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TRADE: My GTX 2080 ti for your TitanXPs or 1080ti's.
by Blase Theodore 7 months ago
Bought an ASUS Nvidia 2080 ti prematurely for my Davinci rig. (single fan blower model, best choice for multi-GPU setups.) Its brand new. No Mac support yet. Anyone want to trade up I would be interes
Measure multi-stream and simultaneous read/write speeds?
by Blase Theodore 2 years ago
I use the blackmagic to quick test disk speeds, but thats only doing a single file stream. I'd like to know what performance hits look like under multi-read and simultaneous read write scenarios. Does
Re: Measure multi-stream and simultaneous read/write speeds?
by Blase Theodore 2 years ago
Thanks Matthew. Will give Dynamo a shot. Thanks Shawn. (just looking for a free cheap tool to measure disk load, but I will keep Bright systems in mind for future.)
The 2nd GPU... it does nothing!!
by Blase Theodore 2 years ago
Aside from my display-only GPU, I have two TitanX's in a Cubix, connected to a Mac Tower. (resolve 12.5, 10.11, latest nvidia, cuda, etc..) The second X does nothing at all. Testing with simple prores
Re: The 2nd GPU... it does nothing!!
by Peter Chamberlain 2 years ago
Take the GT120 out for better performance.
Can a "Decklink SDI 4k" card be used in full duplex with an Ultrascope card?
by Blase Theodore 2 years ago
Hi guys, I'm trying to solve a hole in our 4k pipeline. I don't have a way to downsample a 4k 6g-SDI signal into an HD-SDI signal. I need an HD-SDI signal so I can feed it to my ultrascope (PCIe) and
documenting my tests: denoiser and scaled footage
by Blase Theodore 2 years ago
I often denoise 4k footage in a 2k timeline, and was concerned about getting the signal flow correct to end up with the cleanest image. So I ran some tests... (test footage was C300 Mk2) My assumption
Does Fusion do multi-camera projection mapping?
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
Googled the heck out of this, and couldn't find a good answer. I'm considering switching over to Fusion because of its Resolve connectivity, but I need to ensure a critical feature before I do: In nuk
Re: Does Fusion do multi-camera projection mapping?
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
Cool thanks Glenn. To be clear here, the objective is to combine multiple 3D tracked plates, via projection mapping. So once you build that data with syntheses or pftrack, you can create a separate sh
Anyone in NYC have a Klein-K10A or better? (looking to rent)
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
If you're willing to rent it for a day, please reach out. Thanks!
thoughts: technique for creating gate weave in Resolve
by Blase Theodore 6 years ago
I wanted to add some gate weave within resolve, and figured I'd check to see if anyone else had pulled it off. My very rough theoretical idea would be to build an AE comp of a still with gateweave app
Re: Files for gateweave Powergrade
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
Hi Pat, Sorry man, those files are long gone. Changed servers a couple years ago. But Dan explains it quite well. You should really check out his description in the thread above. Good luck! Blase
Solid system, but still no realtime for Red Dragon..
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
I still can't get Red Dragon footage to play realtime. I get 23.976 for about 2 seconds, then it drops to 21. Mac Pro Tower 5,1. Upgraded processors 3.33x12 Titan as gui (not enabled for processing) D
Re: Solid system, but still no realtime for Red Dragon..
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
Ok thanks Rohit!
"Use Display GPU for compute" option
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
I've always kept this option disabled for a good reason, but its been so long that I don't remember why. A davinci support guy just told me to enable it. So its possible my concern is dated. I've got
Re: "Use Display GPU for compute" option
by Blase Theodore 3 years ago
Yup thats the answer. Thanks JP!
difference between 1.85:1 and 1.89:1 aspect ratios as a deliverable
by Blase Theodore 4 years ago
Does anyone have a concise history or explanation for the difference between 1.85:1 and 1.89:1 All of our flat 2k 4k deliverables are at 1.85. However camera formats tend to lean to 1.89. My best gues
Re: difference between 1.85:1 and 1.89:1 aspect ratios as a deliverable
by Blase Theodore 4 years ago
Thanks for the input guys. I would like to know the actual reason though. I mean the majority of camera sensors are built for 1.89. And all 2k 4k projectors are natively 1.89. Which means that we unne
Logickeyboard R10
by Sascha Haber 5 years ago
http: www.logickeyboard.com shop blackmagic-davinci-resolve-3175p.html Just in time for the new Mac Pro :) A slice of color... Resolve 10.1.0.021 Colorist VFX Aerial footage nerd http: vimeo.com sasch
Re: Logickeyboard R10
by Toby Tomkins 5 years ago
If BMD keep changing the shortcuts this will be out of date by the next update -;
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RAID 50 loses half the expected speed?
