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Building works

Due to building works we are closed for the day on Tuesday 26th September. We reopen again at 9am on Wednesday 27th September. Our phone lines will also be down but we will be able to access emails.

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It’s a boy!

We are very happy to announce, that despite being hospitalised back in May after falling seriously ill returning from holiday, our director Abbie gave birth to a healthy baby boy yesterday morning. Both mother and baby are doing well. We appreciate all the well wishes we’ve received over the last few very difficult months, especially […]

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Closed for staff holidays

Due to staff holidays, we are closed from Tuesday 29th August until Thursday 31st August. We are picking up emails, and our office is open for drop-offs and collections, but we may not be available by telephone.

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VHS tape, MP4 file, and DVD.

DVD or MP4 (USB)?

Whether DVD or MP4 is better depends on your specific needs and the devices you plan to use for playback. DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) is a physical format that can hold up to 4.7 GB of data, or 8.5GB on a dual layer disc. DVDs are widely compatible with 99% of DVD players, as well […]

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Mouldy VHS tape

How do I prevent mould on my VHS tapes?

VHS tapes are susceptible to mould growth if they are not stored properly. Here are some tips for storing VHS tapes to prevent mold: In summary, to prevent mould on VHS tapes, it’s important to store them in a cool, dry, and climate-controlled environment, using airtight containers, keeping them off the ground, in the dark, […]

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composite, component, and sdi-cables

Composite vs Component vs SDI Cables – What’s best?

Composite, component and SDI cables – What’s the difference and what cable should you use when transferring videos? Composite, component, and SDI cables are all types of video cables that are used to transmit video signals from one device to another. The main difference between them is the quality of the video signal that they […]

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Why should I use professional decks to playback tapes?

Playing back a tape on a professional deck compared to playing back in a camcorder can offer several benefits: In summary, a professional deck offers higher quality video and audio playback, more accurate colour reproduction, and other advanced features that can be useful for professional video production and editing. At Media Transfer, unless a tape […]

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Royal Mail Van

Further Royal Mail strikes

Due to further industrial action by Royal Mail workers, there are now significant delays in getting postal orders to us and back to you. 1st Class tracked items are taking up to 7 days to deliver so please allow extra time to receive your transfers. Royal Mail have updated their posting guidance for 1st Class […]

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