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Mike Halper

Member Since:
July 20th 2006
91 Posts
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Studio City, CA
Updated to OS X 10.9.2 and Resolve 10.1.2 and lost 2nd GPU
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
After upgrading OS X to 10.9.2 and Resolve (full version) to 10.1.2 I noticed that Resolve only sees one of my GPUs. I have 2 Titans installed. Both work and both show in System Profiler. Prior to upd
Re: Updated to OS X 10.9.2 and Resolve 10.1.2 and lost 2nd GPU
by Robbie Carman 6 years ago
Yep same here with one of our assist stations. Titans in a cubix. What I'm seeing is slightly different More details here http: liftgammagain.com forum index.php threads strange-issue-with-titans-10-9
Is it possible to run Resolve 9 and Lite?
by John Vogel 6 years ago
Hello, I've got a Blackmagic Cinema Cam and my Resolve v9. Problem is the USB dongle. I run it on my laptop and carrying the dongle is a complete pain. For what I do, I can do it with Lite and is ther
Re: Is it possible to run Resolve 9 and Lite?
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
Thanks Neil! That's exactly what I thought, but wanted to be sure. I'm so glad it works. I just finished that whole process myself and now have both the full and lite versions on my computer and can r
Lite and Full version on same system?
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
Is it possible to have the Lite and Full version installed on the same system Sometimes when I'm working on set and don't need the extra Full version feature I don't want to take the dongle with me (a
Re: Lite and Full version on same system?
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
Thanks for responding. I just found that thread. It didn't show up with the terms I had searched for. For anyone else that's looking, here's the link. http: forums.creativecow.net thread 277 25547 The
Ultrastudio 4K input buttons
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
I'm considering getting an Ultrastudio 4K. If I have 2 different sources going into the SDI inputs A and B, which would the SDI input button go to Does pressing the button multiple times cycle between
GTX 690, 780, or Titan?
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
I'm looking at the GTX 690, GTX 780, and GTX Titan (potentially the overclocked versions) for a Hackintosh system. Which would give me the best and fastest rendering of 1080p, 2.8K Arriraw, 4K 5K R3D
Re: GTX 690, 780, or Titan?
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
Thanks! That is exactly what I thought, and glad I now know for sure.
Dynamics not animating
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
I'm having trouble getting dynamics to animate. It's a very simple correction with the only changes in the dynamics being the Gain, Gamma, and Lift Y adjustments. Between the keyframes there's no chan
Re: Dynamics not animating
by Mike Halper 6 years ago
Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't the numbers for the settings supposed to update as you move frame by frame along the dynamic When I opened up Resolve today I checked the shots I was
Anyone run Resolve on a MacBook Pro Retina in clamshell mode?
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
Just like the subject asks, has anyone run Resolve on a MacBook Pro Retina in clamshell mode I'm updating my edit and color correction workstation. Right now I have and use primarily solely a 15" MacB
News: Blackmagic Design Releases Support for new Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
New software updates across the entire family of Blackmagic Design products! (Fremont, California--July 25, 2012) Blackmagic Design today released a series of new software updates for its products tha
Re: News: Blackmagic Design Releases Support for new Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
"(Fremont, California--July 25, 2012) Blackmagic Design today released a series of new software updates for its products that adds full support for Apple s new Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating sy
Intensity Extreme Thunderbolt no HD playback in FCPX
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
I have an Intensity Extreme Thunderbolt and cannot got HD playback in FCPX 10.0.5. I have 2 computers, 2011 17" MBP with drivers 9.5.2 and Retina MBP with 9.5.3. Both only give "Blackmagic 720x480 @29
Re: Intensity Extreme Thunderbolt no HD playback in FCPX
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
Ok, thanks for the clarification. On another note, is there any chance we'll see LUT support in the Intensity Extreme or Ultra Studio Express It's really important and needed.
FCPX no HD playback and Compressor 4 Quickcluster not working
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
I just got a new Retina MBP and installed all my software. Everything is working great except FCPX and Compressor. In FCPX I can't get HD playback via my Blackmagic Design Intensity Extreme Thunderbol
Re: FCPX no HD playback and Compressor 4 Quickcluster not working
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
Okay thanks. I'll do that. Though it looks like it may all be an issue with my Retina MBP which failed the hardware test and turned out to be defective. Apple is sending me a replacement.
Lookup tables in Intensity Extreme or Ultra Studio Express?
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
Is it possible to load lookup tables to the Intensity Extreme or Ultra Studio Express (when it comes out) When I restart my computer without the Intensity Extreme connected I see the option to load a
Re: Lookup tables in Intensity Extreme or Ultra Studio Express?
by Mike Halper 7 years ago
Thanks for replying. Please consider it a feature request. There's a lot of us out here that are now using computers that don't have PCI slots for a Decklink Extreme 2. Maybe if you make the Decklink
Convert project from Premiere Pro to FCPX?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
Contemplating trying a project on FCPX. It's already in Premiere Pro CS 5.5.2 and it would be nice to just import that into FCPX and not have to sync sound and make subclips all over again. Is this po
Re: Convert project from Premiere Pro to FCPX?
by James Cude 8 years ago
I supposed you could export an XML, open it in FCP7, export an XML again and then use the 7toX app to convert it to X's format. Or you might try the 7toX app directly on the Premiere export. But I'd d
Intensity Extreme with 2 Thunderbolt ports?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
Hopefully someone at Blackmagic can answer this or at least see it and consider it a suggestion and request. I find any Thunderbolt peripheral or device that has only 1 Thunderbolt port to be rather u
Re: Intensity Extreme with 2 Thunderbolt ports?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
Read the info on those products more carefully. They are hubs for USB, Firewire, and Ethernet. They don't give you additional Thunderbolt ports. The Belkin has only one Thunderbolt port for daisy-chai
Widescreen matte or guides in viewer?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
One of the things preventing me from using FCPX is not being able to set a custom resolution for sequences projects. With FCP7 I used this to be able to quickly and easily reframe shots for 2.40:1 asp
Re: Widescreen matte or guides in viewer?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
Thanks for the suggestions. Simon, I think what you recommended is the easiest for me right now. Hopefully Apple will include something built-in at some point to make it even easier.
