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RE: New Forum
by Sam Lesante Jr. 2 years ago
Is there a "buyer beware" forum There's a company I've been dealing with for 5 yrs. that I bought a product from but has yet to give me a working unit Thanks
Re: RE: New Forum
by Fred Jodry 1 year ago
Cow personal classifieds.
Shiny steel.
by Fred Jodry 1 year ago
I was tearing down an incomplete Tektronix oscilloscope when I ran across screws and chassis equally shiny. I now realized that I was looking for the first time at stainless steel hardware on a stainl
Small To Big, Computer porch sale.
by Fred Jodry 2 years ago
(This surrounds the computer hobby and collectibles somewhat more than television). I ve got a couple of new faces to feed in the household and have decided to get rid of a medium sized amount of what
AJA Kona 3 and AJA HD10AVA converter for sale $650
by Alfredo Fernandez 5 years ago
I have for sale an almost new AJA Kona 3 with a breakout box and an AJA dual rate hd sd audio video a d converter for $600. Please email me with any questions. Alfredo Fernandez iVideo Creations
Re: AJA Kona 3 and AJA HD10AVA converter for sale $650
by Fred Jodry 3 years ago
Sure, how about an email -Better off than making a purely theoretical post.
WTB converter, synch gen
by Fred Jodry 3 years ago
Looking for converter and synch gen for sale. (Should be AJA compatible).
wtb: Software for AJA Kona-3.
by Fred Jodry 5 years ago
wtb: Software for AJA Kona-3. Please, your answer on this thread. Fred Jodry
Re: wtb: Software for AJA Kona-3.
by Tom Matthies 5 years ago
You should be able to get that right from AJA support. Not my monkeys. Not my circus.
(2) AJA Xena 2Ke cards
by David Bruce 5 years ago
Pulled from working machines, might be able to dig up the breakout cables. Just pay shipping PN# Z-OEM-2KE-R0
Re: (2) AJA Xena 2Ke cards
by Fred Jodry 5 years ago
Thanks, jumping on it.
Use Arri Alexa footage on WIndows?
by matt chapman 5 years ago
Hello- I have been asked to rescue an edit from a hapless production company that shot all of its footage on an Arri Alexa camera. They then gave me an edit XML with only RAW footage. Is there anyway
Re: Use Arri Alexa footage on WIndows?
by Fred Jodry 5 years ago
Matt, try making your first stop in this quest for software and answers a stop at GlueTools.Com You ll need more software and answers for this (so the Cow is a good place) but GlueTools is a good stop
Wanted, lens mount.
by Fred Jodry 5 years ago
Wanted: lens mount. The type that holds a 16 MM movie or CCTV lens. educationalbroadcasting ... hotmail.com or post here.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Kit Rental
by Stephen Brooks 6 years ago
I have a complete BMPCC kit rental available. I just used it to shoot a feature and it worked great. Amazing images. I haven't rented this out yet so I'm still setting prices. If you're interested let
Re: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Kit Rental
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
With you including no contacting information is it any wonder
Raid for on-set use
by Gautam Pinto 6 years ago
Hi Everyone, I'm looking for some advice for a SAS RAID for on-set use. I'm on a Mac Pro 5,1 and will be using the array for grading and on-set data management. After extensive research I've come to t
Re: Raid for on-set use
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
Gautam, to get rid of some of the heat issue go to a cooled air supply. Some of the scientific or laser manufacturers make big thermocouple coolers that are practical to your uses. Also, game computer
Tri Level Sync
by Michael Ciancio 6 years ago
I has asked several times over the last couple of years for a way to gen-lock two Alexa cameras. Does anyone know of a external device that can re-lock the images or a way of tricking the cameras into
Re: Tri Level Sync
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
Michael, our group exchanges some notes on experimentally synchronizing Alexas to non Alexas. We might or might not have good answers. My e-mail, educationalbroadcasting@hotmail.com
AJA Xena 2Ke card with cables, $200
by David Bruce 6 years ago
I upgraded machines for a customer and have 6 cards to sell. They came out of working machines, then into anti static bags, cables went into plastic bags. Will gaurentee them to be working or refund o
Re: AJA Xena 2Ke card with cables, $200
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
David, you must be hearing the sounds of crickets considering that you included no contacting information. In my case, a reply can go to, educationalbroadcasting@hotmail.com Fred
802.11ac - theoretically possible for wifi access to a SAN/NAS for video editing?
