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    • joshdvx
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    Bug?: Reversed Audio Channels on mxf op1a if seqeuence was auto-sequeneced

    So here's a fun bug, I'm on an Avid MC w/Symphony 7.0.4 on Z820.

    I had a client give me a stack of 7HDCAM tapes that they needed xdcam 50 mxf op1a files made.

    I digitized them all in, and then selected each master clip individually and selected auto-sequence from the bin's fast menu.

    Great, it gave me a sequence with the correct start/end timecodes to make the files from.

    Exported the file, audio settings were correct for Direct Out, 4 tracks.

    CH1/2 Stereo L/R, CH3 Diag, CH4 SFX.

     

    But upon re-importing the MXF file, the tracks reversed, CH1 was no SFX, CH2, was now Diag, CH3 was Stereo R, and CH4 was Stereo L... wow...

    No matter how I tried exporting it kept reversing the tracks, and after testing on different avids, with different sequences, it stems from the original 'auto-sequence' that was done.  If I take those auto-sequenced files, and cut each one into a brand new sequence, and then reset the start timecode it fixes the problem and I can make the MXF files again.

    I couldn't find any other threads on this, so posting this here.

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