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Philip Ohler

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March 22nd 2002
78 Posts
Audio issues with CS6 Kona 3
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
I just installed the Aja drivers and I notice there is a lot of audio dropout. Anyone else experience this. I have a Mac Pro 2,1 with a Kona 3 Greg Jones D7,Inc.
Re: Audio issues with CS6 Kona 3
by Philip Ohler 5 years ago
A little late to this post but wanted to get some feedback. Setting system sound settings to digital in out seems to make the PP6 audio playback much better. Problem now is any audio played through ot
Smoke 2013 compatibility
by Nigel Thompson 5 years ago
Hey Guys: Wondering about compatibility with hardware for my newe finishing system :D Coming in September of course...... Since she works on minis and iMacs etc now.... Will the new smoke work with IO
Re: Smoke 2013 compatibility
by Philip Ohler 5 years ago
Autodesk has been demoing Smoke 2013 on stock MacBook Pros and iMacs at NAB. Might say something about the future of the Mac Pro. Sonnet and Magnum are showing off PCIe expander boxes via thunderbolt.
Media Manager Not Trimming
by Kian McKellar 7 years ago
I'm going through and slimming down the old projects which are probably never going to be pulled again. Trying to use media manager to slim down a 2 10gig files that I used about 20 seconds of. I've w
Media manager not trimming
by Philip Ohler 7 years ago
Okay we got the reel numbers but the media won't trim. Over 1TB of ProRes LT source material edited down to a 12 minute sequence wants to be just under 1TB. Any other ideas
Outputting a matte
by Philip Ohler 7 years ago
I've pulled a key on some green screen footage and want to output a matte from that key as a file or output a file with embedded alpha. Can't for the life of me figure this out. Any help would be appr
Re: Outputting a matte
by Tom Tortoriello 7 years ago
Hi. What Moody said will get you the FILL and Matte on to the desktop (source area). The software "buttons" are to the right of the MEDIA menu (center right) in the ACTION module. Onced the FILL and M
HD to SD downconvert
by Philip Ohler 7 years ago
Is there a best practice when downconverting in Smoke. We've had lots of issues with the way FCP and even AE downconvert and was hoping Smoke may be our solution. We get lots of aliasing on fine detai
Re: HD to SD downconvert
by Barry Goch 7 years ago
Phil, For a short piece, like a spot or promo, just use the resize tool on the desktop. Say you also need to change the frame-rate, like 23.98 HD to SD 29.97, I'd add pull-down in HD first, then do a
Sharing Motion Templates
by Mark Pinder 8 years ago
Hi: We have numerous edit suites, and we need to share motion templates between the suites. We have been doing this by placing a copy of the templates into the local motion templates folders on each c
Re: Sharing Motion Templates
by Philip Ohler 7 years ago
Josh, Nice post. Of course what would really solve this is if Apple would just write into the app the ability to save your templates to another location. I'm sure they never thought about shared envir
Smoke on a MacBookPro.... It Works !!! A Few workable bugs.
by Jean-Marc Laurin 7 years ago
I am currently testing smoke on a 2.93GHz macBookPro It seems to be working fine, but when I upgraded my finalcutstudio to version 3, conflicts seem to arise. I have an eSATA ProAvio 4x diskdrive runn
Re: Smoke on a MacBookPro.... It Works !!! A Few workable bugs.
by Philip Ohler 7 years ago
Yeah I've run into the IP issue. Turns out my MBP isn't booting into 64bit kernel. That could be a problem.
Capture ProRes @ 720x480
by Philip Ohler 8 years ago
Anyone know if it's possible to capture ProRes 422 in a 720x480 frame size Even if I set the capture settings to that size the resulting captured video is still 720x486. Using a Kona 3 to bring in tap
Re: Capture ProRes @ 720x480
by Philip Ohler 8 years ago
Gary, The 480 issue is base on 1 big issue. Much of our content comes from DVDs, whether it be directors reels or commercial reels of spot from within our agency. DVD is 720x480. What we have found is
Kona 3 crashing FCP?
by Philip Ohler 9 years ago
Running FCP 5.1.4 on a PowerMac G5 Quad Core, OS 10.4.11, QT 7.5 and Kona 3.4 over an XSAN. Over the last week I noticed tremendous latency when click off Final Cut and clicking back into it. I would
Re: Kona 3 crashing FCP?
by gary adcock 9 years ago
Philip Ohler "Running FCP 5.1.4 on a PowerMac G5 Quad Core, OS 10.4.11, QT 7.5 and Kona 3.4 over an XSAN" try updating to the V5.1 NDD drivers. IMHO the kona 3.4 drivers should not be used on the Tig
How about a font missing warning?
by Philip Ohler 9 years ago
We have 7 Final Cut Pro workstations which are all on a LAN and XSAN at the ad agency I work at. The workstations have fonts loaded from Font Rerserve which serves fonts to the entire agency(upwards o
Re: How about a font missing warning?
by Philip Ohler 9 years ago
Amen Tim. And you would think given that it seems all the necessary information code lives within the project file that someone could write an applescript or automator action for this. I've emailed th
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