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Lesson 2 Professional Acquisition

Lesson 2
Professional Acquisition

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Many upcoming editors have not encountered videotape, owing to the low cost and high availability of file-based recording cameras. This lesson covers why tape is encountered in a professional edit suite, some techniques for capturing and logging footage, and an audit of settings that impact the capture process. It concludes with an exploration of Avid Media Access.

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Duration: 75 minutes


GOALS

Image Understand why videotape is sometimes used in professional environments

Image Understand the benefits of videotape compared to file-based media

Image Gain awareness of popular tape formats, including the Betacam series, HD-CAM series, and DV series

Image Learn the options for connecting videotape equipment to your computer

Image Understand the differences between capturing on-the-fly and capturing from IN to OUT, and learn the technique of logging clips for the purpose of batch capture


  

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