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Tom Grotting

Apple, Adobe, Matrox, Aja, Decklink
VAR in Midwest
Member Since:
June 29th 2001
184 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Minneapolis
Shopping for Shared Storage - LumaForage, ProMAX, etc.?
by Ryan DeChaine 3 months ago
Hello, The company is work for is new to shared storage (as am I) and we will be making a significant investment in a system soon. We produce 8-15 original videos weekly primarily for digital distribu
Re: Shopping for Shared Storage - LumaForage, ProMAX, etc.?
by Tom Grotting 3 months ago
Take a look at Facilis Terrablock. It can house a card that will connect to the tape library. The software could be Archiware P5 backup. There is also an archive module for that which is invaluable. I
SAN still an option?
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 2 years ago
Hi everyone. I'm trying to figure it our if SAN still an option. I was an owner of a Post studio with 7 editbay's running on a SAN network. Basically all MAC bas for FCP + Premiere + Resolve. We was u
Re: SAN still an option?
by Tom Grotting 2 years ago
Juan Carlos, We have done that very thing for clients by using the Echo Bridge product from GBLabs. http: gblabs.com products ECHO_Bridge Existing Fiber or SAS storage can be connected to the Bridge,
Digital Rapids DRC Stream
by Tom Grotting 5 years ago
Capture-encode-stream DRC Stream Card for sale $150.00 Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
BlackMagic Ultra Studio SDI USB 3.0
by Tom Grotting 5 years ago
BlackMagic Ultra Studio SDI USB 3.0 $150.00 Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
Qlogic fiber switches
by Tom Grotting 5 years ago
Qlogic Sanbox 5200 $50.00 8 ports active with SFPs Qlogic Sanbox 5600 $250.00 12 ports active with SFPs Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
Smoke keyboard $50.00
by Tom Grotting 5 years ago
I have a Logic brand Smoke keyboard new in the box. $50 Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
AJA Kona Support in Premiere CS5.5
by Josh Pappas 8 years ago
I posted this in a forum on Adobe's website, where I was told that posting here might get better feedback. Thanks in advance for your help. I'm new to Premiere, and I've encountered some unexpectedly
Re: AJA Kona Support in Premiere CS5.5
by Tom Grotting 8 years ago
What Graphics card are you using Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
Crash
by Jeff Kelley 8 years ago
I am new to Adobe Premiere pro I am using CS5 on a mac. After finishing with a project which I had been working on for weeks, I went to use the Project Manager to collect all the elements into one fol
Re: Crash
by Tom Grotting 8 years ago
Jeff, I am curious if you are still seeing crashing. Did you go to 5.0.3, or back to 5.0 What graphics card do you have in your mac I have a similar scenerio that I am chasing... Thanks, Tom Grotting
Need To Quantify Benefits of Ki-Pro
by Drew Jensen 9 years ago
Hey everyone, I finally got to use a Ki-Pro for the first time on a recent shoot. It was absolutely an amazing product to work with. I currently normally use an XH-A1 and record via PPro using firewir
Re: Need To Quantify Benefits of Ki-Pro
by Tom Grotting 9 years ago
You might mention the up, down, and cross conversion that can happen on the fly. That along with no need to digitize or import footage. Both=money. And they can run it from an iphone. They'll like tha
Unique Job - Salary Range Advice
by Joshua Klinkenberger 9 years ago
I ve been working at this job since graduating I took the first job I could get out of college so I was able to pay the bills. Actually it s a little more complicated, but for the sake of time I ll sp
Re: Unique Job - Salary Range Advice
by Tom Grotting 9 years ago
Mike Cohen "PS - Google yourself" took the thought right out of my mind! Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
Coolest Stuff
by Stephen Smith 9 years ago
What is the coolest stuff you have seen at NAB this year Stephen Smith
Re: Coolest Stuff
by Tom Grotting 9 years ago
Active Storage designed a card that houses 2 hard drives, spinning or solid state, that you put in an XServe to house the metadata for an XSan implementation. They sell 2 of them for $2500 for redunda
Best place to buy EX1
by Marcus Eden 9 years ago
So I am shopping around for an EX1 and looking for the best price. Just standard camera package no extras and thought that someone could point me in the right direction as far as getting the best deal
Re: Best place to buy EX1
by Tom Grotting 9 years ago
my comment was not directed at you in particular. I am just a fan of buying local. Yes! anonymous! Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
KONA 2 or Patience??
by Marco Amador 9 years ago
I am entering the hd world (late i know) but i have a G5 dual 2.5, i am about to purchase a kona 2 card with break out box. Will this be good enough to edit video from an xlh1 on final cut 6 Or i just
Re: KONA 2 or Patience??
by Tom Grotting 9 years ago
The current driver software flashes the card as such. Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
Ki Pro Rental in Atlanta
by Michael Craven 9 years ago
Howdy, Does anyone know if anybody has Ki Pros for rent in the Atlanta area or anywhere in the southeast Thanks, Mike
Re: Ki Pro Rental in Atlanta
by Tom Grotting 9 years ago
We have 2 for rent, Mike. tom@digitalpictures.com Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
Ki Pro Rental (x4)
by Jason White 10 years ago
I know these units are very new, but I was wondering if anyone on the forum had a lead on a company that is going to have these units available for rent in the next few weeks. I am working a festival
Re: Ki Pro Rental (x4)
by Tom Grotting 10 years ago
I have 4 units that I would discuss renting. Drop me a line. Tom at digitalpictures.com Tom Grotting Digital Pictures Minneapolis
Recommended vendors?
by Larry Melton 13 years ago
Hello: I'm in Michigan, looking for a vendor from whom to buy a new PC workstation, optimized for use with Premiere Pro 2.0, Aja LH board and Cineform Aspect. I'd prefer to buy these as a package (alt
Re: Recommended vendors?
by Tom Grotting 13 years ago
We always like to recommend Digital Pictures in Minneapolis. www.digitalpictures.com
XL2 for news and sports
by Tom Grotting 14 years ago
Hi out there. Anybody using the XL2 for news or sports I have a customer who wants to get some realworld feedback. Thanks Tomatdigitalpictures.com
Re: XL2 for news and sports
by Lawrence McDonough 14 years ago
Hi Tom, I shoot any sporting event at the high school level. Primarily have been filming football games with two XL2's. Any questions in particular Larry
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