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Juan Carlos Aguirre

Member Since:
August 29th 2005
107 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Culver City, CA
SAN still an option?
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 3 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 Bob Zelin 3 years ago
Hi - I am responding to this post, based on a financial report from EVS in Belgium. They are falling apart, as well as AVID and everyone else, including GB Labs. Lets face it - NONE of you can compete
UHD Apple Prores HQ or 444 drive speed needed
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 4 years ago
Hello everyone, I'm trying to look for the right see specs for capturing on UHD 4K in Apple ProRes HQ or Apple ProRes 444, but can't find a reliable source of info. We are trying to cros convert via T
Re: UHD Apple Prores HQ or 444 drive speed needed
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 4 years ago
I'll do, but since there are old I guess they will not support them. As an update: I guess the issue is on the ProRes codec from black magic. I run the same test outside of the SAN with also speed eno
HTV Studio / Color Correction Reel
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 4 years ago
This is our 2015 Color Grading Reel. Thanks for Watching Juan Carlos Aguirre HTV Studio www.htvstudio.com
Re: HTV Studio / Color Correction Reel
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 4 years ago
Juan Carlos Aguirre, Color Reel from HTV Studio. Juan Carlos Aguirre HTV Studio www.htvstudio.com
Cross convert in Resolve
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 4 years ago
Hi Everyone. I have a request to deliver our short film in UHD 50Fps. Our original master is UHD @ 23.98. Since we don't have the resources to go to a dub house and either access to a terranet. What a
Re: Cross convert in Resolve
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 4 years ago
Thanks Mark for your fast respond. This request is not a DCP, it an MXF for broadcast I guess, but thats the specs the distribution company its requesting. So beside droping in the time line my 23.87
XAVC Intra UHD on a MXF delivery
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 4 years ago
Hello Everyone. I have a client request to deliver masters in XAVC Intra UHD on a MXF container. I anyone have a experience on it, and if there any way resolve can export in this format. In the specs,
Re: XAVC Intra UHD on a MXF delivery
by Ritz Carltn 4 years ago
As my experience, it has transcoding feature in Media management or , DaVinci Resolve, in case of DaVinci Resolve, it just transcoding with Non-drop Frame, it was different the way of edius and Davinc
Video (SDI) Monitoring Low Res
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 5 years ago
Hi everyone, just turn to Fusion 8 Beta for Mac, and love it, even that is a totally learning prices coming from AFX, its super powerful. Been working in a couple of projects and realize that the Vide
Premiere, please do not overlap my clips...
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 5 years ago
Hi All, this might be a simple question but can't find the proper answer. Just move from FCP to PP-CC15 and overall I like it a lot, beside the new trick and shortcut I need to learn and setup, I'm ha
Re: Premiere, please do not overlap my clips...
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 5 years ago
Thanks Craig, for your fast response. Understand that snap works sometimes when dragging clips, but when you nudge left or right it don't, it always overlap..
MetaSan to 10gb
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 5 years ago
Hello Everyone. We are in the process of merging our current MetaSan fibre network to a 10Gb. Our current system is briefly like this. 4 mac-pros 5.1 for edit (FCP Premiere Resolve) 2 mac-pros (ashtra
Re: MetaSan to 10gb
by Bob Zelin 5 years ago
It's very inexpensive to do what you want 10 g works wonderfully I can't believe that no one responded to this I will call you Bob Zelin Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. bobzelin@icloud.com
Change subtitle button, and resume playing
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 5 years ago
Hi All, I already do a lot of research on this matter and either I'm not looking on the right place, or this is not possible, so question for the experts. Is there any way to create a button that just
Re: Change subtitle button, and resume playing
by Daniel Ludwig 5 years ago
Hey Carlos, first of all: resuming is not possible to implement using encore, therefor you need one of the pro-tools. if you like to change the audio or subtitles, set the dedicated audio subtitle-tra
Quicktime Export and DCP
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 8 years ago
Hello Guys, I'm so haply working with this new toy, its amazing how fast you can work with comparing with apple color (that was also very good, put not as power as resolve). I have a quick dumb questi
Re: Quicktime Export and DCP
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 8 years ago
Sorry sorry, I told you it was a dumb question, I'd figure it out.., but still looking for a DPC workflow. JC
VFX and presets
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 8 years ago
Hello Everybody, I'm new on this Resolve world, try switching from Apple color, and evaluating the light version of resolve. One thing I notice is that there are not VFX included, like adding grain, o
Re: VFX and presets
by Sascha Haber 8 years ago
Free grain on the foudry site...same stuff, more useable for longer pieces A slice of color... DaVinci 8.0.1 OSX 10.7 MacPro 5.1 2x2,4 24GB RAID0 8TB eSata 6TB GTX 470 GT 120 Extreme 3D+ WAVE www.sasc
Specs for Film Output
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 9 years ago
Hello Guys.. We are just to star post on a documentary that was shoot totally in DVcam. The hole idea is to finish this on 35mm blow up, but also know it may not happend. The reason for this post is t
Re: Specs for Film Output
by Michael Gissing 9 years ago
Edit at the camera frame rate (29.97) and output to digi beta. Then go to a facility with an Alchemist or Teranex and do the upscaling and pulldown removal.
