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Pat DeFilippo

Member Since:
December 6th 2005
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Looking to BUY Mac Pro, RAM, AJA LHi, Production Monitor, Speakers, Keyboards...
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I'm looking to do some buying starting on Friday, 12 16 11 and ending on 12 31 11. Specifically, I am looking to buy new newer equipment to replace in my older edit suite in order to best run F
Re: Looking to BUY Mac Pro, RAM, AJA LHi, Production Monitor, Speakers, Keyboards...
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Yea, personal shoppers if you don't mind, Shane! I did see that monitor at B&H and it aught to fit into the budget for this year, anyway. Looks like it's fitting into a lot of other budgets, too, if t
Looking to BUY Mac Pro, RAM, AJA LHi, Production Monitor, Speakers, Keyboards...
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I'm looking to do some buying starting on Friday, 12 16 11 and ending on 12 31 11. Specifically, I am looking to buy new newer equipment to replace in my older edit suite in order to best run F
Re: Looking to BUY Mac Pro, RAM, AJA LHi, Production Monitor, Speakers, Keyboards...
by James Beattie 8 years ago
I would look for an Avid reseller in your area, or as close as possible. Typically and Avid reseller will have experience with these 3rd party products. I am with a reseller, but this board is more fo
Looking to BUY Mac Pro, RAM, AJA LHi, Production Monitor, Speakers, Keyboards...
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I'm looking to do some buying starting on Friday, 12 16 11 and ending on 12 31 11. Specifically, I am looking to buy new newer equipment to replace in my older edit suite in order to best run F
Contemplating a switch from Mac to PC?
by Tom Daigon 8 years ago
Before folks run out and buy HP (who tipped their hand about POSSIBLY ending PC production a month ago...then tried to backtrack for obvious reasons) I strongly suggest you folks talk to ADK. They hav
Re: Contemplating a switch from Mac to PC?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Thanks for the posts on this link - very informative! I am currently a Final Cut Studio user since FCS1 and am switching to both Avid and PPro (and Production Premium). I bought the CS 5.5 upgrade jus
Is the 2008 Mac Pro fine or does the 2010 offer that much more?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I'm just moving in to Adobe Premiere Pro, and took advantage of the Production Premium upgrade to CS5.5 that ends today. I also plan to continue to edit with Final Cut Studio 3 and have bought
Re: Is the 2008 Mac Pro fine or does the 2010 offer that much more?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Thanks, Tom, but there are a few things I'm banking on: 1) At this point, I mostly edit with Final Cut Studio 3 - so, the latest Mac Pro should shake hands pretty well with that Apple-only software. 2
Which AJA Card or will Io LA continue to work?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I just bought Avid MC 5.5 (which I'll upgrade to 6 by the end of the year) and am re-learning it. I'm just moving in to Adobe Premiere Pro as well, and took advantage of the Production Premium
Re: Which AJA Card or will Io LA continue to work?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
That's all great info, thanks AJA Sales Department! Kona LHi it is! If you know where I can get one at a great price, please let me know! Thanks again, -Pat G5 Quad Desktop with 4GB Ram, 750GB HD & eS
Is the 2008 Mac Pro fine or does the 2010 offer that much more?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I just bought Avid MC 5.5 (which I'll upgrade to 6 by the end of the year) and am re-learning it. I'm just moving in to Adobe Premiere Pro as well, and took advantage of the Production Premium
Re: Is the 2008 Mac Pro fine or does the 2010 offer that much more?
by Daniel Frome 8 years ago
Pat DeFilippo "if there are major advantages in operating these three pieces of software with the 2010 "Westmere" Mac Pro over the 2008 "Nehelam" Mac Pro " In my opinion, there are no 'major' advanta
Is the 2008 Mac Pro fine or does the 2010 offer that much more?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I'm just moving in to Adobe Premiere Pro, and took advantage of the Production Premium upgrade to CS5.5 that ends today. I also plan to continue to edit with Final Cut Studio 3 and have bought
Re: Is the 2008 Mac Pro fine or does the 2010 offer that much more?
