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Remote Desktop Support at Z Systems via Teamviewer

Z Systems has been offering remote desktop technical support for years. It is a great complement to telephone and on-site assistance and really shines for customers that are far away or have just a ‘quick question.’ We use Teamviewer to do this and have been really happy with the productivity […]

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The F5 gets a 4K upgrade via optional license

After a hack was recently discovered/announced that allowed PMWF5 to record 4K XAVC internally to an SxS Pro+ card, Sony announces an upgrade that will give the PMW F5 the power to do the same. The difference is the hack wouldn’t allow playback monitoring of the 4K XAVC footage. The […]

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Cine-EI Mode when recording S-Log2/3 and raw on the F5 and F55

Alister Chapman published this interesting article regarding Cine-EI Mode when recording S-Log2/3 and raw on the F5 and F55. Enjoy! http://www.xdcam-user.com/2013/12/cine-ei-mode-when-recording-s-log23-and-raw-on-the-f5-and-f55/

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Tricks and Tips re Version 3.0 of the Sony PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 4k Cine Alta Cameras

Now that version 3.0 has been out for the Sony PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 Cine Alta cameras, we are learning some of the new workflow options. This is just a really rough list for now, but I’ll be adding to it in the future. 1.  Playback of RAW footage now goes […]

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Sony Releases Version 3.0 for F5, F55 4K Cameras, and AXS-R5 RAW Recorder

Sony continues to add to the feature set of the PMWF5, PMWF55 Sony 4k Cameras, and AXSR5 RAW recorder.  Congrats to all that own them on getting a significantly updated device every couple months!  This version, version 3.0 is right on schedule! In addition, they’ve announced a version 4.0 slated […]

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DDP (Dynamic Drive Pool) by Ardis: A reliable SAN.

DDP is one of my favorite shared storage solutions. One reason I like DDP is because it’s built upon a very stable platform. The hardware consists of a fine quality rack-mount server as good as any of the more expensive SANS. Underneath it’s built on a Linux core with little […]

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Archiware P5 backup and Archive

Archiware P5 is my preferred backup and archive software for use in a video and audio production environment. It runs in a Mac or PC environment with superb stability and support for tape or hard drive-based backups, synchronization and archives. My favorite feature is the comprehensive index that Archiware P5 keeps […]