Green screen shoots with Canon 7d
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 9 years ago
Does anyone have good experience using canon 7D for keying shoots, we have some spots to shoot. I love the 7d but never use it on a green screen. I'm worry about the H264 compression and the focus iss
Re: Green screen shoots with Canon 7d
by Norman Pogson 9 years ago
Focus shouldn't be an issue if you manually focus and blur the background.
Adobe Media Encoder, MPEG-2 for DGFastChannel
by Mike Healey 11 years ago
Hey Folks! I've looked around these posts for a specific fix for my issue with no luck. I'm using Adobe Media Encoder to export MPEG-2 spots for DGFastChannel. All my settings past their QC tests exce
Re: Adobe Media Encoder, MPEG-2 for DGFastChannel
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Hey Mike, I'm trying also to use Media encoder x CS4 to deliver to DG, could you point me in the right direction in terms of all the settings.. I have DG spec sheet, but no sure how to match it. Thank
Calibrating monitors with Kona 3
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Hey Guys... We are having some difficult to match our monitor outputs, and I'll like to calibrate my LCD's with the right tools. We bought a monitor probe eye-one display 2, recommended by JVC, that l
Re: Calibrating monitors with Kona 3
by walter biscardi 10 years ago
Juan Carlos Aguirre "but I'n not sure how can I calibrate the video output monitors." You use a proper probe for the broadcast monitors like the ones supplied by Flanders Scientific. We use all FSI b
Dubbing spots with different numbers
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Hello Everyone.. We normally do Tv spots x DR, and have to master same spot with multiple phone #, our last project was a long form 28:30 infomercial, that the client what to dub with 50 phone #'s, so
Re: Dubbing spots with different numbers
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
The problem is that we have fades in and out during the program... Seams that if we go over 8 bit's it wont need to render... I'll keep trying Thanks Juan Carlos Aguirre HTV Studio www.htvstudio.com
DVDSP, Encore or something else ?
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Hello All. We have to create a DVD for a Documentary we just finish, over all is very simple, just chapter menu, some extra features, and audio setup. We were using DVDSP all the time, for our normal
Re: DVDSP, Encore or something else ?
