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Chris Magid

Member Since:
June 10th 2003
319 Posts
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FS: Genarts Sapphire 7 Avid Plug Ins
by Chris Magid 5 years ago
Licensed & transferable Sapphire Version 7 AVX plug ins. New this plug set costs $2800.00. I will sell the set for $1200.00 I'm running half the systems I used to and would love to find a happy home f
Re: FS: Genarts Sapphire 7 LOWER PRICE
by Chris Magid 5 years ago
Now selling for $800.00 Incredible deal. Email me direct at rtvfforsale@gmail.com
Genarts Sapphire Avid Users
by Chris Magid 5 years ago
I've been a big fan of Genarts Sapphire plugins since V1 when they replaced our Blue ICE effects. Remember those To our surprise the software only Sapphire effects rendered much faster than the specia
Re: Genarts Sapphire Avid Users
by Chris Magid 5 years ago
John, Thanks for your reply. Just curious, which effects are using most or are the biggest help for the type of work you mentioned C.A.M.
FS: Canon KJ16EX7.7B-IRSE EFP LENS
by Chris Magid 5 years ago
Great professional ENG EFP HDTV and digital film production lens. Selling for $3,500 Nice 16x zoom range plus a 2X extender. Has digital presets and speed controls to make zooms more precise. 2 3 inch
Sonnet Qio Multi-Format Card Reader (internal)
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
Highspeed multi-format card reader that supports Sony SxS, P2, CF, SDHC & SDXC cards. Also supports SATA 6gb, FW800 and eSATA devices via optional add in cards WHICH ARE INCLUDED and hard to find. Con
Re: Sonnet Qio Multi-Format Card Reader / REDUCED
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
REDUCED $400 C.A.Magid rtvfforsale@gmail.com
FS: NEXTO NVS 2525 Field Backup Device
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
Depending on your workflow the NEXTO NVS 2525 may change your life. $575 In good shape. Low use. Slight scuffs on LCD screen. If you shoot to P2, Sony SXS or CF and this is the absolute quickest and m
Re: FS: NEXTO NVS 2525 / REDUCED
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
Reduced $350 Nexto NVS2525 C.A.Magid rtvfforsale@gmail.com
FS: Atto Fiber Channel Card FC-81EN (8gb)
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
Used 8GB fiber channel card pulled from one of our z820s. $700 Mac Pro or PC compatible In great shape. It served us well. We do not have original packaging. $700 C.A.Magid rtvfforsale@gmail.com
Re: FS: Atto Fiber Channel Card FC-81EN (8gb)
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
Reduced to $500 Atto 8GB Fiber Card C.A.Magid rtvfforsale@gmail.com
FS: GenArts Sapphire V7 for Avid
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
I have 3 Genarts Sapphire V7 Avid Symphony Media Composer licenses that I would sell for $2100.00 each. C.A.Magid rtvfforsale@gmail.com
Re: FS: GenArts Sapphire V7 REDUCED
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
Reduced to $1700 each GenArts Sapphire V7 AVX (for Avid MediaComposer & Symphony) C.A.Magid rtvfforsale@gmail.com
FS: Avid Symphony / Media Composer Software & Dongle
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
4 Avid Symphony USB Dongles approved and licensed to run Avid Media Composer with Symphony option Version 7. Software is Windows 7, Windows 8 or Mac OS X (Mavericks, Lion and Mountain Lion) compatible
Re: FS: Avid Symphony / REDUCED
by Chris Magid 6 years ago
Reduced to $1400 Includes Avid's extra software. NewBlue Titler Pro v1,Boris Continuum Complete, Avid DVD Author DVDs (Windows only, Avid FX & Sorenson Squeeze C.A.Magid rtvfforsale@gmail.com
Problem with Fibre Client
by robert jax 8 years ago
We upgraded to client machine to 10.7 and now the Facilis drives wont mount on the desktop. 2006 Mac Pro Fibre Atto FC-81EN Config tool 3.38 Atto Driver - 2.0 (We've tried them all) OSX 10.7.2 The Mac
Re: Problem with Fibre Client
by Chris Magid 7 years ago
What was the resolution to your issue We are having the same issue on a new iMac running MC v6 through a Atto Thunderbolt to Fiber adapter (supported). Double tool volumes. Will not mount multi-writes
720p 23.98, Ki Pro and F3
by Chris Magid 8 years ago
What is the proper method to configure 720p 23.98 recording from a Sony F3 to a KiPro Mini When the F3 is set to record as such it appears to do so natively to the SxS cards but feeds 720p 59.94 out o
Re: 720p 23.98, Ki Pro and F3
by AJA Sales Department 8 years ago
To the best of our knowledge, the Sony PMW-F3, in 720p, does not output the type of ancillary data needed to extract 720p 23.98 from within the larger 720p 59.94 output; the Ki Pro and Ki Pro Mini VFR
And Now a Word About Customer Service
by Chris Magid 8 years ago
Just wanted to pass on word of a recent great experience with Facilis Technology support. We got into big trouble upgrading our 24D server to the new 5.x version of software and to Window 7 64 with ad
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Adding Utility To Alexa Via Zoom
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
