Timecode A User's Guide : A user's guide, Paperback / softback Book


Recent radical changes in timecode technology, location shooting and post-production working practices have been brought about by the fragmentation of the television programme making industry and by a dramatic increase in affordable digital transmission and editing equipment and systems. With the expansion of non-traditional television service producers (cable, satellite and video-on-demand) almost anything hoes as far as shooting and editing formats are concerned.

Timecode: A User's Guide is an indispensable reference for anyone needing to get to grips with the many aspects of timecode, whether in-house or on location. Taking into account these changes this book has now been brought completely up to date to include:* timecode and DVD, LTC & VITC in HANC packets in the serial digital TV interfaces * timecode in IEEE1395 (Firewire)* timecode and digital video cassettes* new recording formats of DVD, DV mini cassettes and D6 are included* 4:3 scanning for wide-screen films - standards updated* new material to cover new working practices* new appendices to cover the global LF time data transmissions and time data embedded in BBC transmissionsAdvice is also given on avoiding and remedying faults and errors.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 276 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Video photography
  • ISBN: 9780240515397



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