peter tours: Activity About Liked Images

Member Since:
December 16th 2006
366 Posts
100 posts
Friends:

Jon Chappell
TC Mismatch on HPX500
by peter tours 3 years ago
When the shooter changes from 1080 to 720 for slo mo, the TC appears to him to be ccontinuous. However as an editor, when I get the footage, the TC is not continuous with that 1080 ftg. What's he not
Best SSD for 2010 Mac Pro and CC 2015
by peter tours 4 years ago
I have a 2010 Mac Pro 12 Core 2.93 used almost exclusively for CC and am ready to jump to an SSD system drive. Please suggest the best for the purpose. It has to be SATA mount (drive bay) as my slots
Re: Best SSD for 2010 Mac Pro and CC 2015
by peter tours 4 years ago
I went with the OWC 3G in a drive bay. Installation shortly. Any advice is welcome. Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500
SSD Recommendations for 2010 Mac Pro
by peter tours 4 years ago
I have a 2010 Mac Pro 12 Core 2.93 used almost exclusively for CC and am ready to jump to an SSD system drive. Please suggest the best for the purpose. It has to be SATA mount (drive bay) as my slots
Re: SSD Recommendations for 2010 Mac Pro
by John Rofrano 4 years ago
peter tours "I have a 2010 Mac Pro 12 Core 2.93"Me too! ;-) (still has a lot of life left in it!) peter tours "Please suggest the best for the purpose. It has to be SATA mount (drive bay) as my slots
Move Download and Documents To New Drive?
by peter tours 4 years ago
My 2010 Mac Pro system disc is getting pretty full, and almost half of it is the contents of the Documents folder or the Download Folder. My question is, can I move those folders to another drive I ha
Re: Move Download and Documents To New Drive?
by peter tours 4 years ago
Thanks for the reinforcement and the tips. I'd add an SSD for cache, hell I'd add an SSD for they system disc, but I don't have any SSDs and I have lots of hard drive so I partitioned a 1TB drive 70 3
What font is this?
by Brandon Adam 5 years ago
I already tried Whatthefont numerous times but nothing exact is coming up. Any idea Thank you.
Re: What font is this?
by peter tours 5 years ago
Have you tried submitting a still to http: www.whatfontis.com or https: www.myfonts.com WhatTheFont I use them all the time and they are real time, on line font identifiers. It helps to upload a clear
Need Advice Fast On GPU For Win Editing
by peter tours 5 years ago
Mac guy needs Win CUDA GPU advice! Client is asking me what to put in his homebrew win boxes. I have a Mac GTX680 but apparently they are already outdated. The client just does 2K for the web, likely
Re: Need Advice Fast On GPU For Win Editing
by Oki Pienandoro 5 years ago
http: www.pugetsystems.com labs articles Adobe-Premiere-Pro-CC-Professional-GPU-Acceleration-502 ------------------------------------------ Sorry for the english, not native speaker.
Need PC Recommendations ASAP
by peter tours 5 years ago
Forgive me if this duplicates previous posts, but it's 3am and the new boss wants recommendations ASAP. Just started working in a shop with homebrew PCs w.o. approved GPU so software only. They are go
Re: Need PC Recommendations ASAP
by peter tours 5 years ago
Alex - I see your shop has been advertising again for the position I didn't win a few years back. The ads are everywhere! I thought you were a Mac and Motion guy... If you have some regional suggestio
HD-SDI Output HPX500
by peter tours 6 years ago
Is the HD-SDI output of an HPX500 full HD if recorded on an external recorder such as Atmos or KiPro Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1
Re: HD-SDI Output HPX500
by peter tours 5 years ago
We used a AJA Kai Pro and my idiot DP sent TC to it so I never saw more than 20 seconds before freaking out and leaving the studio after the whole day went down the toilet. Peter Tours TnT Video Servi
10.9.4 Very Slow - Anyone Else?
by peter tours 5 years ago
I have found since updating form 10.9.2 to 10.9.4 that boot ups are now taking as much as 10 minutes. Anyone else having this problem Anyone have a workaround Mac Pro 5.1 32gB Peter Tours TnT Video Se
Time Machine NG Twice
by peter tours 5 years ago
Came back from vacay today to find the usb external I use for time machine on my mac book pro is NG, won't mount. Then fired up my Mac Pro after 2 weeks and the same thing. Coincidence or is there an
10.9.3?
