U-matic

U-matic ¾ Conversion

We offer a full range of services to convert and transfer your U-matic ¾ tapes into digital file or DVD/Blu-ray format. Call us at 416 479 0903 for a Free Quote.

Sony had hoped the U-matic cassette tape, invented in the late 60s, would capture the home video market by offering an easy to use cartridge based delivery/recording system for analog video. The format, which would act as a sort of design prototype for the formats to follow, features a 3/4” magnetic tape cased inside of a large plastic cartridge. One of the unique aspects of the U-Matic’s design is that the two reels, which spool the film move in opposite directions.

Unfortunately the high price points had deterred the average consumer and the U-Matic had failed to make an impact on the home-video market. However, the format was adopted early on by News outlets and Institutional organizations.

The U-Matic would be superseded by Sony’s Beta series of products, which would go on to become industry broadcast standard.


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U-MATIC TAPE CONVERSIONS



standard definition
$62.50/hour
 
720 x 480 resolution
MPEG4 SD or DVD
PAL or SECAM $3/tape extra
 
high definition upscale
$65/hour
 
1920 x 1080 resolution
MPEG4 HD
PAL or SECAM $2.50/h extra
Blank space / blue screen removed
uncompressed digital files
$65/hour
 
Native resolution
MOV, AVI and other formats
PAL or SECAM $2.50/h extra
Blank space / blue screen removed


SAMPLE VIDEOS




HOW IT WORKS



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Logistics

Logistics

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Ship your materials to us
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Digital solutions

Digital Solutions

Digital files on:
USB / hard drive / the Cloud
DVD / Blu-rays



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Etobicoke (HQ)

415 Horner Ave. #8
Toronto, ON, M8W 4W3
416 479 0903

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North York

265 Rimrock Rd. #2A
Toronto, ON, M3J 3C6
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ABOUT DIGITAL TREASURES


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In 2014 Digital Treasures went fully commercial and became a part of the Digital Treasury Group (DTG). DTG is exclusively focused on being the highest-quality provider of full-suite media conversion and archiving services nationally. We operate under a fully integrated ‘lean’ business model utilizing industry best practices for providing low-cost/high-value digital solutions to the commercial, institutional and retail marketplaces. Our infrastructure has been purpose-built to (1) mitigate all potential risks associated with the handling and processing of a high volume of multiple media formats and (2) ensure the delivery of a best-quality digital solution fit to the client’s specific requirements. Our methodology is based upon 10 years of dedicated media conversion and archiving experience coupled with 15 years of leading-edge corporate experience resulting in the creation of what we know to be the “best in class” provider of these services in Canada.