C. Park Seward: Activity About Popular Images

Senior HD video engineer for ESPN, KABC, Disney with 35 years experience. Edited on VPE-151, Sony, Axial 2020, Avid and FCP.
Member Since:
October 26th 2005
58 Posts
Location:
SoCal
Wirecast for H.264 encoding in realtime
by C. Park Seward 6 years ago
I need to encode to H.264 in realtime from an SD video feed through an AJA Kona LHi Video Capture and Playback Card on my MacPro. No streaming, just recording to hard drive. Is Wirecast the software t
Re: Wirecast for H.264 encoding in realtime
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
As much as I love Wirecast it wouldn't be my first choice as a single source encoder. Have you found a problem with AJA's capture software so you're looking for another means Is there a reason why Bla
Color bars?
by Graham Dickinson 8 years ago
Did Apple not include bars and tone on fcpx If they are in the program can anybody tell me where to find them
Re: Color bars?
by C. Park Seward 7 years ago
A reference is a good think. It was absolutely necessary in the analog days and helpful to check levels in the digital world. You never know where the material will show up in the future. With ESPN, w
Anyone notice cross fades look different?
by Mark Morache 8 years ago
The video cross fades perform differently from FCP7. They don't seem to ramp in as smoothly as they do in FCP7. It looks like when fading in from black, the video appears just a bit faster. It's annoy
Re: Anyone notice cross fades look different?
by C. Park Seward 8 years ago
I had an Abekas D-2 switcher that has some nice dissolve transitions. You could change the curves. For instance, like in an audio dissolve, the dissolve starts slowly, picks up speed and then slows do
Set default dissolve rate in FCPX
by C. Park Seward 8 years ago
I heard that you have to set rates in seconds, not frames. Is this true. If it is, one more fact that shows this is a consumer, not professional, editing program. "...the inability to set the default
Re: Set default dissolve rate in FCPX
by C. Park Seward 8 years ago
Ah. That's much better. Thanks. I hope that don't "improve" timecode with something "better". Best, Park
Removing hard drives from Mac Pro Desktop
by Hal Beery 8 years ago
Removing drives should be simple, but I just cant' get the second bay to budge. The trays have hard drives installed. I've removed them before and it was simple. The release lever in the back of the c
Re: Removing hard drives from Mac Pro Desktop
by C. Park Seward 8 years ago
Yes, some of mine are very tight. I bent the rail slightly and they are smooth now. Best, Park
So the IO is officially a Legacy product
by Warren Eig 8 years ago
Is this because Apple is abandoning Firewire and no longer writer the drivers for the IO Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@babyboompictures.com website: http: www.babyboompictures.com http: www.
Re: So the IO is officially a Legacy product
by C. Park Seward 8 years ago
I use the old IO to digitize from Quad, 1" and 3 4". It still works fine. Best, Park
Revival
by Juan Salvo 10 years ago
I see revival is listed in the BMD product page as being available from $1495... does this mean you're doing a mac software only version of revival as well Will this be available in June Have any hard
Re: Revival
by C. Park Seward 9 years ago
Gary, How is Revival for old analog video restoration I migrate 2"Quad recordings and need dropout correction, velocity compensation, noise reduction, great composite to component decoding, image enha
Snow Leapord, FC7, Aja Pro IO > Beta SP
by Aaron Brenner 10 years ago
Hello! First of all, thank you for reading! I am familiar with the Aja Pro IO going from Final Cut into a beta SP. I am working on a new computer with Snow Leapord and FC7. I have installed the IO Sof
Re: Snow Leapord, FC7, Aja Pro IO > Beta SP
by C. Park Seward 10 years ago
Yes, Snow Leopard is not compatible with the IO LA, according to AJA Support and their are no plans now to write new drivers, unfortunately. Best, Park
New FCP 7 and it's new ProRes Codecs
by Steve Hirsch 10 years ago
So the question is: Will the AJA ioHD be able to handle, or use, the new versions of ProRes
Re: New FCP 7 and it's new ProRes Codecs
by C. Park Seward 10 years ago
I believe the codecs are in FCP and the IO just uses them. Best, Park
AJA IO capture software fault
by C. Park Seward 10 years ago
Hi, I've been talking to AJA for two weeks and they have been great in sending me two different hardware boxes but the problem persists and they don't know what to do. When using their VTR Xchange, I
Re: AJA IO capture software fault
by C. Park Seward 10 years ago
Yes. Total erase and install works. Thanks for the input. I was delaying the refresh because I wanted to locate the problem. That may have been helpful in the future and to others that came across thi
-12db reference from FCP and the rest of the broadcast world -20db
by Paul Harb 14 years ago
Just curious about somthing, I am outputting shows for a master control here in LA, they are saying that everyting they are doing is -20db which is "industry standard" meaning all of their decks (sony
Re: -12db reference from FCP and the rest of the broadcast world -20db
by C. Park Seward 14 years ago
Hi Bryce, Nice to hear from you. Glad to hear Peter is going well. Talented guy. California seems to attract the best and the brightest! Best wishes, Best, Park
SMPTE timecode for broadcast?
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
Anyone know how to create a BetaSP master with timecode on audio channel 3 I'm using FCP with a Blackmagic Decklink SP. Can I stripe the tape in advance, putting the timecode onto channel 3, then inse
Re: This is what their jobspec says
by C. Park Seward 14 years ago
On 1" Type "C", timecode is on audio channel three. On standard Betacam, TC is on channel three. In the service manual for Digital Betacam,for example, the timecode audio track is just called "time co
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