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Christopher Delaine

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Is the Canon 7D mark II Dead on Arrival?
by Christopher Delaine 5 years ago
With it s primary competitors in the video world featuring 4K, is the 7D mark II hobbled out of the gate when it comes to Indie video shooters http: www.usa.canon.com cusa consumer standard_display eo
Re: Is the Canon 7D mark II Dead on Arrival?
by Christopher Delaine 5 years ago
Maybe the 6D Mark II will be their 4k Sub $3000 entry perhaps. Full frame, All the features of the 70D, Make it happen canon.
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Problems with 720P via NAS (also posted in FCP Forum)
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
I am really hoping that I am not the only one who has this problem. About two years ago we installed about 72TB of network attached storage to support our 10 FCP seats. This was done to better manage
Problems with 720p Prores via NAS
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
I am really hoping that I am not the only one who has this problem. About two years ago we installed about 72TB of network attached storage to support our 10 FCP seats. This was done to better manage
What codec should I use that is small enough to transfer over the web AND is good for editing?
by Adam Guzewicz 7 years ago
Our prores transcodes are too big to exchange with our editor over FTP (it would take days). We need to turn a spot around quickly (within a day) and have heard that h264 is not a good codec to edit w
Re: What codec should I use that is small enough to transfer over the web AND is good for editing?
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
Good, Fast, Cheap. Pick 2
AVID Symphony Crossgrade $999!
by Steve Eisen 7 years ago
That's right. You thought the cross grade to MC5.5 or 6 for $999 was great, this is spectacular! Read the details here: http: www.avid.com US press-room Avid-Offers-Unprecedented-Limited-Time-Symphony
Re: AVID Symphony Crossgrade $999!
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
Madness! Sheer and Utter Madness!!!!
Media Composer 6.0 freezes up randomly when trying to get Video playback via I/O Express.
by Neil Bacchus 7 years ago
I was wondering if anyone out there is using a configuration similar to this. Here is the problem: Media Composer 6.0 freezes up randomly when trying to get Video playback via I O Express. Out of 10x,
Re: Media Composer 6.0 freezes up randomly when trying to get Video playback via I/O Express.
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
You know that AMD Processors are not officially supported by Avid MC 6. I had a similar problem with my Intel system but solved by turning hyper threading back on. I am not sure how to solve the probl
Anyone using Motu interfaces with MC 6 on windows.
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
I am trying to decide between The Motu HDX-SDI or the decklink Studio 2 for my Media Composer 6 Setup. I am familiar with Decklink products and know they work like a dream with MC6 but I have no exper
Re: Anyone using Motu interfaces with MC 6 on windows.
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
Actually I have gotten non branded audio interfaces to work through the windows mixer option in avid.
MC6 and IO Express Freezes after limited use
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
I have an AJA IO Express attached to my MC6 System, a PC Running windows 7 with a X58 Gigabyte Mother board, Core i7 960 processor and 24 gigs of memory With a GTX 470 Graphics card. If anyone has sim
Re: MC6 and IO Express Freezes after limited use
by Christopher Delaine 7 years ago
And the answer is.....Hyper Threding. I had turnd off Hyperthreding on my system when I built it but it seems that the IO express likes this feature.
Say it ain't so. Apple wouldn't do this to us would they?
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
I can see discontinuing Final cut studio 7 but Mac Pros http: www.appleinsider.com articles 11 10 31 despite_new_cpu_options_apple_reportedly_questioning_future_of_mac_pro.html
Re: Say it ain't so. Apple wouldn't do this to us would they?
