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Results from Sony XDCAM - EX & Related

repairing MXF files Michael Wood - 1 week ago
I have an MXF file recorded from a PMW F55 that won't open in any NLE or editing software. I've checked with the Treasured app from Aero Quartet, and the file contains the full content, but needs repairing. As much as I'd like to shell out ne...

repairing MXF files Michael Wood - 1 week ago
I have an MXF file recorded from a PMW F55 that won't open in any NLE or editing software. I've checked with the Treasured app from Aero Quartet, and the file contains the full content, but needs repairing. As much as I'd like to shell out ne...

Re: How to Restore Footage from SXS card : Clips Erased Ralph Chaney - 2 weeks ago
Will send one file to a pal who uses FCPX. I'm a FCP7/Premiere guy right now. Thanks!! -> Ralph...

Re: How to Restore Footage from SXS card : Clips Erased Ralph Chaney - 2 weeks ago
Thank you... I'll give those two a try. -> Ralph...

Re: How to Restore Footage from SXS card : Clips Erased Mike Fitzsimmons - 2 weeks ago
Did you try importing into FCPX? Mike 'Burbs of Detroit...

Re: How to Restore Footage from SXS card : Clips Erased leslie wand - 2 weeks ago
first, have you recorded anything else on the cards? if so.... i've used 'recuva' with cards and managed to recover most 'erased' files, though not with sxs cards which i don't use. try throwing the files at handbrake - you never know......

How to Restore Footage from SXS card : Clips Erased Ralph Chaney - 2 weeks ago
Yep... erased it. Now that I've recovered from the concussion I gave myself with a 2x4, I'm wondering if it can be restored. Any ideas, leads, software? I was able to recover files, but they aren't very useful. WHAT I DID: I used Jihosof...


Results from Sony NXCAM

Retrieve Data from Erased SxS Card? Ralph Chaney - 2 weeks ago
Yep... erased it. Now that I've recovered from the concussion I gave myself with a 2x4, I'm wondering if it can be restored. Any ideas, leads, software? Thanks much, R. -> Ralph...

Re: SxS Driver update Michael Slowe - 2 months ago
Chris, I have been using an EX 1 for nine years now and merely connect the camera to my MacBook and download the contents of the S X S cards. Never had a problem. Didn't therefore need a driver. Michael Slowe...

Re: SxS Driver update Chris Babbitt - 3 months ago
Does it work properly in El Capitan? Can you give me the link to find it? Thanks much....

Re: SxS Driver update Kevin Langdon - 3 months ago
Sony haven't updated it's SXS UDF driver to be compatible with Mac OS Sierra yet. I've tried asking Sony for a timeframe for the update, without luck. Looking online, the driver was updated for El Capitan about a month after it was released. ...

Re: SxS Driver update Jim Hyslop - 3 months ago
Have you had any luck with this? I made the mistake of upgrading, and now I can't get my videos off my SXS cards....

SxS Driver update Chris Babbitt - 4 months ago
I need to update my 2008 Macbook Pro from Lion to El Capitan, which is as high as it will go. Can anyone direct me to where I can download the proper SxS driver? I have an Ex-1, so I don't think that UDF is correct....

Re: Audio for interview Don Greening - 4 months ago
[Sylvie Collier] "Since then it's been intermittent , sometimes works ok, other tests produce no signal." Try going to the 'OTHERS' menu and select 'RESET ALL'. Sometimes all the EX1R needs is to return the camera to its default settings. If ...


Results from Avid Media Composer

Re: XDCAM EX - Not importing correctly or linking Al Lilly - 4 months ago
It's based on the camera settings which is recording to an SD card, not the typical SxS card. This is for a high school and the settings have worked for previous versions of AVID (MC 7 I believe). I'll try recording with their camera to another ...

Re: PXW X160 Restore Media Issue mark thompson - 4 months ago
Hi Michael, You didn't say if this is first card you tried to read on this mac ? Do you have the card formatted as UDF? Did you know about the UDF driver for mac? http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/sxsudfdriver In theory, at least, S...

PXW X160 Restore Media Issue Michael Reis-Mueller - 4 months ago
Hello, I have a problem with my PXW x160. When I wanted to import the files recorded today on a 64 GB Sony SxS Card to my Macbook, the card in Slot B didn´t show up in the finder on my computer. I then activated the Write Protect switc...

Re: SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Michael Slowe - 5 months ago
Tom, I think that Sony Catalyst Browse is free. Without it people filming in the Sony codecs, XDCAM, XAVC etc couldn't access the media. I think that you might need a 10 OS but I'm not sure. I always used Transfer for reading my media from t...

Re: SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Tom Laughlin - 5 months ago
Michael, is Sony Catalyst Browse free or a paid software? Is it just like the "Sony Clip Browser" one used with Sony's EX-1's? I would use Sony Clip Browser to copy the SxS cards, because of the "CRC" check. I didn't really use XDCAM Transfer mu...

Re: SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Craig Fitzsimmons - 5 months ago
Great stuff Michael! I've been testing Sony Catalyst Browse and it seems to do the job I need. Thanks again. Craig...

Re: Sony AVC Rebuild Tom Laughlin - 5 months ago
Tony, I had this happen a few times with my Sony EX-1, a few years ago, when my DI guy would pop cards out of the camera, sometimes at random, while recording was happening, but also, there were several who were transferring the BPAV folder,...

Re: SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Michael Slowe - 5 months ago
Mark Thompson is correct, Sony Catalyst Browse is the descendant to XDCAM Transfer and does exactly the same job together with many more (which I haven't fathomed and don't need). It will transcode all codecs shot on a Sony camera I would have ...

Re: SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Craig Fitzsimmons - 5 months ago
Hi Mark, Thanks for responding to the post. I'll have a look into Sony Catalyst. I understand the benefit of an XML file, it's just not suitable for every job I work on. A bulk of my work is produceing news stories that need a quick turn a...

Re: SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? mark thompson - 5 months ago
Hi, have you looked at Sony Catalyst Browse ? I think it is a sort of descendent to XDCAM Transfer and it has some transcode options built in. I'm not sure Media Encoder is such a bad option. It supports a drop folder and it will just go tra...


Results from Sony XDCAM Optical Disc & Related

SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Craig Fitzsimmons - 5 months ago
Hi one and all, Does anyone know if there is a SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? I used two cameras at work a PMW-300 (I think) and a PXW-FS7. Both and good cameras with pros and cons. The biggest negative of the FS7 for ...

SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Craig Fitzsimmons - 5 months ago
Hi one and all, Does anyone know if there is a SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? I used two cameras at work a PMW-300 (I think) and a PXW-FS7. Both and good cameras with pros and cons. The biggest negative of the FS7 for ...

SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? Craig Fitzsimmons - 5 months ago
Hi one and all, Does anyone know if there is a SxS card - XDCAM Transfer equivalent for XQD cards? I used two cameras at work a PMW-300 (I think) and a PXW-FS7. Both and good cameras with pros and cons. The biggest negative of the FS7 for ...


Results from NEWS: All News

News: ARRI announces completion of ALEXA SXT development COW News Droid - 5 months ago
ARRI is pleased to announce that development of the ALEXA SXT cameras is completed. (September 8, 2016) (Munich, Germany--September 8, 2016) ARRI will now make good on its promise to provide upgrades to all ALEXA XT EV, ALEXA XT Plus and ALE...

News: ARRI Announces Completion of ALEXA SXT Development COW News Droid - 6 months ago
(Munich, Germany--September 8, 2016) ARRI is pleased to announce that development of the ALEXA SXT cameras (Super Xtended Technology) is completed. ARRI will now make good on its promise to provide upgrades to all ALEXA XT EV, ALEXA XT Plus a...


Results from Cinematography

All Eyes on IBC 2016 for Cameras and Lenses Galore Tim Wilson - 6 months ago
What’s that you say? An IBC that’s not only relevant, but downright exhilarating? This used to not be news, of course. However, in recent years, IBC has too often become simply an opportunity for European audiences to see products already announced...

News: Codex delivers recording and workflow for ARRI Alexa SXT COW News Droid - 6 months ago
(London, UK--September 7, 2016) Codex has once again collaborated with ARRI to develop the recording and workflow system for ARRI’s next evolution of the ALEXA camera – the ALEXA SXT (Super Xtended Technology). The companies’ engineering t...

Re: Sony 64GB SxS Pro+ D Series Memory Card Tom Laughlin - 6 months ago
I shot with my Sony EX-1 last Friday, at a theme park for a client's company party. And their media rep brought me a 64 GB Sony SxS card, and it worked like a charm. But also, I sent my camera to Sony, and camera's firmware is at v1.30. So, you ...

Re: used SXS Cards Bob Cole - 6 months ago
[Don Greening] "This link will be vapourware by the middle of September. " Why is that, Don? Bob C...

Re: Sony 64GB SxS Pro+ D Series Memory Card Alan Craven - 6 months ago
Here is the Sony compatibility chart: https://pro.sony.com/bbsccms/assets/files/mkt/recmedia/downloads/SxS_MemoryCard_HardwareCompatibility_130305.pdf Sorry - I cannot make this appear as a link!...

Re: My Macbook Pro / XDCAM Browser do not recognize any SxS card since I updated to OS X El Cap mark thompson - 6 months ago
Hi, I'm using the same MacBook pro and OS. I had some problems with my SxS-1 cards and SBAC-US20 reader. I format the cards as UDF. I installed this driver from Sony: http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/download/sxsudfdriver and everythin...

Sony 64GB SxS Pro+ D Series Memory Card Ronnie Martin - 6 months ago
Is the Sony 64GB SxS Pro+ D Series Memory Card compatible with the Ex-1R,Ex-3.and the pmw 320 cameras? Ronnie Martin Kato Video Productions ronnievideo@aol.com...

Re: used SXS Cards Don Greening - 7 months ago
The SXS-1 cards are good for 10,000 cycles and the SXS cards are good for 100,000. I don't know what the differences are with the SXS Pro cards. The link below is a bit dated but it still has some pertinent information. This link will be vapourw...

My Macbook Pro / XDCAM Browser do not recognize any SxS card since I updated to OS X El Capitan Sharif Al-Haj - 7 months ago
Hi everyone, I really hope someone can find out what is going on here. I updates my Macbook Pro to the latest software (OS X El Capitan) this past weekend, and ever since then- My computer and my XDCAM Browser app do not recognize any SxS car...

Re: used SXS Cards Ronnie Martin - 7 months ago
Thanks for your post Michael. All of my cards with the exception of one are "PRO" cards. I have one SXS -1 32 gig card. I think that when it gets new the end of it's life that there is some warning. Not sure about the SXS "PRO" cards. I see...

Re: used SXS Cards Michael Slowe - 7 months ago
Ronnie, you've asked a lot of questions. The proper Pro S X S cards are very resilient and are designed to take literally thousands of re records so you should be OK, provided they haven't been thrown around, and why should they have been. I...

used SXS Cards Ronnie Martin - 7 months ago
I have seen loads of both SXS pro, and SXS-1 used cards for sale. Is here anyway to know you are getting a good used card? What is the limit of use on the SxS pro and SXS-1 cards? Is there some test you can do before buying a used card to tell...

Re: SxS-1 card issue virgil lewis - 8 months ago
I may be new at this, but if you mix std footage and hd footage on the same card, you could have these symptoms. On some cameras, and have to change resolution settings to view the card....

Transferring media from SxS cards to XDCam Disc Carlton Lewis - 8 months ago
My organization currently offloads/archives field media from EX-1 camera's SxS cards to Sony Professional XDCam Discs using the EX Browser via Main Concepts plug in. Is there any other way to do this, and is there a way to transfer other format...

Re: Expensive, high end cameras + Atomos Ninja 2....why? Emre Tufekcioglu - 8 months ago
Some people use Arri Alexa Raw in camera and use Ninja for Proxy, I use my Arri Alexa internally to do ProRez on the SxS and do Arriraw on the Q7. A lot of my stuff is good enough on the SxS at ProRez 4444 and rarely need Arriraw. Cheaper to buy...

EX-1 or EX-3 - Shooting with Sony SxS card adaptors with 128GB Transcend SD Cards. Tom Laughlin - 9 months ago
Has anyone been shooting on the SxS to SD card adaptors and using the 128 GB Transcend SD Cards, any issues? I'm shooting with SxS adaptors and using the 64 GB Transcend SD Cards for several years, with zero problems. Anyone recommend the 128 GB...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Brian Holloway - 9 months ago
Hey Ian, Hope you don't mind me replying to such an old post. If you were recording on a PMW500 on a FAT formatted card on a to match an EX camcorder, would that allow the SxS card to be read by an EX recorder like the PMW-EX30? Cheers!...

Re: Sony EX-1 and 128GB XQD Card Ronnie Martin - 9 months ago
Make sure all the cameras are EX-1 cameras and not a mixture of EX-1R and ex-1 cameras. The latest firmware is different. The ex-1R cameras will more than likely work with the large cards if the firmware is up to date. I would check each ...

Re: XDCAM software update, FCP X Export to .mp4/.mxf Kevin Langdon - 9 months ago
I posted the following in another thread but also thought it may be relevant here to try to get a reply: I'm able to export my .mxf file to a SxS card, but then I'm having a problem playing this card in a Sony SxS card player (in a sat truck,...

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 - MXF Export & XDCAM optical delivery Kevin Langdon - 9 months ago
I'm able to export my .mxf file to a SxS card, but then I'm having a problem playing this card in a Sony SxS card player (in a sat truck, for example). The method I've been told is after exporting an edit from my laptop, take the SxS card and p...

News: Sony PXW-Z450 Is First 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder With 2/3-type Exmor R™ CMOS sensor COW News Droid - 10 months ago
Supports multi-format recording, allowing users to shoot at 1080p HD and switch to 4K 60p; XAVC Intra and XAVC Long for 4K recording as well as MPEG HD422 (NAB Show, Booth C11001)--April 18, 2016) (Las Vegas, NV Sony’s latest XDCAM shoulde...

Re: FCP 7 Log and Transfer -> "unsupported media" on Yosemite Bob Cole - 10 months ago
Hi Irene, When I re-read my answer I realized it was too long, so I'll sum it up quickly: Use Sony Catalyst Browse to create ProRes files, and keep editing in FCP7. ============================================= Here is the too-lengthy ans...

Re: Sony SXS Device Driver for Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11.3? Bob Jackson - 11 months ago
I tried that a few days ago, and it completely ruined my whole system . Do not do it. I had to do a manual command "R" start to reset my complete computer to a few days before i did this "less than 1 mb" uff driver... Always keep a backup ava...

XDCAM EX to ProRes - best software option? Bob Cole - 11 months ago
I know this is a perennial topic, but it might need updating and I haven't seen a definitive answer in my searches of this forum, so here goes: I need a utility to batch transcode XDCAM EX footage from the SxS cards in my EX1R to ProRes HQ MO...

Re: Sony SXS Device Driver for Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11.3? Lee Denham - 11 months ago
Because I wasn't thinking and checked out Adobe CC and some others but missed that one. Also, I didn't do a time machine backup so I've got what I've got... Why they can't just do a simple driver update though is beyond me!!...

Re: Sony SXS Device Driver for Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11.3? Michael Slowe - 11 months ago
Lee, that's why I'm still on Mountain Lion, what was the reason you updated? Michael Slowe...

Re: Sony SXS Device Driver for Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11.3? Adam Goddard - 11 months ago
Try this http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/download/sxsudfdriver...

Re: Export XDCAM EX to SxS card for camera playout steve dann - 11 months ago
Hi, Not quite sure what to make of your recent post regarding exporting XDCAM from FCP X to SxS card. I've been failing to make this happen with FCP X for a while now, with the thought at the back of my mind all the time that if it was possible...

Re: SxS-1 card issue Sang Nguyen - 12 months ago
I have the same issue , Did you solve you problem? Regards...

Re: SxS-1 card issue Sang Nguyen - 12 months ago
I have the same issue , Did you solve you problem? Regards...

Sony SXS Device Driver for Mac OSX El Capitan 10.11.3? Lee Denham - 12 months ago
Hello, We are using Sony EX3 cameras at work and I updated my 17' MBP to El Capitan, from Mountain Lion, and now each time I try to update the Sony SXS Device Driver it messes up my entire computer so bad that I have to enter safe mode to uni...


Results from COW - Images

Image: johnny-palmer-founder-and-ceo-of-sxs-2.jpg Stefani Rice - 1 year ago
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News: Kevin Hart's 'What Now' World Tour Live Production Delivered COW News Droid - 1 year ago
(Fremont, California--January 27, 2016) Blackmagic Design has today announced that the Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K are delivering live video content for the UK dates for award winning comedian Kevin Hart’s ...


Results from Adobe Premiere Pro

Re: Importing XDCAM footage into CS6 Frank Flynn - 1 year ago
Hi, just catching up with this thread as I've just started using a Sony pmw300. I'm on prem pro cs5 and I simply transferred the clips and all other files from sxs cards via USB to my hard drive then used media browser in prem to import to the p...


Results from Adobe Premiere Pro basics

Re: Importing XDCAM footage into CS6 Frank Flynn - 1 year ago
Hi, just catching up with this thread as I've just started using a Sony pmw300. I'm on prem pro cs5 and I simply transferred the clips and all other files from sxs cards via USB to my hard drive then used media browser in prem to import to the p...

Testing Premiere Pro 7, 8, 9 - Identical Projects, Updating Projects & Problems. Tom Laughlin - 1 year ago
Over-all, an interesting day to test a newly acquired MacPro, and have it updated, and tested different versions of Premiere, opening the same file, and doing some buggy things. Ok, before we pit these versions, let me give you my newly acqu...

Re: Reliable link to EX1 firmware update?? Ron Coker - 1 year ago
Hi Julian, My EX1 is Ver 1.11. I understand that Ver 1.13 is first required then Ver 1.30. Version 1.30 would allow for use of a Sonnet SxS to SD card adapter. This is my intention. I think I require a usable version of these upgrade files...

Re: Reliable link to EX1 firmware update?? Ron Coker - 1 year ago
I'm a bit lost as a new member. I'm endeavouring to install Sony firmware from ver 1.11 to ver 1.13 then ver 1.25 - 1.26 for my Sony PMW-EX1 to enable use of Sonnet SxS to SD card adapter. Regardless of Sony's directions for setting USB co...


Results from Apple FCPX Techniques

Re: SXS UDF formated cards work ... and don't gary adcock - 1 year ago
[Patrice Freymond] "Not sure what you mean by "cleanUSB3" port for the reader" Patrice USB is notorious. The card reader should be directly attached to the USB3 port on your computer. Keyboards and Mice are not USB3 in the Mac world an...

Re: SXS UDF formated cards work ... and don't Patrice Freymond - 1 year ago
Hi again, just reread Sony website about the US30 card reader and they specifically say it does not need the device driver. Which makes sense since I can perfectly well import 35Mb/s XDCAM HD material from SXS cards. Only difference is that t...

Re: SXS UDF formated cards work ... and don't Patrice Freymond - 1 year ago
Hi Gary, I did not install the device driver as Sony specifies it is needed "when using the macbook pro" express card slot, which I am not. Also, nowhere in the Sony site does it say that with the Sony card reader you need to install the devi...

Re: SXS UDF formated cards work ... and don't gary adcock - 1 year ago
[Patrice Freymond] "The Device driver was not installed as I use the Sony USB Card reader SBAC US30 with both computers." Why not install the device driver? it has needed components that are specific to the Sony Reader. " Install 1 is on a...

SXS UDF formated cards work ... and don't Patrice Freymond - 1 year ago
Hi, wondering if anybody has seen something like this: Two clean installs of El Capitan, FCPX 10.2.2 and other software. Install 1 is on a 2012 MacBook Pro 15" 8GB Ram, Install 2 is on a late 2012 iMac 27" 32GB Ram. I installed the latest ver...

My PMW 300 no longer connects via USB?!?! Nik Read - 1 year ago
Hi all My PMW 300 has behaved impeccably for the past couple of years since I've owned it but today something very strange happened: A customer gave me 2 SxS cards and when I put them into the camera with a view to ingesting them via Catal...

Re: SxS-1 card issue Bill Griffin - 1 year ago
I know this won't help you now....but owning a EX-3 for the past 5 years..I have learned this: 1. always format the card before going out to shoot, as I still do news and sports for the networks. 2. after a long interview or shooting at ...

SxS-1 card issue Kale Zimny - 1 year ago
We shoot on PMW-320 cameras and use SxS-1 cards. Usually there are no issues, but once in a while we get this problem. Shoot all day on a 32gb SxS-1 card. Camera shows time is being taken off the total time of the card. Get back to the s...


Results from Classifieds, Personal

Sony F3 with S-log gamma (with low hours) jonathan young - 1 year ago
I have two Sony F3 cameras for sale, one has only 35 hours of use and Sony hard case, 2 batteries, manual, charger and microphone and Sony S-log gamma Sony 32gb card. $2700 the other Sony F3 have 306 hours of use, that one comes with two batt...

Sony XDCAM EX For Sale Joel Brooks - 1 year ago
This Sony XDCAM-EX1-HD professional camera is a complete ready to go camera package and includes the following necessary accessories: This camera model and format is widely used by independent film makers, documentaries, events, and broadcast...


Results from Apple Final Cut Pro

Re: Convert MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 > ProRes 422 LT (FCP7) Michael Brown - 1 year ago
Many thanks Shane, as dependable as always ;-) But… [Shane Ross] " Why? Compressor has Presets for ProRes and works just fine. And you can enable QMaster to get all the processors working." Compressor accepts neither the BPAV folder that...

Convert MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 > ProRes 422 LT (FCP7) Michael Brown - 1 year ago
Dear Colleagues, For the time being stuck on FCP7 on MB Pro 15" (10.6.8, 8Gb RAM, 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5), I have a long and heavy multi-cam project involving various video codecs, such as MTS files (from various Sony Camcorders), .MOVs (from ...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Thomas Sherry - 1 year ago
When it comes to SD, are 64 gig cards less reliable than 32 gig?...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Matt Hoyle - 1 year ago
Ian. I'm having similar issues to above but using a PDW-F70 optical deck. I can't get it to mount on my mac. I've tried downloading countless drives and software with no luck. I had it working a while back but it is not showing up now. Wh...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Christopher Nicholas - 1 year ago
Hi, I have been up half the night trying to solve this issue and am meant to be delivering files in a hard drive to client later today. I am having probllems importing files from UDF formatted cards. I have a Mac Book Pro on 10.9.5. I ...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Thomas Bresinsky - 1 year ago
I also had problems with my SxS Pro+ cards from my PMW-F5 and El Capitan 11.10.1. SxS cards did not mount. We where in the middle of an interview with a 94 year old shoah witness. In 4K and ran out of disk space. My guess was my SxS driver w...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Mark Morache - 1 year ago
Thanks Nate... Just installed it, and it's all good. I'm back at the speedy ingest speeds for my card. I love it when things work. --------- Mark Morache Evening Magazine, Seattle, WA...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Nate McCallister - 1 year ago
Just released: SxS UDF Driver 2.2.0 Update (Mac) Added support for Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) Installing it now. Fingers crossed. *UPDATE* Speed is back! SxS UDF Driver 2.2.0 has fixed the transfer speed issue. Speed has increased fro...


Results from Sony Vegas

Re: unlocked clip John Rofrano - 1 year ago
[John Culleton] "my HP laptop has an express card slot which i use to import SxS footage, so ive NEVER used device explorer."Have you tried the Sony Creative Software SxS UDF Driver software? This enables read/write of MXF files recorded in UDF ...

Re: Replacement for Sony XDCAM EX ClipBrowser V2.6 ?? It will not run on the newer Macs! john starmos - 1 year ago
Hi Mr. Laughlin. I'm going to assume that you tried the direct USB mini cable out of the camera to do a straight file transfer of the whole card? I don't believe USB direct is the same as using an open software program looking for data informa...

Re: unlocked clip John Culleton - 1 year ago
AH!! my HP laptop has an express card slot which i use to import SxS footage, so ive NEVER used device explorer. the clients Alienware (Dell) laptop has the USB card reader, so maybe Vegas auto uses Device Explorer?...

Replacement for Sony XDCAM EX ClipBrowser V2.6 ?? It will not run on the newer Macs! Tom Laughlin - 1 year ago
Hello everyone, I am currently still happily shooting on my Sony EX-1, and I use Premiere Pro CC for editing the native footage, AND I am running still on OS 10.7.5. I've used the workflow of copying the MEDIA (BPAV) from the SxS cards, to a...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Mark Morache - 1 year ago
I submitted a post to Sony's support site and received the following email: Dear Mr. Morache, Unfortunately Sony has not released any updated drivers for OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) and currently has no support for El Capitan. We are working o...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Nate McCallister - 1 year ago
Just noticed I do not have write access to the cards either. Tried to format a card in Content Browser 2 and everything is coming up read only. And yes, Write Protection is turned off on the cards. I used to have "SxSUDFDriver_2_1_2_mac" ins...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Mark Morache - 1 year ago
So what am I doing wrong? I have ElCap with the Sony SxS Drivers 2.0.0.06260 as well. But I'm barely getting 1x upload speed. 12 minute clip in 12 minutes. :-( --------- Don't live your life in a secondary storyline. Mark Morache ...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Oliver Temmler - 1 year ago
Looks normal here. I am getting 85-90 MB/s on my iMac running OS X 10.11 ElCap with the Sony SxS Drivers 2.0.0.06260....

Exporting to device XDCAM SxS...Clip does not show on Camera or deck David McWhinney - 1 year ago
I am using Avid Media composer 8.2 with a newsletter option, source material is XDAM HD 1080i 50MB 422 Having edited a sequence I can write it to an SxS card via "Export to device XDCAM" The clip will show on the card on my MacBook Pro laptop...

Creating Clip List.... Catalyst Browse V Content Browser...SxS problems David McWhinney - 1 year ago
Creating a Clip List ( works with XDCAM Proxies ) using the New Sony Catalyst Browse is reasonably straight forward But finding a limitation compared to the older Content Browser I can't find an easy way to be looking at a long source clip , p...

Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan? Nate McCallister - 1 year ago
Having the same issue with a clean install of OS X 10.11 and Sonnet Echo ExpressCard Pro. Had this issue for little awhile with OS X 10.10, but a reinstall of the Sony SXS drivers fixed it. Looks like it is only transferring at about 10MB p/s....

SxS drivers for El Capitan? Mark Morache - 1 year ago
I upgraded to OSX 10.11, knowing that I could always go back to my backup. No big problems until now. Using my Sonnet Echo Pro Express thunderbolt card adapter, I'm trying to ingest footage from an SxS card. It used to be lightning quick...

Re: Workflow efficiencies _Premiere Pro and SxS cards Paul Neumann - 1 year ago
So what do you see when you look at the card through Media Browser?...

Re: Workflow efficiencies _Premiere Pro and SxS cards Matt Davis - 1 year ago
I have not. Other than Photoshop and After Effects I'm new to most Adobe tools. I will definitely be looking into it. Thanks. I work in a government shop, so our install of CC is incomplete due to some issues around buying software on subs...

Re: Workflow efficiencies _Premiere Pro and SxS cards Paul Neumann - 1 year ago
Have you tried importing using Prelude? Edit @ Alex: Ha!...

Re: Workflow efficiencies _Premiere Pro and SxS cards Alex Udell - 1 year ago
Hi... I just scanned over the question quickly.... To answer this...Adobe introduced a companion product called Prelude... as part of the suite... you can think of it a bit like Log and Transfer.... I'm not really a power user of ...

Re: Workflow efficiencies _Premiere Pro and SxS cards Matt Davis - 1 year ago
I suppose I should mention that I'm running Premiere CC. :)...

Workflow efficiencies _Premiere Pro and SxS cards Matt Davis - 1 year ago
Hi, I'm an experienced editor who's new to Premiere, most recently I've worked in Final Cut Pro 7 but I've worked in plenty of others over the years. We shoot all of our footage on Sony Cameras that record on the SxS cards. In the Final C...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Boca Raton Police - 1 year ago
Ian do you know if you will have an updated sxs driver for mac with the new El Captain....

Re: Sony PMW-200 extremely slow transfer rates toni wash - 1 year ago
thx a lot!! this worked for me, too. The right drivers for yosemite now are SxS Device Driver 2.0.0.06260 SxS UDF Drver v2.1.2...

Re: SxS memory cards and SxS memory card adapters John Woods - 1 year ago
Thanks Bill. Somehow I am not surprised by your answer. The Sonnet tech support offered little for a user of Hoodman SxS adapter cards. Good news is that I found a PC laptop with an express card reader. So problem solved. John John Woods...

Re: SxS memory cards and SxS memory card adapters Bill Griffin - 1 year ago
Being a EX-3 owner....I understand that the Sonnet will only do SxS cards only...the SDHC cards have a different format. I have the new Sony SBACUS30...and that reader does both....this is what I have been told, and that's why I went with...

Re: SxS memory cards and SxS memory card adapters John Woods - 1 year ago
update: Just got rid of the old SxS drivers and now at least can mount the SDHC cards with a USB reader and also import the files into FCP X. Still the Sonnet thunderbolt reader only works with my Sony SxS card and not with the Hoodman adapted...

SxS memory cards and SxS memory card adapters John Woods - 1 year ago
Hello: I am a EX-3 user with both a SxS memory card and several Hoodman Raw SxS memory card adapters containing SanDisk 16 GB SDHC cards. No problems with my old MacBook Pro and FCP 6.0. But recently, I bought a new MacBook Pro with thunde...

Sony PMW300 - Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 - green screen - Adobe After Effects CC 2015 Walter Stabb - 1 year ago
Hi all, reposting this in the Sony XDCAM and EX forum rather than the Premiere Pro forum. I have a job coming up and I am looking for advice on workflow. Job is green screen shoot, six short 2 camera intvs filmed with Sony PMW300. Immediate ing...

Re: Sony PMW-200 SxS Cards Family Compatibility. mark thompson - 1 year ago
Hi, the 32GB SBS-32G1A cards work just fine. Don't know about any others....

Sony PMW-200 SxS Cards Family Compatibility. Daniel Goyette - 1 year ago
SxS cards have so many variants now witch ones are compatibles with Sony PMW-200. PRODUCTION D. GOYETTE TOURNAGE / MONTAGE VIDÉO CORPORATIF DISTRIBUTION DVD / BLU-RAY / WEB http://www.productiondgoyette.com...

Sony PMW300 - Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 - green screen - Adobe After Effects CC 2015 Walter Stabb - 1 year ago
Hi all, not sure if this is in the correct forum but thought I would start here. I have a job coming up and I am looking for advice on workflow. Job is green screen shoot, six short 2 camera intvs filmed with Sony PMW300. Immediate ingest and e...


Results from Panasonic HVX - HPX (P2)

Re: HPX 250 clips broken into 5 min clips Sam Lee - 1 year ago
FCP X automates the file transcoding process internally and user can't change any setting. The three popular 1080pformats: AVCHD, AVC-I (P2), Sony IMX (SxS) will automatically recognized only clip name. It will ignore all other directory attribu...


Results from Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate

Re: Keyflow Pro or Not... Craig Seeman - 2 years ago
It doesn't support Camera Archives. While it'll see the archive in won't see the contents. Given that, for me, Camera Archives are Camera Masters, that's a serious problem. It's not clear at all if it'll handle camera formats in which fold...

XQD download issues with Yosemite and more.... Andy Joynson - 2 years ago
Hi there, I am wondering if there is anyone who may be able to assist with a workaround/solution for a problem we are having with XQD cards, readers, adapters and Yosemite - and now an SxS reader has joined in the non-working party! Using...

Re: SXS card formatting Terry Barner - 2 years ago
Here was the responses from Sony on firmware upgrades: The PMW-EX1 will need to be at a minimum firmware level in order for “user” upgrade. In the Maintenance Menu, the IF Menu will show what firmware is currently on the camera (Menu But...

Re: SXS card formatting Tim Kolb - 2 years ago
There should be instructions online somewhere. I upgraded my EX1 myself with no issues. 'Bricking' the camera often happened to those who used a finite-life camera battery for power on an unknown duration upgrade process... The instructions...

Re: SXS card formatting Terry Barner - 2 years ago
For now, I can use two of m 16 GB SXS cards, so I don't need to use my 32 GB, which is the one I attempted to reformat. I have read the horror stories and don't need to risk my only remaining camera on a firmware upgrade. Terry Barner Senior V...

Re: SXS card formatting Tom Laughlin - 2 years ago
Terry, In order to run the larger cards, your EX-1 may not have the latest firmware. I sent my into SonyPro in LA, and had Sony technicians install it. Too many horror stories of people jimmy-rigging on their own. If your camera also wants t...

Re: SXS card formatting Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
Hello... if all else fails....call the XDCAM help desk, its free: 800-883-6817, push 5, then 3....tell them what you need...I called then before and they can help... Bill Griffin HD Cameraman 972-475-6870 www.dallascamguy.com Dalla...

SXS card formatting Terry Barner - 2 years ago
When I insert a two-year-old 32 GB SXS card into my five-plus year old backup EX-1, the screen says "Unknown Media Please Change" I attempt an in-camera reformat, but the option to initiate the process is greyed out. So, now I have a backup ca...

