New Semester, New Technology – DVD/CD Duplicator

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New Semester, New Technology – DVD/CD Duplicator

In the corner of the large tech filled room, there is a small, but significant, addition to NMSU. Please help us welcome the new DVD/CD Duplicator to NMSU’s College of Extended Learning’s Media Technology department. The department has recently purchased a new high speed duplicating tower that efficiently duplicates up to 10 CDs or DVDs at a time, saving time for those in the department and everyone who needs lots and lots of copies. 

Besides high-speed duplication, Media Technologies can convert any foreign VHS tape to American Standard formatted DVD or VHS tape on their Tri-Standard machine. VHS tapes can easily be converted to, or from, American Standard format. However, Denise Welsh, Director of Media Technologies, explains that DVD’s are unlike VHS tapes in that they “are done by region and some kind of encoding” making them more difficult to convert. But, Denise still urges those interested or in need of converted media to come by and let them give it a try, “ bring it and we’ll see.”

All the above services are offered to NMSU staff, faculty, and students for a minimal fee. Rates start at $4.25 for duplication and conversion, if through an academic program or department. A word to the wise – it is always cheaper to go through a department or academic services, to have media duplicated or converted. For more information and pricing, go to, or contact Denise Welsh and Helen Edgington at (505) 646-3700, Milton Hall 59.    

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