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New Sony SxS PRO+ C Series Memory Cards

  Sony pleased to announce the SxS PRO+ C Series Memory Cards which will replace B Series cards in the month of NOVEMBER 2014. These new cards are ideal for use with Sony’s large sensor 4K camera technologies, giving content creators more flexibility and creative options for 4K, 2K or […]

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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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How to get Premium Support From Adobe

One difference with Creative Cloud for Teams versus the cheaper Creative Cloud for Individuals is that CC for Teams members get 2 Expert Support Sessions per license per year with Adobe. To start an Expert Support Session, you go to this url: http://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/creative-cloud-teams.html Once you sign in you should be […]

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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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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 […]