Re: syncing 2 16mm projectors

From: db (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 13:55:24 PDT

As in Leighton's case we used dvd players from a single manufacturer.
Don't remember the brand offhand, though I do remember they cost only
$39.95 each.


On Sep 26, 2007, at 1:15 PM, Joost Rekveld wrote:

> hmm,
> interesting. I remember for this show we tried combinations of the
> players we had access to, until we found a particular combination
> of dvd's and machines which was sort of acceptable. Even then drift
> was in terms of seconds, not frames..
> no idea what the difference could be between what you did and what
> I was doing ?
> strange...
> J.
> On Sep 26, 2007, at 7:38 , db wrote:
>> I have run tech for three dance performances in town that required
>> syncing 3 dvd sources. We've done the shows about ten or 15 times
>> now and we've had no problems keeping them in sync. My biggest
>> concern was the fact that the films needed to stop & start four
>> separate times. I just stacked the three players and used a single
>> remote. The entire show runs a bit over an hour with the longest
>> continuous run between stops being about 15 minutes. Worked like a
>> charm.

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