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James Haefner

Member Since:
February 25th 2008
149 Posts
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To eSata or not to eSata... (there is a question in there somewhere)
by Dave Gage 7 years ago
Here's some general stats and test findings comparing eSata with FW800 on my OWC Elite-AL Pro (two 7200rpm Drives, 1TB each) RAID 1 enclosure using the QuickBench "Large file Test" from SpeedTools: eS
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Re: To eSata or not to eSata... (there is a question in there somewhere)
by James Haefner 7 years ago
hi ALL sorry this conversation is over but it is relevant to my current situation Computer: MBP 10.6.8 4gb RAM Software: FCP 7 Suite Working with more HD footage Computer Log and Transfer time is slow
panasonic 130a
by James Haefner 7 years ago
hello COWS, OVERALL PAINTING CAMERA & FOCUS just looking for some Tips, Literature or experience helping me learn how to PAINT this Camera a little better sometimes I am shooting in Offices Fluorescen
iTunes will not connect
by James Haefner 7 years ago
I am running MAC 10.5.8 on a G5 tower itunes 8 will not update anything to go online error message: can not connect to server at this time This is when I try to update radio itunes store everything so
FCP MAC Power Mac G5
by James Haefner 8 years ago
hello I just inherited a Power Mac G5 tower, after an hour or something I did the startup disk with Mac OS X 10.4.11 stopped working as a Startup disk The 2nd disk now the Primary Startup drive works,
Re: FCP MAC Power Mac G5
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
Good luck with that. That machine is VERY old. It can't do ProRes capture..nor ProRes conversion of newer HD cameras. The best it can do is DVCPRO HD or Uncompressed HD...although for uncompressed, yo
MOTION/FCP Template Dropzones
by James Haefner 8 years ago
hi COWS, I need to create a Photo Montages for a client. I would like to build some mixtures of PHOTO MOVES (ie In and Out Small and Large w Curls Bends at the Corners) is what he has been doing I wou
Re: MOTION/FCP Template Dropzones
by Stephen Smith 8 years ago
iPhoto and Aperture come with some amazing photo move templates. You can even make the the length of the video the length of a song so it will do the math for you. It's worth at least taking a look at
Pansonic ag-ac130a
by James Haefner 8 years ago
Hello All, my name is James I just purchased the Panasonic 130A just powered it up for the first time and immediately noticed the image is not staying IN FOCUS Tried MF, AF, using Manual or Servo ZOOM
Re: Pansonic ag-ac130a
by Lou Bruno 8 years ago
Bring it back..sounds defective. Lou Bruno
P2 Log and Transfer Problem
by Mark Thalman 12 years ago
I have imported almost all of my cards into final cut without a problem until I get the the first 5 imports of my day 4 import... then I get this error... "FOLDER NAME 4_016" contains unsupported medi
Re: P2 Log and Transfer Problem
by James Haefner 8 years ago
hi Sandra thank you your Producer for this so much I was just going through this - Shane got it -- thanks read through the thread and found this step by step solution and just worked thanks again to y
Show Open Style
by James Haefner 9 years ago
hello All, I have been interested for awhile how to achieve this look in editing. The best, simple and most accurate example I can utilize is the Show Open for NBC's "Park and Recreation" http: www.yo
Re: Show Open Style
by David Roth Weiss 9 years ago
You can do that pretty easily easily in FCP, After Effects, Motion, or Combustion. In FCP I would advise that you acquire the Boxes plugin from Digital Heaven, which will give you considerably more co
Monitor Opinions
by James Haefner 9 years ago
hello Field Forum COWS; I am thinking about getting either 1 of these 2 monitors below and I would like Pro feedback on which one, why, etc... I would like to have an affordable Monitor primarily for
Re: Monitor Opinions
by James Haefner 9 years ago
I have a CREDIT CARD for MACMALL If you or any others reading have any other suggestions from this Vendor much appreciated Thank you very much for your response
Install Rosetta to run Photoshop
by James Haefner 9 years ago
hola COWS, Running on MACBOOK Pro 10.6.6 I recently was having some Freezing Glitches so MAC Support finally suggested I reinstall my Snow Leopard OS Now the first significant difference - I open PHOT
Re: Install Rosetta to run Photoshop
by David Cabestany 9 years ago
Photoshop CS2 is a Mac OS only application, whereas Snow Leopard is designed to run in Intel based computers which are optimized to run Universal applications (CS3 onwards). Rosetta is a backend emula
Recommended Plug INS
by James Haefner 9 years ago
