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Eric Peterson

Member Since:
May 17th 2005
84 Posts
Location:
North Carolina
PEG broadcasting
by Chip Phillips 1 year ago
What equipment is everyone using for their PEG channel programming. We run the original Leightronix Nexus, which has worked fine, but was discontinued a few years ago. It is time for an update and we'
Re: PEG broadcasting
by Eric Peterson 1 year ago
Check out Tightrope Cablecast. We used to use Nexus but switched a few years ago.
AJA Kona LHe, FCP 7 and Lion
by Phil Hawes 8 years ago
Hello to all, Is anyone using the Kona LHe, AJA Control Panel 9.1 (the last update they made for the LHe) with FCP 7 on Lion Does it work Right now, I'm still running on 10.6.8, and it works fine. I c
Re: AJA Kona LHe, FCP 7 and Lion
by Eric Peterson 8 years ago
Same boat. May switch to Black Magic.
Say it ain't so. Apple wouldn't do this to us would they?
by Christopher Delaine 9 years ago
I can see discontinuing Final cut studio 7 but Mac Pros http: www.appleinsider.com articles 11 10 31 despite_new_cpu_options_apple_reportedly_questioning_future_of_mac_pro.html
Re: Say it ain't so. Apple wouldn't do this to us would they?
by Eric Peterson 9 years ago
Well Apple hasn't killed any thing yet and Magna will be shipping the ExpressBox 3T soon. And as Andrew says "I like the idea of gear becoming more modular. I'd rather have the same ThunderBolt I O bo
AF100 files not showing up in FCP7
by Michael Rossato-Bennett 9 years ago
Help! I copied my SD card from my new af100 (and I have wiped the card) When I go into FCP 7 log and transfer and select Private I get the following error message no matter where I try to open- PRIVAT
Re: AF100 files not showing up in FCP7
by Eric Peterson 9 years ago
Are the words like this, PRIVATE or this, private. The words need to be in all caps for FCP to recognize the folder.
Surgical Procedure-Audio
by Jeffrey Gould 10 years ago
Hi, while I have shot many surgical procedures, I never had to record the doctors commentary...but now I do. I asked the staff at the facility and they said I couldn't put the mic (wireless) near the
Re: Surgical Procedure-Audio
by Eric Peterson 10 years ago
Junior Mints not jujubees
DVDs I can navigate easily
by Richard Davis 10 years ago
I currently videotape hours worth of news each day so I can review it later. Most of the time I keep this tape for some time, reviewing it and contrasting to additional news that develops later. I've
Re: DVDs I can navigate easily
by Eric Peterson 10 years ago
What about a product like Elgato Eyetv3 http: www.elgato.com elgato na mainmenu products software EyeTV3 product1.en.html to record as a file on your Mac. Review it right from the computer.
How do I make CableLabs compliant file from FCP Studio 2
by Cathy Mayville 11 years ago
Hi all, I need to deliver about five hours of Video On Demand content to TVN each month. I edit Standard def content on a late 2009 Mac 2x3 GHz Quad Core Intel Xeon in FInal Cut, some of content has c
Re: How do I make CableLabs compliant file from FCP Studio 2
by Eric Peterson 11 years ago
Cat This is just a shot in the dark. I use FCS2 and export mpg for the Leightronic Nexus system. I took my compressor droplet and changed some settings and created one called CableLabs. It may work or
Newbie question about multiple stream capture
by jim stewart 11 years ago
My situation is that I am trying to capture 5 concurrent HDSDI feeds. I am thinking that to do this I will use 5 computers with capture cards, possibly 5 xserves. Thinking of linking them all to a fib
Re: Newbie question about multiple stream capture
by Eric Peterson 11 years ago
Maybe this software might help you do what you are trying to do. http: www.virtualvtr.com
Best Green Screen Camera for under $3k
by Terry Stone 11 years ago
Hi everyone, In the past I have worked with a Panasonic HVX200 and an external Firestor hard drive when green screening. However, now the company where I am at is looking to start their own green scre
Re: Best Green Screen Camera for under $3k
by Eric Peterson 11 years ago
Why not buy a small Canon or Panasonic camera with HDMI out and connect that to an Intensity Pro card. Bypass tape altogether and record to the hard drive in Pro Res or some uncompressed format. That
Mac doesn't see LaCie d2 drives
by Cone Chamberlain 11 years ago
All my LaCie d2 drives aren't being seen or mounted. What gives I'm on a G5 PPC running Mac OSX 10.5.6. I downloaded the LaCie Updater Tool and still nada. Any ideas Sorry if this has been covered or
Re: Mac doesn't see LaCie d2 drives
by Eric Peterson 11 years ago
Try shutting down your computer. Remove all cables from firewire and usb ports. Unplug power cable from computer. Let sit for 15 minutes. Plug everything back in. See if that resets the computer.