by peter tours 5 years ago
Mac Pro 5.1 GTX680 mac Editiion Currently running 10.9.2 Any know issues I should be aware if I consider updating to 10.9.3 Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 C
Re: 10.9.3?
by peter tours 5 years ago
Is 10.9.4 released or beta Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500 1979 - 1984 Datatron Vanguard 1984 - 1993 GVG VPE141 1993
Set Matte vs Track Matte
by peter tours 5 years ago
Trying to understand what the difference is between "Track Matte" key and "Set Matte" key. Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony B
Please advise - Can't Delete P2 Files
by peter tours 7 years ago
I have used P2 for a few years, and I routinely copy the contents folder and lastclip.txt to a new folder on my RAID, and when the project is over and backed up, I delete these folders. Until now. As
Re: Please advise - Can't Delete P2 Files
by peter tours 6 years ago
My solution probably won't help you. About a year ago, I upgraded from 10.6 to 10.7 and kept the 10.6 system drive on a shelf. So I reinstalled it, moving by system back to 10.6.8 and the P2 files on
LIfespan of a P2 Card?
by peter tours 6 years ago
Is there any documentation on the life expectancy of a Series E P2 card Assuming it formats and records, what other signs of failure should one be on the lookout for Thanks! Peter Tours TnT Video Serv
Re: LIfespan of a P2 Card?
by peter tours 6 years ago
Thanks! Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500 1979 - 1984 Datatron Vanguard 1984 - 1993 GVG VPE141 1993 - 1998 Media 100 1
Can I Improve A Frame Rate Debacle?
by peter tours 6 years ago
The crew shot what they thought was P2 @ 720p 59.9 but some setting was messed up (time lapse ) so I only have action on every FIFTH frame. The material is a model turning very slowly (1rpm) on a turn
Re: Can I Improve A Frame Rate Debacle?
by peter tours 6 years ago
Vodka! Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500 1979 - 1984 Datatron Vanguard 1984 - 1993 GVG VPE141 1993 - 1998 Media 100 19
Crazy Frame Rate Issue
by peter tours 6 years ago
I'm the editor so my knowledge of the camera is limited. It's an HPX500. The crew usually shoots 1080p30 (60i over 30p ) but this time shot 720P 59.9. However the footage - 3 different P2 cards - has
Light House Effect
by peter tours 6 years ago
The vision I have is a wedge ray of light emanating from a lighthouse that rotates and the light wipes the screen as a transition...anyone ever done that Looking for ideas. Thanks! Peter Tours TnT Vid
Re: Light House Effect
by Jon Kozenko 6 years ago
Peter, I was able to create a similar effect using the BCC Spotlight and a few Constant variables in Boris RED. First, I set the Light Source X and Y to Constant and set them towards the middle of the
Is The HD-SDI of an HPX500 FULL HD?
by peter tours 6 years ago
Besides, 720p does the HD-SDI output of the HPX500 put out full HD 1920x1080 or is it limited to 1280x1080 If the latter, does a KiPro uprez it Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL
Re: Is The HD-SDI of an HPX500 FULL HD?
