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steve dann

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March 29th 2010
71 Posts
Wiring 5 pin xlr phantom powered mic to 3 pin xlr
by steve dann 2 months ago
I need to connect a 5 pin xlr phantom powered mic. to a 3 pin xlr . I know the pinouts but I'm concerned about the phantom power. Can I link the hot and cold of both channels . Will that affect the su
Re: Wiring 5 pin xlr phantom powered mic to 3 pin xlr
by steve dann 2 months ago
Thanks Richard. The mic. is a short Sony gun mic. made specifically to fit on a professional Sony video camera. You can have the mic. output as stereo across ch. 3 & 4 or as mono to either or both chs
Premiere Pro browser behaviour Can't get drop down menu by control clicking on clips
by steve dann 5 months ago
Hi, Ive just clean installed High Sierra on a 2016 Macbook Pro and installed Prem Pro CC 13.0.3 build 9 from Creative Cloud. I've previously used PPCC 12 on El Capitan. Everything seems fine EXCEPT I
Re: Premiere Pro browser behaviour Can't get drop down menu by control clicking on clips
by steve dann 5 months ago
Oops ... I can control click browser clipsafter all, just have to click on border of icon and not the picture area.
Baffled by encoding times for rendered timeline
by steve dann 6 months ago
Premiere Pro CC 12.1.2 on 2016 Macbook Pro with 1TB SSD I'm editing a variety of video formats onto a XDCAM 422 1080 50i timeline and usually render as I go. Content includes phone variable frame rate
Re: Baffled by encoding times for rendered timeline
by steve dann 5 months ago
Thanks all for pointing me in the right direction This all makes sense. Much appreciated.
Premiere Pro CC not importing clips to destination folder.
by steve dann 8 months ago
This is a new problem after using PPCC for months. When I ingest media using media browser it no longer appears in destination folder. I have chosen 'copy ' and ingest is ticked. The work around is to
Re: Premiere Pro CC not importing clips to destination folder.
by steve dann 8 months ago
I shut down several times a day. I've reset PPro and also reset SMC and PRAM fr the hell of it.This started happening for no apparent reason...
Premiere Pro CC 2018 'Copy failed'
by steve dann 1 year ago
I'm ingesting 1080 50i XDCAM from a SxS card which seems fine EXCEPT that PrPro reports 'copy failed' with no more details available in Media Encoder. Only seems to happen while copying with MDS verif
Export problem in Premiere Pro CC. File doesn't get smaller when frame size is reduced.
by steve dann 2 years ago
I'm trying to export as small as possible an H264 mp4 file from PPCC using Media Encoder, for client preview. Quality not important so I've reduced to minimum but when I try to reduce file size furthe
Re: Export problem in Premiere Pro CC. File doesn't get smaller when frame size is reduced.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
steve dann "Are you saying that having reduced the frame size I should be able to manually reduce bit rate to get more or less the same picture quality " The encoder doesn't care about the resolution
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Strange FCP7 VO tool problem
by steve dann 5 years ago
Recently recorded a vo using the vo tool and the result sounded like it was speeded up and or higher pitched. Anyone else had this I didn't have time to check it out but closed FCP and trashed prefere
Re: Strange FCP7 VO tool problem
by steve dann 2 years ago
My solution was to reselect input even if its already selected and then never close vo tool. Minimising is fine, closing will require input to be reselected.
Export XDCAM EX to SxS card for camera playout
by Kale Zimny 4 years ago
Is there a way to export a finished project in FCP X in a format that I can use Content Browser Exporter to put on an SxS card so I can play it on my PMW-320 I am able to export via compressor with 16
Re: Export XDCAM EX to SxS card for camera playout
by steve dann 3 years ago
Hi, Not quite sure what to make of your recent post regarding exporting XDCAM from FCP X to SxS card. I've been failing to make this happen with FCP X for a while now, with the thought at the back of
Fields set to None in Motion appearing as Upper in FCP 6 (second time posting)
by Christopher McDonell 5 years ago
I posted this in the Motion section months ago but got no response. When I roundtrip from Motion 3 to FCP 6, some of my text looks interlaced (whether moving or stationary). I get jagged edges, especi
A question on field order in FCP7 Assistance please ...!?