AVCHD and FCP problems
by Eric Peterson 11 years ago
Purchased a new HMC150 last week. Love it. At home I have a iMac OS 10.5.5 with FCE. At work I have FCS2 on an Intel with OS 10.4.11 - FCP 6.0.5 recently upgraded from 6.0.2. Also available is a Power
Re: AVCHD and FCP problems
by Eric Peterson 11 years ago
That's what I was afraid of. Thanks.
Meta Data in 150
by Eric Peterson 11 years ago
Are you able to change the meta data on the HMC 150 from the camera or do you have to use the viewer software that is windows only The manual does not make it clear to me.
Re: Meta Data in 150
by Noah Kadner 11 years ago
Some of the metadata- yes. Noah Check out My My FCP Blog and my new RED Blog. Unlock the secrets of the DVX100, HVX200 and Apple Color. Now featuring the Sony EX1 Guidebook, DVD Studio Pro and How to
Freelance non-compete?
by Adam Erickson 12 years ago
I have a dillema. I have recently been approaches by a company to work with on a regular basis as a freelancer. This sounds splendid and all, but one note raises a red flag. The company is asking me t
Re: Freelance non-compete?
by Eric Peterson 12 years ago
That's North Carolina for you. Same thing here in Wilmington. Client drives a Hummer around and has all these deals in the works but is hesitant to pay your day rate for a professional when a friend o
Timelapse Traffic Streak Effect
by chance norris 12 years ago
Does anyone now how to create the streaks in time-lapse footage when shooting a stationary shot of traffic with the hvx 200 I have tried in post speeding up the footage and applying different effects,
Re: Timelapse Traffic Streak Effect
by Eric Peterson 12 years ago
In After Effects try the different time effects. One will work.
f numbers won't work
by mike deisinger 13 years ago
I'm just getting started on FCP 5 on a 1.67 laptop and I noticed that the f number keys are not working for FCP. I believe f9 is an insert edit, but all it does is change the lighting on my screen. I'
Re: f numbers won't work
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
Hold down the fn button on the keyboard.
Camcorder - Final Cut Pro - compatible
by rijusam 13 years ago
I am planning to purchase a Panasonic HDC-DX1 - 3CCD High-definition DVD Camcorder. Please advice how to transfer the video from the camcorder to my Final Cut Pro Studio http: www.bestbuy.com site ols
Re: Camcorder - Final Cut Pro - compatible
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
I think the easiest way at present is to buy the Blackmagic Intensity card and come in throught the HDMI out of the camera. FCP does not yet handle AVCHD throught an import dialogue box. Sony HDV came
Looking for a better workflow for editing Stop Motion
by Eriq Wities 13 years ago
Hello, I'm cutting a stop motion project in FCP 5. Working on a 2.4 Dual 2 Core iMac. All of my stills are JPEG's shot on a Nikon D80 at either 5.3 mp (2896 x1944) or 10mp (3872 x 2592) It's important
Re: Looking for a better workflow for editing Stop Motion
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
Bridge will batch rename.
