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Carly Smith

Member Since:
December 14th 2007
94 Posts
Anybody there at AJA Tech Support?
by Todd VanSlyck 5 years ago
I had an issue...a month ago. I sent 2 emails to tech support. Got ZERO response, other than the automated response after I sent it. Thankfully the professional community here at the COW helped me sol
Re: Anybody there at AJA Tech Support?
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
I have called them on the phone and found them to be super responsive. Never used the email form.
2 broadcast questions audio and sat
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
Hi all - 2 questions today. I have been tasked with providing a live sat uplink. We have the truck, which is Ku, but have never used the sat equipment. Where do I actually book the time on the sat Goo
Re: 2 broadcast questions audio and sat
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
Hi Tom - Thanks for the replies. For#2, thats what I assumed it was. For #1, we own the sat truck. We bought it used and have never bought time before. Trying to expand my knowledge base and the sat f
Any suggestions for 2-input Instant Replay deck?
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
Hi all - Continuing to upgrade our systems piece by piece, and we are finally ready to ditch our software based IR for a hardware solution. Our budgets are on the lower end, but we can justify certain
Re: Any suggestions for 2-input Instant Replay deck?
by Tom Matthies 5 years ago
Might want to check the Newtek 3-Play 425 unit. Good features. Not too expensive although I guess that expensive is relative. Not my monkeys. Not my circus.
PTZ camera question remote operation from another state?
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
I only have a n00b level of knowledge regarding PTZ cameras, especially the new ones that say they can broadcast over an IP address. So my question is: could PTZs be installed in a location and contro
Video over the internet
by Ben Pridmore 5 years ago
Hi. Does anyone have experience with encoding decoding a signal over low bandwidth internet That will be broadcasted live. Any advice is appreciated. Ben
Re: Video over the internet
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
yep, been doing it for 11 years. What do you need help with
Sports broadcasting issue
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
I didn't know quite where to put this question, so here goes: We broadcast sports played on both artificial and regular turf. We have noticed that our output for cable TV providers often shows the gra
Re: Sports broadcasting issue
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
Actually Tom, you pretty much answered my question right there. I appreciate the help.
replacing BNC ends on RG6 issue
by Carly Smith 5 years ago
Hi all - I've got some RG59 and RG6 snakes that need the BNC ends replaced. RG59 compression ends are working perfectly - the RG6 black outer shield is so tough I can't get the ends on no matter how h
Re: replacing BNC ends on RG6 issue
by Scott Smith 5 years ago
If the connector doesn't fit, you are using the wrong connector for that particular wire. That quad-shield stuff is often used for RF Cable distribution, and not that often for video. So most BNC conn
AJA Kona LHe, and AJA I/O HD For Sale!
by Dave Gorrie 6 years ago
Before we list them up on eBay, we thought we'd see if anyone here was interested! Kona LHe - Comes with original break out cable, box, etc. I O HD - Original box and power cable. Both in excellent co
Re: AJA Kona LHe, and AJA I/O HD For Sale!
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
I might be interested - let me talk to the guys and see.
O'Connor 515 tripod wroad case on ebay
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
This is a different listing than the previous one. http: www.ebay.com itm 191132497788 ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 also, we still have the taco cart and some Strand Century Iri
Taco cart for sale Porta-Brace
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
Hi all - We have a Porta-Brace brand taco cart for sale. We do not have the bags, drawers, etc. for it. Its in really good condition. We got it used, but it was very lightly indoors. We used it once o
Re: Taco cart for sale Porta-Brace
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
Michigan, Metro Detroit area. We could probably break it down some to make it ship easier. (take the wheels off, etc.)
Hyperdeck shuttle HDMI recordings are still green.
by Mark Baird 8 years ago
After spending some quality time with a Hyperdeck Shuttle hooked up to the HDMI out of an AVID Nitris DX here is what I have been able to figure out. If you send the shuttle YCbCr it works fine. Howev
Re: Hyperdeck shuttle HDMI recordings are still green.
