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Forum: Movies and Video 01-25-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,366
Posted By phxazmacaddict
I have a Panasonic HDC-SD9 (AVCHD) flash-based...

I have a Panasonic HDC-SD9 (AVCHD) flash-based camcorder that I just hook up via either FW or USB and FCE4 recognizes the camera and imports the files flawlessly, as does iMovie08/09. If you have the...
Forum: Movies and Video 11-30-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,930
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Oh and I almost forgot one of my fave features:...

Oh and I almost forgot one of my fave features: it has a mini-HDMI out port, so I can run it straight to my 1080p HDTV to look at footage before I offload and edit on the Mac. Mmmmmmmm.... mini...
Forum: Movies and Video 11-30-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,930
Posted By phxazmacaddict
I did research prior to buying a camcorder as...

I did research prior to buying a camcorder as well. After searching, researching, and pricing, I found the Panasonic HDC-SD9 a fabulous choice. It is flash-based (lower weight and no internal HDD to...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 09-13-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Unhappy What happened to bluetooth support in the iPod Touch???

OMG... I think they took BT compatibility out of the iPod Touch... grrrrrr... I was SO hoping to be able to use my stereo BT phones with the new Touch.. playing Elite 4 or NFS:U when it comes out in...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-04-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By phxazmacaddict
I have a 2 week old Panasonic HDC-SD9 and I have...

I have a 2 week old Panasonic HDC-SD9 and I have no problems transferring AVCHD to both iMovie 08 and FCE4. I am able to use up to a 16GB SDHC card with it, and I definitely went with Class 6. Got...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-04-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By phxazmacaddict
I've ben using FCE 4 for about 6 months now.. and...

I've ben using FCE 4 for about 6 months now.. and I just recently started using it with my new Panasonic AVCHD camcorder (HDC-SD9). No probs whatsoever with importing, editing, or output of video....
Forum: Movies and Video 08-27-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,645
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Pinnacle VidCap Device

Funny... I have a Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick that I'm running on my Mac with eyeTV 3.0.2, and the video from the OTA HD antenna that was packaged with the hardware picks up local Phoenix broadcast HD...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-20-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,488
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Recording TV shows for personal use? Not unless...

Recording TV shows for personal use? Not unless it's all of a sudden gotten illegal to tape TV shows with a DVR, VCR, or set-top box...

Cheers!
Forum: Movies and Video 08-20-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Actually, I picked up the Pinnacle Pro HD Stick...

Actually, I picked up the Pinnacle Pro HD Stick (model 800e) and it's been a great device, no compatibility issues at all, and the video quality from eyeTV is great. I got the stick at Best Buy a few...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-18-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,488
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Sorry that this isn't quite timely, but I have a...

Sorry that this isn't quite timely, but I have a solution I use to watch/DVR live events on my Macbook Pro:

Pinnacle HD Stick Pro (model 800e)
Elgato eyeTV 3 (ver. 3.0.2)

The Pinnacle USB...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-18-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By phxazmacaddict
A dedicated GPU (or at least a GPU that supports...

A dedicated GPU (or at least a GPU that supports Quartz Extreme, as do the most recent iterations of Macbook/MBP/Mac Pro) would be the cost-effective solution, as opposed to a fully decked out quad...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-18-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,043
Posted By phxazmacaddict
EDIT/UPDATE: After shooting a series of short (15...

EDIT/UPDATE: After shooting a series of short (15 seconds each) clips to import, I found that the camera does not shoot 24p in the two lowest (HX - standard HD quality, and HE - "economy" 1440x1080...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-18-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,043
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Cool AVCHD import results from Panasonic HDC-SD9

Hello all...

I'm not sure if it was a post buried in these forums somewhere, or if it was a different forum, but I figured I'd post this to give some of you a little real-world observation about...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-18-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Buying, yes... now MARKETING... let's talk.....

Buying, yes... now MARKETING... let's talk.. *bwaha..* VERY cool and funny! Good stuff!
Forum: Movies and Video 08-18-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By phxazmacaddict
While I realize that iDVD is a pain in the lower...

While I realize that iDVD is a pain in the lower posterior area, there *are* other solutions, of course. I have used Toast 9 Titanium for months, and in the current iteration (ver. 9.0.2) it works...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-10-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 54,583
Posted By phxazmacaddict
As long as it's not HDCP-protected content, then...

As long as it's not HDCP-protected content, then yes. In other words, it should record content from your PS3's games, but it most likely won't record from a Blu-Ray disc.

Cheers!
Forum: Movies and Video 08-06-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 54,583
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Clarify something.. when you say capture *card*,...

Clarify something.. when you say capture *card*, are you using a Mac desktop or a Mac laptop? The result here will make a huge difference. If you are using a Mac Pro (desktop) or other Mac desktop,...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-06-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,632
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Precisely. The edited project should still be...

Precisely. The edited project should still be intact as a singular file on your hard drive, I would hope. Simply go into your properties and change the aspect ratio from 4:3 to 16:9.

Cheers!
Forum: Movies and Video 08-06-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Those will work well on a budget, but I hope that...

Those will work well on a budget, but I hope that they also have a rotating dimmer switch or other brightness adjustment capability. That is because construction lights are rather bright, and you...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-06-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,216
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Well, before you go headlong into editing AVCHD...

Well, before you go headlong into editing AVCHD footage to burn to a DVD, keep one thing in mind: if you *do* burn the full 1080i (which is what AVCHD is) to a *standard* DVD, you'll only get about...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-06-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By phxazmacaddict
No need to buy "specialized" products. Your G4...

No need to buy "specialized" products. Your G4 should be fine with a vidcap from Elgato or Pinnacle (I recommend Elgato; I have the EyeTV 250 Plus and the EyeTV Hybrid on two separate workstations -...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-30-2008, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By phxazmacaddict
Regardless of what you do, FCE will render the...

Regardless of what you do, FCE will render the file as AIC, and then you can edit away... again, to save time and steps, in my experience, eyeTV 3 has the fastest re-encoding/rendering that I've...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-27-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By phxazmacaddict
I would look through Handbrake's FAQ's or Help...

I would look through Handbrake's FAQ's or Help section to see if it has any notations on batch processing... if it does, then it should guide you through the process of choosing the episodes as a...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-25-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By phxazmacaddict
It should, because I was using 2.5.2 before I...

It should, because I was using 2.5.2 before I upgraded to 3.0, so give it a whirl and if I remember correctly, it will... hope that helps!

Cheers!
Forum: Movies and Video 07-25-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By phxazmacaddict
It should, because I was using 2.5.2 before I...

It should, because I was using 2.5.2 before I upgraded to 3.0, so give it a whirl and if I remember correctly, it will... hope that helps!

Cheers!
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