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Wayne Vollweiler

Member Since:
June 23rd 2003
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100 posts
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Long Island, New York
1980s public access tv- how to recreate today?
by peter djorino 11 years ago
Hi hello I'm trying to recreate some 80's style footage and need some help. Is there a method or filter that can give you the look of 80's public access tv I've thought about filming on my cam then du
Re: 1980s public access tv- how to recreate today?
by Wayne Vollweiler 11 years ago
wow Mark... to make this happen is so incredibly involved compared to the 1980s when it all happened so easily. We lived and died by comet-trailing and posterization - especially when it added absolut
The Lucky 7's
by Chris Bové 11 years ago
Just a fun one here. Producers - whether they sit next to me or produce from afar - will request me to add "a beat here", "two beats there" or "a breath there" or "a pause here"... well you know. Each
Re: The Lucky 7's
by Wayne Vollweiler 11 years ago
Back in the old tape-to-tape days, 99% of the time a perfect dissolve was 17 frames. Didn't matter what I was cutting - 17 frames and the producers loved it. Then I'd hit the "big red button" after 15
pet peaves?
by grinner hester 11 years ago
I dunno if I even spelled that right. lol But I know you have em! Mine is my own dang fault. I've now summons myself to a literal closet to edit in: http: grinnerhester.com 096.jpg http: grinnerhester
Re: pet peaves?
by Wayne Vollweiler 11 years ago
22-year-old-know-it-alls who's daddy bought them a mac, fcp and a camcorder. Obviously they know better than a 22 year induxtry veteran...
Panasonic AG-HVX200 and FCP via firewire
by Wayne Vollweiler 11 years ago
following the instructions in the camera manual - turning off thumbnail display, connecting in order, etc... FCP 6.0.5 on a mac mini (used only for file transfers like this). This set up works fine wi
Re: Panasonic AG-HVX200 and FCP via firewire
by Wayne Vollweiler 11 years ago
Thanks Shane!
Headphones for Editing
by Guy Cirinelli 11 years ago
Hello all - I am moving my Final Cut Pro system to an environment where I may have to where headphones while editing. Any feedback on that Recommendations, tips, etc. Any help is much appreciated! Tha
Re: Headphones for Editing
by Wayne Vollweiler 11 years ago
The 7506s are great. Pretty much industry standard. The one thing you have to be seriously aware of is hearing fatigue. You're going to find yourself bumping up the volume throughout the day. Make sur
Record to Tape With Source Timecode
by Scott Sawala 12 years ago
Does anyone know if it's possible to output from FCP via firewire using the source timecodes from digitized tapes I want the source timecodes in order to backup the footage I digitized. I'm trying to
Re: Record to Tape With Source Timecode
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
unless you have timecode breaks.
Greenscreen on a budget - tethered mac to HDMI capture card?
by Arnljot Bringedal 12 years ago
Consumer prosumer cam with HDMI ino capturecard with HDMI - will that give me 4.2.2 Need a inexpensive talking head setup for greenscreen - and dont wanna use my ENG kit for this. Can anyone point me
Re: Greenscreen on a budget - tethered mac to HDMI capture card?
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
This might help you some. http: www.hdmi.org learningcenter kb.aspx#22
No reference my #@*&#
by Justin Gray 12 years ago
I'm using a Sony UVW-1800. It's saying no reference and the throughput picture from FCP is slowly rolling (not locked), even though I tried connecting it to a black burst generator. Unfortunately, I h
Re: No reference my #@*&#
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
remove the blackburst from your UVW. Use a short BNC cable and connect the 2 ref ports. The deck will read sync from itself. Should get rid of the rolling bar.