Re: Sony Cameras - EX-1/EX-3 replacements... Your current work-horse? Favorite features? Tim Kolb - 2 years ago
I still have my EX1 for freelance shooting…and we replaced our EX3's at work with PMW-200s. 50 Mbit/s is fine…but you have to have a UDF formatted media card…so we're back to shooting on SxS for 50 Mbit. We still shoot a lot of 35 Mbit...

Re: Content Browser and locked MXF files Ian Cook - 2 years ago
You need the SxS UDF driver. Without it the files are locked and the cards will be read-only. http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/sxsudfdriver...

Content Browser and locked MXF files Tim Kolb - 2 years ago
I'm using a Mac at work with Adobe CS6. We have both 35Mbit/s mp4 files and 50 Mbit/s MXF files in our ecosystem. We record the 50 Mbit MXF files on SxS cards formatted UDF, and the 35 Mbit mp4 files are usually recorded on SDHC card adapters ...

XDCAM Ingest Indecision Geof Gilland - 2 years ago
Mac OS X 10.10.4 Latest Drivers. XDCAM Discs and SxS Cards appear on desktop. No problems transferring. The problem is how to get the files from the cards and discs onto our RAID. Want something similar to what XDCAM transfer used to be, ...

Re: Sony EX3 files and Final Cut Pro 7 Tom Laughlin - 2 years ago
I would use the Sony SxS transfer plugin, inside of FCP7, to import and transcode the media to QT. Once imported and done editing, export the media as a QT Pro Res file 25p. You can also try exporting "Same as Source" however, sometimes, the QT ...


Results from COW - Services

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Calvin Chin Calvin Chin - 2 years ago
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Results from Canon Cameras

Re: c300 CF Card "not readable" by my Mac Pro or c300, after a full day of shooting... Ryan Holmes - 2 years ago
Try a different computer - different Mac or a Windows box. A last ditch effort would be to purchase some recovery software and try to recover the files off the CF card. Since you were shooting the C300 did you use simultaneous slot record? That ...

2015 13" MacBook Pro w/Intel Iris Pro 6100 Graphics Card Compatible? Michael Harrington - 2 years ago
Anyone using or know of Mac's Intel Iris Pro 6100 Graphics Card with CC2014 or 2015 products especially Adobe PPro? A large project requiring Xfer of numerous SXS and SDHC cards in the field dictates that I need to purchase new MacBook Pro, p...

Re: Sony ex3 sdi out Bob O'Brien - 2 years ago
I record to both SxS cards as well as to a NanoFlash recorder all the time. Works great! CAMERAS Sony EX3 Convergent Design NanoFlash Recorder PORTABLE EDITING *MacBook Pro - QuadCore 2.5Ghz - 8Gb RAM *Matrox MXO2 DESKTOP *8-Core Mac...

Re: Ingest gives WHITE Video Lor Porter - 2 years ago
{Hopefully the SXS driver will work for you and same you the expense of the Calibrated decoder. But does this videography normally supply you with XDCam Quicktime files? Why not the raw XDCam card structure? Then you could avoid all this mess an...

Re: Ingest gives WHITE Video Michael Hancock - 2 years ago
[Lor Porter] "Yes, I'm on a PC... I've used video from this videographer a ton of times before - with no issue... I'm going to try the SxS driver first... (that's what seem to have worked in the past) - there may be a new one... " Hopefully t...

Re: Ingest gives WHITE Video Lor Porter - 2 years ago
Yes, I'm on a PC... I've used video from this videographer a ton of times before - with no issue... I'm going to try the SxS driver first... (that's what seem to have worked in the past) - there may be a new one... And this may be a dumb que...

Re: How to recover deleted footage from sony sxs card? Bob Jackson - 2 years ago
Try this: http://aeroquartet.com I tried it and it worked somewhat, but did not recapture everything i lost. It seems to be hit and miss and this service was expensive for what I got. vidiot...

Re: Transering data from SxS to Hard Drive - Sony F5 Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
Try this..use MAC when it says PC, it will be the same: - Install the Sony Content Browser to your laptop -(run the mac version). Make sure that you "check"..the CRC box in options, then edit....this is important Plug your portable h...

Re: Transering data from SxS to Hard Drive - Sony F5 Alfie Vazquez - 2 years ago
Thank you for the response! I'm in Argentina, I'll be using MAC, the files would be AVCHD 4K I think. Do you think the EXDCAM EX Clip Browser wont recognize de codec from de F5? And the Sony Content Browser will? I just need to transfer the data...

Re: Transering data from SxS to Hard Drive - Sony F5 Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
what country are you in? and you should use Sony Content Browser...and what format do you use...PC or Mac? Do you just want to do a simple data transfer from the SxS card to a hard drive folder? Bill Griffin HD Cameraman 972-475-687...

Transering data from SxS to Hard Drive - Sony F5 Alfie Vazquez - 2 years ago
Hi, I'm new here in CreativeCOW and I made an account beacuse i need help, i got my first real job for a shotting a series, im the data manager, so all the recorded data goes through me, we are using the Sony F5, 4K recording using SxS cards, I ...

Loading Picture Profiles into my Sony PVW300K1 Barry O'Brien - 2 years ago
I love this camera, and have found some picture profiles that I would like to load in and modify. Unzipped, the files sit in a folder called Pro, inside of which is: PRO>Camera>XDCAMEX>PMW300>Setup.suf 1.) Which folder do I put on the SXS car...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Lee Caldon - 2 years ago
Has this been updated yet?...

Sony PMW-500 XDCAM Camera with C30 WR Color Viewfinder and SXS Cards $12,000 or best offer Bill Paris - 2 years ago
I'm selling my Sony PMW-500 camera with the SONY HDVF-C30WR color viewfinder. The camera was never rented, owned and operated by myself and set up by Macie Video Services. It's in very good condition and working perfectly. I also have 2-64 Gi...

How to export from adobe cs6 to SxS Card for play back on sony pmw 200 akhem borneo - 2 years ago
hi im akhem from indonesia im working for news programm in indonesia i have a problem to export video file from adobe cs6 to SxS Card for play back on sony pmw 200 can any body help me ? thanks....

transferring footage from sxs card, odd issue jim stamos - 2 years ago
i use clip browser to get clips from my camera to harddrive. always flawless. when i go to the card, it shows that clip in the browser then i just xport the mxf file to HD. for some reason, was getting footage from my second camera last night,...


Results from TV & Movie Appreciation

Re: Ranking all the Characters in Avengers: Age of Ultron Mike Cohen - 2 years ago
[Stephen Smith] "what was up with the SxS card reader?" Ask the guy who used a Grass Valley switcher to fire the Death Star main gun....

Re: Ranking all the Characters in Avengers: Age of Ultron Stephen Smith - 2 years ago
First off, congrats on getting engaged Scott. Second, what was up with the SxS card reader? I guess it looks a lot cooler then a thumb drive. Instead of my thoughts on the movie I would rather post this pic: Stephen Smith Utah Video Produ...

Re: Sony ex3 sdi out Chris Wagner - 2 years ago
Bill, I know this sounds a little kooky, but the end result that I am looking for is to record audio and video to the sxs cards, but also to send the video via SDI to another recorder to record just the video. Now I have been told that with S...

Sony ex3 sdi out Chris Wagner - 2 years ago
Hello, Is it possible to record audio and video to the sxs cards while simultaneously sending just the video out the sdi?...

Re: Sony pxw-x160 with Ninja Blade. Ronnie Martin - 2 years ago
I don't know about your camera but in the Ex-1R, the Ex-3 and the PMW 320 there is an option in the menu to trigger the external recorder, the SXS cards or both. Having to have a SXS card sort of defeats the advantage of shooting long term pro...


Results from Broadcasting

NAB 2015, ZELINIZED: HD IS OVER Bob Zelin - 2 years ago
Bob Zelin applies decades of engineering and facility design experience to finding products from the 2015 NAB Show that will make a real-world difference for you on a daily basis. Here's Bob's take on everything from thumb drives to 40GigE...

NAB 2015, ZELINIZED: HD IS OVER Bob Zelin - 2 years ago
Bob Zelin applies decades of engineering and facility design experience to finding products from the 2015 NAB Show that will make a real-world difference for you on a daily basis. Here's Bob's take on everything from thumb drives to 40GigE....

Avid 8.3.1 won't import XDCAM EX mp4 clips automatically Michael Pekic - 2 years ago
Hello, how do you repair XDCAM EX media? The camera used is a Sony PMWF3. Recording media are two SxS cards. One 64GB and one 32GB both Sony. The folder structure of the recording media got corrupted and Avid won't import the whole card ...

Re: Sony PXW-X200 with SD adapters john lawlor - 2 years ago
Hi Wendy After some trouble shooting and testing with all of the available SD adapters for this camera, I can confirm that none of them work with the camera shooting at 50Mbps. I tried the Sony Mead adapters and also the MxR ones by E-films. ...

Service: High Def Productions Christopher Sorrenti - 2 years ago
Fairfax California, United States Post Production   Communications   Film High Def Productions HD Post Production     Technical Media Consultant     Music Videos High Def Productions Fairfax CA 3/08 - present Vid...

High Def Productions Christopher Sorrenti - 2 years ago
High Def Productions Fairfax CA 3/08 - present Video editor, cinematographer, motion graphic artist Project: During and after my stent at Art and Education Media, I formed my own company www.hidefproductions.net, I’ve worked on many freelance indie v...

Catalyst Browse Steve Connell - 2 years ago
With a Sony plug in, SxS cards can be seen in the FCPX import interface as a "camera" and thus media can be ingested directly from the device into the FCPX library. VERY COOL. Does anyone know why this same workflow doesn't work with the optical...

Re: Sony XDCAM, XAVC flavors and FCPX compatibility? Chris Church - 2 years ago
Hi Ian, any news on this? Been doing a bit of research and changing file names at root level, If i moved the XDROOT folder to root level it acttually showed my SDXC card as and sxs card so even tried the good old BPAV route to see if i could tri...

Re: Sony F3 S-log upgrade on 32 gig SxS media card Harry Dawson - 2 years ago
Do you still have this key?...

How to recover deleted footage from sony sxs card? Haider Jafree - 2 years ago
My junior staff member has accidentally formatted one sxs card from camera. That card contained a really important footage. I am unable to find any recovery software which can recover deleted mxf files. Please help!...

Re: SxS Media: When your boss wants you to "put the tape on the shelf" Alan Smith - 2 years ago
That is what I do with WD drives (I personally like Western Digital). Importantly though, I always have 2 drives that the footage is unloaded onto just in case one drive fails. We produce a lot of longer multi-camera video productions (seminars...

Re: SxS Media: When your boss wants you to "put the tape on the shelf" wendy andersen - 2 years ago
I'm about to swap to SxS cards - and will have same issue. Can I just bakup the cards to an external drive (currently using a 3T seagate drive - but in theory any would work, no?) The drive could contain the footage from loads of cards - freei...

Re: Sony PXW-X200 with SD adapters wendy andersen - 2 years ago
I'm also buying this camera. I had asked about the MEAD adapters and I was advised against. The cards in the adapter would work, but some menu functions would be disabled, and if I need to meet EBU (broadcast) requirements, such as 50Mbps then...

Re: SxS Media: When your boss wants you to "put the tape on the shelf" Clint Fleckenstein - 2 years ago
I have a PDW-U2 and burn the footage to XDCAM disc, using the USER DATA folder to simply drop the BPAV folders onto the disc with the structure entact. Yes, it's more expensive than BluRay, but I have more confidence in it. Cf...

Re: SxS Media: When your boss wants you to "put the tape on the shelf" Dave Morrison - 2 years ago
I'd consider an LTO tape solution....

Re: SxS Media: When your boss wants you to "put the tape on the shelf" Cassia Lozinski - 2 years ago
That is an incredibly low-cost idea. Thanks for your input, Alan. It's definitely looking more likely that our "original masters" will have to be archived in some kind of transferred form, vs. just putting original recorded media on the shelf......

Re: SxS Media: When your boss wants you to "put the tape on the shelf" Alan Smith - 2 years ago
Don't know if this is the best option, but it has been working for me. I purchase Verbatim 25g blu-ray discs when they are on sale (usually about .80 each) and use those to backup video files, project files, audio, etc. If I need to go back and...

Re: Content Browser Consistently Crashes When Spot Checking Clips - Ian Cook Denis Warburton - 2 years ago
Thank you Ian! Although I don't have the original SxS card anymore, within the next 24 hours I will check the new version of Content Browser with the BPAV archive I previously created....

Re: Content Browser Consistently Crashes When Spot Checking Clips - Ian Cook Denis Warburton - 2 years ago
Thank you for the advice... and my sincerest apologies for not getting back to you sooner. I've been rather tied up on several other projects... That being said, the issue occurs regardless as to whether the preferences are trashed, or a new ...

Re: SxS card stuck in slot (back to front) Paul Anderegg - 2 years ago
Old post, but it just happened to me, in my brand new $320 reader! There are like little tabs like fingers on the side that is on the top of the card in the slot. I ended up tearing a business card in half, and working it in the slot on the to...


Results from Blackmagic Design

Hyperdeck shuttle workflow anthony Faulkner - 2 years ago
HI I am thinking about changing my production workflow. At the moment I have an EX3 and PMW300 and record straight to SxS disks that are then transferred and logged on an editing suite. I work with another editor who does all the logging, We ...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Andy Reik - 2 years ago
Hi Roy, Do you know if this has now been fixed with updates so the internal SxS slot works? I want to update but don't want to lose the functionality. Thanks, Andy...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Andy Reik - 2 years ago
Hi, I'm hesitating to update to Yosemite as I'm not sure if the SxS slot will work. I need to use it on a regular basis for work and also U1 and U2 occasionally. Can you confirm that there are updates that now make the internal SxS reader wor...

Re: Sony XDCAM, XAVC flavors and FCPX compatibility? Chris Church - 2 years ago
Hi guys, Also awaiting some FCPX XAVC long GOP updates, are we any nearer to this. Massively frustrating when all other NLE's seem to handle long GOP with ease and powerful edit software like FCX still can't natively pull it in? Any news o...

News: Codex Delivers Recording And Workflow For ARRI ALEXA SXT Cow News Droid - 2 years ago
(London, England--March 20, 2015) Codex (http://www.codexdigital.com), the industry leader in high-end digital recording and workflow equipment for motion picture and TV production, has once again collaborated with ARRI to develop the recording ...

Re: How fast is USB3 SXS Card Reader Transfer Speed Aaron Star - 2 years ago
If you are interested, here is an article on USB 3.0 speeds and how your hardware might be holding back your transfer speeds. Faster USB 3.0 Performance You may want to ask your local Mac Genius if the know anything about this....

Re: How fast is USB3 SXS Card Reader Transfer Speed Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=&sku=860811&gclid=CjwKEAjw8oSoBRCss4qDrP3Y7yUSJACKumZ9QNjd5d86OtJyVauobhxuVEwghT2WHrIpqqG5CdvKnBoCZPTw_wcB&Q=&is=REG&A=details here is a link...only does one card at a time... Bill Griffin H...

Re: How fast is USB3 SXS Card Reader Transfer Speed Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
I have 2 16 gb SxS cards and it takes me about 13-15 mins. if the cards are full ( 55 mins) to transfer as I use the Sony SBAC-US 30 3.0 card reader...on a MacBook Pro I-7 2013 model. but using the Thunderbolt port with the Sonnet reader fo...

How fast is USB3 SXS Card Reader Transfer Speed Michael Harrington - 2 years ago
I'm doing 3 huge on location jobs this year, 100-150hr, each project, and I'm shooting Sony SXS cards transferring using brand new Macbook Pro with USB3 and Thunderbolt2. I need to make there's enough hours in the day to shoot, transfer, rins...

Re: Great FCPX Event today in Hollywood! Jeremy Garchow - 2 years ago
[Andrew Kimery] " Arri has been in the motion picture camera business since the early 1900s. If that doesn't qualify as old guard, I don't know what would. ;)" Arri is an old company with a rich history. Sure. The Arri Alexa is not an ol...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av ross byron boughton - 2 years ago
looks like i will go with the sony XDCam reader for the time being as i need to keep the time codes intact the proMax platform server that we will be setting up says i can create proxies ,how ever i feel the proxies will lose my camera time-code...

Re: Re-wrapping a xdcam .mxf file to mov for FCP7 Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
OK thanks...as I have updated to Content Browser 2.3.1 on my MAC and I will test out the card....as I hope Content Browser will read the sxs card with the .mxf files on it. all I am doing is a "copy" from sxs card to hard drive via the mac bo...

Re: Transcoding multiple files in Catalyst Browse fails with .smi Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
Ian, I had the same problem yesterday..as I called your office....I have Catalyst Browse (latest version) on 2 laptops..one is a Mac Book Pro I-7 with 10.8 (2013) and the other is new Dell I-7, both with 8gb of ram.... and they are bot...

Transcoding multiple files in Catalyst Browse fails with .smi Dave Morrison - 2 years ago
I imported my BPAV folder/files using Content Browser from a single SxS card (nothing spanned across cards). The longest file shows up as .smi with a small chain symbol and is 00:19:55:52 in length. I get the fact that this long, single clip is ...

Re: covered XDCam raw BPAV files Cogalniceanu Sebastian - 2 years ago
Hi, Could you please help me with the following issue: - I have an SD HC 32GB (SANDISK) card which was used to record some footage (video) on a PMW-EX3 camcorder. The SD card was used together with an SxS adaptor as the mentioned camcorder use...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av Robert Ober - 2 years ago
[Michael Phillips] "Scratch Play is great for playing back media types, but it cannot export a any metadata files other than LUT and ASC CDL, nor has a real logging interface other than color management and manipulation." Good point. I was a...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av Michael Phillips - 2 years ago
I need to test AAF with logged metadata - I always merge an ALE to be sure. As far as writing a blog - I'll throw it on the pile to be considered when there is time to write one. :) Michael...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av Michael Phillips - 2 years ago
Scratch Play is great for playing back media types, but it cannot export a any metadata files other than LUT and ASC CDL, nor has a real logging interface other than color management and manipulation....

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av Robert Ober - 2 years ago
[ross byron boughton] "am on macs using computers connected to the server via a network?" If on Macs connected to the clips via a network then MP's suggestion of doing monthly subscriptions to Media Composer for the producers is probably the ...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av ross byron boughton - 2 years ago
am on macs using computers connected to the server via a network? Ross Byron Boughton Editor / Webmaster / Sound Designer http://www.inch.com/~bellevue/...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av Robert Ober - 2 years ago
[Michael Phillips] "I did a quick test with Resolve Lite (free) which reads a lot of different formats, but it too can be a lot of overhead for what should be a simple logging interface. One could argue the same thing with using a free trial or ...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av Michael Phillips - 2 years ago
The challenge with logging software is a careful balance between ease of use, and feature set. Most of the standalone logging systems are no longer available, and even Avid has EOL'd Avid MediaLog (which did not work file-based anyway). Adobe Pr...

Re: Importing from the PXW X160 into FCPX using SDXC cards Riccardo Molinari - 2 years ago
I use XAVC-L quality usually. Some day ago I bought an SXS 16Gb card to mae test and short clip in XAVC-I....

Re: Importing from the PXW X160 into FCPX using SDXC cards Martin Waring - 2 years ago
I can't answer your question as I've not used an SxS card yet but I'd like to know if you think using an SxS card (as opposed to an SDXC card) is worth the additional cost. That is, is using the XAVC-I codec significantly better than using the X...

Re: Importing from the PXW X160 into FCPX using SDXC cards Riccardo Molinari - 2 years ago
Hi, I am writing this message because I have a little problem with my PXW-X160. If I insert in X160 my original adapter Sony MEAD-SD02 with Sandisk SDXC da 6Gb U3 memory ( http://www.sandisk.it/products/memory-cards/sd/extreme-uhs-1-45mbs/?ca...

Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server av Robert Ober - 2 years ago
[ross byron boughton] "whats a nice stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server avid is my platform is avid play the deal?" Mac or Windows? Are they going to be at the server or using computers connected t...

any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server avid i ross byron boughton - 2 years ago
morning people well at long last my company has bought a sever. i can now come out of the dark ages of sneeker net 2005, my question is whats a nice stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server avid is my platf...

Re: Export XDCAM EX to SxS card for camera playout Ian Cook - 2 years ago
not possible with X at the present, i'm afraid. it will only export 24 bit audio. even if you run the file through Compressor and change the audio to multiple discrete mono channels the audio metadata is not quite set correctly and the hardware ...

My first day using Premiere 8.2, coming from 7.2.2... Nightmares! Questions... Advice? Tom Laughlin - 2 years ago
Hey Walter (and the rest of this forum leader gang!), How are you? Hope all is well. I have a few questions that I'd love to ask you about my system, and computer, where there might be some causes of Premiere 8.2 acting a little slow. I'm on...

Re: Export XDCAM EX to SxS card for camera playout Kale Zimny - 2 years ago
Thanks for the reply. We use FCP 7 in our everyday work at my station. We are just testing out FCP X to see if we could ever make the switch. It works great exporting back to the card in FCP 7, it just doesnt seem its fully supported for FCP ...

Re: Export XDCAM EX to SxS card for camera playout Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
I have FCP 7 and this works for me: http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/sony-xdcam-ex-pro-handhelds/236702-how-export-fcp-sxs-card.html it might be a little different, but when I do news with my EX-3..I have to feed out the story on my camera w...

Export XDCAM EX to SxS card for camera playout Kale Zimny - 2 years ago
Is there a way to export a finished project in FCP X in a format that I can use Content Browser Exporter to put on an SxS card so I can play it on my PMW-320? I am able to export via compressor with 16 bit audio but then it says "Condition Fail...


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Alexa Plus Ready for a New Owner ! For Sale Barbara Holler - 2 years ago
For Sale! Alexa Plus w/ Hi Speed Option Factory Certified! Just came back from Arri for checkout Buyer can purchase Alexa Plus warranty if you choose to do so. Comes with 5-32GB SXS CARDS 3-64 GB SXS CARDS 1-SHOULDER PAD 3-EYE PIECE...

Re: Media Mgmt for Sony F55 Steve Hero - 2 years ago
Thanks Ian. I use SPP for my previous gigs working with C300. So I have that and am happy with it. does the side cardslot on my MacBook Pro read SxS cards? I've read some things that suggest it does. (Although I'm buying an external card ...

Media Mgmt for Sony F55 Steve Hero - 2 years ago
Hey hoping someone can offer me some help. I might have this media mgmt gig coming up where they'll be shooting Sony F55 and SxS cards. I've never worked with these before. Everything I've done up to now has been on Canon C300. I'm looking for a...

Re: Sony PXW-X200 with SD adapters Ian Cook - 2 years ago
No, you will need to use SxS or XQD media in order to record UDF or exFAT....

Offline editing a 4K Concert to be onlined / colored / mastered in 4k. Can someone check my wor Bryan Roberts - 2 years ago
Hi all, For the next couple weeks, I'm cutting a big live concert that's going to be making the rounds Xmas '15 and it was shot in 4K and provided offline res (1080p) files for me to cut with that were automatically exported using a Ki Pro. U...

Re: New Sony Applications for XDCAM, XDCAM EX, RAW, SR and NXCAM Ian Cook - 2 years ago
ok.. If it's happening during logging it sounds like a permissions issue. Are these optical discs or SxS cards? Make sure you have the latest SxS UDF driver or optical VFAM driver. Let me know... http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/download/s...

Re: Sony PMW-200 extremely slow transfer rates Ian Cook - 2 years ago
This is expected behavior when the SxS UDF driver is not installed or not working. Files transfer very slowly (anywhere from 5-10x slower than normal) and the card will display as read-only with 0 bytes free. Uninstall both drivers (you only nee...

Sony PXW-X200 with SD adapters john lawlor - 2 years ago
Hi guys I wanted to touch base with the folk here on the forum to hopefully get a bit of advice. I have recently just purchased a new Sony PXW-X200 and wanted to find out my options for recording media. On my old EX1r I was able to successful...

Re: Sony PMW-200 extremely slow transfer rates Niklas Lagstrom - 2 years ago
This is my setup: PMW-200 connected via USB 2 to imac 2014 w 32gb ram and connected Thunderbolt 6tb drive Yosemite 10.10.2 FCPX 10.1.3 I reinstalled the UDF drivers yesterday and reinstalled the sxs drivers...

Re: liable link to EX1 firmware update?? Eli Bouhnik - 2 years ago
Hello Julian I am a newbie at all this, basically I got a PMW EX1 from a friend and it's currently on Version 1.02 and I don't wanna update straight to 1.26 from the Sony website since I hear people have problems when skipping too many versions ...

Re: Export to SxS Card Kevin Langdon - 2 years ago
All sorted. The problem was my laptop wasn't recognising the UDF driver....

Re: Another F55 XAVC into FCP7 thread... chris gu - 2 years ago
To enable users to have smooth XAVC to FCP workflow, Sony has introduced XAVC Plug-in for Apple (PDZK-LT2), which provides support for XAVC files shot on Sony SxS card, allowing viewing and editing capability in Final Cut Pro X. Whereas, the pre...

Re: iMac can't see Sonnet Echo ExpressCard Pro with Thunderbolt Vincent C. Zettl - 2 years ago
Okay, I got it to work with the newest drivers, after deleting the old SxS plists...


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Re: Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina USB3 SXS Card Transfer speed Scott Goddard - 2 years ago
Yep, that is what this forum is here for. Glad to be of help. Scott Goddard Neo Verite Limited http://neoverite.com...

Re: Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina USB3 SXS Card Transfer speed Christoph Trojer - 2 years ago
Hi Scott, thanks a lot for your quick reply!! I was missing one of the two drivers, now I installed them both and it works perfectly! Thanks and all the best, Christoph...

Re: Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina USB3 SXS Card Transfer speed Scott Goddard - 2 years ago
Hi Christoph, You need to double check you have all the correct drivers. Specifically the UDF drivers. I thought I had them all but I went back and reinstalled everything sxs related and I then got the correct speeds. Try this: http://...

Re: Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina USB3 SXS Card Transfer speed Christoph Trojer - 2 years ago
Hi Scott, it seems I'm having the same issue as you reported in your post and was wondering if you found out a solution? Thanks and Cheers, Christoph...

Re: PMW 200 50mbps SDHC Ian Cook - 2 years ago
50 Mb requires SxS or XQD...

PMW 200 50mbps SDHC Mark Slocombe - 2 years ago
I'm a bit late to the PMW-200 party - just got one to add to our EX1s. Sony's manual states that SDHC cards do not support recording with UDF so can only get 50Mbps with SxS cards... but is the manual out of date? Do SDHC cards that are fas...

Re: SxS card stuck in slot (back to front) Benjamin Matzke - 2 years ago
I just did the same thing. Where did you insert a paperclip to get the card unhooked?...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards James Blackburn - 2 years ago
I had the same problem, This seemed to work for me http://www.sony.net/Products/sxssupport/download/driver/sxspro/SxS_Device_Driver.zip...

Re: iMac can't see Sonnet Echo ExpressCard Pro with Thunderbolt Vincent C. Zettl - 2 years ago
Hey Gary, Would you be so kind to share what exact version numbers of the SxS device driver and UDF driver you have installed? I tried it on a maxed out 1st Gen Retina Macbook on which I'd done a complete wipe of the harddrive and absolute...

Re: Export to SxS Card Pete Smith - 2 years ago
Understood. We record and feed on XD Cam decks here at the tv station. The problem is the same if you are working in the XD Cam EX world. Sorry I left that out of the first reply. As long as you are using this format to feed you need the expo...

Re: Export to SxS Card Kevin Langdon - 2 years ago
Thanks Pete. I'm not looking to export back for camera play out. I want to export a finished edit to a SxS card to then hand it over to a SNG operator to play out from a deck inside the sat truck. Whenever I try in FCP X, I keep getting...

Re: Export to SxS Card Pete Smith - 2 years ago
For exporting to the XD Cam SxS card, the only software I have been able to find with that export tool is Edius. I too run Media Composer and FCP X on a Mac Pro. There are no export tools for that software to go to the card. The really unfort...

Best way to import SxS media metadata into FCP 10.1.2 Paul Cotton - 2 years ago
I'm trying to get XDCAM Transfer or any other program to retain my logging metadata when I import into Final Cut Pro 10.1.2. Specifically Title, Creator, Comment. This use to work no problem but seems to have quit about a year ago. I've tried...

Re: FCPX write back to SXS XDCAM EX 35mb Jon Essex - 2 years ago
Hi Noah, Thanks. I\'ve not seen it work either. It would be great if it would work as another option to deliver to the OB truck. Used to work great in FCP7. Many thanks for your reply, I will keep searching and if I manage to get an a...

Re: FCPX write back to SXS XDCAM EX 35mb Noah Kadner - 2 years ago
To be honest I've never seen that working in X but not saying it's not possible via some other utility. Can't you simply deliver the file to the OB truck wirelessly or via a thumb drive instead? Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Train...

FCPX write back to SXS XDCAM EX 35mb Jon Essex - 2 years ago
Hi guys I would really like some help with this please. I've spent ages looking on the forum, trying all sorts of things but nothing seems to work for me. This is what I want to do, very simple, need help!! Edited sequence in FCPX 10.1.4, ...

Re: iMac can't see Sonnet Echo ExpressCard Pro with Thunderbolt gary adcock - 2 years ago
[John Rofrano] "It doesn't look like they support Yosemite yet. As Noah said, send them an email to see what their plans are. Maybe they have something in beta you can test for them" I have been using the Sonnet SxS Express card TB hardware c...

FCPX write back to SXS XDCAM EX 35mb Jon Essex - 2 years ago
Hi guys I would really like some help with this please. I've spent ages looking on the forum, trying all sorts of things but nothing seems to work for me. This is what I want to do, very simple, need help!! Edited sequence in FCPX 10.1.4, ...

Re: iMac can't see Sonnet Echo ExpressCard Pro with Thunderbolt Jeremy Garchow - 2 years ago
I would also make sure you have any Sony SxS drivers installed, like the UDF driver: http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/sxsudfdriver...

iMac can't see Sonnet Echo ExpressCard Pro with Thunderbolt Bruce Wittman - 2 years ago
Hello Cow Mates, I am excited to start the new year with a new 27" 5K iMac and Yosemite OS. I migrated from my 17" MacBookPro laptop to this wonderful iMac with 32 GB of RAM. Everything seems to work (even my legacy FCP 6.01 and DVD Studio ...

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards John Godwin - 2 years ago
Thanks, guys. I installed the plugins as on the other machines and it works with the xdcam ex files, rewrapping them. I'm not using any cameras that shoot Sony.mxf currently, so I'll deal with that issue when it comes up. Best, John Best, ...

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards Jeremy Garchow - 2 years ago
That is true, I guess it all depends on what Camera is used. The f5/f55 shoots SxS to MXF in both XAVC and MPEG, and if you install Sony's plugin, the MXF files are rewrapped instead of used directly....

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards Craig Seeman - 2 years ago
[Jeremy Garchow] "With all do respect, sir, I'd stay away from this. The plugin circumvents the native MXF nature of 10.1.4." BPAV folders are not .mxf. The media is .mp4. It may be supported but that would not be due to .mxf support. XAVC-L...

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards Jeremy Garchow - 2 years ago
With all do respect, sir, I'd stay away from this. The plugin circumvents the native MXF nature of 10.1.4. This is very very new to a Final Cut Pro workflow. I'm taking any Final Cut Pro. MXF is now native to OS X for the most part....

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards Craig Seeman - 2 years ago
Or maybe https://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/micro-xdcam/resource.downloads.bbsccms-assets-micro-xdcam-downloads-XDCAMSoftwareDownload.shtml#apps Camera Import Plug-In for Apple Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) PDZK-LT2 - Camera Import Plug-In Version 1....

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards John Godwin - 2 years ago
Thanks, Jeremy, I'll give that a try. Best, John Best, John...

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards Jeremy Garchow - 2 years ago
See here, it may help: https://forums.creativecow.net/thread/344/34922#34922...

FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards John Godwin - 2 years ago
I've just today received an iMac 5K and spent the day installing and such. I've run into a snag with xdcam SxS cards. I have 10.1.4 and have downloaded the pro codecs and updates, and to get the card to be seen had to install an SxS Sony driver....

Re: New Sony Applications for XDCAM, XDCAM EX, RAW, SR and NXCAM Ian Cook - 2 years ago
We just posted some new updates to Browse and Prepare. Batch Transcoding has been restored in Browse (provided source clips are in the same format). Thanks to all who helped me lobby to get this restored asap. It was always part of the featur...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Jeremy Eccard - 2 years ago
Great to hear. Thank you again!...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Ian Cook - 2 years ago
Glad it worked out. The Yosemite update for the U1/U2 is still pending but should be available soon....

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Jeremy Eccard - 2 years ago
Thanks for the help! Everything is working normal again. There were several SxS Drivers installed - after removing them, rebooting, installing new driver, and rebooting again we are good to go. One more question, does the PDW-U1 work with Y...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Ian Cook - 2 years ago
System/Library/Extensions/SxS_UDF.kext If you see other 'SxS' items in here remove them and then reinstall just the UDF driver...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Jeremy Eccard - 2 years ago
Please excuse my ignorance. How do I uninstall the driver? I didn't change the install location so it should be on Macintosh HD (default location)....

