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Kurt Reitz

Member Since:
November 21st 2002
31 Posts
Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Where have all the EX's gone?
by Kurt Reitz 9 years ago
I find myself in the market for a new EX1R and everybody has them out of stock. Are they EOL I can't find any rumors of a successor either..... Any news out there
Re: Where have all the EX's gone?
by Kurt Reitz 9 years ago
Thanks, I have a call into him now. Kurt Reitz EGT Communications Editing-Graphics-Training Colorado Springs, CO
RANT! Editors who don't know how to 'drive'
by Steve Covello 13 years ago
Please hear me out and tell me if you think I'm being unreasonable. I'm having a problem with numerous editors who either refuse to learn how to use the editing equipment, or are too intimidated to to
Re: RANT! Editors who don't know how to 'drive'
by Kurt Reitz 13 years ago
I learned that even in High School when I helped the teacher with an Apple II+ there are people that had the theory and then struggled with follow through. In these days of increasing edit complexity
Color Offset from P2 Footage
by Jonathan Flookes 14 years ago
So a company shot some blue screen footage on the new P2 cards. We first off had a lot of trouble importing the files (If you saw my other post you can find out how we fixed it) then when we got it i
Re: Color Offset from P2 Footage
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
It looks like the first shoot I had with our HVX out of the box. Note that all of the settings start out on automatic, including the white balance and the iris. I had nicely lit and shot a guy with a
Shut Down Short cut
by Martin Sterling 14 years ago
Is there a key stroke shortcut to Shut down or Restart. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE G5 Dual 2.0 GHz processor, OSX.3.9
Re: Shut Down Short cut
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
The fastest shut down is to hit control-option-command-eject at the same time. It will do an immediate close verything and shut down. This was one of the best kept secrets of OS 9 as well.
Extending Apple 30" Monitor with Gefen
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
Hi All, Has anyone had any experience extending the 30" Apple Monitor's DVI cable with Gefen's solutions Do they work reliably I have extended various 22" & 23" ADC monitors with varying degrees of su
OT: Extending 30" Apple Monitors
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
Hi All, Has anyone had a succesfull experience extending the 30" Apple Monitor with Gefen's solutions I am looking at a run around 20 feet. I've extended ADC 22 & 23's in the past with verying degrees
shakey shadows/images & weird renders with 5.x
by Tom Adams 14 years ago
since i upgraded i can't get a "clean" shadow for the life of me. i know about selecting "best" in sequence settings video processing motion filtering to get better stills...but can't figure out what'
Shakey Drop Shadows, Seriously.....
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
22 years as an editor, AJA IO, 10bit to component to PVM-20M4U good enough for you monitor wise Now that we have the little questions out of the way.... Let me suggest to you that adding a motion alph
alcohol and tobacco use in commercials - United States
by Doug Davis 14 years ago
Ok guys, here it is. We are going to be shooting a beer commercial in the coming weeks. There is one scene where the girl in the commercial is going to be smoking a cigar. All throughout the shots the
Re: alcohol and tobacco use in commercials - United States
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
I'm not offering legal advice here, but ask yourself have you EVER seen anyone actually drink alcohol on a national level commercial in the states Do you think there might be a reason Contact a savvy
AE graphics with alphas into FCP4.5-not clean
by Paula Zorgdrager 14 years ago
I'm wondering if anyone else is unhappy with the quality of the alpha channels, or if there's a trick to getting nice clean ones. We get black edges around ours. These are graphics rendered from AE 6
Premultiplied black vs straight keys
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
AE defaults to premultiplied black on it's builds with alpha. FCP always looks for the straight key signal as a default. This can be fixed on either end with the correct settings. FCP has the settings
Varicam Flicker vs HDX400
by Kurt Reitz 14 years ago
Hi All, We are evaluating the Varicam 27H and the HDX-400 for purchase and have come across an oddity. While reshooting an LCD screen (full 30f) the Varicam exhibits flickering or strobing in the repr
Some io firmware instability.
by Vincent Rice 15 years ago
I've experienced some instability with the latest io firmware (22-27). Specifically FCP or the new control panel loosing contact with unit and requiring lots of restarts and power cycling to re-establ
Re: Some io firmware instability.
by Kurt Reitz 15 years ago
I can confirm the instability with 22-27 firmware on my system. Yesterday I had to cycle power 2 times on the IO due to the component outputs essentially shutting off. The S-VHS & composite outs worke
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