Xpress Pro as a feeder station
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
Hopefully this is an easy question. Can an Express Pro system be used as a digitizing station to feed into a DS Nitris We are an SDI SD HD house and are lookiing for a less expensive way to ingest mat
Photoshop CS3 oddity
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
Photoshop CS3 on a WinXP machine (hp desktop supplied by company) is not displaying white (255,255,255) as white. It looks beige. All other applications are displaying white as white. CS3 WinXP Pro, S
Re: Photoshop CS3 oddity
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
what should they be set to
cross-posted Q: help me find new mixer board for edit bay
by Mark Suszko 12 years ago
Cross-posted from the audio forum, full-time editors may have a different perspective on this. Our 25-year-old, 20-input RAMSA studio board is getting retired soon, could no longer get new or even rec
Re: cross-posted Q: help me find new mixer board for edit bay
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
Sorry for the delay on this... The Mackie boards are ok and more importantly are inexpensive. They sound fine - not great - fine (to my ears). Their circuitry is not as clean or accurate as many of th
Help please
by Greg Gogava 12 years ago
Is there any way that I can create a mirror effect in FCP or I need some plugin for that please tell me how Thank you Greg
Re: Help please
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
Would have been more helpful for Greg if you could have just shared some information with him. That's what the COW is here for.
Trying to get Deck Control Sony BVW-75P using FCP 6.0
by Esther Leonard 12 years ago
Hey, I need to get deck control of a Sony Betacam SP BVW-75P using Final Cut Pro 6.0. I have the deck connected through Canopus for video signal, and a 9pin RS422 for deck control, but alas it is refu
Re: Trying to get Deck Control Sony BVW-75P using FCP 6.0
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
The deck is RS422 control. The computer is RS232. You need an adaptor that will convert RS422 to RS232.
Edit to Tape emergency
by Sean Meredith 12 years ago
I've got every going for mastering to DigiBeta with Edit to Tape. BUT....BUT when the DigiBeta keeps stopping where the black and coding stops on the tape. I'm using the A500. Is there a setting I'm m
Re: Edit to Tape emergency
by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago
Did you set the timecode to internal regen, since I'm assuming you're trying to do an assemble edit
finding product key for Office products already insalled
by Wayne Vollweiler 13 years ago
Is there a way to find the Office product key We have several MAc laptops all with Office installed, but no one kept track of what product key goes with what computer. Now I need to get this straight.
Does my computer support PCI Express video cards?
by Ryan Osika 14 years ago
Hello, I have a Dell Precision Workstation 530. Below is a link to the documentation with regards to expansion slots: http: support.dell.com support edocs systems ws530 en sm 2excrd.htm#1148375 Does m
Re: Does my computer support PCI Express video cards?
by Wayne Vollweiler 14 years ago
It says very clearly that it has an AGP 4x Pro slot.
Hopefully a simple question
by Wayne Vollweiler 14 years ago
I'm sure this is just a setting that I'm overlooking... I just upgraded my HP xw8000 to 3 GB ram and a Nvidia QuadroFX 1100 display card, along with Avid software v 2.2.1. I now get a message in RED s
Re: Hopefully a simple question
by Wayne Vollweiler 14 years ago
Thanks for getting back to me, Mark. I did 2 things... First I did the Open GL compatibility test, which my card passed. Second, I changed the Open GL setting from ON with MAX texture to ON with some
Which is the best AVID product for Promotions/Longform editing?
by Joseph W. Bourke 14 years ago
We're about to make the break from Discreet Logic Edit boxes (which are still running, by the way, almost seven years after their purchase) and move into the AVID world, because our corporate owners h
Re: Which is the best AVID product for Promotions/Longform editing?
by Wayne Vollweiler 14 years ago
Make an appointment at your local dealer and get a thorough demo of the Adrenaline, preferrable hands-on if you can. It's a solid machine and can handle all of what you are looking to do. Also, make s
Why do i get horrible feedback when capturing?
by hockmasm 14 years ago
Whenver i use the capture tool on Avid Xpress Pro, and rewind the tape or fast forward, i get a horrible feedback sound and the tv montior shows a white blob. Anyone know why i am getting this Whever
Re: Why do i get horrible feedback when capturing?
by Wayne Vollweiler 14 years ago
If you have an audio mixer, make sure you don't have the faders up for the Avid output when you go into capture. This is where you create feedback loops. You can also really damage any equipment that
NewsCutter won't digitize DVCPro material?
