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Trevor Asquerthian

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December 9th 2003
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8-channel audio with stereo mixdown included
by Justin Crowell 4 weeks ago
Hi all, My client is asking for the following track breakdown on a prores file: CH1 Full Mix Stereo L CH2 Full Mix Stereo R CH3 VO & Dialog (Discrete Audio) CH4 NAT SOUND CH5 Stereo EFX L CH6 Stereo E
Re: 8-channel audio with stereo mixdown included
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 weeks ago
Create a multichannel sequence with relevant sub mixes e.g. Mono VO Dx Mono Nats Stereo FX Stereo Music Route time line tracks direct to relevant sub mix Route submix outputs (e.g. DX to A3, nats to A
AVID - Nitris DX - 8 Channel Audio Setup with Mixer (Mackie 1402 VLZ4)
by Bala Kingston 1 month ago
Hi all, I am new to the Avid hardware setup so forgive me for missing the obvious. I am assisting an editor who would like 8 channel control in Avid Media Composer using the mixer at her desk, we have
Re: AVID - Nitris DX - 8 Channel Audio Setup with Mixer (Mackie 1402 VLZ4)
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 month ago
You'd need disembedders to 4 channels, only 4 analogue outs on Nitris DX. I think there's 8 channels on the AES connector but you'd need the AES lead & DACs.
Input monitoring during Punch-In Problem
by Nick Kennedy 2 months ago
Help! What am I doing wrong. I'm running a MC 8.8.1 on a Windows 7 HP z820, and I just took delivery of a brand spanking new Avid Artist DNxIO. My problem is when I want to do a voice over, I can see
Re: Input monitoring during Punch-In Problem
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 months ago
What track are you inputting VO on What do you have monitoring set to What do you have audio pass through set to Although if you hear it during punch in and see levels moving when stopped then those s
Premiere Pro CC2017 and Multicam
by Alvin Lowery 2 months ago
I synced 2 cameras up for a multicam edit, when I switch between the 2 cameras the program monitor shows the cameras being switched but it is not keeping the different camera cuts in the timeline. Any
Re: Premiere Pro CC2017 and Multicam
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 months ago
You are switching cameras (no edits added) when you want to be cutting them. On numpad you are using 1 2 when you need to use control (command on mac) + 1 2
Resolve to Avid roundtrip
by Adam Glazer 2 months ago
Hey all, I am using DaVinci Resolve 14 Public Beta to make MXF proxies for editing in Avid MC 8.8. Everything seems to be going fine, until I bring the MXF files into Avid, where the timecode for the
Re: Resolve to Avid roundtrip
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 months ago
Ordinarily one would uncheck 'preserve source directory' when using MXF Op-atom with Avid. If the files are in the MXF 1 folder (or any numbered folder) then Avid will build the necessary database fil
Can Premiere read audio track name metadata from a poly file?
by Susan Weimer 3 months ago
I was given a poly file , the sound mixer labeled every track name on set. TK 1 = BOB, TK 2 = Fred etc. When brought into Premiere, that information is nowhere to be seen in the metadata. I know the i
Re: Can Premiere read audio track name metadata from a poly file?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
So much metadata, apart from the info you really want I use media info - https: mediaarea.net en MediaInfo adobe.com go wish to add a feature request
AVID to Premiere no sound
by Ben Allan 3 months ago
So I have been trying to get a project I was given from AVID to premiere. It's 7 minutes long. There appears to be different types of audio in the project and I believe most of the clips are sub clips
Re: AVID to Premiere no sound
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
I tried it on a very simple sequence - in Avid I made sure that the AAF was set to Consolidate video and audio, to a separate folder. Came into Resolve 14b OK. PP 2017.1 reported a 'serious error' and
clicking mouse on shots always selects the shot below it.
by Simon Roberts 3 months ago
Hi there, I am running the latest version of Avid on a mac and after a while editing, when I select a shot with my mouse, the shot underneath is selected. The only way I can get rid of this is by logg
Re: clicking mouse on shots always selects the shot below it.
