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james laan
p2 log and transfer
on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:19:31 pm

hello

im have an issue log and transferring footage in fcp. my problem is that when ithe clips are transferring in to fcp soome clips transfer and some dont and get a red caution sign. why is it doing that? a

any advice needded

thanks

james laan



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Shane Ross
Re: p2 log and transfer
on Feb 16, 2009 at 10:40:22 pm

#36 - One or More P2 files failed to import.

Shane's Stock Answer #36 - "One or more clips failed to import..."

Very often in the field with this camera the camera operator will delete clips from the P2 card that they just don't like. That is the beauty of this camera. But, the still for that video file (located in the CLIP folder in the CONTENTS folder)...the still that you see when you are in the P2 Import window...is not deleted. So you will see the image, and the name, but the video file would have been deleted.

What you can do it compare the file names in the VIDEO folder and CLIP folder and see if anything is missing. If something is, then you know what the problem is. You can then just import the rest a few at time, skipping that one.

ALSO...in the P2 Import window...in the P2 Browser, there is a little sprocket drop down menu. Click on that and choose PREFERENCES. Uncheck REMOVE PULLDOWN and then try importing again.

ALSO...make sure your file names aren't too long. Try shortening them and see if that works.



Shane



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