b. Press the IN and ENTRY button simultaneously on the player and
recorder side of the ECU.
Both entry-in indicators should be lit without
c. Locate the desired edit out points on the player and the recorder
using either the PLAY or SEARCH dial knobs.
Engage the STILL mode after
locating the starting points.
d. Press the OUT and ENTRY button simultaneously on the player and
recorder side of the ECU. Both entry-out indicators should be lit without
NOTE: Observe both in and out indicators to ensure
that correct start and end points have been selected.
Only one out point will be accepted by the ECU.
e. Press the preview button and observe the monitors for the rehearsal
edit. If not satisfied with the edit, repeat 2a through e, or press the IN
or OUT button simultaneously with the plus (+) or minus (-) sign buttons to
adjust the start or ending points forward (+) or backwards (-).
f. Repeat step e above until satisfied, then, press the AUTO EDIT
NOTE: Remember to have at least 5 seconds of control
track before the start of each edit in point.
automatically. Record 1 minute of color bars with a 1
kHz tone, then record 10 seconds of black.
Learning Event 3:
DESCRIBE AND IDENTIFY THE ELEMENTS USED IN A MULTIPLE-SOURCE EDITING SYSTEM
You should be aware of the ON-LINE and OFF-LINE editing modes.
a. ON-LINE produces the final master copy that is used on-the-air.
b. OFF-LINE produces the preliminary tape, or workprint copy, which is
not used on the air.
2. You should also be aware of the two types of address code systems, the
pulse count system, and the Society of Motion Picture Television
Engineers/European Broadcasting Union (SMPTE/EBU) time code system.
a. The pulse count system counts the control track
translates these into elapsed time and frame numbers (fig 2-1).