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February 24th 2005
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3ds Max on Mac with Windows 'virtual machine'?
by Rogier Chardet 11 years ago
I'm considering installing 3ds Max on my Mac Pro (2 x 3.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon, Nvidia Quadro graphics card) which also runs Windows Vista Ultimate (32 bit) thru the VMWare Fusion software that cr
Re: 3ds Max on Mac with Windows 'virtual machine'?
by Cory McKechnie 11 years ago
Just run it in boot camp ... a little reboot and presto :) cory
Autodesk 3ds Max 2010 Release?
by Cory McKechnie 11 years ago
I am a student looking to pick up Autodesk 3ds Max, however when I went to order on Studica.ca, it says I can pre-order Autodesk 3ds Max 2010 (http: www.studica.com products product_detail.cfm product
Sony HVR-M15U and Canon HV30 Question
by Cory McKechnie 11 years ago
Hello all, just a quick question about digitizing footage into FCP. I am getting a new ongoing freelance gig that will be shooting on a Canon HV30. I currently am not set up to get the HDV footage int
Re: Sony HVR-M15U and Canon HV30 Question
by Cory McKechnie 11 years ago
Yeah, I figured the higher ones would certainly start to get into that, but it's definitely out of my budget at the moment which is why is was hoping the HVR-M15U would. cory
Sony HVR-M15U and Canon HV30 Question
by Cory McKechnie 11 years ago
Hello all, just a quick question about digitizing footage into FCP. I am getting a new ongoing freelance gig that will be shooting on a Canon HV30. I currently am not set up to get the HDV footage int
G-RAID Drives Used Independently?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
I'm looking to pick myself up a G-RAID but I have a question first. At school, I need to have two external drives (one to used on our Mac systems and one to use on our Windows systems) so instead of t
Re: G-RAID Drives Used Independently?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Oh excellent, that's what I was hoping. So I'll format the drives independently and once the program is over, RAID them up for home use. Thanks Zane. Cory
Photoshop CS2 on Intel Macs
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Does Photoshop CS2 work (well or otherwise) on the new MacPro's Thanks, Cory
Re: Photoshop CS2 on Intel Macs
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
OK thanks Darby, I wasn't sure if CS2 ran natively as well ... I guess not :) Cory
Kona LHe PCIe Slot Placement in Early 2008 MacPro
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Can someone help out in determining the placement of my Kona LHe in my new (early 2008) MacPro. According to the AJA site, I should use Slot 3 ... (http: www.aja.com html support_kona_rec_sys.htm) ...
Re: Kona LHe PCIe Slot Placement in Early 2008 MacPro
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Thanks for the advice Fred. There's a good bit of space between slots 1 and 2 actually, but more is probably better still ... and if the Kona is only 4x, then there's no point in keeping it in slot 2.
Dell 24" LCD Monitor Question
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
I'm purchasing one of the shiny new Mac Pro's want pair it with a couple LCD monitors. We use the 20" Cinema displays at work, but i saw the 24" Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP-HC 24'' (http: accessories.dell
Re: Dell 24" LCD Monitor Question
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Still say go for it!! No complaints whatsoever here, and yes it looks stunning on the new MacPro!! It's still $599 up here ... too bad you can't order from dell.ca :) Cory
Phantom-Power Not Compatible With The Kona LHe?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
With lots of time on my hands waiting for my new MacPro, I came across the following in the FAQ section on aja.com regarding the Kona LHe: Q: Can I input a phantom-powered audio source into the Xena K
Re: Phantom-Power Not Compatible With The Kona LHe?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
OK, thanks again everyone for clearing this issue up for me. I honestly can't wait until I just have the system and can actually start doing some different kind of work, rather than all this researchi
OT: Parallels Desktop or VMWare Fusion?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Slightly off topic, but I am wondering specifically for running Photoshop and or After Effects. Anyone have any personal experience and thoughts on whether to go with Parallels Desktop or VMWare Fusio
Re: OT: Parallels Desktop or VMWare Fusion?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
OK, thanks Herb.
Michael Jackson music
by David Nickerson 12 years ago
So, at random times, with no applications running, my brand new Mac Pro plays half of a Michael Jackson song. Is it a virus anyone know anything about this, or have an idea what it could be It's a wor
Re: Michael Jackson music
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Sorry, no idea about the problem but that's the funniest thing i've ever heard!! :)
Kona LSe or LHe?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Given the choice (with a difference of just over $500) would you go with the Kona LHe over the LSe I'm only doing SD now and for the forseeable future, but the convenience of the option down the road
Re: Kona LSe or LHe?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
How do HD V cameras ingest footage into the system Is it Firewire or component SDI through the Kona I ask because I don't have (or plans for) a deck or HD monitor at this point (SDI or otherwise), sol
Setup New MacPro with Default RAM or OWC Purchased RAM?
