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Parke Gregg

Member Since:
March 9th 2006
95 Posts
Location:
Austin, TX
MacVidCards has Mac EFI Titan and GTX780 finished - makes them into native OSX cards
by David Pirinelli 6 years ago
Hey, just saw the news about Redcine-X and think this is great timing. We just yesterday finished EFI support for GTX Titan and GTX780. The 780 works fine using internal power, Titan may require a lit
Re: MacVidCards has Mac EFI Titan and GTX780 finished - makes them into native OSX cards
by Parke Gregg 6 years ago
Joseph, how is that Titan working out in your Mac By "running natively", do you mean without the EFI mod, or native OSx drivers, or... What kind of pros cons have you experienced I'm thinking about ju
Compressor 4 and h.264
by Parke Gregg 8 years ago
Has anyone had a chance to see if Apple has upgraded improved its h.264 encoder in the new Compressor 4 -Parke -------Stuck On On-------- Audio and Video Post Production
Re: Compressor 4 and h.264
by Parke Gregg 8 years ago
Yeah... that's what I mean... as most know, Apple's implementation of h.264 is not the greatest on the market for both performance and quality. I'm hoping that FCPx and Compressor 4 would up their ant
How to turn off audio sync feature?
by Parke Gregg 8 years ago
Final Cut seems to have this nifty feature to help you going from 24fps to 23.976 (and other frame rate conversions)... it automatically adjusts (the sample rate, I guess) so that it plays back in syn
Re: How to turn off audio sync feature?
by Parke Gregg 8 years ago
Thanks Steve!! -------Stuck On On-------- Audio and Video Post Production
Create DPX from HDCAM SR
by Parke Gregg 9 years ago
I need to create 10 bit Log DPX files from an HDcam SR source (recorded at 10 bit Log from a film scan). The DPX files will be graded on a Scratch system. Are there any problems or downsides to doing
Re: Create DPX from HDCAM SR
by Parke Gregg 9 years ago
or--- what about using AJA's VTRX. According to the manual I can create a batch list from Final Cut, and batch capture straight to DPX files using this app. Does anyone have experience doing this Are
New Resolve Panels?
by Parke Gregg 9 years ago
I hear the new Resolve panels may be different than what is currently shown on the BlackMagic DaVinci site. Is this true If so, what are the differences -Parke -------Stuck On On-------- Audio and Vid
Re: New Resolve Panels?
by Dwaine Maggart 9 years ago
The panels on the show stand are using the original metal work, but have updated electronics. The redesigned panel metal work will be very similar to what you see on the stand, with the exception that
upgrading to FCS 3
by Parke Gregg 10 years ago
I just finished a project and I've got the time to upgrade to FCS 3. My specific question is about the Kona 3 drivers... should I update the drivers to 6.5 before or after I install FCS3 My more round
Re: upgrading to FCS 3
by Warren Eig 10 years ago
Parke Gregg "(I just read that 10.5.8 doesn't seem to be caused any major issues, yet.) " No problems with 10.5.8 and FCS 2 with Kona 3 6.0.3 drivers. Warren Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@b
DVD glitches from hell
by Parke Gregg 10 years ago
I've been having a problem that can best be described as a Ghost in the Machine... a 72 minute documentary... the DVDs have digital glitches that tend to freak out a DVD player. They are not "burned"
Re: DVD glitches from hell
by Parke Gregg 10 years ago
Thanks to everyone for your responses. We're still having problems after many of your suggestions, but I'm going to shop for some new media today and try a couple other tricks. I'll post the solution
Adding pulldown to 1080P footage
by Parke Gregg 10 years ago
I'm finished several spots shot on the Red at 23.98. The footage has been converted edited graded at 1080P. I need to make files for laying back to HDcam 1080i and want to make sure proper pulldown is
Re: Adding pulldown to 1080P footage
by Parke Gregg 10 years ago
I think I got it, thanks. -------Stuck On On-------- Audio and Video Post Production
MPEG 2 vs. H264
by Keith Rivers 10 years ago
Just want to know the technical encode advantages of both Anyone want to teach me keith youtube.com krfilms
Re: MPEG 2 vs. H264
by Parke Gregg 10 years ago
