Re: [Frameworks] Hi-8 equipment

From: Steven Gladstone <>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 18:51:38 -0500

On 12/9/11 6:22 PM, Flick Harrison wrote:
> You can also use a Digital-8 (D8) camera to do this. It will should play
> back Hi 8 tapes and send them through firewire in the same format as DV;
> i.e. DV NTSC 720x480 29.97fps 48KHz sound. Probably easier than running
> a Hi8 cam through a DV cam.
> Make sure you set the sound to 48 khz, i think 32khz is the other option
> which can cause hiccups in video timelines.

Ugghh 32 khz, also known as 12 bit. Because the cam manufacturers
wanted you to be able to over dub in the camera. Nothing but headaches
and out of sync woes.

16bit, 48Khz for sound in DV cameras.

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