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|Subject:||Blacking a tape?|
Response to: Blacking a tape?
If you use Final cut pro 3.0., it freaks out on you. It doesn't understand how a tape can have the same timecode twice(or more)
Blacking your tapes automatically doubles the amount of wear on your recording mechanism. If you only go through 5 tapes a year, it's no big woop, but I've already gone through 10 tapes and we're only in april.
Regardless, I don't black my tapes because my cam has a "end search" option, and finds the last recorded frame. No more timecode breaks.