Q. What is your turn-around time?
A. Same day if necessary depending
on required work.
Q. What is the most secure form of media to preserve my data?
A. M-DISC (etched/engraved disc vs. burned disc) is the most permanent form of preservation.
Q. What is the highest quality consumer format/medium to transfer to?
A. The quality has as much to do with the method of transfer as it does with the medium tranferred to.
For example a Blu-Ray is not better than a DVD if your transfer method degrades your image. An uncompressed .avi or .mov file
on a hard drive is better than a compressed DVD or Blu Ray disc. We can help you decide what medium is best for your budget
Q. How many videotapes can I put on a DVD?
A. One videotape (2
hours) for best quality* [4.7GB - Compressed]Q. How many videotapes can I put on a Blu-Ray?
A. Four videotapes (2 hours each) for best quality* [25GB - Compressed]
Q. How many videotapes (2 hours each) can I transfer to a 1TB hard drive?
A. Approximately 33 tapes or 66 hrs on a 1TB Hard Drive*. [Uncompressed .avi or .mov file - 15GB
per hr. 15X66=990GB - 1000GB = 1TB]
Q. Should I transfer to a Disc or a Hard Drive?
A. It depends on what
you plan on doing with the footage. If you just want to archive and watch it then go with a disc. If you plan on
editing your footage then go with a Hard Drive.
*Results may vary based on file size, resolution, compression, bit rate, content, host device, pre-loaded
files and other factors.