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Michael Jones

Member Since:
July 13th 2003
79 Posts
R3D to Prores Proxy or Prores LT for edit?
by Wooyeon Jo 5 years ago
Hello Community, If I have R3D files 4k on RED Scarlet, what is the best post workflow to obtain the highest quality of the footage What are your thoughts on converting it to Prores LT for edit, or Pr
Re: R3D to Prores Proxy or Prores LT for edit?
by Michael Jones 4 years ago
Been working with R3D for almost a year now. A legitimate question remains... is "What is better... ProRes vs R3D when workin in Premiere Pro " I know the processing tasks are greater without the red
RED Rocket Card vs New GPU Utilization with CineX-Pro
by Mark Fanjoy 6 years ago
I'm a bit vague on the tech side, so bear with my laymen question here. I am now shooting regularly with the RED Epic. I transcode my own footage at my home workstation. I rent a Red Rocket Card and t
Re: ED Rocket Card vs New GPU Utilization with CineX-Pro
by Michael Jones 5 years ago
Just got my Red Epic and would like to know if you made a decision on a 3rd party card. (Man I don't want to buy a rocket now that we have the CUDA option!) Would like to know what 3rd party card work
Net Render Client (r12) won't Launch or Startup on my PCs
by Michael Jones 7 years ago
I have used Net Render for years now accross my Macs only. Now I have a couple of decent PC laptops so I thought I would throw those into the mix. Both have i5 processors and 4GB ram (Lenovo Idea Pad
Re: Net Render Client (r12) won't Launch or Startup on my PCs
by Michael Jones 7 years ago
Just booted in "Safe Mode" and was able to launch and run Net Render Client. Definately something is conflicting with this app. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Mercury Accelsior for Premiere
by Michael Jones 7 years ago
I have the Mac Pro 4,1 and Just ordered the Accelsior 480. I was thinking that the Accelsior would be my "RAID" I'm new to Premier (FCP User) but I think Premiere's Mercury system "Conforms" the origi
Re: Mercury Accelsior for Premiere
by Michael Jones 7 years ago
Hey thanks for the reply, I just noticed that when I import my shots into a Premiere project there is definitely something happening (a process occurs) where in FCP the link is more "direct". (Of cour
Changing HDD to SSD on AE Global cache and OS
by Donald Riley 7 years ago
I see a deal on Samsung 256 GB SSD 6GB for $190 each. http: promotions.newegg.com neemail guerrilla LP index-landing062712.html nm_mc=EMC-GD062712&cm_mmc=EMC-GD062712-_-index-_-Header-_-SeeAll I'm thi
Re: Changing HDD to SSD on AE Global cache and OS
by Michael Jones 7 years ago
Hey Scott, I have the Mac Pro 4,1 and Just ordered the Accelsior 480! I also ordered their OWC 3G SSD. I was thinking that the Accelsior would be my "RAID" and the 3G would be my OS APP drive. I'm new
Sony Clip Browser
by Michael Jones 7 years ago
Does anyone know a quick way to just look at a BPAV folder and see how many clips are in that directory through the clip browser Just want to be able to confirm that I have successfully duplicated tha
Re: Sony Clip Browser
by Michael Jones 7 years ago
That's It! Thank you sir! I knew it had to be somewhere.
PMW-350 XDCAM 2/3" lens mount question
by Richard Cooper 9 years ago
Question on the new PMW-350 XDCam EX camera. It has 2 3" CMOS sensors and it lists a "2 3-type Sony Bayonet" lens mount on camera. The stock lens is not what I am really looking for, would like to get
Re: PMW-350 XDCAM 2/3" lens mount question
by Michael Jones 9 years ago
What about the digital back focus The lens that comes with the 350 has no back focus ring... it is done internally. Does will Fujinon or Canon offer other lenses with digital back focus for the 350 I
Plasma via HDMI for color grading
by Peter Bruenner 9 years ago
Hi, I'm planning to buy a video card and a display that, while not a professional setup, will be more accurate for color grading than, say, an Apple cinema display. I'm leaning towards a Panasonic TH-
Re: Plasma via HDMI for color grading
by Michael Jones 9 years ago
Peter, How did the Intensity work our for you Did you decide to connect component or HDMI Do you work with 1080 30p (Does the Intensity support 30p )
XDCAM EX 1080p 30 Project (2nd Frame "Pixelates")
by Michael Jones 10 years ago
Recently noticed on my viewer canvas and in my self contained exported projects (shot and edited in native XDCAM EX 1080p 30) that I have a very "mosaic" or "cubed" effect on the second frame. Maybe w
Maxtor OneTouch III Turbo - Disk Utility does not show it as a RAID
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
I just picked up a Maxtor Onetouch III Turbo to use as a Media Raid with FCP on my iMac 24" 2.16 (OSX 10.5.5) The drive(s) came with all kinds of software (which I did not load) I am able to see the d
Imported Video File: Apple YUV422 (yuvs)
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
I just downloaded a QT file using Avid's DigiDelivery for the first time. I told them that I was going to use FCP to edit the file they were sending me. So, I've imported the file into a FCP project a
Re: Imported Video File: Apple YUV422 (yuvs)
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
When I import the file it plays BUT only after I render the sequence. I'v noticed if I click anywhere on the sequence window, the "Red" unrendered status comes back! (like it lost the render info file
New Mac! How should I configure drives?
