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Allan Barnwell

Experienced creative professional and thought leader working in the broadcast video industry. Strong entrepreneur skilled in Live Broadcasting, Film Production, Writing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Web & Database Development, Technology Consulting and Marketing. Horrendous Speller.
Member Since:
August 28th 2018
11 Posts
Location:
Austin, TX
Boss handed me a box of external hard drives and said "archive all this video somewhere"
by Randy Hansen 4 months ago
Literally, the title states what happened. I've worked here for about 9 months. The other day, the boss walked in with a box of a dozen or so external hard drives from the past decade containing video
Re: Boss handed me a box of external hard drives and said "archive all this video somewhere"
by Allan Barnwell 4 weeks ago
You can read the whitepapers on RDX for the shelf life expectations. It doesn't require regular spinning up since the heads are parked which is what causes damage when normal drives sit. Thus it becom
Media Express
by Basie Joubert 1 month ago
Hi All The media xpress dashboard displayed on my macbook pro does not show the capture etc buttons at the bottom of the page Any ideas
Re: Media Express
by Allan Barnwell 1 month ago
Which hardware are you using it with Allan Barnwell TM Television
New RAID - Preferred organization methods
by Andrew Tucker 1 month ago
Good Morning, Our IT department recently set me up with a new RAID drive with 2 dedicated to redundancy. I believe it will be about 15TB (which is small I know) but will get us by for the time being.
Re: New RAID - Preferred organization methods
by Allan Barnwell 1 month ago
While this suggestion is not about a specific folder directory structure, I think it gets to the heart of your organization goals. Are you familiar with Square Box System's cataloging software: CatDV
What new product do you think Blackmagic will announce at IBC2018? (if any)
by Allan Barnwell 2 months ago
I'm guessing Blackmagic has something new up their sleeve for IBC. Anyone want to venture a guess at what's cooking next I love to speculate. Allan Barnwell TM Television
Re: What new product do you think Blackmagic will announce at IBC2018? (if any)
by Allan Barnwell 1 month ago
I'd laugh, but I'm worried some of those things aren't as far fetched as they once seemed. The Belden thing might happen in reverse - Blackmagic always said they wanted to be the Grass Valley of the f
Panasonic AV-hs410 and robocams
by Steve Haskins 2 months ago
I work for a venue thats talking about purchasing panasonic robocams but wants me to control them with my existing av-hs410 switcher while simultaneously using it as a live switcher. I've heard some b
Re: Panasonic AV-hs410 and robocams
by Allan Barnwell 1 month ago
I haven't used the AV-HS410 to control cameras in a while (just demoed it long ago), but I agree that it would be preferable to use an external control. While I recommend Panasonic cameras controllers
237 GB partition 99% full, but all visible files only take up 48 GB.
by Stephen Le Page 2 months ago
I haven't seen this issue before. A 238 GB SSD drive has a single C: partition taking up 237 GB, and Windows 8 Disk Management reports 1.44 GB or 1% free space. I have unchecked 'Hide protected operat
Re: 237 GB partition 99% full, but all visible files only take up 48 GB.
by Allan Barnwell 2 months ago
Great find! That's something every Dell user should keep an eye on. Allan Barnwell TM Television
Best hardware for low budget editor
by ivar frisch 2 months ago
Hi everyone, first of all, I'm kinda new here so I hope I'm posting this in the right forum. Second, I'm a 20 year old college student with a passion for editing. I make videos with a lot of effects s
Re: Best hardware for low budget editor
by Allan Barnwell 2 months ago
I think you'll do better to keep saving your money and investing in a new laptop. Do you have Thunderbolt on that system If not, then there's no external acceleration available. Allan Barnwell TM Tele
XSAN vs 10Gbe
by Ray German 2 months ago
Hello Everyone, I am a long time XSAN user, and have had great success. I have been trolling this forum for quite a while and have noticed many strong endorsers of 10GB ethernet. I see many benefits t
Re: XSAN vs 10Gbe
by Allan Barnwell 2 months ago
Just to expand a little on one area of Bob's response, Quantum now offers their Xcellis product line, which is 10Gbe NAS targeted at the video industry. And it's cheaper than their fiber-based solutio
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