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We transfer all kinds of legacy media - Right in our store.

VHS, VHS-C, 8mm, Hi-8, Digital-8, MiniDV or Beta. We convert it all on premises.

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Stunning 8mm and 16mm film transfers.

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Legacy Audio? No problem. We convert Albums, Reel-to-Reel, Audio Cassettes and Mini Cassettes to Digital

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Preserve your precious slide and photo images.

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Don't Let Your Memories Fade Away!

"I have been using Croom Video Services for almost a year to rescue old tapes and videos. They have gone out of their way to be helpful, always going the extra step to fix and fit in the most economical way possible. I cannot recommend them highly enough." K. Gansner Morristown, NJ

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August 31, 2017 Comments Off on FreeView scroom

The unlabeled video tape. A mystery wrapped in a puzzle, wrapped in a little plastic box. What is it? How old is it? Is it baby’s first steps? First day of school? Or 3 hours of some late night TV show?  How do you view it?  Your VCR is busted and your camcorder has seenRead More…

Solar Eclipse – Eye Safety and Smartphone Tips

August 17, 2017 Comments Off on Solar Eclipse – Eye Safety and Smartphone Tips scroom

August is an exciting month because of the solar eclipse happening on the 21st.  The next time that we will see a total solar eclipse here in the United States won’t be until 2024!  While many of us won’t be able to travel to the areas of totality, here in New Jersey we are stillRead More…

5 Tips for Great Photo Montages

May 25, 2017 Comments Off on 5 Tips for Great Photo Montages scroom

It’s that time of year again; the season for graduations, weddings and anniversaries is upon us. Here at Croom Video Services, we believe the best way to commemorate these milestones is with a photo montage. Here are five simple tips to help guide you in creating your own slideshow masterpiece. Tip #1: KEEP IT SIMPLERead More…

Smartphone HDR

August 31, 2016 Comments Off on Smartphone HDR scroom

Have you ever seen a photo like the one in this post and thought, “Wow! That is really colorful and vivid!” If so, chances are good that the photo was an HDR image; HDR is an acronym for “High Dynamic Range.” Would you like to be able to create stunning HDR images on your own?Read More…

How to Get Dads (and Moms) in Front of the Camera

June 13, 2016 Comments Off on How to Get Dads (and Moms) in Front of the Camera scroom

We’ve transferred tons of film and videos over the last 12 years. One of the common things we have found is that men are often behind the scenes as the videographer. It’s rare to find fathers in front of the camera and when you do, it’s special and touching indeed. So, we present some ofRead More…

data storage media

Why Go Digital? Part 2

March 17, 2016 Comments Off on Why Go Digital? Part 2 scroom

From the time we started our video transfer business back in 2004, we have urged our customers to convert their video tape formats like VHS, Beta, 8mm and MiniDV to a digital format. Videotape deteriorates over time, and tape players break down, are expensive to repair and increasingly hard to find. In the past, preservingRead More…

Tell Your Story

January 15, 2016 Comments Off on Tell Your Story scroom

This week Croom Video Services had the opportunity to videotape an interview with Dr. Jeff Beedy, Headmaster of the Purnell School, an all-girls prep school in central NJ.  The interview will become part of a short video about LifeSports, a comprehensive program aimed at teaching girls lifelong sports while empowering them to become leaders.  ItRead More…

Star Wars Binge: Digital HD vs. BluRay

December 17, 2015 Comments Off on Star Wars Binge: Digital HD vs. BluRay scroom

As a video and technology company, it probably comes as no surprise that we can’t hold back our nerdy excitement about the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” tonight. If you’re anything like us, you’ll probably binge watch all 6 Star Wars movies before going out to see the latest installment. Amongst the StarRead More…

It’s Not Too Late!

December 13, 2015 Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late! scroom

Our Annual Holiday Sale Ends December 19th. Save Up to 50% It’s the last week of our sale! Give the Gift of Memories! The response to our annual holiday sale has been tremendous, but it’s not too late to give a precious video tape, audio cassette, or photograph that will be cherished for generations toRead More…

Memories Make The Best Gifts

December 5, 2015 Comments Off on Memories Make The Best Gifts scroom

Many customers come to us looking to transfer their photos or slides to digital format, whether it be for the purposes of archival or simply to view them on their computers.  But what can you do with the photos once they’re digitized? Here are a couple of options, right in time for the holidays: 1.Read More…

Join us for Small Business Saturday

November 21, 2015 Comments Off on Join us for Small Business Saturday scroom

This November 28th is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country. Croom Video Services of Morris County is proud to take part in Small Business Saturday, and we’re encouraging everyone to Shop Small® here on November 28th. In addition,Read More…

Holiday Sales Event

November 19, 2015 Comments Off on Holiday Sales Event scroom

Annual Holiday Sale – Give the Gift of Memories! What gifts will you be giving this holiday season? For many of us, precious memories of family and friends are far more important than anything purchased from a typical store. Digital transfers of old home movies, slides, and photo montages make perfect holiday gifts, and willRead More…

Smart Phone

6 Tips for Smarter Phone Video

November 11, 2015 Comments Off on 6 Tips for Smarter Phone Video acroom

The Holidays are rapidly approaching and many of us use our cell phones as the go-to recording device for special events. At Croom Video Services, we’ve recently had a number of projects where we’ve converted phone video to digital files or DVDs. The quality of cell phone video can vary wildly due to the largeRead More…

Highlight Your Student Athlete

November 10, 2015 Comments Off on Highlight Your Student Athlete scroom

Does you high school athlete want to take it to the next level with a college sports career? Croom Video Services can help give them the edge over the competition with a sports scholarship highlight reel. Here’s an example of the type of video that can wow recruiters and get your son or daughter theRead More…

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2015 Comments Off on Happy Halloween scroom

Happy Halloween All! If you’re feeling a little too old to go trick-or-treating tonight, chances are you’ve got some old photos, slides or videos of your costumes and parties of the past! Bring them in so Croom Video can preserve your spooky media into digital format, or a short slide show that you can watchRead More…

Various audio and video media

Not to scare you, but bit by bit, support for analog TV and videotape media is dwindling. Back in 2012, my local cable company announced that, in keeping with the 2009 government mandate for all-digital television broadcasts, it would no longer support my analog (read: old square screen) TV sets.  Oh and btw, I wouldRead More…

CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Intro – Part 3

July 3, 2013 Comments Off on CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Intro – Part 3 scroom

Blu-Ray The last type of disc that I want to cover briefly is the Blu-Ray disc. It is named for the blue laser that is used to read it as compared to the red laser used for CD and DVD media.  This change in the laser color or frequency is important because it allows moreRead More…

DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) In the last post I talked about CD digital media and its uses.  The next type of digital media that I typically use at Croom Video Services is the DVD. The confusing thing about a DVD is that, although it is the same physical size as a CD, it can hold farRead More…

CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Intro – Part 1

February 4, 2013 Comments Off on CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Intro – Part 1 scroom

Hi and welcome back.  If you are reading this, hopefully you have read my first blog about the benefits of converting your analog video or audio tapes to a digital format.  If you have decided to take that step, congratulations!  The next thing that people typically ask me is, “Which format should I choose?”  AlthoughRead More…

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