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Ian Cook - 2 years ago
try uninstalling/reinstalling and rebooting. if you are getting slow transfers after an OS upgrade it's almost certainly the driver. this is exactly the behavior to expect when it isn't installed or isn't working. you do not need to uninstall/re...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Jeremy Eccard - 2 years ago
Thanks for the quick reply. Unfortunately that didn't solve the problem. Any other ideas? Is there a way for me start over with clean slate, uninstall Content Browser and drivers?...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Ian Cook - 2 years ago
You need to update the SxS UDF driver. The version you have doesn't work under Yosemite (10.10). When the driver isn't installed or isn't working correctly you'll have extremely slow transfers and the card will mount as read-only. Install the be...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Jeremy Eccard - 2 years ago
We recently upgraded to Yosemite 10.10.1 - MacPro (Mid 2012). USB Transfers from US-10 using SxS are excruciatingly slow, more than double real-time. Before we were using Mountain Lion and transfers were much faster. Any suggestions?...

Sony PMW EX1 camcorder for sale paul fifty - 2 years ago
Sony PMW EX1, used, fully functional. 2 x 8gig 1 x 16gig SxS card. 2 x Batteries. Sony shotgun microphone. Pelican 1600 shock flight case US$2000 Located in Australia Buyer pays freight....

XDCam MXF file can't be transferred Mohamad Banna - 2 years ago
Hello, I shot almost 45 minutes of an episode and copied the SXS card into the hard drive but when trying to import it on XDCam transfer it says no clips in file, while trying to import through the log and transfer button on FCP 7 it says: ...

XDCam MXF file can't be transferred Mohamad Banna - 2 years ago
Hello, I shot almost 45 minutes of an episode and copied the SXS card into the hard drive but when trying to import it on XDCam transfer it says no clips in file, while trying to import through the log and transfer button on FCP 7 it says: ...

FCPX hanging when I try to play a clip on the timeline Danica D'souza - 2 years ago
Hey! I'm using FCPX to edit a parody video. I recorded all the footage on the Sony PMW 200, using a UDF format to record on the SXS card, and transferred it to FCPX through a USB cable. It was recorded at a frame rate of 59.94. I have 64 clip...

Re: FCPX 10.1.4 - MXF Export & XDCAM optical delivery Ian Cook - 2 years ago
Yes, you can export straight to disc. All the Content Browser plugin was doing was taking the QuickTime file encoded by FCP X (already in the XDCAM codec), rewrapping it to .mxf and dropping it on the disc or SxS card. Now that FCP can export XD...

Sony EX1 multiplying clips Alejandro Solé - 2 years ago
I'm sure this has already been solved, but I cant find the solution. Sometimes, not every single time, I ingest either with Adobe Prelude or Sony Content Browser from my SXS cards I get this "multiplied" clips. A0002619_01.MP4 A0002619_02...


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Is SDI SDI? Doug Normington - 2 years ago
Hi Thank you in advance. I work for a non profit public affairs company. We currently shoot HDV. Our system is fed SDI from HDV decks and the SDI signal from the switcher is delivered directly to an encoder that then encodes the videdo for...


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Is SDI SDI no matter the source? Doug Normington - 2 years ago
I work for a non profit public affairs organization. We currently shoot HDV and feed the edit system from a HDV deck from the SDI output. This system then routes the SDI to a switcher and the SDI output of the switcher runs to an encoder where t...

Re: Split clips on one card Mike Plenty - 2 years ago
Hi Colin, we never did figure out what the problem was, but it hasn't been an issue since we switched over to Premiere Pro from Final Cut 7. Our workflow now is to ingest cards in full using XDCAM Browser, which retains the full BPAV structu...

PXW X160 - AVCHD clip spanning problems Nevin Styre - 2 years ago
We recently bought 2 PXW X160 cameras for mostly long-form conference/event shooting, we are using the SxS -> SD card adapter and recording AVCHD to SD cards. I have a 40 minute shot and the camera breaks up the clips after 2.13GB, however butt...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Roy Stewart - 2 years ago
Hi Ian Thank you heaps for the prompt reply and help. I assume you are with Sony. Yes, I did borrow a card reader for a specific which did work and I am aware I could copy from the camera but neither is as convenient as the Xpress card sl...

Re: MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Ian Cook - 2 years ago
We'll be releasing an update for Yosemite soon. In the meantime you can use an SxS card reader (SBACUS10 or SBACUS20) or the camera. The device driver is only required when using the express card slot....

MacBook Pro with Yosematie will not read EX3 SXS cards Roy Stewart - 2 years ago
Hi If anyone could advise re the following, I would be very grateful. I use a 17" MacBook Pro with Express card slot in the side to dump my SxS cards from my EX3 when in the field. This worked perfectly until I recently installed Yosemati...

Re: FS: Sony PMW-200 + 2x 64GB SxS Cards + 2x battery + 3YR Warranty + More accessories! Hunter Snyder - 2 years ago
Sold...

Export to SxS Card Kevin Langdon - 2 years ago
I'm trying to find out, but having no success, as to whether it's possible to export a finished edit from my Mac Book Pro laptop back to a SxS card. I use both Avid (v7.0.3) and FCP X (v10.1.3). Ideally I'd like to do this so I can hand ov...

Re: Atomos ninja blade and the Sony ex-3,ex-1-r, pmw 320 Bill Griffin - 2 years ago
OK...this is what I do when I have the Atomos blade on my EX-3..... first, set the menu on the Atomos to camera, then when the drop down box appears... pick "Sony" then mount it on your camera....put a sxs card or what I use is a MxM ad...

Re: Atomos ninja blade and the Sony ex-3,ex-1-r, pmw 320 Ronnie Martin - 2 years ago
Thanks Jim for your reply... I would like to be able to use the Atomos recorder in a hand held situation rather than on a tripod. Having to use the record button on the Ninja would make it cumbersome. In the case of the PMW 320 it would always ...

Re: Atomos ninja blade and the Sony ex-3,ex-1-r, pmw 320 jim masi - 2 years ago
One of my clients has a Ninja Blade that we use with my EX-3. There are some cameras that can send a "record" signal down the SDI, the EX-3 is not one of them. To trigger the Ninja, we set camera to Record Run and the Ninja is set to roll when...

Atomos ninja blade and the Sony ex-3,ex-1-r, pmw 320 Ronnie Martin - 2 years ago
I have three EXDCAM cameras the ex-1r, ex-3, and the pmw 320 and I am considering the purchase of an Atomos product that will work with all three of these cameras. All three cameras have both HDMI and SDI out. Will the Atomos ninja be trig...

Re: Importing from the PXW X160 into FCPX using SDXC cards Callie Malan - 2 years ago
Hi Martin, I recently bought the PXW-X160. I am using the adaptor which was included with my purchase( a Sony SD Card Adaptor for XDCAM Series SDHC/SDXC), along with a SanDisk Extreme Plus 80 MB/s SDHC Class 10 SD card. I am faced with a h...

Import clips from PMW 200 into Vegas 12 Martin Phillips - 2 years ago
Hi everybody, I've recently bought a couple of Sony PBMW 200. Today was out test filming for the first time. I put some 50MBs footage onto SxS card, and when I came back to the edit no problem connected by USB to the camera and the PC saw it ...

Re: FS: Sony PMW-200 + 2x 64GB SxS Cards + 2x battery + 3YR Warranty + More accessories! Hunter Snyder - 2 years ago
Please email huntertsnyder @ gmail.com if interested. Camera is still available....

Re: Wanting to import 4 rather 8 audio channels Joseph Fulton - 2 years ago
Thanks for the tip, I've been struggling with this issue too -- SxS cards with 8 tracks of audio but I only need 4. I've been doing some tests and I've decided that since audio transcodes so quickly, it is more time-efficient to ingest all 8...

Re: Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows Ian Cook - 2 years ago
Admittedly the manual's explanation of the 'update' function is a bit vague... Happy to help out. Cheers and good luck....

Re: Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows thomas hass - 2 years ago
Dear Ian, I thank you VERY MUCH. I have had my time of serious frustrations as to how this worked. I have (probably for the first time ever) read a manual (PMW500) but nowhere did it explain that you had to 'update the clip'. I have also sear...

Re: wrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows Ian Cook - 2 years ago
First thing is to make sure you are writing back a compliant file, for example an XDCAM HD 422 50 Mb .mxf with 8 channels of 24 bit audio. Avid, FCP and Premiere all support this. Next thing is to make sure it goes to the /CLIP folder. If it...

Re: wrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows thomas hass - 2 years ago
Ian - that's great news:), but how? I have tried numerous ways, but when I try the write back, the UDF/MXF are not able to play in the camera? I am at a loss of words here.......

Service: Andy Humphreys Andy Humphreys - 2 years ago
London London, United Kingdom Production   Live Event Production Andy Humphreys Documentary     Event Video     Corporate Video Self-shooting director cameraman. Has worked for 30 years in the business so happy to work...

Re: Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows Ian Cook - 2 years ago
No, you can't mix UDF and FAT formats on the same card.. You can write back to the card via USB (Camera or reader) or Express Card slot. No Firewire... Hope this helps.....

Andy Humphreys Andy Humphreys - 2 years ago
Self-shooting director cameraman. Has worked for 30 years in the business so happy to work singly or as part of a team. Have worked in broadcast and corporate. I edit in Vegas and Premiere. I can script write and record guide VO....

Re: Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows thomas hass - 2 years ago
Sir, I have the UDF driver installed and its both write / read. So i record and edit both in DV and HD format - both formats in UDF/MXF modes, but perhaps i have missed a few info down the line, so please forgive me if thats the case. ...

Re: Can't Import from CF Card Ryan Holmes - 2 years ago
Sorry, I meant Log & Captute. You'll need to match up the correct HDV setting from Easy Setup and capture the tape to your storage area. Log & Transfer is only for tape less media (CF, SxS, etc). Ryan Holmes www.ryanholmes.me @CutColorPost...

Re: 32gig SxS Card Unmounts When Trying to Copy or Transcode Ian Cook - 2 years ago
Call this in to support, we can get the card from you and try to recover...

32gig SxS Card Unmounts When Trying to Copy or Transcode Ben Antonio - 2 years ago
I have a 32gig SxS card shot on an EX3 that whenever I try to copy the card directly using Finder, or try to transcode the footage in either Avid or FCP 7 will unmount itself when it gets to a certain clip (which is about 12 mins in length). ...

Re: Log and Transfer Mark Suszko - 2 years ago
I might be wrong, but don't you need to run the SxS stuff thru an external Sony-supplied translator application first before ingesting into FCP7?...

Log and Transfer Vagn Steen - 2 years ago
I am working at a client's house system. I am ingesting the Sony SXS format using Log and Transfer. Everything seems to be set properly. ProRes is selected as the target format. However the transferred files are loading into FCP as XDCam. Is the...

PP CS6 not getting XDCAM-XE timecode Tom Lennon - 2 years ago
I've had a situation come up that isn't quite like any other XDCAM issues I've read here and it's bugging me... Field shoot on XDCAM. SxS card copied to a portable HDD and brought into post. Sony's Content Browser did not automatically "see"...

Re: Camera Archive button does not function (Blackmagic camera source specific?) Jeremy Garchow - 2 years ago
I have SxS cards from a Sony F55 (exfat). The Camera Archive button does not work. I also do not have the F55 software installed because I use the MXF files natively using the MXF4mac plugin, which is then using the MXF files as easily as Pr...

Re: FCP X, XDCam SXS and Yosemite Michael Sanders - 2 years ago
The current state of play is this: I removed all the files I could see relating to SXS cards from Library - Filesystem and Library - extensions and then reinstalled as per Sony's advice of device driver first then the UDF driver. Current...

Re: FCP X Yosemite and UDF XDCam Michael Sanders - 2 years ago
Could possibly be Bill.. The current state of play is this: I removed all the files I could see relating to SXS cards from Library - Filesystem and Library - extensions and then reinstalled as per Sony's advice of device driver first the...

FCP X Yosemite and UDF XDCam Michael Sanders - 2 years ago
https://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/142/881693 Having an issue reading UDF SXS pro + cards formatted on a PMW500 with MXF MPEG422 files directly into FCP X 10.1.3 with Yosemite Same cards formatted in a F55 with XAVC material load fi...

Re: FCP X, XDCam SXS and Yosemite Michael Sanders - 2 years ago
So after further investigation I cannot get either of the PMW500 cards to load into FCP X. These are UDF formatted cards. Both cards can be read fine and I can transcode a file to Prores in Catalyst Browse. But FCP doesn't read them at all....

FCP X, XDCam SXS and Yosemite Michael Sanders - 2 years ago
So I have a problem.. I upgraded my edit machine to Yosemite and made sure all the important stuff including XDcam SXS import to FCP X - Which it does fine. I now have a card that refuses to load. The card is a 64GB pro+ card (which I nor...

Re: getting sxs data to pc blair ryan - 2 years ago
Ian, thanks for the info. I have already installed the SxS driver to my laptop with the PCI express slot. Hopefully this should be fine. I will be using Sony Vegas so I have installed content browser 1.1. Pick the camera up tomorrow finger...

Re: FS: Sony PMW-200 + 2x 64GB SxS Cards + 2x battery + 3YR Warranty + More accessories! Hunter Snyder - 2 years ago
You can follow the listing here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mint-Sony-PMW-200-Camcorder-2x-64GB-SxS-3x-Batt-Kata-Case-3YR-Warranty-/271643467592?pt=Camcorders_Professional_Video_Cameras&hash=item3f3f365f48...

Re: getting sxs data to pc Ian Cook - 2 years ago
There are any number of ways to do this... -Camera (USB 2.0, no driver required) -Card reader (USB 3.0, no driver required) -Express card slot (PCI-E, requires SxS Device Driver) You should use our Content Browser application to transfer...

getting sxs data to pc blair ryan - 2 years ago
I'm just about to hire a pmw ex3 for an event. I have never used the xdcam format before. How do I transfer the sxs card dara to pc? I hear that the usb from camera to pc is very slow. I have a laptop with a pci express 54 slot. Will this accept...

Problem with RAW (Hoodman) SxSxSDHC memory adapter David Speace - 2 years ago
I have this RAW adapter... when I put an SDHC card in it and then when I put it in my EX1R camera... I get a "lock" icon on the camera display screen. When I put the adpater in my Sony SxS reader on my computer and look at Disk Management screen...

Importing / Joining multiple EX1R 50 FPS MP4 files Tom Riding - 2 years ago
Hello I am having trouble importing files as one video file (i am aware SXS cards split the files into 3GB due to the file system. I really want to work with a and archive just one large video file. I have read Doug Jensen say its possible...

FS: Sony PMW-200 + 2x 64GB SxS Cards + 2x battery + 3YR Warranty + More accessories! Hunter Snyder - 2 years ago
Sony PMW-200 with original box, all original accessories, and many crucial additional accessories. Body 10/10 (Immaculate, no scratches or scuffs) Lens 10/10 (perfect focus, sharp, no sticking, very limited use) Servo 10/10 (never used) ...

Re: Need advice on how to ingest Sony .MXF Mark Morache - 2 years ago
I recently had to do this in order to ingest xdcam footage from SxS cards. I don't entirely remember specifically, but I installed a UDF driver, so my computer could see the SxS cards. I also added drivers for XDcam codecs. Then I insta...

Importing from the PXW X160 into FCPX using SDXC cards Martin Waring - 2 years ago
I'm a novice to the Sony XDCAM world having just bought the PXW X160. What attracted me to the camera was the ability to record most of the codecs to SDXC cards, of which I have plenty, rather than having to fork out for SxS cards. The came...

Re: latest firware updates for Ex-1R, Ex-3, PMW320 Tom Laughlin - 2 years ago
Sent my camera to Sony in CA, as Ian directed. I would not feel comfortable doing any updates myself, regardless the similarly of it, when it comes to firmare. Sony cleaned it, updated it my ex1 to latest firmware v1.30, and shipped my ex1 back ...

Re: SxS "Unknown Media" Tom Laughlin - 2 years ago
Use an air can and spray slot out. Reformat a few cards in it. Try recording to the card, pop card out, place it back in, check media recorded ok. Reformat card, so this a few times, shoot, test, reformat. If problems continues send it to Sony!...

Re: SxS "Unknown Media" Don Greening - 2 years ago
I just checked my own EX1R with a flashlight and noticed some dust on the card guides of both slots A and B. The connection pins inside each slot are straight and shiny and don't seem to be contaminated with anything. The actual SxS cards connec...

Re: SxS "Unknown Media" Bob Cole - 2 years ago
Sorry for the delay in responding. Yes, the card had the BPAV structure -- I was always able to offload the media from the card, from the Express Card/34 slot in my 2008 MacBook Pro. As a precaution, I took the card out of service during my...

Re: SxS "Unknown Media" Enrique Orozco - 2 years ago
... happen to me once (EX3).. don't laugh on me, but my solution was simply blow AIR a couple of times on the camera card reservoir... good luck Enrique Orozco R. iDEA DigitalVideoStudio...

Re: SxS "Unknown Media" Ian Cook - 2 years ago
Is there still an EX card image on it (BPAV folder etc)? On a healthy card this will only come up if the file system format is not recognized. Can you try offloading it, formatting it in your computer (Fat32) and then seeing if you can format in...

SxS "Unknown Media" Bob Cole - 2 years ago
My EX1R displayed a message that one of my three SxS cards was "Unknown Media." The material on the card is readable in my Mac. I did recently change from P30 to P24 and back to P30, and I thought I had formatted afterward, but I am not c...

Re: Is SxS really this slow? Mark Morache - 2 years ago
Thanks for the link. I find it difficult to navigate the sony web experience, but I absolutely love it when the stuff works! And yes, I got my DNxHD files exported. It's not a compressor setting that I can easily spit out from FCPX. As I s...

Re: Is SxS really this slow? Jeremy Garchow - 2 years ago
I find this to be the most current and up to date collection. It's definitely bookmarked! http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/download/software_for_sony_equipment Did you get your DNxHD movie out?...

Re: Is SxS really this slow? Mark Morache - 2 years ago
NVM I finally discovered the UDF driver, which is apparently different from the SxS device driver. I wish there was one place where Sony would put all of these things. 13gb from UDF is now transferring in about a minute. Bliss! ----...

Is SxS really this slow? Mark Morache - 2 years ago
I'm shooting on a borrowed PMW500 shooting XDcam 35. I installed the latest SxS driver from Sony (1.1.2.10220) I also installed the FCPX camera plug in (PDZK-LT2). I'm using a MBP 17" duo core, mid 2010. It's a great workhorse. It has the...

SOLD Jan '15 - Sony PMW-EX1 Cinealta XDCAM EX - LOW HOURS - $2400 Craig Seeman - 2 years ago
Camera - Sony EX1 XDCAM EX Camera - $2400 Time Used - 222 Hours Firmware - 1.30 (records on 64GB SxS cards and allows recording on compatible SDHC cards with adaptor) Camera Remote - Sony Camera Remote RM-F300 *Lens Filter - B&W UV Neutral M...

Re: Problems with Spanned footage over two cards shot on Sony EX3 micheal jreisat - 2 years ago
From : Michel Jreisat Dear I have problem w spanned over two cards shot. I lost one of the two cards, I long and transfaire the footage but I have missed the long footage ( incomplete media ) I still have first SXS memory , any help to get...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Ian Cook - 2 years ago
If you don't do any additional recording the files may be recoverable-- please contact Sony Media. They can assist....

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Ian Cook - 2 years ago
If you don;t do any additional recording the files may be recoverable-- please contact Sony Media. They can assist....

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Dave Sheehan - 2 years ago
I used the Clips - Delete All command on the camera. ds...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Ian Cook - 2 years ago
if you think there is still data on the card, contact our media team. they may be able to assist.. 877 440 3452 can you provide some details? was the card formatted in the camera or are you otherwise un-deleting files? the latter may be possi...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Dave Sheehan - 2 years ago
I've installed Disk Doctor Photo recovery and it finds only a single .jpg file on the SXS card. There were nearly 40 video files. Any suggestions? ds...

Re: Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows Ian Cook - 2 years ago
you probably don't have the SxS UDF Driver installed. without it the cards mount but are read-only. do a Get Info on the card--does it show that it is read-ony? note that this only applies to UDF-formatted cards. FAT-formatted cards don't requir...

Re: Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows thomas hass - 2 years ago
Hi Guys, I have read your post regarding formatting in Windows. I have the same camera PMW500 and edit on Avid MC 7 on Mac, but cannot write back my timeline to SXS card in an adapter nor straight to the camera. Any workaround on this? ( i nee...

Sony PMW-F3 186 hrs with SLog, Red 18-50, Pix240 and other accessories Ned Soltz - 2 years ago
Selling my F3 to make way for future acquisitions. Other accessories as below: Note: I prefer to sell this as a package and am pricing aggressively to do so. I will sell camera separately. After camera sells, I will then sell accessories ...


Results from Adobe After Effects

Re: AE CC 2014 and Sony Mfx Files john hobson - 2 years ago
Hi mark, i can send you a clip which is 10frames and 49mb... I don't think my DOP shot on the sxs card slot. to what address please? the version of ae I'm using is 12.1.0.168 Many thanks John...

Re: AE CC 2014 and Sony Mfx Files mark thompson - 2 years ago
John, I thought the Mxf files you referred to were the ones that were recorded simultaneously on the SxS slot. I think the two formats you refer to are XAVC and Raw? Sorry to have misled you on that. Having said that, what version of After ...

Re: Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows Ian Cook - 2 years ago
1. rewrap to .mov is supported only under Mac OS. you can create trimmed clips and then convert those clips to .mov on a Mac. 2. export options are greyed out when they don;t apply to the source clip. most of the options are for converting E...

Rewrap files to mov - Sony PMW-500 and sxs card udf formatted in Windows Slobodan Kosanovic - 3 years ago
Hello, as title states i have sxs card udf formatted altogether with mentioned camera. Also im not too familiar with cameras overall. In content media browser plan is to trim recorded footage and export that trimmed footage to storage medi...

Re: Can't load sony F800 xdcam .MXF files into FCPX Jeremy Garchow - 3 years ago
OK, I just checked an SxS test. First, go to the prefs in Content Browser, click the FCP tab, select the destination you want the rewrapped movies to go, select Final Cut Pro X from the drop down, and hit OK. Then, back in content browser,...

Re: Can't load sony F800 xdcam .MXF files into FCPX Jeremy Garchow - 3 years ago
[Michael Williams] "So all is good now, but I have to re-read all the discs from the external reader onto the HD, run Content Browser on the Clip folder and start converting one clip to WMV and then import all the clips into FCPX." Hmm, I'm n...

News: Atomos Samurai Blade Available for Under $1000 Cow News Droid - 3 years ago
Atomos Award Winning Samurai Blade Now Even Better (Melbourne, Australia--August 11, 2014) Atomos, creator of award winning camera-mounted recorders and recording accessories announce a new price for the Samurai Blade of US$995. The Samurai ...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! mike apalucci - 3 years ago
That sounds good Ian! I can send you the file via Dropbox or FTP. Where should I send it to? Thanks again in advance for helping me with this issue....

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Ian Cook - 3 years ago
importing is what creates the new archive. if you get 'failed to import the clip' and also are not able to drag/drop directly to the preview monitor then the files are probably damaged. this is a common problem with recovery which is why we alwa...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! mike apalucci - 3 years ago
Ian, I downloaded Content Browser per your advice...but I am unable to import the files in. Getting the "can't import" error. Nor do i see an option for create "new archive" that you spoke about in other forums. What I can I do in order to get t...

Cross Hairs in Sony F5 footage Sara Crow - 3 years ago
My footage from a Sony F5 shot on SxS cards is showing cross hairs in the raw files. Originally when I watched the files there weren't cross hairs, but after I copied them onto a separate hard drive they appeared. I don't have access to the orig...

Re: latest firware updates for Ex-1R, Ex-3, PMW320 Ronnie Martin - 3 years ago
Thanks so much guys.... All three of my cameras are performing solid. I just want to be sure that I can use the new 32/64 gig SXS-1 cards. Current firmware : Ex-1R 1.10 EX-3 1.15 PMW 320 1.01 One other question: Where do I go t...

Re: Dnxhd 444 (10 bits) vs Prores 4444 (12 bits) from Arri Alexa Michael Phillips - 3 years ago
I forgot to add that when editing from recorded proxies off of camera, it does not eliminate the need to QC all the camera originals as there could be an issue there that does not manifest itself with the proxy, such as a bad write, file corrupt...

Re: Inport XDCAM footage into FCP7 Don Greening - 3 years ago
No one here will berate you for your methods of recording/transferring your media. SDHC card recording is inherently risky compared to SxS Pro media but a lot of people use these cards without issue, as long as they're good quality SD cards. ...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Has anyone been able to confirm the wrote speeds of sd cards and how wrote speeds are changed when using adapters? What I'm referring to is kind of like when back in the day, people were using cheaper non-Panasonic DV tapes to use with their...

ARRI ALEXA - 60fps Slow Motion Madison Yturralde - 3 years ago
Having issues with 60fps footage from Alexa. Producer handed the files on an SXS card and copied to hard disk. Imported the file to FCP and the footages seems to be in slow motion. Checked frame rate and noticed that the rushes are 30fps. ...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Content Browser is a newer version of XDCAM Browser. You highlight a directory in one of the explorer windows and with that folder selected go to File-->Import. I have written this up on the COW several times so try doing a search if you need a ...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! mike apalucci - 3 years ago
Ian, thanks for responding concerning my problem...I was hoping to talk with you since I saw that you helped multiple other people with similar recovery issues. I apologize if I sound remedial but is "Content Browser" within XDCAM Browser or...

Re: SxS Card File recovery...911! Ian Cook - 3 years ago
try using Content Browser to import them into a new camera archive....

Re: Recover Lost Footage off SXS Card Doug Ferguson - 3 years ago
I did try to use their software. It recovered files, but unfortunately was not usable so my footage was lost....

SxS Card File recovery...911! mike apalucci - 3 years ago
911 Please! I accidentally deleted the footage off of my Sony SxS cards using the “on-camera” delete function (I did not record over them). I used peoples advice and used “Disk Doctor Photo recovery” to recover the footage and was able ...

Re: Recover Lost Footage off SXS Card mike apalucci - 3 years ago
Doug, I just recently did the same thing that you did years ago: I accidentally deleted the footage off of my Sony SxS cards using the “on-camera” delete function (I did not record over them). I used “Disk Doctor Photo recovery” to...


Results from Audio Professionals

Re: 2 Lapel Mics (Sennheiser ew 100-ENG G3) - 2 people, same studio, tinny sound Richard Crowley - 3 years ago
Auto-mixers continuously measure the TOTAL sound level (to establish a "baseline background level", and they measure the level from EACH channel and compare it to the others, and to the "baseline ambient" level. It "enables" a channel when it "d...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors jim stamos - 3 years ago
yea these were 1 1/2 hours recitals, so no stopping but i have shot weddings as well and at receptions i have hundreds of clips starting and stopping no issues....

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Clint Fleckenstein - 3 years ago
I inferred from your post that you rolled long clips on the-all day event, and that was probably a good, safe bet. It's important to note that you may be more likely to experience problems with one of those adapters if you do a lot of starting ...

Sony PMW-EX1R HD Camera Package Excellent Condition 1143 Hours $3000 Deborah Wolpert - 3 years ago
Selling a used Sony PMW-EX1R Camera Package with 1143 hours on it for $3000. The camera has been sent to Sony regularly for maintenance and cleaning and is in great condition cosmetically and technically. Included in the package is: - Sony...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors jim stamos - 3 years ago
Tom its alot cheaper than buying sxs cards. worth getting the sony for their cameras. i would not buy the hoodman adaptor. had my shooter using one for a shoot and it failed on him. had to take one of my sony adaptors to him, no issue at all. ...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors jim stamos - 3 years ago
I have an ex1r and have used sxs religiously for years. 3 weeks ago i had a huge dance recital that lasted from 8:30am to 6:30pm.i had no time to transfer footage between shows so i had to take my chances with the sony adapter/sandisc class 10...

Major Fkup! SxS Card recorded and accidentally erased (worst Nightmare!) Mark brewer - 3 years ago
Have erased an SXS card in error and recovered the files but as can be expected they are not filed as they originally would have been. The video files all seem to be the right size etc. but instead of MP4 they are M4V?? also all the support file...

Re: Clip Browser for Sony EX-1 not opening steve knattress - 3 years ago
Took out every thing I could find sony related, and re-installed latest driver for U2, FAM, SxS drive and SxS UDF. the content browser, Still crashes on Start. Here is the report can use see anything? 7559_contentbrowsecrashreport.txt.z...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Pushpanatha de Silva - 3 years ago
In Australia they took 2days and cost me A$280 upgraded to V1.31 Dell Workstation Precision T7500 Dell Workstation Laptop Precision M6600 Dell HD Monitors Sony PMW EX1 Panasonic MX3300...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Pushpanatha de Silva - 3 years ago
For firmware upgrades(from V1.02)better to handover Sony Authorised dealer for upgrade upto V1.31. They have special jig to do that. Don't try to upgrade the f/w if u have v1.2 for urself and it will be end up in a brick version n may have to sp...

Re: Clip Browser for Sony EX-1 not opening steve knattress - 3 years ago
Thanks, I did uninstall CB using the uninstaller with the latest version first but still have the problem that it crashes when run. What should I manually uninstall to get a machine "clean" for CB. My own laptop has avid (MC7 with ama), ap...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support prem anand - 3 years ago
I uninstalled Clip Browser, mac Device Driver and UDF driver and installed them back in the following order Clip Browser Mac Device Driver UDF Driver. Still getting the same error. It is still reading the SxS card formatted in any other fo...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support prem anand - 3 years ago
I am fairly new to Mac, and I do not know what files needs to be deleted to uninstall the drivers. Can you please help? Thanks prem...

Can't change video out settings to record to blackmagic ssd drive Matt Dragovits - 3 years ago
Hello All, I have a Sony PMW 200 which is great. I've been recording to 32 gig SxS cards, but I want to also record to the BlackMagic HyperDeck shuttle as well. I've set it up and it's recording fine, but I can't find a way to adjust the sett...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Ian Cook - 3 years ago
i would uninstall the drivers and then reinstall them starting with the device driver, then the UDF driver. there are known issues if you install them in the reverse order....

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support prem anand - 3 years ago
I have Mac OS 10.9.3 SxS_Device_Driver_mac_v1.1.2.10220 SxSUDFDriver_v2.1.1 I had the same problem that as soon as I insert the SXS card, the clip browser either does not detect the card or it crashes. I did some more digging and observe...

Re: Clip Browser for Sony EX-1 not opening Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Here is the Mavericks Device Driver for SxS (only required when using the Express Card slot) http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/mkt-recmedia/resource.downloads.bbsccms-assets-mkt-recmedia-downloads-upgrades.shtml CB with this driver should be fi...

Re: Clip Browser for Sony EX-1 not opening steve knattress - 3 years ago
my content browser 2.2.1 ( fresh download install and serial number added, registered) hangs on start on a 17"mbp OS 10.9.3 mavericks, hangs on startup, beach ball have to force quit. I'm just getting software upgraded for an OB next week. ...

Re: Clip Browser for Sony EX-1 not opening steve knattress - 3 years ago
my content browser 2.2.1 ( fresh download install and serial number added, registered) hangs on start on a 17"mbp OS 10.9.3 mavericks, hangs on startup, beach ball have to force quit. I'm just getting software upgraded for an OB next week. ...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Don Greening - 3 years ago
What Ian, Clint, Mike and Michael said.......... When SD cards and adapters first became available for these cameras even Philip Bloom said "They're too risky." The savings of using cheaper SDHC cards are not worth losing customers and your r...

Re: Sony PMW-300K2 Di Evans - 3 years ago
HI I bought a K2 but returned it. So different from the K1 in that the grip doesn't rotate (if you like that), the lens is much heavier and not exactly balanced to the camera unless you are going to put a big rig or battery on the back. Howeve...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Brent Dunn - 3 years ago
I'm still using my older SD cards that I've had for a few years. I also have one 32G SxS card. The SxS cards are workhorses and have saved me from loosing data when a battery ran out on a shoot mid recording. I had that happen on an SD card...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Mike Cohen - 3 years ago
While plenty of people have had no issues, most video work is too important to risk having a problem. Using SD cards with a camera which has a native SD slot is one thing, but using an adapter is basically putting a square block into a round hol...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Clint Fleckenstein - 3 years ago
Foreword: I know this is a polarizing issue, almost religious at times. So if you think I'm full of it, please just disregard. I'm of the same mindset as Michael. If you're going to buy a $7,000-9,000 camera, which is dirt cheap compared ...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Sony Pro in CA. They'll charge 2 hrs labor (135 x 2 = 270) and will do a lens alignment and function check afterwards. Call it in to support or email me and we'll get you the paperwork. 800 883 6817. Turnaround time is a few days, less if you ha...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Ian, who do I send it to, how long will it take, and how much? Tom Laughlin Producer/Editor Digital Chop House Salt Lake City, Utah www.digitalchophouse.com...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Ian Cook - 3 years ago
you should update. you are at too low a version to do it yourself so it would have to go to Sony. afterwards you'll be able to install updates on your own....

