Re: Sanken model changes by Eric Toline 2 years ago The 3e is the newest version of the 3 with better RF rejection and a lower self noise. Sonically they sound identical. A great shotgun mic with amazing ambient noise rejection. OTOH it has a very tigh
Log Processing popup menu by Philip Fass 3 years ago Following Apple's documentation for "Turn log processing on or off," sometimes I find the Log selection menu is replaced by a one line text box. Even if I type in the name of the LUT, nothing happens.
Re: Log Processing popup menu by Philip Fass 3 years ago In case it helps anyone else, I think I've solved this disappearing LUT menu puzzle: While the clip is importing or after it's finished importing and been added to the timeline, no LUT menu. Quit FC a
using a LUT = paying for a plug-in? by Philip Fass 3 years ago Canon provides a free LUT for my camera, but it looks like I need to buy a 3rd party plug-in to use it. Is that right Hard to find a direct answer to that question. (LUT Uitility seems fine but I've b
DVD Menu Creation Tools by Cameron Hunt 5 years ago Hey All, First off, I tried searching the forums for an answer to this and did not see anything relevant to my question. If I managed to overlook it, I am sorry and would appreciate a link to the thre
Re: DVD Menu Creation Tools by Philip Fass 3 years ago When I switched from DVD SP to iDVD, I found this lesson extremely helpful for setting chapters: https: www.youtube.com watch v=GBwxleD3OS8
projects hidden by Event Manager X by Philip Fass 3 years ago Without thinking, I've upgraded OS X and FCP enough to make Event Manager X unusable. I have Final Cut Library Manager now, but still have this problem: I left some events and projects in the "hidden"
Re: projects hidden by Event Manager X by Jeff Kirkland 3 years ago It's been a long, long time since I used Event Manager X but apart from keeping track of what was where in its database, I don't remember it doing anything that you couldn't do manually in the Finder.
370: zebra problem by Philip Fass 7 years ago I have a SmallHD monitor attached to the rear SDI port of the camera. The camera's zebra switch is on, and in the output menu, I have both menus and zebras on for video out. The problem is that I only
solving a lighting puzzle by Philip Fass 7 years ago I know how to set up standard 3-point lighting for an interview (showing only the subject, not me), but I've never faced this set of challenges before. Small office, about 10 ft deep and 8 ft wide. No
field monitor for HPX370 by Philip Fass 7 years ago When you use an HD-SDI field monitor (such as the SmallHD 5.6), do you see HPX370 menus in the camera's LCD or on the field monitor
HPX370 USB host mode? by Philip Fass 8 years ago Using the HPX370. Toward the end of the manual, there are various things you can do with an external drive, like format the drive to "type S". Here's a typical set of instructions. 1. Switch to USB Ho
link to AVC-Intra codec? by Philip Fass 8 years ago Does anyone have current URL, ID, and password for the Intra codec I've requested it from Panny, but they're either slow to respond or I'm just not getting the reply. Thanks.
Diconic battery problem? by Philip Fass 8 years ago I have a Dionic 90 battery, not used for a while, that seems to take a full charge according to the LCD panel. But my HPX370 is giving me the steady warning light, high-pitched sound, and momentary vi
Neumann vs Sanken shotguns by Philip Fass 8 years ago I need a good, versatile shotgun that works decently indoors. I've read lots of comments that the CS-3e is the closest you can get to an "all-around" shotgun. But listening to the samples in Dan Brock
Re: Neumann vs Sanken shotguns by Philip Fass 8 years ago Eric, thanks. This is why I don't totally trust the samples I heard on that website. But if you have time, I'd be curious about your comments re the first set of CS-3e and Neumann 81i male, on-axis, i
any opinions on this kit? by Philip Fass 8 years ago I can get it for about $1900. http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 631735-REG DPA_Microphones_4017_R_4017_R_Professional_Short_Shotgun.html
Re: any opinions on this kit? by Philip Fass 8 years ago I wish I could try several, but I live hundreds of miles from the nearest dealer. I will say that in the comparison test Dan Brockett did several years ago, which included Sanken, Schoeps, Senn, etc.,
is this a safe bit rate? by Philip Fass 8 years ago Using 2-pass VBR in Apple Compressor, I got lots of artifacts but things look fine with CBR. Question is: do you think 6.8 is a safe bit rate for CBR, in terms of old cheap DVD players I can recompres
Re: New Cyberian - opinions? by Caitrin Boyer 8 years ago We have been using New Cyberian for all our DVD replication since 2000 and I must say they do offer the best value for my money. I tried out another vendor one time but got nothing but frustration.
ethical/financial question by Philip Fass 8 years ago I m planning the content of a documentary while I identify potential funding sources. The doc is about a specific group of disadvantaged people living in a town. One potential sponsor, a financial ins
Re: ethical/financial question by Philip Fass 8 years ago Only one financial entity currently gives the class, and they'll keep giving it whether or not we include it in the video. Offering the same kind of scene to a different entity, especially if they wer
eSATA or FW800? by Philip Fass 9 years ago Trying to decide whether to spend the time installing an eSATA extender cable or just plug in a FW800 into my 2007 Mac Pro. It's a 2-drive external RAID 1 that will be used for MOV files recorded from
have to choose now! by Philip Fass 9 years ago I've read everything I can find on fluos vs LEDs for key fill light in interviews. Already have a Mole 4-tube fluo and want to add one more light. What confuses me is that the advantages I read for LE
Re: have to choose now! by Philip Fass 9 years ago Well, that settles it. There's nothing about my Mole fluo's quality of light that I DON"T like...just need more of same. So I'll go for fluos and not aim for the trendy option.
