- November 2, 2010 at 10:26 pm
I am editing in FCP going through an AJA IoLa to a Sony Digibeta deck.
I can’t get audio to the deck from FCP when “editing to tape”. “print to video” works fine, but I cant get the right timecode, so I can’t use that. I’ve checked ALL the FCP audio settings. Been through them with AJA tech support too.
I’ve tried different firmware upgrading/downgrading for the AJA IoLa and different drivers.
Also, scrubbing through the timeline works. Audio bars on the deck bounce, so that works fine.
Any idea why I can’t get it to edit to tape with audio?
My to try list for tomorrow:
– try a 3rd firewire cable
– reinstall FCP (already tried 2 different computers)
– “edit to tape” a single file instead of a nested timeline.
… any more ideas to try?
- November 4, 2010 at 9:16 pm
Also, is the cabling known to be good? Longshot.
My first guess is user error in enabling the deck. We have some Panny DVC Pro decks with a source button for video and one for audio, and each one can be toggled between SDI, Analog, built-in test tone, and lord knows what else. Usually, these things are “pilot error” where you thought you did a setting right, but didn’t REALLY look hard at it. I’ve done it, you have too, or you will, someday. So, check those input selectors one more time, never hurts.
- December 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm
Just for reference the solution to this problem was to nest the timeline and check “mixdown audio”. Not sure why this is required but it is.
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