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Member Since:
October 18th 2002
307 Posts
100 posts
Location:
St. Louis, MO
recommendation on TSA locks
by Nick Lammers 3 years ago
Hi. This may be an odd question for this forum, but I want to purchase some TSA compatible combination locks for my pelican cases. Any recommendations on something rugged enough Thanks.
Is Media 100 Dead?
by jeremy Rowell 7 years ago
Have not seen any updates in awhile, and no upgrades are planned. Is it time to start looking at alternatives when I am adding new systems to my production facility Anyone have any information that po
Re: Is Media 100 Dead?
by Nick Lammers 7 years ago
Michael, that "last dinosaur standing" comment was not directed at you specifically. I thought I'd clarify that since you seem to be the type who gets his feelings hurt easily :) Sounds like many of u
FCP Hype???
by Kent Wright 9 years ago
Seriously. I want to know what all the hype is with FCP. I have used FCP and find it so much slower to use than M100. 90% of editing is cuts and dissolves. A razor blade to make a cut Really And then
Re: FCP Hype???
by Nick Lammers 9 years ago
Kent raises great points. I was a long time M100 user and switched to FCP after a merger with another company that was already deep into FCP. Funny, they were M100 users who switch to FCP because of M
no video monitor during playback
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Hi all. I have a Kona LHi-RO in my MacPro with FCP 6.0.6. I am editing an XDCam EX sequence and monitoring HD through the SDI port and also SD through downconversion on the composite port. The issue i
Re: no video monitor during playback
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Thanks Jeremy. You were right - I had a mismatch in the settings. I forgot that some of the material was 720p and the outputs were set for 1080i. Nick Lammers Med21, LLC St. Louis, MO
EX1 life-expectancy?
by Kent Beeson 10 years ago
Hello What's the expected life of an EX1 2000 hours, 3000hrs on the meter, what Thanks K web.me.com kbcv
Re: EX1 life-expectancy?
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
I find that a little butter really helps the tape slide in. Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO
dump clip to SxS and play on EX30?
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Hi. Editing in FCP and was wondering if I can render out a clip that I can then put on the card and play back on the EX30. Perhaps drop into the BPAV file I could always play through the AJA and digit
Re: dump clip to SxS and play on EX30?
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Thanks Craig. I occasionally have to record power point presentations - I will check it out and see if it would be a better option than the scan converter DVCam deck. Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St.
Monitor for Editing
by Jordan Bundy 10 years ago
Hey everyone, please let me know if I posted this in the wrong area. I wanted to do a quick poll and see what people recommend for monitors when editing in HD. I'm on a bit of a budget because I'm inv
Re: Monitor for Editing
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
I'm looking for a consumer HD that I can use for my editing (don't need anything as large as 42"). I realize I will probably have a minimum size to actually handle 1080 but since the monitor will be o
opportunity in Memphis
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Hi. I need to find someone with a jib and pan tilt with HD camera in Memphis. Shoot would be next Friday, Sept. 25th. I'd prefer someone familiar with XDCam EX but that's not a deal breaker. I will br
Re: opportunity in Memphis
by Brent Critchfield 10 years ago
Ha ha. I've done a few of those cadaver shoots. Last one was a group of ear, nose and throat docs. Nothing like seeing people walk around with real heads in clear plastic bags.
Cheap insurance idea
by Clint Fleckenstein 10 years ago
We have a MacBook Pro that we take on the road with our EX cameras for pulling footage from the cards. We typically copy the footage to the hard drive with CRC, make a copy to a Lacie FW800 drive, and
Re: Cheap insurance idea
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Does the Sony reader handle the MxR type cards Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO
Advice on SxS backup, archiving
by Jim Bruce 10 years ago
Hi All, I'm using an EX-1 for the first time. Testing for a shoot next week. Tried using Clip Browser 2.5 and failed miserably. Now I'm realizing it's probably because we were "importing" (was that th
Re: Advice on SxS backup, archiving
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Great info. Thanks Craig. I've been wrestling with the best way to backup our SD cards here. We do not currently have the PDW-U1 but could purchase one. Any comments on how well that works to make bac
bad audio on import
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Hi again. I've imported 2 XDCam Ex clips into FCP. The audio is out of sync and sounds terrible (using AJA analog audio outputs). However, if I open the media to the QT player it sounds fine and it is
missing EX presets?