by Michael Griggs 8 years ago
I've been reading a bit about the 802.11ac wifi standard (gigabit wifi via multiple antenna 5Ghz band transmissions - http: en.wikipedia.org wiki 802.11ac), and I was just hoping to get some of the ex
Re: 802.11ac - theoretically possible for wifi access to a SAN/NAS for video editing?
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
Let s repeat this another way. One of the problems will show up when your computer s loudspeaker suddenly starts playing a telephone call between your next door neighbor Grandma, and her dentist, as s
Best storage setup for video editing
by Tom Grant 6 years ago
Dear all, I am a novice with video editing but we are currently starting a weekly local tv broadcast and I'm interested in people's opinions on the best storage solution for such an endeavor. Our curr
Re: Best storage setup for video editing
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
Tom, here s what works for me. 1. Pick a good box advertised here like, Active Storage (from the AJA event; I saw the Owner of the company demonstrate it) or Small tree. Two total winners amongst the
News: IKEGAMI and ARRI Introduce The HDK-97ARRI: Broadcast Production Camera With Digital Cinema Image Quality
by Cow News Droid 6 years ago
New System Represents Elite Marriage of Technologies, Combining ARRI Large Format Super 35MM CMOS Sensor with Ikegami Unicam HD Docking Style Camera (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 9, 2013) Booth #
Re: News: IKEGAMI and ARRI Introduce The HDK-97ARRI: Broadcast Production Camera With Digital Cinema Image Quality
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
Considering that this is what the ARRI Alexa promised from the beginning to do as one of its two duties, there is a big sigh UGH! of frustration from Alexa owners and would- be future buyers as they w
General questions about choosing a RAID card, beginner
by Mike Nicolau 6 years ago
Hello, I'm planning whether to get a RAID card for my system but I need some advice. 1) Would a RAID config really speed up my system (Premiere, After Effects) or would I just be confortable with more
Re: General questions about choosing a RAID card, beginner
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
David, Matrox does offer support but getting a new model consists of looking for a Dealer who has it, while getting a Matrox software driver consists of "go to http: www.gateway (...computers) .com".
Upgradability
by Nigel Thompson 7 years ago
Hey all: The Alexa is now #1 in my books when it comes to quite a few things. Wanted to ask for some knowledge on the upgradability of the camera. sensor wise . I'm sure Arri are already hard at work
Re: Upgradability
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
John-Michael Seng-Wheeler: "To answer your original question though, Arri has made no comment about sensor upgrades except a small hint that upgrading 16:9 sensors to 4:3 may become possible in the fu
SSD caching of spinning disks
by Antoine Durr 7 years ago
What kind of solutions exist to use an SSD raid to cache a larger spinning platters RAID Is there anything that really does it seamlessly Or even better, something along the lines of OS X's fusion dri
Re: SSD caching of spinning disks
by Fred Jodry 6 years ago
-For instance, sometimes a blown drive is really a drooping power supply, battery, or cable. Have one of those ready.
Recommendations for a good Blu Ray Burner? (Couldn't find appropriate forum)
by jack wormell 7 years ago
Hi All Sorry, this is actually Blu-Ray related but I couldn't find an appropriate forum, I'd be really thankful if someone could give me some advice. At work we're looking to buy an external Blu-Ray p
Re: Recommendations for a good Blu Ray Burner? (Couldn't find appropriate forum)
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Jack, I won t go into the finest points but I will help you with a few basics. For burning, if you need to, a "CPU" that has somewhat less speed than a playback one s should still prove successful and
sourcing hard drives for RAID-6
by Bob Cole 7 years ago
I don't know where the CalDigit forum went, so I'm coming here for your help. First, in praise of CalDigit, their support team has helped me way past the warranty expired. Thanks to them for that. Thr
Re: sourcing hard drives for RAID-6
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Whatever hard drives you are using you can have them tested periodically at Drive Solutions in California.
