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Old May 25th, 2007, 09:53 AM   #16
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So, just to clarify, FCP 6 can play HDV out of the timeline (or Viewer) and through either a camera or deck to a monitor and speakers hooked up? I don't need an HD card from DeckLink or AJA, along with an A,D/D,A (analog to digital, etc., converter) to view and hear HDV (converted to uncompressed HD) on my monitor?

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Old May 25th, 2007, 10:03 AM   #17
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Yes, and it's not bad, I recorded the feed from my HDV timeline straight to a DVD recorder from firewire and it looks good.
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Old May 25th, 2007, 10:08 AM   #18
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But I can run HDV from the timeline and Viewer directly from my Apple into an HDV deck or camera and out to a monitor and speakers with no problem?

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Old May 26th, 2007, 12:48 AM   #19
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Heath,

You cannot monitor an active HDV sequence as HDV to a deck or camera, but FCP 6 will output a SD DV signal back over firewire.

You can view this from camera/deck and record , but only down-sampled as DV. You will not get a monitored HDV output.
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Old May 26th, 2007, 09:18 AM   #20
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I'll take that over telling my boss to shell out $1000 or more for an HD card, etc. But I am loving the MXO from Matrox.

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