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Nick Griffin100% Reverse not so hot
by on Mar 9, 2007 at 10:30:36 pm

On the 7i version of M100 I could always take a scene and render it in reverse and get great video -- essentially un-distinguishable from the original. Now with 11.5.1 when I do this I get very jittery and artifacted video. This happens with "Smooth Motion" both checked and un-checked. (BTW - I'm working in SD, not HD.) What, pray tell, am I doing wrong? Or is this simply something which no longer works as well as it once did?

For what it's worth guys, I loved Producer so much that I've completely gone back to Media 100 and upgraded to the Hardware-based Media 100 HD. It's sooo much faster and easier than FCP. Just cut three shows in a row with it and know that it would have taken considerably longer in FCP. Even with the above glitch I'm back to being a true believer.

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FlohRe: 100% Reverse not so hot
by on Mar 10, 2007 at 8:42:16 am


great to hear that you

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Michael SloweRe: 100% Reverse not so hot
by on Mar 10, 2007 at 1:16:33 pm

Not only the reverse! I am finding any speed change with 11.5.1 is not as good as it used to be. It is particularly bad when dealing with conformed SD from HD.

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AjmetzRe: 100% Reverse not so hot
by on Mar 10, 2007 at 2:41:54 pm

Lucky me, with version 7.5

Hope by the time I upgrade, they will have sorted this stuff out.

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Nick GriffinRe: 100% Reverse not so hot
by on Mar 10, 2007 at 3:49:43 pm

Fortunately I only use the 100% reverse occassionally. Mostly I've gotten into the habit on a shoot of taking difficult shots like zooming into a subject while panning to a specific point and doing the far simpler opposite move. Run it in reverse and viola! I'm a much better cameraman.

Oh well. Without the ability to have it look good in Media 100 it's just one more thing to pop-over to AE to accomplish.

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