Interesting discovery re: audio at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon HDV and DV Camera Systems > Canon XL H Series HDV Camcorders

Canon XL H Series HDV Camcorders
Canon XL H1S (with SDI), Canon XL H1A (without SDI). Also XL H1.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 16th, 2006, 02:29 PM   #1
Major Player
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Monterey, California
Posts: 892
Interesting discovery re: audio

I mentioned in may last post that the audio was tinny. I had captured the H1 clips using the Down-Convert to SD mode of the Sony HVR-M10U.

For the hell of it, I decided to try re-capturing the clips in HDV. The audio is NOTICEABLY better, more similar to the XL2. I do not know why this would be, unless there is some issue with the Sony deck that hasn't been mentioned before - seems weird to me though.

This discovery causes me to rethink my approach to editing this project. I had intended to work in SD until finished, make an SD master, then recapture the clips as HDV for an HD master (which works great, by the way).

Now I will either work in HDV, or import the audio only as HDV and the picture seperately as SD - haven't decided yet - but I'll probably just continue on in HDV and give up the ability to view on an external monitor till I get a Kona or some other card... Steve Rosen
Steve Rosen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 16th, 2006, 03:10 PM   #2
Major Player
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 853
Douglas Spotted Eagle always said: "Capture HDV, and THEN downconvert your video and cross convert your audio on the COMPUTER ITSELF....don't use these hardware options for down/cross conversions to save time....you'll get better video and better audio that way"

- ShannonRawls.com
__________________
Shannon W. Rawls ~ Motion Picture Producer & huge advocate of Digital Acquisition.
Shannon Rawls is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon HDV and DV Camera Systems > Canon XL H Series HDV Camcorders

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:30 AM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network