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Dan Davis

Member Since:
August 8th 2007
203 Posts
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Upgrading Media Composer to latest version problem
by Dan Davis 1 year ago
Hi all, I'm getting this message when trying to start Media Composer after upgrading to the latest version "This software was released past your contract expiration date. Please go to Avid support web
Re: Upgrading Media Composer to latest version problem
by Dan Davis 1 year ago
Sorted. Brainwave. Deactivate, activate. Thanks. Dan
Gpu
by Dan Davis 1 year ago
Hi all, Sorry not really a user question but more of a will has it worked for you. Currently using a Nvidia Quadro 4000 for Resolve and it's had it's day not least because it's not supported on 14. I'
Re: Gpu
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
Here's how I did it. Use at least a 500W PSU for two Video Cards. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and th
14 Crashing on Opening projects
by Dan Davis 2 years ago
Hi all, I been using Resolve (Paid) since v9 and have never had any issues upgrading to the latest versions. I ve just got to the end of a big job and thought I d give 14b6 a go. I ve done everything
Re: 14 Crashing on Opening projects
by Dan Davis 2 years ago
Thank you for getting back to me! Dan
Free to Studio
by Dan Davis 2 years ago
I'm starting with a client very soon who has (the watermarked) 12.5 free version . I have the paid version with dongle. Is it the case that I can just take my dongle along and it will open up the feat
Re: Free to Studio
by Dan Davis 2 years ago
Ended up up taking my dongle in and downloading studio. All worked very well!
New Black Magic Panels
by Dave Pickett 2 years ago
Greetings denizens, Looks like B&H are shipping both the Micro and Mini panels. Does anyone have any experience on these new offerings I have been a fan of the Wave for years now. My original purchase
Re: New Black Magic Panels
by Dan Davis 2 years ago
I have not touched one of these panels yet but I would buy the Micro in a flash if it had the add nodes options. The Mini is just that little bit overkill for me but looks stunning. I've had my Wave f
Legacy V9
by Dan Davis 2 years ago
Hi there, Hope someone can help. Not going to go into the history but I need to download V9 (Paid) of Resolve. Have looked on the support page but no sign of it. For tech and OS reasons it has to be 9
Re: Legacy V9
by Dan Davis 2 years ago
Hi and thanks for getting back to me! The client can't upgrade from their OS at the moment the OS being Lion. They tried upgrading to Resolve 10.5 but the app kept quitting on start up so I want to re
Baselight for Avid with ripple
by Dan Davis 3 years ago
Hi there, Has anyone successfully got the Tangent ripple to work with baselight for Avid out there. I read it does work. Have downloaded the hub and gone right through it but no joy Just wondering. Th
DDP compliant tapeless delivery
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm starting a 6 part avid online soon and both I and the production company will be treading new ground in DDP compliant tapeless delivery. Software, online tutorials Any help would be great.
Re: DDP compliant tapeless delivery
by Michael Phillips 5 years ago
Pat Horridge who is active in this forum will have better details than me, but look to the user manual for AS-11 export and there should be a shim to support the DDP delivery. Michael
Buying Premiere Pro?
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, I work a lot on Media Composer, Davinci Resolve and still FCP7. These apps I have paid for and are mine. I'm now getting job offers on Premiere and want to get it and get up to speed. Can you
Re: Buying Premiere Pro?
