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Chris Clephane

Member Since:
October 22nd 2007
98 Posts
Location:
Outside of Seattle.
JAN: P2 File structure question...
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Jan, Is there a particular reason the P2 XML files are "locked" by default If so what are the issues with "unlocking" them SITUATION: We are trying to use P2CMS with P2 data files that are stored on a
Re: JAN: P2 File structure question...
by Noah Kadner 11 years ago
That sounds a network sharing violation issue related to OSX not P2. Sometimes you think you've reset permissions and they just don't take- at least not without cracking open terminal. Which I'd never
Benefits of Wacom for Media100
by Ryan Buonamia 11 years ago
I have been tossing around the idea of purchasing a Wacom Intuos tablet and I am curious about the benefits it brings to editing on Media 100. How have people's day to day editing improved because of
Re: Benefits of Wacom for Media100
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
All that stated....using the Wacom in front of others outsiders seems to LOOK really cool at least.... I edit video. I post sometimes. I fix things. I eat marshmallows. I play drums. I drink scotch. I
Memory Allocation Failed.
by Mike Rowe 11 years ago
I have been doing many QT file conversion to alternate formats and have discovered that exporting from Media 100 12.5 edit suite, I have developed the inability to create AVI and WMV files. Either exp
Memory Jarred....
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Just an additional thought (memory suddenly jarred!) Rereading your machine and config is what jarred my memory. Our problems with Cleaner began just after we migrated to the INTEL machines.... ANSWER
Monitor suggestions?
by CJ MacPherson 11 years ago
I am finally going to replace my two Viewsonic VP17" computer monitors. I would like to hear what others are using or suggestions as to what to get. I prefer nothing larger than 20-22". I have M100 HD
Re: Monitor suggestions?
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Just as an afterthought...based on your response. I ran dual monitor setups on our M100 systems for years until Apple came out with the 30". Everyone in our shop now prefers a single 30" to the dual 2
Frame Stuttering.
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
AFter Effects CS3. Media100 HD AJA Kona 3 HW. 9 GB RAM. OSX 10.5.5 QUICKTIME 7.5.5 ------ I am having a problem that has popped up intermittently in the past (Since CS3 was released)...PREVIOUSLY I th
Re: Frame Stuttering.
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Nevermind...its the Quicktime 7..5.5 issue. Unlike most...my footage at least PLAYS...it just RENDERS incorrectly. -C I edit video. I post sometimes. I fix things. I eat marshmallows. I play drums. I
Blacks arn't blacks
by Elliott Dunwody 11 years ago
We are working on a project and some of it has been edited in FCP. The issue is that the blacks in M100 aren't black. They are a milky dark grey and there is a noticeable difference. What's up with th
Re: Blacks arn't blacks
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Simple answer: Black in question was most likely generated in a 16-235 colorspace with a 7.5 % setup vs. a 0-255 colorspace with black being a value of 0. Yes, its highly annoying. I edit video. I pos
P2 Workflow
by chance norris 11 years ago
I'm hoping someone could help me determine the best possible and fastest workflow for P2 shooting, editing, and compositing. I'm looking at the Aja Kona 3 card and the P2 AG-HPG10 with SDI out to elim
Re: P2 Workflow
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
I myself had pondered this question as well...your question led me to investigate further......... For a Kona 3...I was told by AJA support that you CAN use the Xena 2Ke drivers (v3.5 32-bit) on a dua
HVX200 Component cable
by Rob Roberts 11 years ago
I'm about to buy my third HVX200 component RGB cable in as many years as I have had yet another critical cable failure on a shoot (primary and backup cables both failed). Does anyone know of an afterm
Re: HVX200 Component cable
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
I only know of this option.... http: www.bhphotovideo.com bnh controller home O=workaround.jsp&A=details&Q=&sku=410327&is=REG I edit video. I post sometimes. I fix things. I eat marshmallows. I play d
deinterlacing
by Jason Rogerson 11 years ago
Hi, I've been trying to export a quicktime file from Media 100 HDe (version 12.1.3 Intel - using it in an SD configuration) as deinterlaced but no matter what I try, it seems to always appear to be in
Re: deinterlacing
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
To get the desired deinterlaced video....in AE you render your movie WITHOUT fields selected. RENDER QUEUE : RENDER SETTINGS : FIELD RENDER (OFF) Render to a CODEC that works without interlacing. (ie.
