MEAD-MS01 vs e-films MxR Expresscard by Olly Lawer 1 year ago Which of these is more reliable The sony one costs twice as much. Currently using a Kensington Adapter and Transcend Cards (which continue to use with adapter). But sometimes the card will fail. Foota
Re: MEAD-MS01 vs e-films MxR Expresscard by Bruce Rawlings 1 year ago I use SxS for paying jobs as if there was a problem with MxR adapter and Transcend cards then it would not be fair on the client. Having said that I have used the adapter system on some of my own prod
Best SD setting by Geoff McKay 1 year ago Hello Everyone, This question has probably been dealt with a number of times, and I have read several threads that touch on the topic, however, I didn't see any that were "spot on" my issue. I recentl
P2CMS logging clips by Bruce Rawlings 1 year ago I am trying to fathom out P2CMS. I need to log P2 card clips and add memo remarks then print off sheets with all info on them - how Thanks in anticipation.
Purple Streak (possibly on sensor) by Jonathan White 1 year ago Hi, I've just noticed a purple streak on my EX-1 footage... as I stop the camera down this streak comes into sharp focus... on wider aperture shots you need to be looking for it... it doesn't change s
Re: Purple Streak (possibly on sensor) by Bruce Rawlings 1 year ago I cannot remember and cannot locate the invoice but I would guess around 800-1200. Anything seems cost 500 or so from Sony. I can suggest a good company to try as I have just had my EX1 serviced to co
Back-focus or Iris issue...? by Matt Orfalea 1 year ago my Sony EX-1 camera produces a soft out of focus image whenever I close the iris around or passed f16 the more I close the softer it gets. at 1st I thought it was a back focus prob, EXCEPT increasing
Re: Back-focus or Iris issue...? by Bruce Rawlings 1 year ago I also have a Panasonic HPX250 and use the same ND6 principle of never shooting above f4-5.6. Alan Roberts explains all in his BBC report for the HPX371 amongst others. As mentioned it is physics not
P2 Viewing by Bruce Rawlings 1 year ago Have got a bit lost trying to view P2 material shot on my HPX-250. Have downloaded P2cms and can see the clip thumbnails but cannot play clips - only have audio. The easy to use Panasonic website has
Re: P2 Viewing - solved by Bruce Rawlings 1 year ago Solved by Panasonic help desk - should have asked sooner. " If video can be seen (I mean play back) on the HPX-250, could you install "AVC Intra decoder v.1.5" for Mac and re-install the P2CMS then tr
Panasonic HPX250 or AC160A by Kingsley Foreman 2 years ago Hi guys, hoping to get a little advice from the pros :) I'm looking at getting a new camera ether a HPX250 or a AC160A I know the features are similar, and I will be recording to a Atomos Samurai. The
UDF & Fat 32 by Robin Probyn 2 years ago On the back of the long downloads Ive found with the PMW500 (a very nice camera BTW) I wonder is there alot more data in UDF than FAT.. which would make the UDF 50mbps down loads way longer the FAT fo
io express, mc 5.53 and mac os 10.6.8 by joshua schwarz 2 years ago i just updated my aja io express drivers to the latest version for mac: 10.0.1. this included a firmware uprgrade to the io express. i didn't load the io open plugin utility because it requires lion.
Getting out of demo mode by Bruce Rawlings 2 years ago Just bought Twixtor and cannot get out of demo mode. I have entered the key they gave me as instructed but no dice. Cannot contact them as only email support. As usual up against the wire. Any ideas I
Re: Getting out of demo mode by Pierre Jasmin 2 years ago Are you using FCP FCP (and a few other apps) do caching of already rendered frames across sessions, unless you change the value of a parameter you get the frame pre-rendered with an X, the solution is
Was asked for 16x9 SX... WTF? by Phil Smith 2 years ago Forgive me, I feel really stupid for asking this question, but my google efforts and other searches have turned up nothing. Perhaps I am not wording this right... I have a client who is asking me for
How does Avid handle still images? by Scott Davis 3 years ago It has been a while since I have had to heavily work in Avid. I am working on a job now with a ton of still images. Some are huge, high quality TIFF, some are low quality JPEG files. When importing a
EX1 files into FCP7 - How? by Bruce Rawlings 3 years ago Am using FCP for the first time with EX1 BPAV folders and cannot import the contents to edit. I am confused by Sony software. FCP7 on MacPro with Snow Leopard is my system.
