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Christopher Kinsman

1/4 Conspiracy theorist, 1/4 inventor, 1/4 dreamer, 1/4 procrastinator
Member Since:
December 7th 2005
454 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Santa Monica CA
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Hugh Hill
Any good way of capturing 4:2:2 without breaking the bank?
by Ethan Nunn 3 months ago
So I have a really bad Chroma Key setup. My lighting's all over the place with no good way of getting even lighting so I have to make use of what I have now. I have an a6500 and I'm recording it with
Re: Any good way of capturing 4:2:2 without breaking the bank?
by Christopher Kinsman 3 months ago
Hey Ethan, Don't know the A6600, but if there's a 4:2:2 out through HDMI you could use the Black Magic HyperDeck Shuttle 2. About $250 on the used market and would capture to HD (not 4k) uncompressed
PP 20 AAF exports causing Error Message in Pro Tools
by Christopher Kinsman 3 months ago
Hi All, Using PPro2020, Imac 2019 8core, OS 10.14.6, vega 48, Sound sync is done with "merge clip" function as no audio is present on the production video. 1) Lock Cut 2) Break into reels 3) Export AA
Playback Lag/waiting for image to catch up.
by John Watts 3 months ago
I know there have been many, many posts about this, and I've read through most and tried a number of settings, cleared cache, rebooted, and burned sage as part of an exorcism, but can't get this one f
Re: Playback Lag/waiting for image to catch up.
by Christopher Kinsman 3 months ago
I'm working on 2019 iMac 8core Vega 48 32gb ram 2tb ssd 16tb external tb raid OS is 10.14.6 and Premiere Pro 2020. I was getting video playing back at 1 2 speed while audio was normal - right out of t
Quicktime Screen Record Options
by Christopher Kinsman 4 months ago
In any of the QT versions, is there the ability to force Screen Record to capture at a specific frame rate Example - Capture at exactly 23.98 for placement in 23.98 sequences that will not need frame
Re: Quicktime Screen Record Options
by Jason Wilkins 3 months ago
There's a good possibility that this is possible in OBS. https: obsproject.com
Noticed a bug in merged clips
by Christopher Kinsman 5 months ago
PP2020, IMAC 2019 I9, 32gb Ram, Vega 48, OS MOJAVE, Working with pores 422HQ transcodes. Sinking audio in premiere using Merge clips. Merge works fine, but when I open the merged clip to set an in, I
PP 2020 giving slo mo playback.
by Christopher Kinsman 6 months ago
I just did a fresh install of PP 2020 on a brand new 2019 iMac i9 Vega 48 32gb ram 2TB internal SSD OS 10.14.6 I duplicated a project from 2017 - then opened the copy in 2020. All after market effects
Re: PP 2020 giving slo mo playback.
by Christopher Kinsman 5 months ago
Thank you Ann, I followed your advice about import and did the "clear media cache" recommendations. That didn't solve the problems. Oddly enough, when I went to the playback panel and just de-selected
Export burned in Edit Overlays
by Christopher Kinsman 1 year ago
Hi Friends, I've tried searching for this. Maybe doesn't exist I'm working in CC2017 still and I'd like to export a reference movie for my Audio Post House that displays all the audio source names on
Re: Export burned in Edit Overlays
by greg janza 1 year ago
Premiere can only export video track timecode but not audio tracks. maybe resolve tallmanproductions.net
Error -36 on certain folders of a raid 0 esata drive
by Christopher Kinsman 2 years ago
Hello Friends, Ive had an interesting hiccup come to the forefront. For many years now i've been editing on my 2012 IMAC using a LA CIE thunderbolt esata dock to connect a 5 Drive SATA RAID 0 to my sy
Re: Error -36 on certain folders of a raid 0 esata drive
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
This article from OSXDaily: How to Fix Error Code 36 in Mac OS X Finder suggests that if dot_clean doesn't work, that it might a problem with the .DS_Store files and suggests this approach: Delete All
Meta data burn in on Export
by Christopher Kinsman 2 years ago
Can anyone let me know if there's a way to get on screen audio meta data burned into the video export (any flavor) out of CC2017 Many thanks to all who read and or respond! CK
XQD and UDF 50mbit 422 Mode
by Christopher Kinsman 7 years ago
Hi All, We are shooting a new game show with 2 X Sony PMW200s. EPs have asked for any recording solutions to expensive SXS media.(External recorders not an option) Can anyone confirm that I can use th
Re: XQD and UDF 50mbit 422 Mode
by Ian Cook 7 years ago
XQD is supported for UDF, we strongly recommend S-Series cards. No real drawbacks but of course it is consumer media and is officially recommended as 'emergency' or 'backup' media.. No changes in post
60d and fotodiox nikkor adapter
by Christopher Kinsman 9 years ago
Just dipping my toe into the dslr world and purchased a 60d. Im using a nikor lens and fotodiox V2 nikkor adapter made for the 60d. I've got all the settings I can find turned to manual but I keep get
Re: 60d and fotodiox nikkor adapter
by Nathan Troester 9 years ago
I use a 60D with a Cinevate adaptor for Nikon lenses with no problems. Here's the menu setting for manual exposure: Just for reference, I set my camera on Auto Exposure and tried to reproduce your pro
