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  1. Movie Film Reel Capacities


    May 8, 2011 by admin

    Here is how to roughly approximate the film footage on a given reel by mere inspection.

  2. Splicing Small Movie Film Reels to Make One Big Reel


    May 4, 2011 by admin

    Presented herein is a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the 8mm home movie film conversion and transfer operator splicing clients’ small 50 foot reels onto larger reels.

  3. What’s All This “Sprocketless Projector” Stuff, Anyhow?


    April 30, 2011 by admin

    There are some home movie film to DVD service providers that use sprocketless projectors which we discuss herein.

  4. What’s All This HD Film Transfer Stuff, Anyhow?


    April 27, 2011 by admin

    Presented herin are considerations relative to conversion and transfer of home movie films to HD media.

  5. What’s All This Frame-by-Frame Stuff, Anyhow?


    April 24, 2011 by admin

    Here we present our observations concerning a frame-by-frame home movie film conversion and transfer process.

  6. Did I Get All of My Frame?


    April 21, 2011 by admin

    If the film transfer service provider crops your duplicated image, the periphery looks sharp and well defined. However, almost always this means that a significant part of the original image did not make it into the transfer.

  7. Home Movie Transfer DVD Packaging


    April 18, 2011 by admin

    Presented here is an animation of typical packaging we use for our various legacy media transfers.

  8. How Viewable are Dark Areas?


    April 16, 2011 by admin

    Here we look at a comparison of two still frames (one from a competitor) illustrating the difference in viewability relating to dimly lit areas of film.

  9. Daylight and Indoor Film Distinctions


    April 12, 2011 by admin

    From the early nineteen thirties, 8mm and 16mm home movie film was available in a number of different types with …
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  10. Screen Texture


    March 21, 2011 by admin

    Presented here are some considerations in evaluating the quality of a movie film transfer to modern media.