02 November 2016
Because I am being asked with increasing regularity to digitize audio tape cassettes I have upgraded my tape decks to Technics RS-TR373 which is a superb audio tape cassette deck.
26 October 2016
We now have our new Daikin air conditioning system installed by Recoair, which also has a remote control app so we can keep the computers at a sensible temperature even when I’m not in the studio.
04 October 2016
To celebrate the set-up of my new “Self edit” station, dedicated to just producing video files, I have reduced the cost of these files for the month of October 2016.
30 September 2016
I am finding that, with video, I am being asked to create more and more computer files for either the Mac or the PC. This slow move away from DVDs means I have needed to create a new video station that will deal solely with the creation of the computer “Self Edit” files.
07 September 2016
With immediate effect I am now using the class leading “FilmGuard” cinefilm cleaner by Film-Tech in the USA. It is a superb film cleaner with the added bonus of it being a lubrication agent as well as a cleaner.
22 July 2016
I have decided to change the recordable DVDs I use with the JVC - Pro DVD recorder machines.
20 April 2016
Glad to say that I have now invested in wetransfer PLUS which allows me to upload up to 20GB in one block. I found that dropbox pro just wasn’t working for me or my customers.
16 February 2016
I can now digitise any of the popular audio cassette formats. Typically these are mini-cassettes and micro-cassettes.
02 December 2015
It’s Christmas time yet again and as you will have seen on the home page, work slots are filling up very quickly so if you have a Christmas present you want to get sorted out please don’t delay contacting me and I will always try to hit any deadline.
03 June 2015
Along with the newer and bigger HP Z820 PC system I have also invested more in the G-TECH Raid storage systems I use to protect my customer’s data.
07 April 2015
Just back from Birmingham Airport where I picked up the Chief Engineer for CTM Debrie / Debrie Technologies who will be carrying out it’s third full two-day service, calibration and update on the Memory HD cinefilm digitizer.
17 March 2015
I am pleased to announce the new arrival of an HP Z820 system to match my editing suite on the HP Z800. For the first time I am using a solid state main drive, which takes some time to get used to….
20 February 2014
Over the last few weeks the great people over at Aesthetik have been putting together a new mobile and tablet (iPad) friendly website.
01 October 2013
I know it feels ridiculously early but now is the perfect time to start the ball rolling if you are thinking of digitizing your family archives.
28 September 2012
Striving for the best image has always been one of my key priorities. To make this happen means a constant stream of equipment upgrades.
23 September 2012
In my drive to always keep the standards as high as possible I have upgraded three of my monitors to give the best possible colour rendition for when I am dealing with cinefilm and video.
07 August 2012
Well here we are with a brand new Website, put together by Aesthetik.co.uk. But, as anybody who knows me will know all of the words are my own, I wrote every single one here.