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Video track 9 missing at HDTV 720, but visible at HDTV 1080
by Dave Felder 4 years ago
Here's a strange one. I have a series of still photos animated to music. We are up to revision 8. I have been delivering review copies to my client at 720P with no problems. Now, at revision 8, a sing
Find my font name in project file?
by Dave Felder 5 years ago
I hae CS5.5 in my office, and on my laptop at home. I brought some work home to do this weekend. Loaded all my media, project files, etc onto a portable hard drive. So, I'm at home, loaded up my proje
AVCIntraDecoder.dll crashing
by Dave Felder 5 years ago
I have an HPX250 and have edited my footage in Premiere CS5.5 for several years with little problem. I usually shoot 1080 59.59, 30P. Yesterday, we did a 2-camera shoot using a pair of matched HPX370'
File corruption due to power spikes?
by Dave Felder 5 years ago
A friend of mine has a pair of Panasonic HPX-370 s that we re going to use for a two camera shoot. He s trying to get me to rent a pair of KPro Hard disk recorders as backup. The issue, as he explains
Re: File corruption due to power spikes?
by Dave Felder 5 years ago
Thanks for the responses. I think the cameras into a UPS is probably the best way to go. Don't see any point in spending hundreds of dollars for KPro recorders to back up what is already a very expens
Premier pro export for big screen cinema.
by Eddie Cantle 6 years ago
Does any body know the best settings for exporting my footage to view in a big screen movie theater. Premier doesn't support pro res so what's the best solution.
Re: Premier pro export for big screen cinema.
by Dave Felder 6 years ago
"Big - screen" cinema is not so much a format as it is a file system containing the proper files that the digital projector is looking for. Think of a DVD or Blu-Ray disc; there are several non-media
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DVD duplication problem - can anyone figure this out?
by Dave Felder 6 years ago
I have a 1:3 standalone duplication tower with an ACARD controller, Samsung DVD-Rom SD-606 and 3 Pioneer 106D drives. Firmware in the controller is dated 2003. Client gave me a 3.8 GB disk to copy. Th
Re: DVD duplication problem - can anyone figure this out?
by Dave Felder 6 years ago
Yes, the DVD has the correct file structure. The client provided 3 masters over a week's time. It's an issue in the old duplicator tower - I guess the firmware in the drive or controller. The duplicat
Video Wall aspect ratio?
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
A client has asked me to produce a video that will be shown a Sony Ziris multiple monitor display. The delivery format spec is 1920 x 1080, which is no big deal for us. However, in the fine print, the
Re: Video Wall aspect ratio?
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
Thanks for the reply Angelo. I have reached out to the convention center, I just thought someone here might have some experience to share so I can discuss it being a little better informed. Regards, D
Anyone try P2 backup to 64GB USB thumbdrives ?
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
Has anyone tried using a 64GB thumbdrive to backup a P2 card from their HPX250 It could be a lot easier than carrying around external hard drives, and I'd presume the speed should be a little faster b
Re: Anyone try P2 backup to 64GB USB thumbdrives ?
by Steve Eisen 7 years ago
Nope. It would take to long for me to offload. I love my PCD-35! If I need to offload, it comes with me. Offload to a Mini G-Raid. Dave Felder "I'd presume the speed should be a little faster because
Tool to Remove Audio Tracks from P2 Footage
by Nick Marques 8 years ago
Hi all, We shoot with an HPX-500. Sometimes on 3-4 cameras. We use Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 for editing, which is pretty amazing with MXF files. I am wondering if there is a 3rd party program out ther
Re: Tool to Remove Audio Tracks from P2 Footage
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
I don't know anything about removing XML data, that's way above me. Would it make sense to put all your footage on a timeline, select everything, right-click and "Unlink". Then select just audio track
Marshall LCD50HDMI on HPX-250 : focus problem?
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
I don't know if this is a problem or just unreasonable expectations on my part. I"m using a Marshall LCD50HDMI monitor on my HPX250. It's obvious that the Marshall monitor is soft when compared to the
Re: Marshall LCD50HDMI on HPX-250 : focus problem?
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
Thanks Steve. I know, you get what you pay for. Still, not one review on the B&H website mentioned anything about soft focus, I think I'll give Marshall a call and see what they say. Ryan Video Produc
Adjusting pixel aspect ration HPX250?