MC6 Panasonic AVCHD import
by Ivan Radovanovic 8 years ago
I'm currently testing MC6 trial and I'm trying to solve one thing that can lead to potential problems further in the workflow. When importing Panasonic AVCHD clips (AF101, GH2) I have non standard cha
Re: MC6 Panasonic AVCHD import
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
I am getting the same thing. http: community.avid.com forums t 102873.aspx _______________________________________________ Mike
MC 6 importing video with asian characters in DNxHD filenames
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
I am importing AVCHD MTS clips as DNxHD. In the AvidMediaFiles the new DNxHD media files have chinese or japanese or some other asian characters in the names. For example: 00000 14EC59DE5.1.mxf 00000
Re: MC 6 importing video with asian characters in DNxHD filenames
by marvin mason 7 years ago
Do those characters replace a single letter or a word from the original name Haven't you tries to delete the asian characters in replace to the clip's original name
Batch import not working
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
I'm trying to batch import a number of clips that are offlien using MC 6. It goes through the processing of what appears to be transcoding to DNxHD and then gives an error like "0 of 20 clips imported
Possible to link DNxHD clips back to originals as AMA?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
I'm using Media Composer 6 and it appears to be handling my AVCHD media via AMA very well, whereas MC 5.5.3 wasn't performing well at all. I have just started a project and have all the footage import
Re: Possible to link DNxHD clips back to originals as AMA?
by Paul Del Vecchio 8 years ago
My video on this should help: http: vimeo.com 26818191 Paul Del Vecchio - Director http: www.triple-e-productions.net http: www.pauldv.net
Upgraded to MC 6, now media is offline & won't relink, also missing codecs
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
I just finished resetting up my computer and installing Media Composer 6. I was running MC 5.5.3 before. Did a clean install of the entire system and have Lion 10.7.2 installed. Opened up the 5.5.3 pr
Re: Upgraded to MC 6, now media is offline & won't relink, also missing codecs
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
Yes. I don't know how either. Maybe something that happened from opening 5.5.3 project in 6.0. _______________________________________________ Mike
Open MC 5.5.3 project in MC 6?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
I recently switched to MC from FCP and have started my first project. I'd like to continue the project with MC 6. The only thing that has been done is media has been imported with DNxHD, audio has bee
Re: Open MC 5.5.3 project in MC 6?
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
Ok thanks for the tips. I went ahead and did the install. Having some serious problems though. I'll post another thread about it. Need help. _______________________________________________ Mike
Received my copy of CS5.5 in the mail today.
by Mark Morache 8 years ago
Why am I posting this here Because if it weren't for Apple and FCX, I doubt the half-price deal would have happened. B&H had the switch price, no sales tax and $1 shipping. That's a lot of apps for $8
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Re: Received my copy of CS5.5 in the mail today.
by Mike Halper 8 years ago
Since there's someone from Adobe looking at this thread, I'd like to mention a major issue I have with Premiere Pro. The video output monitor settings are set by the sequence settings, and once those
FCP and Color - Is this limitation real?
by kyler boudreau 9 years ago
Hey forum...I've been using FCP a ton, and being an Avid guy in the past, that is saying something. Getting ready to do another indie feature, and the thought of using FCP crossed by mind, but I have
Re: FCP and Color - Is this limitation real?
by Mike Halper 9 years ago
You're using too many steps to reconform a Color project. Do it this way: 1. Save the Color project and close Color. Make a copy of your Color project as a backup. I always do this when reconforming i
extended desktop news
by Evan Meades 10 years ago
Hi, I am hoping there is some good news regarding enabling the Extended Desktop feature in Decklink cards. I found a few older posts on this matter but nothing recently. It seems if the AJA cards can
Re: extended desktop news
by Mike Halper 10 years ago
Switch to Kona. They have the same feature available with no sign that they'll suddenly disable it. This was an important feature that was a major selling point for me personally. Very disappointed wi
Question - Problem with Sequence Getting Renamed
by Lauren Timmons 10 years ago
I just upgraded to FCP 7 (from 5) and now when I create new projects and save a sequence with the correct name (ie: "Ep1v01"), and then drop a clip into the timeline that corresponds to that sequence,
Re: Question - Problem with Sequence Getting Renamed
by Mike Halper 10 years ago
I believe this problem has been resolved for me. I had a freeze frame in the sequence and when I removed the freeze frame the problem went away. This tip was given to me by someone on the Apple forum
FCP 6.0.5 constantly crashing
by Mike Halper 10 years ago
I have a 78 minute film I've edited and am now doing color correction. Media is all DVCProHD from and HVX200. I'm doing color correction using Magic Bullet Looks 1.2. FCP 6.0.5 constantly crashes when
Re: FCP 6.0.5 constantly crashing
by Mike Halper 10 years ago
I've done some testing. I have no problems jumping around the timeline, scrubbing, or playing in other projects. I even went back to an older sequence in this same project and have no problems. It app
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