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Roger Poole

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November 26th 2013
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Apple "Meltdown" countermeasures.
by Roger Poole 4 months ago
Hi all, slightly off topic here but also very relevant. I today received some update notifications, one of which was the Safari-iTunes update. After reading about the Intel processor flaw and the meas
Video for 7 square meters display
by paolo drusi 5 months ago
Hi, I've been asked to produce a video for a 7sqm display, but I'm confused because they require mp4 video with dimensions Width 448 px Height 288 px, which once blown up will look very bad. These are
Re: Video for 7 square meters display
by Roger Poole 5 months ago
It sounds like this is to be used somewhere like a football stadium. Yes, up close, each pixel will be the size of a laptop but from a good distance it will look ok. They seem to know what they are do
I finally understand modern digital editing...
by Bill Davis 5 months ago
It s Friday, Dec 09,2017 - and I ve finally discovered the actual point of modern, digital editing. Without it, this music video could not have been created. Enjoy your weekend. https: youtu.be hpjV96
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Re: I finally understand modern digital editing...
by Roger Poole 5 months ago
Regarding the, at the time, groundbreaking Bohemian Rhapsody video it shouldn't go without mention that it was literally knocked together in an afternoon for the BBC's Top of the pops program and the
Cloned my startup drive to an SSD, now recovery mode won't work
by Nick Meyers 6 months ago
subject line pretty much of says it all. i'm upgrading my older laptop by installing an SSD drive. i cloned the internal to the SSD, and that worked fine until i tried to start up in recovery mode, by
Re: Cloned my startup drive to an SSD, now recovery mode won't work
by Roger Poole 5 months ago
Nick, thanks for posting the solution. Now we all know.
Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Bret Hampton 8 months ago
Hi I have an early Mac Pro 1.1 dual processor running FCP7. I mostly use it with Furnacecore Dirt Removal for film restoration. It's pretty slow as it's 32 bit, so wondering suggestions for inexpensiv
Re: Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Roger Poole 6 months ago
I have to agree with the comments by Shane and Nick. The original code for FCP was written a long time ago for PPC processors and although tweaked to run on Intel Mac's it cannot take advantage of the
3rd Monitor on a Cheese Grater Mac
by Trevor Ambrose 7 months ago
Hey folks, I'm a television editor and currently I am editing on Avid in a 2-monitor set-up. One monitor has my bins and workspace and the other is used for full screen. I'm trying to figure out how t
Re: 3rd Monitor on a Cheese Grater Mac
by Roger Poole 7 months ago
Hi Trevor, I suggest the AJA I O Express, the older version and not the current Thunderbolt model. It consists of a PCIE card and breakout box. This is Avid qualified and will drive your monitor via H
Blackmagic driver 10.9.5 - did they finally fix the broadcast lag in FCPX?!?
by Michael Hancock 10 months ago
Just updated my Blackmagic drivers to the latest (10.9.5), and in my initial testing it looks like the awful stickiness and lag when you hit play has been dramatically reduced! There's still a delay i
Re: Blackmagic driver 10.9.5 - did they finally fix the broadcast lag in FCPX?!?
by Roger Poole 10 months ago
We've all got our hands on the bell ropes, just waiting for your cue Brett. After three yeah
Best practice using large stills
by Mark Morache 12 months ago
Don't you just love high quality stills However I have a 1080 project with 100s of stills, many of them about 4000 pixels across. Editing isn't a problem, however I find that rendering and exporting t
Re: Best practice using large stills
by Roger Poole 12 months ago
Check this. https: www.slrlounge.com how-to-resize-images-in-photoshop
This happened to me last night doing a live capture of Stevie Wonder performance, client wants file tonight???
by Curt LaFurney 1 year ago
I was capturing a live performance of Stevie Wonder last night. At the very end of the show my Mac Tower computer froze I had to hard crash and restart the computer. Unfortunately the computer did not
Re: This happened to me last night doing a live capture of Stevie Wonder performance, client wants file tonight???
by Roger Poole 1 year ago
Bouke, this is very interesting. Curt says he was capturing Apple Prores 422. Could you write a hypothetical command line for that so that we can see what it should look like. You mentioned audio, doe
FCP7 clips from NEXFS700 all have 00:00:00:00 as start time - appear as duplicate clips
by Arturo Glass 1 year ago
This used to only happen when I would use my Sony a6000 as a B-camera where when importing clips, their individual timecode always began at 00:00:00:00 instead of in-camera timecode. Is there a settin
Re: FCP7 clips from NEXFS700 all have 00:00:00:00 as start time - appear as duplicate clips
by Roger Poole 1 year ago
Check this. It won't help you now, but for next time it might be the answer. https: forums.creativecow.net thread 298 1946
Moving White Bar on Video Monitor
by Jim Culp 1 year ago
I am getting a white line that constantly moves up on the screen of my NTSC analog monitor as I select analog tapes to to digitize using a Sony DA2 A-D converter. Has anyone had this problem, or knows
Re: Moving White Bar on Video Monitor
by Roger Poole 1 year ago
Jim, after reading Tom's post, and yours again, perhaps I misunderstood you. Are you saying that you are only monitoring from the back of the deck and only seeing the problem there
Jim Culp 1 year ago
I am running FCP 6.0 on an old G-5 that I bought. My problem is that I can't find away to digitize standard def. BetaCam without the program expanding the frame to a 16x9 image. I want to keep the files in 3x4 ratio. So far the manual has been no help. Does anyone have a solution?