Ed Dooley But for lots of us, MPEG-2 (as Program streams in my case) are broadcasters' preferred format I forgot about this despite my plea with regional broadcasters to go tapeless... If they do acc
720 24p to 1080 60i question
by Parke Gregg 10 years ago
I've got a project being mastered in 720p at 23.98, and the client needs one version upresed and retimed to 1080i 59.94 (Quicktime only, not to tape). When I've done this in the past, Compressor has c
Re: 720 24p to 1080 60i question
by Daniel Low 10 years ago
This thread might help: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 8 972077 __________________________________________________________________ Please post back saying what solved your problem. It could help
Thin black bars when up-resing to 720p
by Parke Gregg 11 years ago
I'm capturing 720p59.94 from a DVcam deck with SDI out using Kona 3's upres. The image quality is good, but thin black bars are being added to the top and bottom. (a little more so to the top) When I
Re: Thin black bars when up-resing to 720p
by Parke Gregg 11 years ago
The footage is DV shot on a DVX100 with an anamorphic lens. It's coming out of a DSR-2000A deck via SDI. AJA seems to think this is a result of DV being 720x480 as opposed to 720x486. Thanks, Parke --
Reconforming DV anamorphic to 720
by Parke Gregg 11 years ago
I'm about to start on a project (72 min doc) that we'll be reconforming before color correcting. We don't normally recapture a project of this size from the original tapes, nor upres it to 720, so I w
SD to HD convert / Kona 3 - Re: Reconforming DV anamorphic to 720
by Parke Gregg 11 years ago
Thanks Shane. You're article is a good read and helped a lot. A couple more questions: 1) The source video is SD 29.97, so I'll be capturing 720P 59.94. Does this interpellate each field into a progre
Analog audio going to Beta SP... uug
by Parke Gregg 11 years ago
I've been enjoying the luxury of working with HD-SDI through our Kona 3, but now I've got a client requesting a Beta SP of there 1080P project. Jump back to analog... the video is no problem, but I ha
Re: Analog audio going to Beta SP... uug
by Parke Gregg 11 years ago
I'm tempted to post semi-hair brain questions just in hopes to get a response from Bob. You are truly the most entertaining and informative person writing about video tech. Thanks for your reply to Bo
Cabeling and equipment for basic HD setup
by Parke Gregg 12 years ago
Bob and others, first thanks for all the great information in these forums and in the magazine. I'm building a FCP edit color suite around a Kona 3 card and HD-SDI SDI connectivity. I'm wanting to sta
Re: Cabeling and equipment for basic HD setup
by Parke Gregg 12 years ago
Thanks Bob. I appreciate the advice. -Parke
Is BitVice still alive??
by Parke Gregg 12 years ago
I'm strongly thinking about purchasing BitVice, but I see that they do not support Intel-Macs and have not released an update in a year and half. Does anyone know if they are still developing BitVice
Re: Is BitVice still alive??
by Roger Andersson 12 years ago
Oh yes, BitVice is alive! We are still developing BitVice ( and other related products) It is a big misunderstanding that BitVice should not support Intel Macs If your Intel Mac has 8-cores, though, y
MPEG-2: Episode or Compressor 3
by Parke Gregg 12 years ago
I've seen this topic come around often, but I need some specific clarification. Basically, does Episode or Compressor 3 produce a higher quality MPEG-2 for standard def DVD I'm creating a DVD box-set
Re: MPEG-2: Episode or Compressor 3
by Parke Gregg 12 years ago
Thanks David for the reply. What hardware encoding options are available (other than something like a dedicated Scenarist workstation) I would be very interested in an (affordable) hardware solution.
P2 Archival Solution - Quantum SDLT600A
by TADD Productions 12 years ago
I am in the process of testing a P2 archive solution with Quantum's SDLT600A tape drive and Imagine's HD Log logging software. Anyone out there got any experience with the SDLT600A Also, does anyone h
Re: P2 Archival Solution - Quantum SDLT600A
by Parke Gregg 12 years ago
Eric, thanks for the info. Can you tell me about the '600GB compressed' capacity Does this work Can I really expect to get 600GB of data per cartridge Thanks, Parke
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