[MacDV] Re: RS422 and Firewire

sb videovideo at mac.com
Thu Sep 29 09:45:03 PDT 2005

Yes, you can use RS422 for machine control and FW for the A/V.
Whether it's frame accurate depends upon the deck. You might have to
calibrate it.
Otherwise, it might be a frame or 3 off.

I have a DSR1800 and it's frame accurate.



On 9/29/05 5:13 AM, "Tim Selander" <selander at tkf.att.ne.jp> wrote:

> Wonder if anyone here has used the low-end DV decks that also have RS422
> (Panny AG-DV2500, the JVC counterparts, or even the Sony 1500A). I need
> to do frame accurate insert edits onto DV tape. I'm wondering if the
> RS422 will let you control the deck for edits with the audio/video
> signal going over firewire, or if you can only use RS422 when sending
> the signals over the analog jacks? I'm using Avid XPress Pro and want to
> do frame accurate inserts so need RS422, but want to keep the audio and
> video all digital.
> Thanks!
> Tim Selander
> Tokyo, Japan

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