When using timecode to speed up the process of syncing audio clips to separately recorded video clips, there are times when you need to use consumer cameras. These cameras usually do not have a proper timecode input so you have to record the timecode to an audio track via the camera’s microphone input. In this session, we cover a few apps which will convert that audio timecode to a format your video editing app (NLE) can use to quickly sync all your video and audio clips.
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Gear and apps used to record this episode:
Tentacle Sync Studio – Included free when you buy a Tentacle Sync timecode generator
Ambient Recording NanoLockit
Tentacle Sync E
Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Full Frame Camera
Panasonic GH5 Camera
AKG C414 XLS large diaphragm condenser microphone – this is my new, main voice over microphone
Universal Audio Apollo x6 – Thunderbolt 3 audio interface used to take audio signal from the dbx286S channel strip, convert it to digital, and send to my computer for recording.
Copyright 2019 by Curtis Judd
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