Betacam tape conversion to digital

Betacam tape conversion. SP video transfer to digital file formats.


betacam tape conversion

Our Betacam tape conversion service.

Sony Betacam was the go to video tape format for all television broadcast applications. This format took over from 16mm in the 1980’s. Up until the digital revolution it was the dominant broadcast video format. Video Image Productions provide a component Betacam tape transfer to Digital video and DVD media service.

Black Magic Design.

Video capture

Media Express.

Media Express can also capture video using the latest compressed formats so you get great looking video in smaller files that the computer can process faster. If you’re working on a Mac, Media Express supports ProRes which is compatible with software like Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and more. You can also use DVCPRO, MJPEG, DNxHD and more on both the Mac and Windows.

Betacam tape conversion formats.

SD Format Support.
625i/50, 576p PAL and 525i/59.94, 480p NTSC.
HD Format Support.
720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97 and 1080p30.
HDMI Video Sampling.
4:2:2 YUV.
HDMI Audio Sampling.
Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit.
HDMI Color Space.
REC 601, REC 709.
HDMI Color Precision.
Copy Protection.
HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.


More about Betacam SP.
Betacam is a family of half-inch professional videocassette products developed by Sony in 1982. In colloquial use, “Betacam” singly is often used to refer to a Betacam camcorder, a Betacam tape, a Betacam video recorder or the format itself.

This tape format is still available to buy. Links for Sony Betacam.