Video help?

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Does anyone know of a reputable local service that can take 8mm movies, some with sound, and put them on DVD or memory cards/sticks? Thanks.
 

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For what they charge you could buy a TV card and record yourself. (I have)
You bought a card that converts movies on 8mm film to computer files? Really? :)

Seriously, I have read that people have had passable results by just projecting their films on a screen and recording with a video camera. Might be worth a try if you have the needed equipment.
 

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Seriously, I have read that people have had passable results by just projecting their films on a screen and recording with a video camera. Might be worth a try if you have the needed equipment.
Yep, they do that for slides using a digital camera to record them.

For the 8mm I would need to get a projector and screen; its easier and less expensive to use a service, and I'm sure the results will be better as well.