by christian calon 8 years ago
" imagine how it might open up if you could upgrade the video card of any Mac by using an external PCI box connected via ThunderBolt " You can't. If you do the simple calculation, internal bus of PCIe
H.264 Or Mpeg2 for Blu Ray Disc
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
I have been instructed to possibly create a Blu Ray for Disc for a television series and would like to know your take on which file type works best. Chris Delaine
Re: H.264 Or Mpeg2 for Blu Ray Disc
by David Norden 8 years ago
Hi Cristopher, sorry to be off topic, cant help with the blu-ray thing.. Wanted to ask you about one of your old posts, where you said yoou had instructions from atto on how to increase the span depth
ATTO R680 in Metro Atlanta Aera
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
Hi Guys. Our Atto R680 just fried and I was wondering if anyone know where I could purchase one in the Metro Atlanta Area. Chris
Re: ATTO R680 in Metro Atlanta Aera
by Bob Zelin 8 years ago
WH Platts in Atlanta - Trip Wooten Bob Zelin
Stereoscopoic 3D support.
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
Does FCPX have native Stereoscopoic 3D support or do I have to purchase a plug-in
Re: Stereoscopoic 3D support.
by Tim Dashwood 8 years ago
It took me some time but I finally worked out the best method for stereoscopic 3D in FCP X. FxFactory 2.6.1 was just released with a new version of Stereo3D Toolbox LE that works with FCP X. You can n
How much money is FInal Cut Pro X really going to cost?
by Alexander Higgins 8 years ago
Hey so it looks like FCP studio is dead and only Final Cut Pro X will live on. Heres the low down for me... DVD Studio Pro -- Replace By Encore DVD. It seems very very buggy especially for Blu-Ray. Co
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Re: How much money is FInal Cut Pro X really going to cost?
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
I don't think Apple would be stupid enough to cede The mid-range DVD authoring and Transcoding market to Adobe. Both Encore DVD and Adobe Media encoder are decent tools but aren t as mature as their a
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Areca 1880x vs ATTO 680
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
OK I am nearly finished installing a central storage array to support several of our Edit systems and I am caught in a small conundrum. The Raid card I choose was the Atto R680. I choose atto for thei
Re: Areca 1880x vs ATTO 680
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
Thanks Bob I really appreciate your help. I know I am on the bleeding edge with this setup and that's why I went Atto. My experience with their tech support trumped other manufactures I was considerin
I am building a SAN. A few questions for Bob Zelin.
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
So the Post Production house I work for has several multi episode Discovery series that will require a fair bit of asset management and collaboration to complete. Some how one of our higher ups got hi
Re: I am building a SAN. A few questions for Bob Zelin.
by Christopher Delaine 8 years ago
Thank you for your help Bob. My first instinct was to go with Avid ISIS 5K but this is my company's first encounter with a shared storage solution and the price tag kind of freaked them out. Plus we j
Will Matrox MX02 replace Nitris DX?
by Teri Murphy 9 years ago
Hey guys, I just saw this post on the Matrox forum. http: www.matrox.com video en press releases mxo2_2.1_shipping It appears that you can now capture DNxHD files directly to Avid MC. I wonder if the
Re: Will Matrox MX02 replace Nitris DX?
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
However with the current version HD Log for Mac or windows you actually can capture uncompressed, Pro res or avid DNX HD files with a Matrox, Kona or BM card with timecode. It works pretty well with i
Anybody working in 3D?
by Steve Culpepper 9 years ago
We are taking delivery of our first 3D cam (AG-3DA1) and we're trying to get a workflow together asap. Anybody out there well versed in this area We're currently a fcp house using decklink cards. Than
Re: Anybody working in 3D?
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
3D is for the birds. You should give up on 3D and return that camera in exchange for an Alexia or a Panasonic 4.2.2 P2 camera Steve.
re: ESATA CARD FOR 8 CORE MAC PRO
by Chad Tingle 9 years ago
I recently purchased 2 4 TB Cal digit VRs for use with my mac pro Kona LHI box. Currently I'm using them with Firewire 800 but I wanted to see if I can get up to the 220mb sec transfer rate the manufa
Re: re: ESATA CARD FOR 8 CORE MAC PRO
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
Actually there are 6 gbs drives. http: www.newegg.com Product Product.aspx Item=N82E16822148619
New Mac Pro - ATI 5770 and no USB 3 ?
by peter pop 9 years ago
http: www.apple.com uk macpro specs.html 12 cores, no CUDA option and no USB 3 Are we excited or disappointed
Re: New Mac Pro - ATI 5770 and no USB 3 ?