by Michael Jones 12 years ago
Just upgraded to a new Mac Pro Quad 4 It came configured with 4 (Apple)SATA 500Gig Drives and the MacPro Raid Card. (Also: Upgraded to Final Cut Studio 2) My IT guy has asked me how I want the RAID co
Re: I already configured it wrong :(
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
Yes, I highly recommend that you Isolate 3 of the 4 drives as a Raid 5 or Raid 0 (0 is for higher speed but no redundancy)... while first reserving one of the four drives (Bay 1) as a dedicated system
Express Slot compatibity w/ SxS Memory
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
Have an EX1 on the way (in rout) and so I'm earnestly looking for a laptop (Used Online) to buy for managing backing up the SxS cards in the field. The laptop I'm thinking of buying (See Link) shows i
Re: Express Slot compatibity w/ SxS Memory
by David Shirey 11 years ago
Steve Wargo "I would personally stay away from any Toshiba laptop. Every one I know of has gone in for repairs. But, that aside, an Express slot is an Express slot. There is no difference as far as t
Highlight Text Behavior
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
It there a way to change the yellow default color of the Highlight Text Behavior
Re: Highlight Text Behavior
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
Thanks!
EX1- Monitoring Solution with FCP
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
Looking at buying an EX1 or EX3. When working with Firewire Cameras Decks (SD solution) Final Cut Pro can send that device external playback for monitoring. Does (can) the EX1's SDI send a playback mo
Re: EX1- Monitoring Solution with FCP
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
Thanks for the heads up Craig... I just found some info about that MXO being used with an iMac. I'm beginning to understand this 1:1 pixel mapping business. I'll just need the Mini DVI to DVI converte
Best Camera Setting for Optical Flow Retiming
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
Hello, I'm going to shoot some kids jumping in front of a green screen (SDX900 Records DVPRO50). I will probably slow it in post using Apple Motion's New Optical Flow Retiming tool. I like to shoot 24
Re: Best Camera Setting for Optical Flow Retiming
by david bogie 11 years ago
Noah Kadner "Or rent a Phantom for 1000fps full 2K.... TIGHT: " Oh, yeah, baby! Major drool factor there! bogiesanThis is my standard sigfile so do not take it personally: "For crying out loud, read
SDX900 Settings for Shooting Slow Motion in Post
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
I'm going to shoot some kids jumping in front of a green screen (SDX900). I will probably slow it in post using Apple Motion's New Optical Flow Retiming tool. I like to shoot 24p for the look, but I r
Re: SDX900 Settings for Shooting Slow Motion in Post
by Noah Kadner 11 years ago
60i would give you the maximum motion samples for post-production slow-motion. You could then deinterlaced for that 24p look. That said, for the price of the good filters you'd need to get solid slowm
New DeckLinkSP Captureing 16 Channels
by Michael Jones 12 years ago
I'm a bit stumped... I had to upgrade my card with my new MacPro. I used the same breakout cable because it looks identical. Captured some 8bit off my Sony 1400a and to my surprise shows 16 channels o
Re: New DeckLinkSP Captureing 16 Channels
by Michael Jones 12 years ago
Found it on the menu... when I set it from EE to PB the screen goes black and I can't monitor off my NTSC Monitor which is hooked up to the deck. Why do you think it is doing this now after all those
Cloaning System Disk
by Michael Jones 12 years ago
I have noticed my old G4 (10.3.9) has lost a lot of its spunk, especially since upgrading most of my Adobe software. Would there be any performance benefit if I completely erased my System Drive, but
Re: Cloaning System Disk
by 12 years ago
once you restore to a clone it will be EXACTLY like it was. It may help if you back up, erase and install and then reinstall your apps. However with the age of your computer it may not do much at all
Water Splash Transition
by Michael Jones 13 years ago
I am creating an underwater submarine animation and wanted to do a splash or wave transition to the trailer (6 second graphic still w contact phone # etc.) Any suggetions
Streaks (Like Drop Out) In Motion Preview and in FCP Sequence
by Michael Jones 14 years ago
I have imported a logo made in photoshop (w no background)into Motion. I have added the wave, defocus, and bloom filters to this one object... When I play it back in Motion (1.0.1) I see horizontal st
Re: Streaks (Like Drop Out) In Motion Preview and in FCP Sequence
by Michael Jones 14 years ago
You might be right! I went to the system profiler and this is what it says for my video card... pci10b5,a100: Type: Video Bus: PCI Slot: SLOT-3 Vendor ID: 0x10b5 Device ID: 0xa100 Subsystem Vendor ID:
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