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#1 Scott Dolan

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Posted 24 October 2010 - 02:53 AM

The other day we had some dud clips appear with a data transfer from an SxS card.
There were 4 clips in succession, all around 3 to 5 seconds in length with nothing but white frames.
The clips before and after were all fine, and no footage was missing from what we shot.

Also we were getting an irregular problem while using a BFD system powered from camera and using remote run.
Occasionally the camera would cut by itself, after having been rolled by the hand unit. This happened maybe five times over three days.
We never had this problem if the camera was rolled via camera body.

This is the first time I've seen such issues with the Alexa after half a dozen or so jobs.
Anyone else had similar problems or know anything about the mystery clips? :huh:
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#2 John Sprung

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 02:44 PM

If it only happens with the remote, it's a pretty good bet that the culprit is the remote, rather than the Alexa.





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#3 Scott Dolan

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Posted 27 October 2010 - 10:09 PM

If it only happens with the remote, it's a pretty good bet that the culprit is the remote, rather than the Alexa.





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True, a fair assumption.
But the 'white' clips are very mysterious.
If anyone else has seen this, please let me know.
Cheers
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#4 Elhanan Matos

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Posted 19 November 2010 - 12:41 PM

Sounds like your hand unit rolled while you were changing lenses...
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