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
I've seen it - and I've seen it reported elsewhere. For me it is when I have a 2nd monitor attached to iMac 5K and am trying to access areas near menu bar. Move the bin down a bit and all is OK
Issues exporting from FCPX for SD UK TV
by Neil Gregory 3 months ago
Hi, I've recently started work with a TV station here in the UK and am having difficulties exporting my final file for transmission - My file delivery specs are as follows - Format - Mpeg2 Stream Type
Re: Issues exporting from FCPX for SD UK TV
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
I don't think there's any 4.3 transmission in U.K. - they'll almost certainly want 16.9 Full Height Anamorphic
Zoom in & out on Playhead / Timeline issue - Premiere Pro CC
by Matthias Krause 4 months ago
Hello, I'm a video editor trying to get used to Premiere Pro CC. So far, I really like it, I could almost reassign all of my AIVD-shortcuts so that working with Premiere is quite comfortable. There ju
Re: Zoom in & out on Playhead / Timeline issue - Premiere Pro CC
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Downside, in Premiere, is that you need the timeline to be active to zoom in the timeline. adobe.com go wish for all feature requests. This one is 'shortcut to zoom around play head on timeline, regar
Trying to export stereo .Wav from PP. it gives me dual mono.
by george trimm 4 months ago
Hello everyone, PPCC 2017- Mac Pro 2015 quad core 10.11.6 el cap i've been searching all over the place for the answer to this and I can't find it anywhere. I made a feature and reached distribution,
Re: Trying to export stereo .Wav from PP. it gives me dual mono.
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
I see this regularly - stereo clips in mono tracks in a stereo sequence. Speaker icon on track is the sign. That's a great recipe for dual mono. Add 2 new 'standard' tracks, select all clips on A1&A2
Having several default audio transitions in PPro?
by German Izquierdo 5 months ago
Hi, (Question about Premiere Pro CC 2017) When cleaning up a rough cut I like to add default audio transitions with keyboard shortcuts. I do this for both dialogue and background music. For dialogue I
Re: Having several default audio transitions in PPro?
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 months ago
Sadly you will have to use a macro programme to achieve this. I use Keyboard Marstro on OSX, AHK on windows. Add your voice to the feature request at adobe.com go wish - ask for head & tail fades, lik
Editing Audio in Adobe Premiere Pro
by David Smooth 5 months ago
So I've got a piece of audio with some dialogue and some horror movie mood music in the background. The mood music is louder than the dialogue. Bear in mind I'm not talking about a low rumbling hum I
Re: Editing Audio in Adobe Premiere Pro
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 months ago
If you can get hold of (Shazam) the clean music and sync it with the mix, you may be able to phase invert that and thus remove it. You'd have to match the music level in the mix. Likelihood is it won'
Mixing frame rates – Offline and Online Edits
by Helen Cho 5 months ago
I'm going to be starting a feature-length project with 4 different camera formats. There's a mixture of frame rates: 24, 29.97, and 59.94. Should I transcode all the footage to be the same frame rate
Re: Mixing frame rates – Offline and Online Edits
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 months ago
I'm not sure how well PPro handles different frame rates - this is a job I would do in Avid, which handles the different frame rates (applies a motion effect, which you can then edit for different mot
How To Prevent Obsoleting Dynamics Effect
by John Petrula 5 months ago
Premiere Pro is trying to obsolete the incredibly useful Dynamics audio effect. For those of you who use and love it, you can help prevent this from occurring. How Adobe Staff employee, Stefan Gruenwe
Re: How To Prevent Obsoleting Dynamics Effect
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 months ago
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Is there a way to encode continuous time onto an audio track?
by Peter Holt 10 months ago
I do flying videos, where the video is done with an external camera (which runs unattended for the whole flight) and with an mp3 recorder connected to the aircraft audio system (which also runs unatte
Re: Micro-Tutorial: TIMECODE and GENLOCK
by Trevor Asquerthian 6 months ago
Assuming: a. that you have video that does not record a TC track (but does record a date time stamp for file) b. that your audio is continuously recorded c. that the video stop starts Best thing is to
Batch Reassign Audio Tracks?
by Tj Alston 6 months ago
Hi Everyone, Apologies if this is the wrong forum to post, but I couldn't find a more general audio forum. I have hundreds of audio video files, each of them containing 8 discrete tracks of audio. Eac
Re: Batch Reassign Audio Tracks?
by Trevor Asquerthian 6 months ago
Bouke @ video toolshed makes useful tools that may help out... https: www.videotoolshed.com product audio-map
How To Map "Set Multichannel Audio" to Keyboard
by Brian Steele 7 months ago
Editing Brothers and Sisters, I just started a feature on the newest version of Avid, and I'm trying to figure out how to map onto the keyboard, "Set Multichannel Audio," so that I can press a key and
Re: How To Map "Set Multichannel Audio" to Keyboard
by Trevor Asquerthian 7 months ago
Modify is as close as I've managed to get at the moment without macros (e.g. AHK) Even with macros it's going to be tricky as there are warning pop-ups the first time you go to modify a clip then modi
Translations for Avid editors
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
In case they are useful to anyone trying out 10.3... please do add any others, or links to where this is done already Avid Project = FCPX Library Avid Folder = FCPX Event Avid Sequence = FCPX Project
Re: Translations for Avid editors
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
Jeremy Garchow "My search box is active as soon as the kb panel opens." Mine opens up with the command set dropdown selected (rMBP OSX 10.11.6 FC 10.3 - Build 295518) Jeremy Garchow "I find it more h
Audio configuration...
