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Stuart Simpson

Member Since:
April 10th 2003
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Quite nice article summing up whats new in FCP X - looks good to me
by Ben Edwards 8 years ago
Now the dust has started to settle I feel quite positive. The basic interface has been kept and lots of things look like they have been fixed (i.e. brought into the 21st century all be it 10 years lat
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Re: Quite nice article summing up whats new in FCP X - looks good to me
by Stuart Simpson 8 years ago
Do we really need a new version of DVD Studio What major features is it missing right now -Stuart Simpson 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1 G5 - Kona LH xbox360, Wii, PSP, PS3 http: www.speak.c
Need Final Cut Pro 5.1.4 Update
by Steven Freid 9 years ago
I have Final Cut Pro 5.0.4 and need to update to 5.1.4 Can anyone help me with this please
Re: Need Final Cut Pro 5.1.4 Update
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Doesn't it show up if you run a software update from the apple menu -Stuart Simpson 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1 G5 - Kona LH xbox360, Wii, PSP, PS3 http: www.speak.co.uk
NEED INFO! for Soft & Hardware solution that will work with FCP!!
by Thomas Frank 9 years ago
Hi! since Apple just recently killed there xserve line since Apple has more interest in iPhones, iPads and the Beetles! :) We are now needing for a hardware and even software solution (Linux based if
Re: NEED INFO! for Soft & Hardware solution that will work with FCP!!
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Andree Franks "Editshare would have been a choice (no ProRes support)" Are you certain of this I'm pretty sure it does have Prores support... -Stuart Simpson 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1
Playout Software?
by David Gagne 9 years ago
I'm researching a purchase of playout software for our AJA LHi LHe cards. We've had some minor issues with the AJA software and some major issues with untrained personel. We're only playing out one ch
Re: Playout Software?
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
If you want to keep it super-simple you could use this: http: DTVideolabs.com PlaybackPro%20Plus.html -Stuart Simpson 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1 G5 - Kona LH xbox360, Wii, PSP, PS3 http:
Kona 3 HD to SD....
by Dan Nethery 9 years ago
Does anyone know if it's possible to down covert a video via software using the Kona 3 hardware I have a couple of videos that I need to deliver to DVD. FCP and Compressor don't seem to be the greates
Re: Kona 3 HD to SD....
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Jim Wiseman "The ones with budgets, the state legislature also getting it, will probably be 16x9 HD capable, but our contract states SD DVD's" If you make an anamorphic DVD and then put it in a DVD p
Convert .MOV to .WMV
by Ceri Allen 9 years ago
Hi I have to convert a .mov to a .wmv. Please advise me of the best software to do this. The ones I have been trying have the following problems: Flip4mac-Any graphics text on the movie come out looki
Re: Convert .MOV to .WMV
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
The best choice is Episode. It's not the cheapest though... -Stuart Simpson 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1 G5 - Kona LH xbox360, Wii, PSP, PS3 http: www.speak.co.uk
Xdcam HD 422 Codec
by John Pipes 9 years ago
Is anyone using the Sony XDCAM HD 422 CODEC as their editing CODEC for their ingest and sequence settings If so have there been any issues you can share Do you find that in spite of the small file siz
Re: Xdcam HD 422 Codec
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Use it all the time. Our only issue is the long export times for encoding to flash and windows media. Quality is great. -Stuart Simpson 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1 G5 - Kona LH xbox360, W
Big render times....really confused???
by Joel Colthorpe 9 years ago
Hi guys, Ok, I am getting render times from final cut pro 6.0.6 that are +10x realtime ie. 1min of full res HDV footage is taking 10mins to render. I know very little about computers but am very confu
Re: Big render times....really confused???
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Joel Colthorpe "Powermac G5 quad 2.5GHz" That's your problem right there. We have a similar spec machine and it's slow with anything other than DV or DVCPRO. All the memory and drive space in the wor
"video pass-through" in Compressor?
by Ricardo Guerreiro 9 years ago
Hello. I shoot a lot of wildlife. My camera does not have a pre-record buffer so in order to get the specific moment I want, say a Kestrel landing at the nest with food for the chicks, I leave the cam
Re: "video pass-through" in Compressor?
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
If you used XDCAM Transfer to import your footage before you got to Final Cut you could set in & out points on the rushes. That would allow you to import just the section you wanted. No transcoding in
CD ROM format?
by Mickey Power 9 years ago
My client wants a version of a 50min film I'm editing for them on a CD so they can also have text documents, plus they'd like the same film cut up into segments and include some extended interviews. T
Re: CD ROM format?
