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Super8 preservation. Want to record,[video tape] old super 8 films. Showing film on screen and trying to tape it useing handycam. Resulting recording nowhere near as good as original film. Help! [am useing 'easy' setting, I'm no 'techie'.

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Re: Super8 preservation.

Hi! I will help you now. I got the name of a Hungarian company, who transferred so many reels for me. I paid about $200 incl shipping for a box of Super8 reels. Will never ever try it my self. The quality was awesome, crisp clear, wonderful restored colours, etc. The whole procedure incl. shipping time took no longer than 3 weeks. May the below link will help you. The page is only in Hungarian, but I translated it with google and bing translator. BTW the guy on the phone speaks fluently English, he used to live in the USA for many years. Just an option, as it's much much cheaper than over here and the quality is as good or even better than here...
Hope I could help. Ne hagyja hogy kedves felvtelei tnkremenjenek

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Re: Super8 preservation.

****, I would recommend you go to B&H Photo's web site ( and purchase a film to video transfer box. These boxes are relatively cheap and you don't need the projection screen any longer. Your camcorders lens sticks in one side and your projectors lens in the other and the box takes care of the rest. The quality is much better than projecting the image on a screen. Good luck my friend. Joe Weibel

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