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Brent Marginet

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May 5th 2017
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Generated audio tone -6dB, Adobe website says -12dB, client asking for -20dBFS (Confused!)
by Andrew Jehan 5 months ago
According to this Adobe help page https: helpx.adobe.com ca premiere-pro using creating-special-clips-synthetics.html on generating bars and tone, the "default level of the 1-kHz tone is -12 dB refere
Re: Generated audio tone -6dB, Adobe website says -12dB, client asking for -20dBFS (Confused!)
by Brent Marginet 5 months ago
1 - Premier is likely generating -12dbFS tone but your seeing -6dbFS on your meters because the left and right tones are being combined to mono. Check your mixer pan settings for the tone. Combining t
Clip name burn-in
by ido shor 9 months ago
HEYA been searching for the clip name burn in option on the Data Burn-In workspace window and I can't i find it. meaning, I want the name I gave the specific clip to appear in the burn in. I am pretty
Re: Clip name burn-in
by Brent Marginet 9 months ago
I kinda thought that was the kind of timeline you were working with but all is not lost. This is the kind of thing that I do, that is helping workflows. I really didn t spend much time on it as I ve u
Full Screen Playback MC 8.5.3
by Chip Hess 9 months ago
Attempting to set up second computer monitor for full screen. Opened window, set it up on correct monitor. But when I hit the key combination, nada. Is there a step I am missing ...
Re: Full Screen Playback MC 8.5.3
by Brent Marginet 9 months ago
Even if your hardware is not connected but is still in your machine with the drivers installed full screen playback will not work. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or P
Relinking Linked Media that was moved from one drive to another
by Joshua King Ortiz 9 months ago
Hello, I have some media that was moved from one drive to another and I've tried just about every setting in the (Venus has to align with Saturn in order for something to) Relink window...but the Reli
Re: Relinking Linked Media that was moved from one drive to another
by Brent Marginet 9 months ago
Is this AMA Linked Media or Avid MXF Media. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then maybe add two more.
Dell Monitors will Mirror but not Extend via Daisy Chain / MST?
by Josh Logan 9 months ago
Hi Amazing Community! I've got two Dell P2715Q's and I'm trying to get them to daisy-chain, but I can only get them to MIRROR, not EXTEND my desktop. I'm running a 2019 MacBook Pro - going OUT TB3 to
Re: Dell Monitors will Mirror but not Extend via Daisy Chain / MST?
by Brent Marginet 9 months ago
It s also possible that the OWC Dock doesn t support this dual monitor configuration so get in touch with OWC and see what they say. The solution would be to run one monitor off the Dock DP Port and t
Colour change inside and outside Resolve pre-grade
by Ken Evans 10 months ago
I'm just delving into using Resolve to grade some clips, I've used it before but years back so I'm learning the new interface and features. However on loading in the clips (chot with an Ursa G2) I spo
Re: Colour change inside and outside Resolve pre-grade
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
This is not really all that out of the ordinary. Every piece of software uses it own proprietary code for the viewers. The viewers are essentially proxy views of the media so how each type of differen
Upgrade procedure?
by Nick Griffin 10 months ago
Yes. I really should already know this, but I think it's changed from the old days. I am running version 2019.80 and ready to upgrade to 2019.11 as part of the renewal of my annual support contract. D
Re: Upgrade procedure?
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
I m guessing that you mean the .dmg file, if so your on a Mac. It s always recommended that you uninstall before unpgeading. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Project
What do DaVinci Editors use in place of PhotoShop?
by Rhys Ludlow 10 months ago
OK . I'll admit it...I'm cheap! I have the full Adobe package on one computer but on another, I have the single premiere app and I'm using an old version of PhotoShop 6 .0 (which I paid for once - alm
Re: What do DaVinci Editors use in place of PhotoShop?
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
There s a very good chance that PhotoShop 6 will not even install on the new OS and if it does it may not even run. Anyway all the guys I know still use PhotoShop. If you re on a Mac Pixelmator Pro is
Missing Premiere Project file and its' Auto Save files
by Joanne Brak 10 months ago
I was working on an older Mac OS 10.9.5, Premiere CC 2015.4 but recently moved to a more current PC with latest Premiere versions etc. I had backed up only my Premiere Project files to a drive, by cop
Re: Missing Premiere Project file and its' Auto Save files
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
Try installing the EasyFind app from the Apple Store, it s free. It has quite a few options for searching. It will let you search packages and invisibles so hopefully it can find this project or somet
Audio Source Name metadata / tc burn
by Ken Filewych 10 months ago
Hello, Is there a way when syncing video to dual system sound to retain the source audio file name. The minute I sync the files the audio clip name is changed to the video name and I can't seem to do
Re: Audio Source Name metadata / tc burn
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
Yeah it's pretty cool. The % can also be used in the "Custom Name" box in the Delivery Widow so that you can attach custom names to each and every clip that are dynamic, "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If yo
Is this an OK way to handle colour correction
by Terence Christopher 10 months ago
I had some assembled videos that I needed to work on with colour correction etc. As the needed changes varied at different places. I decided to separate the segments by cuts so that the corrections we
Re: Is this an OK way to handle colour correction
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
Go to the Media Pool Window and select your clip in the Media Browser (don't add it into the Media Pool). Now right click on it and choose "Scene Cut Detection" and from there you can set certain para
Manual equivalent of "Auto Sync Audio"?