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Hi. I have 10 EX presets in my "Custom Settings" folder (in application support) but only 3 presets actually show up in FCP. Am I doing something wrong Actually, I'm doing lots of things wrong but let
export clip and keep timecode?
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Hi. Can I export a clip in FCP using quicktime conversion and have the timecode of the clip match the timecode of the original Thanks. Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO
batch export to Flash (FLV)
by Nick Lammers 14 years ago
Hi. Just wondering what everyone (or anyone) is using to do a batch conversion to FLV format for streaming. I can export from Quicktime, but only one clip at a time and I'm going to have a large numbe
Re: batch export to Flash (FLV)
by Nick Lammers 10 years ago
Hi Roger. I never did get a solution to this. However, and unfortunately, I'm about to move to a new FCP system. I hope an old dog can learn new tricks. Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO
Sony PDW-700 & Media 100
by Chris Stevens 11 years ago
I've been communicating with Dan Keaton at Convergent Design, regarding Sony PDW-700 media compatibility with Media 100. It seems to me that the popularity of Sony's XDCAM format & Convergent's Flash
Re: Sony PDW-700 & Media 100
by Nick Lammers 11 years ago
I agree. We will soon be purchasing XDCam Convergent Design equipment and native support in M100 would be great.Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO Media 100i XS 8.2.3a on an old G4 Producer 1
DVCPro HD on old G4
by Nick Lammers 11 years ago
Hi. I'm still limping along doing SD on my old G4. Any change it would handle DVCPro HD video in FCP Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO Media 100i XS 8.2.3a on an old G4 Producer 11.5.1 on Ma
Re: DVCPro HD on old G4
by Nick Lammers 11 years ago
Hi. Thanks for the input. I haven't gotten to the point of thinking about monitoring yet. Since the shoot is just an interview I may trying relying on my Apple 23" cine. Glad to hear the G4 should han
importing pshop layers into Red
by Nick Lammers 12 years ago
Hi. I haven't used Red in awhile. I can't remember how, or if I can, import a pshop document into RED and keep the individual layers available as separate tracks. Any suggestions are appreciated.Nick
Re: importing pshop layers into Red
by Nick Lammers 12 years ago
Thanks Floh!Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO Media 100i XS 8.2.3a on an old G4 Producer 11.5.1 on MacBook Pro 2.33 GHz core 2 Duo
Walter walter
by Lance Trimington 12 years ago
Who would have thought The NAB "no-show" by Avid and Apple has tongues wagging and long time editors re-thinking their booth visits - including Walter Biscardi So where does that leave us Adobe, Autod
Re: Walter walter
by Nick Lammers 12 years ago
Thanks - interesting read. I agree with Walter, unless this is some bait and switch scheme, it's a bad move for Apple. Can we place a large sign in the location where the Apple booth would have been t
using JVC HDGY250 to downconvert
by Nick Lammers 12 years ago
Hi. I posted this in the HDV forum also, but this forum seems to be more responsive. I have some tape shot on the 250 in SD, anamorphic, 24p, 16:9. Can I make this camera output the video (I don't car
Re: using JVC HDGY250 to downconvert
by Nick Lammers 12 years ago
Hi Floh. Thanks - I was afraid that might be the answer. I'll give it a couple of hours and see if I get a hot tip. If not, I'll just scale it in RED.