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Ian & Michael, You both gave me a lot to think about and coincidentally, many others whom I've talked to are all in the same choir, and I think I've been over-whelmed at how many are actually against this risky usage of alternative media and...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Michael Slowe - 3 years ago
It's the same as the old days, who then would not use the very best film available to shoot? You only have one chance with original material, seems crazy to me that anyone would consider taking any risks. If money is a very big problem, use a ...

Re: SXS Card formatted by accident Gaetan Charest - 3 years ago
We own our camera, So we don't have anywhere to go. Good news--if any--we have multiple shots on the chip maybe 20 or more....

Re: SXS Card formatted by accident gary adcock - 3 years ago
[Gaetan Charest] "WE need to recover the material (priceless) from the SXS card which is formatted UDF. is there any chance to recover?" If there is only a single take on the card, it is lost, if there are multiple takes, there is a good chan...

SXS Card formatted by accident Gaetan Charest - 3 years ago
A SXS chip has been reformatted by accident in a sony PWM 200. As soon as the formatting was completed we pull the chip out of the camera. WE need to recover the material (priceless) from the SXS card which is formatted UDF. is there any cha...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Ian Cook - 3 years ago
the adaptors rarely fail; it's the cards we have to watch...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Ian, what is the failure rate of these off brand adapters vs the "Sony SD02 adaptor"? If it's virtually the same thing? Just curious... Tom Laughlin Producer/Editor Digital Chop House Salt Lake City, Utah www.digitalchophouse.com...

Looking to purchase your Sony SxS cards - immediate need. Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Looking to purchase your Sony SxS cards - immediate need. If you are upgrading to a different camera format or have excess Sony cards you are dumping, let me know: Tom tomyboy342000@yahoo.com Sony EX-1 Adobe CC Tom Laughlin Producer/E...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Ian Cook - 3 years ago
I'm glad you have avoided any issues but it's not simply a matter of 'taking care with the cards'. SDHC cards fail in the EXs with much higher frequency than SxS cards. The math doesn't lie. Also they tend to be made with cheaper memory and lack...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Enrique, Do have have any comment on the usage of some of the cheaper adapters like he ones made by Digigear or Sonnet, the ones under $30-40? Also, the sandisk extreme cards you use, are they the sandisk sdhc Or Sdxc cards, can you send me a...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Enrique Orozco - 3 years ago
I have YEARS using my EX3 with both SxS and MxR adapters with sandisk 16 gig cards... recently I got a Sonnet adapter with a sandisk extreme 32 gig card (newer) that seems to perform some operations "faster" in the camera (like erasing all clips...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Ian Cook - 3 years ago
very little to speak if as far as 'mechanical differences' but we use quality components and we control the manufacturing and specification....

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Ian, one question, after reading up on the "Sony SD02 adaptor", what the mechanical difference between this card vs any other card, other than the brand being Sony. Does Sony manufactures Sony SD02 adaptors a certain way, or could they be any ca...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Thanks Ian. Anyone else use various SxS adaptors and SDHC cards? Please share. Thanks, Tom Laughlin Producer/Editor Digital Chop House Salt Lake City, Utah www.digitalchophouse.com...

Re: Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Ian Cook - 3 years ago
The failure rate on even the best SD cards is several times that of the cheapest SxS card. Also if you have a problem there is much less we can do for you with non-SxS media. If you have to use SD cards please use the Sony SD02 adaptor....

Sony SxS Cards VS. SxS-SDHC Adaptors Tom Laughlin - 3 years ago
Hey everyone, yes, I am posting a question that many have already dealt with from severals years ago, to present, even as new Sony cameras are released, media cards are still being used and some cheaper than others. I am just asking the general ...


Results from Apple Color

Reading SxS cards Nicos Ambatzis - 3 years ago
Hi, I have a Macbook Pro 17'' with OS X 10.9.2 and by using the Expresscard 34 slot I was able to read my SxS Pro cards. BUT when I install the drivers for the Sonnet Qio E3 card reader, I was able to read my cards with the Qio but I couldn't...

PMW 300 buying advice? Rick Hodgson - 3 years ago
COW newcomer here. After pointing other people's cameras for many years, I'm considering taking the plunge to buy a camera kit built round a Sony PMW 300. It's mostly for news, current affairs, corporate and sport, and most of the companies I...

Re: Live streaming with EX1 Patrik Kisucky - 3 years ago
Thank you for the reply. The 08 MBP has the slot for SxS cards, which I used a lot. Is that the express port? I was going to do EX1SDI out, to Matrox MC - 100 mini SDI to HDMI, to Matrox Monarch. Are you using blackamgic recorder now? This is ve...

Re: liable link to EX1 firmware update?? Anil Velji - 3 years ago
Hi julian, can you send link for firmware updates from 1.05 to 1.2 so i can use 32gb sxs cards Anilvelji@yahoo.co.uk thanks in advvance...

Re: liable link to EX1 firmware update?? Anil Velji - 3 years ago
Hi, can you please email me firmware update files from 1.05 to 1.2 or so, so i can use 32 gb sxs orignal cards,. Many thanks anilvelji@yahoo.co.uk...

Re: liable link to EX1 firmware update?? Anil Velji - 3 years ago
Hi, if anybody could send me link to update from 1.05 to 1.12 or so for using 32gb sxs card...

Re: What exactly does "Media Needs to be Restored" mean Brent Dunn - 3 years ago
I would switch cards. I've lost data before and important video with bad cards. The sony SxS cards are expensive but iron clad. I had a battery to dead in the middle of a shoot. The SD card failed, but the SxS card still recovered fully wit...

Re: Can't import SxS XDcam footage into FCP-X with the plugin... KC Allen - 3 years ago
The EX series has two different ways to offload data... one through the XDCAM transfer software and the other through FAM settings in the camera, which is what you use if you want to transfer from the camera straight to computer without using th...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Ian Cook - 3 years ago
you have everything required. you actually don't need the FAM driver (that's for firewire connections to XDCAM optical devices). does this happen on all ports, with different cables, using the camera as a reader etc?...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Kenneth Montgomery - 3 years ago
My SxS cards continue to spontaneously unmount on my new MacPro. OS 10.9.2 I installed: SxS_Device_Driver_mac_v1.1.2.10220 SxSUDFDriver_v2.1.1 FAMDriver_Mac_v2_3_2_Win_v2_3_0 Am I missing something?...

How to reformat FAT Expresscards used on PMW1r to UDF on my PMW 200? Lars Moellen - 3 years ago
I just got my new PMW 200 and would like to use mine old SxS cards on my new camera but in UDF mode to be able to shoot 50mBit 4.2.2 When I try to reformat these cards in camera it says "In UDF mode, Cannot use media" Is there a workaround...

Re: Conforming offline to online version in FCP using XML Query John Hopkins - 3 years ago
Ok, thanks for the clarification on AVID, I have not edited with it yet, although I bought Media Composer 6 for $900 after scanning the FCP barcode on the box and sending that into a dealer to get this discount. This is the last project on FCP f...

Re: UDF Workflow from Sony PMW-300K1 to Premier Ian Cook - 3 years ago
UDF mode is nothing new and basically means that the card appears to Premier with the same data structure as an XDCAM Optical Disc. You do not need plugins in any recent version of Premiere. Make sure you have the SxS UDF Driver installed. Acces...

UDF Workflow from Sony PMW-300K1 to Premier Barry O'Brien - 3 years ago
I just replaced my reliable old EX-1 with a Sony PMW-300K1. I just completed a test recording in the UDF HD 422 settings at 50/1080i/59.94i. When I went to transfer the SXS-1 card to my hard drive, I was surprised to discover six folders and ...

Re: Problem exporting DVCAM and 50Mb XDCAM from FCP7 to SxS card steve dann - 3 years ago
To partially answer my own question in case it helps others... Still can't export a 422 50Mb xdcam file that's visible to a SxS deck or camera, but for anything to work I've realised that the SxS card you're exporting to must be formatted UD...

Problem exporting DVCAM and 50Mb XDCAM from FCP7 to SxS card steve dann - 3 years ago
I need to export an edited sequence from FCP7 to an SxS card for playout from a SxS camera or deck. I can export a 35Mb (4:2:0) XDCAM HD sequence to a card formatted as FAT. Two things that don't work ... appreciate any ideas. 1. I can't...

Re: So anyway, 4K Jeremy Garchow - 3 years ago
We have been shooting with Sony F55 (and F5 as second camera) and recording more and more in 4k as opposed to shooting in 1080. Our deliveries are mostly 1080, so we use QHD as a tool in reframing and post. It has worked really well for us. ...

Re: SXS from Alexa and Mac OSX 10.8.5 cards not mounting gary adcock - 3 years ago
[Nir Shelter] "I am using a Sonnet QIO connected to a PCIe card and can confirm that the problems is with Sonnet's QIO driver. " Yeah, after similar issues I chose not use the QIO products at all. I have had great success with the Thunde...

Re: SXS from Alexa and Mac OSX 10.8.5 cards not mounting Nir Shelter - 3 years ago
Hi Gary Yes I did I tried then un installing it and re installing it again several times and with several different versions rather than just the latest. I also tried re installing the reader's drivers on the second machine but got the sam...

Re: SXS and Mac OSX 10.8.5 cards not mounting Nir Shelter - 3 years ago
Hi Ian. Yes I did install the drivers in the correct order and re installed after removing all system extensions and again in the correct order. I am using a Sonnet QIO connected to a PCIe card and can confirm that the problems is with Son...

Sony PMW-EX1 Package FS Low Hours Andrew Rawson - 3 years ago
Sony PMW-EX1. 322 hours firmware version 1.20 BC-U1 Battery Charger 1 - BP-U30 Medium Battery 2 - BP-U60 Large Batteries 1 - 16GB SxS Pro Card 2 - 8GB SxS Pro Cards Large Lens Hood and retractable lens cap DC Coupler US...

Re: SXS from Alexa and Mac OSX 10.8.5 cards not mounting gary adcock - 3 years ago
[Nir Shelter] "I have installed the latest SXS device driver and SXS UDF driver but still not mounting. " did you reinstall the device driver for your card reader? gary adcock Studio37 Post and Production Workflow Consultan...

Re: SXS and Mac OSX 10.8.5 cards not mounting Ian Cook - 3 years ago
The latest drivers are fully Mountain Lion compatible. What device are you using? Did you install the drivers in the correct order, i.e. Device Driver first followed by the UDF? Please uninstall both and reinstall in the correct order and let me...

SXS and Mac OSX 10.8.5 cards not mounting Nir Shelter - 3 years ago
Hi guys. Got an SXS card are not mounting on a Macpro running OSX 10.8.5. Before upgrading to 10.8.5 from 10.6.8 the SXS cards mounted well but after the upgrade they stopped mounting. I have installed the latest SXS device driver and SXS ...

SXS from Alexa and Mac OSX 10.8.5 cards not mounting Nir Shelter - 3 years ago
Hi guys. SXS cards from an Alexa are not mounting on a Macpro running OSX 10.8.5. Before upgrading to 10.8.5 from 10.6.8 the SXS cards mounted well but after the upgrade they stopped mounting. I have installed the latest SXS device driver...

Re: Reliable link to EX1 firmware update?? Julian Masters - 3 years ago
Hi Digby. Dropbox invite sent. I just took a look at the v1.20 release notes and it mentions in there that the SXS-1 series memory card was added. The later versions then appear to increase the read speed and error processing. Good luck, ...

Re: Reliable link to EX1 firmware update?? Digby Fox - 3 years ago
Dear Julian, Would you kindly add me to your famous EX1 firmware drop box? digby@digbyfox.tv Would be much appreciated. I'd like to find 1.25, and 1.26, 1.30? Incidentally for general info, I just bought an EX1 at auction, it's a rel...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Did you run the latest Mavericks update to 10.9.2? This solved an existing issue that caused much of the behavior you describe. If you've done this already I would remove all the SxS components and reinstall them. You must to the Device Driver f...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Aira Vehaskari - 3 years ago
Anyone have a solution to this problem? I've got a late 2009 model iMac and since I "upgraded" to mavericks two days ago, I cannot get Clip Browser to work or my sxs cards mounted. I've tried, I think, everything listed here. I uninstalled and ...

Re: 32GB SxS cards won't mount in 17" Macbook Pro Benjamin Disinger - 3 years ago
I have. I've updated all of my drivers to their most recent release. I should note that I'm on Mavericks 10.9.2....

Re: 32GB SxS cards won't mount in 17" Macbook Pro gary adcock - 3 years ago
[Benjamin Disinger] "Our 64GB cards mount and transfer just fine but the 32GB cards don't show up at all. " did you make sure that all of the SXS and UDF drivers on your laptop are current? that would be the first place to look. gary adco...

32GB SxS cards won't mount in 17" Macbook Pro Benjamin Disinger - 3 years ago
Hello, I'm DIT'ing a set this weekend and am having an issue downloading footage. Our card reader is faulty so I'm using my old 17" MBP to transfer footage for the time being until we get a replacement. Our 64GB cards mount and transfer just ...

Pmw 200 firmware upgrade Paul Parker - 3 years ago
Hi guys I need help I did a firmware update on my pmw200 v1.32 all was going ok till phase 3 when a warning came Up version error followed the instructions which says just switch off and repeat from step 1 ...the problem is the camera won't swi...

Bug superimposed when using Content Browser 2 and XDCAM footage James Mulryan - 3 years ago
Question I transfered XDCAM footage shot on a Sony PVM-350 SXS card 35mbs 4:2:0 to an external drive using Content Browser 2 Now have a bug on the lower left corner that reads Main Concept, the codex people Is there any way to get rid of this...

Re: EX SxS Cards in Mac Pro ExpressCard/34 slot? Daniel DeVivo - 3 years ago
This topic is ancient so perhaps an update could be offered by someone in the know? I'm about to begin using the Sony PMW-300K1 (the update to the EX3) and I also have the 2010 Macbook Pro 17". So, provided that I have the proper software instal...

Sonnet Qio Multi-Format Card Reader (internal) Chris Magid - 3 years ago
Highspeed multi-format card reader that supports Sony SxS, P2, CF, SDHC & SDXC cards. Also supports SATA 6gb, FW800 and eSATA devices via optional add in cards WHICH ARE INCLUDED and hard to find. Connects via PCie card or multi channel eS...

FS: NEXTO NVS 2525 Field Backup Device Chris Magid - 3 years ago
Depending on your workflow the NEXTO NVS 2525 may change your life. $575 In good shape. Low use. Slight scuffs on LCD screen. If you shoot to P2, Sony SXS or CF and this is the absolute quickest and most reliable way to back up in the fie...

Sony EX1 XDCAM package Bill Meissner - 3 years ago
Hi Gang, selling my EX1 package. I've listed on ebay Sony XDCAM PMW-EX1 Camcorder Package with extras Sale ends Thursday night, No Reserve EX1 Camera Sony AC adapter / Battery Charger Component cable Composite cable Wireless Remote ...


Results from Adobe Media Encoder

Re: AME so slow to add a batch of files to the queue! Ryan Holmes - 3 years ago
I would go through Prelude. You can select all your shots, setup your transcode setting (presets from AME) and then queue it to AME. It will still take time to process the handoff but it may be faster than straight into AME. I've also noticed...

Re: What exactly does "Media Needs to be Restored" mean Chris Babbitt - 3 years ago
No problem Michael. I figured that I would get the lecture from someone. I have several SxS cards that I always use first, but I've also been using SDHC for years without a single problem, except this occasional annoying "Media needs to be resto...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Martin Cowan - 3 years ago
Hi Ian.I understand what you saying about the FAM Driver, but it does include the SxS driver. Regardless it has done the trick for our machine :)...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Thanks for the feedback. I know the 1.1.2 driver works under Mavericks but there are certain machines on which it doesn't. We have the same version on our site, though (see my earlier post) it's mislabeled as the older version. Also that fir...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Martin Cowan - 3 years ago
To Ian, Ron and all those concerned, thankyou. The problem has been fixed by using this download: http://pro.sony.com/bbsccms/assets/files/micro/xdcam/downloads/apps/FAMDriver_Mac_v2_3_2_Win_v2_3_0.zip Now whilst this works on our 17" MacB...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Martin Phillips - 3 years ago
This problem is now fixed (finally!) with the 10.9.2 update. It seems the 17 inch 2010 MBP was singled out! Martin Phillips Freelance Cameraman / Producer / Editor Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK. www.thevideodepartment.co.uk...

Re: SxS device driver for 2010 17" MacBook Pro FIXED! Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Great, thanks for following up....

SxS device driver for 2010 17" MacBook Pro FIXED! Martin Phillips - 3 years ago
Just as an update to this - the Mavericks 10.9.2 update has fixed this problem, one which seems to be confined to this particular model of MacBook Pro. Martin Phillips Freelance Cameraman / Producer / Editor Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK. www.t...

Sony Mead SD02 vs Sony VAIO SxS adaptors Dave Whitmore - 3 years ago
Can anyone explain the difference (other than price) between the Sony Mead SD02 SxS adaptor and the Sony VAIO SxS adaptor.It appears to me they both handle sdxc cards and fit the same cameras. Cheers...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Ian Cook - 3 years ago
If you go to Mac HD/System/Library/Extensions and do a Get Info on the SxS driver, do you see version 1.1.2? If you are installing the Device and UDF drivers, are you doing the device driver first followed by the UDF?...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Martin Cowan - 3 years ago
Ian, this still is not working. Can we get someone from Sony to comment on when they will have the drivers needed for Mavericks. I followed your advice to the letter but when you look at the SxS Device Driver info you will see that it is still d...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Martin Cowan - 3 years ago
Ian, I have just spent over two hours trying to get our MAcBook Pro with Mavericks to read our SxS cards and after following your advice to the letter.....it still does not work. Please can someone from SONY sort this out !...

Problems with exposure on the Sony PMWEX3 Troy Bowman - 3 years ago
Hello Doug, I am a fellow producer here in St. Petersburg Fl. I need help. I have several cameras including the Sony PMW EX 3. I have your training DVD's and they are informative. I have a problem that just developed with my EX3 and no one se...

Re: EX files rescued and unrecognizeable Ronnie Martin - 3 years ago
Sorry Rick that you are having problems. Your dilemma is the reason why I only use the Sony SXS cards either the pro version or the less expensive version. I have never had a problem with the Sony cards and I have shot many hours with four of ...

Re: ingesting video into Avid Richard Sanchez - 3 years ago
You mentioned cards and the SxS driver. That sounds like XDCAM EX, which usually comes from an EX1 or EX3 camera (As opposed to the XDCAM Optical Discs) Is this correct? Richard Sanchez Los Angeles, CA "We are the facilitators of our own ...

Re: ingesting video into Avid Richard Sanchez - 3 years ago
Do you just have the MP4 files? You need the whole card structure in order to properly bring in that footage if it came from an SxS card. Also, since you're on MC 3.5. You really should consider upgrading, since the AMA features of MC 4 a...

ingesting video into Avid Lor Porter - 3 years ago
Original video shot on Sony camera with some kind of card (trying to get specifics now). I have MP4 files that when I try to import are not supported. I have to convert them over to mov files.. First is that ok... second am I losing quality? ...

Re: Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Dave Morrison - 3 years ago
Ian, is this update recommended for all users or just those folks on Mavericks?...

Re: SxS card reader to usb Alan Lacey - 3 years ago
Thanks guys. Guess I'll have to use one of the cameras, but I didn't want to tie them up. Cheers Alan XdcamEx & HD, C300, DSLRs, all sorts of production & post gear and a very untidy desk. On the East Coast of the UK...

Re: SxS card reader to usb Marek Bilski - 3 years ago
Yes agree, in that case, why don't you use your camera to offload your footage directly to your laptop via USB cable... MxM Express...

Re: SxS card reader to usb Robin Probyn - 3 years ago
I think your only alternative is Sony USB reader.. if speed isn't a problem.. I think they still sell the USB2 unit which is cheaper.. or try Sonnet express card reader.. its much cheaper but is TB .. so actually pretty fast.. ! Or just plug ...

Re: SxS card reader to usb Alan Lacey - 3 years ago
Thanks Marek, but I'm looking for a small light solution to take into the field with tiny laptop. Cheers Alan XdcamEx & HD, C300, DSLRs, all sorts of production & post gear and a very untidy desk. On the East Coast of the UK...

Re: SxS card reader to usb Marek Bilski - 3 years ago
Hi Alan, Yes, you are correct, the reader which we have on our website, is designed to be hardwired internally to a PC or Mac. It cannot be used as a stand alone device connected to a USB port. Yes you can use Sony SXS and MXM adapters. MxM E...

Re: SxS card reader to usb Alan Lacey - 3 years ago
Thanks Marek, not too worried about hot swap on Mac, I'm pretty much PC editing these days, but can it be used externally via USB only? It looks like it needs a PCIE slot on a desktop. I don't need PCI speeds, just compatibility. Do you use i...

Re: SxS card reader to usb Marek Bilski - 3 years ago
Hi Alan, We have this product http://mxmexpress.com/product.php?id_product=62 MXM & SXS PCI-e READER, but note, it's not hot swappable on Macs. Maggie MxM Express...

SxS card reader to usb Alan Lacey - 3 years ago
Does anyone know of a cheap alternative to Sony's SxS card reader that I can use to get the contents of my cards via usb? I don't care about speed, just need a cheap alternative. Many thanks Alan XdcamEx & HD, C300, DSLRs, all sorts of p...

Re: S x S cards and Mavericks Ron Stanford - 3 years ago
The fellow from Sony wrote me back and gave me this URL for the Mavericks-friendly sxs driver. http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/mkt-recmedia/resource.downloads.bbsccms-assets-mkt-recmedia-downloads-upgrades.shtml The page specifically states t...

Sony SxS Device and UDF drivers with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9) support Ian Cook - 3 years ago
The Mavericks qualified SxS Device driver is available on the Sony Pro media site: http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/mkt-recmedia/resource.downloads.bbsccms-assets-mkt-recmedia-downloads-upgrades.shtml Please note that the confusion around this...

Re: S x S cards and Mavericks Martin Phillips - 3 years ago
Hi Ron - I'm in the same boat as you - the slot on the 17inch MacBook pro isn't working under Mavericks as yet. Anyway, I've got an extra partition on my MBP with Mountain Lion (which works fine with SxS cards in the slot) and boot into that wh...

Re: S x S cards and Mavericks Bill Griffin - 3 years ago
I downloaded this driver the SxS and i-link on my 2008 Mac Book Pro but that was before I went to 10.1 Maverick... I did the driver first and then Maverick....and it all works: http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/micro-xdcam/resource.downloads...

Re: Artifacts on Alexa gary adcock - 3 years ago
[Dinis Rodrigues] " I also found out today that when the alexa formats a card (not "erase card"), even though it takes just a couple seconds, it is a destructive format, unlike when you format a normal harddrive or card through the operative sy...

Re: Artifacts on Alexa Dinis Rodrigues - 3 years ago
Hi Gary. It was on SXS. The transfer was done with a thunderbolt cardreader to a usb docked drive. Being low budget and short-staffed, there was no backup. After checking the same kind of errors on recorded sound, it seems to be the hard dri...

Re: Artifacts on Alexa gary adcock - 3 years ago
[Dinis Rodrigues] "Shot on Alexa 2k 444. All the clips got this, 6 different cards, interior shot. The clips were viewed from the hard drive the cards were copied to, a 2TB WD drive. " OK. First off this is not any type of error that would...

Trouble importing XDCAM footage into FCP 7 Jonathann Launer - 3 years ago
I am having a terrible time trying to import XDCAM footage shot on a EX3, then dumped to an external drive. I have read other forums on this & downloaded the SXS driver & the XDCAM plugin, but I get no video. Only audio, & a green screen. Other ...

Re: update of SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under Mavericks Brent Dunn - 3 years ago
This is why I usually wait a year before using the latest operating system. Brent Dunn Owner / Director / Editor DunnRight Films DunnRight Video.com Video Marketing Toolbox.net Sony EX-1, Canon 5D Mark II Canon 7D Mac Pro with Fina...

Re: Sony PMW 200 Delete All Clips mark thompson - 3 years ago
Hi, I reset the media and that did the job! thanks! My media are: SBS-32G1A, so SxS but not Pro....

Re: Sony PMW 200 Delete All Clips Don Greening - 3 years ago
Try using the camera to reformat the card instead of just deleting the clips. See if that solves it. I don't have a PMW 200 but with my EX1R and EX3 when I delete clips they don't show up again. I'm using Sony SxS Pro cards. You didn't mention w...

Re: Clip plays fine in Clip Browser but gives media error in camera... Bill Griffin - 3 years ago
I know this sound dumb....this has happened to me also... so, what I do is put the SDHC card in the sxs adapter, then put sxs adapter into the camera...so then I get the error messenge... then, I take out the card from the camera...take ...

Re: XDCAM Transfer - BPAV files not being read Denis Warburton - 3 years ago
It looks like you're importing directly from the SxS card - have you tried copying the card to your hard drive, and tried importing from there?...

Re: XDCAM Transfer - BPAV files not being read Denis Warburton - 3 years ago
It looks like you're importing directly from the SxS card - have you tried copying the card to your hard drive, and tried importing from there?...


Results from Windows Hardware & Software

Re: SxS card doesn't mount Eric Jamison - 3 years ago
Im a mac user, and i downloaded XD Cam Transfer (Sony proprietary) This software allows me to examine SXS cards as an external drive on my Mac.. I believe theirs a version for Windows. when you boot XD Cam Transfer, you'll need to download a...

Re: Content Browser 2.0 steve knattress - 3 years ago
Ive just had to re-install my mbp, installing mavericks 10.9.1 and ire-nstalling apps etc from my time capsule. I have needed to add many serial numbers and drivers which did not install. I have installed MC7 and Adobe CC from scratch. as w...

Pulling better keys Josh Bass - 3 years ago
Hello people. Over the past year I have started to do these occasional edits where I am dealing with greenscreen/compositing. Simple talking head, sitting or standing, talking against a screen. I would like to be able to pull better keys....

Re: New Sony camera recommendations Bill Bruner - 3 years ago
Hi Matt - if you want a smaller camera that records to one SxS card slot, the single 1/3" sensor, $3300 Sony PMW-100 meets the requirement. Slightly larger, but with higher image quality from its 3 1/2" EXMOR sensors, is the $6152 PMW-200 wit...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
Yes even with the whole folder on the hard drive it seems to only recognize the clips, it was for the purpose of effects and color correcting that I wanted to be able to treat the clip all at one time evenly. Thanks for input PC 1 I7 2.8 Ghz ...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
Yes even with the whole folder on the hard drive it seems to only recognize the clips, it was for the purpose of effects and color correcting that I wanted to be able to treat the clip all at one time evenly. Thanks for input PC 1 I7 2.8 Ghz ...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Tero Ahlfors - 3 years ago
[Jeff Pulera] "Copy the entire contents (folder structure)" I have a feeling that there is no folder structure. Only the clips that don't know how to span without the metadata....

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Tero Ahlfors - 3 years ago
[Jeff Pulera] "Copy the entire contents (folder structure)" I have a feeling that there is no folder structure. Only the clips that don't know how to span without the metadata....

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
Thank You Jeff, but it still keeps all clips separate maybe it is a CS6 function? or maybe just not with ex1 files. PC 1 I7 2.8 Ghz 8GB Ram Win 7 Pro 64bit OS PNY Quadro K2000 PC 2 I7 3930K 3.2Ghz 32 GB Ram Win 7 Pro 64bit OS PNY Qu...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
Thank You Jeff, but it still keeps all clips separate maybe it is a CS6 function? or maybe just not with ex1 files. PC 1 I7 2.8 Ghz 8GB Ram Win 7 Pro 64bit OS PNY Quadro K2000 PC 2 I7 3930K 3.2Ghz 32 GB Ram Win 7 Pro 64bit OS PNY Qu...


Results from Archiving and Back-Up

Purchase decisions between BRU Producer Edition or Image Products PreRoll Post Sam Lee - 3 years ago
It has come to a point where I simply have to use LTO-6 as a viable long-term media. Sadly, the HGST 3 Tb drives that I bought 3 years ago are showing bad sectors big time. Of the 140 batch, about 8 already shown. That's very disturbing. Luckily...

Re: Problem trying to format new SxS cards gary adcock - 3 years ago
[Andres Delgado] "I get this: "Formating is not possible in this mode"" Reboot the camera, make sure the card is Unlocked. Set the camera to not be in HS mode, or set frame rate to less than 30p and reformat Sounds as if you are format...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Jeff Pulera - 3 years ago
To expand on Tero's suggestion - do not use the Sony utility at all. Copy the entire contents (folder structure) of the SxS card direct to your hard drive, and then use the Media Browser for Import into Premiere and that ought to "join" the clip...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Jeff Pulera - 3 years ago
To expand on Tero's suggestion - do not use the Sony utility at all. Copy the entire contents (folder structure) of the SxS card direct to your hard drive, and then use the Media Browser for Import into Premiere and that ought to "join" the clip...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Nguyen Anh - 3 years ago
Dear, I have a problem with our Cam PMW-150. Please tell me how to export to file .AVI with Pmw-150? May be I have to change form UDF to FAT? Thank you so much indeed! Anh...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
Tero - I tried as you suggested it imports fine, but, keeps them in separate clips still? I watched a lesson online that implied there is a way to bring them in as the one sequential clip and it seemed to do it automatically? maybe that is CS6 ...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
Tero - I tried as you suggested it imports fine, but, keeps them in separate clips still? I watched a lesson online that implied there is a way to bring them in as the one sequential clip and it seemed to do it automatically? maybe that is CS6 ...

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Tero Ahlfors - 3 years ago
Try using the media browser in Premiere....

Re: importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Tero Ahlfors - 3 years ago
Try using the media browser in Premiere....

Re: Problem trying to format new SxS cards Andres Delgado - 3 years ago
I get this: "Formating is not possible in this mode"...

Problem trying to format new SxS cards Andres Delgado - 3 years ago
Hi guys, I bought 3 SxS cards, 2 SxS -1 and 1 SxS Pro+ of 64GB, when I'm trying to format show me an error and when i put the cards in the camera the light of the camera turns red. I have others old cards of 32GB and I don't have problems. Is...

New Sony camera recommendations Matt Davis - 3 years ago
I'm looking for ideas for a new camera for my place of employment. We currently work with a Sony PMW350K, which records onto the SxS cards. For myself I might cast a wider net, but we want to get a smaller bodied camera that also records onto ...

importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
First thank You all for the multiple questions answered so far - I am a thankful student! Is it possible to import as one clip the EX1 MP4 clips? If I shoot a 1 hour class it breaks it into 4-5 clips on card. If I use the XDCam Clip browser ...

importing EX1 SxS Clips as one whole clip Don Cobble - 3 years ago
First thank You all for the multiple questions answered so far - I am a thankful student! Is it possible to import as one clip the EX1 MP4 clips? If I shoot a 1 hour class it breaks it into 4-5 clips on card. If I use the XDCam Clip browser ...

Re: EX1 SD Card Adapter mark villa - 3 years ago
I agree, there is no doubt that the SxS are safer but we have to face the reality and finding a laptop with the reader is not so easy nowadays. My thinkpad x200 lost the screen , I have a pci card for expresscard in my desktop but I have to plug...

Can't import SxS XDcam footage into FCP-X with the plugin... Dan Hodlick - 3 years ago
We just got a few of the 300k1's. Love the cameras, not a fan of what I'm dealing with importing the footage into FCP-X. The footage is 422@50, and I've downloaded all the most recent drivers and software packs from Sony. I CAN get the footage ...

Sony PMW F5 package $14,500 Thaddeus Setla - 3 years ago
Here is the package Sony PMW F5 w/ PL Mount - 145 hours on camera Sony Dual charger with Olivine Battery V-Mount battery adaptor Zacuto EVF Total $14,500 https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aqww6-KDkCQ5dHZVNTdPZjNqZXlF...

Re: SxS-1 card readable in one MacBook Pro but not another Jon Ball - 3 years ago
Bala - thanks for your reply. I'm sorry I haven't responded for 6 months! The SxS-1 card does not show up on my desktop, in finder or even in the disk utility or Sony Memory Media Utility. The MacBook gives no indication that it has noticed ...

update of SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under Mavericks Xavier Miller - 3 years ago
Is an Update for Slot Driver MacBook Pro an SXS Card yet releseaed by Sony? Couldn't find anything Tanks for help....

File size discrepancy Rob Simpson - 3 years ago
Hi all, I'm using a Macbook Pro (10.6.8) to transfer SxS cards (via Sony Content Browser) to two G-RAID drives. I'm transferring directly from card to a primary hard drive, then repeating (directly from card) to a back-up drive. When i ...

Re: .mov file plays audio but no video Shawn Bossick - 3 years ago
Hello Steve. I've got it figured out a bit. The file is an XDCAM EX file. I have found a demo codec that works, http://www.calibratedsoftware.com/store/WindowsIndividualStore.asp It cost $149.00 though. Now I've been reading about insta...

ARRI ALEXA Plus sale offer Ando Do - 3 years ago
ARRI ALEXA PLUS (with SUP 9) ------ 4 sets very good condition include: High Speed License Anamorphic license (1) Arri ALEXA Plus Camera Body with LDS (1) Arri ALEXA Battery Adapter Back for V-lock - BAB-V (1) Arri ALEXA SxS Modu...