by Jeff Kirkland 10 months ago
Hi All, Is there a way to manually do what "auto sync audio" does i.e. append or replace the clip's embedded audio track. I have a bin with about 80 clips and 12 of those won't sync even though I can
Re: Manual equivalent of "Auto Sync Audio"?
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
I ran into the same thing with some clips in Resolve and found that they would sync if I didn t batch select them. Now in the manual it explains how to manually sync if you need to. Make sure the Audi
Need new video card
by Harry Bromley-Davenport 11 months ago
Hi, About 4 years ago I bought an Nvidia GTX 980ti flashed card (6GB VRAM) from MACVIDCARDS. That card has now apparently died. MVC has disappeared off the map. I'm running a MacPro 4,1 converted to a
Re: Need new video card
by Brent Marginet 11 months ago
The price is right for the RX-580 but your GTX-980Ti had better performance. If you want better transcode speeds than the 980Ti you will need to go up to the Vega 56 or 64. One thing I didn t mention
Recover files from Dead Edit drive
by Jim Watt 12 months ago
I'm editing a 1 hr program using as my main edit drive an 8 TB Thunderbolt G-Raid. This morning it would not power up, nor of course mount. Checked the power supply and it's fine. Can I take the two d
Re: Recover files from Dead Edit drive
by Brent Marginet 12 months ago
While it s possible that this may work if the Hard Drives haven t failed themselves, this is something that could make things even worse for your data. If you put the HD s into another brand of enclos
Capturing MiniDV tapes - problem with NTSC tapes (dropping all frames)
by Micz Kicz 2 years ago
Hi, My setup: - miniDV camcorder DCR-HC39E PAL - connected via Handycam station DCRA-C123 (FIrewire) - capturing with Adobe Premiere CC 2017 (Win10) Everything works fine when I capture my own miniDV
Re: Capturing MiniDV tapes - problem with NTSC tapes (dropping all frames)
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
I have run into this exact problem with DV in the past. Technically it's not playing back the NTSC Video on the built in LCD it just looks like it is. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copie
Starting A New Project with Media shot on Film
by Aaron Velez Coronado 2 years ago
Hi! I am starting a new project to work on a film that was shot on 16mm film. 24FPS. The footage was already sent back to Kodak and redelivered to me as a .MOV file. When setting up the project, what
Re: Starting A New Project with Media shot on Film
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
The Film Option allows you to slip the audio into sync when using double system audio. I always check this option wether I need it or not. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Me
Bootcamp MacPro 2013 and Thundebolt
by Eric Santiago 2 years ago
Anyone running Avid MC on a MacPro 2013 with Bootcamp Does the Thunderbolt work I have an emergency with PC formatted RAID drives.
Re: Bootcamp MacPro 2013 and Thundebolt
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
I would install Paragon NTFS for Mac on OS X to give you full access to the RAID Volume and thereby avoid any Windows Issues. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projec
Avid to Adobe Media Encoder Workflow
by Greg Monson 2 years ago
I had a rude awakening today when I upgraded my Adobe CC suite and discovered that Adobe is no longer supporting any .mov files. I'm wondering what people are doing to get around this. I use QT Refere
Re: Avid to Adobe Media Encoder Workflow
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
2018 also supports QT Ref Movies so I have AME 2017 and 2018 installed on all my systems. I haven't made the move to 2019 because everyone seems to be complaining that it's really buggy. "MY MEDIA PRO
Media Composer Documents have dissapeared from my desktop.
by dan crouch 2 years ago
I am cutting on a Mac 10.13.4 using Media Composer 8.3.1 In trying to solve an email problem, I have managed to send my entire desktop to my iCloud Drive, including all my Avid projects! In trying to
Re: Media Composer Documents have dissapeared from my desktop.
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
Call Apple about this problem, they should be able to help you. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then
Ugly frame blending after render...
by ethan wright 2 years ago
Hiya folks, Had a very odd batch of clips that I've been working on for the last few months. All 2k, but mixed framerates between 24.9, 25, 25.9, 26, 29 and so on. A bit of a mess, but here we are. Th
Re: Ugly frame blending after render...
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
Probably not going to work properly because the frame rates will be different and there will likely be some differences in the Metadata. If it does relink your cuts will likely not start on the same f
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