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Rafael Metz

Member Since:
April 11th 2008
110 Posts
100 posts
Low Performance iMac Retina i7 and AE
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Hello, we have the new iMac Retina i7 here and are working on some AE stuff in 1080p25. With pre rendering the sequence for playback we see that AE only plays it back at around 19fps and not realtime
Re: Low Performance iMac Retina i7 and AE
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
The project is nothing special from my point of view. We are talking about a camera flight through some cloud layers. The layers have a warp effect and there is some color correction. Preview is slow
Dropped frames / XAVC / iMac Retina i7 / MC8.2
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Hi there, I m a quite irritated - we have the new iMac Retina i7 16GB M295X and a Pegasus R6 Raid; running Yosemite and MC 8.2. We have a Blackmagic UltraStudio Express but not yet connected. We have
Re: Dropped frames / XAVC / iMac Retina i7 / MC8.2
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Hmm, we ve unstalled 8.2, installed 7.0.3 but it skips starting up looking for a specific file - maybe OSX 10.10 and 7.0.3 are not compatible...
AVID 8.2 / iMac Retina - downgrade OS X
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Hi there, we re going to upgrade our 2010 MacPro to a Retina iMac 27" i7. Right now Avid has not certified OS X Yosemite yet so we need to use Mavericks or even Mountain Lion. Has someone already expe
Re: AVID 8.2 / iMac Retina - downgrade OS X
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
We ordered the iMac some days ago and it s estimated delivery is in about two weeks...
4k Sony F55 RAW - Editing system upgrade
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Hello all, I ve no idea where to post this post - so I choose AVID. Right now we use a mid 2010 MacPro with BMD Extreme 3D and a Sonnet Raid (esata). For our daily HD work it s working fine but our So
Re: 4k Sony F55 RAW - Editing system upgrade
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Thanks, guys! Which codec is the 4k XAVC or even RAW
Morphing motion / plugins?
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Hi there, I want to morph footage with motion - people turning their head etc. As far as I ve researched there are two plugins: RE:Flex and BCC Morph. I was wondering why there are not so many resourc
Re: Morphing motion / plugins?
by Rafael Metz 5 years ago
Thank you! My problem is morphing a moving picture - stills are no real problem. I don t know if Re:Flex or BCC can handle moving images in that sense that you can change parameters within time and th
Avid Media Files Project -> Folder
by Rafael Metz 6 years ago
Hi there, I guess this has been asked before but I haven t found a solution yet. I d like to know if and how a project can be linked to a special folder in the avid media files structure. E.G. I creat
Re: Avid Media Files Project -> Folder
by Rafael Metz 6 years ago
Too bad - things could have been so easy :-) Thanks! Rafael
Nikon D-800 DSLR Video..Anybody?
by Marshall Thompson 7 years ago
Hi, guys, is anybody using the Nikon D-800 yet for DSLR video As a long-time Nikon fan with a lot of great old school glass I'd love to hear of your experiences. Cheers! Marshall Thompson, prvideo.tv
Re: Nikon D-800 DSLR Video..Anybody?
by Rafael Metz 7 years ago
Hi, having used Nikon stuff over the last years I really liked the advent of the D800! We now have shot a couple of different projects with the D800 and even at 38deg celsius right in the sun the came
Nikon D800 & Shuttle
by Rafael Metz 7 years ago
Hey there, I just wanted to ask if there are new insights about the combination Nikon D800 and the Shuttle 2 Competitor Atomos seem to work pretty good... Greetings Rafael
Re: Nikon D800 & Shuttle
by Fred Pedersen 6 years ago
Hi Chuck, thanks, this is a great help on the way to getting the best from the HDS II and Nikon d800 combo. Through your post I have discovered JES, which seems to be a godsend to this problem and man
Shuttle DNxHD MXF no playback
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hi there, another Hyperdeck Shuttle feature seems to be that when recording in DNxHD MXF the file cannot be viewed in playback. We tried during camera test with a F3 to record in DNxHD MXF and QT. Whe
Re: Shuttle DNxHD MXF no playback
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hi Kristian, thank you for the info! Good news! I ll check that version. We shot the last project downgrading again to 2.0 - that worked well! Next week I ll have a new project and try out the 3.0. Th
Update on SSD list for Hyperdeck?
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hello, the market shows up with new SSDs but on the Blackmagic website there are only the same SSDs since the release of the Hyperdecks. I ve used OCZ Vertex and after 4-5 months it was finally defect
Re: Update on SSD list for Hyperdeck?
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
The Crucial C300 series seem to be EOL. Is the M4 series an alternative
Shuttle 2???
