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Chuck Reti

Currently:
-Technical Director and Engineering Tech at CBS Detroit (WWJ-TV / WKBD)
-TD, Engineering Tech, editor at Detroit Public Television (WTVS).
-Freelance Production tech (Video, DIT, camera, utility)

Recently:
-Video Editor, Technical S... [more]
Member Since:
December 16th 2001
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Location:
Detroit, MI USA
can't uninstall search engine mac
by hugo garcia 6 months ago
I can't uninstall search engine Mac, I've tried everything, Mac Cleaner, Malwarebytes, uninstalling Chrome, NOTHING works, does anyone know how to fix this
Re: can't uninstall search engine mac
by Chuck Reti 6 months ago
I don t understand what you mean by "search engine mac." Please explain. Chuck Reti
60p footage won't log/transfer after Mac is serviced, shows no duration/preview
by Nick Thompson 1 year ago
Hi all, I'm using FCP 7, and a few months ago I successfully transcoded footage from a card that had a mix of both 24p and 60p clips. All the clips came in fine, the 60p in the correct timebase as I e
Re: 60p footage won't log/transfer after Mac is serviced, shows no duration/preview
by Chuck Reti 1 year ago
Left field guess, maybe your Quicktime codecs, used by FCP, got hosed. Pro app codecs at https: support.apple.com en_US downloads codecs Chuck Reti Detroit MI
Sony J-1 BetaSP Deck - Vertical Hold / Black and White Image Issues
by Billy Dennis 1 year ago
Hi There, I have a Sony J-1 BetaSP deck with some issues. Recently the picture has gone to black and white, with some vertical hold issues (see attached picture). This displays on all outputs - S-Vide
Re: Sony J-1 BetaSP Deck - Vertical Hold / Black and White Image Issues
by Chuck Reti 1 year ago
Haven't had hands on a Beta deck for years, so kind of just guessing here. Looks like it's expecting external reference. Either connect a sync blackburst generator or find the menu setting for "intern
Distribution to stations on physical media, when you can't FTP or fileshare
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
If you can't FTP or fileshare a program to the station, and have to send it on physical media, what do you use Say, if it's more than 20 gigs but less than 50 Flash drive Portable hard drive Dual-laye
Re: Distribution to stations on physical media, when you can't FTP or fileshare
by Chuck Reti 2 years ago
Totally dependent on what the station is capable of handling, or is willing to handle. One that I work for still receives some paid program material on DVCProHD, though this is quickly dwindling. One
Hi, is it possible to convert and edit iTunes videos on Max OSX 10.12 or 10.13 high sierra?
by Randy Abigail 2 years ago
Hi, I have a large amount of iTunes videos and I am trying to edit some of the videos for my homework, anyone can tell me how to do that I have tried multiple times, but it seems it always prompt me t
Re: Hi, is it possible to convert and edit iTunes videos on Max OSX 10.12 or 10.13 high sierra?
by Chuck Reti 2 years ago
By "iTunes videos" do you mean music videos purchased from the iTunes Store How are you getting to the video files What is the "it" that is telling you the file is corrupted If you select a video from
Best Training, Courses, Textbooks for new Technical Directors
by Zach Nass 2 years ago
Hi there, I have a new opportunity to work as a TD on a live sports production truck after some training. The vision mixer in use is a Grass Valley Kalypso. I spent an awful lot of time searching the
Re: Best Training, Courses, Textbooks for new Technical Directors
by Chuck Reti 2 years ago
You'll do OK with that attitude and enthusiasm. Good Luck! C.
source for written OS 10 support
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
Please recommend a good book and or website with info & how-tos for OS Snow Leop and & more current OSs.
