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Les Fitzpatrick

Member Since:
October 29th 2009
35 Posts
Location:
Seattle, WA 98112 USA
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Remote capture and directorial of video content for full HD
by Les Fitzpatrick 2 years ago
My client wants me to remotely capture, direct and then edit software demonstrations in order to eliminate travel costs. The end goal is 1920x1080 delivery of assets. My thought is, sign up for exTalk
Playing device for looping Tradeshow video- 70"monitor
by John Young 8 years ago
Hello and thanks in advance. We have a big tradeshow exhibit coming up and we are upping the ante in terms of our video presence. We have previously had two 52" monitors, but this year we are adding a
Re: Playing device for looping Tradeshow video- 70"monitor
by Les Fitzpatrick 5 years ago
Thanks Noah. Does the Blackmagic loop
Would like an objective comparison of Adobe Premiere CC and Avid Media Composer 7
by Jay Soriano 6 years ago
Didn't want to post this in the Premiere or Media Composer forums hoping to get an objective opinion from users here who are currently using Premiere and or Media Composer...(regardless if it's a subs
Re: Would like an objective comparison of Adobe Premiere CC and Avid Media Composer 7
by Les Fitzpatrick 5 years ago
I know the strains of educational budgets are immense, typically disallowing the acquisition of multiple tools. However, if a graduate seeking an editorial career doesn't have at least a basic working
Planning to Switch to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 from Avid
by Abdulla Siyad 7 years ago
Hi, I'm an IT Manager working for a public broadcaster. For the past 12 years, we have been using Avid Xpress Pro HD, Avid Newscutter and Avid Media Composer with Avid LANshare Unity. These above syst
Re: Planning to Switch to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 from Avid
by Les Fitzpatrick 6 years ago
Tom, Your reply is very helpful. I've had Premier as part of the Adobe arsenal for years and never opened it. I'm inclined to jump in and get wet. On the Avid front, the Nitris box is end-of-life as i
cross platform archiving
by Herb Sevush 8 years ago
I'm about to buy an LTO-5 drive for backing up video media. Currently I'm using a Mac Pro and would probably use the BRU software to manage the backups. What would happen if I switched to the Windows
Re: cross platform archiving
by Les Fitzpatrick 7 years ago
Jeremy, You are so right. The cloud is truly vapor-only at this time as it pertains to throughput and cost per terabyte. As to "extra software," I'm speaking not to software but software support--the
File-Based Recorder for Avid MC
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
Can anyone offer possible solutions for recording file-based, avid friendly HD I am looking at mxfSpeedrail for the first time. I wish there was something like Ki Pro for Avid on PC - no Apple ProRes
Re: File-Based Recorder for Avid MC
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
Dear Mom, Moments ago I got a delivery notice email from B and H. My Sound Devices Pix 240 is in the mail! I placed the order June 9th. I believe a game-changer is on the way. Well, my game anyway. Th
Advice on buying an HP Z800 for Avid Nitris DX
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
My HP 8600 is long in the tooth. I want to acquire a new HP Z800 work station for my 5.5 Avid Nitris DX. I've downloaded Avid's configuration guidelines and yes, it does make sense. However, not being
Re: Advice on buying an HP Z800 for Avid Nitris DX
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
Michael, Thanks for your response. Actually I wasn't contemplating going out of the Avid box regarding a work station acquisition as much as reaching out to the community for input about specific tool
News: Sony to expand 35mm large format sensor camcorder lineup
by Cow News Droid 9 years ago
NXCAM HD camcorder under development, featuring E-mount lens system (Park Ridge, New Jersey--November 18, 2010) Sony Corporation announced today that it is developing a new type of E-mount interchange
Re: News: Sony to expand 35mm large format sensor camcorder lineup
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
SDI out should be as standard as turn signals on a car.
