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Old February 10th, 2009, 05:45 AM   #1
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SD or HD + Conversion?

Hi,

My camera (Sony HVR-A1E) shoots in DV or HDV and offers a download conversion of HDV to DV, my ultimate output after editing is SD.

If I shoot in HDV and down-convert to DV will I get a better picture than shooting in DV ?

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Old February 10th, 2009, 06:34 AM   #2
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There are AIUI many reasons to master in HDV on the A1, if you archive all your shots in tape in HDV you will always have the opportunity to re-master in HDV at a later date.

I've read that the A1 down converts the HD signal when shooting in SD rather than at the sensor.

Personally I am mastering in HDV and down converting the output as required in edit.
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