I want to convert MPEG IMX format material to DVCAM format material and output it at the i.LINK interface for my DV editing environment. Can I do that faster than real time?
The conversion is performed in real time. 14 Q: Hi Andrew, I read somewhere that you can use DVcam tapes in a minidv camcorder? Is this true? Right now I use a sony vx2100 and sony excellence tapes. The video I shoot is very important I never want to risk drop outs or anything that messes up my shots. Could I use DVCAM to better protect my footage? A: Hi Chris, in principle you can use DVCAM tapes, but there are a couple of things to be aware of. There are two sizes of DVCAM tape, a small size like Mini-DV and a large format. You need to make sure that you order the small size tapes, which confusingly are packed in the large format boxes. If your main concern is quality then I recommend the Sony Digital Master series of tapes as they are manufactured to extremely high standards and are arguably the best on the market currently. –Andrew Lock 15 Q: Hi Andrew, I’m constantly thinking about ways to get around the DV compression codec imposed by the tape transport system in cameras, and st