July 2017 | Current Pixel

Where Can I Transfer 8mm Tape to DVD?

Are you searching for the best way to convert your 8mm tape to DVD in order to preserve memories or meaningful content? When you’re looking for a place to convert your 8mm tape—including Video8, Hi8, and Digital8—to DVD, you have multiple options. Options for 8mm Video Transfer to DVD You can find an online provider through an Internet search, go to a conventional retailer like Costco, Walmart or Walgreens, or even buy your own converter and try your luck with a DIY video transfer. However, you can also choose to find a local specialist in video transfer services like Current Pixel. If you’re not sure where to turn, when you need expert services and an array of options for your DVDs, you can trust local companies like Current Pixel that have decades of experience.  These veteran companies provide you with custom 8mm video transfer services to deliver your memories safely, on a quality DVD and with personalized service to make sure you are completely happy with the result. More About Current Pixel Current Pixel has been in business since 1985—that’s over 32 years! We transfer tons of 8mm tapes every year and have many staff members who have decades of experience in the field. Rather than trust your memories with an impersonal online service or major retailer that outsources the work to a separate company, you can come in and meet us at Current Pixel, or call and speak to experts—or even the very technician working on your order. Our technicians will be sure to reach out to you with any questions or suggestions they have about your transfer....

Digitize Photos: How to Prepare Your Photos for Scanning

If you’re planning to digitize photos with Current Pixel, then there’s a few things you can do to prepare. Photo scanning is the best way to preserve your photos in one place where you can enjoy them over and over again, and even share them easily with friends and family. You can also organize your photos to view them based on meaningful categories to you. Visit our page to find out more information about Current Pixel’s photo scanning services. At Current Pixel, we love having the chance to help you keep your memories safe and organized through our photo scanning services. Since we have been digitizing photos for decades, we have found our customers appreciate some tips to know before bringing their photos in for scanning. This helps them avoid extra costs, as well as ensures their photos are organized and prepared for the best possible result. Here are some ‘to-dos’ before you bring your photos into Current Pixel for scanning services. Make Sure Your Photos are Clean What this means is that in order to process your photos for scanning, they need to be removed from any albums, album pages, sleeves, mounts, or frames. Also be sure to remove any glue or sticky residue even if tacky or hardened. This process is great for people, because it’s a perfect opportunity to exclude any photos from your order that are duplicates, over or under exposed, out of focus, or just not as important as other photos. Carefully Organize and Store Your Photos After you make sure your photos are clean, place them in photo organizer boxes, other plastic or...