by Blase Theodore 5 years ago
pertinent info first . HARDWARE SETUP: 24 WD RE3 enterprise SATA 3Gb s drives ATTO R380 in x8 slot (3Gb SAS) dual xtore 12bay JBOD expander units (3Gb SAS) each xtore feeds a single SAS connection to
Re: RAID 50 loses half the expected speed?
by Blase Theodore 5 years ago
Yes exactly.
GTX 580 extreme 3Gb - flashed OSX - best offer
by Blase Theodore 6 years ago
This is the Extreme overclocked edition. Boots native osx. Works perfectly. Bets offer takes it.
Bug with timecode of FCP7 subclips - and solution
by Robert Arnold 6 years ago
I just ran across a problem - and solution - that I thought I'd share. I prepped a FCP7 sequence, exported an XML, imported into Resolve, and discovered that many of my scenes referred to the wrong pa
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Re: Bug with timecode of FCP7 subclips - and solution
by aemilia scott 5 years ago
God bless you, sir, and the work that you do. I had this problem for hours last night, and was about to quit filmmaking and move to the forrest when I found your post. Thank you!
documentation: how to collapse multi-clips (multiclips) in premiere pro CS6
by Blase Theodore 6 years ago
After googling the hell out of this topic, I could not find a particularly good answer for how to collapse a multiclip. In Cs6, its not an option. (Though should be in next version.) To collapse a mul
Re: documentation: how to collapse multi-clips (multiclips) in premiere pro CS6
by Kevin Monahan 6 years ago
Nice technique for CS6. You can flatten a multi-camera sequence much more easily in Premiere Pro Next, coming out soon. Just right click and choose Multicamera Flatten. See this in action around 7:10
What OFX plug ins for DaVinci 10 will you get?
by Marcus Herrick 6 years ago
Now that we know v10 will support OFX plug-ins. What is on your shopping list to use with Resolve. My list currently is: Neat Video: By far my favourite de-grainer, which is also CUDA accelerated. htt
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Re: What OFX plug ins for DaVinci 10 will you get?
by jake blackstone 6 years ago
As far as I remember, there are specific OFX versions of Sapphire for Baselight, Scratch, FimMaster, Smoke etc. Obviously OFX version are much more expensive, than the ones for AE:-) Scratch's integra
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DaVinci Resolve 10
by Peter Chamberlain 6 years ago
We are pleased to announce DaVinci Resolve 10. For those of you unable to visit us at the south hall of NAB here is a list of new features. This is a no charge upgrade for existing customers and will
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UPDATE= LAME ! Re: DaVinci Resolve 10
by John Burkhart 6 years ago
Ok these little upgrades are nice and all, but here we are on version 10 and still no Facebook support WTF!! I mean how can you call yourself "professional" software without deep social media hooks! I
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Resolve 10 features
by Laco Gaal 6 years ago
Before I get to other Ultra HD products, we have a major update to DaVinci Resolve this year with the new DaVinci Resolve 10. Of course DaVinci Resolve already handles 4K and Ultra HD resolutions! We
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Re: Resolve 10 features
by Boris Tivchev 6 years ago
Excellent! Can't wait!
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Pre NAB
by Margus Voll 6 years ago
Look here: http: liftgammagain.com forum index.php threads wait-whaaaaah.1138 #post-6113 -- Margus http: iconstudios.eu https: vimeo.com iconstudioseu videos DaVinci 9, OSX 10.7.4 MacPro 5.1 2x2,93 24
Re: Pre NAB
by Joseph Owens 6 years ago
Joakim Ziegler "lots of people would be willing to pay extra for some more DCP-oriented output. I don't think they need full DCP authoring in Resolve," I have some money tied up in DCP authoring alre
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Blase Theodore liked this 6 years ago
"Idea" for resolve as a full compositor.
by Joseph Mastantuono 6 years ago
There are probably engineering reasons why this hasn't been done, but I'd love to know why... I know I can add an outside matte inside a clip, but I was wondering why there wasn't an option to just ou
Re: "Idea" for resolve as a full compositor.
by Juan Salvo 6 years ago
Already there. https: vimeo.com 49029693 Not a full "compositor" but enough to do lots of handy things. Colorist Online Editor Post Super VFX Artist BD Author http: JuanSalvo.com
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a way to find multi-clips on a timeline?
by Blase Theodore 7 years ago
Does anyone know of a way to find multi-clips on a timeline (Other than just clicking on them individually ) Thanks!
