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Old August 31st, 2015, 10:37 AM   #1
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Syncing event audio without pluraleyes

I have been using pluraleyes to sync my 3 cameras together during live events. I currently plug my tascam recorder into the dj and also use a zoom on the groom. I would like to move to a wireless system like the Rodelink, but I think I would still need to rely on pluraleyes to sync between all cameras. I guess I could use timecode, but that wouldn't not be as fast as using pluraleyes. Is there any other way to do this with more than 1 camera?
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Old August 31st, 2015, 10:46 AM   #2
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I guess I could use timecode, but that wouldn't not be as fast as using pluraleyes. Is there any other way to do this with more than 1 camera?
You can set time of day on the cameras that let you (sync with your phone). You'll still have to lineup manually, but it will get you in the ballpark.

You haven't mentioned using cameras that can jam sync, so while timecode is a great way to sync, it's less so when you're trying to shoehorn it into a setup that doesn't actually do jam sync.

What is the problem with using Pluraleyes?
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Old August 31st, 2015, 11:59 AM   #3
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Pluraleyes is great. I used Edius Neo 3.5 as my NLE and Pluraleyes has chose not to update their system to work with Edius Pro 7 or 8. I like using Edius so I just stick with what works. Just thought I would ask around. Bu the way Gary, I checked out the C cup and it looks promising. Do you have any issues with the C100? I really would like to save 2500 dollars and just get the C100 oppose to the mark2.
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Old August 31st, 2015, 12:07 PM   #4
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Do you have any issues with the C100? I really would like to save 2500 dollars and just get the C100 oppose to the mark2.
I have the C100 Mark II. I sold the Mark I to get the Mark II. I didn't have any issues per se with the Mark I, but I felt that the differences were worth the money. I wanted 60p, a real EVF, and the extra stop of low-light capability.
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Old August 31st, 2015, 12:23 PM   #5
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Did you use the c cup for the c100? If so, how well did it work? Thanks
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Old August 31st, 2015, 02:13 PM   #6
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Did you use the c cup for the c100? If so, how well did it work? Thanks
DSLR to C100 mark2

Saying goodbye to my ENG camera and hello to the C100.
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Old September 1st, 2015, 09:14 AM   #7
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Re: Syncing event audio without pluraleyes

I'm a bit confused. Why won't you be able to use plural eyes? I currently use Plural Eyes 3.5 and have been for some time. Never had a problem syncing two or three different cameras (with only in camera audio) before. Is there a reason plural eyes won't work for your needs?

PS I use the RodeLink system as well.
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Old September 1st, 2015, 09:19 AM   #8
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I'm a bit confused. Why won't you be able to use plural eyes?
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I used Edius Neo 3.5 as my NLE and Pluraleyes has chose not to update their system to work with Edius Pro 7 or 8. I like using Edius so I just stick with what works.
That's the reason.
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Old September 1st, 2015, 09:22 AM   #9
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Oh well I must be blind. My bad. Thanks.
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