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
When I shoot AVC-I 50 at 720P, my HPX250 is giving me 960x720 at 1.33. If I set it for AVC-I 100 at 1080P, it gives me 1920 x 1080 at 1.0. I don't remember finding a setting for square rectangular pix
Re: Adjusting pixel aspect ration HPX250?
by Steve Eisen 7 years ago
Dave Felder "When I shoot AVC-I 50 at 720P, my HPX250 is giving me 960x720 at 1.33" This is normal. There is no way to change it. When you edit, your NLE will correct for it. Steve Eisen Eisen Video
HPX-250 Viewfinder question
by Dave Felder 7 years ago
Through fat fingers hitting too many buttons on my HPX-250, I've added some function to my HPX250 that I can't figure out. There's a scene setting for flourescent, but that doesn't seem to turn this i
Re: HPX-250 Viewfinder question
by Chris Tompkins 7 years ago
It's a scene file preset See Pic: Chris Tompkins Video Atlanta LLC
Windows "fixed" my PC - now I'm really screwed!
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Just had PPro CS5.5 crash while making an MPEG2 file. That's not a big deal, it happens occasionally. Windows 7 (New PC, just installed last week) gave me a message saying it's installed compatibility
Re: Windows "fixed" my PC - now I'm really screwed!
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Thanks for the responses. Premiere is working fine. If it's running in the mode that Adobe originally intended, or in compatibility mode, I'm not sure. To Al Bergstein - thanks for your detailed respo
Boris RED 5.1 not working in CS5.5
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Just installed CS5.5 onto a new PC with a Nvidia GTX 545 card. The CUDA acceleration appears to be working with Premiere Pro effects, but Boris Red 5.1 isn't working. I added a Red 5.1 transition betw
Re: Boris RED 5.1 not working in CS5.5
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Thanks Peter. I wasn't sure if this was one of those "everyone knows that won't work," or a problem with my setup. Dave
HPX-250 For those of you who own and operate please tell me the pros and cons you have found...
by Phil Yunker 8 years ago
HPX-250 For those of you who own and operate please tell me the pros and cons you have found with this camera. We are looking to upgrading our 200A to this camera and to use the 250 as a "B" camera to
Re: HPX-250 For those of you who own and operate please tell me the pros and cons you have found...
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Hi Phil, Just bought the 250 myself. I don't know as much about the camera as Jeff Regan, although I'm going to sit down with his answer to you and go through the manuals term by term until I learn. I
Transition put on clip, but affects entire time line?
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Hi, I'm getting some unexpected behavior from PPro CS5.5, wondering if I'm missing something I have 5 stacked video tracks, with my footage on V3. My footage is a person being interviewed, and I want
Re: Transition put on clip, but affects entire time line?
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Hi John, I wanted the transition to affect only the clip on V3. What I ended up doing was using the gradient wipe transition. It didn't give me the page peel, but since the rest of the video tracks we
Premiere previews gone wonky....any ideas?
by Dave Hiebert 8 years ago
My previews in Premiere CS5 used to work great...I could play 3 or 4 HD video clips each at less than 100% opacity simultaneously. I could use Dynamic Link thru After Effects and work quite efficientl
Re: Premiere previews gone wonky....any ideas?
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Just a thought: Run task manager and watch the PROCESSES tab. It'll tell you what your CPUs and Memory are doing. It may help confirm (or eliminate) the possibility of a processor or memory issue. Rya
Is anyone else having issues with PPro and Plural Eyes?
by Devin Mclaughlin 8 years ago
For music videos: subject + cd playing in background. The audio levels are legit, but when I go to sync the actual cd track to the cd playing in the footage, Plural Eyes doesn't like it (most of the t
Re: Is anyone else having issues with PPro and Plural Eyes?
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Devin, I use PPro & Plural Eyes with an EOS5dM2 & Zoom recorder frequently, and have never had any issues. I usually have the EOS5 set for "Auto Gain," which insures decent volume levels. What are you
Boris Red - Should I have Preview in Premiere?
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Just upgraded to Boris Red, after recently buying Premiere. Should I be able to see the effect in my Premiere Composition Window update while I make changes in the Boris Red interface I've tried Cntrl
Re: Boris Red - Should I have Preview in Premiere?