Really interested replacing our present cameras with an Alexal but was hoping to find a way to add some flexibility to the camera by adding a video style EFP ENG zoom lens. Was thinking of pursuing tw
Re: Adding Utility To Alexa Via Zoom
by Chris Magid 8 years ago
This is the type of device I was speaking of. Perfectly suited to adapting 2 3 eng zoom to Alexa for documentary or reality style shooting. Seems very useful in a kit alongside 4 or 5 primes. Results
NEXTO devices
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
Anyone using a NEXTO NVS 2525 for P2 use and care to share their experience Can it run off AC as supplied with accessories in the base kit from the manufacturer Does the cigarette lighter charger come
Re: NEXTO devices
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
Joseph, GREAT PRODUCT!!! I have been using my NEXTO for a few weeks. It is very flexible and a great option for backing up cards in the field. Only comment I could possibly have is regarding having to
Varicam2700 vs H
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
Considering upgrading to a 2700 from a H model. Hoping it solves a few problems for me. The biggest being noisy shadows and noisy gray values. Hoping that the AVC-Intra improves this along with the be
Re: Varicam2700 vs H
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
Well. Shot a few days on the new 2700 rig. Very nice. The combination of AVC-Intra 100 and the other updates definitely result in a lower noise image which can pushed a little further in color correct
RGB vs 709 for Encore Encoders
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
What level quicktime files does the Encore Blu-Ray encoder compressor expect RGB or 709 What level quicktime file does the Encore NTSC PAL DVD encoder compressor expect RGB or 709 Not really curious a
MC 5.5 Avid's last 32 bit editing system!
by Terence Curren 9 years ago
I have been given the greenlight to spread the word that 5.5 is the last 32 bit Avid version will release. You can do the simple assumption to know what that means for the next version. So, bear that
Re: MC 5.5 Avid's last 32 bit editing system!
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
Yeah. But it has been a long while since you could buy Adrenaline or Nitris DNAs. Unless they are concerned about the used market. Guess they could be. chris magid chris@gortvf,com Renaissance Televis
Nitris DX HDW - real world advantage please
by Phil Coulloudon 9 years ago
The Nitris DX Box...we work always in DNxHD so I am under the impression that the box will perform better. However, I have not been able to determine what exactly the box does that is noticably better
Re: Nitris DX HDW - real world advantage please
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
In addition to all frame rates, you may also want to double check that the AJA will do downconversion, cross conversion and up conversion while being used my the Avid. This is not via switching the pr
KiPro or Ki Pro Mini with Varicam VFR
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
How do the Ki Pro products handle variable frame recording from a Varicam H Specifically how does it record off speed slow motions...48fps, etc What is the workflow through post production via Avid Me
Re: KiPro or Ki Pro Mini with Varicam VFR
by Chris Magid 9 years ago
I don't think supporting all those frame rates helps deliver the ability to record slow motion. The Varicam, at least the tape based variety, records everything as 720p 60. Flags in the data stream te
video card for performance
by Chris Magid 11 years ago
right now our pc after effects workstation are dual dual core or dual quadcore hp xw8400s the video cards are either Avid approved Nvidia QuadroFX 1500s or 3500s wondering what would be the best bang
Re: video card for performance
by Chris Magid 11 years ago
yeah...i hate open gl anyway dual quadcore 3.0ghz xeons and 8GB of ram...and for whatever reason the thing feels sluggish we "upgraded" our machines to nvidia 3500s 3700s and they seem less responsive
Consumer LCD as Client Monitor
by Chris Magid 11 years ago
Okay. A bit of a story. Had to buy a television for our lobby. Read up. People swear that the new Samsung 650 line (LN46A650) is one of the best LCD flat panels ever made. And after laying my own eyes
Re: Consumer LCD as Client Monitor
by Chris Magid 11 years ago
Walter. If you don't mind. Lets explore this a bit further. Would be helpful for me to get your opinion. 1-Regarding LCD monitors. We use two professional varieties around here the Panasonic BT-LH1700
Varicam 60fps in SD 29.97 project
by Chris Magid 12 years ago
Need to get some slow mo shot 60fps on a varicam into a 29.97 SD project. What is the best way to do this on Adrenaline chirs magid rtvf
Text Tool Wiggles and Artifacts
by Chris Magid 12 years ago
Ever since the introduction of the WYSIWYG text tool I have been a little disappointed in the quality of finished and rendered text involving any animations of scale or vertical motion. Seems that whe
