Video

ABM can convert or transfer NTSC video from the following sources:  any digital file format, DVD, LaserDisc, VHS, VHS-C, 8mm, Hi8mm, Digital8mm, MiniDV, & DV Cam.  ABM does NOT currently offer conversion or transfer services for the following formats:  8mm home movie reels, Super8mm home movie reels, or 16mm home movie reels, Beta or Betamax video tapes, HDV video tapes, or any PAL formatted video.  Due to copyright restrictions, ABM will not convert or transfer commercially produced tapes or DVDs.

1. Convert Video Tape, DVD or LaserDisc to .MP4 Digital Video File:

$13:   1-20 mins. of video
$14:   21-40 mins. of video
$15:   41-60 mins. of video
$16:   61-80 mins. of video
$17:   81-100 mins. of video
$18:   101-120 mins. of video
$19:   121-140 mins. of video
$20:   141-160 mins. of video
$22:   161-180 mins. of video
$24   181-200 mins. of video
$26:    201-220 mins. of video
$28:    221-240 mins. of video
$30:    241-260 mins of video
$32:    261-280 mins of video 
$34:    281-300 mins of video
$36:    301-320 mins of video
$38:    321-340 mins of video
$40:    341-360 mins of video

Pricing is per .MP4 file created, 1 file per tape.  File names will consist of the customer’s last name followed by a sequential number (for example:  “Smith-Tape001.mp4”).    Digital files can be delivered to customer via portable USB drive or hard drive provided by the customer.  Or, USB drives can also be purchased from ABM.  Prices vary by storage size.  A file copy fee is applied to each additional USB drive purchased

2. Transfer Video Tape, Video File or LaserDisc to DVD:

$15:    1-20 mins. of video (placed on 1 DVD)
$16:    21-40 mins. of video (placed on 1 DVD)
$17:    41-60 mins. of video (placed on 1 DVD)
$18:    61-80 mins. of video (placed on 1 DVD)
$19:    81-100 mins. of video (placed on 1 DVD)
$21:    101-120 mins. of video (placed on 1 DVD)
$22:    121-140 mins. of video (placed on 1 or 2 DVDs*)
$23:    141-160 mins. of video (placed on 1 or 2 DVDs*)
$24:    161-180 mins. of video (placed on 1 or 2 DVDs*)
$26:    181-200 mins. of video (placed on 2 DVDs*)
$28:    201-220 mins. of video (placed on 2 DVDs*)
$30:    221-240 mins. of video (placed on 2 DVDs*)
$32:    241-260 mins of video (placed on 2 or 3 DVDs*)
$34:    261-280 mins of video (placed on 2 or 3 DVDs*)
$36:    281-300 mins of video (placed on 2 or 3 DVDs*)
$38:    301-320 mins of video (placed on 3 DVDs*)
$40:    321-340 mins of video (placed on 3 DVDs*)
$42:    341-360 mins of video (placed on 3 DVDs*)

Pricing is per tape, laserdisc or digital file.  ABM recommends that a maximum of 120 minutes of video be put on a single DVD. For more than 120 minutes of video, additional DVDs may be required. 

*When multiple discs are required, please add $5 to the pricing above for each additional DVD.   

3. If BOTH DVD and digital files are desired:

Just add $10.00 for each file created in addition to the cost of the conversion to DVD (see #2 above).  File names will consist of the customer’s last name followed by a sequential  number (for example:  “Smith-Tape001.mp4”).    Digital files can be delivered to customer via portable USB drive or hard drive provided by the customer.  USB drives can also be purchased from ABM.  Prices vary by storage size. A file copy fee (amount depends on the number and sizes of your files), is applied to each additional USB drive purchased or provided by customer.  There is no file copy fee for the first USB drive. 

 
Additional Options:

1) Correction/Restoration can be applied to your video.  This includes things like color/contrast correction, cropping/zooming to fill screen, increasing volume, noise reduction, improved clarity through equalization, etc.  The cost for correction and restoration work depends on the amount requested by the customer.  

2) Additional copies of your DVD(s) can be purchased. The cost is $8 per DVD and includes thin/clear case, and black text on white matte label.  Labels are not stickers, but are bonded to the DVD so they will not come loose.

*NOTE:  $7 preview charge for each tapes that contain no convertible video.