by Reid VanVoris 6 years ago
I believe the SD-HDI out of the HPX500 is 8-bit. The KiPro records it as 10-bit, but the 4:2:2 color space is what will count most for the keying you're trying to do. Reid VanVoris e-Mail: r1108@hotma
Is There A Max Drive Capacity Limit For Mac Pro
by peter tours 6 years ago
Can I put 2TB, 3TB or 4TB drives into my 2010 Mac Pro and Raid them or are they too big (for the OS Hardware ) or is it ok All the same of course. Considering either of these: http: www.newegg.com Pro
Re: Is There A Max Drive Capacity Limit For Mac Pro
by peter tours 6 years ago
Not software RAID, you were right that it's the Apple Raid card. 2tb limit is what I suspected. What about 3mbs vs 6 mbs. According to Blackmagic drive speed app, my write speed is around 240mbs and m
Best Settings for Green Screen
by peter tours 6 years ago
I did a search before posting this and I apologize if i missed this covered previously. I am an editor and our crew uses a Panasonic HPX500 which records DVCPROHD1080 30p over 60i on P2. I am assuming
Re: Best Settings for Green Screen
by peter tours 6 years ago
So Gary are you suggesting simply recording the P2 files and not bother with the KiPro Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 5
Partition Question
by peter tours 6 years ago
My Mac Pro system drive is dual boot, 10.7 and 10.8. Until earlier today each partition occupied 500gb of a 1tb drive. I work in 10.7...the 10.8 is for "future use". Today using Disk Utility, I reduce
Drives to Update MacPro Internal Raid 1TB Drives
by peter tours 6 years ago
Could use some input on HD quality: I want 3 of these http: www.amazon.com gp product B004CSIG1G ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1 ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER but realistically can only afford either this ht
Re: Drives to Update MacPro Internal Raid 1TB Drives
by Bob Zelin 6 years ago
let me make this simple Peter - just like Eric said, these are cheap desktop drives. It sound like you are going to create a RAID inside your Mac Pro. This drive array will ultimately fail, you will u
Error Message - OS or Pr? And What To Do?
by peter tours 6 years ago
I've had this error message all day, have restarted, blasted PRam, blasted prefs, repaired dics permissions, cleaned media cache, copied and pasted the project to a new one and everything else I can t
Re: Error Message - OS or Pr? And What To Do?
by peter tours 6 years ago
Thanks Kris - actually I have tried that, tried XML export import but lost attributes, Also tried prefs, permissions, p-ram, media cache, etc etc. To copy and paste the sequence into a new project doe
Defrag...or something?
by peter tours 6 years ago
I am wondering if after removing big chunks of data, for instance media files from several NLE projects from my RAID (0) if there isn't some sore of utility to run like defrag or something to beter si
Re: Defrag...or something?
by peter tours 6 years ago
Thanks! Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500 1979 - 1984 Datatron Vanguard 1984 - 1993 GVG VPE141 1993 - 1998 Media 100 1
XDcam FCP Lhi Guidance Needed
by peter tours 7 years ago
Using XDcam 1080i ftg for first time with 7.0.3. I have an AJA Kona Lhi and there isn't an AJA easy setup for XDcam. The files are .mov and play out of sync even when I allow the clip to determine the
Can't Unlock/Delete P2 File From Hard Drive
by peter tours 7 years ago
Copies of P2 cards on my RAID are locked and I cannot delete them. This appears to be new. I have set permissions and applied them, all the usual stuff. This is only stuff from the last couple of mont
Re: Can't Unlock/Delete P2 File From Hard Drive
by peter tours 7 years ago
Yes, I did, thanks. However I have solved the problem in the most unlikely of ways. In July, long before these projects, I installed a new boot drive with Lion and that's what these projects were done
Red On Premier CS6
by peter tours 7 years ago
Will either a CUDA GPU or more RAM speed up Red renders on Premiere Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500 1979 - 1984 Data
Re: Red On Premier CS6
by peter tours 7 years ago
Given the continuing presence of FCP7, Red and BCC7 on my system it's likely Premiere is simply too rich for my blood....no that's not it, I actually resent having to plow around $1200 into a 2010 Mac
Lion & Dual Monitors
by peter tours 7 years ago
I am being nudged into updating my Mac Pro to Lion, however I have seen some posts elsewhere about issues with dual monitors, which I rely on. What is the issue Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fo
Re: Lion & Dual Monitors
by John Davidson 7 years ago
Maybe they're referring to Full Screen apps. When you go FS, one monitor becomes kind of dormant. Solution, don't use full screen. Adobe apps don't even go FS, so it's really not a big deal. John Davi
Installing New Mac Pro System Disc with Exisiting Raid
by peter tours 7 years ago
Bob Zellin will jump all over me again for using the Mac Raid Card, but I can take it ;) I want to replace my system drive as it is the end result of too many migrations and has too many quirks to iiv
Re: Installing New Mac Pro System Disc with Exisiting Raid
by Laco Gaal 7 years ago
Bob, is this also true, if I have a 4-disk software RAID0 in my Mac Pro, in bays 1-4, and have an SSD with the OSX on it under the optical drive I actually only want to upgrade to Mountain Lion on the
AJA Support for Adobe CS6!