hello All, hope I am posting in the right area. I am primarily in need of a good and affordable "Fluid Morphing" plug-in for FCP 7 I have been editing but am starting to do have the need to do more Sp
GoPro HD in 24p FCP workflow
by Bryan Rill 10 years ago
I m new to posting here but I ve been reading the COW forums for quite some time. Given the good advice, i think the veterans here might be able to address my current issue. Thanks for the time. I use
Re: GoPro HD in 24p FCP workflow
by James Haefner 9 years ago
hey Guys, thanks for this GoPro Hero HD discussion I have also been field testing -- and I still have a few lingering Questions & Concerns: * My camera setting is Stuck - yes, stuck -- in TimeLapse mo
GoPro HD Hero Camera
by James Haefner 9 years ago
Dear COW Team, I am happy to see all the new forum topics added to the COW Network. I have been testing the GoPro HD Camera and ran into some Questions, Comments and things I learned. What it be okay
Re: GoPro HD Hero Camera
by Ronald Lindeboom 9 years ago
I see what you are talking about now, Noah. I will have Abraham debug it in the morning when he gets in. Thanks for the heads-up. Best regards, Ronald Lindeboom CEO, Creative COW LLC Publisher, Creati
Google Maps on Video
by James Haefner 10 years ago
hello All, I was wondering if anyone knows how OR has done it before... I have seen a number of times on ABC's Nightline... They have a Video Insert of Wide Location via Google Map Earth n then Zoom i
Re: Google Maps on Video
by James Haefner 10 years ago
thanks for the post and heads up, Jeremy
S X S Card Not Mounting
by James Haefner 10 years ago
Hello COWS; Editing Software: FCP 7.0.2 Issue: S X S card not mounting on Desktop Mac Book Pro NOR is mounting through Camera USB Camera: Sony PMW - EX3 Media: RAW S x S x SDHC Memory Adapter Card: Tr
Re: S X S Card Not Mounting
by James Haefner 10 years ago
I feel your pain, brother. Please keep me posted on what you discover, and best of luck!
Rasterized TEXT
by James Haefner 10 years ago
Hello All; First timer in the PhotoShop forum... so another - hello. I have a text look that I created on a past project, and I would really like to use again. I am a video guy, so I believe when fina
Re: Rasterized TEXT
by James Haefner 10 years ago
thanks for your reply -- I did plead ignorance on the subject it is text -- going to video as a PNG... I made the mistake of saving the MASTER text look that I like therefore -- I will attempt to ask
Upload Codec
by James Haefner 10 years ago
Hello All, I tried to upload my 720p Camera Reel w H.264 Compression for download at a 1280 x 720 frame size. So the final file is a QT and the file size is 78.4 mb It is a 2 minute Camera Reel. Can s
Share Demo Reel COW Link
by James Haefner 10 years ago
Hello COWS, I am about to upload my Camera Reel, but will I be able to share the hyperlink with others, directing them to the Video I tried it with a couple existing reels - in test emails, but Safari
Re: Share Demo Reel COW Link
by James Haefner 10 years ago
Please ignore my above post... I got it... thanks
Reconnecting Media
by James Haefner 11 years ago
I want others to benefit from my next question. I recently transferred media over to another drive, while my primary drive gets sent in for diagnosis and repair. However, when I tried to Reconnect wit
Re: Reconnecting Media
by Nick Meyers 11 years ago
broadly, there's two ways to go about it. one way is to use the MEDIA MANAGER to make a copy of all you media to a new location. settings would be: COPY mode DONT delete unused Base Media FIe Names on
Digitizing Fast Video
by James Haefner 11 years ago
Hello All: While digitizing a Mini DV tape, playback on deck is fine, but playback in FCP 6 is fast. Never had an issue with digitizing before, any thoughts
Re: Digitizing Fast Video
by James Haefner 11 years ago
hey Joe, the sample rate was fine. I suspicious this has something to do with my new G Drive I just bought the new G Drive Q and I am trying to capturing a Mini DV tape for the first time, and the pla
External Speakers 2.1 config
by James Haefner 11 years ago
Hello Audio Pros: A buddy just gave me some external speakers and I would like to utilize on my MacBook Pro for playback A V editing. I want to be sure I wire them properly. Here are the specs. 1 - SO
Re: External Speakers 2.1 config
by James Haefner 11 years ago
Hello Ty: Thank you for your welcome and reply. All last night I have been searching high and low for a Preamp. I have to say money is very tight at the household. Any suggestions on what preamp will
FCP to Compressor to DVDSP
by James Haefner 11 years ago
Hello COWS: I have FCS2. I am at my second time around with FCP to Compressor. However, I must be skipping something or still not getting it. The project duration is about 01:30. I compressed the proj
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