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
Seems that the audio configurations available depend on the number of source tracks in a file... e.g. a 6 track bwav can be configured 4 ways: 6 mono, 3 stereo 1 x stereo, 2 x mono, 1 x stereo 5.1 sur
Re: Audio configuration...
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
Lance, this is the source file I'm talking about. I agree that the roles designation on export to multiple tracks works well - and is reflected in the audio configuration if exporting Quicktimes. Sadl
Roles are not busses
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
In the conventional world of audio mixing an audio track can be routed (and or sent) to multiple busses. FCPX only allows for one 'role' per timeline clip (which is sensible, but means they really sti
Re: Roles are not busses
by Bret Williams 9 months ago
If you compound the whole project, the roles get broken out into separate audio components. You can then mix them as roles. A step in the right direction. _____________________________________________
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Well, I like it...
by Charlie Austin 9 months ago
Worth the wait for me... https: fcpxpert.net 2016 10 27 final-cut-pro-x-10-3-first-look ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who
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Re: Well, I like it...
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
Steve Connor "I'm pretty sure NO NLE has had the functionality that Rokes now offers." Well, except that having to step in and out of compound clips to tweak your clips levels, while trying to mix, i
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Audio Mixing...
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
Is there a way of mixing audio to more than 2 outputs without it being 'decoded' by the surround panner at all Simple sources, dialogue, music, effects Outputs 1&2 (Full mix) are Dx + Mx + Fx Outputs
Re: Audio Mixing...
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
Sorry, should've been clearer. I want to send these to 4 live outputs (and maintain the capability of editing). Delivery is baseband playout, rather than file, for a number of reasons.
Thoughts/Experience with Resolve Editor
by Ron Whitaker 10 months ago
I currently use Vegas Pro, but am considering a switch. I'd like to get your thoughts on the Resolve editor. I'd especially like to hear from those who have used other programs (ie, Avid, FCP, Premier
Re: Thoughts/Experience with Resolve Editor
by Trevor Asquerthian 10 months ago
Did you read the boring write up of Walters personal experiences with the programme He does have editing experience on quite a few NLEs so can review (for free for you) with some gravitas. He has a te
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Remove object from background on green screen
by Daniel Elder 1 year ago
I am working on a project that we shot on a green screen. One of the scenes we filmed, the host is talking about an object behind him and his hand references the item and moves over the item. Our dire
Re: Remove object from background on green screen
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
Locked off shot You might be able to pull a difference key to get some of the way there.
Fusion Connect for Avid
by Scott Davis 1 year ago
I was all excited after the announcement of Fusion 8.1 including Fusion Connect for Avid. I downloaded Fusion 8.1 (Free) and am running Avid Media Composer 8.5.3. I can not find the Fusion Connect AVX
Re: Fusion Connect for Avid
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
Fusion connect is seperate download from BM. Find it in their support downloads area. On OSX, with free version & without DnxIO, it does not open the comp when you 'edit effect'. You have to navigate
Where to do the mixing of audio for my film; in premiere or audition..?
by Steve Marce 1 year ago
Hey guys, I was wondering if after laying down the ADR dialogues, sfx, music all on their separate tracks in premiere pro, in their respective sequences (as there are multiple sequences in my project)
Re: Where to do the mixing of audio for my film; in premiere or audition..?
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
And I just realised you want to deliver 5.1 - you definitely need the help of an audio professional!
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Anyone have a CatDV -> standalone Avid workflow working?
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
I'm starting with small subclips so they are easier.... and these clips are AMA linked in Avid and catalogued, in the same media position, in CatDV. Trying AAF: I've tried creating subclips then dragg
Re: Anyone have a CatDV -> standalone Avid workflow working?
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
and further to that, just in case anyone is interested: Amending the CatDV.ALE to be Avid compliant in File-based AMA workflow... Having imported lots of AMA clips to one bin in Avid and catalogued se
Is this possible with sequences?
