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steve hobbs

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December 19th 2005
26 Posts
Selling cameras, lenses and OConnor 2575D tripod
by steve hobbs 11 months ago
Selling off some of our cameras, lenses and tripod if anyone is interested. CANON HJ11ex4.7B Lens CANON HJ22ex7.6B Lens Panasonic AJ-HPX3700G Varicam Panasonic AJ-HPX2700G Panasonic AG-HPX500P O'Conno
Charging Batteries: leave on charger or no?
by steve hobbs 1 year ago
So I hear different views on this one. When charging batteries for cameras, lights, etc. is it better to leave them in the charger or take them off once fully charged
Re: Charging Batteries: leave on charger or no?
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
Depends on the battery chemistry and if it's a "smart" charger, i.e. a "balancing" charger. LiPo batteries with multiple internal cells use special circuitry that evens-out and matches the voltages in
Mac can't see external fibre drives after updating OS X
by steve hobbs 3 years ago
I am using a MacPro for video editing and just updated the OS X to Yosemite. Everything seems to works ok except my Ciprico MediaVault 4210 fiber drives don't show up. They are not showing in Disk Uti
Re: Mac can't see external fibre drives after updating OS X
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
Ran into that as well (and I have that same storage device) The entire issue was an older ATTO fiber channel 4gb card. Also I tested an apple branded fiber card and that didn't work either. At that ti
Capturing through AJA VTR Xchange, no Audio through Kona
by steve hobbs 6 years ago
Using an AJA Kona3, I've got a Varicam 2700 shooting at 1920x1080p 29.97 fps hooked up through SDI. For Audio I have a Sony wireless Lav hooked into a Shure 3 channel mixer to convert Mic to Line leve
Re: Capturing through AJA VTR Xchange, no Audio through Kona
by AJA Sales Department 6 years ago
The KONA 3 XLRs are designed for AES EBU digital audio, not analog audio. The Shure audio mixer is likely outputting balanced analog audio, not AES EBU digital audio. Please feel free to contact AJA T
P2 files play in Transfer window but won't import
by steve hobbs 9 years ago
Having a problem with P2 files not importing. There are several P2s from same cards that will import but 3 files refuse to cooperate. They will play in Transfer window but will not import. Using FCP 7
Re: P2 files play in Transfer window but won't import
by steve hobbs 9 years ago
Tried it in P2CMS and the files in question do not play. If fact they crashed P2CMS. A corrupt file I guess. But since it shows in Transfer window is it possible to fix
P2 files play in Transfer window but won't import
by steve hobbs 9 years ago
Having a problem with P2 files not importing. There are several P2s from same cards that will import but 3 files refuse to cooperate. They will play in Transfer window but will not import. Using FCP 7
Re: P2 files play in Transfer window but won't import
by Shane Ross 9 years ago
Everything else imports BUT these clips Might indicate some issue with the clips. You can try HD LOG, it has a REPAIR P2 function. Or, you can get Calibrated or MXF4Mac and bring in the footage withou
exporting FLV and SWF files
by steve hobbs 9 years ago
Since On2 Flix Exporter has gone away are there any solutions to exporting directly from FCP, Compressor, etc. FLV and SWF files
Re: exporting FLV and SWF files
by Gergo Szabo 9 years ago
There is a great way to make beautiful web videos (mp4). If you find a file on the net what has a great look and small size. If it is quicktime compatible then simply drag it to the Compressor Presets
Editing Security System videos
by steve hobbs 9 years ago
I have a client looking to retrieve files from a security system and have us edit in FCP. So far they have sent us .avi's that I can't open on my mac or pc. Anyone have any luck with doing this or sim
Re: Editing Security System videos
by steve hobbs 9 years ago
Tried Perian and Streamclip. Just get a white playback screen. Must be an unusual codec.
FCP clip timecode to DVCpro
by steve hobbs 11 years ago
I need to record clips from the FCP timeline to DVCpro and the timecode needs to be from the clips not the timeline. Is this possible I'm using AJA Kona 3 to Panasonic DVCpro AJ-SD93. More detail: I h
Re: FCP clip timecode to DVCpro
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
You're in for a world of hurt, espeically that deck. Why don't you keep it all digital and make Dv movies form them (from the raw footage) in compressor and deliver them a hard drive Jeremy
Clip Time Code to DVCpro
by steve hobbs 11 years ago
I need to record clips from the FCP timeline to DVCpro and the timecode needs to be from the clips not the timeline. Is this possible I'm using AJA Kona 3 to Panasonic DVCpro AJ-SD93. More detail: I h
Re: Clip Time Code to DVCpro
by Andy Mees 11 years ago
In future you might want to give them a burn in with both original clip timecode and your sequence timecode... then you would give them the dub with the sequence timecode. It may still be your best be
swf files from fcp
by steve hobbs 11 years ago
Is there a way to create swf files using fcp compressor
Re: swf files from fcp
by Ed Dooley 11 years ago
Buy a plug-in like ON2 Flix Exporter: http: www.on2.com index.php 399 They also have a stand-alone app: FlixPro It's been discussed many times in this forum, do a search. Ed
swf files from fcp
by steve hobbs 11 years ago
Is it possible to create swf file in fcp using compressor I see .flv as an option but not .swf. If not, what the best way to do this
need AVID consultant
by steve hobbs 12 years ago
I have a client who just purchased an AVID Liquid system and needs some help with it (by phone). If you know anyone that may be interested please email me at steve@vps1.com Thanks, Steve
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