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Mel Feliciano

Member Since:
May 20th 2003
69 Posts
Adobe CS/CC Customer Service vs Avid's
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
I recently upgraded my Adobe and Avid software suites and was able to make a better comparison between both companies customer service. First, I want to make clear that except for the Creative Cloud m
Tandberg LTO5 + Atto HBA + Mac + LFTS = reasonable?
by Tim Dowse 6 years ago
I was just wondering if anyone could confirm that above setup should work for an archiving solution. Anyone with actual experience, please let me know if it's working for you. If my post betrays my in
Re: Tandberg LTO5 + Atto HBA + Mac + LFTS = reasonable?
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
Tim Dowse, thank you for this thread. I'm in the same boat as you. I had a look at the bundles offered by Tolis Group and figured that even though their prices are not too bad, I can save money if I b
PCI-Express UltraStudio and Teranex
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
It has been two and a half years since the introduction of Thunderbolt and the adoption on the Windows PC camp has been almost non-existent, aside from a couple of motherboard manufacturers. The major
No media can be written to any mounted drive
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
This problem is probably related to a previous post, but now is with my new Media Composer 7 installation. I'm having a lot of problems with my two Avid licenses (Media Composer 7 and Symphony 6.5). M
Re: No media can be written to any mounted drive
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
After many tests and clean installations, I narrowed down the problem to the 2 G-technology drives (one firewire and one mini-SAS Raid). I remembered that I never formatted these drives, since they ca
BRU PE and IBM LTO drives
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
I am considering the IBM TS2260 TS2250 due to the relatively low price, low profile, and LTFS support on Mac and Windows. I'm planing on using it with an ATTO R680 HBA I already own, all this on the M
Re: BRU PE and IBM LTO drives
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
It has been 2 months since the last time I posted on this thread and prices on the LTO drives have not changed. The HP LTO-5 is $621 more expensive than the IBM LTO-5 and the HP LTO-6 is $1,164 more e
Symphony does not recognize G-Tech drive as Media Drive
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
I just upgraded my Symphony 6.0 to version 6.5 and noticed a serious problem. My main "Media Drive" for editing is a 4TB G Technology G Speed eS Pro Raid 0 Disk Array connected through mini-SAS on Att
Re: Symphony does not recognize G-Tech drive as Media Drive
by Mel Feliciano 6 years ago
I'm not familiar with the console, but I did what you said and this is what I got. Nothing have changed. The problem still persists. I also updated the Atto Raid controller driver and firmware and it
Capture issues with hacked Panasonic GH2's AVCHD
by Carlos E. Martinez 7 years ago
It's a bit difficult finding answers to apparent problems happening when capturing Panasonic's AVHCD stuff, and in particular that coming from hacked GH2 cameras. Can anyone who is using GH2 video tel
Re: Capture issues with hacked Panasonic GH2's AVCHD
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Carlos, Adobe Media Encoder is included with Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Prelude, but it can also be installed independently if you down load it from the Creative Cloud. So if you don't want to u
Pioneer BDR 206 not meant for Macs. Please read.
by Erik Mickelson 8 years ago
I just got off the phone with Pioneer regarding the incompatibility of the BDR 206 that Videoguys.com sells as their mac compatible Blu Ray burner. Long story short. The support tech on the phone said
Re: Pioneer BDR 206 not meant for Macs. Please read.
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I found the firmware on http: www.pioneerelectronics.com PUSA Professional Computer-Drives BDR-206 note:Read the warning before a firmware upgrade. It was a long time ago but I pretty much sure I upgr
HP StoreOpen on non-HP LTO drives.
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Anybody using HP StoreOpen (standalone) GUI centric software with other brands of Ultrium drives, like IBM, Quantum, and Tandberg . Please share your experiences and specify the OS: Mac OS, Windows, o
Re: HP StoreOpen on non-HP LTO drives.
by Tim Jones 7 years ago
Doesn't work. Each vendor has a bad habit of locking their apps to their drive brand identifiers. Tim -- Tim Jones CTO - TOLIS Group, Inc. http: www.productionbackup.com BRU ... because it's the RESTO
Slow LTO 5 write speeds
by Luke Tingle 7 years ago
Hi All, I don't post here often, mainly just lurk. I am getting about 75MBps write speed with an LTO 5 system. I believe I should be getting around 140MBps. Here are the specs; MacPro 4,1 8Core Tandbe
Re: Slow LTO 5 write speeds
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Glad to hear that HP Support is "brilliant". My experience with HP Small & Medium Business Sales wasn't that great. First it was the long waiting time and then the limited product knowledge from the r
Good Backup External Hard Drive
by Danielle Warren 7 years ago
My iMac was one of the ones that has a potential faulty hard drive. So I've been waiting until I had the chance to clean it up, back it up and clone it before replacing the hard drive. Every time I'm
Re: Good Backup External Hard Drive
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I agree 100 percent with Bob. I like Western Digital Black Caviars because of their performance. They get good reviews and come with a 5 year warranty, but are more expensive than the Blue Caviar. A c
HP LTO-5 drive prices versus Quantum, and Tandberg
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Why are HP LTO-5 external drives so expensive when compared to similar offerings from Quantum and Tandberg. They all look the same on the outside. Is there an HP tax
HP LTO-5 drives from Serversupply.com too good to be true?