Alzo HMI soft box
by Nick Lammers 12 years ago
Hi. I was wondering if anyone was familiar with this soft box from Alzo. http: alzovideo.com alzo_video_fastbox_kits.htm I've never heard of them before but I thought this might be a good start for pu
Re: Alzo HMI soft box
by Nick Lammers 12 years ago
Hi Todd. Thanks for the input. I did notice the 800 140 issue - I agree it is a little deceptive. I thought that if it truly did output the equivalent of an 800w tungsten (I'm currently using an Arri
OT - Mac PowerPoint question
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
Hi. Sorry to go OT but this site is so damn helpful. When I have Power Point in "normal view" I get the slide in a larger window on the right, and an outline view on the left hand column. I've noticed
Re: OT - Mac PowerPoint question
by Mark Sloan 13 years ago
I've never been able to find how to switch it either. Drives me NUTS!!!
Anyway to restore emptied trash?
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
Oooops. I just emptied the trash without knowing my kid had been playing around and threw a few files in. I haven't done anything else with the hard drive yet. Anyway of getting those items back
Re: Anyway to restore emptied trash?
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
Ahhhh, I'm getting lazy. Should have searched. Thanks.
are you glossy?
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
Hi. Looking at Apple's 17 inch Mac Book Pro. I was wondering if anyone has tested whether the glossy screen or standard screen is better for video editing. Thanks.Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Lou
Re: are you glossy?
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
I think what they are saying is that the matte finish on the monitor gives a more accurate representations, while the glossy finish may make things look "prettier." Personally, I think I would also li
DV to DVCPro 50 difficulties
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
Hi. I have a client that wants me to bring their DV footage in with the DVCPro 50 setting (not sure why). My sytem keeps choking on the digitize, however. I've tried going to the internal hard drive t
Re: DV to DVCPro 50 difficulties
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
OK. Thanks Wayne. And here I was going to get real mad at my computer. I'll just bring it in as native DV and do an export as DV 50 - seems unnecessary but it'll keep the client happy. I keep waiting
fire wire drives for HD editing?
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
Hi. I need to get new hard drives for my SD editing system. I will be upgrading to HD editing with FCP within the next 6 months. Will the current fire wire 800 drives from lacie, medea, etc. be suffic
Re: fire wire drives for HD editing?
by Nick Lammers 13 years ago
Thanks all. I will look at the SATA drives - I guess I was thinking FW out of force of habit. On another note: I wish apple would release their desktop Intel solutions so that I can move on.Nick Lamme
missing password on kids' computer
by Nick Lammers 14 years ago
Hi. My kids have an eMac that I setup for them 1.5 to 2 years ago. I want to upgrade to Tiger, unfortunately, I was a bonehead and put them down as adminstrator and we can't remember the password. Any
Re: missing password on kids' computer
by Nick Lammers 14 years ago
Thanks!!!Nick Lammers Media Mill, Inc. St. Louis, MO Media 100i XS 8.2.1 Dual 1Ghz G4
variable bit rate for streaming flvs with FlashCom
by chuckjr 14 years ago
This is my first post. I bought Ben Waggoner's compressing with Squeeze 4 DVD and in it he says not to use VBR for streaming. Up until now, I've been using VBR for creating flvs that stream from the F
Re: variable bit rate for streaming flvs with FlashCom
by Nick Lammers 14 years ago
Hi Chuck. I have a client asking about streaming a meeting (lectures, yeah!). I've been looking into the Flash FLV format. You seem to have some experience with it. Any suggestions, warnings, etc If y
Batch conversion to Flash
by Nick Lammers 14 years ago
Hi. I was wondering if anyone had advice on an ap to do a batch conversion to Flash (FLV) format. My client wants to put several clips from a meeting onto his website for streaming. I'm working on a M
Re: Batch conversion to Flash
by Charles Simonson 14 years ago
Would recommend Squeeze for this.
100A tape playing "fast" in DSR-80
by Nick Lammers 14 years ago
Hi. I have an interview shot on the 100A in 24p mode. When I pop it into my DSR-80 it plays back fast - fast motion, TC flies by, audio non-existent. At first, I thought I had recorded on the 100A in
Nevermind
by Nick Lammers 14 years ago
Nevermind - I found the problem. I just installed a Contour ShuttlePRO that I've had laying around for over a year. The software to set the buttons was still open and it was somehow causing the deck t
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