Tape Duplication & Conversions

Tape Duplication & Conversions

Tape Duplication & Conversions

Tape Duplication & Conversions

We do all videotape based operations – clones, duplications, up conversions, down conversions, cross conversions, audio layback, digitizing, legalizing and mastering.

We Have All Video Formats:

  • HDCAM-SR 4:4:4
  • D5 HD, HDCAM
  • Digibeta PAL / NTSC
  • HDV
  • DVCAM
  • XDCAM
  • DVCPro HD etc.

We use Teranex for high-quality conversions:

  • NTSC / PAL
  • 1080p to 1080i
  • 23.98p to 50i
  • 59.94i to 23.98p
  • 720 to 1080
  • NTSC or PAL to HD.

Tape Duplication & Conversion

No media company will earn the right to cal itself a media company without offering a complete and comprehensive tape duplication, conversions and operations to its customers and clients. We at HD Creative Services have built our business on tape operations and have brought extensive knowledge and experience to the table from the early beginning.

Still today, with all the digital innovations and the increasing speed of communication, tape is still a major factor in content distribution and deliveries all over the world, and is expected to remain so for quite some time. With its proven reliability and durability, as well as the extensive pipeline and capital investment that has been dedicated to this technology, it is a sure bet and a highly reliable one.

We offer the complete solution for all tape operations:

Clones & Dubs

We own all VTR decks and can clone and dub from any format to any format – HDCAM-SR 3D, HDCAM-SR 4:4:4, HDCAM-SR 4:2:2, HDCAM-SR (HQ), HDCAM, D5 HD, DVCPro HD, P2, DigiBeta PAL, DigiBeta NTSC, XDCAM, HDV, DVCAM, Betacam SP – if you name it, we have it!

Conversions & Legalizing

We perform all possible types of conversions in real-time using Teranex and other hardware-based high-end broadcast converters:

  • 1080i -> 1080p
  • 1080p -> 1080i
  • 720 -> 1080
  • 1080p23.98 -> 1080i50
  • 1080i59.94 -> 1080i50
  • 1080p60 -> 1080i59.94
  • NTSC/PAL -> HD
  • NTSC <-> PAL
  • HD broadcast real-time legalizing (100% legalizing over and under shoot)

Digitizing & Laybacks

We have multiple centric-networked workstations and offer multiple simultaneous digitizing, processing, rendering, encoding, editorial, layback and mastering services. We can go from any tape to any file and vice versa.

Standards & Specs

Here at HDCS we create tapes for domestic and international deliveries, as well as theatrical. We deliver regularly to Warner Bros., the SyFy channel, HBO, Fox and worldwide. We work directly with many TV stations and broadcasters from all over the world and are well versed in their particular requirements and rigorous standards.

We are a qualified and proven media company and are capable of delivering and creating any type of tape product from any type of source and meet yours and your buyer quality standards.

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