WTB: Sony DSR-11
by Scott Kase 10 years ago
Wanted to buy Sony DSR-11. Cash paid same day. Please call 1-877-987-3280 Offices in LA, Las Vegas, New York, Phoenix and DC usedav.com Scott Kase Director of Sales skase@usedav.com Las Vegas,New York
Re: WTB: Sony DSR-11
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Hi Scott, I have a DSR20 that I've used in my home studio if you're interested. Drop me an email at ckinsman1@aol.com Kind Regards! Chris
Scourge of Service for Media Professionals
by Danny Grizzle 10 years ago
I won't mention any names, but these scalding comments are directed specifically at Vitec Manfrotto Gitzo. I am beginning a second week of trying to get parts for a professional level carbon fiber Git
Re: Scourge of Service for Media Professionals
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Always had good luck with Spartan Photo Center in Spartansburg, SC. A human answers the phone and they know what they're talking about! Best of luck in the future! Kind Regards, Chris
My DIY camera dolly
by Doug Metzel 10 years ago
I recently made this camera dolly in my dads machine shop. I designed it on Pro e and went to work. It worked so good a few friends asked me to make them some. Once I got it all set up I was able to p
Re: My DIY camera dolly
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Nice work! Making any to sell Kind Regards, Chris K
Osama BIN Laden - where are my Bins?
by Mark Foerster 10 years ago
Ok got a weird one here or - I've been up too late. Media 100 1.5.1 Quicktime 10 Aja Lhe 8.0 I can create new bins in a brand new project window but the bin itself is hiding, I can't digitize cause I
Re: Osama BIN Laden - where are my Bins?
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Seem to remember this happening once before. What I'm thinking is a bin got tossed out of viewable area on your monitor. Go to your monitor settings and change them to the largest possible. This will
Film conversion for Beta output
by Lee Burrows 10 years ago
If I am shooting a PSA on film and would need the final version edited to Beta. What format should the film be converted to in order to edit while still preserving the quality of the original footage.
Re: Film conversion for Beta output
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Hey Lee, See if your telecine house or lab will scan it for you to a QT file. Apple pro res HQ for FW800 drives (e sata recommended!) Put it on a hard-drive, bring it home, edit, then output to tape o
FW Deck Control with M25U and DVCPRO HD
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Hey Guys, I've seen this link before but can't find it now. I'm looking for the FW Device control set up instructions to get FCP to control the M25U via FW when digitizing DVCPROHD from the Component
Re: FW Deck Control with M25U and DVCPRO HD
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
SOLVED OUR OWN PROB. BAD FIREWIRE PORT! AAAAAHAAHHHHHHHHHHHH
XDCAM Transfer Problem
by olaf steel 10 years ago
Hi, I have shot a short film on a Sony EX1 camera using SxS cards. When the cards were full, I put then in my MacBook Pro and copied the BPAV files to an external hard drive, a process I have done ma
Re: XDCAM Transfer Problem
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
From our experience, you need to xfer the entire folders, not just the bpav files. Not aware of any fix for this - but haven't done a lot of searching for this either. Best of Luck! Kind Regards, Chri
NX 5 Loss in quality on composite out
by David Milner 10 years ago
We are busy changing over to HD so we purchased 2 NX 5 Cameras to replace our Pd 170's. We do live switching on an analog Datavideo S500 switcher using high quality cable which is about 150 meters lon
Re: NX 5 Loss in quality on composite out
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
The datavideo s500 switcher is for standard def. The PD 170 is standard def. The nx5 is hi def and only down converts through the firewire. So you're running a hi-def signal into a standard def switch
Transition smoothly from button/menu to track
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Hi to all! I'm new to Encore, and was trying to find a way to make the transitions from a preset menu page to the video - smooth. I'd like a fade in out if possible. Now, when I hit the "play" button
Re: Transition smoothly from button/menu to track
by Raja Ashok 10 years ago
You can't add transitions between menu and video in Encore directly. However you can achieve this by creating menu fade out video from After Effects Premiere pro and set the video as button transition
Proper XML file name to open in FCP7
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Hi, trying to open an xml file in FCP7 and it's greyed out. It came in via email with a .dat suffix attached. Is this correct or does this need to be changed. Can't find any data on this. Thanks a mil
Re: Proper XML file name to open in FCP7
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
OK, so I changed the suffix to .mxl and FCP sees it. When I go to import this it gives me a "please choose a translation doc" message. Any ideas Kind Regards! Chris
PAL SD (DVCAM) on a 720p timeline.