by Chris Tompkins 8 years ago
I would hang tight, wait until apple makes a move - which is overdue. You best option come spring might be a iMac and Thunderbolt raid. Chris Tompkins Video Atlanta LLC
Connection Question
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
Hello, I have a connection question, and it might be a bit of a complex one. I'm looking at buying a new 17" MacBook Pro to replace my old one. I am mostly running FCS3, but I just bought the Avid Med
Re: Connection Question
by Andrew Rendell 8 years ago
I'm thinking about a similar thing (I've got FCS and Avid currently working on a thunderbolt enabled MBP but limited external monitoring). So I don't know the answer yet but I'll share some observatio
What?! No Multicam Support?! No output to tape?
by Bob O'Brien 8 years ago
Larry Jordan mentions that there is no multicam support in FCP-X. If this means that there is no multiclip function, then this is absolute awful as at least a third of my work involves more than one c
Re: What?! No Multicam Support?! No output to tape?
by Pat DeFilippo 8 years ago
I just got this eMail back from Larry Jordan regarding if Audition can replace Multi-Clip: "No. Audition does not replace multiclip. the big problem is that you can't blade an audition. It is all a si
FCP 7 Serial Number - Where can I find it????
by Robert Nield 9 years ago
I need to find out the Final Cut Pro serials for several machines. Finding the serials for FCP 6.0.6 is easy but FCP 7 is proving impossible. I have many install discs - but I don't know what serial b
Re: FCP 7 Serial Number - Where can I find it????
by Pat DeFilippo 9 years ago
Hello, I too am seeing my serial number on my splash screen and in the "About" menu in FCP 7.0.3. Are you perhaps using an educational version on all of your machines Perhaps they don't install or dis
One editor's "Jaw Dropping" new Final Cut Studio wish
by Pat DeFilippo 9 years ago
Hi everyone! If Apple did indeed build the new Final Cut Studio from the ground up and advance it for us professionals, as the "jaw dropping" description from at least one of our colleagues would sugg
Re: One editor's "Jaw Dropping" new Final Cut Studio wish
by Pat DeFilippo 9 years ago
Well, David, I hope that the jaw dropping announcement is in fact that FCS is now "One App" - or even better than that per whatever Apple has in mind!!! I watched the Editor's Lounge Parts 1 and 2 yes
Blackberry audio Interference
by Pat DeFilippo 9 years ago
Hello, I have a tape that has intermittent audio problems, probably caused by a Blackberry. Does anyone know how to reduce this noise in FCP or Soundtrack Pro or any other program Thank you, -Pat G5 Q
Re: Blackberry audio Interference
by John Pale 9 years ago
Michael is probably right...but its worth few minutes of your time to try. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I was able to improve things with a project that had this problem, particularly using
keeping Apple Motion media on external drives?
by hamish lyons 11 years ago
Is it possible to keep all the Motion templates and Library media on an external drive and still have Motion load it into the project I've tried putting an alias in the local drive's motion library di
Re: keeping Apple Motion media on external drives?
by Pat DeFilippo 10 years ago
Hello, I'm having the same problem - I have the content and templates on a separate drive, and I went to Motion's preferences and re-directed Motion's "Library Path" to this drive. However, when I re-
Optical Flow at on 10% speed - frames jump backward
by Pat DeFilippo 11 years ago
Hello all, I just did a search in this Motion forum for "Optical Flow" and couldn't quite find the answer, so sorry if this is a repeated question and I just didn't look up the right terminology. I tr
Re: Optical Flow at on 10% speed - frames jump backward
by Pat DeFilippo 11 years ago
Thanks, David, I had meant to follow-up with this post, but handn't got to it. I back-tracked my stepsto MPEG Streamclip and the original DVD. It occured to me to select DV (720x480) instead of select
Export Subtitles from rtf file or DVDSP to FCP?
by Pat DeFilippo 11 years ago
Hello, Wow - the "search" function on the Cow leads to a lot of great material on this subject! I actually spent several hours yesterday and today following links and trying out demo versions of softw
Re: Export Subtitles from rtf file or DVDSP to FCP?
