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Hal Beery

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Modifying BPAV clip files from EX1r
by Hal Beery 5 months ago
Occasionally I screwup and grab a chip that hasn't been cleared of past shots. Question: 1. Can I clear the old clip files before importing in my archive drives or will that cause problems with the wh
Re: Modifying BPAV clip files from EX1r
by Hal Beery 5 months ago
Thanks, Steve. I'll look into Adobe Prelude. Never used it. Obviously I'm just better off leaving everything as is... and my hope of saving space and distractions is a futile pursuit here. I sincerely
PP CC2017 second project will not open in existing project
by Hal Beery 1 year ago
Opening a second project into an existing project used to be a no brainer... but now I can't do it. Please suggest ways to accomplish this!! I need to import some sequences into another project. THANK
Re: PP CC2017 second project will not open in existing project
by Hal Beery 1 year ago
Jon Doughtie "We need more information (see my signature), particularly what version of Adobe products you are using." Thanks, Jon! I haven't looked at my profile in years. Hope this helps. Hal Macbo
Headphones for mixing live music to DAW.
by Hal Beery 1 year ago
Greetings Audio Pro's! We are attempting to record ensembles of 6 to 8 musicians, instruments plus vocals .. live in various locations and usually with audience mic as well. It's very difficult to iso
Re: Headphones for mixing live music to DAW.
by Bob Mark 1 year ago
I would suggest that you read reviews and look at frequency response charts for all of the headphones you may be considering. You might find this site interesting for reviews. http: en.goldenears.net
Re: EX1-r ... Delete individual mp4 files in HDSC chip? ok?
by Hal Beery 1 year ago
I recently had two projects on one sdsc chip. Problem: I didn't want half the mp4 files to go to the other client. Is it ok to just delete those unwanted files in the finder Will it affect the remaini
NEED A SOLUTION: Having issues with importing .MTS files with iMACPRO and Da Vinci Resolve 15
by Shyam Lala 2 years ago
I don't know if anyone else is facing this issue, but having severe problems reviewing .mts files and importing or editing them in Da Vinci Resolve 15, using and I Mac Pro. 32 GB RAM, Does any one hav
Re: NEED A SOLUTION: Having issues with importing .MTS files with iMACPRO and Da Vinci Resolve 15
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
Regarding your suggestions to convert to ProRes, are all conversion apps producing the same ProRes file (assuming you have preset the output, i.e. ProRes 422HQ) Do some apps create better versions if
Sony EX1r needs service in India. Referrals please!
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
Shooting documentaries in India. the EX1r needs some attention... especially the audio monitoring section. I have had some unsatisfactory experiences with some Sony repair shops in Chennai., and read
Re: Sony EX1r needs service in India. Referrals please!
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
Thanks Blaise, but I checked and not an effective variable. Hal
macOS High Sierra
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Whether to update or hold... https: www.cnet.com news 7-things-to-know-before-upgrading-to-macos-high-sierra-10-13 http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2001-the-new-macos-high-sierra-is-launched-to
Re: macOS High Sierra
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
Thanks Oliver! Are any of your machines running High Sierra Hal
Best Bootable System Backup for Sierra
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
I've been using Synchronize Pro X in its iterations for several years and have been very satisfied. Now that we are setting up a new studio and new iMacPro with Sierra OS, Qdea (authors of the app) cl
Re: Best Bootable System Backup for Sierra
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
Hal Beery "Which programs have you found to be solid trustworthy for OS SIERRA "I use Carbon Copy Cloner. They keep it up to date with the latest macOS and it's been working great for years. It even
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High Sierra not able to preview EX1r cam files
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
High Sierra OS Neither will VLC read the EX1r cam files. Files easily read on Macbook Pro OS 10.11.6 And BMD REsolve 15. Anyone else having issues with High Sierra reading EX1r files in preview thanks
Re: High Sierra not able to preview EX1r cam files
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
Thanks Craig. I'm actually in Europe investigating issues for my editor in India who just moved from PC Windows world to a new iMacpro and High Sierra. I couldn't figure out why he had a problem, but
LaCie drives do not work on all iMacs
by Patrick Fries 2 years ago
I'm having problems getting all of my LaCie drives to open on my three iMacs. I have two LaCie 5big Thunderbolt 2 drives (2015) and a new LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 drive (2017), and all of them ar
Re: LaCie drives do not work on all iMacs
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
Thanks, Bob. With the operating SSD (Sierra OS) , will there be any issues reloading the SSD after a crash from the Bootable external HDD that is formatted OS extended (journaled) GUID partition map (
Best editing codec for DaVinci Resolve
by Rainer Wirth 2 years ago
Hi folks, I'm new to this community and have just built up a new 4k workstation to work with DaVinci Resolve. Components work well, apart from the fact that the new 15 Beta2 version is crashing. But I
Re: Best editing codec for DaVinci Resolve
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
Shane, et. al., Divergent says EditReady2 doesn't code: DAT, AVI, or MP2. Do you know what would code those to ProRess 422(HQ) tnx, Hal
Importing MTS files into Resolve 15
by Hal Beery 2 years ago
We are looking at the Resolve NLE and wonder how it imports and manages MTS files. Feedback appreciated Thanks, Hal
importing HQ1920x1080 50i file to PPcc2017 shows 25fps in Project window
by Hal Beery 3 years ago
Project requires 1920x1080 50i. Camera = Sony EX-1r Files in camera thumbnail media preview indicate 1920 50i but when it's imported from Media Browser, the project frame rate column indicates 25 fps.
