Are you willing to let film die off? How do you really feel?

Started Aug 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
RedFox88 Forum Pro • Posts: 27,313
Re: Are digital copies easy?

edu T wrote:

That would be a leap of faith compared to "Please be aware that your floppy discs are very old now and that we therefore cannot guarantee that your old disks will be technically readable at all." ( http://www.datarecoverymasters.com/floppydiskcopy.php , a transcribing service.)

Yes, very much so. Just because you might find a company providing a service, does not mean your storage medium will have the data in tact. And data recovery can be extremely expensive. I've hard recovering data from a physically crashed hard drive is often about $1 per megabyte!

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