by Bouke Vahl 11 years ago
Pat, Check out Andreas'TitleExchange (spherico.com) Or, create XML files to have the Flash player display the subs. (Check out jeroenwijering.com) Way better looking, since they're not compressed, and
Audio playing out of sync?
by sam White 11 years ago
I am running FCP 6 on a dual 2.3 power pc and am having a reoccurring problem with audio. The play head runs through the sequence fine but the audio is always behind or jumping from left side only to
Re: Audio playing out of sync?
by Pat DeFilippo 11 years ago
Hi Sam, If your sync audio problem appears to be on ALL clips and it appears to be off by just a few frames, try going to Final Cut Pro- System Settings- Playback Controls and taking a look at "Frame
Can you make an audio file that expires after X days?
by Pat DeFilippo 11 years ago
Hello, I just searched this forum and found a similar question asked in February of '08, but wasn't answered. I've looked in Compressor but can't find the answer. I have a total of six hours of edited
Re: Can you make an audio file that expires after X days?
by Pat DeFilippo 11 years ago
Hi Dave, Yea - your answer is pretty much what I was afraid of. I'm sure the client will understand! Thanks! -PatG5 Quad 2.5 Desktop with 4GB Ram, 500GB HD & Fiber Card 30" Cinema Display & 17" Sony S
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by Pat DeFilippo 12 years ago

Up-Res question
by Pat DeFilippo 12 years ago
Hello, I have a JPG of the inside of a car, taken from the back seat. I'm trying to up-res it so that I can see the mileage on the odometer. Would anyone be willing to knock this out for me If so, ple
Re: Up-Res question
by Darby Edelen 12 years ago
Unless the camera was focused on the plane where the odometer resides, and you were either zoomed in or close enough to the odometer to make it take up more than 1 1000th of the picture, and you were
Motion training for everyday editing tricks
by Pat DeFilippo 13 years ago
Hello, I switched over to Final Cut Studio primarily from Accom StrataSphere non-linear editing (after about 8 years with that line) in January and bought the DMTS FCS training DVDs, which are outstan
Re: Motion training for everyday editing tricks
by Pat DeFilippo 13 years ago
Thanks, Jim! That's wild - I feel like I know you personally since I watched you teach Motion 2 for the last couple of days (and in January as well)! You are very good and knowledgable, it's just too
AJA Io LA Audio 3 & 4 Out
by Pat DeFilippo 14 years ago
I just bought an AJA Io LA and have it hooked up directly to my UVW-1800 Beta-SP deck. I don't have an audio mixer since I only have the one deck and this appears to be working pretty well. The Beta-S
Re: AJA Io LA Audio 3 & 4 Out
by Pat DeFilippo 14 years ago
Hello again - this time thanks to Lee as well! I'm just a bit confused regarding the outputs of the Behringer. I can see where I can run the XLRs in from the AJA Io LA, Beta-SP deck, etc., to the diff
AJA IO LA vs. BLACKMAGIC DECKLINK EXTREME
by Pat DeFilippo 14 years ago
Hello, I am looking to make a purchase primarily for getting footage in and out of my UVW-1800 Beta-SP deck for editing in Final Cut Pro. I am currently looking at two products that cost basically the
Re: AJA IO LA vs. BLACKMAGIC DECKLINK EXTREME
by Pat DeFilippo 14 years ago
Hi Bob! Thanks for the quick reply! I am going to purchase a Quad before 12 31 and have considered the AJA Kona LHe. Features-wise, as compared to the Blackmagic Decklink Extreme, it looks to be exact
BLACKMAGIC DECKLINK EXTREME vs. AJA IO LA
by Pat DeFilippo 14 years ago
Hello, I am looking to make a purchase primarily for getting footage in and out of my UVW-1800 Beta-SP deck for editing in Final Cut Pro. I am currently looking at two products that cost basically the
Re: BLACKMAGIC DECKLINK EXTREME vs. AJA IO LA
by Geir Ove Thorsveen 14 years ago
"Also, does anyone know if Blackmagic Decklink Extreme is available for the new PCIe Quad (I couldn't tell from their website) " Yes, it's available in a PCIe version. We are running five machines wi
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