chapter  16
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Assuming that the tape copy is to be of high quality, check that all the audio levels are OK and that the video levels are within limits. It may then be necessary to put colour bars, line-up tone and a clock on to the beginning of the programme. You’ll need your own clock but it is possible to use the colour bars used by the Avid Video Output Tool – these exist in the form of PICT files and can be imported and used as a clip provided that the correct graphic import settings are used.