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Jan-Arden Petersen
Broadcast guideline question
on Mar 8, 2008 at 4:54:44 pm

I have another question in relation to an upcoming project. What are the guidelines for project delivery to cable and local networks. I understand audio should be in the -12 to 18db range. What about color levels and format of delivery as in color bars, slate tone, etc?

Thank you for your assistance



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Bob Zelin
Re: Broadcast guideline question
on Mar 9, 2008 at 2:55:45 am

In my opinion, it is foolish to get advice on this question, from this forum. EACH TV station, or cable station, has seperate delivery requirements. Some accept analog Beta tapes, some expect a Sony SRW HD tape delivery (like Discovery). Some require that audio be checked on the Dolby LM100 digital audio meter. Most require that you have expensive waveform monitor/vectorscopes to check your levels. General answers from this forum will not give you the SPECIFIC answers that you need for delivery requirements. You risk having your tapes rejected by a TV station unless you get the document from that station, that states exactly what they expect from you. Stations like PBS and Discovery have long delivery requirement documents.

Bob Zelin




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