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Robert Broussard

Member Since:
March 31st 2002
88 Posts
Need advice on hooking up a presentation computer to a Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio switcher
by Leonard Teo 8 years ago
Hi guys, My church recently invested in getting an ATEM Television Studio switcher and HD cameras to upgrade its video ministry and it works really well! We're very satisfied with its results. One of
Re: Need advice on hooking up a presentation computer to a Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio switcher
by Robert Broussard 8 months ago
Hi there, I have a need to connect any Presenter laptop to my ATM. At the moment we have some older Lenix the computers that I ll put 1028x768 and that don t work, even with a Decimator. I know that m
QNAP edit suites upgrade plan- sourced from Bob Zelin's posts. :)
by Hamish Boyd 1 year ago
G'day all. I've forever been snooping around here hoovering up bits of info but been a while since I posted something.... I'm about to push go on NAS upgrade for our 2 edit suites... And I think I've
Re: QNAP edit suites upgrade plan- sourced from Bob Zelin's posts. :)
by Robert Broussard 1 year ago
Hi Bob, Bob Zelin "Why would you do this on your professional video shared storage solution " Sorry for the confusion, the POE devices and associated traffic are on a separate VLAN and no security cam
QNAP TVS-1282T3 real world review
by Neil Sadwelkar 2 years ago
A real world review of the QNAP TVS-1282T3 with a comparison with a Synology is up on YouTube. With a mention of Red 8k editing over this box. Does anyone have other read-write figures for this box Pa
Re: QNAP TVS-1282T3 real world review
by Robert Broussard 2 years ago
Bob, now that we are 5 months later and that some of your favorites have been discontinued. What QNAP boxes are currently standing out as favorites Does the Thunderbolt ports on some boxes have any va
Promise SANLink2 vs. iMac Pro 10gbe
by Brian Covalt 2 years ago
For the last couple years I've been using a couple SANLink2 adapters to get 10gbe on my server and client machines (that have thunderbolt, for older machines, using a PCI card to get 10gbe). I've neve
Re: Promise SANLink2 vs. iMac Pro 10gbe
by Robert Broussard 2 years ago
Bob, what backup options do you recommend for this running the TS-1685 Thanks, Robert Bob Zelin "QNAP TS-1685. I will contact you. Bob Zelin Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. bobzelin@icloud.com"
Need advise for new 120 TB raid system
by Laurens de Groot 3 years ago
Hi all, Yet another NAS question! We currently have a 12-Bay 4TB Accusys (A12S2-ps) connected as DAS to a single computer, but need to add more space (don t you just love RAW ) One option would of cou
Re: Need advise for new 120 TB raid system
by Robert Broussard 3 years ago
Bob, the rack mount is very attractive. I'm not sure where I'm going to put a big box and another big box as a backup. The only negative thing about the rack mount is that they are often have a very n
FCP X 10.3.2 and QNAP shared storage
by Bob Zelin 3 years ago
Hi - I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the new QNAP operating system that supports Apple document HT207128, which discusses FCP X 10.3 shared storage. I have done tests in 3 facilities, mo
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Re: FCP X 10.3.2 and QNAP shared storage
by Robert Broussard 3 years ago
Bob, I noticed that the IronWolf drives are rated at only half the MTBF of an HGST enterprise drive and the reliability specs indicate there is some limit to the usage level. That is, it's apparently
Best Practices For Archiving Video?
by Brendon Holland 3 years ago
So, I need to archive a TON of HD video. So far, I've been archiving video as H.264 files, but now that I'm 17TB into my available 21TB on my NAS, I'm looking for a more efficient method. Is there a b
Re: Best Practices For Archiving Video?
by Kevin Carlson 3 years ago
What did you end up doing Best to archive the highest quality file version possible. For many, that would not be H.264 or 5, but ProRes...
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CatDV Import Error--How to resolve?
by Robert Broussard 9 years ago
I just downloaded a trial version of CatDV Pro and dragged in a folder containing AVCHD assets from a Canon HF-S20. It imported 69 clips but failed to import one clip (#31). I tried to reimport via th
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Re: CatDV Import Error--How to resolve?
by Robert Broussard 9 years ago
bryson jones "Clarify for me if you will, you're doing a bunch of the same file type and one doesn't work Or is it a different file type " I did a bunch at one time and one failed... I think it was i
Basic RAID for Final Cut Mac Pro System
by Dawn Grrl 10 years ago
Hello Creative Cow Smarties. I am looking for the plain basics of benefit and setup for a RAID array for a Final Cut Studio. MAC Pro (8 Core 2.26 Intel Xeon) ODX 10.6.3. I understand RAID 5 is prefera
Re: Basic RAID for Final Cut Mac Pro System
by Robert Broussard 9 years ago
Kevin, I would like to hear more about the RAID you've built for yourself. Could send me a private message Thanks, Robert rjb_online *at* mac dot com
Anyone tried Seagate 1.5TB drives in RAID on Mac Pro?
by Richard Frack 11 years ago
These things just came out and are cheap, but i called the Apple store and they said "we only support 1TB drives up to 4TB" which doesn't mean they wouldn't work just that they don't promise anything.