Do I watch my doc while recording FINAL Voiceover?
by James Bayliss-Smith 7 years ago
Do I watch my doc while recording FINAL Voiceover I have done several scratch recording that I have been using in my edit and I kind of envisaged just recording the final one in the same way (that is
Re: Do I watch my doc while recording FINAL Voiceover?
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Answer, Make a copy of your "Doc" where a fade of what is coming next in the picture ghosts in maybe 6 seconds before the synchronized main one. Then, as you are reading your script, whether practice
all-purpose file converter
by Bob Cole 7 years ago
I would like to buy a file conversion utility that does it all, cheerfully and without hassle. I'm done with trying to figure out terminal utilities - I just want to be able to give a piece of softwar
Re: all-purpose file converter
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Thanks Bill, between your paragraphs and mine we have listed some dos and do nots. So far, my converter to mention again, is my brain and my keyboard (and mouse) with slightly too little in- between.
Good storage vs. bad storage
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
Hi - as many of you know, I often make fun of certain manufacturers, and one of them is Other World Computing. But the fact is, that ALL of the drive companies that you see advertise here on Creative
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John Davidson liked this 7 years ago
Re: Good storage vs. bad storage
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
My pair of OWC Sata 3.0 SSDs (Now there are Sata 6es) have been keeping their promise from the word, "Go!". Put some of these in your own storage or the one you are building or getting, and you are ro
can anyone tell me the best way to do do data wrangling on set - 1 alexa / 1 5d
by jesse mendelson 7 years ago
can anyone tell me the best way to do do data wrangling on set - 1 alexa 1 5d
Re: can anyone tell me the best way to do do data wrangling on set - 1 alexa / 1 5d
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Jesse and others, here s little bit of quick look- up in printed form which while not as general (wide) and helpful as the above, will nonetheless fit in your pocket. Step 0, (preparation), Preset you
A Present Personals Topic In Text.
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
(title): Want to sell: RED ROCKET CARD Want to sell: RED ROCKET CARD by Nikolay Glushenko on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:46:37 am Hi all, I want to sell my almost new Red rocket card. All cables, box, manual ar
A movie trailer,hope you can give some advice
by zhang sandy 7 years ago
Hi everybody,i have clip of a trailer,the footage is from a movie.I hope you can give some advice,let me know the shortage of my trailer,and i'll improve it.This is the link: http: www.youtube.com wat
Re: A movie trailer,hope you can give some advice
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Instead of making a trailer for a downloaded movie why do not you make the movie
new Blackmagic products I would like to see
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
Hi - first, I too want my new Blackmagic products, like the Teranex, and Camera. So no matter what I suggest here, even if Blackmagic said "yes - we will do it" - I know that I would not see it until
Re: new Blackmagic products I would like to see
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
(Answer below). Re: new Blackmagic products I would like to see by Trevor Asquerthian on Aug 24, 2012 at 6:29:32 am "3) I just put in my first ATEM 2M E today. The audio mixer is nice, but how will I
How many hours / years before you replace a drive set?
by Shawn Larkin 7 years ago
Is there a standard for when you swap out say 16 drives in a a rackmount We use an ATTO 380 RAID Card and a 2006 MacPro and 16 Hitachi Enterprise Class (Ultrastars) Drives that have been spinning for
Re: How many hours / years before you replace a drive set?