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Thanks for getting back to me and the info! Danny
ProRes QT with 4 audio tracks
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, Just a quick one .my client has changed delivery and now wants a ProRes Quicktime with the final stereo mix on 1&2 and the M&E on 3&4. Have not done this before on avid and need to get it done
Re: ProRes QT with 4 audio tracks
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi, Yes did all that but then it started throwing up error messages. Had to get it done so did it in FCP nice and easy. Thanks. D
Export sequence to mxf dnx120
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, I need to export my final sequence and audio from media composer V7.3 to MXF DNX120 for client station. There is some ama pro res media in sequence. Not having a lot of luck, any help would be
Re: Export sequence to mxf dnx120
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
That's how I played it. Thanks. Dan
C300 C-Log
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm starting a quick turn around 60min doc. The footage is a mixture of C300 Log and 5D. We will be editing at broadcast res and I will be doing the final grade in Resolve. How best would you
Re: C300 C-Log
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Thanks chaps, All seems to be working fine .fingers crossed. Again thanks for your help. D
Effects
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm more and more being asked to work on PP, no worries there. I come very much from an Avid Online background. Just wondering if I'm missing things. Are there the equivalent to Avid tracking
Re: Effects
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
That all sounds really good. Is there any chance of importing Mocha tracking date into the tracking tool Thanks again, D
Aspect Ratio
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, My client has done a shoot where people are walking around the studio carrying white 2ft by 2ft polystyrene boxes with tracking markers. I have to track these boxes and eventually put 16x9 int
Re: Aspect Ratio
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi Robin, Thanks for the reply. Align Surface .great tool. Thanks again. Danny
Output to Grade 1
by Dan Davis 7 years ago
Hi all, I know this must be very simple! In motion 4 in preferences I can select output and select my Blackmagic card to monitor on my grade 1. Can't find this option in Motion 5. Thanks for any help.
32bit 64bit question
by Dan Davis 7 years ago
Hi all, I run Lion on one system drive in the mac pro and Snow leopard in another. Am i right in thinking Lion runs natively in 64bit eg from start up or do I have to boot it into 64bit. The same appl
Re: 32bit 64bit question
by Dan Davis 7 years ago
Thanks for the reply mate. One more thing....so I am running a 64bit app in a 32bit os, is there any point to that Thank you. Danny
Rar
by Dan Davis 7 years ago
Hi all, Files I've downloaded for a tutorial are .rar files. I have never come across these before. All I want to do is convert these to movies. What is the easiest workflow for this Thank you for any
Re: Rar
by Dan Davis 7 years ago
It works! Thanks for getting back.
Online and finishing
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi all, I'm an online editor who started in the days of 1inch....pre rolling 6 vts I used to love it! Then for me it was beta sp and onto digi beta then a few years onlining and grading on Symphony. I
Re: Online and finishing
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi again, When you say mc 6....are you saying you could you this as a finishig tool with whatever plug ins you need to do the job Or is it a very much scaled down symphony nitres. Thanks. Danny.
No pictures to grade 1
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi all, I need a bit of help rather quickly please! I'm running a decklink hd extreme 3d + on a mac pro running both Resolve 8 and fcp. There running on separate system drives (start up disks). Everyt
Re: No pictures to grade 1
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi there, Thank you very much for getting back to me. Best. Danny.
Getting 80 gig as date onto DVD
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi all, I have a 1 hour ProRes 422 HQ prog. Clent wants it burnt onto DVD as data. Can anyone recommend the best way of compressing this down to fit. Thanks for any advice! Dan.
Re: Getting 80 gig as date onto DVD
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Thanks for that! they'll be happy with SD. Dan.
Kit advice please
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi, I have a March April 8 core MacPro with ATI Radeon HD 4870. To get Resolve 8 flying I have been advised on the following config. 1 NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac 1 NVIDIA GTS 120 1 Blackmagic Design D
Re: Kit advice please
by Sascha Haber 8 years ago
Keep the Ati, get the rest, or wait for newer BM cards. A slice of color... DaVinci 7.1.2 OSX 10.6.7 MacPro 5.1 2x 2,4 24GB RAID0 8TB eSata 6TB GTX 285 GT 120 Extreme 3D+ WAVE www.saschahaber.com
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FCP X FAQ-Slap in the Face?
by J Hussar 8 years ago
I read the FCP X FAQ and it basically says, we are doing what we are doing and if you don't like it you are SOL. It smacks of hubris to me. I know Apple can be like this, but usually they are not this
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 8 years ago
Re: FCP X FAQ-Slap in the Face?
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
And Matrox PLEASE! Danny.
Pro Applications Updater Removed from Apple Site
by Brian Charles 8 years ago
In a final death blow, Apple has removed the link to the Pro Apps updater. Excellent news for those who recently purchased Studio 3. The link here redirects to the Final Cut Pro X page. http: support.