F55 Workflow hfr Carlo Pacorini - 3 years ago
Hello everyone, i've got a quick question, because I've been wondering about it without facing the problem first. I own the Sony F55 and the R5 recorder. My question is: I want to shoot 2K raw at 240fps, and I'm going to use the SxS card as ...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
No, but it is a pretty simple process. Best practice is to use CB to drag the clips from the card to your drive (i.e. from one location in the Explorer Window to another). Make sure that CRC checking is enabled in Preferences-->Edit-->Copy. This...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Walter Corbett csc - 3 years ago
Ian is there a tutorial or some place that will tell me how to download from my SXS cards to my mac to a hard drive. I downloaded the UDF Content Browser but nowhere that i can find are there any instructions on how to download the cards...I ha...


Results from Classifieds, Retailers

For Sale: Sony PMW-200 Package BSTOCK Condition Brian Hughes - 3 years ago
For sale is a Sony PMW-200 HD XDCam camera package. Only 37 hours of use on the camera. Included is: Sony PMW-200 3 Batteries 1 32GB SxS Card 1 Clear Filter 1 Polarization Filter Asking Price is $6000 Please contact us for more de...

Re: Questions Sony PMW-350: Recording nanoFlash + MatteBox + Audio + Light Andrew Watts - 3 years ago
Dear Sir You are thinking of buying a sony PMW350 AND A NANO FLASH as well. What are you using it for? We as a studio have used this gear for two years now and this is what we have found. Firstly if you get the 350 with the Fujon lens it is a go...

Sony EX3 (and extras) For Sale Stuart Harmon - 3 years ago
After 3 years of reliable use, having to let my trusty EX3 go. Great camera! Records at 1920 x 1080 at 35mbs. Several outputs (HDSDI, component, etc). Shoots slo-mo as well (60fps). Full specs here: http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/product-PMWEX3/ ...

Re: any possibility to recover footage from a formatted sxs card? Ian Cook - 3 years ago
did he format in the camera or on a computer? it is not possible to recover from an in-camera format as the camera does a secure overwrite. if you formatted on a PC we can probably recover the files. contact the media group and they will take ca...

Re: any possibility to recover footage from a formatted sxs card? Paul Fagan - 3 years ago
Ian - My camera operator mixed up his cards and formatted his SxS card by mistake. In his attempts to recover the files he has seen 61 files on the card, and has seen some footage. The files are corrupt, and we are considering paying a data...

XQD and UDF 50mbit 422 Mode Christopher Kinsman - 3 years ago
Hi All, We are shooting a new game show with 2 X Sony PMW200s. EPs have asked for any recording solutions to expensive SXS media.(External recorders not an option) Can anyone confirm that I can use the UDF 50mbit 422 mode when recording o...

Sony PMW-350K XDCAM EX 2/3" 3-CMOS Shoulder-mount camcorder w/ Fujinon 16x HD lens Barbara Holler - 3 years ago
Sony PMW-350K XDCAM EX 2/3" 3-CMOS Shoulder-mount camcorder w/ Fujinon 16x HD lens Great Camera Package With Low Hours! Asking $14,000.00 will listen to reasonable offers) <a href="http://images.creativecow.net/69587/pmw350-1aa.jpg">...

XDCAM Browser no access to the media Jérôme klockenbring - 3 years ago
Hello, New poster to the forum, I have read a lot of post but not found my trouble. I have an HP Z400 win7 and MC 6.5.2 and the SONY PDW-1500. I use XDCAM Browser 2.1 since a long time to preview my footage and use AMA to link footage into...

Re: sony pmw-350 & sony ex3 Don Greening - 3 years ago
I think you can transfer picture profiles between those cameras using an SxS card. I know the EX3 has this capability. Create a profile you like then transfer it to the other camera. That might be all you need to do. - Don Don Greening A Va...

Re: Questions Sony PMW-350: Recording nanoFlash + MatteBox + Audio + Light Dale West - 3 years ago
Richard, Allow me to toss in my 2 pennies worth on the NanoFlash. I have a Nano and a Pix 240 and when I use them with my F3 or Ex3 I always record media in the camera as well. Maybe its just being a little paranoid but one time it saved my ...

Re: Questions Sony PMW-350: Recording nanoFlash + MatteBox + Audio + Light Richard Film - 3 years ago
Hi Robin, Thanks for your reply. I don't have anything against SxS, but since most of my clients prefer an output on a CF card (right at the spot) I was thinking about buying a CF-recorder anyway. The nanoFlash, for the PMW-350 (4:2:...

Re: Questions Sony PMW-350: Recording nanoFlash + MatteBox + Audio + Light Robin Probyn - 3 years ago
when I was using a nano flash,you could record without "media" in the camera.. but only by activating record at the nano flash .. I bought a remote cable eventually.. as a real pain when mounted on the handle when hand held.. Although TC rec a...

Questions Sony PMW-350: Recording nanoFlash + MatteBox + Audio + Light Richard Film - 3 years ago
Hello, In February of 2014 I'm gonna buy the Sony PMW-350 including a nanoFlash recorder. I was hoping anyone could help me out on these questions: Camera: Sony PMW-350L Lens: Canon KJ20x8.2B ISRD Memory: SxS-1A 64GB x2 Recorder: nanoFl...

Re: EX1 SD Card Adapter Ian Cook - 3 years ago
They fail all the time. Believe me; I'm the one who gets the panic call from tech support or the dealer or account rep and has to try and recover the files. Even the good ones have an alarmingly high failure rate compared to the least expensive ...

Re: EX1 SD Card Adapter Ian Cook - 3 years ago
no special software needed. use the normal import routine for FCP 7 (XDCAM Transfer, Content Browser or old Log and Transfer plug-in for EX/FAT only) SxS is a much safer way to fly and SD cards are supported only as 'emergency' or backup medi...

Re: SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Xavier Miller - 3 years ago
Please informe me too as soon the release comes. X.Miller MD...

Two simple questions… searching the Arri Site but can't find the answer Douglas Ryan - 3 years ago
I have two, what I think are straightforward, Arri questions. 1. Can you record Arri raw while at the same time recording to ProRes or DNxHD on SxS cards? I'm assuming if you do the TC would match. 2. Is there an option in ARRIRAW conver...

SONY PMW-EX1 (with extras) FOR SALE Bill Koepnick - 3 years ago
SONY PMW-EX1 (with extras) FOR SALE: Note: Detailed photos of the actual items in this sale are available online at: http://www.hdvfeatures.com/HDVonline/EX1.html CAMERA This camera is in exceptionally fine condition — no marks, scratc...

Re: SxS Cards mounting in Mavericks? Rory Thomas - 3 years ago
^^ Bump ^^ I was wondering the same thing....

WTB: 2 x SDHC/SDXC expresscard adapters for EX1 Peter John - 3 years ago
Just got hold of an EX1 that only comes with 2 x 8gb SXS cards so am looking to buy 2 SDHC/SDXC expresscard adapters. Preferably UHS-I but will consider legacy adapters if the price is right. Also 2 x 32GB 10 class SDHC cards with a decent re...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
No firmware update but see if there a a LANGUAGE option in the OTHERS menu...

Re: AVCHD with FCP7 John Street - 3 years ago
I own a FS700 and I edit the AVCHD footage in FCP7 … Log & Transfer works fine … you should set the Log & Transfer preferences to convert the footage to ProRes … Note that it takes a lot longer to ingest AVCHD footage than P2 or SxS st...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Nicholaus Mtawa - 3 years ago
Thank you Ian Cook, am happy for joining this forum. Lots of my problems have been solved so far instantly. Lastly, my PMW-EX280 it is a chinese version, is there any firmware update that can get my camera to English Language? I've been searc...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Log and Transfer plugin is a little add-on we made for EX only. You should use either the XDCAM Transfer or Content Browser plugin. Each adds Import/Export XDCAM items to FCP's FILE menu and both support UDF. XDCAM Transfer is the one I;d rec...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Nicholaus Mtawa - 3 years ago
Thank you Ian, I have bought SxS Media and am getting all 50mbit/sec. Something weird arise again. Am trying to ingest files of UDF format from camcorder (.mxf format) cannot be seen on Final Cut Pro 7 in a log and transfer window, while i...


Results from JVC cameras/decks

Re: GY-HM650U ... a simple physical measurement needed. Ron Pestes - 3 years ago
Yes, I have several thoughts on this. Very passionate thoughts! First, I owned a Sony EX-3 for 4 years and liked it a lot but it was just to heavy for me. The HM-600 is half the weight along with many other superior features. 1. I get much less...

Re: Sony Cameras: New cameras coming out, older camera prices dropping, and 50 MB/S Broadcast Clint Fleckenstein - 3 years ago
I just got three PMW200s. I used EX1 and EX3 cameras at my last job, so I've been without XDCAM EX for about two and a half years. My impressions (and I have yet to really ramp up the use of these new cams): - I miss Shot Transition. Perio...

Re: SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Robin Probyn - 3 years ago
Ok thanks Ian...

Re: SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Ian Cook - 3 years ago
as i posted earlier, none of the drivers are qualified for Mavericks yet, we will have an update shortly...

Re: SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Robin Probyn - 3 years ago
Is Sony UDF driver for mac v2 ok..? Thanks...

Re: Does making a DMG compression of XDCAM SxS card harm footage? Andrew Rendell - 3 years ago
No, you don't lose the resolution in the files. TBH, I'm not sure that it saves much time over drag and drop but it is safer IMO because it's making a clone of your camera card and you can't really make a mistake....

Re: SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Will post an announcement as soon as it's through QA...

Re: SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Martin Phillips - 3 years ago
Thanks Ian - that would explain it! Look forward to the update. Martin Phillips Freelance Cameraman / Producer / Editor Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK. www.thevideodepartment.co.uk...

Re: SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Ian Cook - 3 years ago
not qualified for Mavericks, an update is forthcoming...

SxS device driver for MacBook Pro slot not working under clean install of Mavericks Martin Phillips - 3 years ago
Just done a clean install of Mavericks onto the MacBook Pro - whilst everything else seems to work fine (SxS footage into FCPX, Content Browser and XDCAM Transfer) there is no recognition when an SxS card is put into the slot. This is using SxS_...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
For 50 Mb recording you must use UDF mode and UDF mode requires SxS media or XQD media. Memory Stick/SDHC is not supported....

Does making a DMG compression of XDCAM SxS card harm footage? Andre Morton - 3 years ago
If this has been addressed previously in this forum my apologies. I'm on the road and need to archive SxS cards after shoots. Doing drag and drop to ExFat is taking huge amounts of time and I wondered if I used Disk Utility to make DMG's am I i...


Results from Storage

Does making a DMG compression of XDCAM SxS card harm footage? Andre Morton - 3 years ago
If this has been addressed previously in this forum my apologies. I'm on the road and need to archive SxS cards after shoots. Doing drag and drop to ExFat is taking huge amounts of time and I wondered if I used Disk Utility to make DMG's am I i...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Nicholaus Mtawa - 3 years ago
Sorry am using PMW-EX280 the same version like PMW-200 but it is in chinese version. Am getting stuck i want to use high quality recording format(50mbit/s) but my SxS Adapter card with 64GB sandisk card deny to be recorded by using UDF file syst...

Re: Micro SD w/ Adapter vs SD Andrew Rendell - 3 years ago
TBH, I don't know of any disadvantages. There have been reports of hardware conflicts with some brands of cards in some smart phones but that's the kind of teething problems that new tech tends to throw up (I remember hardware conflicts with CF ...

Re: FCPX + Canon C100 + Samurai Blade = Interlace Heinrich Dahms - 3 years ago
Thanks for the feedback, Bret, but Im pretty sure Rafaels got it right. I also recorded the same stuff simultaneously on the SxS card in my EX1 and that was unambiguously progressive. I do believe its a question of the blade stuff being flagged ...

Arri Alexa EV for sale Stewart Whelan - 3 years ago
ARRI ALEXA A-EV FOR SALE Alexa camera body serial 3627 Alexa SxS option Pro Res Codec Option ASD-1 Arri SD Card EVF-1 Electronic Viewfinder BAT-V Batt ADPT Back V mount VMB-2 Viewfinder Mounting Bracket VIC-030 VF Interface CBL 30cm VEB...

SxS Cards mounting in Mavericks? Trevor Bailey - 3 years ago
Hi Guys, Anyone been able to confirm Sony SxS Cards are mounting in OSX Mavericks? I have not been able to get mini to mount via my PC Express slot. MacBook Pro 17" mid 2010 Sony SxS Driver page says: • Mac OS X v10.8 (v10.8.0 or l...

SxS card doesn't mount on windows Lucas Barros - 3 years ago
I got this great laptop PC running Windows 7 SP1. It has an internal express card 34 slot, so we're doing a shoot with Arri Alexa and I want to use for on set logging. My problem is: I can see the SXS card on the devices manager but it does...

SxS card doesn't mount on windows Lucas Barros - 3 years ago
I got this great laptop PC running Windows 7 SP1. It has an internal express card 34 reader, so we're doing a shoot with Arri Alexa and I want to use for on set logging. My problem is: I can see the SXS card on the devices manager but it do...

SxS card doesn't mount Lucas Barros - 3 years ago
I got this great laptop PC running Windows 7 SP1. It has an internal express card 34 reader, so we're doing a shoot with Arri Alexa and I want to use for on set logging. My problem is: I can see the SXS card on the devices manager but it do...

Need firmware update 1.02 -> 1.05 asap. Eirik Tiller - 3 years ago
Hello everyone, In a bit of an emergency here and need to update a EX1 from 1.02 -> 1.05 an so forth, today. Need to be able to take the 32GB SxS cards. If anyone have any links on dropbox or something, my email is: eirik@whitestar.no T...

Re: PDW800 HD-SDI output and AJA KiPro Quad Brad Serreno - 3 years ago
Not sure what the amount the person is selling you the F800 for. But you may just want to keep it simplified and buy a Sony F5. You can record 10bit SR or even 10bit XAVC straight on to SxS cards in camera. Compact design for field work, ...

Re: Red frames in export Malte Ketelsen - 3 years ago
I'm getting the same issues with Media Encoder CC. My workflow is AMA SxS card (footage is in XDCAM HD 1080/50i) into Avid Media Composer 6, edit, and export as XDCAM HD 1080/50i mxf file into a watch folder that Media Encoder picks up and conv...

Re: SxS Card file question Chris Gunningham - 3 years ago
Take look at this thread http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/142/875625 Failing that check this out http://aeroquartet.com/movierepair/xdcam Chris Gunningham Online/VFX Editor...

SxS Card file question Patricia Stitson - 3 years ago
Hi all, So, my well intended volunteer managed to save the clipr folder but not the other files. Is there any hope in accessing the footage in the clipr folder without the xml. I assume the other folder is the audio that is going to be a ...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) SHARIF AL-HAJ - 3 years ago
Thank you Ian! Thank You Very Much and Of course looking forward for your input!...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
no, it cannot, see my original post, 50 Mb is the main reason to use UDF...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) SHARIF AL-HAJ - 3 years ago
Correct 50mbps is a HD format but only in UDF. I don't think 50mbps can be attained in FAT HD format? Thank You Very Much and Of course looking forward for your input!...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
the 50 Mb codec is an HD format, not an SD format. FAT mode allows you to match to XDCAM EX camcorders (EX1, EX3 etc)...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) SHARIF AL-HAJ - 3 years ago
So Ian, If recording in SD is the same in FAT & UDF. And HD has a better mbps (50) in UDF, and UDF files do not limit themselves to 4GB. Then what is FAT good for ? Thank You Very Much and Of course looking forward for your input!...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
For SD you will be using the same codec in either mode but it's probably better to do UDF mode anyway. The file will be a standard XDCAM .mxf file and you will not have to deal with any issues recording long file. In FAT mode there is a 4 GB fil...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) SHARIF AL-HAJ - 3 years ago
Thank you Ian for the reply and explanation! So is it safe to say that filming in UDF (SD/HD) is the better way to go? I work for a broadcasting news agency that has not made the switch to HD yet. So for now filming will be done in Stand...

Re: UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) Ian Cook - 3 years ago
UDF and FAT refer to the file systems used on the media. XDCAM originated on optical disc media which uses the UDF file system. XDCAM EX came a bit later as a solid state recording format and used the Fat32 file system. When you select UDF or FA...

UDF VS FAT (Sony SxS Cards - PMW200/PMW400) SHARIF AL-HAJ - 3 years ago
Hi Everyone! I have no problem working with either of these two formats with my camera. But I am trying to understand the specific details. What is the advantage of filming UDF over FAT? For instance, I am filming my stuff in Standard...

Re: Faster way to import clips from individual folders into Premiere Pro CS6? Ian Cook - 3 years ago
It's only in EX/FAT mode that each clip and its related metadata files reside in their own folder. In UDF/XDCAM mode (requires SxS or XQD media), all the clips are placed in one folder. You should still be able to see all the clips at once if...

Re: OP with New Chapter in the horror story - different camera, similar issue Don Greening - 3 years ago
At the risk of oversimplifying the problem perhaps the software upgrade defaulted the audio monitor volume to completely off and the preference settings from your SxS card restored the setting to what it was before you sent the camera in. I know...

Faster way to import clips from individual folders into Premiere Pro CS6? Aileen Pickering - 3 years ago
Hi. I have recently purchased a Sony PMW 200 and upgraded from CS5 to CS6. Instead of the costly SxS cards I opted to use SxS card adapters with Sandisk high-end performance SDHC memory cards. So when I upload my files onto my hard-drive every s...

OP with New Chapter in the horror story - different camera, similar issue Bob Cole - 3 years ago
The issue for which I wrote the original post above happened on a friend's EX1R that I was borrowing -- this issue is on MY camera, just back from Sony. I just got my EX1R back from Sony repair. In addition to a new lens (for a backfocus is...

Re: Trying to restore files deleted off SxS card (EX1)...not working Ian Cook - 3 years ago
Sorry, I always forget to add my signature. Yes, I work for Sony. The media guys do charge for this but it's something nominal like 25-50.00. Call and ask for Francisco Gonzales. He is my go-to for this kind of thing and will take good care of y...

Re: Trying to restore files deleted off SxS card (EX1)...not working Todd VanSlyck - 3 years ago
Thanks Ian. Where do I find the HD file repair app? I googled it but came up with nothing solid. Do you have any idea how much Sony charges? Do you work for them? Dell T76000 Dual 8-core 2.4 GHz NVIDIA Quadro 2000 NVIDIA Tesla c2075 Ad...

Re: Trying to restore files deleted off SxS card (EX1)...not working Ian Cook - 3 years ago
You should contact Sony Media, they will likely be able to restore. 877 440 3453. You may be damaging the files with off the shelf software. That said I have had some luck using the HD File Repair application. To really check the .mp4s you've re...

Trying to restore files deleted off SxS card (EX1)...not working Todd VanSlyck - 3 years ago
Some video was deleted off a hard drive and I need to restore it from the SxS cards. I've run several programs and have even found the media and all the appropriate accompanying files (smi, xlm, bim, etc). The problem is the video clips won'...

FS:Sony PMW-EX1 w/ low hours Letus Adapter and lots more los angeles Andrew Rawson - 3 years ago
Sony PMW-EX1. 322 hours firmware version 1.20 BC-U1 Battery Charger 1 - BP-U30 Medium Battery 2 - BP-U60 Large Batteries 1 - 16GB SxS Pro Card 2 - 8GB SxS Pro Cards Large Lens Hood and retractable lens cap DC Coupler USB Cable Sony Re...

Re: EX1R Lengthy Horror Story with happy ending and a Big Question Mark Bill Griffin - 3 years ago
I have my settings for my EX-3 on a SDHC, class 10 card(with adapter)...its a 4gb and that's all I use it for...it will hold all my settings....It comes in real handy when I want match other EX-3's, so I can have all cameras matching....it ha...

Re: EX1R Lengthy Horror Story with happy ending and a Big Question Mark Bob Cole - 3 years ago
[Ian Cook] "your Setup file loaded your settings " Ian, what would I have been able to do, had I not had the SxS card with the settings stored on it? Does formatting the card in the camera remove the stored settings? Can I move the stored...

EX1R Lengthy Horror Story with happy ending and a Big Question Mark Bob Cole - 3 years ago
My EX1R had a persistent problem, which is irrelevant to this discussion. Fortunately, before sending the camera off to Sony for exorcism (it's still there, awaiting a new lens), I stored its setting on an SxS card. AM I GLAD I DID! Work st...

Newscutter 11 exporting XDCAM EX to SxS card Mike Rose - 3 years ago
I am running a trial version and it looks like it is still not possible to export a sequence back to an SxS card? Mike...

Re: "Memory full" Mitch Jordan - 3 years ago
A little more info- this happens with disks where we used Content Browser to copy clips from SxS cards shot on a PMW-200 to XDCAM disk. The clips were shot on the same 420 format as our PDW-F355 (not 422). I thought that was the point of the new...

Re: Experience with ESXS Chinese cards ? Don Greening - 3 years ago
Alen, I've been using XDCAM EX cameras since December 2007 and I've never heard of these cards before, so I'm not sure how much luck you're going to have getting an answer. If you're considering buying such a replacement for either the Sony ...

Experience with ESXS Chinese cards ? Alen Alilovic - 3 years ago
Can someone tell me differences between SXS and ESXS cards? I know the diference is in price, but what are the differences in shooting with this Chinese cards? I mean on this : http://www.ebay.com/itm/32GB-ESXS-SXS-XDCAM-EX-USB-Card-Replace-S...

Re: can you repair a damaged .wav file? Peter Groom - 3 years ago
I tend to think then that your only hope is a specialist data recovery place. It all depends on how important this file is for you, as its not exactly cheap. I had to get an sxs card data recovered once. Was a few hundred £££ but well worth...

Re: Sony Content Browser 2.1 latest Version Problem. Ian Cook - 3 years ago
For purposes of testing can you tell me if you are trying this only on archives created using XDCAM Browser or older Browser applications? The prefixes of your archives suggest XDCAM Browser (this is fine and should work; I'm just trying to repr...

Re: Two MC 6.5 Problems: Full Screen Playback issue on RMBP, Failure to import SxS Kevin Colber - 3 years ago
1. Nothing happens. https://www.evernote.com/shard/s5/sh/5e44ebad-5887-44dd-b4fe-b3e2cbe411d4/acd6749ef15e53c0ad9af717146e035e 2. Thanks, missing plugin for EX, problem solved!...

Re: SxS-1 card readable in one MacBook Pro but not another Janis Orbidans - 3 years ago
No ideas! Similar problem......

Re: Two MC 6.5 Problems: Full Screen Playback issue on RMBP, Failure to import SxS Michael Phillips - 3 years ago
Questions/assumptions: 1. For full screen playback, once you've selected the monitor and closed the setting, you are clicking the full screen playback button and nothing happens, or it's full screen on the wrong monitor? 2. I am assumin...

Two MC 6.5 Problems: Full Screen Playback issue on RMBP, Failure to import SxS Kevin Colber - 3 years ago
Hey gang- any help with these issues would be greatly appreciated: When selecting full screen playback I drag the window into the second monitor (1920x1200 DVI) and hit the select monitor button, but nothing happens. I know some people have r...

Re: XDCAM Files From PMW-500 SXS Card Not Exporting Into Avid Ian Cook - 3 years ago
I have to respectfully point out that much of the below is not accurate. Avid, Premiere, Vegas, Edius and most other NLEs accept .mxf files natively, and all of them support direct import or linking of XDCAM .mxf files. Media Composer 4/5 are...

Re: XDCAM Files From PMW-500 SXS Card Not Exporting Into Avid chris king - 3 years ago
A great sharing that expands my knowledge on XDCAM Files workflow. As far as what I’ve got know, XDCAM HD422 products record and play back high definition video with 1920 x 1080 and 1280 x 720 resolutions using MPEG HD422 compression and th...

Re: ka-mr100 Piotr Niemcewicz - 3 years ago
Who knows? i try record on JVC and read card to EX-3 For Sony SxS card is bad, only for format....

Re: OSX 10.8.4 MBP: Expresscard/34 & SXS very slow transfer speed (3.4MB/s) Maarten Kos - 3 years ago
Back when I initially installed the SXS package it was up to speed. Somewhere along the way it got very slow. Maybe with an OSX update another UDF driver got installed. Anyways, I had udf: Version: 2.3 (Last Modified: 6/25/12 8:03 AM) installed....

Re: SxS cards and 10.8.2 Kai Patel - 3 years ago
The latest driver I have is driver version 3.2.0, and I found that from looking into the XDCAM Drive utility software, Do you know if this is correct? And my mac is OS X 10.8.4 I googled for "Sony Content Browser SW", and found this page h...

Re: SxS cards and 10.8.2 Michael Sanders - 3 years ago
Update all the drivers and install the new "Sony Content Browser SW" and all should work fine. Michael Sanders London Based DP/Editor...

Re: SxS cards and 10.8.2 Kai Patel - 3 years ago
Hi there I have the exact problem, don't know what to do, I have to restart my laptop everytime with the card inside, for it to mount. Have you found a solution? Thank you....

PMW 3 kit with 3 lenses for sale Jack Swart - 3 years ago
PMW F3 4 batteries charger 2 x 32 GB SxS MXM sticks Sony 35mm, 50mm and 85mm T2 PL lenses. Transvideo bottom plate. Firmware v1.4 with S-Log enabled but not 4:4:4 200 hours only. In good condition but missing microphone holder. Sydne...

Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM EX Full HD + Accessories Kostja Novikov - 4 years ago
This camera is in excellent condition, one owner from new- proffesional production house. Kit includes: -Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM EX -Removable Fujinon 14x Optical Zoom with Image Stabilization 5.8-81.2mm, f/1.9 -2 x Swit S-8U62 Battery ...

Sony SXS Cards: 16-32 GB Kostja Novikov - 4 years ago
SxS cards for sale due to Camera change. Excellent condition used by proffesional production house. 5 x 16GB Sony SxS Pro memory cards (XDCAM EX) 1 x 32GB Sony SxS-1 Pro memory cards (XDCAM EX) Can be sold individulally, please email sb...

OSX 10.8.4 MBP: Expresscard/34 & SXS very slow transfer speed (3.4MB/s) Maar Kos - 4 years ago
Hello, I've got an mid 2009 Macbook Pro with an expresscard/34 slot. When transfering data from a Sony SBS64G1A the read speed is at around 3.4MB/s. The card has a max read speed of 1.2Gb/s, so assuming expresscard can deliver, it should be a...

Re: ex1r deleted footage not recognized Don Greening - 4 years ago
SxS memory cards use FAT32 formatting. Not NTFS (WIndows) and not Mac OS Extended. Even if you did format the card using FAT32 on your computer a lot of times an EX camera just doesn't like anything formatting the media except the camera itself...

Re: Sony F3 with external recorder Dale West - 4 years ago
Trevor, Here are some things Ive learned but there are others that can provide deeper details 1: I always record on the cards and external recorder. Ive only had one time that I needed the back up but it was for an interview that could no...

Re: Sony F3 with external recorder Michael Palmer - 4 years ago
1. Can you record to both the SXS and ext. recorder (for redundancy and possible for use as offline edit)? YES 2. Any preference between BMD Hyperlink Shuttle 2 and Ninja 2? The BM is far less money to purchase but it doesn't have a monitor, ...

Sony F3 with external recorder Trevor Ward - 4 years ago
Anyone using the F3 with an external recorder... I'm shooting my next doc on the F3. I'll have probably 40-50 hours of footage. Our goal for this film is to air on cable TV, though we don't have distribution deal yet. I can either record to t...

Sony PMWEX3 XDCAM EX HD Camcorder Louis Benedetti - 4 years ago
Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM EX HD Camcorder in great working condition Body only with original lens $5,295 Product Highlights: Interchangeable 1/2" Lens System 3x 1/2" Exmor CMOS Sensors 1080p 24p HD-SDI Interface 2/3" Lens Capability 8-...

Re: SDHC Recording time ?? Steve Kownacki - 4 years ago
On my EX1 I get 111min/32 gig card; with multiple cards & adapters you can shoot continuously till you run out of cards, mixing in any SxS cards you have too. While recording you can eject the adapter from the slot not currently recording, put a...

SDHC Recording time ?? Alen Alilovic - 4 years ago
Hy, I have SONY EX3, and I record with SDHC adapter,with SD CARD 32MB. My question is how much Minutes can I record in HD definition without stoping, so I do not have SXS adapter, I have SDHC adapter recording with SD cards. I found on the net,...

Re: OT - Sony and Panasonic Working on Pro Optical Storage Disc Jeremy Garchow - 4 years ago
300GB by 2015? I'm not an analyst, but they are probably going to have to hope that they can squeeze a bit more out than that? I guess this is recording media, not archival, in which case, they will be on par with some ssd tech (like SxS). ...

Re: Avid MC 6.5 + Sony Content Browser (XDCAM HD) - AMA and finishing workflow on a Mac, re-wra Steve Blais - 4 years ago
Have you found any answers to this question? We're getting the PMW200 but to save cash, we're getting the SD cards and adapter instead of the SxS cards. Can you AMA link directly to the cards files?...

Re: Need Great Advice for FCP Workflow for XDCAM HD discs Ian Cook - 4 years ago
FCP X does not support XDCAM Proxy but you can import the high res files and create ProRes proxy within the application if need be. To import XDCAM files from a UDF-formatted SxS card or disc archive you can use the free Sony PDZK-LT2 plugin. To...

Re: Need Great Advice for FCP Workflow for XDCAM HD discs Fernando García - 4 years ago
Sorry, ´cause I´m new in this kind of forums and my question may be out of sense. I use to make documentaries for the Spanish Public Television (TVE) using Sony Xdcam pro disc cameras. It was really useful and superfast the import of proxies ...

Re: Sony PMW-200 Don Greening - 4 years ago
[Neil Hynes] "what about simply plugging in the usb, dragging the folders to your external hard drive and away you go !?? Is there a problem with that because that's what I've been doing!" The difference is that the drag-drop method is just a...

Glitching Footage in Playback & Outputs, Premiere Pro CS6 Matt Gibbs - 4 years ago
Hello I'm sure I'm not the only one, but I'm getting large amounts of glitching both in the playback window, and in rendered, exported footage, that doesn't appear on the original footage. Source footage is from a Sony EX3, which is shooti...

XDCAM Transfer with Mountain Lion? Greg Ball - 4 years ago
I'd like to update my Macbook pro 17" with Mountain Lion. I currently use my MBP in the field to offload footage from SXS cards and SDHC cards from my Ex1 camera. I'm on 10.6.8 Will Mountain lion work with this software or are there new drivers...

Re: SxS-1 card readable in one MacBook Pro but not another Bala Chandran - 4 years ago
Question: When you insert the card does it show up on your desktop, or Finder? Or it doesn't show anywhere at all? I have an old MBP that sometimes does not read the inserted SxS (either kind) right away. If I wait a while it eventually does. ...

Re: HyperDeck Shuttle/DNxHD Alex Vargas - 4 years ago
Hi Andrew and all, I use SxS cards with my EX1. I am considering the HyperDeck Shuttle 2 and a few SSDs as a way to record longer times in 1080p 30fps until my BlackMagicCamera 4K arrives so I can use the SSDs in it. I still haven't figured...

Re: pmw-200 workflow Ian Cook - 4 years ago
XDCAM .mxf files have been natively supported in Media Composer for some time (going back as far as version 3 at least). They can be natively imported (file-->import) or they can be linked via AMA. Media Composer 6 has no issues with any flavor ...

Re: AVID down -- Not sure Why? Ross Spears - 4 years ago
Thanks for the info. I have been transcoding all the "native" footage from the SxS cards and things are playing well again. But I am rapidly running out of Hard Drive space. I impulsively bought a 6 TB external drive at the Apple stor...

need another P2 card reader Bob Slenker - 4 years ago
Hey guys, I have an AJ-PCD2G USB2 single-slot P2 card reader. It has served me well enough. I just got a new iMac 27" and plan to re-purpose my older Mac Pro as another editing workstation. The AJ-PCD2G P2 card reader can stay with it but ...

Re: Converting Arri Alexa Log c footage to Avid DNXHD Nicholas Bertram - 4 years ago
Hi, I have a similar question. I will be shooting on an Alexa Plus, at 120fps to the internal SxS. You can only record pro res 422 at this frame rate. Will I be able to convert the pro res 422 files using this resolve method? Sorr...

Re: SxS-1 card readable in one MacBook Pro but not another Jon Ball - 4 years ago
Anyone...? The simplified version of my question is... Has anyone had an SxS-1 card that wouldn't show up at all when inserted in a particular MacBook Pro's ExpressCard slot and did it turn out to be a card issue, a driver issue or a Mac i...

Re: AVID down -- Not sure Why? Shane Ross - 4 years ago
[Ross Spears] "They are a mixture of shots from our HDV camera tapes and our HD SxS cards. None of those shots have been transcoded to the AVID codec." Ah...so AMA? Native? Media Composer doesn't like that. The point of AMA is to "ACCESS" t...

