Convert Video Tapes or Audio Tapes to a Hard Drive

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Professional and experienced transfer of your video tapes to a hard drive using high quality equipment. Your video will last beyond a lifetime, and your memories will be preserved for generations to come.

5 of my tapes were cracked and broken during a move and I thought that I would never be able to watch them again. Thanks for saving my tapes.
    -Francois Arseneau
      Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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So why use Chroma Services?

  • 100% professional digital conversion transfer using only the best video conversion equipment.
  • The transfer is done by a skilled technician and not by an automated computer system.
  • Can convert to any video format such as Apple Quicktime (.mov), Windows Media Video (.wmv), DivX or XviD (.avi), MPEG-4 formats, MPEG-2 DVD format
  • Audio formats such as WMA (Windows Media Audio), Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, Speex or any format you wish.

What can we convert?

  • VHS, SVHS (S-VHS, Super VHS), Betamax (Beta Hi-Fi and SuperBeta), Betacam
  • VHS-C, 8mm (Video8), Hi8, Digital8 (D8), miniDV
  • Audio Cassette Tapes, Minicassette and Microcassette Audio Tapes

No cheap stand-alone recorder can provide all this!  If you are still not convinced then send us your tape and we will convert a short 1 minute preview clip of the tape.  You can examine the scene and make your decision afterwards. Obtain a tape transfer with no risk.

Pricing

(in USD Dollar Amounts, convert here The Universal Currency Converter)

Basic Services
Straight Copy
(10 tape minimum, removal of dead space, minor hiss reduction)
$10 per Hour of Video
$12 per Audio Tape
Internal Hard Drive
(if not supplied by customer)
Add $50
External Hard Drive
(if not supplied by customer)
Add $80
Advanced Services (Add Amount to Basic Services)
Minor Editing
(minor colour correction, stabilizing signal using full frame TBC, removal of dead space, normalized AC3 Audio, arrangement of multiple tapes in any sequence desired)
Add $5 per Hour of Video
Intermediate Editing
(everything from minor editing with major colour correction, noise reduction, minor audio correction)
Add $10 per Hour of Video
Major Editing
(everything from intermediate editing, major audio correction and much more)
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Bulk Orders
10 to 20 Tapes10% off
21 or more TapesContact Us

In essence if you wanted minor editing for a 2 hour VHS tape: $20 for straight copy ($10 x 2 hours) + $10 for minor editing= $30.  You can also mix and match services so 1 tape can have the minor editing as described above while another tape can just be a straight $10 copy.  If you still have any questions please contact us for a personalized quote.

Shipping:


  • 10-20 Days Ground Shipping ($5 for Canada, $10 Mainland USA)
  • $18 International Air Mail (Includes Canadian Territories, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and APO/FPO)
  • 5-10 Days Expedited ($10 for Canada, $15 USA and ask for international quote)
  • 2-3 Days or Overnight (very expensive, quote can only be given when package dimensions are known)
  • Shipping is ground with insurance for Canada and USA.
  • Shipping is Canada Post Air Mail for International Destinations.
  • If you would like to ship by a faster or different method please contact us before payment to make arrangements.
  • Shipping is on the whole order and not per tape.
  • We ship worldwide.

Sending us your Tapes

When sending us your VHS tapes please make sure to properly package them in a box in bubble wrap and try to avoid using packing popcorn. Also shipping using a tracking number is highly advisable. Please do not use UPS ground as their Rates for Customs Clearance into Canada are excessive compared to other couriers. If you can, please use the United States Postal Service's ground shipping as their rates are the most reasonable. To make processing your order easier please label your tapes and include detailed instructions on what services are being performed on which tapes. Turnaround time is about 1 week from the time we receive your tapes but large orders may take longer.  Once the conversions have been finished we will notify you and provide a return tracking number. Rush orders are also available but are subject to a 15% fee.  If you have any questions at all do not hesitate to Contact Us.

Testimonials:


Join the hundreds of our satisfied customers. Here are just a few of our happy customer's comments:
  • Great service at a great price. Thanks again.
        -Bill Moorman      Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
  • Chroma Services surpassed my expectations. I was nervous about sending in my tapes but they were very helpful and answered all my many E-Mails quickly. Thanks for everything.
        -David Wynn      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Great quality conversions. Highly recommended.
        -Ken Lau      Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Wow that was fast. Great job with everyting.
        -Ron Walters      Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Top notch service and value. I will definitely use your services again in the future.
        -Trent Washkowsky      Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • I have used your services many times and I just wanted to say thanks. I recommend Chroma Services to everybody that I meet.
        -Matias Virtanen      Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Great job on transferring my camcorder tapes to DVD. I can't say enough about the job you did.
        -Mark Greenberg      Portland, Maine, USA
  • We will recommend your company to all our friends and family as we were very happy with the results and quicker than expected. Keep up the good work.
        -Adam Pawlowski      Duluth, Minnesota, USA

Don’t let your memories slip away. Transfer your VHS, Beta, Hi8, 8mm, audio cassette tapes to a hard drive and have them preserved for a lifetime!