Media Conversion Tools

Convert your physical memories to digital files.

 

Turntable / Vinyl Record Player / Digital Converter

Basics

  • Three-speed turntable (33 1/3, 45, 78 RPM)
  • Compatible with a variety of devices including Bluetooth speakers, iPads, iPhones, Android phones, laptops, etc.

What you will need

  • Items you want to convert
  • Flash drive or SD card to save files / blank CDs
  • Time – the record needs to play while it is being digitized.  You will need to stay with the turntable during this process.
  • *This item may be checked out for in-house use.  You may use it in a study room for more privacy.
    • If you wish to burn the files to a CD you will need a laptop.  Laptops are available to check out for in-house use.

Cost

                There is no cost for using this equipment

 

 

 

Kodak Scanza – Digital Film Scanner (similar model available for check out)

Basics   

  • Converts the following formats to digital files:
    • 135, 126, 110 negatives and slides
    • 8mm/Super8mm film (converts only still images)
  • No computer required
  • 3.5” color viewer
  • All images are saved to SD/SDHC memory card

What you will need

  • Items you want to convert
  • SD memory card (32 GB max)
  • Time – you will need to insert each item into the converter.
  • *This item may be checked out for in-house use.  You may use it in a study room for more privacy.

Cost

There is no cost in using this equipment.

 

 

Wolverine 8mm and Super 8 Film to Digital Converter  (similar model available for check out)

Basics

          Converts 8 and Super 8 movies into MPEG4 MP4 digital movie files at 720P 30 fps

What you will need

  • The films you want to convert
  • SD memory card (32 GB max)
  • Time – the film needs to play while it is being digitized.  You will need to stay with the projector during this process.
  • *This item may be checked out for in-house use.  You may use it in a study room for more privacy.

Cost

There is no cost in using this equipment.

 

Wolverine Company Videos/Manuals

 

Wikoo Tape to MP3 Converter  Now available to check out!

Please call ahead, this may not be available if checked out.

Basics

Converts audio cassette tapes to MP3

What you will need

  • Cassettes you want to convert
  • Flash drive or blank CDs if you wish to burn a CD
  • Time – the cassette needs to play while it is being digitized.  You will need to stay with the player during this process.
  • *This item may be checked out for in-house use.  You may use it in a study room for more privacy. 
  • *A laptop with the correct software is required to use this item.  Laptops are available to check out for in-house use.

Cost

There is no cost in using this equipment.

 

               

 

VHS to DVD Recorder  - Now available to check out!

Please call ahead, this may not be available if checked out.

Basics

  • Converts video from analog sources including VCRs, camcorders, and DVD players. 
  • A VHS and DVD player are available for use at the library. 
  • You may bring in your own device if necessary (camcorder, etc)
  • The film may be saved to a DVD but you must have the correct conversion software installed.
  • This will not work with copy protected material.

What you will need

  • Items you want to convert.
  • Flash drive or blank DVD
  • Time – the VHS tape needs to play while it is being digitized.  You will need to stay with the equipment during this process.
  • *This item may be checked out for in-house use.  You may use it in a study room for more privacy.
  • *A laptop with the correct software is required to use this item.  Laptops are available to check out for in-house use.

Cost

There is no cost in using this equipment.