Tentacle Sync Es wont jam with Mix Pre 3 mk ii at 29.97nd nor 29.97df

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I cannot get my Sync E’s to jam with Mixpre 3 mk II which I am using as my master clock. I can get all frame rates of 23.98, 24, 25, 30, 30df to work without any problems. I have switched out cables to ensure not a bad cable, but regardless of what I do, I cannot get the Sync E’s to jam when the timecode is set to 29.97 either DF or ND. Sync E firmware is 2.00 and Mixpre3 mk II firmware is 5.01 (all latest versions available).

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No, could not get the Sync E’s to ever take the TC from Mixpre3 at those frame rates, however, I came up with a work around. I jammed the two Sync E’s together using the iPhone app, then I set the TC mode on the Mixpre3 to Free Run mode, then jammed the TC generator of the Mixpre 3 off the tentacle sync E via the Aux/Mix port. Works like a charm. Just a bit more work to set up the menu on the Mix Pre 3 that way. I will likely save it as a preset.

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