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Thanks Peter. Dave... Ryan Video Productions Inc. Rockaway, NJ
H4n & CS5 audio level problem
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
I'm getting very low levels from my H4n. I've had this problem using the H4n both in stereo and mono. Here's my work flow: I'm shooting double system with an H4n & Eos5DM2. For a mic, I've tried both
Just found out something about CS5
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
Found this in a thread on Adobe's website. When you select the clip in your Premiere timeline, right click, send to Soundtrack, Render and Replace, as soon as Soundtrack loads the clip, the waveform i
video head for Manfrotto tripod
by brian klassen 8 years ago
I'm looking to buy a video head for my Manfrotto 3021 tripod (old school, heavy, but it has served me well and does everything I need it to do). I've been considering the Manfrotto 504HD. I'm using a
Re: video head for Manfrotto tripod
by Dave Felder 8 years ago
I have a manfrotto 516 video head. It's pricey, but do you want to put your expensive camera & rigging on the cheapest tripod you can get It's got plenty of capacity for rails, mattebox, viewfinder, e
BFx preview nice - Vegas throughput skewed
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
I'm creating a spinnning newspaper effect. Both Vegas 9 and BFX 9 are set for 1280 x 720. I put a TIFF image of a newspaper onto my timeline, add the Boris Effect and set my "rotation (Z)" and scale p
Re: BFx preview nice - Vegas throughput skewed
by peter mcauley 9 years ago
Hi Dave, If you can send me the BFX settings file I'd be happy to take a look at it to see if I can understand the reason behind the result you are seeing. You can send that to me via email at peterm@
Where is BCC and how do I use it after Installing?
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
I downloaded a free BCC Light Rays unit back in December. (There was a link going around for a free copy of BCC Light Rays) It appeared to install properly, it asked me for the Serial number which I r
Re: Where is BCC and how do I use it after Installing?
by peter mcauley 9 years ago
Hi Barry, This sounds like an installation issue and not something that I can help you with. Instead, I'd like to suggest that you get in touch with one of the techs on our support team who can spend
Vegas 8 crashing every time I try to render!
by Oliver Brackenbury 9 years ago
PROBLEM: Every time I try to render my latest video the program never gets further than 13% or so before crashing. FORMAT: I'm trying to render a 1080i mp4 for Youtube, using a format that has worked
Re: Vegas 8 crashing every time I try to render!
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
I looked in the Sony Vegas folder but didn't see anything like a temp folder. Is there an unusual name for that folder FROM: Re: Vegas Pro 8.0 Using Lots Of Disk Space When Rendering by Mike Kujbida
Sony Vegas 10?
by Joel Mielle 9 years ago
I don't see much excitement with Vegas 10, compared to Premier CS5 I was expecting much more. 3D Who needs it! It will die off as quick as it came. I hope there's a lot more to Vegas 10 that Sony hasn
Thinking of checking out CS5.....
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
I'm using Vegas probably ten years, but I'm really intrigued with the Encore feature that will render your project to FLASH for the web, with all the interactive buttons converted from DVD to FLASH. I
DVD Architect - disk burining observations
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
HP Quad Core 2 with 8300 CPU 8 GM RAM gazillions space on hard drives DVD Architect 5.0b Win 7 Home Premium When trying to burn a project to a Verbatim DVD R- in this PC, I randomly get the following
How long a lens do I need?
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
Shooting a presentation with a Sony D35 camera. I will be set up about 90 feet from the podium. Will I be able to get a tight medium shot (waist to head) with a 19X lens Or will I need something longe
sync footage from two XH-A1s cameras?
by Brian Johnson 9 years ago
I'm looking for an easier way to sync the footage from two Canon XH-A1s cameras. I do a lot of two camera event shoots and am currently just syncing up the two angles manually...a painstaking process
Re: sync footage from two XH-A1s cameras?
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
When we do multi camera shoots without genlocked timecode, we just use an old fashioned film slate with a clapper. It's not much effort to put each camera's clip on a different track, and the waveform
After an image is isolated via a chroma key, can I give it a Drop Shadow?
by david lincoln brooks 9 years ago
Scenario: I have an TIF image of a PDA device. Using Chroma Key, I fully isolate the PDA from its green background. So now it appeas that the PDA is "floating freely" on my Timeline. Is there a way to
Re: FOLLOWUP: After an image is isolated via a chroma key, can I give it a Drop Shadow?
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
The only problem with using the Drop Shadow effect on the track, (unless I'm missing something) is that the drop shadow isn't affected by keyframes, so everything on the track ends up having the drop
Time code lost from clips???
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
I have two hours of footage recorded on my JVC dv5000 a few days ago. Captured into Vegas 9, using DV capture the same way I've used it for years. When I go to Tools Scripting Add timecode to media, I
Problem Solved: I think
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
I just did a test capture from mid-tape and the TC works fine. When I did the capture, I was in a rush and I remember rewinding the tape, hitting PLAY and then CAPTURE VIDEO almost immediately afterwo
BFX not passing effect to Vegas....
