We do transfers of this kind at Chace Audio in Burbank, CA and have expertise in handling older, more fragile elements. We do not do any transcribing, but please feel free to contact me off-list and I can put you in touch with someone regarding transfer details.
Manager, Element Preparation and Special Projects
Chace Audio for DVD, Film, and
201 S. Victory Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 842-8353 (f)
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> Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 12:28:12 -0800
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] AT THE VERY BEGINNING OF A REEL TO REEL TAPE DIGITIZATION PROJECT - out sourcing recommendations?
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> I am new to this list and VERY new to the technical aspects of
> digitizing audio tape ... we have a collection of about 200 reel to reel
> tapes that are about 40 years old. Some of them at a careful glance are
> NOT in the best of shape (there is visible cupping on a few). We do not
> have the expertise remotely here to deal with them technically - I was
> wondering if anyone has a company that they have worked with for sending
> a batch of tapes to to have them digitized (and possibly transcribed
> too). I am looking at them right now to get an overall picture of what
> they are, and they DO seem to be worth preserving.
> Melodie Morgan Frances
> Head of Cataloging
> Graduate Theological Union
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