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HD-SDI field recorders supporting a variety of codecs.

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Old December 24th, 2011, 04:23 PM   #1
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Atomos Pull-Down

Can someone give me a simple explanation 3:2 & 2:2 'pull down'? I live in NTSC land, and I have a Sony HXR-NX5U camera which has recording formats including, but not limited to: 1080/60i, 1080/30p, 1080/24p, & 720/60p. The Bit-rate for these 'formats' is 24/Mbps, the highest available from the camera. The manual says, "The Samurai can detect and remove the pull-down, ...". Which 'recording format' is correct? I'm very confused.

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Old December 24th, 2011, 04:50 PM   #2
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My understanding is that the Samurai, unlike the Ninja, will record the "true" progressive format out of the HD-SDI connection regardless of whether it is 24/30 over 60i or not. The Ninja records the interlaced version with the progressive pattern requiring pull down for native progressive editing.
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