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
(The answer after the question). How many hours years before you replace a drive set by, Shawn Larkin on Aug 8, 2012 at 2:23:46 pm Is there a standard for when you swap out say 16 drives in a a rackmo
I need some "All Day" headphones for editing.
by Corbin Gross 7 years ago
I'm an in-house video department for a wholesaler. I used to have my workstation in the studio but I've been moved out to a desk in the middle of the Marketing dept's cubicle array. Now, of course, I'
Re: I need some "All Day" headphones for editing.
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Get -big- ones and rotate sets of them just like you rotate your boots or shoes.
Mbox Mini question.
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Has anybody got software recommendations for an Mbox Mini
Re: Mbox Mini question.
by Peter Groom 7 years ago
Hi JC I installed Pro Tools 10 on my home PC. Just because I wanted to really. No commercial need. I found the driver ASIO4ALL was needed to make it all work, and it does, but to my dislike I find tha
Seeking Mic Advice for Performance
by Bill Evelyn 7 years ago
Hello, all In a few weeks, I'm going to shoot a "dress rehearsal" with four cameras of a performance which includes flute, piano, African drum and a single vocalist in a large performance hall. I am i
Re: Seeking Mic Advice for Performance
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
For the volume level you are about to encounter, any mono or stereo condenser microphone at all will pick up the performance masterfully. If the performance is indoors then removing the the windproof
New Mac Pro
by Michael Locke 7 years ago
Then there's this... http: 9to5mac.com 2012 06 05 after-nearly-two-years-without-an-update-apple-to-finally-revamp-mac-pro-next-week ...mostly cause you're the hardware guys.
Re: New Mac Pro
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
I just hope they aimed to be flexible enough of software, both OS and applications, so their users don t lose their jobs.
Cannot view COW videos with Firefox
by James Houghtaling 7 years ago
Is there a known issue with playing videos the live on the COW servers All I see is a still image of the video but no player. I can view the vids fine via Chrome, but not in Firefox. --------------- M
Re: Cannot view COW videos with Firefox
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
James,when you use an ad- blocker, all that "bandwidth" or "total data" still pours down the internet and modem into your computer, it s that it gets blocked before it takes up display and sound. Most
Welcome to the forums topic not hitched to Re: Alexa vs. Red? topic.
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Abraham, this fix asked for is probably for you. I was looking at a topic beginning with "Welcome to the forums" and continuing with "Re: Alexa vs. Red " in the oldest (presently page 3) section of Gl
Re: Welcome to the forums topic not hitched to Re: Alexa vs. Red? topic.
by Abraham Chaffin 7 years ago
This bug should be fixed now. Abraham
Live event recording gone wrong
by Michael Stuckart 8 years ago
Right off the bat before I get into details about my problem and me asking if anyone knows a solution please keep in mind everything that is being done is gonna be done by a highschool media team and
Re: Live event recording gone wrong
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
What does a computer do Compute. What does computing always take Time. You will always have troubles trying to mix live video and audio through a computer. No matter what else you do, feed the cameras
Lightworks
by Eric Müller 9 years ago
Now that Lightworks is in open Beta for 2 days and thus open to everyone for free, will there be a seperate section within the forum for it Since it is the first powerful, professional and free NLE th
Re: Lightworks
by James Williams 7 years ago
I just downloaded Lightworks and I have searched the net for PDF tutorials. As yet I haven't found any, but I was told by a Lightworks user in their forum section, that on May 28th. there should be a
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How do I make a song sound like its blasting out of a huge speaker?
by Kevin Silberberg 7 years ago
Hello, In the film I am making I have a shot of a man on top of a roof with a very large speaker blasting music to the city. The only problem I have is, how am I going to make the song sound like its
Re: How do I make a song sound like its blasting out of a huge speaker?
