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Life or Death on VHS?!?

Life or Death on VHS?!?

Let me start off by saying that every piece of media that comes into Towson Transfers...from Towson, Dundalk, Timonium, Bel Air, you name it...is important and deserves our utmost attention and care.  There is always a certain level of anticipation and excitement with...

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Handshakes and Hugs in Towson

Handshakes and Hugs in Towson

What's important to you?  God forbid you had a fire in your home, beyond your family and pets getting to safety, what is the next item or items of value that you would grab if you had a few seconds to do so?  For me and for many of you out there, grabbing old photo...

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VHS Fun Facts and History

VHS Fun Facts and History

Ah, the VHS tape. That alluring 7.4 inch by 4 inch rectangle that brought us so much emotion over the years...the laughs, the tears, the fright and the inspiration. Being surrounded by VHS on a daily basis, I have come to further appreciate the format. Thankfully, we...

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Remember The Rainy Day Slideshow?!

Remember The Rainy Day Slideshow?!

It was a rainy Saturday afternoon, say, August of 1976.  My siblings and I, along with a handful of cousins, couldn't have been happier...it was slideshow time!  If you are of a certain age, you remember the slide show as a rare treat.  First, get out the old...

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Sign of the Times?

Sign of the Times?

When you come to Towson Transfers, you should expect a lot of things.  A safe, comfortable experience, the ability to ask questions and get enthusiastic, detailed answers, fair pricing, and professional service.  This is just the tip of the iceberg!  What you may not...

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Record Albums and Tapes Formats, Oh My!

Record Albums and Tapes Formats, Oh My!

We're feeling a little musical this week so I thought we could have some fun with a little Tape Release Trivia...you've never played tape release trivia before?!  Well, it's about time you did!  Here at Towson Transfers, we help people like Jim from Towson, Susan from...

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Captain Kirk and the Microcassette Revolution

Captain Kirk and the Microcassette Revolution

“Star date 7-22, we have discovered that talking into a small handheld device is much cooler than speaking at those bulky industrial rectangular recorders”. The microcassette, what a brilliant invention! Could its popularity have been sped up by none other than the iconic Captain James T. Kirk from Star Trek?!

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Magical Transfers?!

Magical Transfers?!

Needless to say, many people, including myself quite frankly, have some old videos tucked away in the closet, attic, or worse - in the garage - and we know it's a good idea to get them transferred to a watchable, editable, and shareable format (what we at Towson...

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Remember the great Beta vs. VHS battle?

Remember the great Beta vs. VHS battle?

Not as exciting as Ali vs. Frazier in the mid 70's but interesting nonetheless! Sony's Betamax hit the Towson streets (and elsewhere of course) in late 1975 and JVC's VHS format arrived in the fall of 1976. Wow, two revolutionary home recording formats were released...

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Is VHS the most popular format for transfer?

Is VHS the most popular format for transfer?

A good friend of mine was wrong recently, and I didn't mind telling him! He's one of those types that is often right...and doesn't mind sharing this fact with you. He was sure that the #1 transfer we take on here at Towson Transfers is a VHS to digital transfer. I...

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