Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader

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Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 2:36 pm

On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 22:13 -0500, plutek wrote:

> during shooting. we were going to feed the studio64-xtc LTC to both the

what do you think ardour is going to do with timecode during recording?
i just want to make sure that you're not thinking you could slave to it.
you should never record while slaved to a non-sample-accurate clock
source, and LTC is absolutely not sample accurate. slaving to timecode
is useful during playback, not during recording. this is true of not
just ardour, but everything else. if you want video/audio sync during
recording, you need to use blackburst or some equivalent to provide a
single clock source to the video and audio gear. this is actually
preferable during playback too, but most people don't have the equipment
for this. as was noted earlier, with digital audio, there are
alternatives to using timecode anyway.

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Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader, plutek, (Tue Dec 19, 3:13 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader, Paul Davis, (Tue Dec 19, 2:36 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader, Robin Gareus, (Sat Dec 23, 4:12 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader, plutek, (Tue Dec 19, 2:57 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader, plutek, (Tue Dec 19, 3:57 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader, Paul Davis, (Tue Dec 19, 3:55 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] SMPTE timecode reader, plutek, (Tue Dec 19, 4:00 pm)