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Thanks Mike.. I'm reading a lot of post on the cow and seams that we can do this with DVDSP if we setup it right... We make some test on the menus and by not resizing it will keep a good quality, as y
Close-captioning in FCP
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Hi All Does any one know how can we display Close-caption on a monitor (either computer video or TV) from a tape capture with FCp on a Kona 3. Sorry if this is a very stupid question but I try so hard
Re: Close-captioning in FCP
by Bouke Vahl 10 years ago
Depends on your hardware. You need at least a CC capable monitor TV. Then you have to connect that trough some hardware that does not strip of the CC info. If you use a FW deck to go from FCP to you m
Converting 720p59.94 to 23.98
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Hello All First of all I'll appreciate those who take the time to reed this post. We are cutting a documentary that initially was intend to be broadcast and finish at 1080i but now my client has some
Re: Converting 720p59.94 to 23.98
by Arnie Schlissel 10 years ago
Technicolor probably has either a Teranex or an Alchemist. Ask them how much extra it would cost for them to do it. I suspect it would be less than you renting a Teranex. Plus, they already know how i
Useless Spotlight, need better search engine
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 10 years ago
Hello Guys. We are struggling form long time with spotlight and search since leopard upgrade, everyday our data raid is getting better and need a search program that works. Does any one have any sugge
Easy Find
by Shane Sokolosky 10 years ago
There is also Easy find that will search SAN volumes as a substitute if spotlight isn't working. http: www.devon-technologies.com download index.html Shane Sokolosky Consultant Systems Engineer XSAN f
NTSC - PAL setup with Kona 3
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 11 years ago
Hello guys, I read some posts about converting pal to ntsc, but not sure if this actually make right and with good quality. What I have: A 30 minutes NTSC quictime clip: 2 FCP systems with AJA Kona 3
Re: NTSC - PAL setup with Kona 3
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 11 years ago
Thanks Walter.. I was wishing to get another respond, but you are right..No I watch on detail I see all the motion jitters. We will send it to the expensive machine.. jaja JC Juan Carlos Aguirre HTV S
Best setup for edit for web
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 11 years ago
Hello All. We normally edit for broadcast, now we have a project that will be distributed by web and interactive kiosks. Does anyone can advice what will be a good work flow. For me seams that all wil
Re: Best setup for edit for web
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 11 years ago
Actually you can, using the Quicktime Export Components, and then select Flash Video FLV as an option. I don't remember if I install a plugin for quicktime but I can export FLV from compressor, Andrew
Best mic for round table shoot
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 11 years ago
Hello All.. We are shooting a round table with 6 to 8 persons, my client is little concern about the audio (in the past the have very bad experiences). Our main camera is a Sony FX1, hooked to a Beach
Re: Best mic for round table shoot
by Rodney Morris 11 years ago
Use the smallest round table you can find! Only 2 mics for eight people - yikes. You might be better off just using one omni directional mic in the middle of the table, assuming that it's a quiet room
Refreshing Renders and Audio
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 12 years ago
Hello this maybe an old problem that I been dealing since FCP 5.1.4 upgrade I think. Sometimes it happened, sometimes not, but specially on big sequences.. When we modify something in the time line th
FCP 5.1.4 & FCP 5.2 backward/forward compatible?
by Forrest Whitehead 12 years ago
HELLO, Can you open a project done in FCP 5.2 in FCP 5.1.4 and Can you open a project done in 5.1.4 in 5.2 Will my friend, who's using FCP 5.1.4 in her school, be able to go back and forth without a p
storage options?
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 12 years ago
Hello Guys.. I'm running a small post with 5 FCP, Xserve, Xraid over fibre.. I need to add more storage, and I'm looking for a new box, for almost 3 years Xraid is working fine, no problems at all, so
Re: storage options?
by Ramona Howard 12 years ago
Hello my friend :) Juan Carlos, Come by NAB and take a look at the newest happenings with RaveHD. 3.0 has taken all we have talked about and made it reality. Solid VTR functionality, storage, database
DA88 Export Splits from FCP
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 12 years ago
Hi All I need to export splits track to a DA88 deck as a client request for an old project. I have all sync on a FCP sequence. Is there any chance to export directly from the FCP to the DA88 as a norm
Re: DA88 Export Splits from FCP
by Michael Gissing 12 years ago
I would argue to deliver files, not DA-88. It is a hopeless format and ever sound post facility these days uses files. I always send aif files, all with a common file start. A split means music premi
1080i nightmare.. please help
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hi all, hope someone can help me.. We are finishing a 93 minutes show, that has been use any format you know from BetaSP, DV, DVCAM, DVCPro Varicam, HDV, and HDcam. We need to finish at 1920x1080 59,9
Re: 1080i nightmare.. please help