by Paul Crowe 10 years ago
Hi Folks, I'm using M100 suite V1.5.1 on a grunty mac pro tower. Running standard leopard 10.5.8 at the moment. I've got a 720p time line and I'm using the standard ProRes 422 codec. Which is all good
Re: PAL SD (DVCAM) on a 720p timeline.
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Hey Paul, If you don't have access to a terranex upconvert, or any of the other sd to hd converters - you'll have to settle for compressor. why don't you digitize as pro res hq via firewire - then set
Assign to Pro Res on Log & Transfer
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
We're trying to nail down a workflow here. In the past, hdv footage was captured as Pro Res via fw from tape to avoid the hdv codec for several reasons. Now the production wants to skip digitizing and
Re: Assign to Pro Res on Log & Transfer
by Christopher Kinsman 10 years ago
Sorry, I wasn't crystal clear. The production can ONLY afford the Mrc1k (it's a 3 cam shoot) for the cameras. Obviously the Ki is the answer, but we don't have 12k for 3 of them with cards. Anyone hav
? 4 Bob Zelin re Z1U component capture
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hi Bob & All, In your experience, how good is the live component signal (pre mpeg2 compression) from the Z1U I know the mpeg2 signal is 4:2:0 and limited to 25mbs. I'm thinking about extending the lif
Re: ? 4 Bob Zelin re Z1U component capture
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Thanks Bob, I'll milk the last bit of life out of my investment in the Z1u and let the network stomp the crap out of a signal I didn't have to pay top dollar for. Keep the Faith, Bob - every idiot wil
4X3 to 16X9 for Digibeta
by Zuleide Otaviana 11 years ago
Hello. I need to convert my 4X3 video to anamorphic 16X9 using FCP. Then I need to send to a video transfer house to create a digibeta version of it. I was planning to create a news sequence on FCP wi
Re: 4X3 to 16X9 for Digibeta
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hi Zuleide, I would highly recommend finding a post house that has a terranex converter. Since you need to do a digibeta xfer anyway, you might want to strike a deal to convert your 4x3 to 16x9 which
Editing Estimate
by Mark Dannunzio 11 years ago
Hello, I am a videographer editor for a technology company that serves our local school districts. I am attempting to put together a chart that explains editing estimates. Do you agree with the 1 hr p
Re: Editing Estimate
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Sounds like we've walked the same path with our clients. Best wishes for you in 2010! Kind Regards, Chris
auto iris too dark
by dan jones 11 years ago
I've shot a few things with my new EX-3 with no external monitor and all the footage has turned out too dark. Not unusably dark, but definitely under exposed. I have been using the auto iris as a refe
Re: auto iris too dark
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hi Dan FWIW everyone's focused on the iris, but have you done a camera monitor calibration test to make sure what you see in the monitor is what you're rolling to tape drive card. I've had guys turn t
XH-A1 master reset
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hey guys, just got my hands on a free XH-A1. It was dunked in freshwater on a fishing show. It will record video only in the "EXT. CONT" mode only - Audio is dead. Is there a master reset or factory r
Re: XH-A1 master reset
by William Busby 11 years ago
I doubt anything simple like a "reset" will revive circuitry that's possibly been fried.
Aspect ratio hell
by Jeffrey Stoner 11 years ago
Have a couple of projects that for the sake of ease, I want to complete on M100 v 8.1.1. I am struggling with 16x9 settings and how to export for DVD. - I digitized and edited as 16x9 720x486 as per
Re: Aspect ratio hell
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hey Jeff, when DVDSP is open and assets have been imported and placed on the timeline, click on the timeline to activate and then under the "general" tab that appears in the "track" window, select dis
Question about 8.2.3
by Brad Jones 11 years ago
Ok i have a question and I KNOW I'm using an OLD machine (boss won't upgrade until this dies) and using OLD settings, but need them for commercial reasons. About a month ago I started getting color sh
Re: Question about 8.2.3
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
1) Try re-seating your m100 cards 2) Make sure you're not using too new a version of Quicktime. I think 7.5 is the limit with 8.2.3a. Best of luck! Kind Regards, Chris
8.2.3 & QT crashing on export
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hey friends, I've digitized some 3 4 inch footage on the fly into m100 4x3 720X486. After assembling in a timeline I try to export as: Self contained Movie: M100 Crashes sometimes as a QT file: M100 C
Re: 8.2.3 & QT crashing on export
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
I closed both programs, restarted the mac, blew out the PRam and used Disk warrior and it seems to be OK now. Go figure. Hope this helps!
