RT & Slow Motion in FCP by Jared Picune 8 years ago I have some footage, 720p 60. Editing ProRes at 23.97 but want to mix the footage, real time and also in slow motion. I've been copying the clip, then using Cinema Tools to re conform the clip to the
Re: RT & Slow Motion in FCP by Shane Ross 8 years ago Well, if you don't want to use the clip at normal speed, ONLY as slow motion, feel free to just conform the clip. You still have the masters backed up somewhere, right If you DO want to use it as norm
Thunderbolt by Bruno Tonelli 8 years ago Is Thunderbolt Promise Technology 12TB Pegasus R6 RAID Storage with Thunderbolt (6x 2TB) better solution than Caldigit HD2 Pro Specs are the same but the price of Promise is much lower.
Re: Thunderbolt by Jared Picune 8 years ago If you are only dealing with the RED and Canon 5D you might not need speeds that the HDPro2 can provide. You might look at the HDOne or HDElement. You are looking to get 4 units Jared Picune CalDigit.
CalDigit SuperShare by Doug Bassett 10 years ago Anyone using CalDigit SuperShare It sounds too good to be true. There must be something I'm missing. 20Gbs at half the price of editshare or xsan plus you can use any san software you want. There has
Is it time for a RAID? by Cody Walters 10 years ago A week ago I know nothing about RAID systems. After burying myself in these forms, and a lot of googling, I'm wondering if it's my time to purchase of an 8 bay RAID from CalDigit. Specifically the HD
Re: Is it time for a RAID? by Jared Picune 10 years ago Cody, Let me know if you have any questions about the HDElement. Sounds like it will be a good fit for you though. One of the nice things about he HDElement is you can attach up to 3 HDElements at onc
News: The CalDigit AV Drive Now Shipping by Cow News Droid 10 years ago (Placentia, California--September 7, 2010) The CalDigit AV Drive is now shipping. CalDigit has been dedicated to creating RAID storage solutions, specifically designed for the demanding content creati
Kona LHi Slot on new 2009 8-Core Mac Pro by Jay Moffat 10 years ago Hi, I have a new Mac Pro 8-Core 2.27, using a Kona LHi, and I think the slots on this machine are a little different to what is being recommended in the AJA documentation, which seems to be for the ea
Daisy Chained drives and FCP by Seth Keal 11 years ago I am working on a pretty large feature Documentary. I have 5 terabyte drives daisy chained together via firewire 800. I have imported my P2 Footage via mxf4mac. I have a Power Mac G5 dual 1.8 ghz wit
Re: Daisy Chained drives and FCP by Jared Picune 11 years ago Unforturentrly the CalDigit RAID Card is only PCIe. The HDOne, HDPro, and CalDigit VR can all be used in PCI-x machines though. Jared PicuneCalDigit. Serious Storage.
ProRes422 Storage Solution by Samuel Hall 11 years ago I've recently started shooting HDV with a Canon XH-A1 and transcoding to ProRes422 on my MacBook Pro 2.4 GHz, 4GB RAM and Final Cut Studio 2. The drive I'm capturing to now is a G-Drive Q 500GB. I've
Re: CalDigit VR is the answer by Jared Picune 11 years ago Walter I don't want to make a big deal out of this, but you are mistaken with the products that you are talking about. I don't want to confuse people who come here to get correct information. walter b
External Hard drive advice? by Nate Nowlin 11 years ago Hi everyone. I'm a FCP Motion graphics guy working on a iMac 3.06 (4 GB RAM). I'm looking to get another external hard drive, and I was wondering if you all had any suggestions warnings etc. I've been
Re: External Hard drive advice? by Jared Picune 11 years ago You will end up paying a little more for the G-Tech or CalDigit drives, but they are also designed to last longer. Beyond that the CalDigit VR has removable drives which allows you to upgrade, replace
Mac book pro-which one? by David Linstrom 11 years ago Greetings, I need to do some editing in the field. Very basic stuff, mostly checking picture for the editor. FCP6. DVCProHD off of a P2 card. Questions: How much faster is the 2.8GHz MacBookPro than t
Re: Mac book pro-which one? by Jared Picune 11 years ago Shane Ross "I like the Caldigit drives" The CalDigit VR is great for the field. It has an LCD display so you can be confident that your RAID initialized properly and that the array is functioning pro
After Effects + Mac Pro set up by Jeff Passetti 11 years ago Hi all: First, reading all your posts on Creativecow amazes me. All of you are very helpful and resourceful. I'm glad there are places like this around. I'm interested in getting set up to do some pro
Re: After Effects + Mac Pro set up by Jared Picune 11 years ago Jeff Passetti "RAID card: yes or no " Check out the CalDigit RAID Card which is currently on sale for $349. While there are a lot of options for storage out there, the CalDigit RAID Card provides 100
Need FCP/Kona 3 set up advice by marco bella 11 years ago I've recently taken on my first HD edit project. Footage was all shot on P2, 720 60p. I'll be editing in FCP Studio 2 with a Kona 3 board and CalDigit RAID installed - for the first time. Client needs
Re: Need FCP/Kona 3 set up advice by Jared Picune 11 years ago I'm using a similar setup, Kona and CalDigit, but working in 1080i60. For one of my clients, we've cut about 100 commercials, the older ones are all SD, and the newer ones are all HD. Since our media
PC to MAC Codec question by ian Karr 13 years ago Hey.. I'm going to be outputting files to tape that will be sent by animators using PCs. What codec should they render to so that the clips will play in real time on my kona 2 on the mac Thanks! Ian K
Help trying to view Shake out of Kona. by keicol 13 years ago It would be very nice to view Shake as I'm able to view Final Cut Pro, on my broadcast monitor. Do I have to set it up through the Control Panel under Control Tab: Default Kona Output: Macintosh Deskt
Re: Help trying to view Shake out of Kona. by Jared Picune 13 years ago There is a button in Shake that looks like a TV set (under the viewer), just click that and you are good to go.Jared PicuneIdea Spring Editing, Inc. Denver Final Cut Pro UGGeeky Mac FCP Tips & Tricks
Apple NAB Event? by Torv Carlsen 14 years ago Does anyone have any word on Apple's anual NAB get together which for the past few years has taken place on Sunday at 11 I haven't heard a peep from Apple yet.
Re: Apple NAB Event? by Jared Picune 14 years ago I have been wondering the same thing. However, I heard that there will be no event this year from my VAR. So I am hoping that they are wrong, as I took at 7am flight to get to Vegas for that. We still
Slow text render workarounds? by hsmtp+ 15 years ago Hello, I'm currently working with lots of texts in Motion 2. The same problem was with Motion 1. And it renders very slow even on my 6800 Ultra card. Are there any workarounds to speed-up the process
Re: Slow text render workarounds? by Jared Picune 15 years ago I have done numerous text renders with motion and have always found it to be extremely fast. I wish that I could be of more help.Jared Idea Spring Editing, Inc. Denver Final Cut Pro UG
Font Problem Please Help! by Jared Picune 15 years ago Thanks in advance, if anyone can figure this one out. I have some fonts that I received for a project I will be working on later this week. They are all postscript type 1. I cannot get Fontbook to ins
Re: Font Problem Please Help! by Jared Picune 15 years ago Thank you all for your help. I had contacted my client and explained the problem. Then sent me some new files, and some of them worked, but others didn't. I got what I needed though. I am not exactly