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
I'm having the same issue, and my NVIDIA Quadro card doesn't have the Digital Color Format setting to adjust. I called BMD and was told I need to buy an adapter and so I bought an Xcellongear Display
For Sale - Cartoni C 20S + sticks
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
http: www.ebay.com itm 190950584514 ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 We also have 2 full O'Connor sets and some older analog broadcast equipment. (Grass Valley, etc) CS
editing rig - video card suggestions needed
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
I just picked up an HP Z600 workstation I want to use for video editing. Right now it has a GeForce Quadro FX 380 installed. My budget dictates an incremental upgrade - any suggestions for a card that
Re: editing rig - video card suggestions needed
by Alex Gerulaitis 6 years ago
Congrats. Z-series are awesome. What's the memory, CPU and storage on that Z600 Any warranty on it The reason I ask is that if it does have warranty, picking up an HP-branded K2000 or K4000 (similar p
Hyperdeck Shuttle 2
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
I'm considering using the Hyperdeck Shuttle 2 as an outboard recorder on a Sony F3 with s-log. Anything I need to know before going in We've got about 25-35 hours of footage to capture. Mostly intervi
Re: Hyperdeck Shuttle 2
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
We use San Disk Extreme with very good results. They run about $1 USD per Gb of storage.
Hyperdeck Shuttle Green HDMI In
by Ryan Holmes 7 years ago
In hooking up my 2 new Hyperdeck Shuttles I realized that both are plagued by the exact same problems: (1) When running a HDMI signal from my AJA IOHD to the Shuttle the recorded image is green This p
Re: Hyperdeck Shuttle Green HDMI In
by Carly Smith 6 years ago
Also having the same issue here with a slightly different setup. I am exporting video out using the GeForce HDMI port into the BM Shuttle 2. Using a scan converter on DVI and or VGA works perfectly, H
After Effects Editor - no pay, portfolio builder
by Kay Rinne 8 years ago
Hi all - Looking for someone who wants to build their AE portfolio - we are a small video prod co looking for a few sweeps, drops (2-6 sec) in AE. We shot the footage on spec - looking to build our wo
Re: After Effects Editor - no pay, portfolio builder
by Carly Smith 7 years ago
Way to resuscitate a year-old post.
Streaming over 4G - Bonded Cellular Solution
by Josh Haggard 8 years ago
I'm looking for a solution for streaming a live broadcast to a CDN via 4G (probably Verizon's LTE). It appears to maintain a sufficient upstream rate (2mbps min) I'll need to use a bonded cellular sol
Re: Streaming over 4G - Bonded Cellular Solution
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
We've been looking at the Peplink as well.
Are you streaming live or near-live video from the field yet? What are you using to do it?
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago
We were just discussing our post-tornado coverage and were trying to imagine what we can do to get the shots to air sooner, rather than driving the tape home first. This stuff is evolving every other
Re: Are you streaming live or near-live video from the field yet? What are you using to do it?
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
What brand bonder are you using
suggestions for wireless camera transmitters and receiver
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
Hi all - Broadcasting some sports and other live events in outdoor settings, using Panasonic P2s and Sony HD cameras. I would love some suggestions for mid-range priced wireless transmitters for the c
Re: suggestions for wireless camera transmitters and receiver
by Steve Eisen 8 years ago
I would suggest the CW-5HD from IDX or contact RF Central and check out their broadcast products used for major sporting events. Steve Eisen Eisen Video Productions Vice President Chicago Final Cut Pr
Panasonic DVX100 went black?
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
Hi all - I have a DVX100 that was shooting fine up until a few weeks ago. It shot fine for a couple of years, we used it for a 3 hour event then shut if off and packed it up. The next time we took it
Re: Panasonic DVX100 went black?
by Kelly O'Donnell 8 years ago
Did you figure this out Was it just your screen or did the entire camera not start I had a similar problem last month where I blew out the main powerboard. I took it to HiTech in Chinatown, NYC and th
Blackmagic decklink won't install in a Dell PC?
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
Has anyone else had trouble installing a Blackmagic decklink HD card in a Dell running Win 7 64 bit Spent quite a bit of time with the folks there trying to get it to work (apparently Dell doesn't lik
Re: Blackmagic decklink won't install in a Dell PC?
