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Making a backup copy of 24p recording


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#1 Sacha

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 07:26 AM

I have just shot a feature using the XL2. We shot at 24p. I want to make a backup of the master tapes via firewire. I have a Sony DSR-11 deck, but I can't seem to record 24p via firewire without glitches. The XL2 manual says to try using the RCA connections, but I would like to have a higher quality backup. Does anyone know how to do this, or what type of deck I can get to do this? Is there a way to do this without buying a second XL2 camera?

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#2 Jay Gladwell

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 04:48 PM

Just a guess, but could it be because the deck isn't capable of recording in 24p? Or is the general thought that the deck is simply recording 0s and 1s?
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#3 Jay Gladwell

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 05:17 PM

Just checked... The deck needs to support 24p as well.
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#4 David Cox

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 05:57 PM

I could be wrong on this, but I am guessing that the camera is giving out its version of 24P, which is actually NTSC (24P with 3:2 pulldown inserted). Is it possible that when you try to play this back from your firewire device that it is playing back a true 24P (it has removed the 3:2 pulldown), which of course the VTR cannot record because it is expecting NTSC? If this is the case, the answer is to re-insert the 3:2 pulldown to send back an NTSC signal.

That could be completely wrong though :huh:
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#5 Jay Gladwell

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 06:39 PM

Actually, the best thing to do would be to play the tape on one XL2 and recording it onto a second XL2 using the same 24p setting.

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