Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

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Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostThu Dec 02, 2021 11:37 am

I was wondering if the USB C cable affects the performance of my Samsung T5 1TB drive? I can only record up to 45ish seconds before it drops frames and stops recording. Should i really be buying CFast 2.0cards?

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Re: Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostSat Dec 04, 2021 9:21 am

Can be. Try another cable first.
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Re: Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostSat Dec 04, 2021 10:06 am

covbaldy wrote:I was wondering if the USB C cable affects the performance of my Samsung T5 1TB drive? I can only record up to 45ish seconds before it drops frames and stops recording. Should i really be buying CFast 2.0cards?

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What video settings are you trying to rec?
Video resolution, frame rate, codec and compression.
That can help people looking into the problem
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Re: Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostSat Dec 04, 2021 12:29 pm

Also read : viewtopic.php?f=2&t=149959

It's important that SSD is used as a recording media and not a general purpose drive.
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Re: Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostSat Dec 04, 2021 5:43 pm

I use 2 Lacie SSDs, a 1T and a 2T and though they are not on the list I have never had a problem, but my SD cards fail when filming in slomo above 60FPS. Could be speed, or the cable so as someone said that is the easy test first.
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Re: Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostSat Dec 04, 2021 8:24 pm

Well, if it’s not listed anything can happen. SSDs are aging and the remapping used for cells going bad can change their performance.
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Re: Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostMon Dec 06, 2021 9:51 am

Ok thanks for the tips, i did inherit the camera from the last employee, so I'm playing catch up and learning this camera as i go. the SSD was on the approved list but i had to buy a new cable for it, i didn't realise this could be an issue.

The camera was at 50fps and was in Pro Ress at 422 which i have now changed to 25fps and Proxy setting. I'll try recording again and report back.
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Re: Camera Drops Frames. Doesn't record

PostTue Dec 07, 2021 7:58 pm

here you can see which SSD and what framerates are recommended:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=95785
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