Audio out of sync no matter what I try

Discussion in 'Filmmaking' started by Damien, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. Damien

    Damien Mu-43 Rookie

    Feb 9, 2013
    Here's the situation: I record video with my OM-D, I also record audio externally using a recorder which only records up to 44.1khz. The OM-D is natively 48khz, so if I try to sync the 44.1khz track to the OM-D video in Premiere, it'll sync in the first minute of the clip and slowly get more and more out of sync as it goes on.

    So I resample the audio from 44.1khz to 48khz using Audacity, import that file, sync the 48khz audio file to the video... and it still goes out of sync. Aaaargh!
    Does anyone have any advice? I've googled the hell out of this, but all anyone talks about is resampling, which I already did!
  2. justinrphillips

    justinrphillips Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 2, 2012
    Have you tried a demo copy of Plural Eyes?
  3. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

  4. Gerald

    Gerald Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 20, 2011
    Does the resampling do anything to the speed of the sound?
  5. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Yes, but it is such a small amount that it is almost impossible to tell.
  6. Sammyboy

    Sammyboy m43 Pro

    Oct 26, 2010
    Steeler Country
    I use an Olympus LS-14 recorder with my E-M5. They both sample at 48 khz.
    Here's the link for the LS-14 manual.

    LS-14 &gt Product Manuals
  7. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I have a Tascam DR100 and by default it is set to 44.1 khz but you can set it to 48 khz. It is usually just used for recording audio for CDs and webcasts. I then used it for video and forgot I had it set to 44.1 and then had issues with it not staying in sync. It was very confusing and frustrating until I figured it out.
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