::  Integrated Imaging Detailed Information Pages minidv-info  ::
Integrated Imaging Logo logo with butterfly
Integrated Imaging Movie Film Conversion Home Page Home Movie Film to DVD Transfer & Conversion Information Home Movie Film to Video Tape Transfer & Conversion Information VHS and Video to DVD Conversions, Transfers DVD Duplication & Replication Video Tape Duplicating Audio Tape Transfers Conversions, and Duplicating Print and Slide Conversions and DVD Slide Shows
Film Conversion frequently asked questions Customer Testimonials Information about Integrated Imaging Film Conversions Contact Us about Film to DVD Transfers and Duplicating Film Conversion, DVD Duplicating, Video Duplication and Slide Transfer Ordering Information Integrated Imaging Film Transfer Site Map Integrated Imaging Policies and Privacy Statement
MiniDV Logo   

MiniDV Video Tape Format and History

The MiniDV was the first introduced in 1998. It allows you to record 1 hour of video on a cassette about the size of a box of tic-tacs.

Tech Stuff
Mini DV tapes are the smallest of the video formats. They take and maintain crystal clear images because of the nature of a digital format. MiniDV tapes record their signal at 525 lines of horizontal resolution, substantially higher than 8mm or regular VHS formats, and due to their higher band width greater color fidelity and detail is possible. The video signal is recorded as DV video which is the same as Digital8. Due to the digital nature of the recording, no signal loss will result from dubbing, so they make an excellent master copy. All MiniDV camcorders have a firewire (also known as i-link and IEEE 1394), allowing easy downloading of the video to a modern computer with a firewire port for editing.

MiniDV   formats

Unsolicited Customer Testimonial:
I just want to thank you for restoring my old films. They came out great-especially considering their condition! I also appreciate the refund of the extra money that I had sent. I plan to send you another batch of films by fall.


Sandstone, WV
Read More Testimonials