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
thanks but we won't be converting to Macs anytime soon. That is not an option for us.
editing > rendering workflow optimal setup
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
Hi all - We are getting to the point where we need to have some projects rendering while others are being edited - has anyone here setup such an environment, and how did you do it I had one suggestion
Re: editing > rendering workflow optimal setup
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
thanks Alex - really its all of the above - rendering, exporting...all the heavy lifting. I just hate that editors have to stop editing and wait wait wait for things to render, and frankly, so do they
Transparency Lower Third
by julia schmid 8 years ago
I created a lower third with premiere pro cs5. I want to export this lower third to use it in other projects. But how can I do this to save transparency all around the graphic (i already tried to expo
Re: Transparency Lower Third
by Carly Smith 8 years ago
This may be irrelevant - but why not create them in Photoshop (which preserves the transparency) and import them into Premiere That is how we do ours and if we need to change edit, the dynamic linking
BitVice type product for PC
by Carly Smith 9 years ago
In my other DVD authoring thread, BitVice was recommended, and I see that it is a Mac-only product.. I am locked into a PC enviro, so the Mac vs PC discussion isn't applicable here. Is there a similar
Re: BitVice type product for PC
by eric pautsch 9 years ago
There are tons of good encoders on the PC side: http: www.videohelp.com tools sections video-encoders-mpg-dvd I use Cinemacraft but it might be out of your budget at $1500 HC encoder is excellent...an
how to author a high quality DVD to fit on one disc
by Carly Smith 9 years ago
Hi all - I am editing sports events into DVD, with sweeps, lower thirds,titles, credits. I want to export the highest quality settings I can that will fit onto a single DVD - the same way I would for
Re: how to author a high quality DVD to fit on one disc
by Carly Smith 9 years ago
The sporting event is 03;55;27;29 or 423415 frames. I guess I'm looking at 2 DVDs regardless... so now the question is - can anyone recommend a good dual-layer DVD stock to master on that is compatibl
audio loses synch in multi-cam edit
by Carly Smith 9 years ago
Hi all - I have a 4 camera edit setup in multi-cam editing, and they are using a separate audio track that does require precise audio synch (singers in close-up) Each section of video is about 1 hour
Export to Quick Time H.264 issues
by Carly Smith 10 years ago
Hi all - I need to export a one-hour show to H.264. It was recommended I use Quick Time stand-alone to do this. The person recommending this only uses Macs, and wasn't able to explain for PC. I am edi
Re: Export to Quick Time H.264 issues
by Carly Smith 10 years ago
API error was all it said.
how to get that "announcer sound" in Audition?
by Carly Smith 10 years ago
Hi all - I am recording using a C-1 microphone directly into my sound card, and then editing in Audition, which I prefer over Soundbooth. I am a n00b to EQ compression mastering - does anyone have a d
Re: how to get that "announcer sound" in Audition?
by Carly Smith 10 years ago
Thanks! I'll play around with it on my next few projects and let you know how it went.
LONG render time for PP/AE project +tape export recommendation
by Carly Smith 10 years ago
ah yes - another long render time post. Dell XPS dual core, 3.0Ghz processor, 4GBs RAM, NVidia GEForce 8400 video card, Creative Labs audio (fairly basic) We have edited 1 & 2 hour DVD projects before
picture shimmers during motion in finished DVD
by Carly Smith 12 years ago
Hi all - Now that I have the basics on how to author a DVD in Encore (thanks everyone!) (Export from Premiere as Mpeg 2 DVD, 2 pass VBR, Minimum=2mbps, Target=4.4 mbps) I have an odd issue that showed
Re: picture shimmers during motion in finished DVD
by Carly Smith 12 years ago
hi jeff- what is field order thanks!
Encore crashes on startup
by Carly Smith 12 years ago
I cam here from the Premiere forum - Encore is crashing on startup after I installed it,when it tries to load Opacity.AEX Is this a memory issue Is Encore more of a memory hog than Premiere Dell XPS G
Re: Encore crashes on startup
by Heath Firestone 12 years ago
3GB of RAM is plenty. I don't believe that is your problem. I don't know what to suggest other than uninstalling and reinstalling. Sorry.
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