Re: source for written OS 10 support
by Chuck Reti 2 years ago
David Pogue's "Missing Manual" books have been published for all versions of OS X and macOS. Good "how-tos" at osxdaily.com, support.apple.com mac among dozens of others a search will turn up. Chuck R
my Onyx appears busted
by Len Wasson 2 years ago
I have been using Onyx ever since my first mac in 2007 so I'm very well versed with what it does and how it works. I recently updated to El Capitan and have run Onyx at least 2x since then, and yes, I
Re: my Onyx appears busted
by Chuck Reti 2 years ago
You say you "updated" Onyx. Since you say you've installed El Capitan and not Sierra, you should be using the Onyx version for El Cap, which is v. 3.1.9 (the updated version for Sierra is v 3.2.5. If
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Creative COW Forums
by Creative COW 3 years ago
https: forums.creativecow.net
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Broadcasting the same video on TV channels
by Mariangela Ochoa 3 years ago
Hello I'm working in an installation that is going to be presented in an exhibition. Basically, I need to put a tv in the middle of the gallery and the viewers have to have the possibility to sit in f
Re: Broadcasting the same video on TV channels
by Chuck Reti 3 years ago
What is the reason for viewers changing the channels, if exactly the same content is on every channel You would need to take video out of the computer, and (assuming you're in the USA), convert to NTS
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CG app for Mac
by Bill Rabkin 4 years ago
Our Public Access Community Media Center uses a MacBook Pro. We'd like to generate titles and Lower 3rds on this laptop and feed them into an HDMI port on our switcher for realtime insertion (as overl
Re: CG app for Mac
by Chuck Reti 4 years ago
Only one specifically for Mac OS I've seen lately is Softron's "On The Air CG". Info at http: www.softron.tv products ontheair-cg around $3.2K
On-Set Monitor Recommendations??? With good color temperature?? 3200K screen??
by Scott Smith 5 years ago
I am looking to buy a large LCD LED monitor (65"+) for on set use in a 3200K lighting environment. Does anyone have any good recommendations of what monitors are available that reproduce colors well o
Re: On-Set Monitor Recommendations??? With good color temperature?? 3200K screen??
by Chuck Reti 5 years ago
I've tried the gel approach with varying degrees of success. Keeping it flat on the surface and not "crinkling" can be troublesome, and of course, it's shiny, not matte finish like the flatscreen it's
Reliable USB3 Hubs for iMac?
by Brett Ramsey 5 years ago
I am looking for a reliable USB 3 hub (in fact at least 2) for my iMac. I currently lose one port to the Superdrive and need to plug in 4 2TB USB 3 drives, 1 USB Audio Input and an elgato TV tuner. I
Re: Reliable USB3 Hubs for iMac?
by Chuck Reti 5 years ago
My understanding is that the USB will revert to the speed of the slowest device on the bus. A hub merely extends the bus on the iMac that you"re plugged into. I don't know if the different USB 3 ports
Video output noise
by Jon Conway 5 years ago
Hi All, I've got a live event space with five Panasonic AW-HE120 robotic cameras and each camera is showing quite a bit of image noise. By that I mean I'm seeing snowy, gainy like image output from ea
Re: Video output noise
by Chuck Reti 5 years ago
The noise and horizontal lines suggest RF (Radio Frequency) interference somewhere in the signal path. Is your gear anywhere near to transmitters- broadcast radio, TV, two-way, Wi-Fi, cell relays etc.
Playback of MP4 files on MAC system
by Megan Oldfield 5 years ago
I am running an IMAC OSX 10.9.4 What is the best way to play back MP4 files on a MAC system My default to open them is MPEG streamclip, but I seem to get stuttery playback. Is there a codec I can load
Re: Playback of MP4 files on MAC system
by Chuck Reti 5 years ago
Though no longer in development, the Perian codec suite is still available from MacUpdate Works fine for MP4 with Quicktime Player. Also try VLC Media Player.
2008 Mac Pro keeps restarting (crashing?)
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Recently my computer has begun acting strange. Without warning the computer will simply restart. Perhaps the computer is crashing I figured the system drive was the problem, so I replaced that last ni
Re: 2008 Mac Pro keeps restarting (crashing?)
by Chuck Reti 5 years ago
I've had a few instances of problems caused by a dead or nearly-dead Logic board battery. Done a PRAM zap
"Favorite Forums" gone
by Chuck Reti 5 years ago
My default "Favorite Forums" display has vanished; all Forums are displayed no matter which sort option I select. Went into settings and re-selected Favorites but the full list still comes up, even wh
Re: "Favorite Forums" gone
by Chuck Reti 5 years ago
Yup, all all better. Thanks! Chuck Reti Detroit MI
need to install CS 5.5 Master Collection on PowerPC G5
by David Crass 6 years ago
I need to install Adobe CS 5.5 Master Collection onto a PowerPC G5. Hopefully, someone has done this before and can provide some guidance on what I need to do to make this work. Currently running OS X
Re: need to install CS 5.5 Master Collection on PowerPC G5
by Chuck Reti 6 years ago
Sorry, Not Gonna Happen, not on a G5. Here are the System Requirements for CS 5.5 Master Suite for Mac OS https: store1.adobe.com store en_us popup software creativesuite mastercollection5_5 systemreq
Program Preferences w/ Mountain Lion
by Don Greening 6 years ago
Does anyone know where the program preference files are kept in Mountain Lion They don't seem to be in the previous place any more which was: Macintosh HD Users "yourname" Library Preferences Anyone h
Re: Program Preferences w/ Mountain Lion
by Chuck Reti 6 years ago
Preferences (.plist) files are still in the Library folder, where they always have been. In Mountain Lion, Apple chose to make the User Library file more difficult, but not impossible, to access. Prot
Why VITC must me on line 21?
by Fabio Grammatico 8 years ago
Hi, why most broadcast facilities requires VITC on line 21 and example not on 17 Thanks to all!
