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Preserving and archiving television history with AWS Elemental Archival Encoding Services

We are taking our name even further within corporate and heritage digitisation.

We took a competitive and carefully driven plan over the past year to offer clients one of the world leading AWS Elemental high performance, high quality encoding services. 

We are currently one of the only business in the UK offering this service, leading our company towards  professional archival conversions of the highest quality output.

Our services start from 1 U-matic tape to 1000’s of corporate and heritage archives.  We can convert all formats of magnetic tapes to broadcast quality streams, whether for editing, archive, or playback.

Working inline with iASA guidelines, the authority in sound and audiovisual archives, we can provide companies long-term preservation of sound and moving image with future proofing material.

Our services extend further to incorporate motion picture film, photographic film and book/document scanning.  

Please contact or call 01865 457000 to discuss your project.


Real-Time Archiving

Enabling the creation of high-quality video-on-demand files, saving editing cycles and lowering the cost of content delivery.  For clients that require options of additional files, we can provide both archive/ editing files and viewing/streaming files.

Our SD/HD Conversion offers our clients:

·       Up-Converting SD to HD

·        Down-Converting HD to SD

·        Cross-Converting HD Formats

·        Selected SD Conversion


Sticky-Shed Syndrome

We offer professional tape baking which involves using a specialist oven to draw moisture from problematic tapes, enabling the safe digitisation.

Broadcast Tapes

HDCam SR – HDCam – Digital Betacam – DVCPro HD – ¾” Umatic – Betacam SP – DVCam – HI8 – Betacam SX – VHS – SVHS – NTSC + PAL


Output Options

·        H.264/MPEG-4

·        All Format Pro-Res

·        FFV1

·        10bit Uncompressed

·        H.265 (HEBC) High Efficiency Video Coding

·        MPEG-2

·        VC-1

·        XDCAM (Sony)


Kind regards



Oxford Duplication Centre

Corporate, Consumer and Heritage Digitisation

29 Banbury Road


Oxfordshire OX5 1AQ


Tel: 01865 457000


Current opening hours: Monday to Thursday 10-3pm by appointment only


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