Tape conversion in Edinburgh

Your precious memories preserved when you have your tapes converted with Atac Digital!

Have you come across a HUGE stash of tapes whilst tidying up?

Would you like to shares those memories with loved ones you cannot see in person?

Drop us a message to find out how your memories can be preserved and shared with you safely.

Atac Digital are based in Edinburgh and are experts in tape conversion. Welcoming customers from all over Scotland and beyond, a wide range of Audio, Video and DVD Services are on offer including:

  • Audio and Video Tape conversion – Audio and video tape to DVD transfer or a digital format of your choice such as USB memory stick/hard drive
  • Audio Recording and Editing – All aspects of audio recording and editing undertaken
  • Audio Restoration – Atac Digital can restore and bring your old recordings back to life
  • Audio Digitisation – Preserve deteriorating tapes now by converting them into a digital format
  • CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Creation – Your Audio and Video can be put onto discs for you to play to your family and friends
  • CD ripping – your CD collection converted, organised and put onto a hard drive in MP3 format

Atac Digital can convert a variety of different formats into a digital format such as MP3, WAV, CD, DVD or Blu Ray. If you have a box full of precious video tapes, camcorder footage or audio recordings from your college, university or school band days – Atac Digital can convert the following formats for you:

Audio Formats:

Reel to Reel (7 1/2 or 15 ips), DAT, Compact Cassette and minidisc

All audio is converted using professional audio equipment from Revox, Tascam, Focusrite and Apple. Atac Digital have many years experience working with audio and can guarantee your recordings will be transferred and mastered to the highest standards

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Video Formats:

VHS, VHS C, S-VHS, Video 8, Hi8, Digital 8,  DVCAM, Mini DV, Betacam SP, Betacam SX, Digital Betaxam and memory cards

Video will be transferred using broadcast quality equipment from manufacturers such as Sony, Panasonic, Blackmagic and Apple. Your footage from your videotapes can be either transferred onto a hard drive, memory stick, Blu Ray or DVD

Atac Digital are based in Edinburgh not far from the city centre so you can either drop your recordings off or if you are further afield, you can send them via Signed for Delivery or via a reputable courier

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Pricing and Ordering

Atac Digital have a straightforward pricing structure which is as follows:

Audio and Video tapes to USB – £14 per tape

Audio and video tapes to CD – £15 per tape

Open reel to USB – £19 per reel

Open reel to CD – £20 per reel

Additional CD or DVD copies – £2.00 per disc

USB memory stick – a Sandisk 16GB drive can be supplied for £8 or a larger 32GB stick for £12

Transfers will be edited to play from the start and any gaps removed. For conversions requiring extensive editing or special requests, please get in touch with your requirements

A 10% discount is applied on all orders over 10 tapes

You are welcome to provide your own USB drive or Atac Digital can supply you with a USB pen drive or hard disc depending on how much footage you have

Atac Digital are based in Edinburgh near the zoo and are very accessible for customers coming from all over central Scotland, free parking is available right outside. If you are local, you can drop your tapes off to us in person by arrangement.

Atac Digital offers an incredibly competitively priced tape conversion service and can turn your tapes around quickly should you require the work done to meet a deadline

If you wish to drop the tapes off for conversion in person, we can arrange a time and date for you to drop your tapes in!

Alternatively, if you are able to post the media – Atac Digial can do the work for you and post everything back to you at cost price. Once the work is complete, you shall receive an invoice with payment details for a contactless transaction.

Please get in touch if you have any special requirements or if you would like to discuss bulk discounts

Tape conversion frequently asked questions:

What kind of tapes and formats can you convert?

Atac Digital can convert miniDV, Digital 8, Hi8, cassette, VHS, S-VHS, VHS-C, Betamax and open reel tapes onto DVD, Blu-Ray, CD, USB drive and any digital format you require.

How much do you charge?

All our prices can be found above. Alternatively, you can contact Atac Digital for a quotation. If any of your tapes turn out to be blank or damaged, you will not be charged for these. Any tapes with a tiny amount of footage (5 minutes or under) will not be charged

How long does the conversion process take?

As long as it takes for the tapes to play plus any additional editing and processing time. If you require your tapes to be converted to meet a deadline, Atac Digital can arrange for this to be done as a top priority. Atac Digital generally work to a 7 to 10 day turnaround.

Can I drop my tapes off to you?

Of course, Atac Digital appreciate how precious your memories are. If you are posting your tapes out, Atac Digital insist they are packaged very carefully and sent via a reputable courier.

Do I get my tapes back after they have been converted?

Your tapes shall be returned to you in exactly the same condition they have been sent. If you have posted your tapes to Atac Digital, they shall be packaged carefully and send them back via Special Delivery or via a reputable courier.