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
I'm trying out CatDV as a cataloguing and browsing supplement to Avid & Premiere Pro editing. I have demo versions of Server Worker node Pegasus & all is setup and working fairly well. Can I do any al
Locators and mixdowns
by Steve Rogalinski 2 years ago
Is there a way to copy locators to a new mixdown Steven J Rogalinski
Re: Locators and mixdowns
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
Select the markers you want to change and right-click and 'change track' to the video mixdown track. (Getting them to appear on the source clip is trickier though...)
Resolve smooth cut vs. mMorphCut
by Bret Williams 2 years ago
The winner is mMorphCut. I recently had a series of interviews for a client with little or no b roll. Could only use the cut in cut out trick so much. At some point it's choppy if you're piecing bits
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Re: Resolve smooth cut vs. mMorphCut
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
Heresy, I know, but you could try the fluid morph transition in Avid. It's been in there since Avid Illusion was killed off... Must be at least 10 years now. Back to the Future!
Desperate for some insight switching from FCP 7
by Jason Small 2 years ago
Hello All- Long time reader first time poster here! I recently was forced to switch to Avid as our client is advised by outside sources to bring his production in house using AVID. In a desperate atte
Re: Desperate for some insight switching from FCP 7
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
Jason Small "I might just hire an AVID editor to come in for a day. I'd rather pay a day rate to learn the things I need than sit through another 30 hours of tutorials for projects that aren't relata
OT: PremiereCC...one would assume...
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
(rant on) Besides being a PoS interface (and editor, slow PoS in my humble opinion only), Premiere CC 2014 has decided to crash EVERY time I try to launch it. After Effects CC 2014 (similar PoS interf
Re: OT: PremiereCC...one would assume...
by Scott Thomas 2 years ago
Scott, You'll probably want to post in the regular "Adobe Premiere Pro" forum and not the "basics" one. Sorry I can't help you, I make do with CS6.
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Hide guide layers in Ram Preview?
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
I can't seem to find a way to hide guide layers when ram previewing Do I need to add a feature request, or just look harder Thanks
Re: Hide guide layers in Ram Preview?
by Todd Kopriva 2 years ago
There is no way to toggle showing guide layers in RAM previews. However, you can sort of hack this by taking advantage of the fact that guide layers in nested compositions aren't shown when you previe
Keyboard shortcut to move one frame at a time either direction?
by mballom 11 years ago
Hi, I will need to be able to move frame-by-frame accross my layer in composition window. Anyone knows a keyboard shortcut that can do that I guess one to advance and one to go backward Thanks
Re: Keyboard shortcut to move one frame at a time either direction?
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
CMD+ left right arrow (or Fn + up down arrow) will jog back forward 1 frame Fn + left right arrows to jump to start end of comp Fn + alt + up down to nudge (slide) selected layers 1 frame Add Shift to
The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Dean Neal 2 years ago
Sometimes I think this forum should be recalled "FCPX - The Opportunity for Adobe to Exploit"... Surely its time to simply just call it - Apple FCPX Or can we counter-create: Premiere Pro - FCP7 re-ba
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Re: The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Tim Wilson 2 years ago
Dean Neal "Creative Cloud - Subscription Services suck or not: The Debate" Here ya go. re: this forum's name, see here (2013), here (2014), and here (2015) to catch up with the, ahem, debate. See als
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Update to FCPX
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
According to an email from Denver Riddle, Color Finale creator, "Apple will also be introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X!!!" at NAB. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with styl
Re: Update to FCPX
by Aindreas Gallagher 2 years ago
David Roth Weiss " trying to erase all memories of their last foray to NAB" But they couldn't dare right That FCPX reveal stands as a historical software bombsite crater for the ages. Invested partne
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16:9 Digi Beta_ very basic doubt
by prathyush kumar 2 years ago
Hi Everyone, As the whole world is moving towards HD, 6K to 8K, our TV stations are still stuck in SD, just to give us sometime nightmares. I haven't made a digit beta for last seven years, but now i
Re: 16:9 Digi Beta_ very basic doubt
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Pixel_aspect_ratio
'Make favorite motion' equivalent?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
Is there a way of saving a transform setting (e.g. a Repo) The interweb search seems to indicate that you need to use Motion for this functionality
Re: 'Make favorite motion' equivalent?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
It would look like a 'custom' folder in the effect presets. Or a dropdown list similar to the colour correction presets. I've tried keeping a repo that I want to reuse in compound clips for copy paste
Migrate from FCP7?
