Piks Video Engineering is a broadcast and professional service centre - a London based facility servicing the UK and the international media sector since 1992.
As an independent service centre Piks supplies services to the leading hire facilities, production companies and and owner operators, we are recognised by the majority of leading Insurance companies as a reputable repair facility, we supply free estimates for repairs together with detailed service and insurance reports.
Piks supply a fast and efficient service repairing cameras, tape decks, tripods, monitors and accessories from all of the leading broadcast and professional manufacturers. With the latest diagnostic test equipment and a large range of spare parts we aim to keep our client’s costs and repair time to a minimum.
CAMERA SERVICE & REPAIR
DISC FORMAT CAMERAS
Laser alignment is crictical for disc compatibility between the camera and disc player, laser alignment is part of the service schedule along with pixel masking and function check.
CAMERA KIT SERVICE
Broadcast and Professional camera kit servicing including radio mics, tripods and accessories.
An estimate will be supplied before commencing work and a detailed report on completion will be provided.
We supply a adjustment and clean service for disc, card and tape formats that include a detailed report, this provides confidence that your camera is functioning as it was designed.
LENS CLEAN & CHECK
Piks supply a lens clean and check service to ensure your image is blemish free at small aperture settings.
We will supply an estimate if repairs are required to allow correct operation.
CAMERA SENSOR CLEAN
Check for dust by using a small aperture setting against a plain light wall or overcast sky, if you see specks, blobs or fine curved lines this indicates a sensor clean is required. We carry out sensor cleaning in our dedicated clean work space.
A tutorial on how to check if your camera lens back focus is either set correctly or if you have a lens fault.
Watch this short tutorial on how to adjust the lens back focus on cameras such as the PXW, PMW, HXR and HVR cameras.
BACK FOCUS CHECK
ACCESSORIES SERVICE & REPAIR
VIDEO TAPE SERVICE
Video tape based machines require periodic clean, tape path alignment and record/playback performance adjustments to ensure continued reliability and compatibility with other machines.
VIDEO TAPE PLAYER
Our service procedure will optimise the performance and reliability of your broadcast recorder/player and extend its working life, in turn, this will allow access to your video tape archive now and in the future.
VIDEO TAPE FORMATS
We are experienced in servicing and repairing all broadcast and professional tape formats including BETACAM SP, DVCPRO, DVCAM, DIGITAL BETACAM, HDV, and HDCAM.
FOR CONTINUED USE WE ADVISE A SERVICE AS SPARE PARTS ARE LIMITED.
For all enquiries please call 020 8877 9669 or fill out the following form.
Earlsfield Business Centre
9 Lydden Road
Tel. 020 8877 9669
Monday - Friday
9.00am - 5.00pm
(Times may vary at the moment, please call first)
Street parking may be available
8 minutes walk from Earlsfield overground station (Waterloo line) and 15 minutes from Southfields underground station (District line). Street parking. See TFL Journey Planner