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Lars Wikstrom

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July 30th 2005
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Best Online Backup?
by Bill Thomas 10 years ago
After almost losing a drive with a bunch of projects, I thought about trying out one of the many online backup services. Can anyone offer any advice on decent ones Ultimately, I would like to upload a
Re: Best Online Backup?
by Lars Wikstrom 10 years ago
I use 2 backups. I have a 500 gig raid stripe 0 (2-250 gig drives). I then have retrospect launch at 4am in the morning and back up the raid to a 1 gig firewire drive. It only updates any new items. F
P2 media over FTP
by Paul Brubacher 11 years ago
I am not an "IT guy" but has anyone had any success moving P2 data files to and from an FTP site Seams like a better way than shipping hard drives. How fast of a connection would you need Thanks Paul
Re: P2 media over FTP
by Lars Wikstrom 11 years ago
I just did that last month. I had my Laptop in Sweden and I had some P2 footage that they needed back in California. It was only about 4 gigs and I used Stuffit to compress down the file so I was only
Duel Adaptor problemo
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey, Recently bought a HVX200a - love it! I use a Duel Adaptor to offload the P2 cards to my MacBook Pro which has worked fine... until just a couple days ago. Of course, we have a huge shoot this wee
Re: Duel Adaptor problemo
by Lars Wikstrom 11 years ago
I use the same adapter and it works fine for my macbook pro. The only thing that I don't like is that I have to restart my computer if I pull the adapter out of the express port. I hope this is a bug
AVC-intra vs DVCPRO HD
by Chen Chan 11 years ago
How much difference in compression and quality is there between AVC-I and DVCPRO HD I understand there are two modes for AVC-i, and you can shoot at 100mbps for one of them-- so what's the actual diff
Re: AVC-intra vs DVCPRO HD
by Lars Wikstrom 11 years ago
What cameras support this new codec IS the HPX-170 one of them SOunds like the codec that I want but would love to see it in a small camera. like the hvx200a and hpx170 Thanks! -Lars
Duel Adapter P2 driver
by Lars Wikstrom 11 years ago
I just got the Duel Adapter for my Express slot MacBook Pro. I called the company because it wasn't working and they said I needed the driver from Panasonic here http: panasonic.sixbullets.net But the
Re: Duel Adapter P2 driver
by Lars Wikstrom 11 years ago
Thanks man, that worked just fine! -Lars
Jan Repair question?
by Lars Wikstrom 11 years ago
Hi Jan, I had my camera the HVX-200 dropped off in LA for repair today because of the battery tabs are broken. I posted here a few weeks ago about it. My friend took it in for me since I am on vacatio
Re: Jan Repair question?
by Lars Wikstrom 11 years ago
Thanks Jan I will call them Monday. -Lars
Upgrading
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
I am getting ready to buy a new laptop to replace my 17" G4 1 ghz that's like 5 years old now. The new machines as you know are Intels and 10.5. I have version 10 of C4D which is just fine for the sma
C4D is slowign down.
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
I don't know what has happened to my copy but it is dragging where it use to happen right away.All I am trying to do is create text saying "Santa Barbara" and then I am creating a Cube that I use the
Re: C4D is slowign down.
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
Thanks for the input. -Lars
Text writting
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
Is there a way to have 3D text written on the screen as if a pen was writing it Not text that is being typed but hand written Thanks, -Lars
Re: Text writting
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
I'll look into that Thanks! -Lars
Dust storms
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
I got to say. I have had a hard time finding any tutorials for creating Dust Storms. I am looking at creating a Dust Storm like in the movie The Mummy that swallows the plane. I am not looking to swal
Re: Dust storms
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
Great thanks, -Lars
Clone tool in Body Paint
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
Hi, can someone explain how I import a still image into BodyPaint and use that images to clone on to my model I have searched online for that and nothing. The help menu that comes up does not work ver
Re: Clone tool in Body Paint
by Lars Wikstrom 12 years ago
I see, I will try it tonight when I get some time. Thanks, -Lars
DVCpro 24PN
by Lars Wikstrom 13 years ago
I'm trying to decide between the Kona and Blackmagic. I just alot of stuff at 720 24pn with my HVX 200. Can the BlackMagic products support 24pn format Thanks, -Lars
Video Compression Modes for FCP from AE
by howie chin 13 years ago
I use AE quite often to create transitions to be used in FCP. Normally for alpha channels, i use Animation with Alpha. but for normal without transparency, i go DVCPRo in which my final ingest will be
Re: Video Compression Modes for FCP from AE
by Lars Wikstrom 13 years ago
If you do alot of this work then you might want to look into getting Microcosm. I use this to go between FCP and AE. It creates a file that is about 1 3 the size of animation codec and islossles that
"Widescreen" Filter w/"Offset" Creates Blurred Video
by Rick Macadamia 14 years ago
Coming from the relatively simplistic world of Media 100, I am continually amazed at how many ways there are to trip-up oneself with Final Cut Pro. Some days I dispair that I'll never understand this
Re: "Widescreen" Filter w/"Offset" Creates Blurred Video
by Lars Wikstrom 14 years ago
I make my own letter box by creating a black solid and then applying a 4 point garbage matte. after I get the points all set you then select the invert button bellow that filter. If you are working in
aspect ratio problem?
by samantha 14 years ago
I am not able to view the full frame of my video in the canvas window. It seems to be cutting off the outer edges of the screen. It is as if there is a black matte obscuring it or it is zoomed in. I'v
Re: aspect ratio problem?
by Lars Wikstrom 14 years ago
Did you try the pull down window on top of the screen for the scale and select 'fit to window' -Lars
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