Re: EX1 files into FCP7 - How? by Steven Gladstone 3 years ago I use file import. You have down load Sony Software. Then you will get XDCAM import. Try this link. You may have to join, but it is free. https: www.servicesplus.sel.sony.com sony-software.aspx model=
Decklink studio with PremPro nightmare by Joe Morgan 3 years ago Hi There, This is probably one of those questions that would merit a slap in the face with a wet fish - but I can't seem to get video playback from Premiere Pro CS5 over a decklink studio card in a 64
purchasing a new camera by jim marr 3 years ago Hi- I've just been given a budget of $35-40,000 to purchase a new HD video camera. I have been using a Sony PMW EX1 for the last couple of years and it's just not giving us exactly what we want. The t
First Musicvideo Submission to TV..... by Facundo Campos 3 years ago Hi there! I'm finishing editing a music video that I shot a couple of months ago and I wanted to submit it to MuchMusic up here in Canada. So, I've downloaded the specs form from the site and to be ho
Lip sync issues by Tim Young 4 years ago Offline via firewire DV PAL, Online AJA uncompressed 8-bit PAL Is this a nightmare A lot of our interview clips appear out of sync after conforming at uncompressed. Is this a known issue Tim *********
Re: Lip sync issues by Bruce Rawlings 4 years ago I have always doubted the J series of decks for sync. I cannot put my finger on it but offlining with a J3 and then onlining with a real deck has caused sync problems.
Problems with 6.5 hr video by Brian Schuster 4 years ago I've put together a project that is 6.5 hours long with 40 chapters out of one video file and a separate mp3 audio clip. When I preview it, all elements work fine then when I burn it onto a dual layer
HDCAM Tape Brands? by Josh Pappas 4 years ago I'm considering switching from Sony to Maxell HDCAM tapes to cut back on costs this year. Is there anything I should be aware of before doing this We've been using Sony for over four years with no iss
Re: HDCAM Tape Brands? by Bruce Rawlings 4 years ago Your heads are used to Sony. Maxell back in SP SX days was much more abrasive (not sure if it is now as I use only Sony) so if you end up with Maxell shaped heads then if you put in Sony or Fuji there
XDCAM - BBC & SKY usage? by James Hilton 4 years ago I have been following post in this forum for some time now, but this is my first, so here goes. Without wanting to ignite a massive argument, I am interested to know what people think of XDCAM, given
Re: XDCAM - BBC & SKY usage? by Bruce Rawlings 4 years ago I think the NanoFlash is the answer to all the restrictions being put in place by some broadcasters. You can shoot at 50mbts or 100mbts using the HD-SDI output of an EX1 3 or PMW-350. In fact you can
io HD playback stutters by Brian Cutts 4 years ago Hi, I'm having a problem with HD playback of material using a MacBook Pro where we get the occasional stutter which looks almost like a dropped frame. The setup uses the AJA io connected to the onboar
ex3 software freeze by dan jones 5 years ago Brand new Sony EX3 right out of the box. I spent maybe an hour going through the menus, setting them up. Then I white balanced, switched the lens from manual to auto, and the whole thing froze up. Swi
Re: ex3 software freeze by Don Greening 5 years ago My boss (which is actually my wife) said "Don't even entertain the idea of a repair through Sony. Take the camera back right away to the store you bought it from and ask for another EX3." The boss has
IoHD PAL Ingest to FCP by Bruce Rawlings 5 years ago I have been using the IoHD unit to playout PAL DV projects to Digibeta in SDI from a MacBookPro. I inherited the FCP project and a hard drive with the media on it. All has worked well. I now want to s
Client issue with DVD by Greg Ball 5 years ago I've posted a similar question on the FCP forum, but I thought I could really use some help in dealing with my client. I created a widescreen DVD that was shot on a Sony Ex1 Camera The client complain
Re: What should Greg do? by Bruce Rawlings 5 years ago I agree with Bob's approach. DVD should be a done thing but there always seems to be gremlin near at hand. For conferences and live public presentations we always use tape for playout. If the client i
Corporate HD Video standards by Aaron Stella 5 years ago I work for a global fortune 50 company in their communication resources department. We are currently discussing what video standards we will accept from outside agencies in regards to HD. What we are
Re: Corporate HD Video standards by Bruce Rawlings 5 years ago Keep things in your control and you can guarantee quality. Master tapes files should be supplied to you then you will be ok. It should be cheaper for you than freelance shooters having to mess about m
Removing video effect. by Bruce Rawlings 5 years ago I'm new to FCP from Avid and cannot find way of removing a cross dissolve or video effect from the video timeline - I know it must be a simple procedure, but......
Shooting Multi Cam HD by Kris Anderson 5 years ago I have a project in the works, live performance, rock and roll, 8 cameras... or thereabouts. It must be full HD (minimum) so I am looking at Viper, Red, Genesis and SR... in no particular order of pre
Re: And... by Bruce Rawlings 5 years ago The OB route is the way to go for the main concert. Put a couple of crews shooting off the wall stuff for the unpredictable. I have cut multi camera non OB shoots where crews are doing their thing and
Echo on music edit by Bruce Rawlings 5 years ago I want put some echo on the end of a music edit how do I go about this The echo is not required on the main music track - just the last second or so to help it out.
Re Linking a project by Bruce Rawlings 6 years ago Will shortly be taking over a project. I will get FCP project file and a hard drive with the material on it. Where do I go from hereto get it working will be putting project on a new Macbookpro with F
Re: Re Linking a project by Russell Lasson 6 years ago If you have the latest project file and all of the media, then you select everything in the project and select File-Reconnect Media. Then just go find the files. If you have any errors, try to find ou