Slow Motion question at

Go Back   DV Info Net > Most Recent Additions... > Sony 4K Ultra HD Handhelds

Sony 4K Ultra HD Handhelds
Pro and consumer versions including PXW-Z150, PXW-Z100, PXW-X70 / FDR-AX100

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old February 16th, 2016, 10:20 PM   #1
Regular Crew
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Kerala, India
Posts: 89
Slow Motion question

Hi all,

The X70 can shoot 1080 50p @ 50fps in S@Q mode (XAVC L 50mbps)

If I put the clip in a 25p timeline, how the clip works?

Will it be 100fps smooth slow motion without judder?

Rajiv Attingal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 17th, 2016, 12:22 AM   #2
Regular Crew
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Lincoln, UK
Posts: 99
Re: Slow Motion question

This is for FCPX, I would assume AVID & Premiere are the same, but don't know for sure...........

The fastest frame rate the PAL X70 can shoot is 50fps - it will never be 100fps. Dependant on your situation, I would suggest not to bother with the S&Q modes & just shoot at 50fps all the time.

If you put the footage into a 25p timeline, it will play at normal speed, however you can slow it down in the timeline to 50% and it will still appear to be smooth - any slower than 50% & you will begin to see juddering.

If you really want the absolute slowest slow-mo possible out of the X70 without judder, you could set the camera to film in NTSC 60p & then drop it onto a 24p timeline - that will give you a smooth 40% slow-mo.

Hope that helps!!
Paul Hardy 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...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

Omega Broadcast
(512) 251-7778
Austin, TX

(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

(800) 238-8480
Glendale, CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

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 > Most Recent Additions... > Sony 4K Ultra HD Handhelds

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:36 PM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2015 The Digital Video Information Network