Mixing Footage in CS4 - Please help! at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Panasonic P2HD / AVCCAM / AVCHD / DV Camera Systems > Panasonic AVCCAM Camcorders

Panasonic AVCCAM Camcorders
AVCHD for pro applications: AG-AC160, AC130 and other AVCCAM gear.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old June 4th, 2009, 06:28 AM   #1
Major Player
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Posts: 335
Mixing Footage in CS4 - Please help!

I am planning to use my 150 and DVX100 together filming events (final product a SD DVD 4:3)

I'm using Premiere CS4 (4.1) on a Core 2 Duo 2.4 PC

I'm planning to do the following:

1) Use 720/60p on the 150 (DVX - 60i (not enought light for 24p))
2) Set the 4:3 guide on the 150 LCD.

Now, I can transcode the 150 footage to DV but isnt that too much quality loss to then edit and subsequently render out again???


Transcode to DVCPro, then

Create a DV NTSC sequence in Premiere add the DVX footage and add the scaled down DVCpro sequence..


Render out to uncompressed AVI DV NTSC for use in Encore.

Reasonable or a better way?, thanks
Dan Burnap is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12th, 2009, 12:47 AM   #2
Regular Crew
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Mount Pleasant, MI
Posts: 177
I would just import the AVCHD files into a DV timeline then center crop the AVCHD footage. If you're rendering out uncompressed or straight to MPEG 2 the editing preset won't matter anyway.

I'm not a DVX expert, or even a DVX user, but wouldn't shooting in 24p be better for low light? I'm just thinking the slower shutter speeds - 1/48 as opposed to 1/60 - would give the sensors more time to collect light.
Running the Panny at 60p won't help the low light situation either.
Devin Termini is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Panasonic P2HD / AVCCAM / AVCHD / DV Camera Systems > Panasonic AVCCAM Camcorders

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:26 PM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2018 The Digital Video Information Network