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ralph bertini

* Over 25 yrs in production business
* Downsized from corporate facility
* Teaching at college and high school
* Old dog trying to learn new tricks
Member Since:
February 27th 2002
377 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Lanoka Harbor, NJ
can't print to tape and more weirdness
by ralph bertini 10 years ago
I am experiencing a bizarre problem and am not sure if its an FCP problem or a mac issue. Working on an dual g5 and running studio 2. While editing I keep losing output to my ntsc monitor and refresh
Upgrade from 5.7.2 to 5.8.4
by ralph bertini 10 years ago
Hi all, My Avid workstation has sat idle for quite some time. Teach at a college where we use FCP exclusively. I have a student who would like to learn AVID...or at least what I can remember. Anything
compressor woes
by ralph bertini 10 years ago
I'm really stumped. I can't get compress to work any more. I've tried several approaches from removing receipts for qmaster, compressor etc to trying a complete removal of FCP. No luck. When When I ex
Re: compressor woes
by Rafael Amador 10 years ago
You may try this as wel: http: www.digitalrebellion.com fcs_remover.htm They have a little application too to repair Compressor when is not working properly. rafael www.nagavideo.com
CS4 system
by ralph bertini 10 years ago
My college is putting together a CS4 system for me and I read a tech note from adobe saying that it does not recommend using firewire drives for video. Anyone shed any light on that College IT dept. i
Re: CS4 system
by ralph bertini 10 years ago
Thanks "Life is happens when your busy making other plans" -John Lennon
blur logo tutorial
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
Is there a tutorial to blur a logo on a tshirt
Re: blur logo tutorial
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
Thanks for your time. I'll give it a try. "Life is happens when your busy making other plans" -John Lennon
freeze frames
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
We created some freezes in FCP and added them to the bin. Suspecting we were having a drive problem in mid project we moved all our files to an external just in case. Lucky for us, drive went "rogue".
reinstall compressor
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
Can I reinstall compressor without affecting a project in FCP. Thanks, Ralph "Life is happens when your busy making other plans" -John Lennon
Re: reinstall compressor
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
Thanks "Life is happens when your busy making other plans" -John Lennon
export to compressor
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
Exporting a project from FCP using compressor and there's no problem with settings destinations etc. When I try to submit the job, a dialog box pops up and says that I can't submit the job, restart co
Re: export to compressor
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
Thanks for the link, sorry for the long delay. That doesn't seem to be the case. It seems more like the install went kablooey. I'm thinking of just re-installing compressor but I'm afraid for my nearl
importing
by ralph bertini 11 years ago
Trying to import an mpeg into final cut with audio. File plays back fine in QT but no audio when I bring it into FCP. Thanks "Life is happens when your busy making other plans" -John Lennon
Re: importing
by Francis Hughes 11 years ago
If its a file that you made, check your audio settings, mainly that its set to LCM I think is the one you want.
spinning newspaper effect
by ralph bertini 12 years ago
Doing a 1950's style spinning newspaper effect. got the image into motion, applied grow shrink and spin behaviors. I can get it to do what I ant...kind of. I want it to grow from small to large, spinn
Re: spinning newspaper effect
by Burt Hazard 12 years ago
I seem to remember a funny sight gag from LOVE AT STAKE in which we see an ubiquitous spinning newspaper on a black background, the camera zooms out (or we cut to a wide shot, I forget which ("witch "
lower thirds
by ralph bertini 12 years ago
Sorry for the elemental nature of my question but here goes. I'm working with a lower third template, got the text in etc. I seem to remember being able to export that to the desktop and import it int
Re: lower thirds
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Sorry mate...can't help ya with your memory. Hell I have enough problems with my own. Aaron Aphasia
importing a clip or open file
by ralph bertini 12 years ago
We are a campus TV station and using an automation software to schedule and run our programs. It saves the files as separate avi and wave files. Our ops guy wants to check the captures but there's no
Re: importing a clip or open file
by Edward Troxel 12 years ago
creatureteacher "Is there any way to bring both files to the timeline at the same time and in sync " Select both files in the Vegas Explorer, right-click and drag to the timeline, from the pop-up men
audio sounds terrible in avid
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Hi, I'm not sure what i'm doing wrong but...Editing in Avid xpro, exported a clip with very hissy audio into audition. Exported as an avi and then imported unto audition thru extract audio from video.