by Pat Furrie 14 years ago
All of our decks here are Sony DVCam, but once in a while we get Panasonic DVCPro tapes in house. Put the Pro tapes in a DVCam deck, and you get video and audio from the deck -- if we just hook it up
Re: NewsCutter won't digitize DVCPro material?
by Wayne Vollweiler 14 years ago
Normally I would agree, but I believe the difference in the codecs between the 2 formats is the culprit here. I don't think the Sony deck will process the DVCPro material over the firewire port. You m
Lost Avid XPress DV after OS reinstall
by John Reis 15 years ago
I was running EXpress DV fine off OS 10.3.9. I reinstalled my OS and now Avid does not work. At first it said I needed at lwast quicktime 6.5. I ran that upgrade, now it just does not respond. And I a
Re: does DV Xpress need Quicktime Pro to run?
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
no, your problem is that avid doesn't exist on your computer any more if you reinstalled your OS.
seem to have lost my zippiness...
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
Just updated (no so sure this was an up grade) to Adrenaline 2.1.6 from 1.5.1. The system used to zip right through basic renders (an animated lower third bar with static text on top). I'd do this abo
Re: seem to have lost my zippiness...
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
I updated the video card driver - after almost an hour of updating, rebooting, fine tuning, re-fine tuning, rebooting, turning off processes, rebooting, and on and on... the render speed seems to be b
New to Mac - I'm sure this is easy...
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
I'm just getting myself up to speed on Final Cut Express on a Powerbook (g4, 1GHz, 1GB, platinum with OSX 10.3.9). My question is this - I want to digitize from a firewire camera to a firewire externa
Re: One more thing
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
So one firewire 400 drive and one dv camera deck will work That's great. Thanks. Wayne
I'm sure this is seriously easy...
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
I'm just starting to get into Final Cut Express 2 (long time editor with just about everything else out there, though). This is on a powerbook 1GHz, 1 GB ram, etc... I digitized some material - couldn
Re: I'm sure this is seriously easy...
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
I'll try it, but this is a tape I've used on other systems, so I know the audio isn't out of phase.
firewire or y/c out
by William 15 years ago
I have a M100 5.1 and digitize my footage via a digital VTR y c out into the M100 y c in. Would firewire actually yield better picture quality I have a P6000 board so would need to get the daughter bo
Re: Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes...
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
Some people say firewire is better from DV tape because you're keeping an all digital signal path. The bad part of that is a) no proc amp controls on input and b) color space is 4:1:1 (4:2:0 in PAL).
Importing a MPEG song from iTunes. Do you have to convert it first?
by Jerome Robbins 15 years ago
I just bought a couple of songs from iTunes to use in a project. I want to import them to a bin in my project. It looks like it may be importing but no it is not. Do I have to convert the Mpeg file fo
Re: Importing a MPEG song from iTunes. Do you have to convert it first?
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
While this is a nice thought, the record labels will strongly disagree with you. You client bought the "Rights" to LISTEN to the music they bought from iTunes on an MP3 player or to burn it (a limited
Importing wmv file into m100
by Steve 15 years ago
Hi folks a client has given me some wmv files that have come off a digital security system. They play fine on the WMP on the mac but when I try to import them into media 100 it won't let me. Just does
Re: Importing wmv file into m100
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
I'm sorry. I just realized that I posted this to the wrong thread. Too much time at the computer. My response was actually to the next thread down. Again, sorry for jumping in on this one. Wayne V.
Drop frame or not
by Michael Allen 15 years ago
Does it matter if my M100 is set to drop frame or not. Should my camcorder be set to drop frame if my computer is or does it matter. I know what drop frame is but how does it effect my edit process. I
Re: Drop frame or not
by Wayne Vollweiler 15 years ago
If your project is going to be broadcast, then you use DROP FRAME. That is the mode that keeps color television locked to true clock time. If your project is not going to be broadcast (event videos, c
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