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You send us your Pathe Records and we do the rest.

If you have rare Pathe records we can transfer them for you!

Audio Conservation can transfer, digitize and convert your Pathé records of all sizes, including the 20″ Pathe Record to new modern digital formats and preserve them for future generations. We are able to digitize all Pathe vertical cut “hill-and-dale” discs in every speed as well as the lateral cut Pathe records produced after 1920.

We digitize all records to uncompressed AIF/AIFF  16/44.1K audio files, however we can transfer to nearly any professional audio format upon request at no additional charge.

$39.99

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3-5 Day Turnaround Time

100% Monitored Transfers

PLEASE CHOOSE WHAT YOUR WOULD LIKE YOUR PATHE RECORD TRANSFERRED TO:

Some Notes On Pathe Records

The Pathé disc record was a type of phonograph record produced by the Pathé company in France beginning in 1905. It was originally created as single sided disc with a cement core and wax top layer changing a year later to a shellac composition which would become the standard for U.S. produced 78 RPM records until the late 1940’s.

Pathé records were known for their unique sound quality, which was due in part to the vertical recording process used by the company. This method of recording used a stylus that moved up and down, rather than the side-to-side movement of lateral recording used by other phonograph records. This resulted in a distinctive sound that was particularly suited to recordings of classical music and operas.

Pathé created a ball shaped stylus that did not have to be changed after each play like the loud and soft tone steel phonograph needles used for the shellac 78’s of the time. Pathe discs typically played at a rate of 80, 90 or 120 RPM’s  and in the early production years played from the inside out.

Although Pathé records were produced in France until 1932 today they are rare and highly sought after by collectors.

SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add Your Media Type & Quantity To The Cart, Choose Your Return Shipping Method & Complete Checkout
  • You Will Receive A Receipt Which Also Includes Our Mailing Address
  • Carefully Package & Ship Your Media To Us, We Recommend USPS Priority Or Media Mail (Both Provide Free Tracking). If You Need Help With Packaging Please Contact Us.
  • We Will Log, Assess & Transfer Your Media & Contact You If There Are Any Issues.
  • Your Media & New Digital Transfers Are Shipped Back To You And A Tracking Number Is Provided
Sean restored 2 Voice O Graphs that my Grandfather recorded in 1949. I was pleasantly surprised how well the quality of the voices sounded and how quick and easy the process was. Also, very reasonably priced. I would highly recommend Audio Conservation. Thanks Sean for bringing back the sound of my Grandfather’s voice to our family!
Cathy Rodriquez
Cathy Rodriquez
Had a 1/4" tape from 1968 digitalized by Audio Conservation. It was a personal tape message from a friend to family members while onboard DDG-851, USS Rupertos. It was not stored well nor in great shape but Audio Conservation was able to restore it and provide high quality wav and aiff files for our archives. Greatly appreciate the fast turnaround and friendly service.
B E Meloy
B E Meloy
Dad
Dad
I found this service by looking online and I hit the jackpot. Sean has been very responsive and understanding of everything I needed. I found old lacquer records of my father playing in concerts from the 40s and 50s. That was a treasure I wanted to share with the family. Sean and his crew went to great lengths to give me exactly what I hoped for. I highly recommend Audio Conservation.
Kathy Bundy
Kathy Bundy
I cannot say enough about this place. Audio conservation not only could play a giant record. They cleaned up the recording, so well, I can hear every word. Highly recommended!!
michelle parkinson
michelle parkinson
Outstanding service- Had a "homemade" 78rpm disc from 1946 transferred. The restoration services were a worthwhile addition compared to transferred "as is". I would not hesitate to use Audio Conservation again.
Ken Brown
Ken Brown
I’m so happy I found this service. Really great communication and fast. They know what they’re doing! Thank you!
Marcia Ward
Marcia Ward
Very quick turnaround and good quality work. We were able to hear the original (70 year old) recording and compared it to the “cleaned up” version we received. The difference was amazing. We head a voice from a long dead relative brought back To us. My Mom’s brother sent a Christmas greeting home from his navy station. He was killed a few months later and just to hear his voice was wonderful. I could see my Mom going back in time and listening to his voice once again. She has played it over and over and shared it with friends and family. Thanks for your great work.
Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith
Submitted a 1969 reel-to-reel homemade tape for conversion to digital. The result was an excellent reproduction with outstanding sound quality. Our college pep band recorded forty minutes of music and listening to the digital version is like sitting in a room hearing ourselves playing those songs again. Thanks for helping keep those collage-day memories alive!
James Ostlind
James Ostlind
Absolutely delighted with the result! I sent Audio Conservation two 78 rpm amateur records from 1954 that hadn't been in any protective covering, and somehow they were able to retrieve, digitize, and clean them up so they could be enjoyed. Thank you! Highly recommend.
Teri Mollison
Teri Mollison