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Ted Levy liked this 8 years ago
Re: Pro Applications Updater Removed from Apple Site
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Merchant Bankers springs to mind. They've done this all very badly.
Motion 5. Quicklook: Gone?
by Stefan Buhrmester 8 years ago
Hey guys. I'm unable to quicklook motion files in the finder after replacing Motion 4 with Motion 5. Is that an issue on my side Is it working for you Also: WTF APPLE Where is send-to-motion and .motn
Re: Motion 5. Quicklook: Gone?
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
I downloaded 5 last night had a look (I've been using motion for ages) and Zapped it. Rubbish as it is now.
A List of those switching to another NLE
by Tom Daigon 8 years ago
I thought it might be interesting (and educational for Apple) for people to indicate in this thread if they are switching to another NLE. I am switching to Adobe CS5 Tom Daigon Avid DS FCP After Effec
Re: A List of those switching to another NLE
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
I'm going to stick with FCP7 for now. It's a great online tool and is rock solid. If I had the money I'd be looking at Smoke. Will be ordering Resolve 8. Danny.
Download?
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi, Can I download v5 (64bit really interested) without affecting my use of v4 that I'm using (sending from FCP) at the moment What do you think Thanks. Danny.
Re: Download?
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Off I go then. Thanks. Danny.
Remember when they killed Shake and we thought...
by Paul Harb 8 years ago
Remember when Apple bought Shake and Shake users who made a good living on that software freaked out...Apple said don't worry we are supporting Shake...then killed it screwing over a big pro user base
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Scott Sheriff liked this 8 years ago
Re: Remember when they killed Shake and we thought...
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Let's face it....this is a clever toy for clever consumers. Most pros now will look elsewhere. Color What happened there After grading both films and ads on it I'm not now going to pull out.....yes Im
Mocha to Motion
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has had any luck (and how are you doing it) importing Mocha For Final cut Pro tracking data into Motion. It's not working very well for me. I'd prefer to use Motion as
Re: Mocha to Motion
by Dan Davis 8 years ago
Ok, playing around with it now. Thanks. Danny.
Stereoscopic advice
by Dan Davis 9 years ago
Hi all, I"ll try to be quick! I've have a client who will be shooting a 5min stereoscopic 3d corporate job on 5D cameras. The final prog will be projected. He would like to use me to edit and finish i
Re: Stereoscopic advice
by Dan Davis 9 years ago
Thanks for the info guys! Best. Danny.
Media manager help
by Dan Davis 9 years ago
Hi, I need to recompress in media manager. The problem I'm having is when I select the sequence and send it to MM original and modified are both blank (no green bars). I've used media manager many tim
Re: Media manager help
by Dan Davis 9 years ago
Hello again, Just deleted the offline media in sequence. All works now. Thanks.
Reconnect media
by Dan Davis 10 years ago
Hi, I'll make this as quick as I can. A 60min doc was cut on Avid and then put through Automatic Duck and conformed in FCP. I was then given the FCP project and media on a drive and transfered it all
Re: Reconnect media
by Dan Davis 10 years ago
Thank you very much for getting back to me! It all helps. Danny.
Do I need an SPG
by Dan Davis 10 years ago
Hi, I'm having problems dropping into digi from FCP (video). I can't get it to be frame accurate on the insert. Someone suggested to me I should invest in an SPG. Am I missing a trick here or must I b
Re: Do I need an SPG
by Dan Davis 10 years ago
Thank you for the reply. Danny,
Emitter growth
by Dan Davis 10 years ago
Hi, need some help. I'm applying a fire blaze (particle) to a scene. When I cut to the scene I need the fire blaze to be in full flow and not to grow (emit) from nothing. In Combustion the way I do th
Re: Emitter growth
by Stephen Smith 10 years ago
Simplest way I think to do it is to move the group to the right so the blaze starts where you want it. If you can't do that then animate the opacity so in one frame it is set to zero and then in the n
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