I'm not sure these apply directly to what you're doing, but you might find
them useful. Click around the links on the site. It has lots of good
data. All I know about it is what's on the website. I haven't used this
person's services personally.
http://www.film-to-video.com/warning.html - vinegar syndrome
At 11/30/2006 02:28 PM -0600, you wrote:
>We have several reals of 16mm film that is probably over 50 years old.
>When I open the canisters I can detect a very slight vinegar small, so I
>suspect they are starting to deteriorate (Vinegar Syndrome). I would like
>to find out what others have done with their old films. Have you
>transferred them to another media? If you have, what company did you use?
>Thanks in advance.
>Janet Nelson CRM
>Dairyland Power Cooperative
>3200 East Avenue South
>PO Box 817
>La Crosse WI 54602-0817
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