Underwater Housing
by Andrew Johnston 11 years ago
We need to buy some underwater housing, but naturally we're scared that a bad housing can destroy our $5k HVX. Has anyone ever used this housing: Ewa-Marine VP2 Underwater Housing for Panasonic HVX200
Re: Underwater Housing
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
So again, bags are usually the least expensive option. You have chosen a good quality one by the link you sent. REMEMBER ALSO...most bags do not make good allowance for viewfinder foldout screen use.
unknown BIB error
by os1019 12 years ago
When I launch After Effects CS3 on my MBP I receive the following error message: After Effects warning: Unknown BIB Error. invalid encoding, BRV, 0 Can anyone help me resolve this issue
Re: unknown BIB error
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
We just got this here as well. For us "Switching to Chinese Language" did nothing. ------ We had just re-loaded our system with all the current installers plugs, etc. and a project that worked LAST WE
HVX200 Focus Jitter
by Greg Dorsey 11 years ago
My HVX 200 is on the fritz! When in MANUAL FOCUS, the lens will jitter in and out of focus. The camera makes a noise similar to the servo zoom mechanism. Have tested several conditions; in studio vs.
Re: HVX200 Focus Jitter
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
FIRST QUESTION: (Regardless of what you have told us the setting on the camera is.....) Are you using an external zoom focus controller I edit video. I post sometimes. I fix things. I eat marshmallows
Has anyone used a SD lens on the HPX 500.
by ron darby 11 years ago
I have enough money to by the HPX 500 without the lens. I thought I would use the lens on my Sony 2 3 chip D30 (canon YJ18X9B4 KRS) and the Anton Bauer batteries for power. This would be a temporary u
Re: Has anyone used a SD lens on the HPX 500.
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
A LOT of people are doing this. The expected (and received) result is that you have to just work around the limitations of an SD lens on you HD camera. Chromatic Abberations are big one. (unwanted red
Green Screen shoot question
by Ron Davis 11 years ago
Hello, I m doing a green screen shoot in the next few days. It s going to be shots of people inront of a greenscreen that will serve to populate preexisted plates I have been given. I m shooting with
Re: Green Screen shoot question
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Why reinvent the wheel Any low-end video mixer will allow you to do a half-fade between two video sources. Put your plate on one SOURCE and the NTSC output on another SOUCRE for positioning. We have f
Conversion of 60i to 24p is choppy using Nattres Film Effects..Help!
by David Uloth 11 years ago
I've been reading other people's posts about converting 60i DV to 24p, or at least trying to make it LOOK like it is 24p or film (and not DV) and I haven't found any comments to help me... I've got an
Re: Conversion of 60i to 24p is choppy using Nattres Film Effects..Help!
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
"Next time I'll just shoot the DV with a different shutter speed and frame rate and avoid all this!" It sounds like you have made the same discovery so many of us have already..... ...converting to 24
NEED HELP. Please....
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
All, I just received a firewire HD with 4 folders of XDCAM data. Based on my knowledge of the Shoots folders Clip-counts (4 shoots 4 separate days) the XDCAM import utility is only seeing the data in
Re: NEED HELP. Please....
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Craig, Thanks, you nailed it. The folders at the root level of the drive were named: BPAV BPAV 2 Charlotte 1 Charlotte 2 Based on your feedback...I created four new folders at the root level of the dr
AJA Kona2 Component output BLUE!
by Jaime Quintana 11 years ago
I have a Final Cut running through an AJA Kona2 that gives me a blue image out of the component output. The SDI signal reads correctly, just not the component (which I need for client monitor). Could
Re: AJA Kona2 Component output BLUE!
