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#1 Carl Weston

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 02:49 AM

Can someone recommend a good and inexpensive film to video transfer house?

The last place I used was The Tape House in NYC they were the only place in NYC with a super8 head for there Rank Cintel...They charged $600.00 an hour back in 1991...

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#2 Carl Weston

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 01:48 PM

Has anyone used this system for S8 to video transfers: "dv8_sniper_pro"
http://www.moviestuf...sniper_pro.html


The samples on the web look good.
Sniper vs Rank in PC Magazine Online!
http://www.moviestuf.....20PC Magazine

The entire PC Magazine article can be read at this link
http://www.pcmag.com...,1620686,00.asp

Edited by carl Weston, 04 August 2005 - 01:51 PM.

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#3 Ray Lucas

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 03:51 PM

Carl,

Try Spectra Film & Video.

They offer some really affordable rates for the quality of transfers they offer. I had them transfer 6 rolls of super 8 on their Rank Cintel for me and it came to only $148.50. I only requested a one-light but the colorist did a little color correction for me anyway and it came out looking great. Highly recommended!

Good luck,

Ray

Edited by Ray Lucas, 04 August 2005 - 03:57 PM.

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#4 Robert Hughes

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Posted 12 August 2005 - 05:46 PM

Carl,

Try www.cinesound.net

Based in Minneapolis, they have a nice Marconi line CCD scanner that accepts Super8, 16/Super 16 and 35mm.
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#5 Alessandro Machi

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Posted 13 August 2005 - 10:47 PM

Carl,

Try Spectra Film & Video.

They offer some really affordable rates for the quality of transfers they offer. I had them transfer 6 rolls of super 8 on their Rank Cintel for me and it came to only $148.50. I only requested a one-light but the colorist did a little color correction for me anyway and it came out looking great. Highly recommended!

Good luck,

Ray

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Spectra is hopefully the best part of Pro-8mm. Meaning former employees left Pro-8mm and started their own company, in part to offer a more nuturing environment for the beginning film maker, they they also handle professionals as well.

They're right down the street from Pro-8mm and Pro-8mm's alleged short ends and re-cans that magically become new when loaded into a Super-8 cartridge.
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#6 Machado

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Posted 14 August 2005 - 08:41 PM

I'm currently saving my pennies for a workprinter.

Roger (moviestuff)is a great guy (at least he is on the forums here and abroad) <_< , One thing is for sure, If you buy from him your going to get good support and answers to all your q's.

I'm on a budget as well, but thats why I would rather save up and buy my own means of capturing. it may even make me some of that money on the side everybody likes so much.

Edited by chaching, 14 August 2005 - 08:42 PM.

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