Re: a way to find multi-clips on a timeline?
by Blase Theodore 7 years ago
Ok thanks anyway guys. (You can't do a find for them, I tried. FCP appends "_sync" to the filename, but it doesn't see it in search results.) The problem is that multi-clip timecode gets screwy when e
anyone switched to mountain lion?
by Blase Theodore 7 years ago
Curious if anyone has switched over. Happy with the Resolve performance of Lion, but its been my least favorite OS to date. (Somewhat regret bumping up from SnowLeopard.) If you've moved to Mountain L
Re: anyone switched to mountain lion?
by Sascha Haber 7 years ago
I'm not running semi pro apps :) Just Scratch and Smoke and they are loving it too. A slice of color... DaVinci 9b3 OSX 10.8 MacPro 5.1 2x2,4 24GB RAID0 8TB GTX 470 Quadro 4000 Extreme 3D+ Colorist Ae
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resolve 9. how to disable video output?
by Blase Theodore 7 years ago
I frequently use resolve with other applications that use the decklink card. While other apps release the card when they're done, Resolve holds onto it at all times. In v8, I solved this by switching
Re: resolve 9. how to disable video output?
by Boris Tivchev 7 years ago
What i find to work just as well is going to file capture. It doesn't work in Color or Delivery.
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Actual Benchmarks on GTX 680's in Resolve?
by Jeremiah Belt 7 years ago
About to finally pull the trigger and build a new Windows workstation for Resolve. Before I go scrape the Internet of it's leftover new GTX 580's with 3GBs of RAM, I would like to see if anyone has so
Re: Actual Benchmarks on GTX 680's in Resolve?
by David Pirinelli 7 years ago
So we have GTX680 drivers for OSX. They are in 10.8 DP4 and we even have a way to move them from MBP 2012 install into Mac Pro and have some basic 680 functionality in 10.7.4. I am in talks with a Hol
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Blase Theodore liked this 7 years ago
Bravo
by Ronen Pestes 7 years ago
Congratulations to Grant and all the Da-vinci and Blackmagic Design team. Black magic is the new Apple :) Amazing line of software and hardware at NAB. Ronen Pestes Edit.Color.Post http: www.ronenpest
Re: Bravo
by Ryan Holmes 7 years ago
Shouldn't Blackmagic be "the old Apple " Cause I'm not sure I really like the "new Apple." Or maybe BM could be the new old Apple! ;-) Ryan Holmes www.ryanholmes.me vimeo.com ryanholmes
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wanted: programmer for osx app knowledgeable in FFmpeg
by Blase Theodore 7 years ago
Hoping this is the right place for this. Apologies otherwise. I have a small and simple program I'm trying to write. If you can code in applescript or cocoa carbon, and you are knowledgeable in basic
Re: wanted: programmer for osx app knowledgeable in FFmpeg
by Blase Theodore 7 years ago
blasetheodore a yahoo com
merging video/audio link'd clips to a single quicktime..
by Blase Theodore 7 years ago
I have a stringout of RED dailies. On V1, A1, A2 are the original red camera files. On V2 only is the graded prores Dailies with no audio. I know I can link them one by one to get multiclips or link'd
Re: merging video/audio link'd clips to a single quicktime..
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
If all's in sync with the proves and the audio files, turn off the green light on the V1 track on the far left of the timeline window to exclude the ProRes files, and export. Jerry Apple Certified Tra
Show track v1 when a clip is on v2
by Robin Erard 8 years ago
Hello, I'm working for a splitscreen music video. Is there a way to show a clip on track v1 when there is a clip on track v2 (or v3...) Until now, I go to conform and active and desactive tracks. Is t
Re: Show track v1 when a clip is on v2
by Vladimir Kucherov 8 years ago
If unmix doesn't work for whatever reason, here's a hack idea: On clips you'd like to mute, create an new unconnected mode. Hook it up to the source image. Add an alpha output, and connect the node to
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Ultrascopes: consolidated feature request from Davinci forum
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
Here is a consolidated list of features Colorists would love to see in Ultrascopes. Please see the Davinci forum for the context these were requested in. http: forums.creativecow.net thread 277 3586#3
understanding limitations of CUBIX expansion?
