The cost of transferring miniDV tapes to DVD starts at just £10 inc VAT. We give discounts for five or more mini DV tapes. For those of you with miniDV camcorder tapes who cannot make it into the shop we have an excellent MiniDV mail order service. We charge 10% for postage and packing. This mini-DV transfer service is exclusive to our Kodak Express store in Camden London were all work is done ONSITE by trained staff - ensuring a quality result. As part of the Kodak group, we will provide a first class MiniDV to DVD service giving you complete peace of mind. You can choose between normal DVDs or editable computer files.
Although DVDs last a lifetime without deterioration in quality one scratch or scuff mark will render it unplayable. For this reason we strongly advise you to order an extra DVD back up copy of your MiniDV Video work - the cost is only £5 per tape and well worth it for peace of mind.
Conversion Prices for encoded DVD or Editable Files
No of Tapes
Cost Per Tape
1 - 4
Extra DVD Copies
Broken Hi8 Tape Repair
NTSC to PAL Conversion
The tapes can be mixed e.g. VHS and MiniDV
New Video Transfer Website
For a fuller explanation of our MiniDV to DVD Service or to pay
online see our new web site Videos-DVD.co.uk
If you cannot make it into our shop simply post your tapes to us - don't forget to include your instructions, address and telephone number. On receipt of your work we will call you, confirm your instructions, and take payment by credit card over the phone.
We can fix any type of physical damage to the tape such as snapped or entangled tape, tapes which are immediately ejected and replacing the tape housing.
We cannot generally fix problems associated with bad recordings (too light or too dark), camera equipment malfunctions and sound problems.
If you have accidentally erased the tape we cannot restore the footage.
Many of the miniDV camcorder tapes we are asked to put onto DVD has been shot on cameras bought in other countries such as USA or Canada.
If this is the case with yours your miniDV tape may need to be converted to PAL in order to play on UK TV systems.
For conversion from NTSC or Secam formats to PAL we charge £40 per miniDV tape.
We take in MiniDV tapes for transfer to DVD only on the understanding that you are the copyright owner.
We will not transfer miniDV tapes that have been borrowed or rented unless you assure us that you have permission from the copyright owner.
We only accept Mini DV Video to DVD transfer work on this basis.
We can transfer your miniDV tape to a data DVD as editable files for editing on your own computers. We give you uncompressed AVI files suitable for editing on MACs and PCs. Alternatively give the MiniDV tape to us and we can edit it for you
Only 20 minutes of data can fit on a DVD. For this reason we ask you to supply an external hard drive. We can supply a 50GB hard drive for you at a cost of around £80