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Friends R2 or R4

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Gideon Tam, Aug 21, 2001.

  1. Gideon Tam

    Gideon Tam Auditioning

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    Hello,
    Does anyone know that if the TV series Friends on R2 or R4 DVDs suffer from the 4% speedup?
    Thanks,
    Gideon
     
  2. Hendrik

    Hendrik Supporting Actor

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    ...erm... all program material that was originally filmed at 24fps will inevitably and unavoidably 'suffer' from the c.4% 'speedup' that is inherent in the PAL 25 fps system - which is used in R2/Europe etc. (but not in R2/Japan, which is NTSC) and in R4/Australia etc. (but not in R4/South America, which - I believe but am not sure - is NTSC as well)...
    ...that said, in the past three decades a few hundred million people the world over have happily watched PAL TV without worrying about image - and sound! - speedup... just as, during that same period, several hundred million more people the world over have happily watched NTSC TV without worrying about the - equally inevitable and unavoidable - nefarious side effects resulting from that pesky '3-2 pull-down' business...
    WARNING!
    Collecting/watching DVDs reinforces
    latent anal retentive tendencies!

    . . . [​IMG] . . .
    [Edited last by Hendrik on August 21, 2001 at 12:26 PM]
     
  3. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    The R4 is probably identical and 30-40% cheaper. I always check Aussie sites first if there's something I want from the UK, and it usually ends up saving me a lot of money (shipping is nothing too)
    Jeff Kleist
     
  4. Kimmo Jaskari

    Kimmo Jaskari Screenwriter

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    But is Friends 24fps? It's made for TV so it should be 30 fps...?
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    /Kimmo
     

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