QT and 8.2.3a
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
What's the last known QT that runs with 8.2.3a. I recently reconnected my m100 when FCP couldn't see the signal from a deck. M100 sees it right away, no problem, but m100 keeps crashing after about 1
Re: QT and 8.2.3a
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
I used pacifist to reload QT7.5 and all M100 crashing has stopped. Many thanks. Chris
3/4 VO 5800 and AJA IO
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
I've got many tapes in 3 4 that we'd like to digitize and upload to the web for our website. The 3 4 is a VO 5800, and I also own a UVW1800, DSR 20 and a panasonic 1980 VHS deck. Can I pass the signal
Re: 3/4 VO 5800 and AJA IO
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hey Bob, thanks for input! I'll use this equipment appropriately - sounds like it might come in handy the next time I'm building a coral reef! I plugged in my old media 100 and it grabbed the signal r
Somebody here must have a favorite Mac for an 8.2.3a system
by Robert L. Kopf 11 years ago
Ok, I'm going to try one last time. I am going to setup a P6000-based version 8.2.3a system to ingest analog sources. Surely someone here must have an opinion about which Mac to use. I want one that i
Re: Somebody here must have a favorite Mac for an 8.2.3a system
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Hey Robert, sorry to have missed your request from June 8. My 8.2.3a system runs on my G4 dual 1.4 with 2 gigs ram and an esata card. I have an P6000 card with lossless with FW. It works really well.
Recording an Event with a VX2100 to DVD?
by James Gagnon 11 years ago
I am trying to set up a system where I would record an athletic game with a SONY Minidv VX 2100 and in real time record to two separate DVD's so that at the conclusion of the game these discs could be
Re: Recording an Event with a VX2100 to DVD?
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
I've worked with the pioneer dvr320 which has fw inputs. you might be able to daisy chain these fw decks with a fw splitter. It's a little cleaner via fw. I've also used the pioneer dvr220. You might
error message -199 occurred, my program can't open
by Jerome Robbins 11 years ago
Mac G-4 dual 1.42 OS 10.3.9 Media 100iXR 8.2.2 I completed a 7 minute photomontage and saved it several times. When I went to force render. It rendered 1 3 of the transitions (all dissolves) and then
Re: error message -199 occurred, my program can't open
by Christopher Kinsman 11 years ago
Jerome, you're welcome. I've been in a pinch many times before and good people here like Floh, Wickam, Douglas Spotted Eagle, Walter, Shane and others have been there to help. Glad what little knowled
Downconvert XDCAM EX to DVCPRO HD
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
We're delivering a show in DVCPROHD (1280X1080)1080i 29.97 and just received some raw footage in XDCAM EX (1920X1080) 1080p30. What's the cleanest route (not terranex) we can do in house to convert th
Re: Downconvert XDCAM EX to DVCPRO HD
by Rich Rubasch 12 years ago
Rip a clip thru compressor using the advanced format conversion preset and then compare it to the source XDCAM clip in FCP on a good external monitor. You won't see much difference. We do it all the t
Cleanest Downconvert from XDCam EX to DVC PRO HD
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
We're delivering a show in DVCPROHD (1280X1080)1080i 29.97 and just received some raw footage in XDCAM EX (1920X1080) 1080p30. What's the cleanest route (not terranex) we can do in house to convert th
Re: Cleanest Downconvert from XDCam EX to DVC PRO HD
by Don Greening 12 years ago
Hi Chris, I convert HQ 1080p 30 EX footage to DVCPRO HD footage quite often. 1. new sequence 2. drag the DVCPRO HD stuff to the seq. 3. drag the EX stuff in. FCP will conform the footage to match seq.
