Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: DLT - Digital Linear Tape - How to convert?

  1. #1

    Arrow DLT - Digital Linear Tape - How to convert?


    I have started a business and found a potential customer that told me he has the Hi-Def content on a DLT (Digital Line Tape).

    Does anyone know what kind of format is stored on a DLT and how I could copy it on a hard drive please?

    Could that information be converted to m2t, AVCHD, mpeg or any format in order to be edited?

    Please help me out.

  2. #2


    My guess and I could be wrong, but I think the media is Called "S4" and it takes a lot of HDD space, I know you will need a DLT deck as well. I really don't know a lot about DLT, maybe some one else on here knows?

    Software Used:
    TGV Edius 6, TGV ProCoder 3, DVD Lab Pro. 2

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Bristol uk
    Blog Entries


    I am no nerdy geek tech head but DLT is a backup system innit?

    As such the tapes could contain any / many sorts of video / data.

    I think dlt drives are a standard if expensive back up system - i think the drives are current.

  4. #4


    Yes, it seems that it is a backup system. I have google-it the DLT and read some stuff but nothing on how it is used on video or related to video production.

Similar Threads

  1. newbie digital tape to DVD backup question
    By Sean in forum Adobe Premiere, Premiere Elements, and After Effects
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 06-15-2006, 04:13 AM
  2. Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme Pro Non-Linear Edit Suite
    By jonathanblakely in forum Ebay and other classified ads: gear, cameras and video editing stuff
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-03-2006, 12:26 PM
  3. Transfer VHS tape to Digital - How?
    By PegMac in forum Hardware Problems
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 02-05-2006, 11:35 PM
  4. Analogue to digital. Better by PC or digital camera input?
    By cibola123 in forum Hardware Problems
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-29-2005, 10:56 AM
  5. Giga64-2800+ audio/video non-linear editing hardw
    By bg in forum The Perfect Video Editing PC
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 11-22-2004, 09:23 AM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts