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Robert Ober

Independent IT consultant.
Member Since:
January 1st 2006
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Houston, TX
workflow 4k to be exported in 1080
by Federico Palumbo 1 year ago
Hi I have 4k footage to be finally exported in 1080. I work with Avid, I would to know best workflow to have reframe option with some footage. I have also an old mac so please consider... i need proxy
Re: workflow 4k to be exported in 1080
by Robert Ober 1 year ago
And if it's real 4K, not UHD you will need the Studio version of Resolve. The standard free version of Resolve only works up to UHD. Take it EZ, Robert
Scaling Avid Full Screen Playback (cropping to 2.39:1)
by Noe Dodson 1 year ago
Dear all, I am working on a feature film and we would like to be able to use the entire 4k monitor for playback. We are shooting on the Alexa Mini with Arriscope (2.8k), so we bought a wide 34" 4K mon
Re: Scaling Avid Full Screen Playback (cropping to 2.39:1)
by Robert Ober 1 year ago
Is the monitor really 4K That would be an expensive Pro monitor attached to a video output device. I suspect you bought a UHD monitor. Robert
1920 workflow to 4k
by Les Orell 1 year ago
Hey everyone, I'm a bit confused about 4k workflows and I need help! I edited a project in a 1920x 1080 setting on Avid. Now I would like to add new clips that have vfx, those are 4k clips. I linked t
Re: 1920 workflow to 4k
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Don't change the project to 4K keep it 1080. Use frame flex on tge new shots to cope with any aspect changes. Are they true 4K or UHD That's important. Send an AAF to resolve rather than an EDL. Doesn
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Apple Mac Pro "Monolith" for Video Editing
by Thomas Hanser 1 year ago
I have to upgrade my aging Mac Pro 2008 to a newer machine and I'm considering the Mac Pro 3.7GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5 or similar. This is the newer style machine that resembles a black cylinder an
Re: Apple Mac Pro "Monolith" for Video Editing
by Robert Ober 1 year ago
At this point I would buy TB3 drives when you are ready to step up. New Macs and a few Windows machines now have TB3. You can use TB2 drives on a new Mac with an adapter. At least my LACIE Rugged Raid
Artifacts on MP4 playback - Quicktime problem??
by Ann Clark 1 year ago
Hello all, I have recently discovered that some MP4 video clips do not play back correctly on my (ancient) MacPro running OSX 10.6.8. I am seeing the same issue for clips sent to me to play back on my
Re: Artifacts on MP4 playback - Quicktime problem??
by Robert Ober 1 year ago
Try the clip in VLC. QT Player is notorious for color and gamma shifts. https: www.videolan.org vlc download-macosx.html And let us know. Robert
Nvidia driver.
by John Keating 3 years ago
I know this has been posted but I cant for the life of me find where. I have an NVIDIA GTX 670 and I recently updated to 8.6.1 I am getting choppy playback and I believe it is due to the driver Im usi
Re: Nvidia driver.
by Robert Ober 3 years ago
Hey, Nvidea web drivers are at: http: www.nvidia.com Download Find.aspx lang=en-us For my Macs I often have to cheat the selection and tell it I have a GTX 680 since that card was actually produced fo
MC on two computers
by Ewan Michael Riley 3 years ago
I plan to buy a new computer soon and want to run MC on it, rather than on my current one. Am I correct in assuming that I can install MC on both computers but since I have only one license, I can act
Re: MC on two computers
by Robert Ober 3 years ago
Ewan Michael Riley "I plan to buy a new computer soon and want to run MC on it, rather than on my current one. Am I correct in assuming that I can install MC on both computers but since I have only o
From Da Vinci to AVID
by Josh Carley 4 years ago
Hey everyone, I've just started using DaVinci Resolve for dailies, and I'm working on a project where the editor needs files transcoded so that they can import (not link) them into AVID Media Composer
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Re: From Da Vinci to AVID
by Hans Wurst 3 years ago
you are right! it wasnt creating them, because they had a different resolution then the former ones.
No Audio when exporting clips
by Liz Parham 4 years ago
Importing Sony F55 XAVC footage with TC + audio with TC. I auto sync with TC + append tracks, create a timeline from the selected clips, add timeline to render queue as individual source clips with ex
Re: No Audio when exporting clips
by Robert Ober 3 years ago
Marc Wielage "I did an XAVC F55 project back in January, and I definitely delivered in ProRes 444 with audio." There were versions of Resolve that did handle XAVC-I correctly. Also my testing has mos
.ts file of 1080i episodes
by Jon Henry 9 years ago
Hello all, A local broadcaster is asking us for h.264 encoded .ts files of one of our series (1080i). I tried encoding such a file using Sorenson, but could not end up with a file with the ".ts" exten
Re: .ts file of 1080i episodes
by Robert Ober 3 years ago
The OP is wanting to DELIVER h.264 in a .ts container. I would see if VLC will do it. Y'all take it EZ, Robert Robert A. Ober IT Consultant, Vidcaster, & Freelancer www.infohou.com Houston, TX
Nvidia Drivers and 8.5.
by John Keating 4 years ago
I recently installed 8.5. The new Nvidia drivers that come in the utilities folders are for quadro cards only. There are no drivers for the GTX users that will drive 8.5 properly. I had artifacts and
Re: Nvidia Drivers and 8.5.
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Check the compatibility list on the Avid site. I believe it list the correct Nvidia drivers needed for a particular version. I think it is also in the release notes. Good Fortune, Robert Robert A. Obe
News: First Live 4K Broadcast Made Possible with MTVG's 39 Flex and FUJINON Lenses
by Cow News Droid 4 years ago
(Wayne, New Jersey--March 21, 2016) When the world's best golfers tee it up at the Augusta National course on April 7, U.S. viewers can experience for the first time the astonishing nuance and detail
Re: News: First Live 4K Broadcast Made Possible with MTVG's 39 Flex and FUJINON Lenses
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Not 4K but UHD, correct Please use the correct term. Robert Robert A. Ober IT Consultant, Vidcaster, & Freelancer www.infohou.com Houston, TX
Resolve won't start
by jeremie galan 4 years ago
New install of windows 10 i7 5960x , dual titan x ( not and 64gb of ram. Resolve won't start. i ve unsintalled and reinstalled it again and again, i double click on the resolve icon and nothing happen
Re: Resolve won't start
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Do you get an error Tried different Nvidia driver Turned off Firewall and antivirus Robert Robert A. Ober IT Consultant, Vidcaster, & Freelancer www.infohou.com Houston, TX
Panasonic Varicam 4k/2k P2 Footage with Avid MC 8.4 on 2009 8 core Macpro slow as @$%^! Any thoughts
by Derm Carberry 4 years ago
I'm linking to the 2k sub recorder lower res footage from the Pana v35. All works well until I start building a larger seq of over 20mins then the system rebels. Up to 20mins to open the sequence. Set
Re: Panasonic Varicam 4k/2k P2 Footage with Avid MC 8.4 on 2009 8 core Macpro slow as @$%^! Any thoughts
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Derm Carberry "There is 16gbs of RAM, no h.264. The format is AVC-Intra 2K422 from the sub recorder of the Panasonic V35." AVC-Intra IS h.264. It is intra frame as opposed to the long GOP formats tha
8.5 update for MC not showing up in the Application Manager
by John Keating 4 years ago
I am not certain how to update MC from 8.4 to 8.5 when it does not show up in the application manager. Can someone help me get in the right direction. Best, John
Re: 8.5 update for MC not showing up in the Application Manager
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Download it from your My Avid. Robert
Sony AS7 Mark II Footage Issues In AVID
by Nikhil Nath 4 years ago
Hi Intelligent Folks, : Please help me to figure out a way to work with Sony DSLR cameras. :( People here are crazily shooting in random frame rates up to 119.88 fps. The footage comes as .MP4 and .MT
Re: Sony AS7 Mark II Footage Issues In AVID
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Nikhil Nath "Is there any way I can transcode these footages and AMA link it or Import it inside Media Composer " Have you tried Resolve PM me and I will try it if you want to share a clip somewhere.
