Prepare a Sequence for Digital Cut to Print to Tape


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Preparing a sequence for digital cut to print to tape

To ensure the highest quality output to tape there are several things you need to do before just hitting Play and Record. While we can't cover all possible tape output options in this movie we'll discuss the basic steps to setting up a digital cut. When you record a digital cut, Media Composer plays the sequences, video and audio, pulling the media from your drives and recording it to a master tape. So there are a number of things to do to prepare yourself for a digital cut. First thing is you want to make sure your project format is set correctly.

Occasionally you'll change to a standard definition flavor of your high-definition project to get better performance. In this case I'll just go to my Format tab and switch back to my HD flavor. Additionally, you want to go to the Video Quality menu down here. And most of the time you're working in Draft Quality, which is one quarter resolution. Now it does you no good to output your tape at one quarter resolution because you...

Preparing a sequence for digital cut to print to tape
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Preparing a sequence for digital cut to print to tape provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Essential Training

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