Re: AVID down -- Not sure Why? Ross Spears - 4 years ago
Thanks for your reply. Here are answers to your questions: Size of biggest bins -- We have a total of 60 bins, most of them not very full. Our largest bin, however, has 1100 shots! Most often, the bins have less than 200 shots. T...

SxS-1 card readable in one MacBook Pro but not another Jon Ball - 4 years ago
I shoot using a PMW-350 onto two cards, one 16Gb SxS Pro (blue) and one 64Gb SxS-1 (orange). On my old 15" MacBook Pro early 2008 running Leopard (10.5.8) both cards are readable using the ExpressCard slot. Unfortunately that machine devel...

Corrupted MXF's from a Sony F55 Micah Smith - 4 years ago
Hi everyone, I have some footage from a previous DIT who had corrupted footage and didn't bother to tell anyone until the end of the day. The SxS cards were of course re-formatted in camera and the day kept on without us knowing. I'm using th...

Projet Managing / Media Managing in CS6 Andy Edwards - 4 years ago
What are people doing for media managing in CS6 when dealing with Long GOP based media? XDCAM, MXF, SXS media all make our trimmed projects crash when media managing. If we choose the full project vs. trimmed versions, it works, but takes a lo...

Re: pmw-200 workflow Ian Cook - 4 years ago
UDF requires SxS or XQD media, not possible with SD or Memory Stick...

Re: pmw-200 workflow Ryan Black - 4 years ago
Awesome! Will the pmw200 record at the highest quality setting using SDXC cards with an adapter, or only with the official SxS cards?...

Re: Sony F55 4K workflow in X? Charlie Austin - 4 years ago
OK... here's what I got... in a folder on a drive. I can see and import the SXS-PROXY files, but Neither FCP X or Sony Content Browser will see the 4k RAW files... Now what? :-) ------------------------------------------------------------...

News: Foerster and Emmerich Opt for Codex on “White House Down” Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
(London, United Kingdom--June 20, 2013) Director Roland Emmerich and award-winning cinematographer Anna Foerster, ASC used Codex Onboard Recorders on the Sony Pictures feature film "White House Down." The film stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx an...

Re: Naming clips workflow- looking for advice Mitch Jordan - 4 years ago
Well, we had our first real shoot yesterday and I think I have started to figure out our workflow. I used Content Browser to copy the clips to the optical disk, and then I was able to rename the clips on the disk inside Content Browser. Now, w...

Re: Kernal Panic installing SxS driver Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
I use the USB3 reader without the Devices driver without problems,I have just the UDF driver as Ian suggests.. all works fine.. I would recommend Content browser software for your down loads and preview. CB version 1 is free and fine for XDCAM....

Naming clips workflow- looking for advice Mitch Jordan - 4 years ago
We've added the PMW-200 to our optical disk workflow, and I'm looking for advice on how to name the clips from this camera. We have 4 editors and 7 edit bays, and we refer back to the media throughout the year. Our workflow with the optical di...

Re: Kernal Panic installing SxS driver Mitch Jordan - 4 years ago
I also bought a SBAC-US20 card reader that I'm going to use through USB 3.0. (I've got a USB 3.0 PCI card that I'm installing). Do I need ths SxS driver for that?...

Re: Kernal Panic installing SxS driver Ian Cook - 4 years ago
You don't need the SxS device driver. It is only required when reading cards in from the Express card slot on a laptop or when using Thunderbolt adaptors. You only need the UDF file system driver if you are reading cards in via the camera or an ...

Kernal Panic installing SxS driver Mitch Jordan - 4 years ago
We just bought a PMW-200, and I was trying to install the SXS device driver on my Mac Pro. When it attempted to restart, I got a kernal panic. I was unable to get the computer to start at all without another kernal panic. I finally used time ...

Re: Sony PMW-200 Connie Simmons - 4 years ago
I just got off the phone with Sony to make sure I understood how we should copy the clips from the Sony PMW200 camera to our hard drives. You will have to download the following software in the following sequence for it to all work properly. ...

For Sale: Sony EX3 Mike Sorel - 4 years ago
Camera is in excelent condition with 2 large batteries and loads of SxS cards for long shoots. Great for documentary or event shooting has TC in and out, HDSDI out, Genlock. 1 Sony EX3 1 Portabrace Carrying Case 2 BPU-60 Batteries 1 Dual B...

Sony announces hot packages on F3 & F5 cameras Eric C. Petrie - 4 years ago
Pro Video has worked with Sony and put together some killer packages an great cameras. On a Sony F3 get true 4:4:4 recording to the Convergent Design Gemini plus two 512GB cards to record to. You also get the electronic EF lens adapter to use ...

Re: Walter, quick question: Adobe Premiere "Exporting" Ryan Holmes - 4 years ago
[Tom Laughlin] "So, what I've done was, I took Sony Clip Browser and used it to "import" the media, so now I have all the RAW from the EX-1, in .MOV," Once you use Sony's Clip Browser that is re-wrapping the mp4's as mov's. It's still using t...

Re: Walter, quick question: Adobe Premiere "Exporting" Tim Kolb - 4 years ago
[Tom Laughlin] "1.) Exporting "Same QuickTime Movie" (Same as Source" exporting. Fast in FCP 7, a bit slower in Premiere." Couple of questions...these files haven't been rewrapped by FCP, right? A QuickTime wrapper will slow things down. ...

Re: SxS cards - best practice re: format vs. erase Amy Ferzoco - 4 years ago
I'm in the process of creating an Excel library of our raw SxS BPAV files and I'm wondering if anyone else has done this. Any tips, tricks and observations are appreciated. I've got columns for the card number, BPAV number range, total items ...

Re: Record in file chapters? john lenihan - 4 years ago
Do not simply place the individual files into the timeline. I used to do that, thinking I was saving a step in the process. The problem is that at the end of each of those clips, it is missing between 1 and 5 frames. Those frames are stored in...

Re: Record in file chapters? Tony Esposito - 4 years ago
Thanks John. I've had one big project I've done since having these cameras and I just place the files in order in the timeline (PC, Adobe)but is that software inside the camera when I export out to keep it all one? I don't mind when I do commerc...

Wanting to import 4 rather 8 audio channels Chad Gottfried - 4 years ago
I'm using a Sony PMW-500 XDCAM which uses SxS cards. I'm not sure if this a camera setting or an Avid setting, but whenever I add a clip onto the timeline, even if I set the timeline for 2 mono audio channels, it lays down 8. As far as I can t...


Results from Digital Delivery

DoubleData/Alexa Data Manager/Similar Transfer speeds Dylan Evans - 4 years ago
Just a quick question really. Just doing some initial testing of DoubleData (http://www.doubledata.biz/) before a job and was a little confused to find that the transfer speeds through this program were dramatically slower than a direct copy ...

HD/SD Smooth Cam Compression nightmare! Katy Johnson - 4 years ago
If anyone can help I will be forever grateful - I am not an editor, but our editor left and now I am in a fix! While I can tell a great story working out work flows and codecs is really not my thing! We have a DVD thats needs delivering a...

News: Codex to Show Vault 2 at Cine Gear in Hollywood Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
The new Codex/ARRI internal recording module for Alexa will also be on view. (London, United Kingdom--May 22, 2013) Codex will demonstrate Vault 2, the latest iteration of its industry-leading line of location-based media management environme...


Results from DaVinci Resolve

Re: How do I get F55 MXFs into DaVinci Resolve? Nate Weaver - 4 years ago
One more note: F55 shoots two formats to SxS card at moment...that's MPEG and XAVC If you are trying to bring MPEG shots into Resolve, I don't think that's going to work until they are re-wrapped by FCPX. XAVC .mxfs should be good to go. ...

Sony F3 S-log upgrade on 32 gig SxS media card Michael Palmer - 4 years ago
I'm selling my Sony F3 upgrade Key CBK-RGB01 32 gig SxS card used on 1 job. I sold my F3 to someone that didn't want the Slog key. $700 obo. Good Luck Michael Palmer...

Sony EX1r to EX3 Picture Profiles Jacob Wallace - 4 years ago
I have saved camera settings from a Sony EX1r (I want the picture profiles) to a SXS card. When I put it into my EX3 and hit recall it says "NG: No Data" I know the data is there because I can put it into my computer and see the sony file wit...


Results from Canon EOS DSLR

Re: Magic Lantern does it again - continuous RAW video from the Canon 5D Mark III! Ryan Holmes - 4 years ago
[Rick Lang] "I think the answer is in the corporate DNA of the companies. " I agree with this completely! You are exactly right. Both companies have been around for decades (Canon more some than BM), but they have a tradition and a culture fo...

Re: What is this for Exactly ? Neil Hynes - 4 years ago
Hi Chris Thanks for your reply I guess Im referring to the Intensity Pro Im referring more to the capture method than the card though Im wondering about the way Ive captured all my work shot on a PMW EX1 and 200 on SxS cards through USB to h...

Re: Sony PMW-200 Ian Cook - 4 years ago
When shooting in FAT (EX) mode: -using camera as reader or using external USB card reader = no drivers required -using express card slot on computer = SxS device driver required When shooting in UDF (XDCAM/HD422) mode: -using camera...

ENG Camera package recommendations? Ben Muehleisen - 4 years ago
This is a duplicate post from the XDCAM EX forum, as I thought I may get some other varied responses in this forum. We are currently building out some new camera packages. We have been using 2 EX1s for about 3.5 years now, and they have been ...

PMW-EX3 vs. NEX-FS700UK vs. PMW-200 vs. PMW-320K (or somthing else?) Ben Muehleisen - 4 years ago
We are currently building out some new camera packages. We have been using 2 EX1s for about 3.5 years now, and they have been tremendous for us. True workhorses. We are now in the process of upgrading our camera systems and want to end up with 4...

Sony EX-1 HD Video Camera Robert William Czzowitz - 4 years ago
For sale is a used Sony PMW-EX1 in perfect working condition and some minor physical signs of wear and age as shown in the photos. This camera has 800 hours of total use and is still functioning without ANY issues or signs of wear. What you get ...

Anybody else seen this ghosting / ringing issue with Sony F55 ? Chris Tomberlin - 4 years ago
I'm editing and grading some Sony 4K raw footage shot with the F55. On a couple of shots I'm seeing some ghosting around parts of the image. It seems to be happening in shots that are either underexposed overall, or the darker areas of images th...

Re: XDCAM - UDF card backup Ian Cook - 4 years ago
[Rafael Valdeavellano] " QUESTION 1: Is it OK to backup each UDF card by just DRAGGING the contents from the finder onto each USB external drive? (I will not loose any data?)" It is better to use Content Browser to perform verified backups. ...

XDCAM - UDF card backup Rafael Valdeavellano - 4 years ago
Hello everybody, We recently switched to XDCAM (bought a Sony PMW-200). I was doing some tests before we embarked on a trip, but being new to the workflow, hope you can help me with a couple of doubts I came across: We would like to record...

Re: Inserting SXS Pro Card Crashes Macbook Pro Running Mac OS 10.6.8 Michael Palmer - 4 years ago
You might just need a newer SxS driver Good Luck Michael Palmer...

Re: Inserting SXS Pro Card Crashes Macbook Pro Running Mac OS 10.6.8 Richard Hendrick - 4 years ago
I know this is old, but just in case others are having this problem (I do - and cannot upgrade OS because my Mac is too old), I find that keeping the card in after the crash and restarting the computer works....

Re: For Sale: 8 x Sony 32 GB SxS-1A cards - Low Time - $199 each Aaron Leong - 4 years ago
Hello are they still available? If so, is it possible to maybe purchase just 2 instead of the lot? ~a...

Re: How to use L&T tool with SONY PMW-150 footage? Miriam Lefkowitz - 4 years ago
We have the PMW-500 and use the Sony legacy XDCAM Browser and Import Transfer software to download the SXS files and then bring the footage into FCP. I believe the new Content Browser skips a step and you can download the SXS files and import t...


Results from Stereoscopic 3D

Re: Burning Stereoscopic Blu Ray Discs Marten Berkman - 4 years ago
Hi Neil, sorry to ask more than a year after your post.... by side by side, is that full frame 3840x1080 SxS compressed to a 1920x1080 HD frame? or can we burn full 3840x1080 to blu ray? thanks....

For Sale: 8 x Sony 32 GB SxS-1A cards - Low Time - $199 each Anthony Nalli - 4 years ago
I have been using much more costly 64 GB cards (same quality, just bigger) and not longer have any use for these 32 GB cards. Priced to sell! http://www.ebay.ca/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300896216254&ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:CA:1123 ...

Any gotchas on a used EX1R or EX3? Erik Mickelson - 4 years ago
Getting ready to do a documentary. The used prices on EX1R's and EX3's are unbelievable! Anything to watch out for on a used model? Some are coming with 32GB SXS cards/extra mics/batts/etc... CrippleBook Pro 2.3Ghz i7, 16GB ram, Lion 10.7.4, ...

Service: HeliAir FILM Tobias Larsson - 4 years ago
Stockholm Stockholm, Sweden Cinematography HeliAir FILM Aerial Camera Systems     Aerial Camera Systems     Cineflex Please see our homepage. http://www.heliairsweden.com/referenser/index.php?lang=en 15 Survivor series (Mala...

NAB 2013: ARRI Upgrades Alexa & Shows Off Anamorphic Lenses Debra Kaufman - 4 years ago
ARRI made good on its promise to plan a long-life path for Alexa; at NAB 2013, the company offered the XR Module and several components of the Alexa XT configuration as upgrades. The first three focal lengths of the ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lens ...

NAB 2013: ARRI Upgrades Alexa & Shows Off Anamorphic Lenses Debra Kaufman - 4 years ago
ARRI made good on its promise to plan a long-life path for Alexa; at NAB 2013, the company offered the XR Module and several components of the Alexa XT configuration as upgrades. The first three focal lengths of the ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lens ...

laptops with ExpressCard/34 slot Bob Cole - 4 years ago
To download video from SxS cards in the field, I'm looking for a Windows laptop with an ExpressCard/34 slot. I currently use a MacBook Pro, but I'd like to find a Windows alternative. Does anyone have a suggestion for a currently-availa...

Re: pmw-200 workflow Ian Cook - 4 years ago
Content Browser. http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/campaign/contentbrowser Log the clips in CB, use the 'Update' button in the metadata panel to write the meta back to the card, then AMA the clips in Media Composer.. Note that you need t...

Re: Looking for a FZ mount zoom lens for sony pmw f3 Jai Gopal - 4 years ago
Thanks for your help. I am using Sony PMW F3 first time so don't know which SxS card will work in this camera. I saw there are 2 types of cards MEAD-SD01 ADAPTS SD (with SD card option) and CBK-RGB01 444 S-Log Gamma. I can buy the CBK-RGB01 444 ...

Re: Canon C300 Footage to XDCAM Disc David Acampora - 4 years ago
We use this deck when we shoot F3. We're able to shoot direct to SxS cards and then automatically transfer it to disc. We just have to make sure to use 16gb cards, because anything bigger won't fit on a blue disc. http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ss...

Re: ShotPut Pro v. 5 - worth the upgrade? Marc Dantzker - 4 years ago
Have you found a solution to the crashing? I am also using using eSATA over thunderbolt with a new macbook pro and 10.8.3. Also Qio Sonnet readers. My cards are 128 GB with Canon 1DC footage. When I copy one card it usually, but not always, m...

Re: Avid Won't Transcode Atomos Samurai Footage Matthew Sonnenfeld - 4 years ago
Unfortunately I came to the project late and it's actually already been onlined using SxS media that was shot simultaneously but I'm trying to back track to see what the problem could have been so that I can hopefully prevent it from happening a...

Re: 2 Cards. 1 EX3 camera. Only one card will AMA Media Composer V5 Don Greening - 4 years ago
The problem isn't with your Avid, but with that SD card. Use the EX3 to re-format the card and try using it again. Just test it first though with a bit of unimportant media then go through your work routine again. If the directory structure is g...


Results from Panasonic AF100, DVX100, HMC150

Re: Glitch in SD card Matthew Sonnenfeld - 4 years ago
This could have been anything. You certainly did not use it too many times. A card should be able to reformat far more than 4 times. I say just replace the card. For all you know, it might be camera, but replacing the card will eliminate on...

Re: Glitch in SD card Matthew Sonnenfeld - 4 years ago
This could have been anything. You certainly did not use it too many times. A card should be able to reformat far more than 4 times. I say just replace the card. For all you know, it might be camera, but replacing the card will eliminate on...

Re: Unknown Media (A) Please Change Alejandro Mejia - 4 years ago
Hello There, Im new in the comunity. I find you 'cause im looking for a solution: We buy a new SxS SBS-32G1A card, but we got the same message already posted: Unknown Media (A) Please Change. Our Camera is a XDCAM EX, and we a...

News: ALEXA XT and XR Module Welcomed By Creatives Worldwide Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
(Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Following launch events in Los Angeles, Paris, Berlin, Munich, Beijing, Milan, Mumbai and London, the new ALEXA XT cameras (Extended Technology) and XR Modules (Extended Recording) have been welcomed b...

Re: SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
You dont need the device driver if your using a Sony card reader.. only the UDF driver.. if you have the latest it should work.. I have trouble about a year ago with 64GB cards not mounting using exp card slot,which was a sony software problem w...

Re: SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Thomas Misny - 4 years ago
I tried the SxS-1 card on a different Powerbook Mac laptop, upgraded the SxS driver on that computer and the same error happened. I don't think the card is damaged because I purchased several new cards a few days ago and they all have the same ...

Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted - Travels to Ethiopia Bill Megalos - 4 years ago
Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a film that makes a difference." Raising money on Indiegogo, they're following Jessica Cox, a 29-y...

Cinematographer's Journey: Rightfooted - Travels to Ethiopia Bill Megalos - 4 years ago
Bill Megalos, cinematographer and documentarian, is in Ethiopia with first-time documentary feature director Nick Spark on a mission to "make a film that makes a difference." Raising money on Indiegogo, they're following Jessica Cox, a 29-y...

Re: SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Ian Cook - 4 years ago
The US10 should accept SxS Pro, SxS-1 or SxS-1A. Do you have another machine to check these on?...

Re: SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Thomas Misny - 4 years ago
That's great to know, thanks. However I am also having the same problem with SxS-1 cards in this US10 reader. Should those cards work in this reader or would I need the US20 for SxS-1 as well?...

Re: SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Ian Cook - 4 years ago
correct, the US20 is backwards compatible but Pro+ cards can't be read in the US10...

Re: SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Thomas Misny - 4 years ago
I using the US10 SxS card reader. Is this not compatible with the SxS Pro+ cards?...

Re: Canon C300 Footage to XDCAM Disc Ian Cook - 4 years ago
After Effects or Premiere can export Op1A XDCAM files. Look for 'MXF Op1A' in the export templates. You could use a Nanoflash (records XDCAM files with optional .mxf wrapper) or a portable XDCAM optical deck like the PDW-HR1. You could also ...

Re: SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Ian Cook - 4 years ago
You only need the SxS Device Driver if you are using the built-in E-card slot on a laptop. Are you reading the Pro+ card in the older US10 reader?...

Canon C300 Footage to XDCAM Disc David Acampora - 4 years ago
So I'm shooting and pre-editing for a show that is locked into an XDCAM workflow. Post wants everything delivered on XDCAM disk. Our primary cameras are F800's, so this isn't much of a problem. The issue arises when I come in. I'm shooting...

SxS Pro+ and SxS-1 Cards not reading in Mac Pro? Thomas Misny - 4 years ago
Hi all -- Just purchased a F55 package and I'm having trouble getting my Mac Pro to recognize the 128 GB Sony SxS Pro+ card (note the Plus) or the 64 GB SxS-1 card. The error message is: "Disk Insertion: The Disk you inserted is not reada...

Re: 10.0.8 Update is Out Nate Weaver - 4 years ago
Okay, I am halfway to figuring out a hack for this. IF you can externally add the following metadata fields to the QT file: Arri Color Gamma SxS: LOG-C Arri Look File Burned In: No Then FCPX will allow you to turn on the Log Processing...

News: DIT Station Unveils New and Improved Version of Portable On-Set Data/Playback Workstation Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
DIT Station Rogue4 Features Improved Performance and Versatile PCIe® Storage and I/O Integration via Sonnet Thunderbolt™ Solutions (Irvine, California--March 29, 2013) DIT Station today introduced the DIT Station Rogue4, the newest version...

Re: Sony F55 Workflow. Sony Content Browser. FCPX and finally, Prores422 Timothy Kendall - 4 years ago
Sorry for the newbie question. I'm testing a single clip shot on F55 using XDCAM 4k to SxS. I got to the Right Click>Import into FCP part... then got an error saying: "A clip that cannot be imported into Final Cut Pro is included. There...

Broadcast & Professional Hi-Def Video and Lighting Auction Norma Mateo-Liatsis - 4 years ago
EVENT: 2 DAY - PUBLIC ONLINE AUCTION SALE WHEN: Inspection: Monday April 22, 2013 10AM to 4PM or by appointment. To schedule an inspection appointment send request to sales@ppivideo.com Online Bidding will begin on Friday, April 19th, 2013 a...

News: Sonnet Announces New Thunderbolt™ Interface Option for Award-Winning Qio™ Professiona Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
Qio™, Qio CF4, Qio E3 Available With Included Thunderbolt™ Interface and Thunderbolt Cable (Irvine, California--March 16, 2013) Sonnet Technologies today announced the launch of its Qio™, Qio CF4, and Qio E3 professional media readers w...

Re: Operation can't be completed because item "BPAV" is in use Barry O'Brien - 4 years ago
I will happily tell you what I find out about the LaCie Drive. I have really benefited from individuals on the forums at Creative Cow over the years who have saved me when I was having real problems. Here's what I will try today: 1.) Transfe...

Re: Tape not dead yet (again) tony west - 4 years ago
[Andrew Kimery] "XDCAM discs" I like those also, but I just did my first job yesterday with my new Sony F3 SxS cards. Love the look of that F3 Really really clean in the blacks....

Operation can't be completed because item "BPAV" is in use Barry O'Brien - 4 years ago
I finished shooting today with my Sony EX-1. Go to transfer BPAV file to my external LaCie Drive. Copying begins. Thirty seconds later it stops and window opens with this announcement: "Operation can't be completed because item "BPAV" is in use....

FOR SALE: Sony EX1R with accessories (London, UK) Sander Saar - 4 years ago
I'm selling my Sony EX1R, which was bought in August 2011 and has only been used for 108h total. Technically and cosmetically in very good condition (only one small usage mark, which is also on the pictures). Comes with all original and addi...

Due to medical reasons must liquidate entire HD production equipment-barely used -perfect shape Manuel Perez - 4 years ago
SELLING/LIQUIDATING A COMPLETE HD VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDIO/PACKAGE mperez13@optonline.net 203 292 8650 $24,500 All equipment listed below has been used very little –much of it is branD new-a...

Video stutter on pan and/or zoom Ken Cordes - 4 years ago
I have a problem that I just can't solve and I have done absolutely every imaginable way to trouble shoot the problem. My problem is that the video will snag or stutter on a pan or a zoom/pan. I never see the problem with a stationary shot ...

Sony F55 Workflow. Sony Content Browser. FCPX and finally, Prores422 Scott Foreman - 4 years ago
After days of annoyed trial and error, here's the recipe. For simple shoots which do not require RAW recording: Shoot with Sony F55 in MPEG mode. (trust me, it's higher compression but still beautiful) Copy ENTIRE SXS CARD to safe plac...


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Re: Remote field monitor Raymond Tarry - 4 years ago
Bill, I’ve been seeing a lot of small LCD monitors for sale like the ones on this web page: http://www.filmtools.com/camonboarmon.html I don’t know if they’re as good as the industry standard quality production monitors, but with all the...

Re: Workflow for getting HD422 into After Effects Chris Burns - 4 years ago
Sorry that's just some confusion on my part - for some reason I thought that UDF only recorded to the optical disc & FAT only recorded to the SxS cards....

Re: Workflow for getting HD422 into After Effects Ian Cook - 4 years ago
Sorry, not sure I follow-- where else could they go? You can only record UDF to SxS cards on the PMW100/200. It's called UDF because it allows an SxS card to utilize the file system used on XDCAM Optical Discs....

Working in 422 with XDCAM footage Ray Stanton - 4 years ago
I work on a daily web series and we just got a new Sony PMW-100 camera for our green screen studio. We have the camera set to shoot at 50 Mbps 1920x1080 29.97 in 422 color space (The highest the camera will go.) We used Sony HDV cameras before a...


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exFAT? External Hard Drive Format for Mac and PC interoperability Bob Cole - 4 years ago
My world (and possibly yours) is evolving from mainly-Mac to a mixture of Mac and PC. I'm curious as to how you are coping with the change, specifically as regards the exchange of data on portable hard drives. My workflow is 1. shoot to Sx...

Clip is on SD card but wont import to XDCAM Eve Myhill - 4 years ago
Hi There (aghh panic stations!!!) I filmed 102 clips on the sony ex3 yesterday. They were small clips and all fit onto the same sxs card. Whilst importing into XDCAM they all but one clip (the most important - the only interview) appear in...

News: ARRI teams with The Camera Store to demonstrate ALEXA Broadcast camera at BVE 2013 Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
(London, UK--February 22, 2013) ARRI has chosen a Vinten Osprey Elite pedestal plus a Vector 430 pan and tilt head from The Camera Store (a Vitec Group company) as part of an ALEXA camera demonstration scheduled for BVE 2013 in London's ExCel, 2...

Re: Can someone assist with an Alexa workflow - offline on FCP7, online on Smoke 2013? Gareth Randall - 4 years ago
Hi Thomas, Due to our workflow here, the grade has to happen inside Smoke, it's just not practical (for various reasons) to grade the ProRes files before taking the ARRIRAWs in to Smoke. I understand that Alexa will allow recording of ProR...

Re: Using a PMW-200 with SD01 Adaptor and SD cards - what the limitations? TJ McCormick - 4 years ago
Buying a PMW-200 means using SxS cards. I think Sony was a little premature touting their SxS to SD adapter, and should wait until the SD card can keep up with ALL the formats. as the last post said, using the SD card takes away the main feature...

Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina USB3 SXS Card Transfer speed Scott Goddard - 4 years ago
I have a late 2012 Macbook Pro 15" Retina. I have used this computer on many jobs connected to USB3 Drives without issue. Today I have an issue with a USB3 Sony SBAC-US20 SXS Card Reader. Through XDCAM transfer I am getting only x0.6 transfe...

Question for Ian Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Hi Ian.. The Sony Micro site,(which says up dated July 2012).. doesnt have the newest SXS UDF driver for mac. although its been out for a while and I down loaded it from another Sony site you posted a link to.. Is there a Sony site tha...

News: ARRI ALEXA System Refreshed With New XT Models Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
(Munich--February 20, 2013) With the ALEXA XT cameras (Xtended Technology) ARRI is refreshing its ALEXA product line, incorporating new features inspired by feedback from professional users. The ALEXA XT, ALEXA XT M, ALEXA XT Plus and ALEXA XT S...

News: XR Module ALEXA Upgrade For In-Camera ARRIRAW Recording Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
(Munich--February 20, 2013) Concurrent with its refresh of the ALEXA family with four new ALEXA XT models, ARRI is offering an upgrade that equips all existing ALEXA cameras with one of the major features of the XT configuration: the new XR Modu...

News: ARRI and CODEX Co-Develop XR Module For In-Camera ARRIRAW Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
(Munich--February 20, 2013) ARRI and Codex have co-developed a new upgrade option for all ALEXA cameras that allows internal recording of ARRIRAW up to 120 fps. The XR Module is an affordable new side panel with various in-camera recording optio...

Using a PMW-200 with SD01 Adaptor and SD cards - what the limitations? Harjite Dosanjh - 4 years ago
Hi guys, So whats the deal here? You can buy an adaptor and use SD cards at a fraction of the cost to buying lots of SxS cards, where's the catch??!! Im looking at buying a PMW-200 to shoot weddings on and to transfer media on the day to ...

Selling My Sony EX1 for a 5D Mark III - Crazy? Lillian Young - 4 years ago
I'm not a pro videographer. I shoot mainly to provide quality videos of my friends' nightclub performances. That was years ago when the Sony PMW EX1 first came out. Times have changed. I also added the Canon 5D Mark II to my tools. Over ti...

Problem with files transported from EX3 Maciej Zauszkiewicz - 4 years ago
I get the files from SXS card which was recorded on EX 3, by transporting them to FCP. That files became .mov but i would want to edit them on PC on AVID or Premiere itis possible to play them in VLC but when trying to do something more at least...

Re: Trying to use Sony U1 pro disc drive for archiving EX files out of MacPro Mike Garrison - 4 years ago
Thanks Ian. I installed the driver and was able to File>Export to Sony XDCAM, out of a FCP timeline. This created a MXF file. The export action booted up the U1 drive and it appeared to burn the MXF file off onto Pro Disc. But as a test,...

Re: Extracting just audio from .mxf files Ian Cook - 4 years ago
No, this isn't really possible with off-the-shelf tools. We can access the raw, non-interleaved audio and video .mxfs when we record to optical disc but this directory is not accessible on the SxS UDF recordings. Even if it was they are not in t...

Re: Prelude...why? Harvey Goldberg - 4 years ago
I work for ABC News which is almost entirely Avid based. I think I am the only one using Adobe. Most of what I do now is XDCam disk, but it will be changing to SxS cards. Sony has a browser that transfers the entire contents of a card...but it...

Re: XDCAM Optical disk will not mount on MBP Ian Cook - 4 years ago
1. do you have the FAM driver installed? http://www.sony.com/xdcam-downloads -->Applications Plugins and Drivers -->SxS and i.LINK FAM Drivers 2. is the i.LINK mode on the camera set to FAM and not AVC?...

F3 Sony PMW-F3 camera Michael Palmer - 4 years ago
I'm selling my Sony F3 camera body, with 504 system hours of use, It will come with the Berkey System top mounting plate and front plate, THE ORIGINAL PL LENS MOUNT, the original Sony mic, Swit 4-pin XLR to dc power adapter, and 1- Sony BP-U30 a...

Re: Proxy workflow with EX-3 or edit natively Chris Detjen - 4 years ago
A quick follow up, we ended up siding with your latter recommendation due to tight schedule of the crew--had little time to render proxies. We ended up Fed-Ex-ing the SxS cards overnight. I was able to start cutting right away with Premiere. End...

Question for Michael Palmer concerning my Nanoflash and EX3 Bob O'Brien - 4 years ago
Michael, I address this question to you because you seem to be a strong supporter of your Nanoflash. I bought one in December to use with my EX3. I have used it on a few shoots so far (inconjunction with the SxS cards as a back up). I am r...

Re: pmw-200 workflow Ian Cook - 4 years ago
If you shoot in FAT (EX) mode, no. If you shoot in UDF (XDCAM) mode, not really. Keep in mind that the EX workflow was built on the MXF workflow for XDCAM which had been around for some time already. The tools and workflow are very similar. We s...

Re: XDCAM for Windows Adobe Premiere Ian Cook - 4 years ago
The driver is not built in to any operating system. You will always need a driver. The camera may go into PC Remote without it but you will never see the correct file system. Both drivers are at http://www.sony.com/xdcam-downloads under Applicat...

pmw-200 workflow TJ McCormick - 4 years ago
i use the new sony pmw-200 camera, and i have some questions regarding workflow. 1) i tried to offload some UDF 422 footage directly to my macbook pro, running 10.7 os. i used the optional sbac-us10 sxs reader, and i started a file transfer. ...

Re: JVC HM650 Ron Pestes - 4 years ago
I have the 600 if that helps at all. I sold my EX-3 for this camera due to all the features and long lens and so far it has been great. Very low noise in low light. About as good as the -3 even though it has smaller sensors. Also, shooting in .m...

Re: On set dailies from the Alexa using PIX 240 or Gemini 4:4:4: Raymond Tarry - 4 years ago
Thanks Michael, very good advice. According to this recent article - http://www.arri.com/news.html?article=938&cHash=798406a55c7190f6f0c0b5a83eae2de5 Pro Res 4444 recorded to SXS Cards in Camera is plenty adequate for theatrical, so Arri Raw i...

Sony PMW-200 and Premiere Pro David Ilsley - 4 years ago
I am considering purchasing the PMW-200 but want to know if the larger video files (UDF format on SxS cards) give Premiere Pro 5.5 any problems in the editing process. I am currently editing Sony AVCHD files with no problems. David...

premiere cs6 and ex3 file problems herve Van Craeyveld - 4 years ago
the clips are ok in ex3 cam on sxs, when i copy them via sony clip browser or via copy paste explorer some there are random errors in clips, most of teh clips are ok but 1 over 50 +- is corrupt. Wen i play them in cs6 is some frames i see part o...

Sony Browser not seeing optical disk Clip file Harvey Goldberg - 4 years ago
I am moving to a new computer and having trouble with Sony software. I can see HD files shot by a PMW-100 on SxS cards in the XDCam Browser, however I cannot see the clip file from an SD XDCam optical disk...I have tried on both a U1 Disk Drive...

Comatibility of PMW-EX3 with FCP 6 Joe Widmer - 4 years ago
Hi folks. I am interested in getting the Sony PMW-EX3 camera. I am currently using Final Cut Studio 2 on a PowerMac G5 with OSX 10.4.11. Does anyone here have experience using this combination? I am planning on also getting the Sony SBAC-US10 Sx...

