miniDV to Digital

videotape to digital is the most flexible option for today's video

By Jamey Nordby - August 1, 2018

MiniDV is a great video format. It is high quality, small format and easily convertible to digital. Digital, as opposed to DVD, gives you the most flexibility to play on multiple computer platforms, backup to hard drives or cloud services, and share easily with friends. 

When it is time to convert miniDV to dgitial - choose a format that works best - and longest.

VHS to Digital overtaking VHS to DVD !

8mm Film to Digital is also growing

By Jamey Nordby - August 1, 2018

5 years ago, nearlyl 90% of videtape conversions were VHS to DVD. Now nearly 50% of all videotape conversions are VHS to Digital

As more and more consumers become comfortable wtih digital tehnology, converting VHS to mp4, quicktime, or AVI is growing rapidly. While DVD's are still popular, digital formats for a computer are 1) editable 2) sharable and 3) easy to backup.

If editing is desired - DVD is NOT the way to go. What is needed is a format that today's video editing programs support. 

If sharing is desired - DVD is NOT the way to go. What is needed is a format that can be shared via dropbox, youtube, email, etc.

If backup is desired - DVD is NOT the way to go. Backup for DVD is simply making more copies. This does not prevent DVD technology from becoming obsolete - you just have more copies of old technology. What is needed is a format that can be included in normal backup and cloud backup systems. 

DVDs are a fading technology. While still useful, DVD will not be here in 50 years. Digital, even if it changes formats, will be around as long as computers are around. 
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Videotape to Digital - convert it or toss it!

VHS to Digital, Hi8 to Digital, miniDV to Digital - - convert it, throw it away or pay next year's prices

By Jamey Nordby - July 30, 2018

The choice may not be easy, but it is simple. All videotape degrades with age. From climate, accidents, tape players eating the tape, flooding - we've seen it all. When it comes to figuring out what to do - converting videotape to digital comes down to: 1.) convert it today, 2) throw it away, and 3) convert it later at future prices.

Choice #1 can put this task behind you forever - whether it is videotape to DVD or videotape to digital - once this is done - you never have to do it again! You can watch your files on TV, computer, upload them to the cloud, share them via youtube,  usb, etc. 
Choice #2 means that you throw away all memories on VHS, Hi8, or miniDV videotape - forever. The upside - you clean up storage and it is cheaper. The downside is you no loger have the memories or the choice to see them again - forever.
Choice #3 is a decision to store the tapes longer - and maybe lose them to the dangers listed above - and pay tomorrow's prices, afterwich you revist Choice #1 and Choice #2 in the future.


 
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8mm Film to Digital

join VHS to Digital, Videotape to Digital and Cassette to Digital

By Jamey Nordby - July 3, 2018

Videotape to Digital, including VHS to Digital, and Cassette to Digital among other conversions - have become common over the past 5 years. 8mm Film to Digital is starting to catch up - even if it has been converted to DVD in the past. 

Converting 8mm Film to Digital is a very different process than videotape - mostly because it is a visual process, not a magnetic process. As such, scanning as much of the film as possible with good scanning equipment as possible is the key to a great digital experience. 

In fact, a complete scan of every frame is critical. Once this is done, then color correction, contrast adjustment, and finally compiling into a great video - create a great video of your old films. 

Many people ask if we can covert old VHS tapes that were made from the old 8mm film and 16mm film. The answer is Yes! but the technology has changed dramatically since then, so converting from the original will create the best digital video now. 
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