I've filmed an arrangement with my panasonic GH4 camera (1920x1080, 24fps, 48.000 khz, 16 bit). I also used my Zoom h4n for the first time (wav, 48.000 khz, 24 bit) When I try to sync these two in final cut, it seems that the video drives out of sync. When the clips are synchronised at one point, they are about nine frames apart ten minutes later. Does anyone know why?
The sequence settings are 1920x1080, 24 fps, 48.000 khz, 16 bit. I also tried to change the sequence settings to 23,98, because I read something about it, but that didn't help.
on Nov 2, 2015 at 9:17:22 pm Last Edited By Dave LaRonde on Nov 2, 2015 at 10:50:01 pm
It sounds like you have a frame rate mismatch, and not a big one -- 24fps vs. 23.976 fps (aka 23.98). One is the frame rate for film, and one is the frame rate for film in television. I don't know about that Zoom you have, but some audio recorders can create audio clips with frame rates associated with them... and of course, the video & audio frame rates would have to match.
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