Re: importing HQ1920x1080 50i file to PPcc2017 shows 25fps in Project window
by Hal Beery 3 years ago
Ann Bens "If they wanted 50 fps the camera should have been set to 50p (progressive)" The client requires 1920x1080 50i. NOT 50p. And yes, you are absolutely correct that the EX1r does not record at
Hardware issue: Monitors failing via MacbookPro to Starteck T2Dock to two Apple Cinema Displays (23")
by Hal Beery 3 years ago
Apple Macbook Pro 2015 (purchased August 2016). Thunderbolt out to Startech T2Doc .... then USB 3.0 out to startech 3.0 to DVI adapter to 23" Apple Cinema Display. Plus T2 out of the laptop directly t
Re: Hardware issue: Monitors failing via MacbookPro to Starteck T2Dock to two Apple Cinema Displays (23")
by Hal Beery 3 years ago
so how to delete the post. in the past we used to be able to share ideas about this sort of situation. What changed
Loop complete project in PPCC 2015
by Hal Beery 4 years ago
Client wants the video to loop horizontally in homepage. It will be located as a looping banner where the video clips move left to right seamlessly. (sequence is 1 minute 45 seconds) How to do in Prem
2 23 inch Apple Cinema Displays connected to new MacBookPro..... possible?
by Hal Beery 5 years ago
When my new MacBookPro 15" Retina arrives, I'll want to connect my two 23 inch Apple Cinema Displays (DVI). I spoke with apple on the phone, the pro apps guy, and he said no problem, just get Thunderb
Re: 2 23 inch Apple Cinema Displays connected to new MacBookPro..... possible?
by Hal Beery 5 years ago
Shane, Do you run all three on USB 3.0 to DVI or mix with other outputs, i.e. HDMI thanks, Hal
FCP7 on new MacBookPro???? will it boogie?
by Hal Beery 5 years ago
I'm considering a new macbook pro. I'm still working FCP7. Is there an OS that will operate on the new MBPro's which will enable FCP7
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Re: FCP7 on new MacBookPro???? will it boogie?
by Hal Beery 5 years ago
Thanks for the post. Yes I've subsequently read about the migration dance. Good to know that 7 is still going strong in the newer Os realm.
MacPro 3.1 OS10.6.8 will not delete files in trash (came from Raid 0 hard drive)
by Hal Beery 5 years ago
MacPro 3.1 OS10.6.8 Spring Cleaning... deleting duplicate media files on external hard drive (1.03TB). BUT... the files from a two drive raid on eSata port with Raid 0, will not delete. Every time I p
Re: MacPro 3.1 OS10.6.8 will not delete files in trash (came from Raid 0 hard drive)
by Michael Locke 5 years ago
Skip the trash, Disk Utility is your friend. It will tell you if you have permissions, and if so, you can reformat erase the drive. Mac OS Extended (Journaled) is the format choice for Macs, if you've
aiff file in view is correct duration but when inserted in timeline its 6 seconds short
by Hal Beery 5 years ago
I exported the audio tracks, as usual, to Audition as AIFF file (and tried Soundtrack Pro but same results) then reimported the file as AIFF back to FCP 7.0.3 (OS 10.6.8). In the viewer the duration o
Re: aiff file in view is correct duration but when inserted in timeline its 6 seconds short
by Hal Beery 5 years ago
Thanks Dave. I agree on the time diff having something To do with it but What To Do In fact i even dumped a file into a 30 fps timeline And it worked fine. Even though it came from a 25 fps Timeline e
Nikon D7100 focus issues
by Hal Beery 6 years ago
I was hired to shoot a concert b roll with this Nikon D7100 (not my cam). The Director wanted auto settings... so the 28-105 zoom into full close up would not go into focus. Zoom out wide, ok. Any ide
Re: Nikon D7100 focus issues
by Rob Manning 6 years ago
Using AF with a Nikon in live view, gives the camera controls over to contrast detection, which as the subject moves, or lighting shifts will cause the lens to rack back and forth. The difference betw
Good for Beginner?
by Hal Beery 6 years ago
A Doctor friend wants to create informative youTube videos. She is a quick study, and this would be her first attempt to edit simple talking head videos. IS SONY VEGAS simple enough for a pure beginne
Re: Good for Beginner?