by steve dann 5 years ago
Hi. I'm editing DVCAM in FCP7 and normally all is good regarding field order except that recently I've been given clips that were unaccountably upper field and produced the usual artifacts that I was
MXF files natively support in FCP 7
by Asadul Hossain 10 years ago
i intalled FCP7 some days ago,i heared that FCP7 support mxf files natively, i like to know how do i import mxf files to my timeline for editing with audio-vidio sync
Re: MXF files natively support in FCP 7
by dean Shull 5 years ago
Sony has a free plugin for log and capture on their site that will work for your version of Final Cut. There's also a program called Sony XDCAM transfer that will make it playable. The only difference
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Problem exporting DVCAM and 50Mb XDCAM from FCP7 to SxS card
by steve dann 5 years ago
I need to export an edited sequence from FCP7 to an SxS card for playout from a SxS camera or deck. I can export a 35Mb (4:2:0) XDCAM HD sequence to a card formatted as FAT. Two things that don't work
Re: Problem exporting DVCAM and 50Mb XDCAM from FCP7 to SxS card
by steve dann 5 years ago
To partially answer my own question in case it helps others... Still can't export a 422 50Mb xdcam file that's visible to a SxS deck or camera, but for anything to work I've realised that the SxS card
Panasonic AVC ULTRA and FCP 7
by steve dann 6 years ago
Anyone know if the new AVC ULTRA (not Intra) will work with FCP 7 No information from Panasonic as far as I can see. Hoping they will produce plug in if necessary ...
Re: Panasonic AVC ULTRA and FCP 7
by Mark Suszko 6 years ago
You'd first have to convert the AVC Ultra to something FCP 7 understands, using third-party apps.
Problem with exponential scaling ...
by steve dann 7 years ago
I'm scaling a layer from 10% to 100% while moving it across the frame in a straight line over the same duration. Problem is that the scaling doesn't happen at a uniform rate but choosing exponential s
Re: Problem with exponential scaling ...
by steve dann 7 years ago
Now that's a great idea, can't wait to try it. Many thanks.
Do I have potential problem?
by steve dann 8 years ago
Just noticed that I have firmware 1.04 on my EX3. I'm using, apparently successfully, Sandisk Extreme class 10 cards in a MXM adapter but have just read that SDHC use was added in firmware 1.10 All se
Re: Do I have potential problem?
by steve dann 8 years ago
This is great background info and much appreciated. Thanks again.
Green Screen frustration
by Tony Fields 8 years ago
I was trying to shoot some GS footage recently. I was using some fairly light green material (I do not have "chroma green" paint or a chroma cloth) and I tried to light it as evenly as possible, but h
Re: Green Screen frustration
by steve dann 8 years ago
Depends how light a green. Really should be a very saturated mid tone making it easier to separate out from foreground. Having said that if you have Keylight it will give you the best shot at pulling
RAM PREVIEW stops after 3 secs
by steve dann 8 years ago
I'm trying to ram preview a simple scale change to a 10 sec long 5Mpixel jpeg but ram p v stops after 3 secs and the rendered part plays in a loop. Have checked that disc cahce is on but don't know wh
Re: RAM PREVIEW stops after 3 secs
by steve dann 8 years ago
Hi Dave, Thanks for the reply. I was afraid of that, hoped I'd just mis-set something. Mac's already maxed out with RAM time to go shopping I suppose. Thanks for all the suggestions tho.
RAM PREVIEW stops after 3 secs
by steve dann 8 years ago
I'm trying to ram preview a simple scale change to a 10 sec long 5Mpixel jpeg but ram p v stops after 3 secs and the rendered part plays in a loop. Have checked that disc cahce is on but don't know wh
Re: RAM PREVIEW stops after 3 secs
by steve dann 8 years ago
Hi Dave, Thanks for the reply. I was afraid of that, hoped I'd just mis-set something. Mac's already maxed out with RAM time to go shopping I suppose. Thanks for all the suggestions tho.
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Where are AE plugins installed?
by steve dann 9 years ago
Anyone know where plugins are unstalled Can't find any of my existing plugins despite the fact they work.
Re: Where are AE plugins installed?
by steve dann 9 years ago
Thank you. I'm embarrassed I couldn't find it for myself, I did try ... honest.
Can you pan audio tracks on t/l before adding content?
by steve dann 9 years ago
That's it really, I kow how to pan individual clips or whole tracks and how to select stereo and mono for the t l but is there a way to set pan on tracks before you start dropping clips in. Ideally I'
Re: Can you pan audio tracks on t/l before adding content?
by Nick Meyers 9 years ago
you cant assign any value or effect to individual tracks, BUT you can assign a specific OUTPUT to an individual track. so if you have an i o card with lots of audio outs you can set your timeline up s
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