No it's not.
by Chad Brewer 8 years ago
Line 21 is the line allocated for closed captioning, not 23. VITC is usually allocated to either lines 14&16 or 16&18. Chad Brewer Senior Broadcast Videotape Operator TeleVersions, LLC - Chicago
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Additive dissolve blooming problem
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
I've noticed that when I do an additive dissolve everything seems fine till right at the end of the dissolve it kind of blooms, it seems like the image that is departing comes back in slightly before
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Re: Additive dissolve blooming problem
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
ah OK, thought it was just me :-) Many thanks. http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Graphics card 1x
How to enable legacy codec in OS X 10.6.4
by Gwen Sputore 8 years ago
Hi, Trying to enable Legacy codec with no luck. Am really after Apple Motion JPEG-A, which you could get to in QT Preferences and ticking a box (not now)! I tried enabling from terminal, although I go
Re: How to enable legacy codec in OS X 10.6.4
by Chuck Reti 8 years ago
Apple Support is your friend: http: support.apple.com kb TS1149 Which says: Take the following steps to enable additional encoders: Choose Apple menu System Preferences. Choose View QuickTime. Click t
File recovery
by Chuck Reti 8 years ago
One of five Ki Pros being used to record line and ISOs somehow had its Clip name set to "TEST," and apparently did not add an increment character to the clip name following each of nine or so Rec Stop
Re: File recovery
by AJA Sales Department 8 years ago
Since the name of the clip created was "TEST", this indicates that the Use Custom Clip Name parameter in the MEDIA menu was enabled. The fact that only one recording with this name was produced insinu
MacOX Lion is here!!
by Rafael Amador 8 years ago
http: www.apple.com macosx lion www.nagavideo.com
Re: MacOX Lion is here!!
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
Rafael Amador "I've started the year very positive :-)" And I applaud you for that. For me, it's hard to get psyched up about the very first listed feature of this new operating system being an App S
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Final Cut Pro no longer opens after Elgato Turbo install
by Jen Stoughton 9 years ago
I have an iMac (10.6.4) and I recently installed Final Cut Pro version 7. It worked great until I installed Elgato Turbo - Now Final Cut will not open. When I tried opening Final Cut Pro using Rosetta
Re: Final Cut Pro no longer opens after Elgato Turbo install
by Chuck Reti 9 years ago
Assuming an Intel iMac and SL, what would be the point of opening FCP using Rosetta anyway
Captruing hi-8 into FCP
by Tim Clancy 9 years ago
Hello, I am capturing some old high 8 footage via an equally old Sony camera, using fire wire connected to FCP. I have my capture settings set to a non-controllable device and the capture input at DV
Re: Captruing hi-8 into FCP
by Chuck Reti 9 years ago
While most if not all 8mm and Hi8 camcorders did not have Firewire I O, later Sony camcorders of the "Digital8" format (DV video on Hi8 tape stock) had "iLink" (Sony's implementation of IEEE-1394) and
Attempting to capture Hi8 tapes into FCP 7
by Jennifer Bennett 9 years ago
Hello! I am working on a documentary & have been trying to covert some old Hi8 tapes into something I can edit in FCP 7. I am not having much success! Here are the materials I have: Canopus ADVC-55 Ad
Re: Attempting to capture Hi8 tapes into FCP 7
by Chuck Reti 9 years ago
Jennifer Bennett "I was assuming the yellow RCA was the sound." Yellow is the usual code for composite video. You have not told us what model make the camcorder is, which may help troubleshoot your a
Will FCP 5.0 work on a G5 Quad Core PPC Mac?
by Richard Hazeldine 9 years ago
Hi, I've the opportunity to purchase a Quad Core PPC 2.5 Ghz, will this run FCP 5.0 I've heard of some apps not running correctly if you try and install them on either intel PPC Macs. Could anyone ple
Re: Will FCP 5.0 work on a G5 Quad Core PPC Mac?
