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Dave Barnard

Member Since:
March 27th 2007
32 Posts
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Ealing LONDON ENGLAND
When do you think Apple will pull the rug out from under you again?
by Jim Hines 6 years ago
They've shown a propensity and no compunction to do so in the past - 9 to x - Motorola chips to Intel chips, FCP 7 to FCP X - USB & Firewire to Thunderthighs - the list goes on. Apple has never been i
Re: When do you think Apple will pull the rug out from under you again?
by Nikolas Bäurle 6 years ago
I heard FCP 7 works quite well on beta testing Mavericks.
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Dave Barnard liked this 6 years ago
It's so simple Adobe - why don't you get it?
by Morten Ranmar 6 years ago
Simple as this If we stop subscription or even if we just sign out - we should be able to open our projects with your software and "Save as" or "Export". No editing - just save out a version of JPG, X
Re: It's so simple Adobe - why don't you get it?
by Jim Wiseman 6 years ago
For me it is not just being able to access old projects, although that is also important. I want to know that in the future (and the present) I can pursue work that has no immediate economic reward. I
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Dave Barnard liked this 6 years ago
Tape to LTO
by Neil Hurwitz 6 years ago
Here's the project A few thousand tapes of different formats, BetaSP, 1", DigiBeta, D2, D3 that need to be long term archived Program lengths vary from a few minutes to 90 minutes. All are finished sh
Re: Tape to LTO
by Dave Barnard 6 years ago
I would seriously consider using RAID storage and a Media Asset Management system before archiving to LTO, this will be critical in making use of your archive in the future I'm working with a client w
Alternative to xSAN?
by Øystein Rabbe 8 years ago
I have a PromiseRAID that is ready to be set up with xSAN, but I have yet no licenes for xSAN. Is there any good alternatives to this for me with the equipment that I have Alternatives that does not i
Re: Alternative to xSAN?
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
Worth having a look at MetaSAN & MetaLAN from Tiger Technology http: www.tiger-technology.com
Very Basic Shared Storage for FCP
by Ted Cox 8 years ago
Hey everyone, A couple of years ago, I put together a shared storage system for our editors here. It offers a minimum of functionality, and requires quite a bit of technical knowledge to setup. We're
Re: Very Basic Shared Storage for FCP
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
XMcore Avid project sharing looks very interesting! Having used it in production for some years, how does it compare to an Isis or Editshare setup
OT: Blade Server render farm.
by marcus lyall 8 years ago
Will repost elsewhere, but thought some more techy people might have some thoughts on the following. Seen a 2nd hand server with 10 x blades, each with 8 core processor, going cheap. Thinking of using
Re: OT: Blade Server render farm.
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
Sounds good, email me dave(at)cinedigital.co.uk
DaVinci 2008 MacPro Compatibility
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
I'm setting up Da Vinci Resolve on a 2008 Mac Pro system and seem to have run into a compatibility issue. I am using Fibre Channel RAID storage connected to an Apple LSI 4Gb Fibre Channel card. When t
Re: DaVinci 2008 MacPro Compatibility
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
Just swapped out the Apple Fibre Channel card for an Atto FC42-ES and now everything works fine! Clearly there is a problem using the Apple card for Da Vinci on this machine It looks like the 8x 4x PC
Risk and failure
by Mike Parfit 8 years ago
It's always bothered me that we -- humans in general -- have a hard time accepting that stunning creative risks, which are so highly praised when they succeed, are inevitably accompanied by occasions
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james carey liked this 8 years ago
Re: Risk and failure
by Walter Soyka 8 years ago
This conversation would be so much more fun in a pub. You and I could argue all night long, while Aindreas leads everyone else in song... I'd be happy to continue to debate you on glossy displays or s
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Dave Barnard liked this 8 years ago
The most disturbing thing....
by Russell Lasson 8 years ago
Media Management and Organization! This discribes it best: (sorry if someone already posted this) http: jefferyharrell.tumblr.com post 6865416226 project-management-in-fcp-x-no-just-no Russ Russell La
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David Lawrence liked this 8 years ago
Re: The most disturbing thing....
