Professional VHS-C to MP4 Service
Turn your VHS-C tapes to digital files like mp4 of superior quality. The video digitisation service ensures that your old home movies can be preserved for many years to come.
Our team handles your VHS-C tapes with great care during the digitisation process, giving you peace of mind that your cherished memories will be returned to you in the same condition. Our rapid video digitisation service ensures that you will receive your VHS-C tapes in digital format in less than14 days, allowing you to share and rewatch your memories without having to wait for 10 to 12 weeks.
Our service is not limited to VHS-C tapes only; we can also digitise other types of VHS home movies such as standard VHS or S-VHS to mp4 that will last a lifetime.
Why Should You Digitise VHS-C to Digital?
Because VHS-C videotapes can wear out and deteriorate over time .
With digital copies of your VHS- C memories, you can keep them safe from fire, flood, and accidents.
Because even compact VHS-C videotapes take up more space than digital copies that you can organise with naming, information, and archive tools.
With digitisation, you can add your VHS-C videotapes and other pre-digital memories to your preserved legacy.
USB take up much less space than VHS-C tapes. You can also store your files on your computer, on a hard drive, or in the cloud (iCloud, Google Photos, Dropbox).
With digital copies that can be transferred anytime from any computer, so nobody has to fight over physical versions.
With friends, family, and neighbors anywhere in the world instantly.
By digitising your VHS-C tapes to platforms like Google Photos, you can take advantage of advanced search, archive, and reminder features.
Using video editing software tools you can improve the quality of your videos and even create new memories by combining old footage with new.
How VHS-C Tapes Lose Quality Over Time
VHS tapes degrade over time, approximately 10 to 20% over 10 to 25 years. There are lots of reasons for this. Temperature changes, sunlight, moisture, and other variables can impact the durability of the cassette box itself. When the plastic weakens, it may break and expose more of the magnetic tape.
With the tape, the magnetic particles can lose charge over time to remanence decay, which can cause your home movies to suffer from discolouration as well as blacked out portions of video. In fact, over time you could lose your entire videos because of this loss of magnetic charge that occurs naturally.
While storing your tapes in a cool, dry place away from magnetic sources can reduce the likelihood of losing quality for your VHS-C tapes, it is almost impossible to prevent deterioration completely, which is why it’s crucial to preserve your memories by digitising the VHS cassettes.
How Our VHS-C to Digital Digitisation Service Works to Preserve Your Home Movies
Your VHS-C videos can lose quality over time, but you can digitise them into digital video format to preserve them forever while keeping the original VHS-C tapes. This allows unlimited playback, high-quality family memories, and the ability to share your VHS-C tapes with anyone, anywhere with ease, so you can preserve your legacy forever.
Turn analogue videotape memories into digital video in less than 14 days in just three easy steps:
Order online or at Capture Experience Centre. Choose the media you want to digitise and the output format.
2. Drop Off Your Media
Bring your analogue media to Capture Experience Centre. Our Memory Specialists will check the quality and process your order.
3. View and Share
Wait 1 to 2 weeks and you can view and share your memories on the Google Photos or USB!
Why Use Capture for VHS-C Digitisation?
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
If you’re unhappy with your digitisation results, we’ll reprocess your VHS-C tapes for free.
State-of-the-Art Tracking and Security
We track every piece of media, every step of the way, so you can rest assured knowing your memories are in good hands.
Sensitive Information Protection
Only you will have access to your memories.
Trusted by Top Retail brandsExclusive partnerships with major brands like Costco, Walmart, Google Photos, CVS, and Sam’s Club in the USA.
We offer a complimentary 30-day backup of your digitised media, giving you extra peace of mind.
Auto integration with Google Photos
API integration to allow automatic transfer to your library.
Digitising VHS-C to High-Quality Digital Price Guide
When you digitise Video 8 tapes Capture, you will only pay for what you get because we price our services based on pieces of videotapes. (Starting at HK$200/tape to HK$170/tape)
This price includes the rapid hand transfer service that returns your original copies and high-quality digital formats in less than 14 days as well as our repair services and friendly customer support.
Frequently Asked Questions
VHS-C tapes are similar to standard VHS tapes but are contained in smaller cassette boxes so that you can use them with a portable camcorder. They require a VHS-C adapter for playback in a regular VCR system. There are also S-VHS-C tapes that are compact VHS-C tapes designed for improved resolution. They offer superior video quality because of a horizontal resolution of 400 lines compared with the standard 240 lines as well as improved luminance and chrominance signals. These Super VHS-C tapes offer a longer runtime as well.
VHS tapes, including compact VHS-Cs, will deteriorate over time. As the tape and cassette box get older, the quality may decrease and, in some cases, precious memories could be lost forever. By digitising your home movies, you can ensure long-lasting superior quality for your cherished home videos.
VHS-C tapes offer a shorter playback of 30 minutes or 60 minutes for longer runtime compared to the standard VHS runtime of 120 minutes.
Capture HK prices the VHS-C to mp4 services depending on the number of tape. Our pricing is $200 for each tape you want to digitise. And extra $80 for one output format. If your order totals over $1000 but falls below $2500, we offer an additional discount of 10%. And for orders that exceed $2500, we provide a 15% discount on the total cost of the order.
Capture can finish the entire process in less than 14 days.
To view your VHS-C videotapes in a VCR system, you will need to use a VHS-C adapter, or you can digitise them and view them on other devices as a digital copy, or USB drive.
While you can purchase a video conversion device called a digital converter to create your own digital format copies of your home movies, they are often difficult, time-consuming, and targeted toward a tech-savvy audience. In addition, the highest-quality options to preserve your previous memories are typically quite expensive, as much as USD$600 or more. The affordable options often require adapters like RCA, USB port, and S-video connectors in addition to the digital converter.
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