by Jeff Brown 13 years ago
To my knowledge, there is no such thing a 1080 59.97 i. 59.94 fields per second is 29.97 frames per second. Are you doing broadcast That would be 29.97, commonly known as 1080i30. -jeff
Xserve Raid Performance question
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hi all.. I have an XSR 14x500Gb on a Raid5 on each side, hooked to an Dual G5 trough Fibre. I'm using as video capture storage for uncompress 10bit SD Video For some reason I have a low performance o
Re: Xserve Raid Performance question
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
It's like 60%, if there any other thing that I need to look in order to the fragmentation . Thanks
Loging Question
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hi All Normally I log to my file share server under a user name and password (public ID) to access my shared volumes. I create a private volume that has a different user and password, that some times
X serve raid VS G-speed XL
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hi all. We are trying to upgrade our SAN system, right now we have an 7Tb Xraid (3.5 Raid 5) each side, with fibre hooked to 3 systems via Sanbox 5200, and works fine for SD. I hear that Xraid is slow
Re: X serve raid VS G-speed XL
by Jeff Bernstein 13 years ago
Quite frankly, if you are working in mostly DVCProHD, then you really don't need a faster RAID. The data rate per stream needed maxes out at around 14MB second, worst case scenario, depending on resol
Need a good DVD video recorder
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hi all. I'm looking for recommendations on a external DVD video recorder, specially with audio levels display. I search on web, but can't find one. If some one know any brand and model Thanks.. JC
Re: Need a good DVD video recorder
by Chris Borjis 13 years ago
not sure there is one with audio levels. what I do for that is use and old tape deck with led display route the signal through that (it shouldn't degrade if its a good one) The best DVD set top recor
Looping layers in AF7
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hello all Do anyone know if theres any option to loop a layer, I know that we can loop footage, using the interprete footage looping option, but this is not the case. I have a composition with a slide
Re: Looping layers in AF7
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
cool work's great... thaks a lot... JC
MPG4 to DV AVI on a Mac
by Paul Holzman 13 years ago
I have a program that exists as a hi-quality MPG4 (wide screen). Here are the specs: Duration: 0:06:33 Data Size: 79.93 MB Bit Rate: 1.70 Mbps Video Tracks: MPEG-4 Video, 640
Re: MPG4 to DV AVI on a Mac
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
I have clips capture on FCP on with DV codec, send it to a client who needs DV-AVI, and doesn't work.. How do I export.. as a DV stream or what settings did I need to use to ensure it will work on a P
metasan reviews..
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hi everybody.. I'm tying to implement SAN on my shop, I read that metaSAN is a good option, bot love to hear more pros&cons for someone already have it. As I said, we are a very small shop so we have
Re: metasan reviews..
by cee dee 13 years ago
what is the configuration of your setup. How is it all hooked up. How many metasan lan did you have to buy
Anyone need a good deal on a Sanbox 5200 2GB fibre switch?
by Chris Tomberlin 13 years ago
I have a used one with 8 active ports in perfect condition that I'll sell at a great price. Leave a message here if interested or email me at chris (at) outpostpictures dot com. Thanks ChrisChris Tomb
Re: Anyone need a good deal on a Sanbox 5200 2GB fibre switch?
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 13 years ago
Hey I'm looking for one.. please send me pricing & warranty info @ jc@htvstudio.com Thanks Juan Carlos
Text layer counting form 1 to 4000
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
Hi.. all Do anyone know if threes a plug-in or a preset that I can use to create a counter starting in 1 and ending on 4,000 with a text layer.. I use the character offset but it gave me random values
Re: Text layer counting form 1 to 4000
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
Works Great... Thanks a Million Only one more thing... is there a chance to add the coma for the thousand.... Thanks again
DVCpro component is pinky
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
Hi all
Re: DVCpro component is still pinky
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
Ok, that what I lately try.. DVCpro concect directly to a monitor true Y-Cb-Cr and composite outputs looks ok, DVCpro connected to IO true composite, with uncompress 8 and 10 bits looks ok BetaSP conn
Panasonic RS442 capture problem on FCP 5+
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
I see that this problem around lot of forums but I don
Re: Panasonic RS442 capture problem on FCP 5+
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
Yes Richard, AJA support send me a plugin for FCP.. after that everything works smooth. I have the file that works for my IO, so I you want to try It I can forward it to you....Let me konw. JC
Kona2 Vs Kona LH
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
Hi everyone... I'm looking to upgrade my IO to HD, in past post I read that Kona card is a good affordable option, but if there any difference (in terms of video quiality) between Kona 2 and Kona LH.
Re: Kona2 Vs Kona LH
by Juan Carlos Aguirre 14 years ago
Thanks Jeremy for your input.. I was really helpful JC
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