Choose whether to record time codes giving the hour, minute, second, and frame number for each frame when shooting movies. Time codes are available only with movies recorded in MOV format. Before proceeding, select Time zone and date in the setup menu and confirm that the clock is set correctly.

Option Description
Record timecodes
  • On: Time codes are recorded and appear in the display.
  • On (with HDMI output): Time codes will be included with footage saved to Atomos SHOGUN, NINJA, or SUMO-series Monitor recorders connected via an HDMI cable.
  • Off: Time codes are not recorded.
Count-up method
  • Record run: Time codes are incremented only while recording is in progress.
  • Free run: Time codes are incremented continuously, including while the camera is off.
Timecode origin
  • Reset: Reset the time code to 00:00:00.00.
  • Enter manually: Enter the hour, minute, second, and frame number manually.
  • Current time: Set the time code to the current time as provided by the camera clock.
Drop frame Select On to compensate for discrepancies between the frame count and the actual recording time at frame rates of 30 and 60 fps.

HDMI Devices

Selecting On (with HDMI output) for Record timecodes may disrupt footage output to HDMI devices.