HP: Shooting on the Cutting Edge Shane Hurlbut - 4 years ago
Shane Hurlbut's pioneering digital cinematography has helped change the industry. He's now transforming his own workflow with HP DreamColor displays and the 17-inch HP EliteBook Mobile Workstation....

HP: Shooting on the Cutting Edge Shane Hurlbut - 4 years ago
Shane Hurlbut's pioneering digital cinematography has helped change the industry. He's now transforming his own workflow with HP DreamColor displays and the 17-inch HP EliteBook Mobile Workstation....


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Re: Deleting multiple catalogs in CatDV? Geir Ove - 4 years ago
I understand that for some productions there is no good idea to have a function for deleting multiple catalogs, But the way we use CatDV it would be a nice feature. We mostly use CatDV for logging purpose, using the Verbatim logger and export...

Re: SXS Cards Don Greening - 4 years ago
[Michael Slowe] ""You pays yer money and takes your choice"." Here in North America it's "You pays yer money you takes yer chances." I also agree with your sage advice, Michael. I have never had an issue with Sony SxS Pro Memory cards. ...

Re: SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
Thanks, Michael for your suggestion. I agree. Mims...

Re: SXS Cards Michael Slowe - 4 years ago
William, as I'm sure the others will tell you, the image quality shouldn't differ at all, as your test indicates. The difference would be with regard to security. The reliability of the Pro S X S Sony cards is absolutely first rate. There have...

Re: SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
I appreciate all of you whom I respect for your knowledge of this system and the reason I started this thread was to see the quality of the SxS vs. the MxR+SDHC cards, since I have not been able to use the Sony SxS card from day one. (I now have...

Re: SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
It came in the box from Sony. Mims...

Re: SXS Cards Mike Drew - 4 years ago
William, is the SXS reader a Sony or Sonnet unit? Mike Mike Drew Avid AE Shake Flame...

Proxy workflow with EX-3 or edit natively Chris Detjen - 4 years ago
Looking for help to establish the best workflow for an upcoming project described below. A reference to existing forum post that explains a proven workflow, or suggestions here are welcome. I apologize in advance if this has been covered multipl...

Re: SXS Cards Michael Slowe - 4 years ago
William,you are getting the files from the camera on to your computer direct aren't you? I mean, using the supplied lead with the EX you go into a USB input, agree the connection when asked by the camera, and see the cards? Is this not suffi...

Re: SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
Mike: A cable with a USB male at one end that plugs into my computer and at the other end is a black reader that you push the SXS card into in order to upload the SXS into the computer. (This is a tower computer that does not have the SXS slot ...

Re: SXS Cards Mike Drew - 4 years ago
When you say "the computer via the supplied USB/ SXS plug (slot for the SXS to slip into.)" are you talking about an express card slot in the computer or an external SXS card reader? If it the external reader is it the Sony one? I think I know...

Re: SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
Mike: Thanks for that suggestion. I did have the drivers installed, however the camera was not detecting the software. I reinstalled the drivers thanks to your link (Which I could not find on the Sony Support site) For the first time in four y...

Re: SXS Cards Mike Drew - 4 years ago
This might sound simple but have you installed the sony SxS drivers? http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/micro-xdcam/resource.downloads.bbsccms-assets-micro-xdcam-downloads-XDCAMSoftwareDownload.shtml#apps Mike Drew Avid AE Shake Flame...

Re: XDCAM EX3 MP4 files no preview in Finder (MAC) Don Greening - 4 years ago
[Akmal Dahlan] "any ideas on how do I make the preview available in finder? Do i need some specific codec for it to show?" You need the Sony XDCAM EX codecs present and active on your system in order to view the raw files directly from the Sx...

Re: SXS Cards Don Greening - 4 years ago
The camera to computer connection works via the camera's USB port. With the camera turned OFF connect it to your computer. Turn on the camera and in the viewfinder will be a message asking if you want to connect via USB. Choose YES and wait for ...

Re: SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
Don: Here is the info on my system: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 940@2.93Hz 12.0 GB 64-bit Operating System (Vista Business) Three additional external hard drives adding up to another 3 TBs of data storage for video files. Mims...

Re: SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
Yes, when I bought the camera I had the problem immediately so I purchased MxR Expresscard readers and started using 16GB SDHC cards. It has worked fine. (I am in the process of doing a project that needs to have the highest quality so I want to...

Re: SXS Cards Don Greening - 4 years ago
You haven't provided enough information to make an educated guess as to what the problem might be. Computer platform? Are you using USB to connect your camera to your computer? Are you using the camera to transfer media or just the cards? Wh...

Re: SXS Cards Michael Palmer - 4 years ago
So you can play the footage on the camera? If so the computer may not be recognizing the connection to the camera. try another cable/computer port or another computer. Good Luck Michael Palmer...

SXS Cards William Mims - 4 years ago
I have two Sony SXS cards that came with my EX 3. I have shot footage on them, played them back in the camera and then attempted to upload them via Clip Browser. Clip browser and my computer does not show that the link even exist. Is this a co...

P2 Mini - Are the drivers ready from Panasonic? Tim Maloney - 4 years ago
Hi All, I'm mulling the next move within the P2 ecosystem. I am having a great time with my Sony FS700 for portrait interviews It replaced the very hand AF102 which performed very well. I Also shot shot a great Series of "Big Australia" l...

New mac & SxS drivers Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Just wondered.. got a new airbook will use USB3 SXS card reader.. UDF files.. Have down loaded the UDF driver.. I have a sonnet reader as back up.. if I have to use it and so need the SXS driver software.. do I have to manually take o...

Re: SxS Card - Lifespan/cycle count Ronan Quinn - 4 years ago
Hi folks, The Life cycle could be an indication of something wrong with the card if it was particularly low based on your usage. I'd rather have access to this information if it was available. Ronan Quinn www.ronanquinn.ie www.fb.me/quinnvi...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
you may need the SXS drive software from the sonnet site too.. should be a link from the express card box in products...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Marshall Wetta - 4 years ago
Thanks, Robyn, that's what I thought but I wanted to check first. I already installed the SxS driver, as I'm using the Sonnet Echo Pro Thunderbolt SxS card reader. So, I hope I just need the UDF driver to kick the transfers up from a snail's ...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
sorry cant say 100% but pretty sure the UDF driver isnt specific to the 500.. just any Sony camera that can generate UDF files.. 200/500 PMW PDW 700/800.. I think.. Just need the UDF driver thats all.. and SXS device driver if you are usin...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Marshall Wetta - 4 years ago
Which UDF driver do you need to speed up downloads from the SxS cards via ShotPut Pro? I can only find the PMW-500 udf driver and don't want to cause any compatibility issues when I install it. Thanks!...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Marshall Wetta - 4 years ago
Which UDF driver do you need to speed up downloads from the SxS cards via ShotPut Pro? I can only find the PMW-500 udf driver and don't want to cause any compatibility issues when I install it. Thanks!...

FOR SALE: Sony EX1R XDCAM Full HD Camera Package Deal $4,000 Shipped! (Conti USA Only) Tony Velez - 4 years ago
Everything must go together. I have for sale a used Sony PMW-EX1R XDCAM EX Full HD Camcorder in great condition. I have always taken excellent care of it. It was always stored in my camera bag when I wasn’t shooting with it. The LCD screen loo...

Re: Workflow for Panasonic Z10000 Jerry Hatfield - 4 years ago
Edius will work with the files coming out of the Panasonic natively. If you need output to monitor, you can pick up an HD Spark card and have an SXS output for around $350. You still edit in dual stream but the out to monitor is SXS. If you wan...

On set dailies from the Alexa using PIX 240 or Gemini 4:4:4: Raymond Tarry - 4 years ago
Hello, I’ve seen this demonstration of the Arri Alexa and the PIX240 recorder with the idea of on-set real time dailies creation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTsA4oQS4Rg And this video: Gemini 4:4:4 Workflow: Recording Video & ARRIRAW ...

Re: Device Explorer and hard drives? Bob Mark - 4 years ago
Thanks for the replies. I should have supplied some more info. I'm using Vegas Pro 12 64 bit. I copied the entire contents of the SxS card to the hard drive. When I go to the BPVA folder with Device Explorer, "open" is grayed out. I also, have a...

Sonnet's Thunderbolt to ExpressCard Reader John Heagy - 4 years ago
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/860811-REG/Sonnet_ECHOPRO_E34_Echo_Pro_ExpressCard_34_Thunderbolt.html Looks like a fast cheap alternative to Sony's USB reader. Lots of good reviews on B&H's site. Has anybody tried it with Alexa f...

Sonnet's Thunderbolt to ExpressCard Reader John Heagy - 4 years ago
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/860811-REG/Sonnet_ECHOPRO_E34_Echo_Pro_ExpressCard_34_Thunderbolt.html Looks like a fast cheap alternative to Sony's USB reader. Lots of good reviews on B&H's site. Has anybody tried it with Alexa f...

Re: EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Pushpanatha de Silva - 4 years ago
Hi Ian I am calling from Australia and would like to know which web site I have to access to download the new f/ware for my EX1 if possible with instructions. Thanks...

FS: Sony EX1 + WA lens, U60 battery, cards, zoom controller $3500 Shayne Weyker - 4 years ago
I'm selling my Sony EX1 (firmware 1.20, 620 hours) with accessories for $3500 plus cost of shipping. The camera works perfectly and looks mint except for a 2mm ding on the back and slight wear on the lettering on the back. It is missing the k...

Re: Reliable link to EX1 firmware update?? Martijn Roskam - 4 years ago
Hi Julian, Here another lost EX1 user who was dumb enough to think that he could update all the way from V1.02 to V1.30 (needed the update for using the 32GB SxS cards).. Could you provide me with your famous magical dropbox folder link? M...

Avid MC 6.5 + Sony Content Browser (XDCAM HD) - AMA and finishing workflow on a Mac, re-wrap to John Kim - 4 years ago
I'm somewhat new to XDCAM HD and could use some help. I'm editing footage that originated on a PMW-200. This is XDCAM HD source material that will be edited on a Mac Avid MC v6.5 to start. I understand that benefits of archiving the entir...

Re: Unlock all clips in XDCAM Browser Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Are your disc,s locked when you are down loading.. with my type 1 SXS cards.. if i down load with the write record tab on.. all the files are locked in Browser.. pull the tab and they are all unlocked.....

How Can I Only Proxy Files? Henry Hogan - 4 years ago
Hello, I am having a hard time viewing the proxy files. I extracted just the proxy files for transfer to a data DVD. Here is my dilemma: Our producer goes out into the field and shoots on XDCAM (either an optical disc or to an SxS card...

Re: Sony XDCAM HD AMA QT Issue Richard Sanchez - 4 years ago
If you have XDCAM Quicktime files, I'm guessing that somebody used Final Cut Pro to Log and Transfer those files first, and then handed them off to you. So, step 1, wag a disproving finger at those folks (mainly the ones who proposed the workfl...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Dan Montgomery - 4 years ago
John, Glad to hear you got it working! I'm jumping in here to subscribe to any posts to this thread as there are still people struggling. Doesn't appear to be anything we can do with ShotPut Pro to alleviate the pain of driver conflicts, ...

EX1 playback problems Rodney Hudson - 4 years ago
I sent my EX1 to an authorized service center to have the HD-SDI board repaired. It was tied-up for quite some time and now I have the camera back. I began testing the camera and came across a problem....when I shot a new clip I wanted to play i...

ARRI Alexa Digital Camera Package Kathleen Guilfoyle - 4 years ago
ARRI Alexa Digital Camera Package Comes With Alexa 3476 / VF 3757 SXS Pro set Alexa Power supply 10 foot Power Cable VF Mounting Bkt VF Cable short VF Cable medium Camera center handle Handle extension block Wedge adapter Arri SD...

locked files Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Not quite a FCP question.. but no answer on the XDCAM forum.. Using MBP 17inch exp card slot down loading 35 GB SXS type 1 (orange ones ) via XDCAM browser,and now Content browser.. if I down load a card with the write protect tab clicked o...

Re: 4:3 2k for the look of it Arri Alexan and FCP Alex Elkins - 4 years ago
Hi Viking, Sorry for taking a few days to respond. It's been very busy at work. [viking jonsson] "Could You tell me why the pal proxies would be a problem in more technical terms so I can talk with the post-sup about this. " It's not t...

Re: I heard horror stories about backing up Sony-PMW F3 files, anyone care to differ? Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Hi Viking XDCAM log and transfer is being discontinued .. I would use Content Browser.. free from Sony site.. you can copy your files,with a CRC checker(set in preferences under edit) view footage in the preview window export to ...

Re: I heard horror stories about backing up Sony-PMW F3 files, anyone care to differ? john sharaf - 4 years ago
Viking, Only possible horror story would be from computer illiterate source. First off, always use Sony SxS cards for highest reliability. Somewhat foolhardy to try and save money with purchase of cheap media. Whatever workflow you set...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Benjamin Bailey - 4 years ago
I am not having any luck what so ever. I have tried downloading the lastest SxS driver (SxS Device Drivers Installer for Mac OS 1.1.2.102220) that is linked to Sonnet's website, but my computer is giving me an error. "The installation failed. Th...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Stephen Rourke - 4 years ago
Any update on the updates?...

Re: What's your experience with xdcam/ex in Adobe PrP? Dennis Tzeng - 4 years ago
I've been editing with over 60 hours of XDCAM footage from both the optical discs of the PMW 350 and SxS cards from the EX3 mixed with Canon 7D DSLR footage on Premiere Pro CS5.5 and CS6 for the last two years for the Producer Guild's Produced B...

Re: software site Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Thanks Ian The top one is the site I use .. but doesnt have the latest drives or UDF drive.. or am i missing something here.. The sonnet site has a newer SXS device driver.. apart from their own driver for the echo.. ? Thanks...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver john sharaf - 4 years ago
I am successfully using the Sonnet TB Express 34 Adapter and Retina with 10.8.2 and the latest Sony drivers to download SxS cards from both the Alexa and F3's Using Shotput Pro to Checksum the speed with the Alexa at highest PR444 codec is ju...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Alexander Alexandrov - 4 years ago
has anyone tried this TB update from Apple: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1612 whether it fixes this issue? thx...

Re: XDCAM 422HD on SxS Cards Ian Cook - 4 years ago
The Log and Transfer plugin is for EX/FAT recordings only. It's also discontinued. You can use XDCAM Browser ro Contenct Browser to rewrap these to .mov on import....

XDCAM 422HD on SxS Cards Andrew McKee - 4 years ago
I'm trying to work with some footage shot on a PMW-500 in the 422HD format (ie as MXFs). I'm used to the usual BPAV structure of XDCAM EX footage working flawlessly through FCP7s Log and Transfer so I looked on Sony's site and found that an upda...

News: Sony Announces Pricing For New CineAlta 4k Cameras Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
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Re: Mac OS10.8.2 + SXS functions Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Hi Ian A bit confused.. link for SXS devices driver for Mac is listed as Version 1.05..? there is a 1.1 for windows.. Thanks again Robin...

Re: Mac OS10.8.2 + SXS functions Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Many thanks Ian Any news re the Sonnet reader.. Thanks for your time...

Re: Mac OS10.8.2 + SXS functions Ian Cook - 4 years ago
SxS Device Driver v 1.1 and UDF driver 2.1 have been qualified for Mountain Lion. device driver: http://www.sony.com/xdcam-downloads udf driver: http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/sxsudfdriver (The UDF driver will be posted to the main X...

Mac OS10.8.2 + SXS functions Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Hi Going to up grade to 10.8.2.. now 10.7.5.. MBP 17inch with express card. I shoot PMW500 50Mbps UDF. At the moment use exp card slot to down load SXS 1 32GB cards with XDCAM browser.. firewire out to ext HDD... All working fine.....

SLOG workflow FCP7 to Color Mickey Power - 4 years ago
Would any FCP7 users be able to describe their workflows editing SLOG footage shot on Sony F3, please. I've recently installed the SLOG firmware for a new documentary project and have shot some great material (all to internal SXS cards). I've...

Re: Very Slow SXS UDF File Transfers via Sonnet Thunderbolt SXS Adapter Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Ok glad it got sorted.. I had the same thing before.. thats why it sounded familiar...

Re: any possibility to recover footage from a formatted sxs card? Ian Cook - 4 years ago
Just for the record, this is inaccurate. As we now know, the camera does a secure overwrite of the data when you format (as opposed to a 'quick' format where only the allocation table is deleted...this is how XDCAM optical discs work). It does t...

SVP 12 Device Explorer does not select USB devices mark thompson - 4 years ago
I'm trying out a new camera and I'm uploading some clips. In the cam there are two SxS cards and if I connect to my computer (USB 2) I can see them as two disks (as expected). I can, windows explorer, copy the files to a folder and Vegas can wor...

Sony Card Reader (SBAC-US10) not recognized on my MacBook Pro Jordan Griffith - 4 years ago
I've done a lot of work with sony products on this laptop (2009 MacBook Pro) in the past all on OS 10.5. Recently upgraded to Lion (and updated to 10.8.2) and tried to offload some new footage (from Sony F3, 8GB SxS PRO Cards). Initially it w...

Re: SXS 1 Formating issue jean quelquechose - 4 years ago
Thanks a lot, I only answer now because I didn't get the notification on my email. I found the resolution for it, it was just a firmware to set up ;)...

Sony F3 with Gemini Anthony DeRose - 4 years ago
When shooting S-Log with F3 to a recorder like a gemini, what is the process in camera of setting it up correctly? I assume in the recorder you set it up for S-Log and the format you want to shoot, but what do you need to do to the F3 in ord...

Problems transfering XDCAM 50 422 to premiere CS 5.5 Serge Kouper - 4 years ago
Hi all,first post here. I'm trying to edit my XDCAM HD 50 422 footage with Premiere CS5.5, what i get is pretty jerky and sometimes stroboscopic, which is not acceptable. My PC seems to be more than ok for the job, so I suspect I am not doing ...

Problems transfering XDCAM 50 422 to premiere CS 5.5 Serge Kouper - 4 years ago
Hi all,first post here. I'm trying to edit my XDCAM HD 50 422 footage with Premiere CS5.5, what i get is pretty jerky and sometimes stroboscopic, which is not acceptable. My PC seems to be more than ok for the job, so I suspect I am not doing ...

Re: Very Slow SXS UDF File Transfers via Sonnet Thunderbolt SXS Adapter Bill Paris - 4 years ago
Robyn, Sure enough I didn't have the UDF driver installed on my new MBP...... dooooh! The folks at Sonnet were very helpful.... operator error! Thanks, Bill Paris Producer/Director of Photography Crew Hawaii Television www.crewhaw...

SxS pro cards Mel Melcer - 4 years ago
I just did a job on EX1 and I'm trying to import the footage. I used mostly standard SD cards with an adaptor, and it worked perfectly. But some of the footage is on the SxS Pro cards, and I can't get access to them. I downloaded the device driv...

Re: shooting out of EX1s for many clips and many editors Steve Kownacki - 4 years ago
I'm not familiar with the nano or samuri, but using a KiPro w/SDI you'll get a better key fron the 4:2:2 image, but the files will be much larger than the MP4s on the SxS (26 min per 32g SD card). Connecting the KiPro to a laptop you could easil...

Re: shooting out of EX1s for many clips and many editors Michael Johnston - 4 years ago
You could record to a Nano or ATMOS Samurai and then copy that to multiple hard drives. However, you'll still need someone to go through all of that footage and log the timecode for each minute clip with a description of each to give to the edi...

shooting out of EX1s for many clips and many editors Greg Ball - 4 years ago
I'm bidding on a project that will be shot green screen. There will end up being 2,000 1 minute clips edited. They would come in groups of 500 minute increments, with shooting happening every 2 weeks. My plan is to have 5 editors editing th...

Re: Xdcam hd422 problem steve knattress - 4 years ago
Can anyone confirm that their SxS xdcam ex hd422 imports into fcp7 1080i50 without any " problems" using a Mbp? Thanks Steve...


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Re: Huge Project-Looking for advice Mads Nybo Jørgensen - 4 years ago
Hey Greg, Difficult questions to answer as in that I would normally charge a client good money for that kind of consultancy. However, as we're all learning and helping one another, let me give you a few opinions as to how I would approach the...

Re: Very Slow SXS UDF File Transfers via Sonnet Thunderbolt SXS Adapter Bill Paris - 4 years ago
I'm going to try more tests today to see if I can isolate the problem...... will re-check the drivers. Thanks! Bill Paris Producer/Director of Photography Crew Hawaii Television www.crewhawaii.com...

Re: Huge Project-Looking for advice Greg Ball - 4 years ago
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Re: Green Specs And Dropout Blocks John Fishback - 4 years ago
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Re: Very Slow SXS UDF File Transfers via Sonnet Thunderbolt SXS Adapter Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Sorry if you know all this already.. From the Sony site there is a separate UDF driver ..besides the SXS devices driver.. I had read that people were having problems with the Sonnet card reader with 10.8.2.. but that a new driver from the...

Re: Very Slow SXS UDF File Transfers via Sonnet Thunderbolt SXS Adapter Bill Paris - 4 years ago
Robin, thanks for your response, I downloaded the driver, restarted the computer and had the same issue. I've contacted the tech support at Sonnet and hopefully will get a response tomorrow. I've been using the adapter with good results copyi...

Re: Very Slow SXS UDF File Transfers via Sonnet Thunderbolt SXS Adapter Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
do you have UDF driver installed..? or you might need the sxs driver from sonnet site for Os 10.8.2...

Re: XDCAM software update, FCP X Export to .mp4/.mxf Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
To use sonnet express card reader.. with 10.8.2 .. do you have to down load the sxs driver from the sonnet site.. ? or is the latest from the Sony XDCAM site ok with Sonnet /SXS card combination.....

Re: XDCAM software update, FCP X Export to .mp4/.mxf Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Hi Ian When up dating the SXS devices and UDF drive software.. 1 The SXS devices download has an un instal button,but UDF driver doesn't 2 Does the UDF driver need to be manually trashed before new one is installed.. or will it automa...

Very Slow SXS UDF File Transfers via Sonnet Thunderbolt SXS Adapter Bill Paris - 4 years ago
I'm getting very slow transfer speeds via the Sonnet SXS thunderbolt card reader when transferring UDF files from SXS cards to USB3 and/or FW800 portable drives through my brand new Non-Retina MBPro with Thunderbolt/USB3/FW800. For instance...

Unknown Media (A) Please Change Brad Serreno - 4 years ago
Hey Everyone, My name is Brad I currently did a shoot with an Sony F3 (V1.40) shooting onto SxS cards (Orange SBS-32G1) . For 2 days I worked with the same 4 cards and had no trouble offloading media and dubbing to hard drives.. At the end...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Vincent Kenis - 4 years ago
Thank You Gary...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
More information on this is in the Arri Forum including workarounds. http://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/294/826 basically it will be at least the middle of this month before a fix is out. gary adcock Studio37 Post a...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Vincent Kenis - 4 years ago
Hello, Any news, anyone ?...

Re: MEAD-MS01 vs e-films MxR Expresscard Bruce Rawlings - 4 years ago
I use SxS for paying jobs as if there was a problem with MxR adapter and Transcend cards then it would not be fair on the client. Having said that I have used the adapter system on some of my own productions since getting an EX1 back in February...

Re: MEAD-MS01 vs e-films MxR Expresscard Olly Lawer - 4 years ago
Totally agree. SxS cards are sooooo expensive compared to an alternative which is 'as reliable' by any standard (meaning those that use it haven't had a failure as far as I have scoped out). To match the number of cards I have with SxS cards...

Re: SXS-1 64 GB card problem with SBAC-US10 Card Reader Jacob Marks - 4 years ago
Thanks for the help! Got everything to work just fine with all the directions. The transfer speed is slow, but at least it's working....

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
[John-Michael Seng-Wheeler] "So it would apear the problem affects older Macs as well." The Thunderbolt related issue is only on the latest MBP's. Michael's is a different issue that can be fixed by re-installing the drivers when NOT using...

Re: SXS-1 64 GB card problem with SBAC-US10 Card Reader Tom Greenwood - 4 years ago
hey mate, i just got a 200 and posted about the same problem yesterday. This is the solution from Robin Probyn: "Not an editor but had the same issue come up when I started sending 50 Mbps files from PMW500.. everyone is used to the BPAV f...

SXS-1 64 GB card problem with SBAC-US10 Card Reader Jacob Marks - 4 years ago
Recently purchased equipment (Sony PMW-100 Camera, SXS-1 64 GB Memory Card, SBAC-US10 Card Reader) and I've been trying to test it all to make sure everything works. Main problem: The test footage that I've shot on the SXS-1 card is not showi...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver John-Michael Seng-Wheeler - 4 years ago
[gary adcock] "As has been mentioned here, this issue only affects 2012 MBP's running the latest 10.8.2 & latest TB firmware update. " This was just posted to CML: ------------------------------------------- All of a sudden my 17" macbo...

SxS cards and 10.8.2 Michael Sanders - 4 years ago
I stupidly installed OS X 10.8.2 which seems to break the Sony SxS driver. Disk Utility d reads as being in the machine but it won't mount. Has anyone else suffered from this and does anyone know of a fix - aside from the fix of making a dis...

kernel panic on boot screen paul schilens - 4 years ago
Please help me understand... I have been working on my Mac Pro 3,1 with a GeForce GTX 285 just fine. I'm importing footage via Sony SxS cards through a Sonnet Qio system. Everything was fine until the third card wouldn't read. I tried mult...

Re: Interlace problems steve knattress - 4 years ago
Thanks for your reply, as I said the vision problem was also on a broadcast monitor in 100% play. ( this was in a broadcast facility, Mac Pro and kona card) monitored on two broadcast monitors. The canvas frame at 100% also had the problem as...

Interlace problems steve knattress - 4 years ago
Sorry another interlace-ish problem, I have posted this in the sony ex forum but got no reply. Has any one else had problems with 1080i50 xdcam ex hd422 footage shot with pmw500 cameras I inherited a broadcast programme where the footage had...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
[Desmond Ford] "Any fix to this yet? " no, but I have been in touch with both parties and an update is due later in November. As has been mentioned here, this issue only affects 2012 MBP's running the latest 10.8.2 & latest TB firmware...

Re: Wanted: Sony PMW-EX3 Jay Gould - 4 years ago
I have one if anybody is still interested,236hrs Included:BP U30 BP U60, PHU 60HD, Kata bag, SXS adapter for additional external HD - not the PHU60 $7500.00 or trade? need two matching cams...

Xdcam hd422 problem steve knattress - 4 years ago
Has any one else had problems with xdcam ex hd422 footage shot with pmw500 cameras I inherited a programme where the footage had been transferred using sony log and transfer on a MBP into a FCP7 1080i50 interlaced timeline. The only files I h...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Desmond Ford - 4 years ago
Any fix to this yet?...

News: Sony Introduces Ultra-Fast SxS Pro+ Memory Cards For 4K Video Capture And High-Bandwidth Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
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Sub folder UDF mode Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
When i down load from SXS card in UDF mode I get 9 folders.One is called sub and seems to contain low res files of the originals.. are these proxy files..? I know proxy files can be recorded separately from the USB port.. are the contends of ...

PMW EX1R unaccessable? Bram Van Workum - 4 years ago
Hi, I'm new here so first of: I'm a 34 year old video fan who's trying to get into documentaries. To do this I got myself a PMW EX1R (second-hand). I've got 1 SxS 16GB card with it and i've filmed a few things that i want to import to my P...

unresponsive SD media Tiago Bartholo - 4 years ago
When I purchased my XDCAM EX3, I have bought two SxS cards of 8Gb each and as an alternative, given the prices for each SxS card are so high, I bought a Hoodman adaptor to be used with SD cards. I later bought some SD cards, two 8Gb by Sandis...

Sony USB3 SXS card reader Robin Probyn - 4 years ago
Thought I read some where the above was coming out.. and BUS powered .. or was i just dreaming .....

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver alex redding - 4 years ago
Thank you very much for the help...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Andrew Sweeting - 4 years ago
I'm using the latest Macbook Pro laptop with thunderbolt connection to the Sonnet Pro. It was working fine before the Apple update. Previous to the update I was able to drag and drop files to my desktop from SXS in the Sonnet. Please let me know...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
[alex redding] "Any news from Sonnet for a fix for this problem? I am having the same issue trying to use with my 2012 Macbook Pro. Very frustrating. " Unfortunately it is not sonnet's problem. Sony wrote the driver. The the only easy wo...

For Sale: Sony PMW-F3 Super35mm CineAlta Camera - mint condition Dennis Hingsberg - 4 years ago
Sony PMW-F3 Super35mm camera for sale $11,900 USD. Can ship from Toronto, Canada or Buffalo, NY to avoid any taxes or duties on your part. This is by far the best 35mm camera system I've ever owned. Purchased September 2011. - 12.5 to 13....

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver alex redding - 4 years ago
Any news from Sonnet for a fix for this problem? I am having the same issue trying to use with my 2012 Macbook Pro. Very frustrating....

Re: 2012 Retina MBP cannot see SxS card through Sonnet TB SxS adapter... Martin Muggee - 4 years ago
This thread explains the current situation: http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/142/879262#879262...

2012 Retina MBP cannot see SxS card through Sonnet TB SxS adapter... Dan Nastro - 4 years ago
I have a Sonnet TB express card reader that I've been using to transfer footage from a 64GB SxS on my 2011 iMac (10.8). Now I am trying to use the same workflow on a new 2012 Retina MBP but (with the drivers installed) the computer cannot see t...


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Re: Red DIT training and job opportunites Angelo Lorenzo - 4 years ago
Look into attending REDucation. If you're going to specialize in RED DIT, then a RED rocket is also a must. I wouldn't train so specifically for RED, but the other camera formats are easy enough to handle. I would get use to seeing the fil...

Re: PMW 200, grey card slot door Dean Longfield - 4 years ago
I never heard about the grey door being a pre-production model...but then again I never heard of a grey door for the SxS card slot either. Try calling Sony in New Jersey. So how do you like the camera's performance? Have you experimented wi...

Re: FCPX and skeuomorphism Oliver Peters - 4 years ago
[Bill Davis] "Time moves on. I once cared about Reel and Tape IDs - but now I don't." I think you're overlooking the point a bit. Reel IDs and/or Source IDs (even when we are talking about SxS cards) are the same thing. They are essential if ...

Re: XDCAM transfer problem with FCP 7 Dean Longfield - 4 years ago
XDCAM-EX records in 35mbps. XDCAM-EX cameras like the EX1, EX3, & PMW 320 record a maximum bit rate of 35mbps, (HQ). I believe XDCAM HD records HD422 at 50mbps. The XDCAM HD is optical disc based and XDCAM EX records onto SxS cards. However t...

Re: EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Tim Johnson - 4 years ago
Question Answered: You can't upgrade with the SxS card on the EX3. I was mistakenly told that you can, but just found out this morning that this is true of the EX1, but not the EX3. I upgraded from 1.05 directly to 1.20 with no problems us...

Re: EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Ian Cook - 4 years ago
EX1 and EX3 cannot be upgraded from the card. See the instructions with the firmware; it needs to be installed from a PC via a USB connection. The newer devices which were designed to be user-upgradeable can be versioned-up from the card. Th...

Re: Which XDCAM clip browswer and how to get it to work? Rafael Amador - 4 years ago
[delaney ruston] "Hello and thank you so much...but quick thing. In the past it is what i used to look at the clips. You are saying I need something called "tool"? What is wrong with the ckp browser one? " You are right, the Clip Browser is to ...

color correction etc with Flanders, FCP 7 and new MBP Leonard Levy - 4 years ago
Apple dropped my old 2009 MBP running snow leopard, and is replacing it with a new MBP with thunderbird and mountain Lion, so I'm racing to figure out how to set it up for downloading SxS cards, using it with eSATA drives and doing color correc...

Re: EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Dave Morrison - 4 years ago
Here's a great itemized list of the firmware changes from our own Ian Cook: http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/142/878810#878811...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Benjamin Bailey - 4 years ago
So I figured out a temporary fix. If you go into Disk Utility and create a disk image of the whole card. Make your Image Format: read/write, and then have your Encryption: None. This will create a exact copy of the card which can then be open...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
[Andrew Sweeting] "Any news on a new driver that solves the problem." As usual there are different camps reporting different issues. Sonnet and I have determined that the issue is specific to the Apple 2012 Laptops, but we are not sure if...

Re: EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Craig Seeman - 4 years ago
I'm not sure if the EX3 can be updated by SxS. I don't think so. Ian might want jump in on this. The EX1 can not. The EX1r can....

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Andrew Sweeting - 4 years ago
Any news on a new driver that solves the problem....

Re: EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Michael Palmer - 4 years ago
Sony didn't start out with allowing firmware updates by end users. The first update for the EX cameras was because they started selling the EX cameras before they were ready to work with their optional 60 gig hard drive system they were offering...

Re: EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Michael Slowe - 4 years ago
I can't see how you can possibly do this unless they mean that you have to download the firmware on to an S X S card which I've not heard before. PP's from a card yes but firmware? Are you anywhere near a Sony supplier who has there own engi...

