Taking the pluge - FCP + HDV at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > High Definition Video Editing Solutions

High Definition Video Editing Solutions
For all HD formats including HDV, HDCAM, DVCPRO HD and others.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old October 14th, 2009, 11:57 PM   #1
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Posts: 82
Taking the pluge - FCP + HDV

So, I get a bit lost when I look into my FCP options and HD / HDV options. I'd like to get my head around it before I go shoot and edit some real stuff.

My First question is can i use external video palyback? i can capture off my little handycam, but when i try to set FCP to play back externally I can't get it to work, all the options are always grayed out

FCP7
Easy Setup 1080i50
Sony HDR-HC5 (Yes, HDV1080i)
Ryan Hansen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 16th, 2009, 12:00 AM   #2
Major Player
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 444
Hi Ryan, for external HD playback you need a Kona card or Blackmagic Deckink to output HD footage onto a monitor (or a Matrox MXO).

Basically you need some additional hardware to be able to preview your HD as you edit, you can't preview it through your camera.
__________________
www.afterglow.co.nz
Craig Parkes is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > High Definition Video Editing Solutions

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:14 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network