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Old September 26th, 2009, 04:04 PM   #1
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CIneform trouble with SONy XR500 footage

Anyone else having trouble with HDLINK conversion of the Sony footage from this camera?

I've noticed many files stop converting - don't complete are bomb out.
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Old September 26th, 2009, 11:57 PM   #2
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I'm using the lastest version of Prospect HD v 4.x and am having no problems.
I use the Sony PMB software to transfer the clips from the card to a SATA or USB hard drive, then use HD Link to batch convert the folder from the SATA HD to the RAID drive- so, not reading and writing to the same drive. I usually keep all of the parameters the same: 1920x1080 60i, etc.
I just finished converting 2+ hrs- 700+ clips- & it was quicker than realtime with no errors.
If you are using the entry level CF software (Neoscene), it may be converting your 1920 AVCHD to 1440 HDV type aspect ratio & may be contributing to your problem. I think that Neoscene is not 1920 capable.
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