Cache-A slow writes by Jack McGee 2 years ago I think this machine is on it's last legs, I am getting quote on 1beyond system with CATDV to replace it. But I still need to use this, and the problem currently, is it taking a very long time to writ
Re: Cache-A slow writes by Jack McGee 2 years ago Thanks Tom. I tried writing a small number of files to a newly formatted TAR tape. It is still very slow to the point of being unusable. The HP tools Drive Assessment says the drive passed. I have rep
The end of an Episode by Jeremy Garchow 3 years ago Maybe this has been discussed elsewhere, but I haven't seen it. Telestream Episode is moving towards EOL status: https: marketing.telestream.net acton media 5268 episode sid=TV2:Phk33jr0q
Re: The end of an Episode by Jack McGee 3 years ago I don't know, I am thinking just putting one instance of Media Encoder on network. With GPU processing, it might do more anyway than two Episode machines.
Monitor Calibration by Oscar Gotti 4 years ago Hello, I just had a new JVC LCD monitor installed at work for grading, but the problem is I have no idea how to calibrate it! I tried setting all the parameters to the middle '0' but this just makes t
Re: Monitor Calibration by Jack McGee 4 years ago We have JVC DT-V24G1Z. I'm not sure what the results will be, but I plan to use this to calibrate them: http: pro.jvc.com pro attributes MONITOR soft calibration index.html
Large-Scale U-Matic Conversion by Frank Jenkins 4 years ago Newbie and not a broadcaster. I have a large-scale task to convert several thousand U-Matic, Beta, Hi-8, VHS, and other formats to a digital format. Preferably, all to a sustainable network location.
Re: Large-Scale U-Matic Conversion by Jack McGee 4 years ago Some time ago, we had a tape robot, made by Synergy Broadcasting in Addison, TX. It was pretty cool, automatically more or less, certainly unattended, digitize about 100 SVHS or Digital S tapes to MPG
HDV in CatDV by Jack McGee 7 years ago We bought a Pro-Cache5 and are pretty happy with it. For what it is. My thought was to buy CATDV to flesh this solution out, give us easier searching of what is on Cache-A device. However, most all of
Re: HDV in CatDV by Rolf Howarth 7 years ago Kyle is absolutely right, if you're at all unsure whether CatDV is suitable for your needs download a trial. In unregistered form there are some limitations but most of the basic functionality is ther
Portable HD-SDI Colour Bars and Tone by Scott Goddard 7 years ago I am looking for a portable test unit that can feed color bars and tone via SDI to assist in studio setup. ie Not an expensive rack unit. I have not had a chance to use the AJA GEN 10. Does anyone kno
Monitor HDV through DV deck? by Jack McGee 8 years ago We are shooting on JVC HD250U to DR-HD100 firestores. Up until now, just using them in straight DV mode. We are using Final Cut 6 and Sony M25U decks attached to computer. Now we want to shoot hi-def.
Re: Monitor HDV through DV deck? by Jack McGee 8 years ago Ok, but this is what Apple said about Final Cut Pro 6, it doesn't indicate additional hardware needed. I know it aint' gonna look pretty: External Video Monitoring You can now output to external video
NFS capture with FCP 6 by Anthony Paremal 11 years ago Hi, Currently we are using two intel Mac Pros, one G5 and one G4. All are connected using gigabit ethernet. The gigabit switch is Linksys 24 port model with web control. The video server is Gentoo Lin
Re: NFS capture with FCP 6 by Jack McGee 11 years ago I don't the particular answer to your problem, but maybe related to ours. We drop self contained quicktime movies onto a networked (windows) Cleaner machine. We cannot make Final Cut Pro render the fi
Re: Where are the best hotel deals found. by Jack McGee 12 years ago Another sleeper steak deal is available 24x7 at Ellis Island, steak, baked potato and other stuff for $5. Not on menu, you have to ask. For me, took the place of the late night $2 deal at Horseshoe.
Any reccomendations? by Aanarav Sareen 13 years ago I am planning on attending NAB this year for the first time. Does anyone have any reccomendations as to where to stay Currently, I am looking at a BestWestern hotel that is right across from the expo
Re: Any reccomendations? by Jack McGee 13 years ago Can I ask where the hotel is During a convention that is a very good rate and there may be a reason. I don't think Motel 6 gets that low. The reason I ask, is I think almost without exception, the hot