Whatever type of videotape you use, there are some unpleasant facts of
life that you need to be aware of.
Firstly, all videotape oxidises, which can not only clog your video heads but
also results in significant degrading of the video image - the picture might appear snowy, or
jitter might set in - or the image may not display at all.
Secondly, there is a great risk of
damage to the tape itself, such as creasing, stretching, jamming, or
breaking. Even uneven rewinding of tape (or failure to rewind at all!) can
adversely affect the playability of videotape.
Then, damage to the actual recording
can occur due to moisture, dust, static or magnetic fields. Just vacuuming in
the same room as you store your tapes can partially erase them - depending on
your particular cleaner and the proximity of the
If your precious memories are still on videotape then you need to move them now -
before it’s too late.
We have professional level SVHS decks which will transfer your VHS or SVHS tape
to dvd with the best available quality. We can also perform tape cleaning which can help to remove
dust, oxidization and other impurities on the tape surface.