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multiple projector outputs using Macbook Pro Retina laptop.
by joe seamans 5 years ago
I need one live camera input and three separate video outputs from my laptop. Camera in on thunderbolt 1 via Blackmagic Intensity Pro external box. One projector output via HDMI. Another via Thunderbo
Re: multiple projector outputs using Macbook Pro Retina laptop.
by Joel Hufford 5 years ago
Hi Joe, Looks like you're going to want to look into a "Grahpics Extension Module" That's what Matrox calls them, other vendors may have different names but they effectively do the same thing - one vi
Playback Pro Plus Keeps crashing
by James Dow 6 years ago
I'm running Playback Pro Plus 3.4.1 on a MacBook Pro running Lion (10.7.5) The DVI output from the laptop feeds the DVI input on Extron or Kramer (has happened on both) Switcher-scaler..output of swit
Re: Playback Pro Plus Keeps crashing
by Joel Hufford 6 years ago
Paul, The first thing I would suggest is updating your playback pro to the latest version, 3.5.1. You can grab it off the DTVideoLabs website On top of that, do you know what platform these QT videos
SDI Input Projectors
by Bill Shotwell 6 years ago
Just wondering if anyone could recommend any projectors in the range of about 2500 lumens that have direct SDI inputs on them
Re: SDI Input Projectors
by Joel Hufford 6 years ago
Hi Bill, Given the size of projector you're asking after, I think you're going to have better luck sourcing one that has HDMI inputs and then purchasing a small converter to go from HD-SDI to HDMI. I
Mounting solution for Panasonic AV-HS410?
by Joel Hufford 6 years ago
Hi everyone, Just purchased a new Panasonic AV-HS410 Switcher and was wondering if anyone here has any experience in mounting said switcher to a 19" rack mount drawer I have a few ideas, but I thought
Re: Mounting solution for Panasonic AV-HS410?
by Mark Walleman 6 years ago
I have the HS410 as well. I store it on a fixed shelf when not in use. But you should be able to fit it on one of these. However, you'll likely have to cut the back plate down for the bottom row of BN
Email Selected PDF Document
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Has anyone else noticed that the "Email Selected PDF Document" Menu option in Preview is missing in Mountain Lion Doing some research on the web and it would appear that I'm the only person who's miss
Studio Cabling Schematic
by Scott Goddard 7 years ago
Is there any software available for broadcast studio post facility cabling schematics A little background: I am designing a new live production facility and numbering every cable, including power with
Re: Studio Cabling Schematic
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
I would second Illustrator. I use it frequently to create video system diagrams for large scale live events. It works perfectly. One tip that I've found is immensely helpful is to setup graphic styles
Question on getting properties for a video and mouse
by Suzin Daly 7 years ago
I need to get properties information from a video, and my mouse does not right click. How would I get the properties window to come up and can I set my mouse to do right and left click Is so where do
Re: Question on getting properties for a video and mouse
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi Suzin, Generally, you can "Control Click" to bring up the right-click context menu. This just means you hold down the "Control" button on the keyboard while clicking. If you go to the Mouse menu in
Live Event with multiple video files question
by Travis Kelly 7 years ago
Ok, I'm having a bit of trouble finding an easy solution (if there is one) My company rents out state of the art LED Display Trailers (jumbo trons) Recently we've gone from just renting them to purcha
Re: Live Event with multiple video files question
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Both Jim and Matt are correct, PlaybackPro is a simple and powerful video playback solution. In addition to what Matt said, the software allows for realtime modification of the geometry of a clip as w
Portable Switchers For Events
by Denisse Monay 7 years ago
I've been looking around different sites to potentially purchase a new portable switcher, as we are now running live productions off-set. I need a mobile studio that has at least 5 inputs, nothing big
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Denisse Monay liked this 7 years ago
Re: Portable Switchers For Events
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi Dennise, Take a look at this switcher from Panasonic. http: www.panasonic.com business provideo AW-HS50N.asp Sounds like it may be the perfect fit for you. Best of luck, Joel joel Corporate and Spe
Sony CCU-TX7 Tally/Intercom Pinout
by Nathan Szynal 7 years ago
Hello, Does anyone know off hand the pinout for the db25 intercom tally connector on the TX7 CCU I don't have the service manual and cant find any info on the web. Thanks for the help!
