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Old July 30th, 2003, 04:01 PM   #1
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dupe a DV tape w/ FW and match timecode?

Hi. I need to backup some DV tapes. I am hoping to be able to use them for batch capturing when I res-up my project (FCP), so I'd like the timecode to match on the two tapes. Is there any way to do this with consumer equip? Either Sony DV cams or Panasonic AG-DV1000?

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Old July 30th, 2003, 04:23 PM   #2
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If you capture the clip and then export it to a blank tape you should
at least maintain the timecode.
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Old August 5th, 2003, 06:12 PM   #3
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I copy from DSR 11 to DSR 11 all the time. I believe PD 150 and 250 can also do this. Just set TC to external on your record machine. We set all cameras & recorders to DF. Makes perfect 1 to 1 identical copies via Firewire. I backup all tapes we shoot this way. Your work is too valuable to risk.

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Old August 5th, 2003, 09:44 PM   #4
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Consumer cameras don't have external TC controls. Pro decks and some prosumer camers do allow TC to be locked.
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