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SmirkingTurk

Member Since:
November 28th 2005
17 Posts
Purchasing Cost of Avid Suites?
by phillr 14 years ago
I'm wondering what the approximate cost of purchasing the different Avid systems (Adrenaline, Symphony, Composer, etc...) are. I'm a film student, so very curious as to what the various pricing struct
Re: Purchasing Cost of Avid Suites?
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
If you're looking to purchase an Avid system and you're just starting out, an Xpress Pro system is in a bit more accessible price range. You can probably pick up a turnkey Xpress with a few bells and
antivirus software on Avid
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
I've always been told either not to install antivirus software like Norton on our Avids, or at least disable it. This has just been my rule of thumb since we got out first newscutter and xpress meridi
Re: antivirus software on Avid
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
Thanks, I nixed the Norton install on the Avids. Since you mention it- What AV app would you reccomend I have Norton at home and it does suck up a lot of system resources. I've been thinking about get
Thanks for this site!
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
I don't have a reel to post yet or anything- but I just wanted to thank everyone responsible for this and the people who take the time to give genuine input to folks who post here. This is a great for
New online reel ...
by DiPalma 14 years ago
Any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated. Comments Suggestions Thanks for your time ... www.nicdipalma.com
Re: New online reel ...
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
Really nice, one of the best reels I've seen! Just out of curiousity though- what apps. do you do most of your editing and effects on (Avid, FCP, AE, etc ) I was blown away by your work. It merely rei
DVD to Avid? anyone have luck doing this?
by Jon Jacobs 14 years ago
Hey guys, Im a student and need an easy (and hopefully free) way to get dvd files into avid. I have to edit a trailer of a film and I really don't want to use VHS because of the crap quality. Any idea
Re: DVD to Avid? anyone have luck doing this?
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
I use the S-Video out on a DVD player, then de-select the deck button in the capture tool and basically crash record into Avid. You can't control the deck or anything but it works.
Drop-frame & non-drop-frame error
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
I'm constantly getting the "a drop-frame tape was inserted...a non-drop frame tape was expected.." error. And for the life of me, I can't get figure out how to avoid it. Everything we shoot is drop-fr
Re: Drop-frame & non-drop-frame error
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
Thanks guys for your replies; I've taken some time off, but when I am back in front of an Avid, I'm going to put your advice to work. I appreciate your help. Turk
Help, media offline!
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
One of my co-workers, for whatever reason, moved all of the OMFI media files out of the OMFI folder and placed them into a temp folder on the same drive. He then moved them back into the original OMFI
Re: Help, media offline!
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
I got it- someone had changed something in the security. I went into the security setting, set to default settings. This allowed me to move the files, etc. So I then moved to another folder re-booted,
Audio not working with 1394 capture on MC Adrenaline system
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
I keep running into a problem with our MC systems. Whenever I try to capture from miniDV via 1394, I loose my audio. I can close down the Avid softare and re-start the Adrenaline and it will work for
tape archive systems
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
This is totally off the topic of Avid, but I'm at a loss here and thought I'd seek the wisdom of some of you you media savvy folks. Where I work, we have a huge tape archive going back about six years
Re: tape archive systems
by SmirkingTurk 14 years ago
Thanks Bill, I'm going to check Xytec out. We used to use an old version of Foxpro, but switched over to access. In researching, I'm finding that it's possible to integrate barcoding with Access- so I
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