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frame rate hack on the HVX202 beyond 50I


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#1 Allyn Laing

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 07:26 PM

HI,

Using the frame rate hack as users of the Panasonic HVX202 & 200 have found it is possible to utilize the software to access the frame rate variables. We have successfully been able to move around the frame rates from 2 - 50fps, but we are wanting to go above 50.

Has anyone been able to move beyond the 50 with the frame rate utility hack.

The HVX-200 and the HVX-202 are the same body with different software/firmware right?

Any advice is very welcome

Thankyou

Al
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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 08:00 PM

50 is the maximum for PAL HVX cameras

If you had an NTSC model, 60 would be your max.
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Posted 23 January 2008 - 04:34 AM

In america we have 120 hertz televisions that can effectively double any frame rate.
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#4 A. Whitehouse

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 08:27 AM

In america we have 120 hertz televisions that can effectively double any frame rate.


No they don't.
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#5 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 01:15 PM

A TV can't change the frame rate of its source...last time I checked.
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#6 Allyn Laing

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 06:56 PM

50 is the maximum for PAL HVX cameras

If you had an NTSC model, 60 would be your max.


When I save a specific scene file to a SD card, then load it into my computer to do a text edit, it has written above 'HVX-200' Ver. 1.00 which prompts me to beleive these are the same bodies with different software and badging.

Also the voltage is the same in both models, DC 7.2/7.9 volts.
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#7 dan brockett

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Posted 25 January 2008 - 07:49 PM

When I save a specific scene file to a SD card, then load it into my computer to do a text edit, it has written above 'HVX-200' Ver. 1.00 which prompts me to beleive these are the same bodies with different software and badging.

Also the voltage is the same in both models, DC 7.2/7.9 volts.


PAL HVXs actually have different hardware inside (I believe it's the crystal is different and some other little things). You cannot go above 50fps on a PAL HVX. You cannot convert or manipulate an NTSC to PAL or vice-versa. That's one nicer thing the EX-1 has, it is a true global camera.

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