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
At least FCP7's media management allowed it to share projects on a SAN, a fundamental requirement for most post production facilities. Dave Barnard http: cinedigital.co.uk London, UK
Apple to Educators: We don't want your kind
by Chris Jacek 8 years ago
I just finished an infuriating phone call with Apple. For months I had been working with an Apple educational sales rep to purchase 30 laptops for my department's media program at a small college. He
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 8 years ago
Re: Apple to Educators: We don't want your kind
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
According to Larry Jordan at the FCP Supermeet in London, there is no educational pricing for FCP X. No shared storage working either. I'm pretty sure I heard right. Of course things may change, but I
Will FCPX debacle hasten open-source editing proliferation?
by Chris Jacek 8 years ago
For those of us who've been editing for a while, this latest disappointment is nothing new. I'm sure many of us remember feeling a bit abandoned by Avid years ago, and now it feels that Apple is doing
Re: Will FCPX debacle hasten open-source editing proliferation?
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
Now Lightworks is Open Source it is free to run on any platform - all that is needed is a bit of programming ;) Just had a look at the public beta site - it's developed quite a bit since LW shark badg
Will Lion support FCP7?
by Gregorio Paolini 8 years ago
The debate on Fcpx is around a simple question: Is Apple still interested in the Pro market or not Fcpx is not a new pro editing program with all the flaws of a Version 1.0: it is an (interesting, inn
Re: Will Lion support FCP7?
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
FWIW David Pogue has said that FCP 7 will work on Lion according to the Apple reps he has spoken to.
Looking into shared FCP media storage?
by Sarah Bright 8 years ago
Hi, our company is expanding very quickly and we're looking into a reliable unity san to store out media. We run FCP 7 suits... I've had experience with Avid Unity, Lanshare (FCP and Avid) and SAN (Ju
Re: Looking into shared FCP media storage?
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
Pro Tools can be a problem when working with a SAN designed for video, it brings its own particular requirements that often cause problems. If you would like advice on your SAN from an independent fil
Cheap solution for sharing AVID Media on 2 systems
by Conno van Wijk 8 years ago
I am looking for a cheap solution to share media between 2 AVID systems. Currently we do the same for FCP using a MacPro with plain old file sharing. This seems to work reasonably stable and fast as l
Re: Cheap solution for sharing AVID Media on 2 systems
by Dave Barnard 8 years ago
Any thoughts on whether it could work on OS X MediaHarmony is part of Ingex, a BBC R&D project to use Linux based storage appliances for multi-camera recording http: www.bbc.co.uk blogs researchanddev
emergency. Can't Save, file dialog greyed. stuck "Autosaving project" 6.0.2
by Cory Caplan 12 years ago
So, I was rushing out the door & left my assistant today to log a bunch of footage I had dragged into a project, and she spent the day doing it, and left. When I came back I got the "cannot autosave u
Re: emergency. Can't Save, file dialog greyed. stuck "Autosaving project" 6.0.2
by Dave Barnard 9 years ago
For reference, this bug still exists in v 7. FCP tries to autosave when the project is in the process of being saved for the first time It then goes into an infinite loop and force quitting seems to b
SAN Networking Questions
by Vik Narayan 9 years ago
Hi All I'll jump straight to the question: Can a fibre channel SAN be shared over an ethernet network Here's the background: over the last 15+yrs of editing, I have managed to live without learning mu
Re: SAN Networking Questions
by Dave Barnard 9 years ago
Hi Vik When looking for ways to improve your SAN on a very tight budget make sure to look at all the variables in the equation to get the things you really need at an affordable cost. I would recommen
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Best option to build a RAID, Drobo Pro is to slow.
by Brenda Delv 9 years ago
I would like to know what is the best option to build a RAID, I want to edit uncompress HD 4:2:2 10 bit, I have 20TB of footage, I have the Drobo Pro #8 but I can not edit, the picture freezes. Drobo
Re: Best option to build a RAID, Drobo Pro is to slow.
