Written by our friends over at Sound Devices, acclaimed manufacturer of digital recorders and field mixers.
Since it began shipping, Sound Devices has received numerous inquiries concerning audio interconnection with the RED One camera and our field mixers and recorders. We elected to bring an example of the Red camera in-house for audio testing.
Why use 30 fps Time Code when shooting at 24 fps film? 30 fps Time Code is used when transferring film to 29.97 fps video for video/workstation editing or when transferring to mag film. The following chart shows the frames that are coincident between 30 fps and 24 fps.