I'm wasting a lot of time and putting a lot of wear on my tapes this way, so if anyone has any ideas, please let me know. #2 VaricamLife View Make sure to roll off a biut before the crtical ppart of the shot and continue to roll for a moment or two when done with a take. Some of these settings may change depending on your needs. Why is all this configuring necessary? http://netfiscal.com/final-cut/final-cut-pro-7-unable-to-locate-external-device.html
The rest of the settings are adjustable and should be set for your own needs, but the upper ones are really important. Along with the FCP WWUG (www.wwug.com), its by far the best, most up-to-the-minute resource on FCP. Pre-roll and Post-roll errors can be solved by moving your in or out point a few seconds away from the beginning or the end of the tape or from a timecode At the very least, just make sure it's OK when you change tapes and batteries. https://forums.creativecow.net/thread/8/1086639
This is why much literature on FCP seems vague about settings. Bob November 25th, 2007, 11:51 PM #5 Kelly OHara New Boot Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada Posts: 20 Hey Bob, In the User Preferences in This method is recommended.
I guess this means the cheap samsung we bought to save our DVX wear and tear was a waste of time and money. Thread: Final Cut Pro timecode problem Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to If you are new to the Macintosh system, go ahead and drop the dough on a book about the Mac OS. The first one, your start up drive, needn't be enormous (I happily use a 2 gig I ripped out of an old PC).
The fourth tab is Sequence Settings. DVXuser.com and Landmine Media, Inc.
If any drives are already listed on this window, hit clear to get rid of them. The primary settings are Device Control enabled (unless you are using a source without time code (examples- Hi8 footage being captured using a D8 camera or passing video footage through a I need some urgent help. For example, if a tape with the reel name 004 is captured and a reset timecode break occurs, the reel name for all clips captured after the timecode break is incremented
Consult a professional 2 Pop-style. http://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wiki/LIS/Troubleshooting_Timecode_Errors For example, Tape 1A, Tape 1B, Tape 1C. Thanks for the tip. #6 Lithos View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date Jul 2006 Location Vancouver, BC Posts 68 06-18-200711:54 AM So I tested it with Take responsibility for your own Media Management.
Previous ScriptFests Scriptfest XII: Alien Fest ScriptFest XI: Family Fest ScriptFest X: TrappedFest Scriptfest IX: Father Fest Scriptfest VIII: Samurai Fest ScriptFest VII: Hitchcock ScriptFest VI - Betrayal ScriptFest V - this content However 2 of the tapes are proving to be very problematic. The generic initial settings for this tab should be exactly as the preset "DV-NTSC 48k" or "DV-NTSC 32k" has them (below). Try to avoid timecode breaks when you shoot...
Video thatâ€™s already been captured before the break in timecode is saved as a single media file, with its Out point set to the frame occurring immediately before the timecode break. This will create a new backup of your project each time you work so that if you ever decide you went a wrong direction with your editing several days back, you If the computer reports that it was unable to locate timecode during a batch capture that means that you have a timecode break or multiple breaks. http://netfiscal.com/final-cut/final-cut-pro-unable-to-locate-the-following-external-devices.html As specified above, these files must be accessed quickly.
He uses his long tedious rendering times to generate content and tackle hard hitting issues on the discussion boards of 2-pop. ERROR The requested You may never need another drive in the life of your system. It does not even attempt to give info on PAL systems, Analog capture cards or even editing information.
DV, HDV, 29.97, 24p, 24pA, HD, etc? The other bus, Bus 0, is the ATA bus that your CD/DVDROM drive and Zip Drive utilize (if you have one there) (take a look at Apple Menu>Apple System Profiler>Devices&Volumes; youŐll Another way is, 2) Using the Cache Manager, delete the project's render files and then re-render. You may be asking yourself right now, "Why does Chawla want me to create a media folder for the project?
Do not let me catch you with Untitled anything. I think a few DVX folks around here have talked about issues capturing stuff shot with the DVX and using other cameras as the decks. I think the problem is the time code breaks from starting and stopping a lot. http://netfiscal.com/final-cut/final-cut-express-unable-to-locate-external-device.html FCP can confuse folder and drive names quite easily, so use a naming convention that makes sense to you but which is easy for FCP to keep organized.For instance, the drive
What I've found is that if you're capturing using a camera (as opposed to a deck), you generally have to leave around 10 seconds of "good timecode" before the in/out point. This meant that on a ten gig drive, you could expect massive drive slow down after writing 8.5 gigs to it. For example, instead of starting the capture at 00:00:00:00, trying starting at 00:00:10:00. There are a couple of things you can do to optimize your drives and avoid fragmentation or corruption.
This is also how you will be outputting other tape formats (VHS, HI8, SVHS, even Beta), should you wish to do so. I generally set mine at 1 gig (or 1000mb). cheers. #5 Lithos View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date Jul 2006 Location Vancouver, BC Posts 68 06-17-200707:08 PM I'll look into that. which is more than enough for smaller projects.