Linear Tape File System
by Jim Curtis 9 years ago
Does anybody use it Or the HP LTFS The Wiki article says they've been developed for OSX 10.5: http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Linear_Tape_File_System#Supported_operating_systems I wouldn't mind giving BRU
Re: Linear Tape File System
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
I too am a small shop. My perpetually limited capital budget has always been spent on everything but an archival tool. That changed late last week with my purchase of the Storage DNA Evolution with au
My archival purchase decision is...
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
My journey through archive land has been long and exhausting. It began with a strong desire to find something other than LTO tape. I now know LTO is the only viable option that will allow a good night
Re: My archival purchase decision is...
by bart stevens 8 years ago
I'm also looking at LTO archive solutions, Windows Adobe Suite workflow. How did your solution work out
The 'T' word
by Charles Wannop 9 years ago
Mr Taxman is funding a new Caldigit Elements array for my 2009 MacPro, He (or She - sorry) may also get to buy me a NAS as an offline vault for storing those projects that *may* come back for tweaking
Re: The 'T' word - now Cache-A
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
Tom of Cache-A, have you any thoughts to share regarding AXF (Archive Xchange format) Thank you all for adding to my modest enlightenment around archival solutions.
The wheels on the archive bus go round and round
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
I am basically a one-man HD production company offering script to screen corporate production. I am not a technology geek. Sitting on the archive fence has cost me lost assets and weeks of time. The s
Re: The wheels on the archive bus go round and round
by John Heagy 8 years ago
Cache-A Prime is around $6000 now. Next to that I recommend a BluRay writer if 50GB per disk and a much slower read write would work for you.
Missing BNC & FW protective covers
by Les Fitzpatrick 8 years ago
I'm the proud new owner of a slightly used HDX900. It arrived without any rubber BNC or Firewire caps. Got resources
I have an Avid Fatal Error Report mystery
by Les Fitzpatrick 9 years ago
I recently installed Avid 5.03 on an HP 8600 with 8 gigs of RAM on Windows 7 Professional. I now crash all too frequently and the following appears on-screen: AvidFatalErrorReports\Exception_2010.
Uploading large files
by Les Fitzpatrick 9 years ago
Is there a viable (affordable) way to upload uncompressed Quick Time files over 40 gigabytes
Re: Uploading large files
by Les Fitzpatrick 9 years ago
Rich, And of course that's exactly what we did. I keep getting missives from Cloud companies and such about what they can do for my company as it relates to storage and archiving, uploading and such.
Les Fitzpatrick 9 years ago
Is there a viable (affordable) way to upload files over 40 gigabytes?
Photoshop CS4 won't open
by Les Fitzpatrick 9 years ago
I've used this application countless times. It now stops at "Preferences" and won't open further. Any suggestions
Re: Photoshop CS4 won't open
by Les Fitzpatrick 9 years ago
Never mind. After about 30 minutes, it suddenly opened. Am I receiving subliminal suggestions to purchase CS5
Why do long clips crash during transcoding?
by Les Fitzpatrick 10 years ago
In older versions as well as Encore CS4, longer clips, say in the neighborhood of an hour or more, crash the application during transcoding (typically at about the halfway point in the process). Is th
Re: Why do long clips crash during transcoding?
by Les Fitzpatrick 10 years ago
Jeff, There s no error message at all. The only fall-out includes an Adobe-generated crash report and the application is closed. At the moment, I m running my sequence through Adobe Encode and will tr
An AJ-HPX2700 for $19,500.00!?!
by Dan Brockett 10 years ago
Hopefully this wasn't already posted on the other threads, I looked but didn't see it. A fellow camera person just notified me that he just bought a brand new 2700 for $19,500.00! ! I checked the Pana
Re: An AJ-HPX2700 for $19,500.00!?!
by Les Fitzpatrick 10 years ago
A good letter Steve. Ok folks, so with what you know, what tapeless camera would one purchase today in the budget range of $20,000 Sorry for being nebulous but I'm at a loss for what's next and, as mu
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