How many seconds before switching to slow motion

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  1. Symbollike

    Symbollike New Member

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    How many seconds does the camera record full motion before switching to slow motion?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Nettle Creek UAV

    Nettle Creek UAV Moderator

    Aug 21, 2015
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    The camera doesn't actually record in slow motion. That effect is created
    when you are editing the video.
    If you want to create slow-motion video, you have to record at a higher
    frame rate and then play it back at a slower frame rate.

    For instance, let's say that you are recording at 1920X1080 120FPS.
    When you are editing the video and select 50% playback speed,
    it will render the video at 60FPS and play back at 1/2 of the original speed.
    If you select 25% playback speed, it will render at 30 FPS and
    play back at 1/4 of the original speed.
    It still shows all the frames, it just plays them back at a slower rate.
    You could do this with a video recorded at a lower FPS but it won't
    be nearly as smooth when played back.
     
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