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Brian Young

Member Since:
April 4th 2008
32 Posts
PDW-U1 will not format
by Brian Young 7 years ago
Greetings All, My U1 works fine for burning material from the nanoFlash to 23 or 50gb discs, but i get an error code (0xA100001A) when attempting to format a disc via xdcam drive utility. Thoughts It'
Re: PDW-U1 will not format
by Brian Young 7 years ago
Apologies Ian and thanks for your help. I thought I was up to date on drivers firmware, but an update to firmware 2.54 and driver 4.0.1 did the trick - thank you! Brian Young Los Angeles www.FlacaProd
HPX2700 P2 Varicam package w/Proxy card and 6 P2 cards.
by Brian Young 7 years ago
$21,000 for the entire package listed below. This is a turn-key setup including 6 P2 cards. Extensive pictures at: http: tinyurl.com hpx2700 HPX-2700 Varicam s n A0TKA0312 (400 Hours 900 Power-ons - m
Proxy files on 2700 VariCam
by Phil Yunker 8 years ago
Can one record proxy files to a SD card on the 2700 is there a additional board needed for this or is the only way to record proxy files is to use the Panasonic AJ-YAX800G P2 Proxy File Encoder Card O
Re: Proxy files on 2700 VariCam
by Brian Young 8 years ago
Hi Phil, Yes - you can record proxies to an SD card on the 2700 but yes - you do need the Proxy File Encoder Card in order to do it. The card fits in the "hump" to the rear of the handle - just in fro
Spot on the lens
by John Rosson 8 years ago
All, I've got a slight -- but discernable spot on the lens of my HDX900. It doesn't look like a chip but may be -- it's about half the size of the head of a pin -- and it doesn't want to clean off the
Re: Spot on the lens
by Brian Young 8 years ago
Greetings, I had a small "scuff" in the very center of my fuji 4.5 that was probably caused by a mattebox filter lightly grazing it at some point. It could only be seen in very particular circumstance
24p?
by Brian Young 9 years ago
Greetings, I have an upcoming shoot with a client who is requesting "1080i, non-native 24p. (We want the look but it s not real 24p)." (whatever that means...) I'll be shooting a 2700 with an HPX300,
Re: 24p?
by Brian Young 9 years ago
Emre, Good points, all and i appreciate the specifics on "p" vs. "A" - thank you! Brian Young Los Angeles www.FlacaProductions.com
i-ring material selection?
by Brian Young 9 years ago
Greetings all, Not sure where to put this exactly, so I'll start here since it applies to image control. Taking suggestions on which material to use for i-rings. Looking to approximate the look of a S
Re: i-ring material selection?
by Brian Young 9 years ago
ah, yes...survival. I'm glad that I had the fire drill of getting things together for that shoot, and i'm not that sad that it went away as I now have the time to gather more information for the futur
scene file read/write on 2700
by Brian Young 9 years ago
Greetings, I recently purchased an HPX2700 and I'm now confronted with a process that I've never understood: the reading and writing of scene files and user settings to SD cards. Maybe I'm just slow,
Re: scene file read/write on 2700
by Brian Young 9 years ago
Hi Paul - I'll have the camera back in front of me on Sunday and will respond then. Thanks you! brian Brian Young Miami Beach www.flacaproductions.com
HPX300 Playback Timecode??
by Brian Young 10 years ago
Greetings, Playing back recorded material out of the 300 thru SDI to be recorded on a Sony R1 XDCAM deck. Audio and video are fine - but i'm finding that the TC that the R1 is seeing is the TC that th
Does EX1 fit on a Sony VCT-U14 adapter?
by Steven Escobar 11 years ago
I'm curious if there is an adapter that can be purchased to fit on a Sony VCT-U14 tripod adapter I'm currently using a Manfrotto tripod and have to keep taking off the EX1 from the sliding plate and I
Re: Does EX1 fit on a Sony VCT-U14 adapter?
by Brian Young 11 years ago
Hi Steven, check this link for some ideas. http: dvxuser.com V6 showthread.php t=146721 i have a unit from Protech that i like very much. check this link for other ideas as well: http: www.dvinfo.net
Hanging EX3 upside-down for overhead shot
by Francois Xavier 11 years ago
We need to shoot a chef cutting vegetables in his kitchen from directly overhead. There is a rail system for lights in the kitchen and little trolleys with rods and pantographs (foba.ch pdf FOBA_ceili
Re: Hanging EX3 upside-down for overhead shot
by Brian Young 11 years ago
this work http: www.vfgadgets.com grip-camera hdv-handle-bracket another option would be to suspend hang a mirror above the talent cooking area and shoot the mirror. Brian Young Miami Beach www.flacap
Shoulder support/brace recommendation for EX1?
by David Wheeler 11 years ago
Somewhere in one of the forums or XDCAM review articles, a shooter recommended a shoulder support brace for the EX1. Of course, I can't find the information now. Anyone have a recommendation for a dou
Re: Shoulder support/brace recommendation for EX1?
by Brian Young 11 years ago
http: www.protechweb.jp products st7 st7 index.html here's a babelfish "translated" page: http: tinyurl.com 6ju6m8 not sure where these can be obtained here in the states - i've purchased a couple of
Libec cable troubles
by Denis O'Keefe 11 years ago
A friend used my EX 3 with the Libec ZC-9EX zoom controller and unfortunately lost the plug adaptor the goes from the fujinon connector to the EX camera. In his defense it doesn't screw on ( even thou
Re: Libec cable troubles
by Brian Young 11 years ago
i believe this lack of locking is intentional in order to provide a sort of 'quick release' in case you forget to unhook when removing the camera from the tripod. i have this zoom controller and use i
Shoulder Support
by Marc Chapuis 12 years ago
Hey XDCammers! I just got my spankin new EX3 last week, so I'm very excited and love this thing!! Today I did some handheld at sidewalk arts festival and boy does my arm hurt! I know this has been cov
Re: Shoulder Support
by Brian Young 11 years ago
Hi Marc, At the risk of sounding like a jerk, (it's not my intention) I'd suggest getting a good tripod. Too many users of these smaller cameras pass on this one very important piece of equipment. Yes
WARNING!!!!-Helicopter vibration and EX Battery
by Paul Zwicker 12 years ago
If anyone finds my BP-U60 battery near Appleton WI please return it. It was set in and clicked into the camera on a Tyler Nose mount. How it released in flight is anyone's guess. Only 10 minutes into
Re: WARNING!!!!-Helicopter vibration and EX Battery
by Brian Young 12 years ago
In the early 90's, I (purposely) jettisoned a VERY hot and smoking brick battery from an a-star into Tampa Bay from about 500 ft. Haven't seen it since. Brian Young Miami Beach www.flacaproductions.co
OT - TV Logic Field monitor calibration
by Bob Pierce 12 years ago
Sorry for being so off-topic but I wasn't sure where else to post this question. I've recently bought a very nice TV Logic 7" SDI field monitor (LVM-071W). The only trouble is, I can't figure out how
Re: OT - TV Logic Field monitor calibration
by Brian Young 12 years ago
i'm curious on this as well since i'm leaning toward a tv logic purchase in the near future...Brian Young Miami Beach www.flacaproductions.com
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