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Run midi lights on the scene to let the acting fake hearing the sound. In the mixing section use a separate audio track or two to record the effect of the following. Have your audio booth play the voi
Tips for interviewing a new editor
by Adam Fischer 7 years ago
Im looking to bring on a new contract editor who I hope to keep busy at least 30 hours a week. So I want to make sure I'm investing my time into someone I can trust and depend on Looking at demo reeks
Re: Tips for interviewing a new editor
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
"So my recommendation would be: employ a few as freelancers, see if they fit, then make a decision later." (Juris) -but hire your choice soon enough and just as important, lay off your non- choices gr
My class needs footage for practice...
by Ian Campbell 7 years ago
I'm teaching a little editing at the tail end of our intro film production class and I am finding a hard time locating any footage I can use for my students to work with. I don't really have enough ti
Re: My class needs footage for practice...
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Ian, would some already made film prints help you (Telecine ready). If you are in the New York City area then local pickup would be practical. Fred, educationalbroadcasting@hotmail.com My class needs
Advice for an aspiring editor?
by Eric Rubera 7 years ago
Just got off my first AE gig. Trying to find work. I'm not soliciting myself here, just looking for pointers or tips in what to look for, what to stay away from, and to hopefully get a better sense as
Re: Advice for an aspiring editor?
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
Eric, make what s wanted by the viewers, listenners (some people just listen and don t bother watching the pictures), and customers. Do, make, everything that you have to. Find, adapt, or write the st
Arri alexa and HD tape?
by Mike Garcia 8 years ago
From a new creative cow article, http: magazine.creativecow.net article the-joy-of-filmmaking, the vfx supervisor, under the "better informed color" section claimed everything was shot on HDCAM SR tap
Re: Arri alexa and HD tape?
by Fred Jodry 7 years ago
It gets ironic that the most practical way to capure from the new video camera is to go back to magnetic tape. It catches Bob Zelin out of style!
Quicktime corrupt file
by Santiago Escudero 8 years ago
Hi, I'm working on an important proyect (drama series). We are recording with Alexas on QT Apple ProRess 444; and when the post studio it's going to do a Color Correction find a corrupt file. Whe are
Re: Quicktime corrupt file
by Fred Jodry 8 years ago
Santiago, sometimes, the fix software is your keyboard. Try writing the corrupted files to a folder, rename them in substitute proper filnames, pointer filenames, or batch- names. Then burn them to se
Where can I find projects to work on for free?
by James Whittlesea 8 years ago
Hopefully this is in the right place. Are there any websites that people can load OMFs or edited videos that need to be mixed I want to learn to be a dubbing mixer and need some projects to work on I
Re: Where can I find projects to work on for free?
by Fred Jodry 8 years ago
James, the bandwidth to transport good video and audio over the internet from day to day is rather problemmatical. Surely I don t see Alexa producers exchanging large samples without mailing. So rathe
Is link aggregation the way to go for a small post network ?
by Alexandre Bartholo 8 years ago
Hi, I'm running a small post production network and i'm trying to gather some information to make the network setup better than it is now. I have about 12 computers running around the office, 6 of the
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Re: Is link aggregation the way to go for a small post network ?
by Alexandre Bartholo 8 years ago
Thanks a lot for all those answers. For the storage, i agree this part could be better, but i'll have to wait to get more budget before i can make a move. Considering how great your network cards are
Need Betacam camera handle
by Mark Frazier 8 years ago
I'm looking to see if there is a non-working Sony UVW 100 out there for sale (cheap, of course.) I still occasionally have to drag mine out, and recently the handle broke apart. I can get the part num
Re: Need Betacam camera handle
by Fred Jodry 8 years ago
Mark, you shouldn t have much trouble locating a BlackSmith from a boat yard, to make one.
Green and magenta static on ONE Mac Pro.
by Steve Godun 9 years ago
Hi all. I'm experiencing a very unusual problem with a Kona 3 card and was hoping someone may have some insight. The system in question is a Mac Pro (MacPro4,1) with dual quad-core 2.66GHz processors,
Re: Green and magenta static on ONE Mac Pro.
by Fred Jodry 8 years ago
Aidan, to repeat my answer, if the voltages coming out of your power supply feeding the insides of your computer are sagging, the oscillators inside the Kona card could get forced to go out of frequen
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