Re: Text Tool Wiggles and Artifacts
by Chris Magid 12 years ago
Oh yeah...we use blurs to calm stuff down but sometimes you would have to apply too heavy of a blur to solve the issue. And it does not solve the problem with glows and strokes Plus I don't think this
DVCPRO HD on AVID
by Daniel Andreas 12 years ago
We are shooting a documentary intended for theatrical release (so there will be a film-out) on an HDX900. Somebody at Panasonic told me that AVID has some issues with 24p editing. Apparently something
Re: DVCPRO HD on AVID
by Chris Magid 12 years ago
We have used the panny 1200 and 1400 HD in various configurations with our Adrenalines with no problems. HOWEVER I strongly advise you use rs-422 deck control and sdi input instead of firewire. You ma
CRT Monitor Advice
by Chris Magid 12 years ago
Okay, Think I have narrowed down my quest for new CRTS to the following options. Wondering what L'ers may think of the following. While these are not technically "evaluation grade" monitors they will
Re: CRT Monitor Advice
by Chris Magid 12 years ago
Jeremy, Thanks. My only reservation with the 20L5 is dropping 3500.00 on a USED monitor. Otherwise it is our first choice. Curious to hear some feedback on Iki and JVC. chris magid rtvf
In Need Of A CRT
by Chris Magid 12 years ago
Okay, Think I have narrowed down my quest for new CRTS to the following options. Wondering what L'ers may think of the following. While these are not technically "evaluation grade" monitors they will
Re: In Need Of A CRT
by AccountFrozen_Needs_Realname 12 years ago
I have a Sony Sony PVM 20L5 in our MC Adrenaline room. Installed a few years ago, and it is still working great. Very pleased with it. No experience with the others.Jon _______________ Lack of prepara
Active Camera Settings
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
Just designed a intricate comp of about 12 3d layers (subcomps)using the default active camera as my view. But, now I would like to add camera movement. Nothing too crazy. For this comp I really like
Re: Active Camera Settings
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
I want to thank Sam for posting those settings again. They really worked and helped me get a job done. THANKS. Chris Magid RTVF
Disk Full Error. Please Help!
by Ithxan 14 years ago
Thank you for taking the time to read my post, I will give you what specs I know: My computer is a P4 2Ghz with 512mb RAM, I have 2 Hard drives (my C: drive and my D: drive where my movie is) plus one
Re: Disk Full Error. Please Help!
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
This just happened to me. It was the external drive. Most of those come from the manufacturer formatted FAT32 for cross platform compatibility. It has a 4GB file size limit. Even if your final file is
FLV encode crashing / PP2
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
I have a 9 minute sequence...relative simple...800x600, 24fps, bunch of cuts, some color correction. Everything is rendered, although the encoder seems to want to re-render everything. ANYWAY, the rea
Re: FLV encode crashing / PP2
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
Well, interesting you would mention that. I did upgrade QT as soon as I noticed Premiere Pro 2 is caching a temporary uncompressed QT to create the FLV from. I also noticed that this general error is
FLV encode Automatic vs Custom Keyframes
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
When I select a custom keyframe rate will the FLV encoder still insert automatic keyframes where needed. For instance, if there is a scene change between the custome interval I specified. This the beh
Random Frames Flickering In Output / Viewing : Premiere Pro 2
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
This is even a challenge to explain: I have a Premiere Pro 1.5 project which is 800x600 and is predominately AVIs of screen captures in TechSmiths Camtasia codec. Project looks good and works fine. Vi
alphas/text/avid
by criis daw 14 years ago
I posted this in the avid forum too hope someone knows i am working in after effcts and need to supply an editor working on avis express pro. I want to give her texts with glows and blurs added and s
Re: alphas/text/avid
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
Avid does not support premultiplied alpha. You will need to use straight alpha in your render settings. Chris Magid RTVF
Anamorphic Graphics for 16:9 & 4:3 Letterbox
by Chris Magid 14 years ago
Looking for the highest quality way to create graphics for use in an 16x9 anamorphic SD finished product. This is heading to DVD so viewers have the choice of viewing it wide screen if they have a wid
Re: Anamorphic Graphics for 16:9 & 4:3 Letterbox
by daniel 14 years ago
Hi Chris there are various ways you can approach this. One is to create 2 sets of graphics (16:9 and 4:3) wich the DVD author will then use in his DVD authoring programme (scenarist) to compile 2 vers
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