Author Topic: Telecine from 16MM film with mlv_rec using external frame advance control  (Read 2313 times)


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I want to use my 5d2 to telecine capture a collection of 8mm and 16mm movie film using ML.  Is there a way in ML nightly with mlv_rec to use the shutter half press to control video frame by frame advance of the raw recording?  Then using a remote release cable and an added in projector position switch the projector and the video could stay in sync. 

Silent photo single mode can work too however my 5d2 only seems to be ready for the next frame after about 1 second.  The projector will need to be modified to run that slow.  Also there are more resolution options in mlv_rec.



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I scan it by adjusting the frame rate in magic lantern raw.


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I'm still planning to build a rig that would do this.
Some sort of arduino frame advancer.
Then I can shoot in RAW and convert the images into a better gamma colour space.
And resize them to probably 1080p or less.