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Synchronizing The Time Code - Sony PDW-510 Operation Manual

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1
RESET
button
THUMBNAIL
3
ESSENCE MARK
SUB CLIP
CLIP MENU
PRESET
REGEN
CLOCK
2 , 4
Setting the user bits
1
Set the DISPLAY switch to U-BIT.
2
Set the F-RUN/SET/R-RUN switch to SET.
The first (leftmost) digit flashes.
3
Use the SEL/SET dial to set the user bit data.
To change the value of the flashing digit, turn the dial,
and to shift to the next digit, press the dial. Repeat this
until all desired digits are set.
Hexadecimal digits A to F are displayed as follows:
Hexadecimal
Display
To reset the user bit data to 00:00:00:00
Press the RESET button.
4
Set the F-RUN/SET/R-RUN switch to F-RUN or R-
RUN, corresponding to the desired operating mode for
the time code generator.
The set user bit data will be recorded for both LTC and
VITC.
To store the user bit setting in memory
The user bit setting (apart from the real time) is
automatically retained in memory even when the power is
turned off.

5-6-4 Synchronizing the Time Code

You can synchronize the internal time code generator of
this camcorder with an external generator for the
102
5-6 Setting the Time Data
SEL/SET
S.SEL
SHIFT
F-RUN
SET
R-RUN
A
B
C
D
E
A
b
C
d
E
regeneration of an external time code. You can also
synchronize the time code generators of other camcorders/
VTRs with the internal generator of this camcorder.
Connections for time code
synchronization
Connect both the reference video signal and the external
time code as illustrated below.
Example 1: Synchronizing with an external time code
GENLOCK IN
TC IN
1) Set GENLOCK to ON on the GENLOCK page of the
MAINTENANCE menu, if GENLOCK is set to OFF.
Example 2: Interconnecting a number of camcorders
for time code synchronization
F
F
GENLOCK IN
GENLOCK IN
To another camcorder to be synchronized
1) Set GENLOCK to ON on the GENLOCK page of the
MAINTENANCE menu, if GENLOCK is set to OFF.
Procedure for time code synchronization
To synchronize the time code, proceed as follows.
1)
Reference video signal
External time code
TEST OUT
TC OUT
Reference camcorder
TC IN
1)
TC OUT
TEST OUT
1)
TC IN
TC OUT
TEST OUT

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