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
No 6gb s SATA drive support or esata support as well.
Avid and open I/O hardware
by Paul Harb 9 years ago
I couple of years ago I did an interview with Avid as Im a feature editor that uses their products quite a bit on higher budget films. At the time I mentioned the hardware cost issue that I have with
Re: Avid and open I/O hardware
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
You know it could be said that the logical thing for apple to do is to offer all of their software for other platforms like they do with Itunes and Quicktime. I would love to Have final cut Studio run
ICY Dock -or- SansDigital TowerRaid : Any User Comments?
by Ralph Chaney 9 years ago
Thinking go of getting one of these. Buyer comments on sales sites talk sometimes talk of over-heating. Does over-heating occur with these What about fan-sounds levels Other comments or recommendation
Re: ICY Dock -or- SansDigital TowerRaid : Any User Comments?
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
There are two fans in the four bay.
MxR adaptor problems for EX1
by Ed Mellnik 9 years ago
I have been blaming SD cards for problems with corrupt files but seem to have have narrowed the problem down to the MxR adapters. I sent one back and they sent me a new and improved one but still havi
Re: MxR adaptor problems for EX1
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
How is this for Ironic. http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 657501-REG Sony_MEAD_MS01_MEAD_MS01_Memory_Stick_Adapter.html
1080p choking my new 8 CORE Mac Pro!!
by joseph wilkins 10 years ago
So I have a brand new 8 core cac pro with 12 gb ram. I am running footage off a Drobo firewire 800. I shot some 1080p with my EX1 It chokes... stuttery playback... even when i set it to dynamic or low
Re: 1080p choking my new 8 CORE Mac Pro!!
by Christopher Delaine 10 years ago
Actually; We have a brand new 8 core Mac pro with a new Kona LHi card and we expreniced the same thing running off of G-Raid FW800 drives. EX cam is not that data rate intensive, 35mbits a sec. At fir
No picture in client monitor during render
by andrew thompson 10 years ago
Hello, Im editing in a 1080p 23.976 project, on a Media Composer v3.1.3.5140 system and am not seeing my effects render in the client monitor. Is there a preference I need to adjust or this function j
Re: No picture in client monitor during render
by Christopher Delaine 10 years ago
So you actually want to watch paint dry:)
Voice Over Booth Madness
by Christopher Delaine 10 years ago
Ok here is the rub. I have been charged with building a VO booth For Final Cut Pro. It has to support mics and playback monitoring for two seats of talent including monitoring for the audio playback o
Re: Voice Over Booth Madness
by Christopher Delaine 10 years ago
Actually the content we are voice recording are one to two hour Racing shows that the talent has to call as if it was live for speed channel. (Yes, I know. We're cheating!) So video viewing is a must.
rotoscoped dancers, which app is best?
by dave scruton 11 years ago
I would like to make animated silhouettes of dancers, such as you might remember from the old whited-out ipod ads. (without hiring people and green-screening) What's the best place to start Is Poser
Re: rotoscoped dancers, which app is best?
by Christopher Delaine 11 years ago
Try this http: www.imagineersystems.com products motor
My first attempt at a Online Demo Reel, Please review.
by Christopher Delaine 11 years ago
Ok, Here is my first attemt at a online reel. I don't have any web experience and used a basic template that came with dreamweaver. It's a very basic site but the site is not the point. There are fou
who is buying the new Nitris DX or Mojo DX?
by Bob Zelin 11 years ago
anyone Bob Zelin
Re: who is buying the new Nitris DX or Mojo DX?
by Christopher Delaine 11 years ago
I plan to purchase one for my home system. More than likely the Mojo DX. Most of the decks I use have HD-SDI inputs and outputs so I can't really justify the Nitis DX. But then again what the Heck.
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