Re: Sony CCU-TX7 Tally/Intercom Pinout
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi Nathan, I've uploaded the manual for the TX-7 CCU. The pinout information is on page 2-2. Hope that helps! 4677_sonytx7ccumanual.pdf.zip joel Corporate and Special Event Staging Services www.pacifi
Digital File Playback
by Chris Mullinax 7 years ago
I work for a large company and we are looking for equipment that we can use to easily add digital video files for playback during live presentations. We go between using DigiBeta and a computer(ppt) n
Re: Digital File Playback
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi Chris, You might also look at Playback Pro. It's a Mac platform based software solution that allows for file-based playback, it allows for setting in and out points and has real-time geometry setti
SDI to HDMI mini converter blackmagicdesign no output
by liviu mihai 7 years ago
Hi guys, hope you can help with this. I would much appreciate any advice. I have a situation with a brand new SDI to HDMI mini converter and have no output on HDMI. Ive downloaded the software but no
Re: SDI to HDMI mini converter blackmagicdesign no output
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi! How long is the SDI run from the source to the converter and what kind of cable are you using In my experience, I've found that the software control panels for these mini converters don't do much
Both Video Converters have quit on me...
by George Claiborne 7 years ago
Hello all! Newbie status here so I don't know who will see this to respond, but I have been using the forums for awhile to resolve issues on my own. Finally have reached the point where I need to ask
Re: Both Video Converters have quit on me...
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi George, have you tried out http: www.keepvid.com to capture YouTube videos the website runs a java applet that allows you to download a video from YouTube at many different resolutions. I use it fr
Can anyone recommend a cheap solution for Wireless Live Video Feed for our JVC GY-HD 100 cameras?
by Rachel Kodner 7 years ago
Our crew is filming someone's event at the Holiday Inn North Shore in a few weeks. The client wants us to provide a live video feed of the guests enjoying themselves and going to all the different boo
Re: Can anyone recommend a cheap solution for Wireless Live Video Feed for our JVC GY-HD 100 cameras?
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi Rachel, I'm not sure how large an area you're talking about covering here, but one solution you might look into is an HDMI wireless extender from Gefen ($400). The transmitter unit is about the siz
Hooking up two Roland V8 Video Mixers.
by José Cordovil 7 years ago
Hi guys, For a theater play I'm working on at the moment, I'm going to need to provide two video projector with two independent mixes of 6 live feeds from cameras and a bunch of pre-recorded video on
Re: Hooking up two Roland V8 Video Mixers.
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi Jose, While the setup your suggesting would potentially work for your situation, I don't think it's the best way to go about engineering it. Have you looked into something like the Panasonic HVS-45
Time code and Ki Pro
by james lowenthal 7 years ago
Have an event coming up where I'll have (2) Sony D50 cameras and need to record a live mix and an Iso on each camera into AJA Ki Pros for each, and all need timecode. I haven't messed with timecode si
Re: Time code and Ki Pro
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi James, have a look at this thread, I think it has some great info that will help http: forums.creativecow.net thread 269 422 If you're shooting with the Sony D5x camera, are you using a something l
Composite video cable types for broadcast
by Richard Maskey 7 years ago
Hi, Firstly thanks for all the excellent information on this forum. I've built a live streaming system from scratch using 4 canon XL2s into a tricked out computer running vidblaster to broadcast sport
Re: Composite video cable types for broadcast
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
Hi Rich, I believe the general consensus is that both RG59 and RG6 would be acceptable types of cable for your use. If there is a chance that you will be upgrading your system to support HD-SDI signal
H.264 Pro Recorder - Who's using it? How's it working?
by Ken Wilson 7 years ago
A couple of months ago there were a number of threads on here about people having problems with their Pro Recorders. There was a firmware update, and I haven't heard much since. So, who is currently u
Re: H.264 Pro Recorder - Who's using it? How's it working?
