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Christian Berger Silver badge

I wonder how that is supposed to work in the US

In the US television has the weird framerate of 30000/1001 Hz because when colour was introduced there it clashed with sound, and instead of slightly changing the audio subcarrier frequency, they changed the framerate. Therefore today all of their framerates for colour video are derived from that number. Of course seconds are still seconds, so you'll have seconds with 30 frames and seconds with 29 frames.

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