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hello, I ve just read about the Hyperdeck Shuttle 2. Does this mean I can throw my Shuttle right into trash because DNxHD recording will not be able with it via software update Greetings Rafael
Re: Shuttle 2???
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
And they do say: "It is worth remembering that HyperDeck Shuttle 1 is still able to provide the best possible recording quality with uncompressed video, and that this is the purpose the device was des
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Thank´s for now...
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
After a walk through hell (and still walking) called PPro & Decklink I ll now upgrade my Avid license. PPro will need so major improvements in many parts to be a reliable tool. And I don t care if it
Re: Thank´s for now...
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
None of the known NLEs is perfect - we all know that. We hope so, but meanwhile we need to look for the best working solution. And this could be a different product for each one of us because of the d
The more I work with PPro the worse it gets
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hello there, I work with PPro CS5.5 for a while now and after a phase of enthusiasm reality screams for CS6 or Avid. Right now I suffer the following: Canon footage export to ProRes HQ Color Grading w
Re: The more I work with PPro the worse it gets
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Today was another day of PPro hell. Working with a rendered file out of AE (with Animation codec) PPro didn t play audio sync any more. After a restart the playback was correct again. Pulling the Anim
MC 6 release - PPro?
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hey there, after the release of MC6 with a major update Adobe needs to step up soon. And hopefully significantly earlier than April May 2012! Apart from many already requested features I hope the supp
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Re: MC 6 release - PPro?
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Todd, I deleted that file as described but it doesn t have no effect on playback monitoring. It still stops after some seconds.
Apple Posts New Videos Comparing FCPX to Adobe & Avid
by Andrew Richards 8 years ago
Look under the MacBook Pro... Best, Andy
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Alan Okey liked this 8 years ago
Re: Apple Posts New Videos Comparing FCPX to Adobe & Avid
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
I know - I use Lightroom and the keywords only a little... No, my comment was more about: I use "keywords", like the comment tab, scene take tabs we find in MC or FCP. I don t say that is bad at all b
If you have to switch today...
by Armando Ciurana 8 years ago
This is pretty much my reality, I have to make a expansion plan for the next year, today and I have been considering switching both of our on-line systems (now FCS 3) to Avid Autodesk Black Magic. I m
Re: If you have to switch today...
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
I started with Avid years ago, worked with Media 100, FCP. Having two FCP suites I tested PPro5.5 and have now finished a project (find the result in the forum in the Adobe Premiere Pro section) with
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AE CS 3 - which OS
by Rafael Metz 11 years ago
Hi there, I have still problems with AE CS3 on my MacPro Dual Core 2.66 5GB RAM in terms of the frame buffer...could it be solution to change from OS X 10.4.11 to 10.5.x Any experiences Greetings Rafa
Re: AE CS 3 - which OS
by Darby Edelen 11 years ago
Probably not. I would recommend reading up on AE's memory & cache settings and optimization in the AE user manual (press F1 while in AE).Darby EdelenLead DesignerLeft Coast DigitalSanta Cruz, CA
720p50 -> 720p25 50fps
by Rafael Metz 11 years ago
Hi there, I just received the material from a shooting (HVX200) which was supposed to be shot in slowmotion (50fps). The camera was set to 720p50...hmpf...so, is there any chance to import the materia
Re: 720p50 -> 720p25 50fps
by Rafael Metz 11 years ago
Finally I found a solution: Use CinemaTools - open a clip, Conform to 25p and there you go! It s 50fps Slowmotion.
720p50 -> 720p25 50fpd
by Rafael Metz 11 years ago
Hi there, I just received the material from a shooting (HVX200) which was supposed to be shot in slowmotion (50fps). The camera was set to 720p50...hmpf...so, is there any chance to import the materia
AE 7.0 no preview problem
by Rafael Metz 12 years ago
Hi there, I switched back to AE 7.0 because AE CS3 has render memory problems and there seems to be no working solution... :- So, I have the following problem with 7.0. When I work on a project and I
Re: AE 7.0 no preview problem
by Rafael Metz 12 years ago
Thank you! It worked :-)
AE CS3 Image Buffer Horror / RAM hell
by Rafael Metz 12 years ago
Hi there, I have the complete horror with AE CS3 8.0.2 on my MacPro 2.66 with 5GB RAM. AE has serious problems allocating memory image buffer. The problem occurs when rendering a movie and then (after
Re: AE CS3 Image Buffer Horror / RAM hell
by Rafael Metz 12 years ago
Hi Ben, thank you for your answer. Super-large images are not used in this actual project. I do use the german version of AE and I m not sure if I find this one: When rendering, you should look at aut
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