Headquarters for Music Collectors | Buy Sell & Trade | Equipment Repair | Audio & Film Restoration | Audio Transfers to CD & MP3


Salvage your rare records and tapes!





Not a gimmick!

It really works!


We are now able to offer to you LP’s, 45’s, 78’s reel to reels and cassettes transfers to CD. This service is ONLY for archival purposes only, NOT intended for resale or distribution.

NOTE:  album = LP of 10-12 songs recorded sequentially as per original source. For 45s, 78s, 12″ singles or compilations use the “individual songs” rate.

Transfer of one album to CD $25.00
Transfer of two albums to one CD
(or up to a max of 74 minutes)
with start IDs at begininng of each
album side ONLY
Transfer of individual songs up to 12 $3.00 per song (minimum charge $15.00)
Transfer of individual songs up to 24
(or as many as will fit)
Start IDs for each song
$3.00 per song (minimum charge $15.00)

Includes printed labels listing contents, CD label, LP cleaning (if needed), plus minor touch-up sound restoration and/or editing. Includes printed labels, song index, record cleaning, plus full restoration and/or editing.

How We Do It

There are many steps involved in restoring and transferring a recording to CD:

Each incoming order is inventoried, added to the Order Tracking System, routed to the appropriate process and queued for studio time.

Each record is thoroughly cleaned. We try to get the dust and dirt out from inside the grooves. We do not use harsh substances that can damage the chemical balance of the record.

The best playback equipment and adjustments are determined for each individual record. The records are then played and digitized (recorded in digital format). We use only audiophile-grade equipment and cables.

Each digital recording is analyzed by an experienced sound engineer. Since this critical phase of the restoration process requires a great deal of experience.

Each recording is restored individually, considering many factors, such as the physical condition of the record, the sound of the record, the type of material that is recorded, and many other elements.

The recording is processed by powerful computers. We use only the most advanced techniques (the same ones utilized in professional restoration projects), as well as our own proprietary methods and techniques. Even with powerful computers processing can take much longer than the actual recording. Your new CD will come with song index and CD label.”

The restored recording is checked by the sound engineer. He listens for how effective the restoration process has been. If needed, the recording is further processed, to provide you with the best possible sound restoration.

Before the recording can be put on a CD it must be mastered for CD. This is the same process that is billed at a much higher rate for the production of commercial CD releases.

The CD master goes on to the CD-R recording station. The CD is created and labeled.

The CD (and the order) is then quality checked.
Each outgoing order is inventoried again, updated on the Order Tracking System, carefully packed and ready to ship back to the customer.

Do you have?

  • Reel-to-reel tape, but no way of playing them? We can handle this for you.
  • 16″ Transcription discs but no way of listening to them? We can transfer these to CD for you.

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8609 Sanford Drive
Richmond, VA 23228

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Walter Smith Owner

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