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Has anybody ever ordered from serversupply.com I'm shopping for an LTO-5 external drive; every time I do a google search for HP Ultrium 3000, this reseller comes up. Many of their HP LTO drives say "n
Re: HP LTO-5 drives from Serversupply.com too good to be true?
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Something very weird happend when I went back to the HP Storage website. Now when I go to the LTO drive product information page, instead of "BUY NOW", the button says "FIND A LOCAL RETAILER". Makes m
AJA Control Room software
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Has anybody seen the AJA "Control Room" software at IBC . It was announced last year at the same trade show. Is it shipping yet or is it just "vaporware" .
Re: AJA Control Room software
by Bill Dawson 7 years ago
http: www.aja.com en articles 157 I have seen it at various trade shows and the sales people keep saying "very soon". But as you say, it's now been a year and no product has been released. I REALLY wa
AJA Official User Forum?
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Now that Blackmagic Designs finally has its own forum in their company web site I wonder how much longer will take AJA to do the same. I love the Creativecow for news and tutorials, but I prefer the i
Re: AJA Official User Forum?
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
I totally agree with Walter. Cow is perfect for AJA - I have joined the Blackmagic forum, but I have yet to post a single post on it. Many companies want to have their own forum, to censor problems wi
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new Blackmagic products I would like to see
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
Hi - first, I too want my new Blackmagic products, like the Teranex, and Camera. So no matter what I suggest here, even if Blackmagic said "yes - we will do it" - I know that I would not see it until
Re: new Blackmagic products I would like to see
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I would like to see: 1. Teranex with 2 thunderbolt ports for loop-through. 2. Breakout boxes for the Decklink producs like the ones offered by AJA for the Kona cards. Way more elegant than the breakou
Teranex 2D users out there?
by Carl Schuurbiers 7 years ago
Is there anybody out there that actually has one of these units How is the HD- SD conversion quality How does this compare to a Kona3 Thanks, Carl.
Re: Teranex 2D users out there?
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I would not be surprised if it starts shipping by IBC (September). By then it will probably have some new features not previously announced. Maybe they will include an extra thunderbolt port (2) for d
DaVinci Resolve 8.2.2 release
by Peter Chamberlain 7 years ago
Hello all, we are pleased to release the no charge upgrade DaVinci Resolve 8.2.2 for Mac, Windows and Linux. Existing customers can download from our support web site. http: www.blackmagic-design.com
Re: DaVinci Resolve 8.2.2 release
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
IBC is only a couple of months away. I'm sure one of the new "major" announcements is going to be "DaVinci Resolve 9 is available today"; of course with a few new features to get everybody exited.
Intensity Shuttle USB 3 or Thunderbolt?
by Reece Heywood 7 years ago
Hey guys With the announcement of the new Macbook Pro's having both USB 3 and Thunderbolt I'm interested in getting an Intensity Shuttle. At the moment it seems the USB version only has Window drivers
Re: Intensity Shuttle USB 3 or Thunderbolt?
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Hopefully the next Intensity IO will have dual thunderbolt ports for loop-through, and the USB 3.0 version will be Mac OS X compatible. That way people will be able to connect all their devices on a M
New iMac, CS6PPro and Intensity Extreme
by Daniel Weber 7 years ago
I am trying to setup a new edit system using the system described in the title of this post. The problem is that the only preset that I have been able to get to work with my system is the Blackmagic 8
Re: New iMac, CS6PPro and Intensity Extreme
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Something similar happened to me. I bought one of the new 2012 Panasonic Viera LED (IPS) tv to be used on my edit suite. When I tried to playback a 30fps timeline (29.97) the monitor said "No input si
Premiere davinci and the Nvidia GT 120 and the quadro 4000
by Jose Arce 7 years ago
Hi, I have in my macpro 2008 the quadro 4000 and work fine with the adobe suite, Now I'm just starting to use and abuse DaVinci Resolve, but for the minimal expecification need other card. I going to
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Re: Premiere davinci and the Nvidia GT 120 and the quadro 4000
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Hey Jose, Have you tried Premiere Pro CS6 with your setup yet . I also want to run Resolve and Premiere on the same Mac with the GT-120 that came with the Mac Pro and a Quadro 4000 I'm planning on buy
Premiere davinci and the Nvidia GT 120 and the quadro 4000
by Jose Arce 7 years ago
Hi, I have in my macpro 2008 the quadro 4000 and work fine with the adobe suite, Now I'm just starting to use and abuse DaVinci Resolve, but for the minimal expecification need other card. I going to
Re: Premiere davinci and the Nvidia GT 120 and the quadro 4000
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Hey Jose, Have you tried Premiere Pro CS6 with your setup yet . I also want to run Resolve and Premiere on the same Mac with the GT-120 that came with the Mac Pro and a Quadro 4000 I'm planning on buy
Blackmagic Design official forum
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Can Grant or someone else from BMD confirm if this is the only forum used by them to interact with their current and future customers. Is this where we come to request new features and suggest ideas f
Re: Blackmagic Design official forum
by ninetto makavejev 7 years ago
To be more in-your-face: "several times a week" = once per day. Assuming 7 days equals a week... One post "answered" per day. Is that a benchmark BMD is proud of
Stupid questions regarding CUDA, OpenCL and Premiere 6
by Aindreas Gallagher 7 years ago
So I'm thinking of buying something like this. http: www.gumtree.com p for-sale 34ghz-quad-core-i7-27inch-imac-like-new-condition 101517973 nice price, nice heft, nice little motor altogether, I know
Re: Stupid questions regarding CUDA, OpenCL and Premiere 6
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I saw that video and noticed that the system is setup in a way that it uses the Mac Mini for the GUI and the Quadro 4000 for the CUDA acceleration. I heard that wasn't posible with previous versions o
Thunderbolt is a good idea but...