by AJA Sales Department 7 years ago
New AJA Windows and Mac Plug-Ins for Adobe now support the recently released Adobe CS6, providing tighter integration between Adobe software and AJA I O devices for easier operation and huge performan
Re: AJA Support for Adobe CS6!
by peter tours 7 years ago
Working with no issues to NTSC and HDMI both PPCS6 and FCP7. Thanks AJA! Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500 1979 - 1984
XML Exports Missing Audio
by peter tours 7 years ago
On continuing projects I export an XML of the active sequence at the end of each day - just in case. Sometime in the last several days the files are missing the audio tracks. Whether I export a sequen
Re: XML Exports Missing Audio
by peter tours 7 years ago
Jon - I had v1 or less. Long time ago. Got lost adding my XMLs - can you walk me through adding my own XMLs for analysis against the project Or do I need auto saves not xmls...like i said, confused. F
Mac Raid Card Question
by peter tours 7 years ago
Go ahead and get it out of your system. I know y'all hate the thing but it's a fact of life for me. Here's my config: Bay 1: system drive 10.6.8 Bay 2-4 Raid 0 The card sees 2 Raid sets: RS1, a JBOD o
Re: Mac Raid Card Question
by peter tours 7 years ago
Thanks for the info Bob. I knew it would be you and pretty sure how you would editorialize. Best regards, peter (bordering on obsolescence myself). ps: prbly gonna add PP CS6 to the list as soon as AJ
Lhi & CS6
by peter tours 7 years ago
I've downloaded the trial of CS6 and my Kona Lhi is not showing up in the playback menu. I assume there will be a driver shortly Anyone know anything about using an Lhi with PP CS6 For FCP7 I use 2 mo
Re: Lhi & CS6
by peter tours 7 years ago
I wouldn't be in such a hurry but it's the 30 day trial version - before I commit to buy. Thanks, peter Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 197
Need Advice On Brokering Sale of Original Music - Please read to understand
by peter tours 8 years ago
We are a small production company that was recently asked by a longtime client to contact some composers to commission a piece of original music. We use stock music tracks only so this is not in our a
Re: Need Advice On Brokering Sale of Original Music - Please read to understand
by Todd Terry 8 years ago
Just on the surface, it seems to me that you need two separate agreements and contracts... and I think that would solve the problem. First you buy the music from the composer, at whatever price you an
+1
Audio Problems with Kona LHi and FCP7
by Gary Askham 8 years ago
Has anyone else in the last few months had any problems with their Kona cards stopping outputting audio for no apparent reason We run half a dozen Leopard FCP 7 systems on Nehalem Mac Pros and over th
Re: Audio Problems with Kona LHi and FCP7
by peter tours 8 years ago
Yes I have and it's becoming chronic. Reinstalling software, flashing rom, all the tricks are not working any more. HDMI audio is ok so we are temporarily looping montoring off an HDTV. AJA seems to n
Final Cut Pro 7 after Mac OS X Lion 10.7 upgrade
by Paul Escandon 8 years ago
Hey everyone - I was hoping to hear from editors with a Final Cut Pro 7 setup how their system responds after the recently released upgrade to Lion OS X 10.7. Please tell us your thoughts and experien
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 after Mac OS X Lion 10.7 upgrade
by Paul Escandon 8 years ago
Whoa Dave, WHOA!! I think a lot of us here have multiple machines, some of which are our primary production machines and some of which may be personal machines that also run a copy of FCP. It's absolu
+3
peter tours liked this 8 years ago
LTO on Mac Pro OS X??
by peter tours 8 years ago
See my profile picture That's just archival drives - my current projects are always on the 3tb internal Mac Pro RAID 0. Has anyone had a first hand successful implementation of LTO-5 backup and retore
Re: LTO on Mac Pro OS X??