by Joel Hufford 7 years ago
I just finished demoing a unit and was disappointed to learn that the device does not allow you to select between analog or embedded digital audio when recording an HDMI or HD-SDI stream. Also, when c
Good DVD burning software for Mac OSX
by Reid Alt 8 years ago
I'm a relatively new Mac user, and I switched for video editing purposes. I am looking for powerful DVD authoring software. Something akin to Sony's DVD Architect. I need to be able to assign chapters
Re: Good DVD burning software for Mac OSX
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Actually, I believe that after all of the Final Cut X backlash Apple silently made Final Cut Studio available again. I remember reading something about how it was available through Apple, but you had
Simple (hopefully) Thunderbolt Question
by Thomas Morter-Laing 8 years ago
Question: If a Harddrive is connected to an iMac's motherboard with sata connection, how can data be copied to or from the main hard drive faster the sata speed, even if it IS going through a thunderb
Re: Simple (hopefully) Thunderbolt Question
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Speaking strictly of situations where you're interfacing with the internal SATA hard drive yes, that is where your bottleneck will be. But Thunderbolt also has the advantage of being daisy-chainable,
Problem with still image duration in Final Cut Pro.
by henry chinaski 8 years ago
Hello, I like time lapse photography, collating the stills in FCP to create a video. This has always been fine with no problems ( I'm using FCP; 5.1 on a imac). I would import all the images and put t
Re: Problem with still image duration in Final Cut Pro.
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Also Henry, you can use the "Open Image Sequence" in Quicktime 7 Pro to import a group of still images and Quicktime will allow you to specify how long each image should appear in the timeline. When y
Copy DVD
by Andy Kleiman 8 years ago
Hey internet friends, I recently made a movie and just got a copy from my director. I want to make copies of it and am having some difficulties. Here's the specifics: I have a Mac OS X 10.5.8. The mov
Re: Copy DVD
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Hi Andy, The problem with using Handbrake is that you're introducing two more generations of compression to you material. Every time you re-encode the video, you introduce compression artifacts which
MP4 movie issue
by Rick Neely 8 years ago
Hey guys, quick question - Client sent me some MP4 movies he downloaded (think they were flipcam movies) but we can't play them now. He thinks its an issue with the root folder path missing or a 'skin
Re: MP4 movie issue
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Rick, Have you tried VLC Media Player In my experience, that media player will play most anything you throw at it. I'm absolutely certain that it will handle .mp4 files, I play them back on VLC all th
Error code - 36 problem
by Takashi Sakurai 8 years ago
Hi, I am trying to back up my Quicktime Movie files. I am having problems with copying some QuicktimeMovie files from one external HD to another. (I have about 400GB worth of videos to back up.) The e
Re: Error code - 36 problem
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Hi Takashi, I'm not sure if this is a file permission issue or not, but a good way to test this would be to attempt to copy the files as the super user. Are you familiar with the "sudo" command in the
CANNOT see one of my internal HDs....
by RJ Hannigan 8 years ago
I recently purchased a new Mac tower... which is running lion Hardware Overview: Model Name: Mac Pro Model Identifier: MacPro5,1 Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz Number Of
Re: CANNOT see one of my internal HDs....
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Hi RJ, Do all three drives show up in the "Disk Utility" application I'm not sure if this is happening because both Volumes are labeled "Macintosh HD" but you can test this by renaming the Volume in q
Multiple mics, two XLR inputs, one camera - big headache
by Martin Schlesinger 8 years ago
I'm the sole videographer for my company. My co-workers have expressed interest in doing a video series on emerging technology. They want to have a two hosts and at least two guests for each episode.
Re: Multiple mics, two XLR inputs, one camera - big headache
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
I'll be the first to admit that I don't necessarily qualify as an "Audio Professional" ...more of an "Audio I Know Enough to be Dangerous." But Martin you said you're planning on moving around with yo
Still Image Panning Across Static Background
by Michael Fox 8 years ago
Now I am sure that this question will get a lot of "Ken Burns" type answers but that is not what I am looking for. I frequently see intros to documentaries, for examples, where an historical photograp
Re: Still Image Panning Across Static Background
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Some people also refer to this as 2.5D (Two and a half Dimension) photography. There are several tutorials you can find online that explain the technique. joel Corporate and Special Event Staging Serv
Is Chicken Little dead?
by David Roth Weiss 8 years ago
http: www.appleinsider.com articles 11 06 08 images_claim_to_show_apples_motion_5_final_cut_pro_x.html So, with the release of purported pix of the new Motion 5 at the link above, a new piece of the p
Re: Is Chicken Little dead?