by Chuck Reti 9 years ago
Many apps and plug-ins (and more every day) will not run on PPC machines. It is always necessary to read the System Requirements before buying or installing. Performance of Motion is more dependent on
Polaroid washed out look
by Kristian Engelsen 9 years ago
Hey how can I achieve a polaroid type of washed out look Not after the polaroid framing, but the colorizing and washed out part;)
Re: Polaroid washed out look
by Chuck Reti 9 years ago
If you're looking to give this look to stills, check the "Poladroid" project. http: www.poladroid.net If you're doing to video, viewing images processed through Poladroid can give you a good basis for
Audio from analog tape
by Sverker Hahn 9 years ago
I have an old (25+) Sony TCD5 portable cassette tape recorder. Is it possible and easy to add such recordings to FCP Or should I get a digital recorder of some kind Sverker Hahn, Stockholm Slower is b
Re: Audio from analog tape
by Chuck Reti 9 years ago
You could patch the tape deck's output to the Mac's analog input and use Quicktime Pro's audio recording option, then import into FCP. You may need to re-export from QT Pro (or go through iTunes) to h
Export differs from edit
by Mark Brown 9 years ago
Hello All! Thank you for your time! I just posted a "Christmas Card" my wife and I shot on my new camera (Canon EOS 7D), and when posted on vimeo, the quality, put simply is just not up to par. It's n
Re: Export differs from edit
by Chuck Reti 9 years ago
The SD playback looks pretty good here, even at "full screen." Could not view the HD version as my G4 just can't handle it. Happy Holidays! Chuck Reti Detroit MI
Trouble bringing DVD into Avid... please help.
by court golden 11 years ago
HI Everyone, I hope someone can please help me. I have Media Composer 2.7.2(no Mojo). I wanted to bring a DVD into my Avid. So I used MPEG Slipstream (upgraged to quicktime 7 with MPEG2 playback)... b
Re: Trouble bringing DVD into Avid... please help.
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
Not much info to go on here. What kind of output are you setting up MPEG Streamclip to do, and how long a piece of video from the DVD Three hours for Streamclip to do just about anything does not seem
Disk Drive Problem
by Brian Thomas 11 years ago
I have determined that video overruns and choppy playback issues are related to my internal separate 465gb hitachi deskstar hard drive...there are no problems in the windows disk check...please advise
Re: Disk Drive Problem
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
Jon Zanone "your drives are running at 7200rpm - not fast enough to play back video." This comes as a great surprise to the thousands of us using 7200rpm drives, internal and external, IDE, FW and SA
Can you tranfer an Avid Project to Final Cut Pro?
by Jacqueline Weissman 11 years ago
Hi All, I'm new to this list so please forgive me if this has been discussed before. I'm an Avid editor using the latest version of Media Composer. I have a big project that I want to give to another
Re: Can you tranfer an Avid Project to Final Cut Pro?
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
You can export each bin as an ALE file. Then (you, if on a Mac, or the FCP editor) use donationware Sebsky Tools ale2fcp utility to convert the ALE files to batch lists which can be imported in FCP. D
Avid Media Composer: Final Cut Pro user profile?
by Daniel Hybiak 11 years ago
Hello there, I'm a long-time Final Cut Pro editor who is attempting to get a firm grasp on Avid Media Composer (it's always good to know both), but I'm having some serious, serious difficulties. I kno
Re: Avid Media Composer: Final Cut Pro user profile?
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
I would strongly suggest that you not map Avid keys with FCP layouts. You should approach this as you would when learning a language- learn the Avid "grammar" and "idioms" on their own. I frequently s
How to pan/scan with a rotate?
by Milton Hockman 11 years ago
im doing a tribute video and need to do lots of pan scan with pictures. how do i do that with a rotate as well Avid Pan and Zoom does not have rotate.Motion Graphics Artist and Non-Linear Editor Softw
Re: How to pan/scan with a rotate?
