Digitising equipment in the Arrernte Language Office

  We have recently set up a tape deck and amplifier in the Arrernte Language Office at the Desert People’s Centre campus. This means we can digitise cassette tapes, converting them to files that can be easily copied and made available to families. Digitising audio unlocks the potential to create new language resources and for… Read more »

Maningrida digital collection update

  Back in October 2014 we commenced the Maningrida Digitising Project, with the aim of building and supporting local capacity to digitise and mobilise audio-visual resources in the community – see our earlier blog post about this workshop. As part of this we set up digitising equipment so that we can digitally capture the many… Read more »

Digitising audio tapes

Ben and Margaret start digitising audio tapes, using a Nakamichi tape deck and Audacity software. In this video, Ben explains the equipment set up for digitising audio Margaret digitises the first audio cassette from the Maningrida College Collection (MC-AC-001)

Video digitising setup

Ben Foley explains the video digitising set up for digitising miniDV and VHS tapes, featuring Ben, Margaret Carew and Bradley White. Filmed by Jill Vaughan at Maningrida College, October 2014.

Digitising VHS (3 films)

Digitising VHS (3 films) These three films show the steps in digitising from VHS tape. They were made by Ben Foley, Josie Diddo and Bradley White at Maningrida College, October 2014. 1. Get Quicktime ready for digitising VHS 2. Get the VHS player ready 3. Capture VHS – record onto the computer  

Digitising workshop – Maningrida October 2014

In October 2014 a team from NT Language Centre support visited Maningrida for two weeks. The main job while we were there was to make a start on digitising audio cassette tapes and video tapes from the large collection at Maningrida College.┬áManingrida College has a valuable collection of audio cassette tapes, CDs, VHS tapes, Mini… Read more »