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nNovia QC HD 120GB & Small Camera Mount

nNovia QC HD 120GB & Small Camera Mount

By on Feb 27, 2008 in Articles | 9 comments

Update: This Article was last updated 3-26-08 to reflect changes in Windows Vista SP1. Vista no longer needs special 3rd party drivers to utilize the NNovia Unit at full speed. NNovia QC HD Overview For every hour of tape you use you have to spend an equal hour to capture it, sometimes more if you log your tapes. This can make the time between shooting and editing a...

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Water Shield Printable DVD Water Test

Water Shield Printable DVD Water Test

By on Feb 10, 2008 in Articles | 6 comments

I have been asked about clear coating my printable DVDs for a while now. I never tried it and simply said, Please, don’t get your DVDs wet. It is not a good idea. But even when printable DVDs were not wet they could smear from simply being handled. I finally tried some Taiyo Yuden Water Sheild DVDs and they work great. They can be had for about $0.70 a DVD...

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H.264 in Flash Stream Tests

H.264 in Flash Stream Tests

By on Dec 16, 2007 in Articles | 8 comments

Download me I am testing out using h.264 files inside of the FLV Player for beter quality. You need the latest flash player to see this video. What does this mean for the viewers? It should mean a few things. Benifits Better quality at the same bitrate or the same quality as before but a lower bitrate One file on server for “streaming” and for user...

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Canon ZR-1000 Zoom Remote (LANC) Controller

By on Nov 5, 2007 in Articles | 1 comment

Canon ZR-1000 The Canon ZR-1000 is a control device that uses the LANC specification to control compatible cameras. It is made by canon and is one of the cheapest controllers available. One of the things that probably makes this controller cheaper than others is the fact that it has a plastic body. Others that have a higher price are generally made out of metal...

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CS3 Premiere Time Remapping

CS3 Premiere Time Remapping

By on Sep 26, 2007 in Articles | 0 comments

I was pretty excited about this feature and I only just now got a few minutes to play with it. I have seen some posts asking about it as well as any new features so I thought it would be fun to share one of them in use. More examples to follow.The tutorial to use the effect from adobe can be found @ Time Remapping Tutorial Another example using some wakeboard...

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Green Screen Video Testing

Green Screen Video Testing

By on Nov 27, 2005 in Articles | 0 comments

Dan and I wanted to see if we could do some Chromakeying and the results were not half bad for our first attempt. All and all the project cost about $21 with some way to powerful lights from home depot comblined with other things I had around the apt. We lit the screen as evenly as possible using 2 smaller lamps with 60 Watt “White Light” Light bulbs...

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