Online from DIT Dailies to Native
by Evan Griffin 4 years ago
I'm coloring a feature that was shot on Alexa and edited in Avid. I just want to get an AAF or EDL into Resolve of the online edit. The movie was cut using DIT dailies that the DIT transcoded from the
Re: Online from DIT Dailies to Native
by Michael Phillips 4 years ago
It all starts with the dailies process and ensuring that there is a consistent method by which REEL ID is going to be defined. Some camera formats have an 8 character embedded (Red and Arri for exampl
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Increasing Memory / Speed on Older 2009 Mac Pro
by Jerry Levine 4 years ago
Is it worth it to increase my Mac Pro's memory I have an early 2009 2 x 2.2.93 Ghz Quad Core Intel Xeon computer with 32GB of 1066 Mhz DDR3 ECC memory. I see upgrade chips that can give me 128GB of ne
Re: Increasing Memory / Speed on Older 2009 Mac Pro
by John Pale 4 years ago
Probably won't help much unless you use multiple programs at once. MC won't really use that much RAM. What you are asking about is more related to drive throughout and processor speed, Resist the temp
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Avid and AVCHD Workflow
by Marissa Gouverne 4 years ago
Hello! I'm totally stuck here--I'm assisting on a documentary that has a lot of mixed media problems. So the main project is conducted on MC7.4, 1080p 29.97. I'm trying to figure out what to do with m
Re: Avid and AVCHD Workflow
by Shane Ross 4 years ago
Marissa Gouverne "media from SD cards, taken from a AF100 camera, with a format of 1080i 60 (though when I AMA link in Avid, the format comes up as 1080i 29.97--is this normal )." Yes. 1080i60 runs a
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LTO Roadmap and LTO-7 inquiries
by Tim Jones 6 years ago
Hi Folks, We've been being asked quite a bit lately as to the LTO roadmap and the schedule for LTO-7's release. Some of this is from people concerned about their data growth when moving to either 4K o
Re: LTO Roadmap and LTO-7 inquiries
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Hey Tim, I am a BRU user with LTO 6 HP External. Any update on the LTO 7 progress Thanks, Robert Robert A. Ober IT Consultant, Vidcaster, & Freelancer www.infohou.com Houston, TX
Macbook Pro battles with Resolve
by Rignold Haywood 4 years ago
My Macbook Pro battles to playback video and audio. I've tried various types of media from different cameras(EX3, C300, F55 etc). I'm hoping that it's an issue that will be addressed as all my other
Re: Macbook Pro battles with Resolve
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Rignold Haywood "My Macbook Pro battles to playback video and audio. I've tried various types of media from different cameras(EX3, C300, F55 etc). I'm hoping that it's an issue that will be addressed
Field Rendering issue in DaVinci 12 Beta
by Katy Lock 4 years ago
Hi there We are trying to render out 1080i50 Apple ProRes HQ clips in DaVinci 12 Beta. We have checked the 'Enable Field Processing' box in the project settings and also the 'Field Rendering' box on t
Re: Field Rendering issue in DaVinci 12 Beta
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Katy Lock "Yes, we have tried both of those things. It still outputs a progressive clip." Sounds like a bug. I would go back to Resolve 11. Hope you get it worked out:-)
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DaVinci Resolve 12 - freezes at certain timecode
by kathrine grams 4 years ago
Hi everyone, I have a strange problem with a project, which is really frustrating. It might be something easy to correct, but since I am fairly new in the grading world, I would be really grateful for
Re: DaVinci Resolve 12 - freezes at certain timecode
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
As you may realize Resolve 12 is a BETA. So if you are new to grading I would suggest you remove 12 and install 11. Good Fortune, Robert
MacPro reboots after switching to GTX 980
by Emilio Batungbacal 4 years ago
I've just recently upgraded my GPUs from GTX 285s to GTX 690s. Resolve runs fine for a few minutes then the Mac just reboots. I suspect the CUDA drivers but I'm wondering if there is something else I
Re: MacPro reboots after switching to GTX 980
by Robert Ober 4 years ago
Greg White "i was having a similar problem the 980 drivers are unstable and i could not find a solution, i had a ATI 5770 slot 2 for the gui and a nvidia 980Ti in slot one, after countless hours of e
Syntheyes Not Stabilizing
by Robert Ober 5 years ago
Hello Folks, I am trying to stablize a video shot from a moving vehicle. I cannot seem to get the video to stablize in Syntheyes. The best I have gotten so far is from AE's Warp Stabilizer and it is n
Re: Syntheyes Not Stabilizing
by Matthew Sorrels 5 years ago
You can't feed that shot as is into Syntheyes. It's really three shots. The jump cut at frame 353 is obvious, but Syntheyes really doesn't like the shot at the beginning once the road completely moves
Does anyone out there have a Proavio EB400CR?
by Jorge Hernandez 6 years ago
I am looking into buying a Proavio EB400CR since this is a raid that seems to offer everything for my purposes. I am looking into a raid drive that has JBOD capabilities and Proavio seems to be my ans
Re: Does anyone out there have a Proavio EB400CR?