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
I'm having a frustrating day today. I'm using Vegas 9.0c and BFX 9.3, downloaded two weeks ago & registered. I'm trying to create a title segment for a program. It's going to be 1:37 long. It has a PN
Thanks for your assistance Matt . . .
by Dave Felder 9 years ago
Thanks for your help Matt. When rendering my output, I set the WMV render to 29.97, instead of its default of 30 fps. The timing on the effects has all fallen into place perfectly. I really appreciate
Getting SPRM from button over video
by Dave Felder 10 years ago
Has anyone successfully pulled the value of SPRM 8 from a button over moving video From my main menu, there are 8 buttons that take you to 8 different tracks. They were assigned as buttons 1 through 8
Re: Getting SPRM from button over video
by Dave Felder 10 years ago
Sorry about the wrong forum. My computer automatically goes to the FCP forum when I come to the Cow. It seemed awfully strange when I did a search on SPRM's and only got one result. Your advice was co
Cease and desist..from a competitor
by grinner hester 11 years ago
lol Seriously. Been at this for many years and have nevr heard of such a thing. I recently went with a group of paranormal inverstigators and spent the night in a building well known for paranormal ac
Re: Cease and desist..from a competitor
by Dave Felder 11 years ago
Why not send her a Cease and Desist letter of your own There are dozens of them on the web you can copy. Ryan Video Productions Inc. Rockaway, NJ
Switching to Encore- 2 questions
by Dave Felder 11 years ago
Right now we use DVD Architect or DVD Studio Pro I'm beginning work on an educational DVD and am considering using Encore because of its FLASH output, as well as the ability to go Blu-Ray iun the futu
Re: Switching to Encore- 2 questions
by Dave Felder 11 years ago
Thanks, Joe. Guess I'm reading too many product descriptions and got confused. Any opinions to the Flash exporting - do ALL menu items and interactivity export or are their limits I'll find out after
White levels out of whack?
by Dave Felder 11 years ago
I had a master kicked back by a broadcaster and am wondering if anyone has an explanation I received a :25 :05 commercial from a client, who wanted me to add a custom tag. The :25 :05 was on BetaSP. I
Re: White levels out of whack?
by Rafael Amador 11 years ago
I think you have to use some "old fashioned" Color Bars and check if the TBC of your VTR is set to the correct levels. You may just need to adjust the Video OUT. Mac OX 10.5.2-FC 6.02-QT 7.4.1 G5 2x2G
Applying Broadcast Safe Filter . . .
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
I have a 53 minute video that I want to apply the Broadcast Safe filter & Levels filter to (The client has supplied a bunch of powerpoint slides to use as graphics, and of course the levels are all wr
Re: Applying Broadcast Safe Filter . . .
by Winston Cely 14 years ago
I like to go shot by shot with the 3-way Color Correct filter and bring my shots in legal that way. Then as an added precaution drop the broadcast safe filter as the last thing to a nested sequence. S
Log and Capture problems with Betacam FCP and Decklink Blackmagic
by Manibot 14 years ago
Everytime I try to Log and Capture video from the beta deck I get tons of problems. I use the capture now with the remote on and in the User Preferences I have the "abort capture on dropped frames" of
Re: Log and Capture problems with Betacam FCP and Decklink Blackmagic
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
I have a similar configuration: dual 2.5 G5, not as much RAM, and a Decklink SP card. I use the system for BetacamSP editing and have captured clips up to 20 minutes in length. Here's one thing you mi
Web access on your editing MAC?
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
Is it "safe" to connect my G5 FCP system to the net No so much in terms of viruses, but will it affect my systems performance I typically edit uncompressed BetacamSP at 8 bit (24 MBS). Thanks for your
Re: Web access on your editing MAC?
by John Calhoun 14 years ago
Never had a problem with any slowdowns or anything like that. I guess there used to be a protocol that said it was best to have your ethernet or appletalk turned off; i can't remember. Anyway, I do a
SMPTE timecode for broadcast?
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
Anyone know how to create a BetaSP master with timecode on audio channel 3 I'm using FCP with a Blackmagic Decklink SP. Can I stripe the tape in advance, putting the timecode onto channel 3, then inse
Re: Hey Dave! What did the network say about TC?
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
I didn't get to talk to them, but I will and report back here.Ryan Video Productions Inc. Rockaway, NJ
Ready to throw out my Decklink SP . . .
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
Excuse the length of this post, but most of these are answers to questions a trouble shooter would ask anyhow: I've had my G5 FCP DecklinkSP UVW1800 for a year now. It has never been a stable system.
Thanks for all the great advice . . .
by Dave Felder 14 years ago
Blackmagic tech support talked me through a few ideas and they're going to cross ship me a new card. I guess I'm so used to getting bad support on my PC's (did you ever try calling Dell ), that I've b
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