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Old August 15th, 2006, 09:06 PM   #1
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XL2 24P Advanced Capture problem

Hi. I couldn't find another post like mine, after searching, so here goes.

I'm not all that familiar with FCP, and am trying to capture some footage shot with the XL2 in 16:9, 24P mode, using the 2:3:3:2 pulldown. I have around 20 clips, and some of them capture just fine. The problem is that some clips give me an error message indicating that the 2:3:3:2 cadence is broken, and that the clip can't be captured because of this. There're no timecode breaks on the tape, and I can't figure out why it would do this. Any ideas?

I'm capturing from a Sony DSR-11 deck hooked up to the Mac. FCP HD 4.5 .
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Old August 16th, 2006, 10:36 AM   #2
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Restarting FCP always fixes this for me...



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Old August 16th, 2006, 11:35 AM   #3
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I'll try that. I think I thought of it last night, but didn't actually do it. It was only 4 clips that wouldn't capture.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 08:56 PM   #4
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So, yeah, that didn't help. The clips gave me the same message, even after rebooting the computer. This was using the batch capture command. For fun, I tried the capture clip option in the log/capture window, same thing. By the way, this always happens at the very end of the clip.
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