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I was going to put Teranex on the subject line but I noticed that people on this forums get bored just by hearing that name. Am I the only one exited about this product It is been advertised as a "hig
Re: Thunderbolt is a good idea but...
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Mel Feliciano "Am I the only one exited about this product " Hello Mel! No, You aren't the only one who is excited!!! Thought I hoped for a product more like the Matrox CompressHD board (Teranex Mini
AJA Control Room software status?
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Does anybody know when is AJA Control Room going to be available The info on the site says "Coming soon". It was first announced back in September at IBC 2011. According to the press release is was su
Re: AJA Control Room software status?
by wolfgang schabhuettl 7 years ago
any news
DaVinci, Premiere Pro and the Nvidia GT 120 and the quadro 4000
by Jose Arce 7 years ago
Hi, I have in my macpro 2008 the quadro 4000 and work fine with the adobe suite, Now I'm just starting to use and abuse DaVinci Resolve, but for the minimal expecification need other card. I going to
Re: DaVinci, Premiere Pro and the Nvidia GT 120 and the quadro 4000
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
So what you're saying is that Resolve won't work if there is a monitor connected to the GPU that will do the heavy processing, in this case the quadro 4000. And Premiere Pro has the opposite behavior;
Can the Teranex 2D do this?
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I'm thinking about getting a Teranex 2D to clean the video signal while digitizing analog tapes. I read about the Noise Reduction capabilities of the Teranex 2D 3D, but what about Frame Synchronizer a
Hitler's reaction to the new Blackmagic camera
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=tuN9t3hd_yM
Re: Hitler's reaction to the new Blackmagic camera
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
Why does Hitler always react the same way, every time there is a product announcement that makes him regret his recent purchase (order) LoL!
Premiere Pro CS 6 - Changes revealed!
by Benjamin Lundin 8 years ago
http: blogs.adobe.com premiereprotraining 2012 04 premiere-pro-cs6-whats-new-and-changed.html I am soooo excited about this! Man! * Trimming on timeline... WITH JKL! * WARP STABILIZER ! * Integration
Re: Premiere Pro CS 6 - Changes revealed!
by Mel Feliciano 8 years ago
"Looks like they are improving things a lot on the Mac side." Hope they improve stability and performance too.
Avid MC, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple FCP or Sony Vegas Pro?
by Mel Feliciano 8 years ago
I own and use four of the five host editing systems compatible with Plural Eyes. Can some one please tell me which editor (Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Vegas Pro) has the best integrat
LTO tape drive, quick question,
by Fred Jodry 9 years ago
Anyone know of a particularly good vendor of LTO tape drives (Gary or David, this topic should be spent, erasable in a couple of weeks, late October).
Re: LTO tape drive, quick question,
by Mel Feliciano 9 years ago
I was considering one of the Chache-A systems. They are pricey because they are backup archiving appliances as oppose to off-the-shelf independent parts. Still, I would rather go with a LTO-5 drive an
Cache-A Back Up
by Jim Cunningham 10 years ago
The folks at Cache-A had mentioned that Jeremy Garchow was doing a review of their LTO4 back up system. I was wondering if that review was available and or if anyone has info on this or any other viab
Re: Cache-A Back Up
by Mel Feliciano 10 years ago
Hey Jeremy, did you finish that review on the Cache-A Prime Cache. It's been more than a month. I would like to read about your experiences and opinion on this very needed device. Thomas Tomchak poste
What will blackmagic revolutionize at this years NAB???
by Emery 15 years ago
They did it last year with the Decklink HD Pro and the HD Link and Multi-bridge. What revolutionary products will blackmagic reveal this year My vote goes for decks!!! Do for decks what you did to cap
Re: What will blackmagic revolutionize at this years NAB???
by Mel Feliciano 15 years ago
Without AV i o this devise would be nothing more than a hard drive. The idea is to make it a truly VTR replacement; a hybrid concept that will cover all the bases. The file transfer method is efficien
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