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Old May 14th, 2003, 02:57 AM   #1
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field flicker?

hi,
I encountered a strange thing in one of my dv-projects. When capturing a certain sequence of dv-tape into fcp the result is a flickering move. It looks to me like a field-dominace problem, but settings in timeline or item properties take no effect.
The input is from dv-tape. When I play it directly to a pal monitor it plays smoothly.
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Old May 14th, 2003, 06:50 AM   #2
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If it only appears on the timeline and not the program monitor then I wouldn't worry. FCP does not display at full resolution and artifacts may appear. However, if the artifacts appear after recording the timeline output to tape then you may have a problem. If the artifacts persist, post complete details on your hardware, software and versions being used.
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Old May 14th, 2003, 07:05 AM   #3
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When I burn a dvd from this project, the flickering shows on tv-screen. So I think there is a problem.
details: I have been using both a G4-cube 400 mhz and a G4 dual 867. The tape was shot with a sony dv-camera. capturing took place with this camera and later on with a canon xl1s. I'm using FCP 2.0.
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Old May 14th, 2003, 07:21 AM   #4
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If the timeline is recorded to tape or displayed on a PAL monitor does it flicker? The flicker could be a result of the encoding to MPEG-2. You need to determine where the flicker is induced. Was it recorded that way, result of capture, induced by FCP etc. The different variables need to be eliminated.
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Old May 14th, 2003, 07:39 AM   #5
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I'll try these options. Let you know what comes out
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Old May 14th, 2003, 05:52 PM   #6
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I had a problem like this

Han

I may be off the mark here, but have you checked the sequence properties as well?

Try creating a new sequence and while it is blank set the SEQUENCE property field dominance to NONE. Then insert just your wobbly clip and see what result you get.

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Old May 22nd, 2003, 04:05 AM   #7
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Re: I had a problem like this

Well. that's interesting. I'd never thought of this option, but it works. The new sequence with the field dominance set to none doesn't show the flicker when I play it on a pal-monitor. I only have to try compreesing for dvd, see if it will play smooth aswell..
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