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What we digitize
  • Includes welcome guide with instructions, barcodes to tag your items, shipping box, pre-paid UPS® return shipping label and all digitizing.
  • All formats are carefully digitized by hand, right here in the United States.
  • Receive regular email updates throughout the whole process.
  • Approximately 6 - 8 week turnaround once we receive your KODAK Digitizing Box.
  • Includes extra safety barcodes in case you have more media you'd like digitized. We'll invoice you for any add-ons once we receive your media.
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Kodak Digitizing Box
Starting at $69.99

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The same classic mail-in model

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How does it work?
Fill your KODAK Digitizing Box with any brand of tapes, photos, film reels and audio. In a few weeks, you’ll receive your conveniently converted memories on digital, DVD, or the cloud, along with your originals. Every KODAK Digitizing Box includes a welcome guide with simple step-by-step instructions, barcodes for tracking every item, and a prepaid UPS return shipping label.
How long does it take?
Please allow approximately 6 - 8 weeks once we receive your filled KODAK Digitizing Box. Our exclusive tracking technology keeps you informed throughout the process with regular email updates, and our knowledgeable customer support team can answer any questions you have.
What do I get back?
Digitized, ready-to-relive copies on your choice of Thumb Drive, DVD or Digital Download, as well as all your original media. All analog media is professionally digitized by hand in our state-of-the-art facility.
What can I get digitized?
Mix and match format types from VHS tapes to Super 8 film. We can digitize any brand of old analog media!

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Since 1888 Kodak has continued to invent and revolutionize photography and motion pictures. That historic tradition continues with the Kodak Digitizing Box. Following in the footsteps of millions who trusted Kodak to develop their film by mail, Kodak Digitizing Box offers mail-in digitizing for all brands of videotapes, film reels, slides, and printed photographs.

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Convert PAL to NTSC

You’re speaking foreign language

                               

If you’re not sure what PAL is, trust us when we say you’re not alone. After all, unlike VHS, VHS-C, Hi8, Video8, Digital8, MiniDV, MicroMV Betamax and U-matic, it’s not an actual video format, rather a standardized viewing format that allows video tapes to play in specific regions. It’s the same concept of why your Sprint iPhone won’t play on AT&T’s network. It’s provider locked or in the case of PAL, region locked. Think of it as a foreign language that your American tapes just don’t speak. 

Here’s how it works. Most video tapes from the UK, Europe, Asia, and Australia use PAL (Phase Altering Line), transmitting 25 frames per second with each frame comprised of 625 individual scan lines. In the Americas, we use NTSC (National Television System Committee), transmitting 30 frames per second with each frame comprised of 525 individual scan lines. As you can see, they’re not quite speaking the same language.

So if you studied abroad back in college or lived overseas for a stint, then chances are strong that you bought and/or recorded a few tapes from a foreign country that just won’t play. But we can help give you the key to unlock your memories!

With our PAL to NTSC conversion service, our studio technicians can transfer your tapes, every bit of footage, without losing any quality. Our process includes going through each tape you send (using our roundtrip pre-paid postage) by hand, frame by frame until it’s all converted. In fact, it’s the same process employed by the Academy of Motion Pictures because quality is everything and that’s been a pillar of our brand and legacy for more than a century.

After the transfer process is complete, we’ll send you back your foreign tapes in addition to the digital thumb drive, DVD or cloud service so you can relive your memories from around the world all over again.

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