How long is
a video of slides?
are equivalent to about one
minute of video.
slides can be transferred onto a video DVD?
Around 1200 slides will fit onto a standard quality DVD.
How long are
the slides displayed on the TV
slides) are normally displayed
for about 6 seconds each. We have found that this is the optimum
time for most slides.
Do I get my
original slides back?
original slides are returned to you.
They are not harmed via the transfer process.
What kind of
background music is used?
usually provide the appropriate length of music by Audio CD or Computer
Audio Files(.wav, .mp3 etc.). Otherwise all
in house music is orchestral only, there are no vocals.
Why should I
order extra copies?
By having your
slides transferred to video,
multiple copies can be made and shared with all the family members
(with slides, there is usually only one set, so only one person has
that every family member will get an equally high quality copy of the
movies on video. By our process, all the videos
are equally high in quality.
Additional DVD copies are only
be inserted between slides?
inserted anywhere in the montage.
Titles at the open and close of the video are complimentary. The
fee to prepare and insert additional titles into the montage is $3 each.
How is the
quality of the slide video transfer?
Professional Grade NIKON slide scanners (not consumer-grade) are used to
capture your 35mm slide images with 2400 - 4,000 dpi true optical resolution.
meant by the terms "portrait" and
"landscape"? Why is this important?
normally be rectangular. Those
slides that are taller that they are wide are referred to as 'portrait'
and those that are wider than they are tall are referred to as
This is significant in that television screens are wider than they are
tall; they are 'landscape.' Therefore, slides that are 'portrait' will
be viewed with borders on the right and left side of the slide in the
Normally 'landscape' slides will fill the television screen. Therefore,
in the choice between two equal slides, we recommend that you choose
'landscape' one to send us to be included in your montage. See example
How does one
slide transition to another?
The slides are
all digitally processed and
arranged so that as the first slide fades out, the next slide is
fading in. The effect is similar to a multimedia display where two
are running in concert so that one image dissolves to the next.
does it take to process my order?
processing of your order takes about
from the time that we receive it. During the Christmas rush, this
may extend out longer based on order backlog. The best way to check on
current backlog is to email us at
your materials, specifications
and payment to:
361 East Parkwood Ave.
Friendswood, TX 77546
281/992-4100 or call toll free 888-778-4336
email us at