P2 AVCIntra import into Final Cut Pro
by simon Morgan 13 years ago
Just wondering about shooting in AVCIntra codec on HPX2000 and then bringing into FCP. what are my options for codecs Also, anyway to create smaller file sizes from P2 cards to edit for a long form do
Re: P2 AVCIntra import into Final Cut Pro
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
You can transcode the files to any codec you want through Compressor. I don't know much about AVC intra, but shooting 720 24 with the HVX200 file sizes were only 1.5 time bigger than standard DV files
FCP Update
by Michael Leach 13 years ago
I am working with FCP 5.0.1 and I need to update it to version 5.1.1 to work with Sony XDCAM HD footage. How to I get my version to the version I need to be working on. Thanks
Re: FCP Update
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
Purchase the upgrade. You will only be able to go 5.0.4 with a software update.
Font Install in Final Cut Pro
by Dani_Starr 13 years ago
I'm on FCP 6.0.1. I just installed a new font necessary for a commercial project. The font works fine in all of my programs - Word, AE, Photoshop. But when I try to use it in FCP - it just doesn't sho
Re: Font Install in Final Cut Pro
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
Which font folder did you install it in. There is Macintosh HD Users ericpetersonAL Library Fonts but also Macintosh HD Library Fonts Put the font you want in the other one and see if it shows up.
Graphics Card query
by Simon Hustings 13 years ago
Hi guys, I finally got around to upgrading the graphics card in my PowerPC G5 from the standard Radeon 64MB card that came with the machine to the 256MB Radeon X800XT. I was sick of only being able to
Re: Graphics Card query
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
No, only cards like Blackmagic or AJA will show up in the effects handling section.
KONA 2 K-BOX CABLING
by Jim Blokland 13 years ago
Hello Cow-ers: Hooking up my Kona 2 and K-Box -- wondering if I can use the video harness cable (with all the BNC ends on it) to hook into my patchbay, and only use the audio cable (the blue ended cab
Re: KONA 2 K-BOX CABLING
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
Yes, you have to use one or the other. The black cable that came with the KBox (and connects the Kona card to the back of the KBox) carries everything but the SDI in and outs.
Aja io la Configure RS-422 port
by TeeRav 13 years ago
Hi, im setting up a Io La for use on a imac with fcp 5. everythings hooked up, but im unable to get any deck control. In the Device control presets pane, its says i need to configure the port. when i
Re: Aja io la Configure RS-422 port
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
After thinking about it does the 422 cable go from IO to deck or iMac to deck If it is IO to deck then my suggestion won't work will it
XML and Motion Help
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
First attempt at using XML with a Motion file and it did not work. Any hints would be helpful. What I tried was: created a template in Motion with four lines of text in different layers along with a m
Re: XML and Motion Help
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
This sequence that contains the Motion files is a commercial donut where I need to change the information on 10 Motion files. Each file has four lines of text. I created a template with text in place
difference of hd pro pci-x and pci-e
by pekin azer 13 years ago
So, why is the pci-x model cost more Any difference in peformance Should i get pci-e version, so it will be more future proof Pekin
Re: difference of hd pro pci-x and pci-e
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
What computer do you have pci-x for pci-x computers and pci-e for pci-e computers.
JVC Buyout
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
Our government channel just placed an order for 6 GY HD250s for studio use. If Panasonic buys them out what is the likleyhood that they would discountinue them to have one less line of HDV cameras on
Re: JVC Buyout
by Eric Peterson 13 years ago
I guess I will make "the powers that be" aware and keep abreast of the situation. Thanks.
Frustration w/ trying to reorde layers
by Phil Muri 14 years ago
Howdy Cowpokes, (In the timeline and or layers palette) When I try to reorder the top layer so that it becomes the bottom layer, I always end up placing that layer inside of the layer underneath. So i
Re: Frustration w/ trying to reorde layers
by Eric Peterson 14 years ago
You have to click and drag with the preview icon not the name. When you click and drag with the name column it pulls it into the layer.
Tiff sequence render - need audio too
by Jeff Carson 14 years ago
I am supplying several DVC-Pro HD 960-720 tiff sequences output for a theatre digital projection server system. How would I supply sync audio along with the sequence
Re: Tiff sequence render - need audio too
by Eric Peterson 14 years ago
Not sure we understand the question. DVCPro HD is a codec for quicktime video. TIFF is for print. Are you trying to export a sequence of tiff's to the DVCProHD codec from AE
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