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Just a quick question regarding the RAM I've purchased from OWC and my newly ordered MacPro. When the MacPro arrives, is it advisable to setup with the default 2GB of RAM to make sure it's working pro
Re: Setup New MacPro with Default RAM or OWC Purchased RAM?
by del chapple 12 years ago
i'd get every thing loaded on the stock ram make sure it runs fine for a couple days then swap it out. then if it act's like an insane gf put the stock back in.. Remember the tempermental G5 ram issue
Replace MacBook Hard Drive
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
A friend has a Macbook (bought October 2006) which needs the hard drive replaced. I've looked at www.transintl.com and it seems she can get either an Hitachi, Seagate, Western Digital or Toshiba. My q
Re: Replace MacBook Hard Drive
by Cory McKechnie 12 years ago
Many thanks Jeff, that seems straight-forward enough. I'll let her know that it won't be too painful financially. Cory
Upgrade Immediately or Wait a Week/Fortnight/Month
by Cory McKechnie 13 years ago
I realize Apple is pretty hush hush when it comes to new releases, but has anyone heard any rumors about upgraded Mac Pro's Might announcements be made at the Worldwide Developers Conference next week
Re: Upgrade Immediately or Wait a Week/Fortnight/Month
by Simon Carlson-Thies 13 years ago
If you can hang on longer wait till after leopard is released, otherwise you'll be fine with the current mac pros, unless you trying do protein folding or something like that. Simon Carlson-Thies, Dig
S-ATA Drive on Win System, Transfer to a Mac?
by Cory McKechnie 13 years ago
I'm purchasing a new Mac Pro and have a couple internal S-ATA 120GB drives I want to take along with me. One has nothing on it, so I'll just format it when I get it into the new system. However, the s
Re: S-ATA Drive on Win System, Transfer to a Mac?
by Cory McKechnie 13 years ago
OK perfect, I'll just install the drive, move the mp3's over and then reformat the drive ... easy enough :) Thanks, Cory
Another film-look question - This week, A Scanner Darkly
by Ben Scott 14 years ago
Hi all, So the lovely looking new Richard Linklater movie 'A Scanner Darkly' is essentially rotoscoped and painted to give the illusion of fancy animation. With Avid Xpress Pro, Boris Red 3GL and Gen
Re: Another film-look question - This week, A Scanner Darkly
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
Another way i've found to be effective (although not in Avid or Boris) is to export an image sequence of what you want to "cartoon" and then use Photoshop to alter the image to what you want. Then bat
Buy Power Mac G5 Now or Wait ... for Intel?
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
Getting ready to purchase a new (my first) Mac and wondered if it was a good time to buy or should I wait I know that Apple tends to spring new models on without much notice, but with the Intel CPU's
Re: Buy Power Mac G5 Now or Wait ... for Intel?
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
Hmm, very interesting idea. I'll have to have a look at those two sites. Thanks, Cory
Photoshop/After Effects Upgrade - Windows to Mac
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
I own the Windows version of the Adobe Video Collection Pro, which includes Photoshop CS and After Effects 6.5 Pro, but am selling my PC and purchasing a Mac. Ideally, I would love for the Photoshop A
Re: Photoshop/After Effects Upgrade - Windows to Mac
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
Thanks Richard, I did and found out it'll be $169 for Photoshop and $199 for After Effects. Cory
Photoshop/After Effects Upgrade - Windows to Mac
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
I own the Windows version of the Adobe Video Collection Pro, which includes Photoshop CS and After Effects 6.5 Pro, but am selling my PC and purchasing a Mac. Ideally, I would love for the Photoshop A
Re: Photoshop/After Effects Upgrade - Windows to Mac
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
Thanks Brian, I gave the toll-free number a call and found out it'll cost me $169 for Photoshop (from CS - CS2) and $199 for After Effects (6.5 Pro to 7.0) ... now I'll just have to find someone looki
Foliage Blowing in the Wind - Possible To Do This?
by Cory McKechnie 14 years ago
My level is beginner, so i'm not sure if this is even possible, let alone how to do it. I have placed a "standard elm" from the foliage library and have tried a couple different ways of applying a win
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