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
I'm still trying to wrap my head around how using PCI expension chassis are possible. (I'll use a 2010 Mac Pro 8 core for this example...) So my mac has 2 PCIe16x slots and two 8x slots. Therefore it
Re: actual numbers
by Anders Rydmell 9 years ago
Hi! I think you have mixed Gb s (gigabits sec) with GB s (gigabytes sec) for the PCI Express bandwidth. One PCI Express Gen2 x16 lane slot has 8 GB s of bandwidth. That is equal to 64 Gb s. See http:
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R.I.P Rocketraid 4322
by James Brill 9 years ago
So I hope this is the correct forum but here it goes. I recently built a SAS raid and chose the RR 4322. I installed Snow Leopard as well, both kind of a kind of christmas gift to myself. So all is we
Re: Curse you Rocketraid 4322!
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
Thanks John, On your advice, I newegg'd the ATTO R380 card to replace the RRaid, which I plan to beat with an aluminum bat. Much appreciated! -Blase
copy/paste character attributes
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
I have about 50 comps, each with several text layers.. I'd like to copy and paste new character attributes to all of them, but don't know how I'd do that. Anyone know of a way
Re: copy/paste character attributes
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
Cool thanks!
switching wave between davinci and color
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
It seems that Davinci is tying up the wave, and Color can't access it anymore. Anyone know a way to be able to switch between apps, without having to launch davinci, uncheck wave support, and close
Re: switching wave between davinci and color
by Joseph Mastantuono 9 years ago
Just go into Activity Monitor and quit the TangentPanelDaemon process. Color will then see the panel. You will have to re-boot to get the Panel to work in DaVinci again, but usually I don't have to sw
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modifying frame rate metadata
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
I have a sequence comprised of 29.97 FPS material consolidated down to clips with 60f handles. I have color graded those clips in Davinci Resolve, and rendered out identical MXF clips (including metad
Re: modifying frame rate metadata
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
Thanks Michael.
compressor smart enough to not recompress?
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
Does anyone know if compressor is smart enough to know not to recompress material that doesn't need to be recompressed If I export a timeline of prores mat'l using FCP to QT, with the same as sequence
Re: compressor smart enough to not recompress?
by Jeremy Garchow 9 years ago
Compressor will always recompress. Exporting a fully rendered ProRes timeline as a self-contained QT movie will not recompress, but rather consolidate. Don't use QT conversion.
Unfolding and flipping a brochure?
by Corbin Gross 11 years ago
Here's what I'd like to do: Unfold a an 8 section accordion folded brochure over about a second. Then pan down the brochure (about 13x36" in real live), flip it and fold it back up. I have the origina
Re: Unfolding and flipping a brochure?
by Blase Theodore 9 years ago
I had to deal with something like this. Search for a free IK plugin called DUik. It allows you to turn it into a bone structure. Otherwise you could parent everything, and set an expression where the
Ki Pro in 24p
by Blase Theodore 10 years ago
I'm using a Ki Pro for the first time and I'm feeding it a 24p signal which its reading as a 30i signal and recording as 30psf I guess this is the old workaround where we record 24p to a 60i codec Or
Re: Ki Pro in 24p
by Hector Silva 10 years ago
I had that problem as well. The camera was set to record 1080psf23.98, but the SDI output only does 29.97, so that's what the Ki Pro saw. I verified to make sure it wasn't the Ki Pro's fault by sendin
Preview & monitor show me low-res video when it's HD
by Marc Brown 11 years ago
Is this something I should be worried about I've imported a HD file (as well as an AE project which is also HD), and while AE shows me the proper high resolution of the image, Encore's image is low-de
Re: Preview & monitor show me low-res video when it's HD
by Blase Theodore 10 years ago
I'm seeing the same problem. 1080p footage is imported correctly but viewed at low resolution in both the monitor and preview window. Is this just a preview issue, or is this how my blu-ray disks will
dealing with gamma across TV and computer
by Blase Theodore 10 years ago
My workflow for DVD authoring has always been picture approval on external monitor, M2V via compressor, DVDSP. The resulting DVD's look right on both TV's and computer monitors set to gamma 2.2. My cl
Re: (email notification)
by Blase Theodore 10 years ago
LOL ok well thanks for the replies guys. Blase Theodore When I don't understand something in Color, I have faith that everything in life happens for a reason. Then I trash preferences.