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Mickey Power "used in a lot of developing world centres " If you're likely to be targeting low-spec computers I would stick to MPEG1 as your delivery codec. We've seen some low-end machines that were
Problem, Wavy Edges on Moving objects
by Micah Alford 9 years ago
Hey all, Okay, so I am pretty new to Final Cut Pro 7 and I have search the Cow for answers, but I seem to be drawing a blank. I have been working on a video in which I certain times, I have circle ico
Re: Problem, Wavy Edges on Moving objects
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
They look like interlace lines to me. That would be perfectly normal if you're working on an interlaced preset. I take it you aren't connected to an external monitor -Stuart 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona L
All On2 Flix Flash encoders discontinued immediately
by David Roth Weiss 9 years ago
If you've been following the news lately, things don't look good for the future of Flash, especially when you read the latest news flash below (no pun intended) from On2, the company who created the e
Re: All On2 Flix Flash encoders discontinued immediately
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
I think this is related to the fact that Google have made the VP8 codec open-source. There's no point continuing to develop a paid-for program when the open-source community will soon build it into fr
Will USB3 solve the imac's limitations?
by andy lewis 9 years ago
I currently have a 3-year-old imac that is showing its age a little bit. I edit and use Color occasionally Motion. I'm learning Nuke. Not for broadcast so far, but could be in the future. I can get a
Re: Will USB3 solve the imac's limitations?
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Sounds like the iMac would suit you just fine. Remember the iMac has gigabit ethernet for fast IO, and you can use an AJA IO for video monitoring off the FW800 port if you need it. Remember the 8 core
How capture a Xbox 360 gameplay with the AJA Kona Box?
by Andres Delgado 9 years ago
Hi everyone, i have a AJA KONA Card LHI-R0, and the AJ KONA BOX on a Mac Pro Intel Xeon, and i wanna capture the gameplays of my xbox 360 to my HDD... But i dont know how to configure that... If someb
Re: How capture a Xbox 360 gameplay with the AJA Kona Box?
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Andres Delgado "i wanna capture with a lil res, maybe at 720p.how i can change that " Rather than have the Kona downconvert your 1080i signal I would set the xbox itself to 720p. You can do this from
can't let displays go to sleep anymore with new drivers for Kona LHe
by Itamar Kool 9 years ago
Since I use the new driver for my Kona LHe I can't let my displays go to sleep anymore. If I do, the display won't wake up anymore, whatever I do. Kool En De Anderen MAC Pro 8 core OS 10.6.2 Kona LHe
Re: Very buggy
by Stuart Simpson 9 years ago
Same problem here - latest drivers hang the system when the displays go to sleep. -Stuart 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1 G5 - Kona LH xbox360, Wii, PSP, PS3 http: www.speak.co.uk
He video out freezes when playingback material that has an orange render bar
by Ian Liuzzi-Fedun 10 years ago
This is a new issue I have discovered after upgrading the LHe drivers to the latest. I have downgraded and upgraded without much success, however I am have not spent a lot of time in this area as I ha
Re: He video out freezes when playingback material that has an orange render bar
by Stuart Simpson 10 years ago
Ian Liuzzi-Fedun "I am quite insulted by all of these posts." I think you've probably just shot yourself in the foot as regards further help around here... -Stuart 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona
No audio scrub after FCP update
by Jonathan Capra 10 years ago
We have two of the most recent model MacPro towers with AJA Kona LHe cards. I recently updated Final Cut from 6.0.5 to 6.0.6 and now audio scrubbing seems to be disabled. Anyone have an idea
Re: No audio scrub after FCP update
by Stuart Simpson 10 years ago
-Stuart 7 MacPros - Kona 3, Kona LH & Kona LHi 1 G5 - Kona LH xbox360, Wii, PSP, PS3 http: www.speak.co.uk
You want HDMI, Here have this
by Nigel Thompson 10 years ago
http: www.aja.com products kona kona-lhi.php Good goin guys. 1 prayer answered, and the Ki Pro seems a must buy for our RED workflow, wow there goes my savings once again LOL HVX200, RED ONE, FCS and
Re: You want HDMI, Here have this
by Stuart Simpson 10 years ago
I wonder what it would feel like if you bunged a v-lock adapter on it and hung it off the battery pack... Anybody know how heavy it is The brochure doesn't seem to say... -Simmie 6 MacPros - Kona 3 &
ProRes HQ Stepping/Interlacing
by Stuart Simpson 11 years ago
Hi folks, I was wondering if anyone has run into this problem. We have some ProRes HQ footage (SD PAL 25fps) that we're bringing into After Effects. If we place the footage on a comp with the usual PA
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