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Stephen Mann "I taught my daughter the editing basics on Vegas in an hour."I also taught my daughter to use Movie Studio in about an hour as well. She now uses iMovie because she's on a Mac but she w
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Can a usb 3.0 external hard drive be powered by daisy-chaining via Lacie triple interface?
by Hal Beery 6 years ago
Will the following work: macpro 5.1 os 10.6.8 to Lacie triple interface via fw800 then from the Lacie to a bus powered usb 3.0 external hard drive via a male to male usb 3,0 cable Will it power the us
Re: Can a usb 3.0 external hard drive be powered by daisy-chaining via Lacie triple interface?
by Jon Schilling 6 years ago
I would hope you got an answer from somewhere as your post hasn't been answered for quite some time. The answer is "no" USB 3.0 just doesn't have the current to spin up a 3.5" hard drive. Jonathan Sch
H4n repair
by Hal Beery 7 years ago
Since the last posts regarding failing H4n. Has anyone found a source for repair or is this little brick a no deposit no return deal tnx, Hal
Re: H4n repair
by Hal Beery 7 years ago
i work in India and Europe, returning to home studio in Seattle this week. Any of these repair locations will suffice.
Sequence ok in FCP7 but last 5 minutes of sequence pixelated in mpeg2 encode...
by Hal Beery 7 years ago
Basics: MacBookPro5,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 6 MB Memory: 8 GB Using Caldigit mini esata raid box for med
Re: Sequence ok in FCP7 but last 5 minutes of sequence pixelated in mpeg2 encode...
by Hal Beery 7 years ago
Thanks Rafael! Hopefully this will satisfy the client as well. There are still a few frames that "shimmer" but nothing like the original catastrophe!! I couldn't go back and look at it frame by frame
EX1r zoom control not smooth.
by Hal Beery 8 years ago
Whether I'm using my Beebob controller on the pan tilt arm or going direct with the zoom control on the side hand grip, the zoom does not perform as I've always expected on sony gear. There is a hesit
Re: EX1r zoom control not smooth.
by Hal Beery 8 years ago
Bob, Have you gotten any feedback from EX1r users Do you think it will work the same for that model as your EX1 If so, I'm getting your rig. This is painful. Lousy zooms are inexcusable. Hal
Possilbe to over-drive LMa transmitter lectro?
by Hal Beery 8 years ago
I've been using Lectrosonic wireless gear for years and never had a hitch. Recently I purchased some new series 100 kits. UCR100 with LMa transmitter. The first project entailed a "compromised" situat
Re: Possilbe to over-drive LMa transmitter lectro?
by Hal Beery 8 years ago
Thanks ya'all. I'm afraid I've been victim of my own good luck. I've never had problems like this in similar circumstances. Several times I shot a very "robust" lecturer who frequently sang a tune or
Removing hard drives from Mac Pro Desktop
by Hal Beery 9 years ago
Removing drives should be simple, but I just cant' get the second bay to budge. The trays have hard drives installed. I've removed them before and it was simple. The release lever in the back of the c
Re: Removing hard drives from Mac Pro Desktop
by Hal Beery 9 years ago
Thanks, Park! good to know someone else has broken fingers!! ;-) Hal
DVX100a firewire to deck settings?
by Hal Beery 10 years ago
What settings are required on a DVX 100a to record video audio to an external deck (dsr-11 sony) via firewire Is it also possible to record tape in the camera simultaneously IF so, how do tape changes
Re: DVX100a firewire to deck settings?
by Hal Beery 10 years ago
Thanks, Dave for your response. Unfortunately I'm not grasping your full intent here. I'm not an expert user of this camera, so I only know what I'd like to get out of it, but don't know how yet. I'm
play head wont move
by Hal Beery 12 years ago
Audition 1.5 on an HP pc opened the working file, an mp3, destined to be a podcast, but play head wont move either by space bar or on screen button. Fast forward works. as well as end and home. Is thi
telephone signal pickup
by Hal Beery 14 years ago
Have searched but no luck finding link to a decent quality telephone monitoring device for recording a phone conversation. Thanks! Hal
Re: telephone signal pickup
by Mazuroo 14 years ago
Go with with a used Getner if you can find one or a newer Clearone XAP. Both have balanced XLR outputs and work great; although the XAP has many more bells and whistles. The Clearone XAP is around $55
What is the workflow or gui difference between Xpress DV and Xpress Pro?
by Vinh 15 years ago
I'm a FCP user who is really curious about the Avid world. So I downloaded the Avid FreeDV and gave that a whirl, but something tells me that Avid FreeDV is different from its bigger brothers. Feels l
Re: What is the workflow or gui difference between Xpress DV and Xpress Pro?
by Hal Beery 15 years ago
Yes, I"m curious too. I have experienced very funky transitions in fcp. flickering and waves of pixels moving across the screen that are extremely exagerated even in the more expensive encoding in la
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