feature length cut from nested sequences
by Blase Theodore 10 years ago
I'm trying to media manage a feature which was edited entirely from nested sequences. Which means it won't trim down the unused media. I know I can use the command-drag to create a trimmed clip, but t
Re: feature length cut from nested sequences
by Blase Theodore 10 years ago
Unnesting 1000 sequences one by one is not a practical solution. I'm looking for a way to unnest trim all of them at the same time. Blase Theodore When I don't understand something in Color, I have fa
Motion attributes -> deinterlace Bug. A SOLUTION !
by Saul Budd 11 years ago
A lot of you will already be familiar with the Color 1.0.2 bug whereby if you have certain motion attributes on your interlaced or PsF clips in FCP (e.g. scale, rotation, aspect ratio) then your foota
Re: Motion attributes -> deinterlace Bug. A SOLUTION !
by Saul Budd 11 years ago
I've just had a "D'oh!" moment ... why mess around with reconforms, or manipulating files in finder, to do something which Color is perfectly capable of doing on its own, how about ... - Prep sequence
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playing variable framerate codecs through Deck Control..
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
When dealing with non-pro codec QT's (h264, divx, etc..), the BM Deck Control app plays them back in the viewer, but not through the decklink (HD extreme). I suspect this is because these are variable
need actionscript/flash developers (small project)
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
Hey man, I want to make a very simple "instant quote" popup on my flash site. And I mean simple. Basically: Input 1: Dropdown (HD, Film) Input 2: "length in minutes" (numeric value) ------------------
Re: need actionscript/flash developers (small project)
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
Done. Thanks.
uncompressed 10-bit rendered in fcp6 won't read in fcp5
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
I rendered out some sequences in fcp6, via uncompressed 10-bit 1080i, (the built in codec, not the decklink). My client is reading this on a fcp5 system, and can't open the files. Is there an actual a
Re: uncompressed 10-bit rendered in fcp6 won't read in fcp5
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
Blase Theodore " Is there an actual apple uncompressed codec " Yes. Blase Theodore "Did it change from v5 to v6 " Probably. Blase Theodore "Can you download it somewhere " No. Any chance that you are
Compositing linear fire over log footage...
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
I'm working with log dpx footage from film scan, and I'm compositing some footage of fire over the top. The fire footage is linear, so it doesn't have the range in the highlights that the log footage
Re: Compositing linear fire over log footage...
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
Wow, thanks for your very coherent answer :) That's exactly what I needed to know.
Import 3dsmax Camera ?
by Bernhard Rieder 11 years ago
Hello friends ! Is it possible to import a 3dsmax camera And if so, how Thx, Bernhard
Re: Import 3dsmax Camera ?
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
Yes. Do a google to brush up, but you'll be rendering in max with .RTF RF , something like that. It has embedded camera data which AE knows how to read. Sorry for the rusty explanation, but it works,
script or automator to create file alias?
by Blase Theodore 11 years ago
I need to create an automator action or a script that does the following: I have a list of folders 01 02 03... Each with a list of contents 01: file1.dpx file2.dpx... Part 1. I need to make an alias i
Re: script or automator to create file alias?
by Emilien ghogo 10 years ago
Hello, I need to do exactly the same thing as you. Did you manage to do it cheers Emilien
Boot Cache update???
by Matt Doe 12 years ago
I noticed after upgrading to 10.5.1 that every time I shutdown my machine I get a message saying something about updating the boot cache. Is this a normal message for 10.5.1, something new they added
Re: Boot Cache update???
by Blase Theodore 12 years ago
Do you have a decklink card
media manager creates a single clip for multiple cuts?
by Blase Theodore 12 years ago
I'm using media manager to create a copy of just what's on the timeline. However, whenever there's more than a single reference to a media file, it just creates a new version of that file trimmed to t
Re: media manager creates a single clip for multiple cuts?
by Blase Theodore 12 years ago
Thanks Lee!
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