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John Pipes

Member Since:
April 24th 2001
177 Posts
100 posts
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St. Louis, MO
Xdcam HD 422 Codec
by John Pipes 9 years ago
Is anyone using the Sony XDCAM HD 422 CODEC as their editing CODEC for their ingest and sequence settings If so have there been any issues you can share Do you find that in spite of the small file siz
Re: Xdcam HD 422 Codec
by John Pipes 9 years ago
Thanks all for your information. I think after further testing and consulting with Sony (we had an XDCAM specialist come out from New Jersey) that although the XDCAM HD 4:2:2 CODEC should be robust en
HD CODEC for Alpha Channel Graphics?
by John Pipes 9 years ago
We produce a daily program that includes many lower third motion graphics. In the standard definition world we used the Animation CODEC exporting from After Effects to FCP for motion graphics requirin
Re: HD CODEC for Alpha Channel Graphics?
by Walter Soyka 9 years ago
John Pale "ProRes 4444 is the best choice for alpha graphics in FCP. It's higher quality than Animation and can play in real time on many systems." I agree that this is a good codec to use. On the Af
Apple Retreating from Storage Business
by John Pipes 12 years ago
Along with the announcement of Xsan 2 software Apple has apparently decided not to sell Xserve Raid storage anymore. It is not listed on the Apple web site any longer. Promise Raid is the new Apple st
Re: Apple Retreating from Storage Business
by Mark Maness 12 years ago
Very true, Bob! The market has shown that you CAN mix apples and oranges without too much pain involved._______________________________ Wayne Carey Schazam Productions www.schazamproductions.com http:
Anyone shooting with the 250 yet?
by John Pipes 13 years ago
I have owned a ProHD 100A for about a year and have been very pleased with the results. I am thinking of adding a 250 and was wondering if anyone has shot with it can coment on the images Is there a s
AJA Kona 3X for PCI-X machines
by walter biscardi 13 years ago
Anybody else notice this I didn't realize AJA has released the Kona 3 for PCI-X machines so all you folks on the older G5's out there, you can get all the added benefits of the Kona 3. Very cool, nice
Re: AJA Kona 3X for PCI-X machines
by John Pipes 13 years ago
Will this work on a first gen Dual 2 gig G5 My machine is 3 years old but still going strong on an I O. I am looking to add Kona power for HD work, can this work in my existing machine
P2 SD Down Conversion Retry
by John Pipes 13 years ago
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Re: P2 SD Down Conversion Retry
by Noah Kadner 13 years ago
I'd go 720p- that way you have a nice master should two years from now they require it in HD. Much cheaper to simply shoot and edit in 720p now and then master the final in SD rather than reshoot or u
Retry of P2 Down Covert Question
by John Pipes 13 years ago
I would still like to know the answer to this as asked below...how do you integrate footage acquired on P2 cards or a Firestore or like data drive from the HVX-200 (or other P2 cameras) into a standar
Downconverting to SD
by Bill Marcellus 13 years ago
We have an upcoming project shooting on the HVX-200. The project consists of ten one-hour episodes. The plan is to shoot in 720p but edit and deliver in SD. One other fly in the ointment is that the n
Re: Downconverting to SD
by John Pipes 13 years ago
Noah, I think this is a valid question...how do you integrate footage acquired on P2 cards or a Firestore or like data drive from the HVX-200 (or other P2 cameras) into a standard definition uncompres
Sony XDCAM HD work flow question
by John Pipes 14 years ago
I am not sure where else to post this so I will ask it here. Does anyone know if the XDCAM HD "decks" can be controlled like a VTR with RS 422 control and played into a FCP NLE with an AJA I O via dow
Re: Sony XDCAM HD work flow question
by Steve Wargo 13 years ago
And that's why we love ya. If we can't poke a little fun at each other, we have a real problem.Steve Wargo Tempe, Arizona It's a dry heat!
Is the Boris Web site down?
by John Pipes 14 years ago
It is Friday March 10, I can not get to the Boris web site. I am in the middle of upgrading an edit suite and need the Boris Red 3.04 updater but no computers in the office can accesss the site...When
Boris Red and Mac OS 10.4 and FCP 5.0
by John Pipes 14 years ago
Is Boris Red 3.0 compatible with Mac OS 10.4 and FCP 5.0. I am preparing for the upgrade and need to know if Red still works as I depend on it heavily for a weekly TV program. Thanks! John Pipes Produ
Re: Boris Red and Mac OS 10.4 and FCP 5.0
by John Pipes 14 years ago
That's good news. Please keep us posted here as new developments occur. Red is an intregal part of my workflow. Thanks John Pipes Producer Director Editor www.homerunfilms.com
Digital Film Tools and FCP5
by John Pipes 14 years ago
Does anyone know if Digital Film Tools plug ins (55mm and Digital Film Lab) work properly in Mac OS 10.4 and FCP 5 Starting to think about the upgrade as the box sits here staring at me... Thanks! Joh
Quicktime 7
by John Pipes 14 years ago
What is the status of Quicktime 7 Should we upgrade to 7 or wait for 7.1 Thanks John Pipes Producer Director Editor www.homerunfilms.com
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