Re: Anyone tried Seagate 1.5TB drives in RAID on Mac Pro?
by Robert Broussard 11 years ago
What about the performance... have you evaluated that part of the change to these new drives Thanks, Robert
Creating Logo & Business Cards...
by Robert Broussard 11 years ago
I've not carried business cards in a long time and wanted to correct that... I started to order something template-based via VistaPrint.... but, I was thinking that it would be far better if the desig
Anyone using DLT, SDLT, LTO for archiving?
by Bob Woodhead 12 years ago
Want to find the most cost-effective route to archive onto data tape from OSX."Constituo, ergo sum" Bob Woodhead Atlanta www.CoolNewMedia.net Quantel-Avid-FCP-3D-Crayola Panasonic HPX500
Re: Anyone using DLT, SDLT, LTO for archiving?
by Robert Broussard 12 years ago
Peter, Bob and others... Please tell us about your new LTO4 drive. How much data backing up What software Mac or Windows OS How much compression on video files Thanks, Robert
Backup & Archival Plan--eSATA, SAS, & BOB.
by Robert Broussard 12 years ago
Okay so the title was intended as an attention-getter--Hello! :) I have a need for a better backup system for the office (1 Mac Pro and 1 MacBook Pro) locally that can also be used to rotate media off
Re: Backup & Archival Plan--eSATA, SAS, & BOB.
by Robert Broussard 12 years ago
Joe Murray "It sounds like you require a much more robust backup process than I do. Good luck with your solution. " Joe & Bob & Ramona, thanks for the replies. Bob, I will email you privately--thanks
Backup/Archive--External Drive-swapping Storage...
by Robert Broussard 12 years ago
I'm seeking a recommendation for a compelling backup solution (backing up MacPro and MBP). I prefer to have at least two drives online for backup (A B) and I will always keep one or two offline and of
Re: Backup/Archive--External Drive-swapping Storage...
by Robert Broussard 12 years ago

can anyone advise how best to upgrade our suite?
by Richard Sutcliffe 13 years ago
Hi, We are looking to upgrade our currently basic G5 FCP edit suite. Our needs are thus... We work primarily in SD but are shooting on the HVX's so will increasingly be looking to work with DVCPRO HD.
Re: can anyone advise how best to upgrade our suite?
by Robert Broussard 13 years ago
walter biscardi "The Kona 3 gives you digital inputs and some analog outputs. If you have an analog deck or an HDV deck, you will need something like the AJA HD10AVA converter to convert a component
DVD Media Source...?
by Robert Broussard 13 years ago
Please recommend a high-quality DVD (and CD) media source. At the moment, we are not printing directly to the media; yet, assume that we will require ink-jet compatible media printed via an Epson R300
Re: DVD Media Source...?
by Robert Broussard 13 years ago
Many thanks, I will look into this recommendation. Robert
Why So Ugly? Tale of a GL1...
by Robert Broussard 13 years ago
Wow, I was just reviewing some video from my (personal use) GL1 (via a disc created with iDVD 6 using the OneStep DVD option) and was less than impressed with the results. It just seemed dull with lim
Re: Why So Ugly? Tale of a GL1...
by Robert Broussard 13 years ago
Ben Holmes "All DVD material is pretty poor really, especially footage derived from a camcorder. Those Hollywood DVD encodes really are an exercise in engineering excellence" Yes, good points guys...
Recommended A/V Cable/Connector Source
by Robert Broussard 13 years ago
Please recommend a professional-quality source for audio and video cabling supplies. For now, I need some pre-made runs... later, we may want to terminate our own premise wiring, via patch-bays etc...
Re: Recommended A/V Cable/Connector Source
by Robert Broussard 13 years ago
walter biscardi "www.markertek.com they have everything and they also make custom cables, patch panels and wall plates." I've heard that before... my impression was that they were more discount and b
Professional Voiceover Setup
by Robert Broussard 14 years ago
I need to make some equipment decisions with regard to professional voice-over recording. I need the following: a) Mic b) Pre-amp c) Compressor Limiter d) Stand e) A D Converter. I bet the rich, warm,
Re: Professional Voiceover Setup
by David Jones 14 years ago
Something along the line of the U87 you suggested into the Vt737sp via Mogami cable should work fine. I tend to run the mic pre flat, no EQ no compression when doing VO work, and add the compressor in
Tutorial resume tapes....NEED TO STOP!!!
by TeeRav 14 years ago
a little off topic but i sware if i see one more resume tape with elements directly from creative cows tutorials, im going to kick a hole directly through my display, run outside, soak myself with ga
Re: Tutorial resume tapes....NEED TO STOP!!!
by Robert Broussard 14 years ago
TeeRav "if i see one more resume tape with elements directly from creative cows tutorials, im going to kick a hole directly through my display..." What media is being abused I was not aware of ANY su
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