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
If you are hooked up analog component.... ......but the preferences on the hardware are set to output Y C..... ....your output will be blue. I edit video. I post sometimes. I fix things. I eat marshma
Color Issue with HVX200: Right side is orange; Left side is Blue?
by Matt Sheridan 11 years ago
We got back from a shoot using 2 HVX200s. One camera did well, the other did not. Check out this frame grab: If you look close, the left side of the shot is more orange while the right side is more bl
Re: Color Issue with HVX200: Right side is orange; Left side is Blue?
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
2 HVX cameras. Never had inconsistent color issues. Indoor & Outdoor sports, boats on water, Green screen, mixed lighting, bright sunny days, dusk outdoors, studio shots, airborne shots from airplanes
Audio I/O Card for Intel MAC
by Kendra Pasker 11 years ago
Hello all! I purchased the M-Audio Audiophile 2496 card but, sadly, it doesn't fit in my computer even though it's listed as being MAC compatible. Something about PCIe (express) vs PCIx (also express)
Re: Audio I/O Card for Intel MAC
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Which mac do you have It was my understanding that virtually every mac made in the past few years has Optical SPDIF (TOSLINK) sound output. Based on that...in my humble opinion (not criticizing, just
Render Engine / Render Farm download?
by Jeremy Fabiano 11 years ago
I've been using my friends PC for a while now till I save up for my own copy of afterFX, we wanted to play around with the idea of a render farm using a few pc's we have laying around our homes, but h
Re: Render Engine / Render Farm download?
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Ok, I found it for you. CS3 DOES include the render engine, BUT the install usage process is different from previous versions (No separate install option). Full Link to ADOBE: http: livedocs.adobe.com
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AECS3 doesn't "like" my audio... Why not?
by david lincoln brooks 11 years ago
I've tried on several occasions to import into AECS3 an AVI which carries, as its audio, an MP3 coding of 44.1 KHz and 192 kbits s. The video portion then exported from AECS3 gets beautifully exported
Re: AECS3 doesn't "like" my audio... Why not?
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Yeesh! Yes. AE chokes on MP3's. Sadly it took us a year of random crashes and sluggish performance to finally figure that one out. MP3 Waveform redraws in particular are obscenely slow....just don't g
Network Render on Mac
by Ross McDowell 11 years ago
Hello guys! A strange question for you all...maybe you can help. I have a macbook pro and I also have a g5, but unfortunately I live in a very very very very cramped (so called) apartment, and do not
Re: Network Render on Mac
by Chris Clephane 11 years ago
Connect the two machines via Gigabit ethernet using a hub or crossover cable. Then get yourself a copy of REMOTE DESKTOP from Apple. Using ARD 3 you can run the desktop from within a window on the lap
Prove to me BetaSP is dead.
by Chris Clephane 12 years ago
Ok here it is. Many of you for YEARS, in SEVERAL of these forums have been footnoting your e-mails with small grumblings about how "...when our Beta deck finally kicks it we aren't replacing it...." ,
Re: Prove to me BetaSP is dead.
by Chris Clephane 12 years ago
Thanks, That confirms supports many of my suspicions. (And I will keep this post a little more straightforward....as the subtleties of attempted humor and playful chiding are clearly sometimes lost in
All Clear? (Quicktime 7.4. and AE CS3.) Is it over yet?
by Chris Clephane 12 years ago
Ok...I really appreciated the banner headers, smoke signals, text messages and town criers alerting me to the evil nature of Quicktime 7.4 and After Effects. (The message was something like...."It wil
Re: All Clear? (Quicktime 7.4. and AE CS3.) Is it over yet?
by Martti Ekstrand 12 years ago
I made a bootable SuperDuper clone of my system drive to external hard disk 2 weeks ago and then upgraded the whole system to all latest versions including QT7.4.1 and the Leopard Graphics Update and
FEC and AECS3...
by Chris Clephane 12 years ago
Hey guys... Great SW products...the current version for Media100 on AJA hardware absolutely rocks. --- I am wondering however when we will see an update for FEC. We are trying to retire AE7 and AE 6.5
Re: FEC and AECS3...
by peter mcauley 12 years ago
Hi Chris, While I cannot discuss our release timetable in a public forum, I can say that we will have what you are looking for sometime in the near future. Please feel free to drop me a line privately
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