Does anyone use time codes for multicam (synced) shoots?

Started 3 months ago | Questions thread
AZMario Regular Member • Posts: 217
Re: Does anyone use time codes for multicam (synced) shoots?

Best I can tell the camera only has an internal time code generator with no built in option to jam sync to a master clock or use it as a master to jam other devices. If that is the case you wouldn't be able to auto sync the 2 Oly's to each other.  Looks like you only have a choice to set the time code generator to rec run or free run.

There may be some work arounds to manually sync the 2 cameras but that might be hit or miss. Don't know anything about the third camera.

If time code saves you enough time then external time code generators might be worth the several $100 usd to buy kit like the Tentacle syncs (there are other brands as well). Adding the external mic in option on the third camera should let you use it with an external time code generator as well.

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