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Video and audio out of sync from Panasonic camcorder PVGS35

Discussion in 'Laptops' started by Somnath, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. Somnath

    Somnath Guest

    I have PV-GS35 , Dell Inspirion 1501 laptop, external firewire port.
    I have installed MotionDV , DirectX from the CD provided by Panasonic.

    The problem is - When I view the video/audio recording from the
    camcorder in my PC (using MotionDV) the audio and video is in
    sync ..... everything is fine but when I capture the video and audio
    (using MotionDV which creates .avi file) and use Microsoft Media
    player to play it - the video and audio is out of sync.

    I mean the video is very slow and audio is coming way before the
    actual action happens. I mean its not just a lip sync issue - I am
    talking about a minute to 2 minute lag in 10 minute video.

    What am I doing wrong ? I haven't done any video audio editing yet on
    the movie. This is my first try to download video into PC from
    camcorder so I may be doing a silly mistake.

    How do I fix it ?

    Please help.

    Somnath, Nov 15, 2007
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  2. Somnath

    M.I.5¾ Guest

    You don't say what hardware you are using to capture the video, but this
    sounds like a resourcing issue, where your resources in the PC are incapable
    of receiving the video and audio as received. This can be a particular
    problem if the .avi file is produced using a codec that performs compression
    as you capture. Compressing video can be a very processor intensive
    M.I.5¾, Nov 16, 2007
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  3. Somnath

    BillW50 Guest

    In M.I.5¾ typed Fri, 16 Nov 2007 08:58:51 -0000:
    This is similar to what happens when I timeshift (TiVo like feature) to
    pause live TV on my desktop (HP 1.2 AMD '01 era) with my KWorld
    (KW-TVUSB506RF-PRO). Although if I record instead of timeshift,
    everything is fine. I have two Gateway MX6124 laptops ('06 era). But
    they can't use the timeshift feature as I believe because they don't
    have a full duplex sound card. When I try to timeshift, the sound is
    BillW50, Nov 27, 2007
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