by Bob Matta 3 years ago
Hello, Shane.. again, thanks for your video a while back about AVCHD ingestion... its been a huge help! Now then... With Yosemite this week, I've lost the ability to work with Motion 4- Yosemite tells
Re: Migrate from FCP7?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
But, if migrating from FCP7, FCPx is so different with no guarantee that Apple won't pull the plug again, that you would be short sighted not to look at some of the alternatives: Avid (long in tooth,
Modify source clips as stereo pairs - FCP7
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
I can use alt+l on 2 mono tracks in the timeline to create a stereo pair, but can I modify the source clip to be stereo pairs before I add it to the timeline Thanks
Re: Modify source clips as stereo pairs - FCP7
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
Thanks Nick As I thought. These are many and varied so no easy en masse possibilities. Maybe I'll figure out an Automator or Butler shortcut... Maybe it'll make it into v7.1 :-)
Audio peak adjustment
by Adnan Amjad 3 years ago
How can fix audio peak to a limit without changing audio level is there a filter which can adjust audio peaks to a limit without lowering other audio.
Re: Audio peak adjustment
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
Adnan This is typically, and somewhat lazily, achieved using a compressor limiter - which will have settings for: threshold (the level at which the signal will start to be squashed) ratio (the amount
View audio roles on meters (bussing)?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
I'm back on FCPx again after a little while away... Is there any way yet of metering roles i.e. I'd like to see say an 8 channel audio meter where 1&2 are full mix, 3&4 are 'dialogue' roles, 5&6 are '
Re: View audio roles on meters (bussing)?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
Great to know another shortcut, thanks... still laggy, unfortunately. Stops the timeline and then it's a couple of seconds before I can play again Then found that the only way to 'unsolo' was to 'mute
Change text color every word
by David Schagerström 3 years ago
Hi! I'm working on some text and this seems fairly easy, but havnt found a way of doing it yet. My text needs to change color every new word. Its goes between 3 colors. So its "Red blue green red blue
Re: Change text color every word
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
I've kind of figured out what is going on... ;-) Adding the fill (RGB) animator allows the change of levels between the 'text' colour and the 'fill' colour The 'range selector' doesn't allow for a per
Build difference matte with expression
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
I'm trying to build a template (so I can change out background video source easily) that involves a difference matte to key moving objects back above text. I have a background plate (a locked off empt
Re: Build difference matte with expression
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
That is most excellent, and does exactly what I was asking for, thank you. A couple of questions arising, if I may: Is there an advantage to using the expression in the posterise time effect, rather t
CC updates
by Morten Ranmar 3 years ago
Nice new updates coming: http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud revealing-the-next-wave-of-innovation-in-pro-video-apps - No Parking Production - Adobe CC, 3 x MacPro, 3 x MbP, Ethernet File Server w. Ar
Re: CC updates
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
David Smith "I think you mean the only adopters, because we sure as hell are never adopting the subscription model." The subscription model makes a *lot* of sense, for the reasons mentioned above. (W
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Creative Cloud customers satisfaction drops by two thirds, down to 28%, barely half intend to renew
by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago
http: news.cnet.com 8301-1001_3-57620273-92 despite-complaints-most-adobe-creative-cloud-subscribers-plan-to-renew 'very satisfied' customers number has dropped from 66% to 28%. That can accurately be
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Re: Creative Cloud customers satisfaction drops by two thirds, down to 28%, barely half intend to renew
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
Wouldn't be surprised if Adobe offered CS7 as they offer CS6 currently once CC moves on to 8.x Keeps the perpetualists reasonably happy, satisfies relevant law in the US and allows development to be r
See yourself live in after effects?
by Joe Colling 3 years ago
Okay, this is a hardware question. I would like to know if anyone knows of any hardware that will attach to a macbook pro that will allow me to see myself on a separate monitor or HDTV in after effect
Re: See yourself live in after effects?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
You need a production switcher... cheapest would be the blackmagic atem range http: www.blackmagicdesign.com uk products atem You'll have to render out your backgrounds foregrounds first and play them
Vintage broadcast monitor puzzle
by David Shuff 3 years ago
This seems like the place where someone might be able to solve this vintage tech puzzle. I picked up this beautiful vintage broadcast video monitor for a song. https: www.dropbox.com sh 2xassckzziryvt
Re: Vintage broadcast monitor puzzle
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
If you are feeding it the wrong type of composite video then you would see no chroma, but probably also off-lock if it is a PAL monitor and you are feeding it NTSC...
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