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Old February 13th, 2008, 10:03 PM   #1
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hdv overwriting SD on same tape

I had like 3 minutes of SD test footage on my panasonic minidv tape, is it alright if I go back and record blank HDV and overwrite the SD part?

I'd leave about 30 seconds of buffer from the very beginning, as long as I do this do you guys think that i will have any trouble capturing footage from the tape?

Thanks in advance,

Christian
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Old February 13th, 2008, 11:20 PM   #2
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Christian,
I have just recorded straight footage on top of it no worries at all. I reckon it would only be a problem if you stop the HDV footage before you have shot over the three mins as when you capture your NLE will go a little mental.

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Old February 14th, 2008, 02:04 AM   #3
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i'll take your word for it, thanks!
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