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
StageTools MovingPicture with Rotation option http: www.stagetools.com
converting file formats
by Rob Alexander 11 years ago
Hi, can anyone recommend a converter (hopefully freeware!) to turn AVIs and WMVs into something Media Composer (software) can import. A friend's asked me to figure this out so i don't know what codecs
Re: converting file formats
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
I recently got a WMV file I had to use. If you're on a Windows box, you can use Windows Movie Maker to do the job. What worked for me: Open the WMV in Windows Movie Maker, drop in timeline. "Save Movi
Video in two languages
by clyde villegas 11 years ago
Just finished a corporate video in English. Part of our agreement was to produce the video in two languages. The new voice-over (which he recorded to a CD) does not match the timing of the finished vi
Re: Video in two languages
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
An issue I have run into, at least with Spanish-language translations (I barely passed my Spanish courses, too) is that the translators (who may also be the VO talent) believed that they were to provi
Burger King Freakout
by Todd Terry 11 years ago
Has everyone seen the Burger King "freakout" hidden camera campaign I just think this is so genius... and proof that a production doesn't have to be super slick Hollywood sexy to be very effective (al
Re: Burger King Freakout
by Chuck Reti 11 years ago
Peter Thomas is voicing a set of spots running here in the Detroit area for Beaumont, a medical complex once known as William Beaumont Hospital. Thomas' narration unfortunately is made to sound like a
A compelling reason to get out of the business
by Ross Hansberger 12 years ago
I recently stumbled across this post on craig's list (atlanta). I'm still shaking my head. "I am looking for 2, very professional (important), highly qualified videographers to film for 8 hours next F
Re: It's Vaporized
by Chuck Reti 12 years ago
Like the Undead, it's baaaack.... and now, to make sure Mr or Ms Right shows up on shoot day, they want "only the best," so enough from you wannabes out there with the potatoes and the deviled eggs. M
Had to share...
by Chris Bové 12 years ago
Editing a magazine style show for local PBS station. Need B-Roll extreme-wide shot of wine vineyards that holds still on a tripod for about six seconds. After 20 minutes of scrolling through footage,
Re: Had to share...
by Chuck Reti 12 years ago
I recently posted this tale to a similar thread on the AVID-L2, but also seems appropriate here- In the early days of Quantel, ADO etc. a director producer on an auto spot got sold on the idea of shoo
AVC-I and P2 Feb 13 SMPTE Detroit
by Chuck Reti 12 years ago
Participants in this COW forum in Michigan Ohio Ontario area may find this program of interest: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers Detroit Section Meeting Notice February 2007 DATE: Tu
importing jpegs
by taosdreaming 12 years ago
I am trying to import graphics into avid- are jpegs the best format to import them in or is there a better way
Re: importing jpegs
by Chuck Reti 12 years ago
No alphas with jpegs either.
Books on Waveform/Vectorscope
by Jeffrey Gould 12 years ago
Hi, Could someone recommend a book on Waveform Monitors Vectorscopes. Thanks Jeffrey S. Gould Action Media Productions
Re: Books on Waveform/Vectorscope
by Chuck Reti 12 years ago
NTSC Video Measurements: http: www.tektronix.com Measurement cgi-bin framed.pl Document= Measurement App_Notes NTSC_Video_Msmt Video Measurement index: http: www2.tek.com cmswpt tifinder.lotr cn=video
What is a "Producer-in-Chief"???
by Tim Ward 13 years ago
Hello all, I've been using the COW for 3 or 4 years now, but haven't posted until now. The COW is great stuff. Here's a little levity for you guys. I'm just finishing up some of the first episodes of
Re: What is a "Producer-in-Chief"???
by Chuck Reti 13 years ago
A past episode of the animated comedy series "King of the Hill" had Hank Hill and his neighbors making a film to promote their town of Arlen. After doling out crew jobs, Hank, voiced by Mike Judge, sa
Problem with capturing audio
by noledan 13 years ago
I'm experiencing some problems while capturing. The audio is distorted, sounding almost like a robot voice, when I'm playing back. If I click out, though, and let the audio run with no video playing o
Re: Problem with capturing audio
by Chuck Reti 13 years ago
From the sketchy description it "sounds like" you might have a feedback loop somewhere along the path. What happens if you disconnect the audio that runs from the Avid's audio output to the deck's aud
Recommendations on a WACOM Tablet
by marcus ionis 13 years ago
Thinking about getting a WACOM Tablet for my AVID. This tablet would be used for editorial, photoshop and some compositing. Do you have any recommendations Thank You for Your Time. Marcus
Re: Recommendations on a WACOM Tablet
by Chuck Reti 13 years ago
Intuos3. Comes in various sizes and aspect ratios. Only thing you'd want to use for photoshop, compositing etc. http: www.wacom.com productinfo intuos.cfm
Hybrid Edit Systems?
by Philip Boal 13 years ago
Is there such an animal A NLE editor (like an avid) that also has traditional machine to machine editing thru a switcher. It seems like the perfect solution to me. Sometimes we want to work quick and
Re: Hybrid Edit Systems?
by Chuck Reti 13 years ago
Editware and Aacom are separate entities. Editware http: www.editware.com, has for some time offered a "hybrid" system as described by the OP. There is also at least one Mac-based app, whose name esca
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