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Salvador Garza "Were you able to hook up your LTO drive to the areca card " Well, It will connect but the RAID card will not recognize the tape drive. I called them and they said they have no support
Creative Studio Array / Raid / HD Headache
by Ethan Finkelstein 6 years ago
So I would love to have some input on how some of you guys handle your data storage. We are currently operating on 45TBs of data and I have a nightmare of management of these data pieces over a few pi
Re: Creative Studio Array / Raid / HD Headache
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Chris Murphy "LTFS is supported on LTO6, they aren't mutually exclusive." Wasn't say they were. My point was to suggest that folks not use LTFS due to some of it's issues. It might be OK in a larger
Proavio EB400CR Numbers Wanted Still
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
This is frustrating. I too am looking for real numbers for throughput using SATA 6Gb s from my Mac Pro. Anybody run a test AJA test preferably. RAID 0, please. Proavio website shows a test with JBOD a
Re: Proavio EB400CR
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Hey, I disagree. It shouldn't take much to revise it. I think many folks are too quick to defend companies. They are taking care of me by letting me return the CR for a MS. I was hoping to stay eSATA
RAID 5 with Interleave of 1MB. Any Issues with this?
by Jeremiah Belt 6 years ago
Hey all. I recently cleaned off my RAID and rebuilt a new RAID 5 with an interleave size of 1MB. This is a RAID 5 of 8 Sata drives (8TBs) on a ATTO R608 SAS card. I used to use a 256KB Interleave size
Re: RAID 5 with Interleave of 1MB. Any Issues with this?
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
b) buy an NVidia Quadro card for your computer, and enable CUDA Bob Zelin, I have appreciated your expertise in these forums for many years now. So I am surprised that you would advise the above. Quad
Drive Bay Power Suppy For Titan
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Hey Folks, The bigger FSP Group drive bay power supply is no longer.available. Anybody find another good one The best one I find is only 400w. Thanks in advance, Robert A. Ober
Re: Drive Bay Power Suppy For Titan
by Boris Tivchev 6 years ago
That where i got mine from: http: www.amazon.com FSP-Certified-Crossfire-PCI-Express-X5 dp B002IZE5RE ref=sr_1_1 s=pc&srs=2529450011&ie=UTF8&qid=1383645259&sr=1-1&keywords=FSP Works great with a Titan
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Below The Line Listings
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Hello Folks, Any of you fine people used Below The Line production Listings They appear to have good listings at the best price. I can't afford much at this point, but would like to get some experienc
Re: Below The Line Listings
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Anybody
Burn In More than timecode.
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Happy Friday Folks, In the making of video at http: www.redsharknews.com post item 818-student-made-cgi-short-impresses-but-doesn-t-make-it-look-easy utm_source=http: www.lwks.com+subscribers&utm_camp
Re: Burn In More than timecode.
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Mark Suszko "I believe there is, it's a stand-alone quicktime viewer app, but darned if I can recall the name right now." Thanks, I have several third party viewers so I will play with them. Take it
Avid FX 6.3
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Hey Folks, Anybody load it No probs Did it mess up BCC 8.x on Symphony Thanks, Robert A. Ober
Re: Avid FX 6.3
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Yep, Did the 8.2 on my 6.5.3. Many new realtime effects in 8.2 . Thanks John:-)
BCC Optical Stablizer analyzes clip but results is dramatically zoomed in to a small portion of clip.
by nelson Maldonado 8 years ago
I have Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, Boris Red 5 and BCC 7. I tried using the BCC Optical Stablizer on an industrial clip and was only able to get it to function properly once. Since then, every time i've h
Re: BCC Optical Stablizer analyzes clip but results is dramatically zoomed in to a small portion of clip.