by Alan Okey 8 years ago
David Roth Weiss "So, will the Chicken Littles of our world finally cease to fear that the sky is falling " No, because everyone knows that Steve Jobs is evil and hates pro users. Even if new version
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Joel Hufford liked this 8 years ago
Qmaster
by Jesse Austin 8 years ago
Good morning to all... I have a question that hopefully someone could answer about Qmaster. I tried contacting Apple but not much help. I have a Mac pro with 2 x 2.66 GHz 6 core Intel Xeon processors,
Re: Qmaster
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Hey Jess, Yep, sounds like you've got it right! When submitting your Compressor job, just select the VirtualCluster you created in the Cluster drop down box. Also, remember that another guideline Appl
Screening from MBPRO
by William Carr 8 years ago
Advice needed for my client needing to play back his currently native DVCPROHD720p 23.98 movie (my edit) from a MacBook Pro's internal drive into a theater's projector via HDMI. The idea is he will pl
Re: Screening from MBPRO
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Hi William, I would recommend using a ProRes version of the movie. That format was specifically designed to work efficiently in the Quicktime environment. The high complexity present in MP4 compressio
Canon 5d MKII and Final Cut Express
by daniel cavazos 8 years ago
I have attempted to search for this answer and I am apologizing in advance if it has been answered and I simply could not find it. I have been shooting footage at 1920x1080 (29.7fps). When I drag my .
Re: Canon 5d MKII and Final Cut Express
by Joel Hufford 8 years ago
Hey Daniel, Basic motion describes all of the most straightforward aspects of motion you might want to adjust or animate. Things like the scale of the clip, the rotation of the clip, the position of t
Apple ProRes 422 "High Quality" preset vs not
by Paul Dougherty 9 years ago
Most of the edit projects I do with HD result in standard def deliverables. Canon h.264 files need to be converted to ProRes. Would anyone care to parse what "high-quality" means vs *not* in the Apple
Re: Apple ProRes 422 "High Quality" preset vs not
by Joel Hufford 9 years ago
Hi Paul, You can get a lot of interesting information about ProRes by reading Apple's White Paper here: Apple Pro Res Codec White Paper As I understand it, the difference between the standard and high
AJA as extra desktop?
by Chad Briggs 9 years ago
Greetings AJA gurus! Doea anyone know if the current AJA lineup allows you to use your AJA card as an extra monitor desktop when it's not in use by editing applications I know the blackmagic cards use
Re: AJA as extra desktop?
by Joel Hufford 9 years ago
I know that the functionality is there for the Kona LHe card using the AJA ControlPanel if you install the correct drivers. However, the only time I did this on my machine (Mac Pro Core2Duo, OSX 10.5)
World's most bizarre AE error...
by Tristan Nieto 9 years ago
Welcome to crazytown. So I've got this issue with AE and it goes like this: You copy a piece of text from a document and paste it into a text layer. When this happens, halfway through pasting, AE alwa
Re: World's most bizarre AE error...
by Joel Hufford 9 years ago
I was having a similar issue with the auto-save dialog box popping up, then AE crashing. After some searching around the web I was able to resolve my issue by checking the "Allow Scripts to Write File
Trying to find good DVD cases
by Phil Bates 9 years ago
Hi, I am trying to find a good quality DVD case for my video project. Unfortunately, the only ones I can find are pretty flimsy. Anyone out there know of a good quality DVD case I can buy in bulk Than
Re: Trying to find good DVD cases
by Joel Hufford 9 years ago
Have you seen the Ejector cases before I think they're very cool and seem to be very durable as well check out http: www.ejector.de And they're made in Germany, so you know they're top quality! joel j
Does the DVD Specification Support 30p?
by Michael Spooner 9 years ago
Is it possible to author 30p video to DVD and have it be compliant with the DVD specification From what I've read, I get the impression that 24p is the only progressive standard that DVD will accept.
Re: Does the DVD Specification Support 30p?
by Joel Hufford 9 years ago
I know this thread is a few month old, but I've just been reading up on DVD authoring and came across it. I love that this resource is here for people to explore, I continue to learn so much just by s
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