Re: audio sounds terrible in avid
by Durin Gleaves 13 years ago
Hi creatureteacher, I'm not overly familiar with Avid, but perhaps you're saving the file as a 32-bit WAV. I've found that 32-bit WAV and AIFF support is not handled the same in all applications. Mayb
setting for external ntsc monitor
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Hi, Setting up a vegas edit station for the first time and trying to get output to a ntsc monitor. Selected pv to ext mon, looked in the prefs and other settings. What we're getting is the video outp
Re: setting for external ntsc monitor
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
What are your settings, is there a machine template for this unit We're suspecting that may have a bum FW card. While I'm not convinced our project settings are totally correct, no matter what we do t
setting up for external preview monitor
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Hi, Setting up a vegas edit station for the first time and trying to get output to a ntsc monitor. Selected pv to ext mon, looked in the prefs and other settings. What we're getting is the video outpu
Still can't hear audio out
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
I had posted this a week ago, thanks all who responded. i've checked every setting I could find, including the windows mixer settings, the device settings, device order and whatever else i could find
Re: Still can't hear audio out
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Willie, I managed to do it! Who said old guys can't do this stuff. Actually the dummy book was quite helpful. Thanks for the offer of help. I have another cut to fix, I may take you up on it. Have a h
can't hear output from audition
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
I had posted this a few weeks ago, thanks all who responded. i've checked every setting I could find, including the windows mixer settings, the device settings, device order and whatever else i could
Re: can't hear output from audition - solved
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
I knew I was dense but this takes the cake. I simply plugged an audio cable from the sound card into a speaker and ...audio. I was so focused on mojo I overlooked the obvious. I'll check out the rewir
can't hear output
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Just installed audition on my xpro 4.6 with mojo system. XW 8200 with all approved components. I imported a clip into audition and voila its there, I see the meters bouncing but I can't here any audio
Re: can't hear output
by willie toth 13 years ago
Ralph, There are a couple of places you need to check ... Go to OPTIONS DEVICE ORDER and see what your defaults are for your playback ... Do you have multiple sound cards or just one Did you try the p
adobe audition
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Just installed audition on my xpro system. XW 8200 with all approved components. I imported a clip into audigy and voila its there, I see the meters bouncing but I can't here any audio thru my system.
Re: adobe audition
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Sorry, xpro 4.6, mojo xw8200 all approved components
Audio Underrun on DV Device
by Mike Burchett 13 years ago
Hi guys, I'm having difficulties exporting a timeline to tape with XPress Pro. It works fine for roughly fifteen to twenty minutes but then aborts and gives me the error: "Excpetion: Audio Underrun on
Re: Audio Underrun on DV Device
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Are you using mojo
moving clips from one track to another
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
I want to move 2 clips vertically on the timeline. I remember reading it somewhere but for the life of me I can't find where i read it. Thanks- Ralph
Re: moving clips from one track to another
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Thanks, I knew it was something like that. It was the ctrl command I was missing
LaCie ext sata drive
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Anyone have any experience with the new ext sata PCI-x or PCI-e drive. I'm considering adding storage and ran across this on their website.
Re: LaCie ext sata drive
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Thanks for the info. I know LaCies run VERY hot. I have the G-Tech at work and other than replacing the bad switch It works very quiet and cool. No problems since then.
Audio Underrun and/or Access Violation
by ryan918 13 years ago
Using Avid Xpress Pro on a PC, I've been getting either one of the error messages above whenever I try to batch digitize a clip that's longer than four minutes. It's either one or the other messages,
Re: Audio Underrun and/or Access Violation
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
i had a heck of a time with underruns. In my case is was a bus conflict. Meaning it could not keep up with the data stream. I encountered this while trying to install internal sata drives. My problem,
No sound in Motion imports
by stu aull 13 years ago
Hi All Motion2 G5 PPC 2.0 Dual 4Gigs Ram Tiger 10.4.2 Import clips from FCP 5.0 (off the array, not "export to" within FCP) - no sound on clips! Media info sez there is 48KHz sound, but nothing shows
Re: No sound in Motion imports
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
I did it. Exported the clip as qucktime audio only. You won't believe what the problem was. The one of the billions of little mute buttons must have been active. Unchecked it and voila audio on the ti
Where's my audio???
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
Hi all, Importing some clips with audio and for the life of me I can't seems to get when I playback the motion timeline. I've looked for mute buttons and little things easy to miss but I must be missi
dissolving images
by ralph bertini 13 years ago
I'm learning both FCP and Motion all while trying to complete a high visibility project on a tight deadline (just shoot me). Found a template that will do just nicely. It has 3 moving windows, text, e
old dongles
by ralph bertini 14 years ago
Here's abizarre request. I'm trying to revive an old 8100 nubus mac running 2.6.2 m100. I'm giving it to a student of mine to play around with. Believe it or not the system still works. I have the sof
Re: old dongles
by ralph bertini 14 years ago
Thanks so much! Lacey Township High School 73 Haines Street Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734 Attn: Ralph Bertini TV Studio
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