How To Set up Timecode On Your Sony FX9

October 25, 2022

Step-By-Step User Guide

Sony FX9 BNC timecode input. TC in setting

Step #1

First things first, grab a BNC to 3.5 TRS cable. Next, locate the Timecode Port on the right side of the camera. Make sure it is in the “TC Input” mode and then plug in your TC-1.

Deity TC-1 time code generator frame rate setting

Step #2

Really quickly, confirm your frame rate, in this case I’m using “29.97.

On your TC-1, scroll over to the frame rate section and match it to the camera.

Deity TC-1 time code generator out type setting. L-Out

Step #3

Next, scroll over to the out type section and select “L-Out.”

Sony FX9 camera menu TC / Media

Step #4

Inside of your camera’s menu, scroll down to “TC/Media” then select “Timecode.”

Sony FX9 camera menu. Timecode settings

Step #5

Inside of this menu, make sure your mode is set to “preset” your Run is set to “Free Run” and select the appropriate TC format for your frame rate.

Deity TC-1 on Sony FX9 camera

You’re Connected!

Your Sony FX9 will recognize this signal and is ready to be synced with the rest of your set!

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