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by dcwar
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Drop-frame timecode and 30/1.001
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Drop-frame timecode and 30/1.001

Thankfully, if you Google "5601msc manual" the second result - from broadcastrental dot com - will give you the PDF for the 5601. This version of the manual is from 2012, and you'll definitely want to start reading on page 54 or so for the mechanics. :D I was hoping you'd discover that the PDF was f...
by dcwar
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Drop-frame timecode and 30/1.001
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Drop-frame timecode and 30/1.001

The answer OP is looking for is literally in... the original publication of the timecode standard: ANSI C98.12-1975, which can be found in the July 1975 issue of Journal of the SMPTE. From section 4.2: "Because the vertical field rate of a color signal is approximately 59.94 fields per second, strai...
by dcwar
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: TV Studio Engineering
Topic: Genlock
Replies: 6
Views: 3137

Re: Genlock

Wow, I haven’t seen the XL-H1 in a good ten+ years. For multicam field shoots, you generally want to make sure each camera is being fed identical genlock and timecode.** If you’re using field HD-SDI recorders (e.g. AJA, Sound Devices, Convergent Design), they simply convert the incoming video into a...
by dcwar
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: TV Engineering
Topic: 50Hz display in the US
Replies: 3
Views: 1665

Re: 50Hz display in the US

I've had good luck with a Vizio consumer set, which locks to almost any standard format (except PsF) on its analog inputs. Haven't gotten around to testing HDMI yet.

-Denis