by Dave Barnard 9 years ago
Your best low cost option for this is probably an external eSATA RAID 5 system with a PCIe controller card in the Mac Pro, using Multi Lane rather than Port Multipler eSATA will give higher speed whic
Backup strategy for your SAN ?
by Christopher Tay -- account bounces requested notifications, account frozen 10 years ago
Hi all, Now that it's alot easier to jump onto a SAN infrastructure as there are many options and cost is manageable, how much do you think about backup, both near-term and long-term I'd like to hear
Re: Backup strategy for your SAN ?
by Dave Barnard 10 years ago
Hi Chris A lot depends on your clients type of project and workflow - with film and animation projects there is less likely to be original media to go back to. We have used the Superloader3 SCSI LTO3
HS San
by Chris Miller 10 years ago
Hi guys, first off I am new here and have a pretty big question thing. I am helping to design a SAN for my HS television Studio and well I am unsure if it is going to work... it is more of an iSCSI ne
Re: HS San
by Dave Barnard 10 years ago
OpenFiler could indeed be used as an iSCSI target storage device The free SNS GlobalSAN could be used to connect to it All you would need then is suitable SAN software eg from SNS or Tiger However, ev
Capture resolution wrong
by Dave Barnard 11 years ago
I have a strange problem with ProRes capture using a Kona 3 card in a Nehalem MacPro with 6.0.1 driver (latest that works with the machine) Capturing using the AJA 1080 50i ProResHQ preset produces Qu
Re: Capture resolution wrong
by Dave Barnard 11 years ago
What format are you capturing from Walter We are using HDCAM - perhaps the fact that it records at 1440 1080 and upscales to 1920 on playback may be affecting things It seems that this problem is quit
Kona 3 with new MacPro crash
by Dennis yeung 11 years ago
HI Our new Mac Pro just arrived, 16GB ram, ATI card, 2.66. But when we put in the Kona 3 in with the new 6.0.3 driver the system hang up, can do nothing with it, we try the 6.0.2 the result is same, c
Re: Kona 3 with new MacPro crash
by Dave Barnard 11 years ago
We have a similar problem with 3 new MacPro's on a clients SAN installation All have Radeon GFX cards & Apple Fibre Channel cards Introducing the FC card into the system apparently causes the machine
build_hd_index
by Gordon Gurley 12 years ago
Everytime I get a dropped frame warning, I look into activity monitor and it shows "build_hd_index" running and using about 30% of my cpu. And the system disk is chattering away. Obviously, it would b
Re: build_hd_index
by Dave Barnard 11 years ago
Hi Gordon This process is part of the report process of Apple Remote Desktop, a number of people have found it a problem with SAN systems and Time Machine as well. I don't know why Apple made it clear
Fieldproblem (dvcpro HD to digi... crosspost from fcp forum)
by Anders Haavie 12 years ago
Been editing a big hd tvshow and mastered it on a digibeta with aja downscaling on the fly to SD anamorphic. (using the aja app, to downscale to sd) Everything looks ok on my monitor, but the tvstatio
Re: Fieldproblem (dvcpro HD to digi... crosspost from fcp forum)
by Dave Barnard 11 years ago
Replacing the DVW-2000 digibeta solved the problem - there may be some compatibility issues with later firmware revisions on this machine
Genius Pensketch 9 x 12 hangs in photoshop
by Mike Morris 13 years ago
I recently purchased a Genius PenSketch 9 x 12 tablet. It works great in every program, except photoshop. It will draw the first line, sensing pressure, etc. no problem, but when I try to start a new
Re: Genius Pensketch 9 x 12 hangs in photoshop
by Dave Barnard 12 years ago
Your problem may be with the tablet driver - are you using the Genius OS X driver Genius Pensketch tablets only had Windows drivers until just recently: http: www.dynamicgraphics.com dgm Article 28714
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