Denecke TS-3/TS-C Timecode Slate - Rental

Rate: Daily
Model: TS-3


- Both TS-3 & TS-C Models available


Reads and displays SMPTE/EBU Time Code. Internally mounted SB-2 Syncbox Time Code Generator. Jams to all standard frame rates, including 30 df. User bits jam automatically when the time is set. The high stability crystal ensures low drift and now comes standard with the TCXO option for extreme temperature ranges. The Denecke TS-3EL backlit display is particularly useful during night shoots and on dimly lit stages. Comes with color clapper sticks.


  • Light weight - fits in a frontbox
  • Flat back for camera logs
  • TCXO Crystal
  • Sync error display
  • Auto set frame rate
  • Blinking LED jam indicator
  • Battery voltage readout
  • Sliding access door to controls and quick load battery pack
  • MODE: A: Enable / Disable Modes | B: Set value of selected modes


The Denecke TS-C is a compact full featured smart slate, capable of reading, generating and displaying SMPTE/EBU time code. Its compact size makes the TS-C ideal for documentary work, insert shots, or anywhere a big slate is too cumbersome. The TS-C jams to all standard frame rates, including 23.976 for HD. User Bits are set automatically when jammed to an external time code. In manual set mode, frame rates can be cross jammed. Auto set mode automatically jams to the same frame rate as the incoming time code. In time code reader mode, both ascending and descending time code are read.


  • Aaton serial communication via 5 pin Lemo plug
  • EL (Electro Luminescent) Backlight Display—illuminates scene, take and production section of the face plate
  • Light weight, under 2 lbs. with batteries
  • 1/3 smaller than the TS-3
  • Display intensity variable in 12 steps. Each step is precisely equal to 1/2 f-stop in exposure.
  • 16-bit Flash microprocessor produces greater accuracy and simplifies future firmware upgrades
  • Ability to auto set to incoming frame rates
  • Battery voltage and low battery warning readout
  • Re-jam without powering down
  • Sliding access door to controls and improved quick load battery pack
  • Sync error warning of differing frame rates
  • Choice of either Black & White or Color clapper sticks


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