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Hello, Did you fix this and if so, how I am having this zoomed in issue with CC 8.1 and 8.2 in Avid Symphony 6.5.3 . Thanks, Robert A. Ober
Corrupt Footage from Solid State Drive & Pix-Caddy
by Magee McIlvaine 6 years ago
Dear All, We just began production on a new feature doc. The DP using a Sony F3 as the primary camera. We just changed the media we are using. so now we are shooting directly to a 240GB Sandisk Solid
Re: Corrupt Footage from Solid State Drive & Pix-Caddy
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Hello, There is a discussion on one of the CML mailing lists about this issue. Make sure the Pix is running the latest firmware and that the caddy and SSD are on the approved list. Some folks are appa
Avid Stabilize ? whats up??
by Alan Howard 6 years ago
Hi.. what's happened to the Avid stabilize effect Up until recently I was working on an MC 3.5 and the stabilise effect was great, just drop it on, wait a mo and it was fixed.. now I'm using 6.5.2 and
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Re: Avid Stabilize ? whats up??
by Alan Howard 6 years ago
Hi all .. still having problems.. here's the settings that are default when it opens up .. any clues here
IO Exprees & Wirecast?
by Robert Ober 6 years ago
Good Monday, Or I hope is will be. Over in the Kona forum I was contemplating a LHi. I am thinking I can save some money and gain some flexability by getting an IO Express instead. With the Express I
LHI With Intensity Pro ?
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
How y'all are Put in your order for that Facebook phone or addon ;) Anyway, Since my LH has never fit in my Mac Pro(2009); no matter how big the hammer, some years ago I put in an Intensity Pro PCIe v
Re: LHI With Intensity Pro ?
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
David Kuhnen ""SDI and HDMI at the same time" no. With the LHi (and I would think virtually any capture card) you have to select only one input connection format at any given time. You would have to
Is my AJA Kona LHi Necessary?
by Ben Callahan 7 years ago
Hello and thank you for your time! I'll make this quick... My Question: Do I even need the Kona LHi Is it helping with the speed of playback at all Or is playback on the third "desktop" monitor just a
Re: Is my AJA Kona LHi Necessary?
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
Did I miss it or did you not specify your graphics card For CS6 anything video, get a NVIDIA card from macvidcards and do the hacks to get AE, etc to recognize the card. I have a 570 with 2.5 GB on th
Kona LHi & PP CS6 issue: unable to up convert SD to HD when using PPCS6 to log & capture
by Nick Natteau 7 years ago
Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this issue. I never had problems up converting SD to HD footage with my Kona LHi card when using Final CUt Pro 7 to ingest my footage. But after logging a
Re: Kona LHi & PP CS6 issue: unable to up convert SD to HD when using PPCS6 to log & capture
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
I may get an LHI so I am interested in this. Have you tried using Prelude to ingest Robert A. Ober
Sym 6.5 Squeeze Version?
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
Hey Folks, I hope y'all are well and good. I have the Symphony 6.5 upgrade from 6.0 coming. Yesterday I got an email from Sorenson with 40% off. I have Squeeze 8.0 from Sym 6. So, then the question is
Re: Sym 6.5 Squeeze Version?
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
Michael Hancock "I've tweeted Gary at Videoguys. Hopefully he'll respond with the answer. They're good folks over there - if he gets you the answer, you might consider buying the upgrade from them."
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Fade To Color
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
Hello Again, I am trying to fade in a short video. I applied the Quick Transition fade to color. I cannot seem to get it to fade in my video it goes black to color in seemingly one frame. Yes, I have
Re: Fade To Color
by Neil Patience 7 years ago
It sounds like you are trying to add a fade from black at he start of your video If so fade to colour is the wrong way around. You need a fade from colour - however an even easier way is, assuming it
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ALEXA Clip Import Issues
by Brittany DeLillo 8 years ago
This is probably the seven millionth post on the topic but I'm going for it anyway. I'm on a project that's shooting with the ARRI ALEXA. We're going with ProRes 4444 and Log-C. I wanted to get some t
Re: ALEXA Clip Import Issues
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
I have downloaded some of them twice and still cannot open any of them in anything. I am on a Mac and am IT knowlegeable. I am doing save as and waiting for the download to finish. Anybody try these l
XML issues (FCP to Premiere)
by Rick Neely 7 years ago
Hey Guys, I know this is a recurring issue, but a little suggestion would be nice. Client gave me some MP4 720p files. I edited them in FCP 7 (sequence codec was h.264) and delivered quicktimes as req
Re: XML issues (FCP to Premiere)
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
Interesting. I would make a copy of the FCP (Studio right ) project and in the copy remove any transitions, titles, and or effects. Export that and see what happens. Also, CS5 unfortunately is old in
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