by peter tours 8 years ago
Can I ask from where did you buy the package and how much did you pay My 8th mega firewire drive arrived today - I am drowning in data! Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5
Advice on LTO Drive for Mac Pro
by Andrew Hays 8 years ago
We are looking into getting LTO drives where I work and I was wondering if any of you could give some pointers or advice about using LTO with Mac Pro's in general and whatever else you feel is importa
Re: Advice on LTO Drive for Mac Pro
by peter tours 8 years ago
Hey Bob - I've Googled my fingers off only to find the LTO world is pretty muddy for guys like us. What I have found is a hodgepodge of manufacturers and VARs and no one focused on the independent edi
Premiere & Final Cut Use Same Card?
by peter tours 8 years ago
Can my Kona Lhi card that I use with FCP7 also be used with PP5 on the same Mac Can the drivers co-exist Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 19
Re: Premiere & Final Cut Use Same Card?
by peter tours 8 years ago
For what it's worth, with the same driver I get composite and HDMI. Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL TRI EA5 1974-1977 Convergence ECS1B 1977-1979 Sony BVE 500 1979 - 1984 Data
FCP 7 Pref Anomoly
by peter tours 8 years ago
Does anyone know why this second and odd set of prefs is appearing along with the normal prefs 3064_screenshot20111005at4.56.51pm.png.zip 7.0.3 10.6.7 12 Core 12gb RAM Peter Tours TnT Video Services,
Re: FCP 7 Pref Anomoly
by peter tours 8 years ago
I thought you were getting too humg up on the fact is was a search, but now I get the impression it's supposed to be there and maybe not the anomoly I thought it was. Peter Tours TnT Video Services, I
How Can I Be Out Of Memory
by peter tours 8 years ago
I have been getting Out Of Memory Errors when I go to render lately. Here's the mix: FCP 7.0.3 OSX 10.6.7 Mac Pro 12 Core 12 GB RAM So how can I be out of memory Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
Re: How Can I Be Out Of Memory
by John Davidson 8 years ago
I get this error a lot when I have lots of photos in a project. Try using lower resolution photos if that's what you have going on, or perhaps rendering your photos out as movies. John Davidson Presid
Color Matching - For Real?
by peter tours 8 years ago
I wasn't planning to move to X anytime soon, but some severely mismatched P2 ftg has me thinking of using the color matching feature in X and then exporting the files back to 7. Is this nuts Is it wor
Re: Color Matching - For Real?
by peter tours 8 years ago
Oliver - if I already owned X I suppose it would be of help but you are of course correct about just using the 3way. Besides, everyone loves a 3way ;) Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderd
Color Match Video Tutorial?
by peter tours 8 years ago
I have some serious color matching issues. I have BCC7 and Red 5 but the color matching filters and their pdf's are really confusing. Is there a video tutorial anywhere Thanks Peter Tours TnT Video Se
Re: Color Match Video Tutorial?
by peter tours 8 years ago
Thanks Boris - I tried the pdf's in BCC but frankly I learn better from video than print. It seems very complicated and my footage is wildly different, and of course they want it yesterday. Peter Tour
tutorial for BCC 6 color match?
by Jon Iverson 10 years ago
Hi, Recently downloaded a demo of Boris Continuum Complete 6 for AE in order to try out the color match plug-in. This plug-in seems like it might be quite good in matching one video clip to another, b
Re: tutorial for BCC 6 color match?
by peter tours 8 years ago
Found this looking for BCC Color Match tutorial - I don't understand at all. Does anyone know if there is a video tutorial Thanks in advance! Peter Tours TnT Video Services, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, FL T
HSN - 720p/60 to ProRes HQ 1060i/29.97
by peter tours 8 years ago
I have an FCP sequence that is DVCPRO HD 720p 59.94 and HSN's specs are ProRes HQ, Interlaced, 1980x1080, Top Field First, 29.97df. I have Compressor (latest) and Media Encoder CS5. How do I get there
Re: HSN - 720p/60 to ProRes HQ 1060i/29.97
by peter tours 8 years ago
Thanks - I wound up watching some tutorials and basically did the same thing you suggest, just in Compressor. I have been spanked before about exporting from FCP compared to Compressor. I chose the un
© 2019 CreativeCOW.net All Rights Reserved
[TOP]