Audio Crackling on ingest/output
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hi Folks, Just today we started having ingest output crackling from our Kona LH audio. We were setting up for a workflow from M25u RCA out to Mixer to Kona LH analog in. AJA white pages instructed us
Re: Audio Crackling on ingest/output
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hi Bob, thanks for your insight. Will we experience the same problems with the sony m35u Many thanks! Chris K. HOLD THE PHONES! Just switched the AJA analog input to compontent SMPTE and all audio pro
XH-A1 getting too much noise in medium to medium low light
by Hugh Hill 12 years ago
Hi guy's my names Hugh, I have been with CC for a while now and am trying to learn as much as I can on video and production but I am hitting a brick wall since getting my XH-A1 as when I shoot in anyt
Re: XH-A1 getting too much noise in medium to medium low light
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Nice to meet you Hugh! The Cow has saved me many a time! Turn to the users whenever you need. NuB or not - ask away! There are many great sites to help with a lot of tutorials. Right here on the cow I
XL H1 audio reset/independent repair LA
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hey Friends, was just handed a XL H1 that doesn't record audio through any of the inputs. There seems to be a couple of other issues with it as well. The menu button is ineffective and the audio displ
Adding Claw Mark Effects
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Can anyone point me to a tutorial on how to create a claw mark that actively swipes across a piece of video. I'm using FCP 5.0.4 and AE 6.5pro on OS10.4 G4 MDD FW800 1.4dual. Many thanks. Kind Regards
Re: Adding Claw Mark Effects
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Fantastic! I'll work on this tonight! Thank you for your time! Kind Regards, Chris K.
Does LH to realtime HD to SD downconverions?
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hi folks, just wondering if LH does realtime HD to SD downconversions. I can hear audio through the UVW1800 deck - I just can't see video! Here's my setup G5 Dual 2.7 5GB ram Mac 10.4.11 FCP 6.0.4 AJA
Solved the Problem!
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Thanks Jeremy! It turned out to need the drivers control panel updated from an old verions. FCP had been upgraded - AJA had not! Kind regards, Chris K.
Crashing & Boot Disk Disappears
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hey Friends, I've had a recurring problem of freezes on my G4 MDD Dual 1.42 2GB Ram. At random times I get the spinning wheel of death and I can't force quit out of the apps that are open. I'm forced
Re: Crashing & Boot Disk Disappears
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
I finally diagnosed my own problem. After the first computer died, I scavenged the ram to install into the 2nd. My OSX purchase was a single disc and didn't have the hardware test disk anywhere. I als
Music for Corporate Video
by Sam Pope 12 years ago
Got a question about music and licensing music for corporate video. In the past we've done some corporate video, mostly for small companies and haven't worried too much about using unlicensed copyrigh
Re: Music for Corporate Video
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Well Sam, the only thing I'll say is - how would you feel if your camera work or creative edits were used by someone else without permission or credit Best of luck with your moral dilemma! Kind Regard
Assigning new Boot Disk MDD G4 OS 10.4
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hi ll, I've just purchased another G4 MDD FW800 Dual 1.42 and am installing drives from an old computer. 1 of the drives I installed has all the apps and OS I'd like to run on this system. When I powe
Re: Assigning new Boot Disk MDD G4 OS 10.4
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
It came from and is going to a G4 MDD FW800 Dual 1.42. This drive was an original but was then cloned for safety. In the old machine - it was not designated as the boot drive, the clone was - does thi
MDD G4 FW800 Died - Fix it or Replace it?
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
I've been using my MDD FW800 system for 3 years with rock solid performance. OS 10.4. Recently it began to freeze after boot up. I could only force a restart with the power button (no force quits work
Re: MDD G4 FW800 Died - Fix it or Replace it?
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Thanks Paul, I'll keep looking. I have found a place called galaxyhp in the pacific northwest that fixes them for 160 us. I'll keep looking on the net as well! Many thanks! Kind Regards, Chris K.
Freezes up 10 minutes in!
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hi Friends, I've got a pesky little spinning pinwheel of death about 10 minutes after every start up. I cant force quit any program I'm in and have to hard crash out of the freeze. Then it will start
Re: Freezes up 10 minutes in!
by Simon Carlson-Thies 12 years ago
Run disk utility Run cron tasks empty caches reboot in safe mode by holding shift while starting the computer See if the problem persists report back with results Simon Carlson-Thies, Complex Technolo
XH A1 FIREWIRE JACK
by James Rhodimer 12 years ago
Has anyone heard of the firewire jack having problems on the the XH A1 I just lost any connection with mine and did 4 hours of tests narrowing it down to the fact that even Imovie didn't see my camera
Re: XH A1 FIREWIRE JACK
by Christopher Kinsman 12 years ago
Hey Jim, I've heard of the Sony line of cameras having problems with the fw port getting burned out. They say this happens when the fw cable is plugged in while the camera and the computer are on. App
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