FCPX External monitoring.
by Roger Poole 1 year ago
Having recently adopted FCPX after too many years with FCP legacy, I'm wondering if anyone out there has a successful external monitoring solution for FCPX 10.3 (El Cap) I'm on a cheesegrater Mac Pro
Re: FCPX External monitoring.
by Roger Poole 1 year ago
When I say sharp I mean that viewing the output from the Blackmagic card in FCP7 I can see every hair on a dogs back. In FCPX, same card, same cilp, I can see on the video monitor, which end of the do
Why can't I cut and paste 35 minutes from one project to another?
by Noam Osband 1 year ago
I edited a 35 minute sequence in one project, and now I want to cut and paste it into another. FCP X isn't letting me do that, and I don't know if the problem is simply that I can't do that in the pro
Re: Why can't I cut and paste 35 minutes from one project to another?
by Roger Poole 1 year ago
Cut, or copy and paste in any application loads whatever you have copied temporarily into Ram. 35 mins is a big chunk and might have exceeded the amount of Ram available at that time.
BM codecs in FCP X?
by Sean Thomas 1 year ago
I just updated my Mac Pro to OS X 10.12 and BM Desktop Video 10.8.3. The new OS X also allowed me to update FCP X to 10.3. This is the first time I have tried using FCP X with my BM DeckLink 2 card. I
Re: BM codecs in FCP X?
by Roger Poole 1 year ago
M'mm, this is a bit of a worry as I'm just in the process of going from FCP7 to X. In my case also on a Mac Pro and also the Blackmagic decklink Studio 2. When I installed the Decklink software I got
Pocket Cinema Camera footage: frame drops, stutters, stalls
by Jason Jenkins 3 years ago
I picked up a Pocket Cinema Camera for the first time yesterday and shot some test footage. When playing back in-camera I noticed the footage was stuttering and dropping frames. And no, this isn't a 2
Re: Pocket Cinema Camera footage: frame drops, stutters, stalls
by Roger Poole 3 years ago
Too fast! I wouldn't have thought that possible but it's one for me to watch out for. Glad you resolved the issue.
need to install BMD UltraStudio 3D on my mac but firmware and software nowhere to be found on Blackmagic's web site
by Nicholas Natteau 3 years ago
Does anyone know where I can obtain the software that normally comes with UltraStudio 3D. I went to Blackmagic Design's web site and looked in the Support section under Downloads, but UltraStudio 3D i
Re: need to install BMD UltraStudio 3D on my mac but firmware and software nowhere to be found on Blackmagic's web site
by Roger Poole 3 years ago
It's part of the Blackmagic desktop video software, which is in the capture and playback section. You will need to read the notes for all versions and then download the one which suits your hardware a
Compressor decided to stop burning blu-ray discs
by Mac Caudill 3 years ago
Hey all, here's the info: Apple OS 10.7.5 using Compressor 3.5.3 Source codec: .mov Destination codec: blu-ray (m2v, ac3) Destination used: WD serial ATA Issue: Having done this numerous times before,
Re: Compressor decided to stop burning blu-ray discs
by Roger Poole 3 years ago
"Would Compressor still be able to burn a DVD if it couldn't burn a BD " Yes. BD burners have two lasers, red for DVD and CD, and a blue laser for Blu Ray. Sounds like the blue laser has popped.
BM Design Intensity card, '07 Quad-Core Mac Pro compatibility
by Catherine Ceigersmidt 3 years ago
I am currently trying to determine what HDMI card would be best to swap with my current NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT card (single-link DVI and dual-link DVI) in my dinosoaur Quad-core Mac Pro circa 2007. Ju
Re: BM Design Intensity card, '07 Quad-Core Mac Pro compatibility
by Roger Poole 3 years ago
You might find some useful information in the video tutorial posted by Shane Ross. You can find it here: https: library.creativecow.net articles ross_shane tapeless-workflow_fcp-7 video-tutorial
Black Magic STUDIO Camera need to retrofit Fujinon 18x 7.6 HD B4 Mount lenses
by vickie hurst 3 years ago
I have been looking at all types of forums, blogs and posts and cannot find much assistance on retrofitting the BMD STUDIO 4K camera with HD B4 mount lenses. I have seen a number of articles about 2X
Re: Black Magic STUDIO Camera need to retrofit Fujinon 18x 7.6 HD B4 Mount lenses
by Roger Poole 3 years ago
Sorry, I have no idea. This video was posted only this week by Rick Young. it might be an idea to email him for more info. I do have his address but it might not be polite for me to post it here. I th
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