EX3 Firmware Install from SxS Card Tim Johnson - 4 years ago
Hello, I've downloaded the EX3 Firmware from Sony, and had it explained to me that I need to upgrade step by step to avoid problems. My camera is running V1.05_0094, meaning that my steps will be: 1.10 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.20 ...

Re: 16 gig SXS card now only has 55 minutes Don Greening - 4 years ago
Mr. Palmer's 1st answer is correct. More recent versions of the XDCAM EX firmware will reduce the time on a 16G card from 57 to 55 min. A 32G SxS card goes from 116 min. to 112. - Don Don Greening A Vancouver Video Production Company Reelt...

Re: 16 gig SXS card now only has 55 minutes Bob Mark - 4 years ago
Maybe you can erase it with a computer and then reformat in the camera? Bob...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
The Issue seems to be with the latest 2012 laptops and possibly the latest TB firmware update from Apple. another good reason to never update in the middle of a project. gary adcock Studio37 Post and Production Workflow Cons...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Fabio Airaudi - 4 years ago
I understand, they've written that version is 1.1.0.03142 but the link is to 1.1.1.09040 I sent them an email to warn about the problem and their answer have been: >>Sonnet has had similar reports from other users and is investigating the pr...

Re: eSATA drives and SxS cards to Macbook Pro Steve Eisen - 4 years ago
T Bolt to eSata Hub. http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Lacie/9000186/ Steve Eisen Eisen Video Productions Vice President Chicago Creative Pro Users Group...

Re: 16 gig SXS card now only has 55 minutes Michael Palmer - 4 years ago
Two possible reasons I know of If you have upgraded your firmware it most likely changed how it reads and uses the memory. I'm sure this was it. Or If you had pulled the card before the camera was finished writing to the card you could have da...

eSATA drives and SxS cards to Macbook Pro Leonard Levy - 4 years ago
I'm trying to figure out how to set up a new macbook Pro ( NON RETINA) for esata media drives and to download SxS cards. question #1 Is it stable to run an eSATA media drives into the Newer Tech eSATA to USB 3.0 adapters (@$30) and then ...

16 gig SXS card now only has 55 minutes ron darby - 4 years ago
I have 4 Sony SXS cards for my EX3. 2 8 gig and 2 16 gig. For the last few years the 16 gig cards always had 57 minutes 1080P HQ when reformated (erased). Out of the blue one of my 16 gig SxS card now only shows 55 minutes 1080p HQ after forma...

Re: Advice for purchasing Macbook Pro Shane Ross - 4 years ago
[Leonard Levy] "At this point I plan to get a 15" 2.6GHz non Retina model with 8G RAM, an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1GB of GDDR5 graphics memory, 6G of L3 cache, and a 750G 7200RPM internal drive. Even though Apple will only offer it with 8G R...

Advice for purchasing Macbook Pro Leonard Levy - 4 years ago
I just went to pickup my old 2009 repaired Macbook pro from Apple and it turns out they dropped it and dented the case so they are giving me a new one valued at about $2000. However I can upgrade beyond that and am looking for some advice as to...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
[Fabio Airaudi] "Now I was trying to find on line the version I have (1.1.1.09040) but it seem to be disappeared. Very strange." That version of the driver is only on the Sonnet support page as far as I know. http://www.sonnettech.com/s...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Fabio Airaudi - 4 years ago
While the problem appeared I was using this driver version: "SxS_Device_Driver_mac_v1.1.1.09040" I downloaded it following the link from Arri's to Sony's website. At the page you mentioned (the same linked by Arry's website) now drivers are...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Fabio Airaudi - 4 years ago
The problem isn't related to the camera firmware. I can normally manage the media once downloaded from the SxS to an hard drive. You just can't move files from SxS media. (the most curious thing is that I can even play quicktime files on the c...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Julius Salarda - 4 years ago
Thank you very much sir, how about the coming 7.0 I mean? arri...

Re: Importing EX-3 SxS cards with Sony Vegas Pro 11 John Rofrano - 4 years ago
[Sean Lee] "Ahh, you nailed it! It's my work flow. I've been backing up the cards and working off of a hard drive, keeping the file structure intact when I should just be importing them"Yea, that doesn't mean that you shouldn't back that folder ...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Fabio Airaudi - 4 years ago
Just too late... I'm working on a movie in Alexa and this morning I found this beautiful surprise! Fortunately I managed to have my work done and don't get fired, but I could have been. Thank you, Apple! I paid three times a PC for my new Mac...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Ian Cook - 4 years ago
thanks, i'll check this out...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
You cannot modify UDF volumes via the Mac OS. You cannot copy anything from the volume. You cannot clone the SxS card You cannot modify the volume. the SxS call actually locks the machine up completely- good news is pulling the card...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Ian Cook - 4 years ago
yes, I saw what you wrote but it raised some questions and I was looking for specifics, i.e. what exactly happens when you try to copy, if there are any errors, whether you had a chance to observe if there was any change to the way UDF files beh...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
Yes Ian, That is the driver I am using. the issue- it was listed in the first post, did you just gloss over that? "It does not corrupt the media or contents of the SxS media- it just will not allow you to copy media from any format...

Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver Ian Cook - 4 years ago
Which version of the driver are you using? Is it this one: http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/mkt-recmedia/resource.downloads.bbsccms-assets-mkt-recmedia-downloads-upgrades.shtml Can you give a bit more detail re the symptom/behavior you're se...

WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
Hey everyone. A quick warning to everyone The Mountain Lion OSX 10.8.2 update that came out yesterday has broken the Sony SxS driver that is posted for use with the Sonnet Express Thunderbolt adaptor, Reports that other uses are also affe...

WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver gary adcock - 4 years ago
Hey everyone. A quick warning to everyone the Mountain Lion 10.8.2 update that came out yesterday has broken the Sony SxS driver that is posted for use with the Sonnet Express Thunderbolt adaptor, Reports that other uses are also affecte...

Re: Importing EX-3 SxS cards with Sony Vegas Pro 11 Sean Lee - 4 years ago
Ahh, you nailed it! It's my work flow. I've been backing up the cards and working off of a hard drive, keeping the file structure intact when I should just be importing them. I was worried that if anyone else did the editing with a different pro...

Re: Importing EX-3 SxS cards with Sony Vegas Pro 11 John Rofrano - 4 years ago
[Sean Lee] "Well thanks but that's a pain because you have to use double the amount of space to import them. I was wondering if there's any technical reason why... The mp4 files in their original form seem to edit fine."I'm not following you. Wh...

Re: Importing EX-3 SxS cards with Sony Vegas Pro 11 Steve Rhoden - 4 years ago
I understand, but if one has the cash, and you have two or three external Terabytes Hard drives, then space is of no relevance at all.....lol Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Editor & Compositor. Filmex Creative Media. 1-876-832-4956...

Re: Importing EX-3 SxS cards with Sony Vegas Pro 11 Sean Lee - 4 years ago
Well thanks but that's a pain because you have to use double the amount of space to import them. I was wondering if there's any technical reason why... The mp4 files in their original form seem to edit fine....

Re: Sony F3, Lion, FCP7 Ian Cook - 4 years ago
Re Importing files into current project and Import Destination folder: As you have probably seen, you set the Import folder within Browser's preferences. You can point this to any location on the system. If the file did not appear in your...

Re: Importing EX-3 SxS cards with Sony Vegas Pro 11 Steve Rhoden - 4 years ago
[Or is it best to have the files imported before working with them? At least that puts them all in one folder...] That's exactly what you need to do! Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Editor & Compositor. Filmex Creative Media. 1-876-832-49...

Importing EX-3 SxS cards with Sony Vegas Pro 11 Sean Lee - 4 years ago
Hi, I am importing using the device explorer and it is making another set of files and putting them into the documents folder under "imported media". Is there a way to have all the files imported to the timeline without capturing them? Other tha...

News: Sonnet and Sony Team Up to Offer Sonnet Ingest Products With Purchase of Sony® SxS PRO Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
'Read with Speed' Promotion Rewards Sony SxS Media Customers With Free Sonnet Thunderbolt™ Adapters or Multicard Readers (Irvine, California--September 1, 2012) Sonnet Technologies today announced that it is working with Sony Electronics In...

Sony PMW EX3 large file splitting Dafydd Bates - 4 years ago
Hi there Really hoping i can get some help. I am shooting on a PMW EX3 Onto SxS cards Editing in Premiere Pro cs4 On large shots over about 30/40 mins the files are being broken in to sub files. How do i stop it from doing this? and a...

Re: PMW-EX1 HD-SDI signal not recognized? Don Greening - 4 years ago
What do you hope to accomplish with the use of the SDI connection? If your intention is to use the camera as a deck to transfer files from the SxS cards then you can only do that via the USB port. - Don Don Greening A Vancouver Video Produc...

Re: Avid corrupting my footage? bruno silva - 4 years ago
Guys, thanks for the feedback. I agree it has to be corruption during copying. The cards are gone unfortunately. We've only discovered the bad files now while attempting to upres the project. I will def look into those copy verifying tools. W...


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News: Sonnet and Sony Team Up to Offer Sonnet Ingest Products With Purchase of Sony® SxS PRO Cow News Droid - 4 years ago
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Re: CS5.5 speech analysis with Sony EX-1 Nathan Halder - 4 years ago
Figured it out. I had converted some of my files to MXF instead of saving the entire file structure of the SxS card to my hard drive and then navigating in PP's Media Browser. That did the trick....


Results from Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Re: Questions before purchasing... Marco Solorio - 4 years ago
[Eric Santiago] "Marco which SSD are you testing with? Would appreciate a tip or two ;)" I purchased a couple of Crucial M4 512GB drives and also from SanDisk Extreme 480GB. So far, I like SanDisk Extreme the best. Until the camera starts sh...

Filming a Docu in 2012 London with the Sony PMW-100 Trevor Ward - 4 years ago
Trevor Ward has just returned from London where he was brought on to film a documentary during the games of 2012. The tour involved seventeen interviews, all over London, sometimes in a Cinéma Vérité style. Read the review based on his real-world exp...

Filming a Docu in 2012 London with the Sony PMW-100 Trevor Ward - 4 years ago
Trevor Ward has just returned from London where he was brought on to film a documentary during the games of 2012. The tour involved seventeen interviews, all over London, sometimes in a Cinéma Vérité style. Read the review based on his real-world exp...

Re: XDCAM File Sizes Change when Copied in Mountain Lion Louis Block - 4 years ago
Still haven't had a lot of time to get to the bottom of this, but today I had a job working with SoundDevices PIX240's. Transferring using my Mountain Lion system to 2 Mac-formatted drives via eSATA. No difference in file sizes. I still think i...

Re: Bus powered SXS card reader Craig Seeman - 5 years ago
Thunderbolt should be on Windows computers within a few weeks (Lenovo, Acer, Asus have announced). If someone has a Mac Bootcamped with Windows and already has this, they can test and post here. I think several people would be interested....

Re: Bus powered SXS card reader Ronnie Martin - 5 years ago
Will the reader mentioned above work with a PC or is it just for Mac? Thanks Ronnie Martin Ronnie Martin Kato Video Productions www.dirtracingvideo.com www.ramtv.tv...

Re: Bus powered SXS card reader Jim Cunningham - 5 years ago
Thanks Craig. As I start to transition to Tbolt, it good to see that adapters are becoming available. BTW, have you seen any cases to change over my OWC mini e-sata/FW800 to Tbolt/USB3/FW800 yet:-) Thanks again. Cheers, Jim...

Re: Lost Clips on EX1 SxS card... Keith Golinski - 5 years ago
When I first bought the camera 4 years ago I found that simply erasing the cards in my macbook pro express slot and not reformatting the cards in camera was causing the issues. This caused the cards to shoot with out a problem but when I would ...

Re: Bus powered SXS card reader Craig Seeman - 5 years ago
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/827757-REG/Sonnet_ECHO_E34_Echo_ExpressCard_34_Thunderbolt_Adapter.html...

Bus powered SXS card reader Jim Cunningham - 5 years ago
We seem to be seeing the elimination of Express card slots on the MBP. Are there any Bus Powered SxS card readers out there that folks could recommend? Thanks, Jim...

Re: Lost Clips on EX1 SxS card... delaney ruston - 5 years ago
Hi, what happened with this? I have only been shooting with the Sony EX1 for a couple of days. It worked OK but then i recorded for a 30 minute interview and I am positive it was recording and now when I transferred the footage to FCP thru X...

Re: XDCAM EX Export failure Don Greening - 5 years ago
Perhaps this 2 year old answer to a similar question may be useful to you: http://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/142/873993 If you need further enlightenment type the following into the search text box at the top of this page: "export ...

Re: Avid MC6 export to XDCAM HD SXS Scott Yun - 5 years ago
Hey Glenn, I don't know if its a file structure or not. I am able to import the file into the sxs card by using clip browser and play the video. Once I put the card into the camera, I'm getting a unplayable video. Is there a way to export out ...

Re: XDCAM File Sizes Change when Copied in Mountain Lion Louis Block - 5 years ago
I thought I was going crazy here. I also recently made the jump to Mountain Lion on my data wrangling machine. Though I do have ShotPut Pro, XDCam Transfer, and P2CMS, I still prefer using the finder level copy routine to make my copies. I've no...

XDCAM Export Failures Leon Gonzalez - 5 years ago
I'm trying to export Sony EXCAM footage back to a SxS card from Final Cut Pro 7.0.3. I keep getting an error that says: "GetMediaSampleReferences64 returned unexpected sample flags" My time line is set to HDTV 1080i - Pixel Aspect ratio: Squar...

XDCAM EX Export failure Leon Gonzalez - 5 years ago
I'm trying to export Sony EXCAM footage back to a SxS card from Final Cut Pro 7.0.3. I keep getting an error that says: "GetMediaSampleReferences64 returned unexpected sample flags" My time line is set to HDTV 1080i - Pixel Aspect ratio: Squar...

Re: Super camera Brent Dunn - 5 years ago
When the earthquake hit Japan, it created a shortage of tech related products including cameras and media cards. But there should be plenty of SxS cards by now. Check B & H. Brent Dunn Owner / Director / Editor DunnRight Films DunnRight Vi...

Re: Super camera Michael Johnston - 5 years ago
SxS cards are no harder to find than P2. It's a professional form of media so you can't just walk into Walmart or Best Buy to get them. SxS is going strong and is Sony's preferred media with new SxS cameras like the PMW100 and PMW200 recently ...

Super camera Gerard Richardson - 5 years ago
I just filmed a music video 2 weeks ago using the Sony EX3 and it was an awesome shoot, but one thing I don't like about this camera is how hard it is to get my hands on the SxS cards and readers, is it that this type of media is becoming obsole...

Re: SxS Card - Lifespan/cycle count Bob Cole - 5 years ago
No - my apologies back at ya' -- I should've figured that out! And it's good to know that the Status button had more to it than I realized. The good news is that my cards have plenty of life left in them. The bad news is that they'll probab...

Re: Avid MC6 export to XDCAM HD SXS Scott Yun - 5 years ago
Thanks Richard. Do you format your optical disk in UDF format or does it give you an option? Do you have to format the disk before you put the video on the disk? What I've done is connect the sxs card via thunderbolt, I have video on the car...

Re: SxS Card - Lifespan/cycle count Don Greening - 5 years ago
My sincere apologies, Bob. It's the STATUS button underneath the handle, not the DIPLAY BATT INFO button. *brain fade* - Don Don Greening A Vancouver Video Production Company Reeltime Videoworks www.reeltimevideoworks.com...

Re: SxS Card - Lifespan/cycle count Bob Cole - 5 years ago
Don, I wasn't able to find this menu. Could you please give me another hint? Thanks. Bob...

Re: Avid MC6 export to XDCAM HD SXS Richard Sanchez - 5 years ago
Gotcha. I haven't used that camera, so I didn't know that worked but it makes sense. What process did you use the export the file? I do this all the time on 5.5, granted I'm exporting to XDCAM optical discs, but as long as your cards are fo...

Re: Avid MC6 export to XDCAM HD SXS Glenn Sakatch - 5 years ago
I don't know much about the SxS cards, but if the structure is your only problem, you can create that with a virtual xdcam export. I usually do this, then copy the entire structure to our U1 drive. (anytime i output xdcam its for distribution ...

Re: Avid MC6 export to XDCAM HD SXS Scott Yun - 5 years ago
I am using the PMW 500 which is xdcam on sxs cards. The cards are formated in UDF mode not Fat 32. Avid does output to the sxs card at 35 mbps mxf format. I can see it using xdcam transfer and on the sxs card, but not when I put it back back ...

Re: Avid MC6 export to XDCAM HD SXS Richard Sanchez - 5 years ago
I don't think XDCAM HD can be written to SxS cards. SxS cards typically record XDCAM EX. Using the Output to Device feature you can export to XDCAM optical discs as XDCAM HD (35 Mbs) or XDCAM HD 50 Mps using an F1600 in PC mode, or a U1 or U2 ...

Avid MC6 export to XDCAM HD SXS Scott Yun - 5 years ago
I have been trying to export video to sxs card via thunderbolt as xdcam hd 1440x1080 60i 35mbps. I can get the video to the card and see it on the sxs card, but when I put the card into the camera, I don't see the video since I believe it is mi...

XDCAM HD & EX best practices? Stewart Grinton - 5 years ago
I've done a bunch of searches on the topic but haven't quite found the info I'm looking for. I'll describe my current workflow and if you kind folks have any pointers or constructive criticism I'd love to hear it. Background: We shoot XDC...

Re: So... The 17" Mac Book Pro is Confirmed dead? Gary Huff - 5 years ago
[gary adcock] "Sonnet makes a working Express card reader that I use almost daily. Handles Sony SxS cards and 3/4 xpress adapters like those for FW, eSata and card readers, works like a charm. I bought mine for less than $150." And it's anoth...

Re: So... The 17" Mac Book Pro is Confirmed dead? gary adcock - 5 years ago
[Gary Huff] "I have the 17", mostly because I wanted ExpressCard. I would have gotten the 15" instead of it had come with that slot." Sonnet makes a working Express card reader that I use almost daily. Handles Sony SxS cards and 3/4 xpress a...

Re: Avid - Alexa, RED, and LUT question. Oliver Peters - 5 years ago
[Michael Phillips] "I also don't know for Arri whether it sends the 8 character Reel_Name or the entire Filename" The ALEXA assigns a clip name like this: A001C001_120613_R259.mov The reel ID it embeds for this is: A001R259 This reel ID c...

Re: Avid - Alexa, RED, and LUT question. Oliver Peters - 5 years ago
"Before it slips away I wanted to ask about another method we came across. Are you familiar with either of these devices; Sound Devices PIX 240 or an AJA Ki Pro Mini?" Yes, and I've had mixed results. I do not advocate using these (outside of...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Dean Longfield - 5 years ago
4:2:2 on a small camera with 1/2" chips. That's a good thing. I'm also very happy about the 4 channels of audio that I believe it has. Plus the audio select & control switches are all on the left side of the camera, which is good, (I don't m...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Robin Probyn - 5 years ago
Whats this whole SDHC card thing.. if you are a professional camera person.. its your source of income then you invest in the gear you need for your market.. if you are lower on the ladder you can buy this camera and use SD cards.. yes much c...

Re: The way over due PMW200 MPEG422HD Michael Johnston - 5 years ago
First, I can't believe people are already complaining about what this camera doesn't have. Second, no current SDHC card on the market can handle writing at 50Mbs. The top level card can only capture at 45Mbs. Put in a SDHC card in this camera...

Re: XDCAM-PMW200 MPEG422HD Ron Pestes - 5 years ago
I wish they would have dropped the SXS card and gone with cheaper more reliable SDHC cards. My EX-3 is limited by how many SXS cards I can afford. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 Adobe...

XDCAM-PMW200 MPEG422HD Don Greening - 5 years ago
It's called the XDCAM-PMW200 and it looks like a direct replacement for the EX1R. MPEG422HD 50Mbit recording on UDF formatted SxS cards. Still records 35 Mbit XDCAM EX format if you want, but the cards have to be formatted in FAT32. http://pro....

Re: Sony Clip Browser Ian Cook - 5 years ago
In one of the Explorer windows on the left, navigate to the folder containing the archive/copy. Once Browser sees the folder it should place an EX overlay on it (identifying it as a folder with EX clips) and display the contents of the archive j...

Canon XF100 rentals in Los Angeles? Angelo Lorenzo - 5 years ago
Anyone know of an LA rental house with these in stock for about $200 a day? Need to film some behind-the-scenes and don't want to deal with P2 or SxS media (renting the reader), but the XF100 doesn't seem like a popular camera. Angelo Lorenzo ...

Re: Large Ex1 file t Joel Roberts - 5 years ago
Thanks for your quick responses guys, The thing is I do not have the actual SxS card itself or the camera. All I have is this folder of the above mentioned files. Will the transfer software still work with just these files? Also I have bee...

Large Ex1 file t Joel Roberts - 5 years ago
Hi Guys, hope you can help. I have a large clip (20 mins long) which will not import straight into FCP7 vie log and transfer. I've extracted the file info from the SXS Card onto my Macbook an have ended up with a folder containing 5 files-...

XDCAM browser NANO Flasf MXF files issues Joe Biscotti - 5 years ago
Oh Learned Cow, I just upgraded to XDcam Browser v2.1 for win and I can't read files made by a nano flash. The Flash is recording MXF 1080i/59.94 Long Goop. My problem is XDCAM browser does NOT see the clips. Its sees the CF card and the...


Results from Media 100

Re: Panasonic AG-AF100 and M100 Bob Slenker - 5 years ago
Media 100 Suite imports AVCHD footage via a third party app called "Clip Wrap." When you go to import and see all the file options ( P2, SxS, etc.), you select AVCHD and it automatically opens Clip Wrap. Clip Wrap converts the clips to a file ...

Re: SONY F3 - S-log Peter Fuhrman - 5 years ago
Just double checking here, the ROOT folder on the SxS card is the BPAV folder correct? Thank you, Peter...

Re: F70/F30 FAM and Lion Eric Santiago - 5 years ago
I think I found the FAM 2.3.2 hidden in the SXS section. Crossing fingers :)...

Re: SxS Card - Lifespan/cycle count Don Greening - 5 years ago
The EX1R can display the life percentage of SxS cards if you press the DISPLAY BATT INFO button underneath the handle. Use the joystick to scroll through the screens until you arrive at the battery/card life screen. - Don Don Greening A Van...

How can I make 3D TV watchable framepacked files from twin SD (not HD) captures ? peter wicks - 5 years ago
Hi 3D'ers, I'm using BlackMagic DL HD 3D Extreme, with CS 5.5, and I want to make 3D TV compatible files out of interlaced pal, from twin SD 4X3 cameras, recorded on Digital8 tape. I'm not wanting anaglyph or auto-stereoscopic 3D, but compatibl...

Re: SxS Card that worked for months now reading as "unsupported media" after using it in a diff Mary Catherine Brouder - 5 years ago
thank you so very very very much! after i reformatted to msdos/fat 32 in the mac, i reformatted the card in-camera, according to your instructions, and voila! it worked!!! thank you so much! best, mc...

XDCAM Vanishing Clips James Blackburn - 5 years ago
Hello, I have just finished filming and returned to back up the my 32GB Original SxS Card from my EX3 There appears to me 2 clips from the start of the day are missing. I checked the BPAV folder structure and the clips start CAM_0003_01...

Re: SxS and the new MBP 15" Retina steve knattress - 5 years ago
Does it work to read SxS cards with AMA on an avid? or Log and transfer on fcp? any one tried to see if it can use the current drivers on a mac? Steve...

OS 10.7.4 and errors with Transfer window anthony Faulkner - 5 years ago
I recently got a new mac, OS 10.7.4 with the transfer window software 2.12 I use the Sony SxS card reader. When I open the transfer window software things are different than they used to be. 1)It won't recognise the BPAV folder only ...

Re: FCP problems with EX3 footage Rafael Amador - 5 years ago
[paul whitby] "PROJECT in FCP: - 1920 x 1080 - HDTV 1080i(16:9) - compressor H.264 " Why you have "Compressor H264", if you are editing EX-1 footage? No sense. Set native EX-1 or Prores. The second one will be the best option if your s...

Re: XDCAM transfer from SxS card via OCI slot issue Paul Redgrove - 5 years ago
Cracked it...knew it would be something daft and it was...having just rebuilt the Mac for a busy summer installed the SxS PRO driver and not the UDF which seems to have solved the problem Ta...

structure invalide Sead Dizdarevic - 5 years ago
Hi, I have two files that i can't open or transfer.It seems like that structure of BPAV Folder is incorrect. I can see that file in folder(3 gig or so),but no way that i can open it to see it or transfer. When using EX clip browser it says "p...

Re: XDCAM transfer from SxS card via OCI slot issue Ian Cook - 5 years ago
There's no setting that would affect this with SxS. It's probably a conflict with the PCI card. Try removing/reinstalling and reloading the driver. Otherwise take a look in the Activity Monitor to confirm where the system resources are being eat...

XDCAM transfer from SxS card via OCI slot issue Paul Redgrove - 5 years ago
Hi All I'm using XDCAM transfer to import shots from SxS into FCP v7 but the transfer rate has suddenly slowed to a crawl. It occurs on a colleague laptop as well but never on mine until now - bit of a problem as we have to turn around our sh...

Re: Sony SxS pro XDCAM EX memory cards in Final Cut Marty Roberts - 5 years ago
I can't seem to find this download anywhere....PLEASE HELP! XDCAM_EX_Log_and_Transfer_Plugin_1_0_0...

Re: Firmware question Ian Cook - 5 years ago
1.05: 1) Corrections to 'media error' conditions when playing back S+Q clips 2) Improvements to stability of real time clock 3) Improvements when syncing externally via GenLock 4) Improvements to Time Code generator, specifically addressin...

Re: Reliable link to EX1 firmware update?? Julian Masters - 5 years ago
No problem Igor. You only need to use the 1.10 if you intend to update it further. I've also added 1.26 and 1.30 (which I hadn't seen before) to dropbox. 1.26 improves the error processing on SXS cards, while 1.30 just looks it adds XQD memor...

Mint Sony PMW EX-3 With Warranty til 5/2013 (with Free EX3case / SXS) Nick Stoian - 5 years ago
***** Mint Sony PMW EX3 **** - $7199 INCLUDES WARRANTY TIL 5/3/2013 FROM SONY Includes a portabrace bag worth 299.00 & 1Sony 8GB SXS Card Worth 350.00 YOUR SAVING 1200.00 PLUS 650.00 IN FREE ACCESSORIES AND YOU DONT HAVE TO WAIT 2-3 MONTHS ...

Re: XDR or Nano files recorded to PDW-U2 Ian Cook - 5 years ago
It has an XDCAM encoding chip in it and can record in the XDCAM codecs. It will also allow you to record with settings that are compliant with XDCAM formats but which cannot be copied to XDCAM media. If you want to be able to play back on an XDC...

Re: XDCAM EX Clips corrupted after opening in CS6 Kate Weatherall - 5 years ago
Hello Gerry, Hey I've had the "from what i can see" exact same problem. I edit in the Native format, Import the way adobe recommends too from the sxs cards. I was paranoid that the camera was corrupting the files when i managed to get hold...

Re: SxS Card that worked for months now reading as "unsupported media" after using it in a diff Ian Cook - 5 years ago
The symptom (especially the 79% formatting) sounds like firmware but a 16 GB SxS pro is an old card and should work fine in any EX hardware. Try reformatting in the camera (Others menu-->Format Media-->Select the A or B slot), recording and tran...

SxS Card that worked for months now reading as "unsupported media" after using it in a differen Mary Catherine Brouder - 5 years ago
Hi all! I have a problem and it's driving me crazy! Any help would be much appreciated! I purchased a Sony EX1R this past Christmas from B&H, which came with a 16gb XDCAM SxS card, and I've been using it and enjoying it very much. Howev...

XDCAM Browser v2.1 Robin Probyn - 5 years ago
Unlike v2.. now if i put a shot SXS card into express slot(but presumably the same with card reader) if the card has the WP button clicked over .. all the thumbnails come up with a padlock icon on them.. They play in preview window ok.. but c...

3D Wildlife by Visual Impact and RockSolid Remotes Werner Uys - 5 years ago
The brief of this shoot was simple. Mount two Arri Alexas on a Libra Head, and shoot beautiful landscapes and wildlife in 3D from a helicopter. The challenge this shoot posed was actually mounting the Pro Ultra Rig on the Libra Head. The Pro ...


Results from NAB Expo

NAB 2012: A Wide Open Future Bob Zelin - 5 years ago
Industry leader, visionary, and wielder of baseball bats and shotguns Bob Zelin takes a look at the world through NAB-colored glasses and sees that, from now on, anything goes....

Zelinizing NAB 2012! Bob Zelin: The Future is Wide Open Bob Zelin - 5 years ago
Industry leader, visionary, and wielder of baseball bats and shotguns Bob Zelin takes a look at the world through NAB-colored glasses and sees that, from now on, anything goes....

Re: EX-1 and FAT32 drives Don Greening - 5 years ago
[Robin Probyn] "wonder why neither Ian or Don mentioned it ? " Because there are a number of limitations and disadvantages that makes exFAT unsuitable for widespread use at this time. Just have a look at all the issues with using exFAT in the...


Results from NextoDI

Reformat/Rename cards Tim Maloney - 5 years ago
Hi All, I really like the idea of this unit. I drag around a QIO, Macbookpro and raided storage to copy from P2, SxS and Go Pros. I am fastidious after copying using shot put pro, in renaming the cards so as I know what is what the next...

Re: EX-1 and FAT32 drives Robin Probyn - 5 years ago
Thanks Ian So am I right in the following Do not down load UDF SXS cards to a FAT formatted ext HDD.. (to be sent to clients) . Recording in FAT mode its ok to down load to a FAT format drive (as its FAT anyway) Does that mean that a...

Re: SxS and the new MBP 15" Retina Craig Seeman - 5 years ago
That's an easy one. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/827757-REG/Sonnet_ECHO_E34_Echo_ExpressCard_34_Thunderbolt_Adapter.html...

Re: The Storm Tim Wilson - 5 years ago
[Rick Lang] "Jeremy: "Looks like it's available in July.  I just read it in fine print on retina MBP tech specs." Thanks for finding the Thunderbolt to Firewire adapter!" The Thunderbolt/GigE adapter is already in the Apple store for $29...

SxS and the new MBP 15" Retina Jim Cunningham - 5 years ago
I will probably upgrade laptops to the new Retina MBP 15"(for field editing)but am waiting for the infrastructure to catch up. The older MBP had Express 34 ports, the new one only SD, USB 3 & TBolt. Any thoughts re: adapters for SxS input? A...

Sony PMW F3 -- Transferring Footage -- Drag and Drop or XD-CAM Browser? Sagar Desai - 5 years ago
I will be working on a shoot using the Sony PMW-F3 and I wanted to know if I'm transferring an SxS Card to multiple hard drives...Is the Drag and Drop Method safe to use? or should I use the XD-CAM Browser to transfer and back up the footage? A...

Re: Oh, one more thing... Gary Huff - 5 years ago
SxS and eSATA for now. I can't connect eSATA until Fall with Thunderbolt....

Re: still can't figure out XDCAM EX audio import David Zierott - 5 years ago
Dave, Any insights into the file import problem after attending the CS6 workshop? I now have CS6 and I tried using Prelude as an ingest utility in hopes that it would solve the one audio channel problem. No luck. Imports and exports with o...

Re: Stereo3D 'Beauty Shot' tests Karel Bata - 5 years ago
Many Thanks Matt! There were no particular conclusions. It's meant as a tool and teaching aid. Different folks get different things from it. I have found it useful for a few instances where I've had to go SxS with an excessive IA and it's let...

For Sale Arri Alexa Pro Camera Pkg. Barbara Holler - 5 years ago
For Sale Arri Alexa Pro Camera pkg. 1343 months old in very good condition. Comes with the following. (1) Arri ALEXA Camera Body Only w LDS (AR-800110) (1) Arri ALEXA SxS Module (AR-800300) (1) ProResCodec Option for Alexa (AR-800301) (1) ...

Re: still can't figure out XDCAM EX audio import David Zierott - 5 years ago
The Windows Explorer thing makes me think so....but Get this: I shot a cooking demo three weeks ago and imported the footage from an SxS card onto my G-Raid array by copy/paste. I made a PrePro project, imported a clip and the 4 audio tracks ...

Re: still can't figure out XDCAM EX audio import Dave Fleming - 5 years ago
I'm on Win 7 same as you. Do you think that has something to do with it? I sent your post about the SxS cards not retaining info when using windows explorer to my IT guy and he's in a total conundrum over it. I mean, this same problem (losi...

Re: XDCam Transfer Don Greening - 5 years ago
[Maggie Thistle] "At the moment, I'm highlighting them and clicking remove but a box appears for every clip asking if I want to clear the cache files also." Don't try to remove each clip separately in the middle window. Go to the left side of...

Missing Codec after disk repair Dara McDonagh - 5 years ago
I have had a few very stressful days, I saved footage I shot on sxs cards onto a hard drive and some how the hard drive was corrupted. I have recovered all the files but when I looked at them in xdcam transfer the first 5 clips say "no codec" ...


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