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Member Since:
March 3rd 2012
37 Posts
EMERGENCY Lost Raid
by John Barata 2 years ago
Hello all, I am desperately posting here hoping to find a solution. I walked into my edit suite to find my Raid beeping. I went to see what was wrong and the status light was flashing red but nothing
Re: EMERGENCY Lost Raid
by greg janza 2 years ago
How did your raid problem turn out were you able to salvage it I Hate Television. I Hate It As Much As Peanuts. But I Can t Stop Eating Peanuts. - Orson Welles
LTO-5 LTFS on Yosemite
by John Barata 3 years ago
I recently purchased a Tandberg Data 3520 LTO Ultrium 5 drive and the Rocketstor 6328 to use on my Macpro (Late 2013). I have everything hooked up and using the highpoint GUI I can see that it sees th
Shoot in Palm Springs in October. Day rate?
by John Barata 4 years ago
Hello, I produce a golf show in Canada but have recently been asked to shoot one of our episodes on resort in Palm Springs. Myself my co-producer and our host will be traveling down but we will need a
Re: Shoot in Palm Springs in October. Day rate?
by Stacy Lincoln 4 years ago
A great photographer you should reach out to is George Gifford. george@georgegifford.com If you need his phone, I can send along as well. But you could get his camera gear info and rates by emailing h
MXF Closed Caption Viewer
by John Barata 4 years ago
Hello everyone, I am doing my first show where I need to embed captions. I received an aaf file placed it in the data track and exported to XDcam disc. Now I am not going to be able to sleep if I can'
Re: MXF Closed Caption Viewer
by John Barata 4 years ago
Actually I didn't realize Premiere would show it. I have Creative Cloud so it was sitting in my Apps folder all along. Thanks guys. I've finally been able to confirm the captions and maybe now I can g
question regarding the SSD's
by Jonathon Thompson 7 years ago
basic question here. if i plug, lets say a 500 GB samsung 840 SSD, into the BMCC. after i am done do i need the hyperdeck or the intensity shuttle for grabbing the files my computer tower has 2.5in dr
Re: question regarding the SSD's
by John Barata 6 years ago
How have the Samsung drives been working for you. I'm thinking of getting either the 500GB 840 or the 512 840pro but haven't found too many people talking about them with blackmagic products. Be it BM
Which drives should I use for Hypedeck
by John Barata 6 years ago
Trying to decide which drives to buy. Anyone have an experience with any of these. I know the Sandisk is fairly popular but I keep reading that it's not a great drive. Sandisk Extreme 240GB (SDSSDX-24
Re: Which drives should I use for Hypedeck
by EricBowen 6 years ago
The Samsung 840 Pro yes but not the 840 only. I would suggest the Pro. Eric-ADK Tech Manager support@adkvideoediting.com
Powering 3 cameras over long distance
by John Barata 6 years ago
I produce a live sporting event where I run 2 handheld cameras and 1 on sticks. I have always powered the one on sticks using the power converter battery charger for teh camera (All cameras are sony P
Re: Powering 3 cameras over long distance
by John Barata 6 years ago
Thanks for this Drew. Your on the same thought process as me. I had thought of the ac adapters too but wasn't sure if that was a viable solution. With your info and some other info I got techs it look
Multi Camera Recording
by John Barata 6 years ago
Hi, I do a few live multicamera TV shows per year. So far I have been shooting them with 4 cameras with synced timecode and posting the show. It's a live sporting event and there have been instances w
Re: Multi Camera Recording
by John Barata 6 years ago
I do already cable all the cameras back to one central location because I do a rough I've cut just for direction purposes so that is not an issue at all. I have been looking at the bm hyper shuttle wh
Auto distort FCP 7
by John Barata 6 years ago
HI, I am working on a SD widescreen show right now and everytime I import any 16x9 footage FCP automatically does a -33 distort to it to make it anamorphic. Alot of the clips are coming from after eff
Re: Auto distort FCP 7
by Rafael Amador 6 years ago
The footage get that distortion because is interpreted as Anamorphic by FC, so you must to go to the Browser and make sure that the 4x3 stuff is not checked on the "Anamorphic" column. rafael
Switcher direct to DV
by John Barata 7 years ago
Hi, Can anybody suggest a cheap switcher that can output video to a macbookpro directly I bought a MXPRO DV recently for it's ability to output direct to DV. In the project I use it for it's real only
Re: Switcher direct to DV
by Vince Becquiot 7 years ago
Hi John, I think the AD converter is the way to go. The conversion from a good affordable converter (Grass valley etc.) will be much better than something integrated in a cheap switcher. That also wil
mxpro dv live digitizing
by John Barata 7 years ago
Hi, I bought a MXpro dv mainly for its ability to switch 4 cameras and output digital video to FCP. I wasn't going to use the video as a main record as I record in camera and post the show but I wante
Re: mxpro dv live digitizing
by John Barata 7 years ago
That's what I figure I was just grasping at threads hoping I didn't buy this for no reason. Does anyone know of a switcher that can out put DV to a Macbook. All I need is SD for now.
3 camera simple timecode
by John Barata 7 years ago
I have a 3 camera event that I'll be posting where I would like to have matching timecode. I am using 2 pdw-355 and a pmw-350 can I use 1 as a master timecode and connect the other two via a splitter
Re: 3 camera simple timecode
by Mike Jeffs 7 years ago
Can you get away with setting all your cameras to free run timecode, then just before the show take your 350 and plug a bnc from the time code out to the timecode in of your 355s that should jam sync
Best Bang for buck 8 bay raid
by John Barata 7 years ago
Hi, I'm looking to buy or build a 8 bay Raid to do HD video. I am running a Macpro 3.32Quad-Core Intel Xeon on osx 10.6.8 I run a single Edit suite and my company is really just getting off the ground
Re: Best Bang for buck 8 bay raid
by John Barata 7 years ago
Thanks for all your input guys. I do really like the proavio but I found the 4tb Gspeed es pro bundled with the raid card for $1500. This gives me the ability to get what I need done now and when I ne
xdcam EX multiclip needs render to view & edit
by Jim Watt 11 years ago
I'm doing a 3 camera multiclip edit with XDCAM EX 1080i 29.97, 35 mbs vbr, footage and when I put my multiclip on the timeline using safe rt dynamic I get a red bar and it needs rendering to view. In
Re: xdcam EX multiclip needs render to view & edit
by John Barata 8 years ago
I was having the same issue. Try this. Select all clips in your timeline go to modify and collapse multiclip. Did the trick for me.
6GB Esata raid
by John Barata 8 years ago
Hi, Has anyone tried this raid with their FCP Or any esata 6G raid http: eshop.macsales.com item OWC MESRPCIET6.0 Will I really get speeds of 500mbs sec or due to technology restraints not really see
Re: 6GB Esata raid
by Jason Brown 8 years ago
U should buy a bigger drive array, 6gigibytes isn't going to get u very far! :P Haha...
XDcam workflow on FCP
by John Barata 8 years ago
Hi all, I recently was asked to produce a live event involving 3 cameras all shooting in xdcam hd (HQ). AT first I was all excited about doing the proxy editing and then highrezing everything until I
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