battery charger prices by Philip Fass 9 years ago The charger that came with my Canon XL H1 is MIA. My replacement choices range from approx. $5.00 generics to mid-priced ($40.00 or so), up to the original Canon at over $100. What's the sweet spot he
Re: battery charger prices by Philip Fass 9 years ago Thank you all. Last night I grabbed a box of blank DVDs off a high shelf, and guess what was behind it ! But this will be very helpful if when I lose it again!
Re: DVD in movie theater? by Philip Fass 10 years ago Yup, I could do that, too. Meanwhile, I'm waiting to be told if they do anything other than film. (Theater's in a small community.)
calibrating low-end b'cast monitors by Philip Fass 10 years ago I've noticed that some of the more affordable 24" monitors, like the JVC DT-V24L1U and the HP Dreamcolor, have proprietary calibration systems that are PC-only. I'm a Mac user. Is the data stored in t
interpreting opinions on monitors by Philip Fass 11 years ago As I live a few hundred miles from any city that would have audio monitors, I have to rely on reviews and user opinions to a great extent-- at least to narrow down the choices. When I read the message
Re: interpreting opinions on monitors by Philip Fass 11 years ago Ty, it does help, although I realize that living in the boondocks is a big disadvantage for me. The opinions aren't much different from those for many consumer products. In each case, yoh have a bunch
Re: bought from Boynton Pro Audio? by John Fishback 11 years ago I've done business with them since the seveties. Never had a problem.John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz 8 GB RAM OS 10.5.4 QT7.5 Kona 3 Dual Cinema 23 ATI Radeon HD 3870 ATTO ExpressSAS R380 RAID Adapter, PDE
Genelec XLR daisy chaining by Philip Fass 11 years ago When you daisy chain two Genelec speakers through XLR, do both of them give you mono, or do they somehow separate the L R channels
Re: Genelec XLR daisy chaining by Philip Fass 11 years ago I'm surprised they would market the daisy-chain feature. I can't imagine many situations where you'd want the same audio coming out of each speaker. Unless in a multi-room setup, you'd connect all the
lens protection by Philip Fass 11 years ago I bought a Porta Brace Rain Slicker for my XL-H1. Not going to shoot in downpours, but if there's a drizzle I'll go ahead. My question is about protecting the lens itself, which remains exposed to the
Re: lens protection by Todd Terry 11 years ago Sure... screw on a clear UV filter and that will do the job. T2 __________________________________ Todd Terry Creative Director Fantastic Plastic Entertainment, Inc. fantasticplastic.com
LANC control -- am I missing anything by Philip Fass 11 years ago I have a Canon XL-H1 and recently tried (for first time) to use a Zoe remote zoom I'd bought over a year ago. I plugged it in but it didn't do anything...no lights, no zoom, no effect from buttons. Se
Re: LANC control -- am I missing anything by Philip Fass 11 years ago Right, but for controllers with a switch, it's always Panny at one setting and Canon Sony at the other -- implying those two share a protocol. If I have to spend more money, I think the guaranteed sol
which of these 2 file types? by Philip Fass 12 years ago My workflow is going to go from a Canon XL-H1 shooting HDV 60i, to DV Rack HD 2, to FCP 6. Both of the formats DVR captures in, MPEG2 and M2T, seem to require conversion through MPEG Streamclip. (If t
Arndt's new book by Philip Fass 12 years ago I just have to applaud the C4D Workshop book. It's a model of clarity, organization, and detail! One of the best I've seen for any software. I'd never tried C4D before, but I downloaded the sample cha
purchasing cinema 4d by Lavender 12 years ago The demo has convinced me to get aboard! questions. 1. What is the latest version for Mac Is it version 10 2. is it Intel compatible ( universal binary) 3. Is there academic pricing (university) 4. I
Re: purchasing cinema 4d by Philip Fass 12 years ago Go to a website like academicsuperstore.com -- you'll find the studio bundle for about $900 vs. the $2300 or so retail price. Free shipping, too.
C4D-related magazines by Philip Fass 12 years ago Are there any online or print magazines (in English) you'd recommend for C4D users I saw one on the web called 3D World, but it's not available locally.
Re: C4D-related magazines by Jason Lanier Brown 12 years ago i agree ...3D attack has a lot of great stuff . I would also recommend purchase of the 3Dfluff training DVD's. They are fantastic. Jason Brown Design Director Global Animations www.globalanimations.ne
Re: download v9 manual for v10? by Mylenium 12 years ago Philip Fass "Is that any good with 10, or likely to be more confusing than helpful " Half and half. It does not cover the new Fcurve editor, layer system, MOCCA3 and a plethora of other minor improve
What's in the box? by John Kaley 12 years ago Our IT department does all of our software installs. They claim that all that shipped with vers.10 was the install disk and a Quickstart manual. Is this true Is all of the documentation electronic now