Clip Naming Convention

When you record a clip, the camera creates a unique name for the clip folder that uses the format described in the table below:

NAME

Description

EXAMPLE

Camera Letter

Menu > Media > Format Media > Cam ID

A

Reel Number

Menu > Media > Format Media > Reel ID

004

Clip Number

The clip number increments by 1

C001

Month

Month that the clip is recorded

12

Day

Day that the clip is recorded

23

Two Characters

Two random alphanumeric characters generated by the camera to prevent any possibility of duplicate names being created

6M

RDC

Clip folder extension

RDC

For example, a sequence of clip folders within a media folder on Camera A may look like this:

  • A001_C001_05026M.RDC
  • A001_C002_0502CE.RDC
  • A001_C003_0502R5.RDC

Metadata

The following metadata is recorded for each frame of each clip:

  • 3D Offset
  • Accelerometer
  • Data Audio
  • Configuration Camera Name, Network, Model, Model ID, Pin
  • Clip
  • Copyright
  • Date and GMT
  • Director Name
  • Directory of Photography Name
  • Dropped Frame Count
  • Filename
  • Firmware Version
  • Frame Guides
  • Genlock Setting
  • Gyro Data
  • HDR Mode
  • Jamsync Setting
  • Lens and Shutter Speed/Angle Parameters
  • Lens Name, Brand, ID, Near Focus, Far Focus
  • Linked Camera Setup
  • Location
  • LTC User Bits (three 32-bit word reg-dump from ISP)
  • Luma Curve
  • Media Serial Number
  • Production Name
  • REDCODE®
  • Reel
  • RGB Curves
  • S4i Dynamic Data
  • S4i Static Data
  • Scene
  • Sensor ID, Name
  • Sensor OLPF Name, OLPF Interchangeable
  • Shadow Control
  • Stereo Setup
  • Take
  • Timecode
  • Unit

Media Capacity Remaining Status

The Viewfinder output(s) display the remaining media capacity in the Media indicator:

  • Green: 11% or more
  • Yellow: 6% to 10
  • Red: 5% or less

NOTE: When media is full, the Media Indicator LED on the media module flashes red.

RED DSMC Media Operation Guide
955-0047, REV-BA
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