3 Years a project.

Video, software tools and techniques on SGI systems.
Forum rules
Any posts concerning pirated software or offering to buy/sell/trade commercial software are subject to removal.
User avatar
uunix
Donor
Donor
Posts: 1771
Joined: Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:48 pm
Location: Stourbridge / England / UK

Re: 3 Years a project.

Unread postby uunix » Wed May 03, 2017 2:23 pm

vishnu wrote:
oneogeo wrote:...the bottom left doesn't look like sparkling water


Unless I miss my guess (I rarely do ;) ) that's a can of the good stuff, Carling Black Label... 8-)

It's still there... well one that looks very similar.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Hey Ho! Pip & Dandy!
:Octane2: :O2: :Indigo: :Indy:
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

gijoe77
Posts: 241
Joined: Sat Jun 21, 2003 2:20 pm
Location: NJ

Re: 3 Years a project.

Unread postby gijoe77 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:40 am

really fantastic job! An inspiration to us all!

BTW what do you find works better in smoke than in flame?

User avatar
Irinikus
Posts: 156
Joined: Wed Apr 27, 2016 4:25 am
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Re: 3 Years a project.

Unread postby Irinikus » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:42 am

Very cool setup!
:Onyx2:Quad R14K 500Mhz, IR3 :Tezro:Quad R16K 700 Mhz 8Mb, V12 :Octane2:Dual R14K 600Mhz, V12 :O2:R12K 400Mhz :Indigo:R4400SC 150Mhz, ELAN :320:Dual 1Ghz PIII :Indigo2:R4400SC 200Mhz, Extreme :Indy:R4400SC 200Mhz, XZ :Indy:R5000SC 150Mhz, 24Bit XL.
SUN: JavaStation-10 (Krups).
DEC: AlphaStation 255/300Mhz.
Cray: Cray1: Memory Module, Cray2: Memory Module (complete stack of eight boards) and a power supply module, Cray3: ECL Module.
Apple: G3 Clamshell, G4 Sawtooth, G4 Quicksilver, G4 Mirror Doors, G5, Mac Pro 2013 (Trash can), 27 inch Cinema Display.
IBM: 486 DX-4 100Mhz, 32Mb RAM, Creative Soundblaster 16-Bit, 1.44 Mb Disk drive, Creative 4X CD-ROM, 520Mb HDD.
Alienware: Aurora 7500.
Gaming Rig: Coolermaster Cosmos II, Coolermaster Ultimate 1100W Power supply, Asus Rampage III extreme, I7 980X, Corsair H100, 24Gb Corsair Dominator DDR3, EVGA GTX Titan X Super Clocked Edition, OCZ revodrive 3 x2 240gb (System disk), Velociraptor 600GB, Corsair 128GB SSD, Creative Soundblaster X-fi Fatality Pro.

User avatar
uunix
Donor
Donor
Posts: 1771
Joined: Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:48 pm
Location: Stourbridge / England / UK

Re: 3 Years a project.

Unread postby uunix » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:56 am

gijoe77 wrote:really fantastic job! An inspiration to us all!

BTW what do you find works better in smoke than in flame?

Nothing at all really. In fact, originally when I started, all knew was the name SMOKE and therefore aimed my attentions at that. In an email exchange with Ian Mapleson, he made a point that most people start with FLAME, but I'd felt a bit put of by the interface. Anyway, I preserved on that note with FLAME and managed to produce a few decent edited (very simplistic) home-video to a semi production movie with clips, music etc and now I just really use FLAME. Obviously I'm a real amateur at this so do not really know what benefits one has over the other, but for my use, FLAME was my tool. It really was so easy.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Hey Ho! Pip & Dandy!
:Octane2: :O2: :Indigo: :Indy:
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

gijoe77
Posts: 241
Joined: Sat Jun 21, 2003 2:20 pm
Location: NJ

Re: 3 Years a project.

Unread postby gijoe77 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:22 pm

uunix wrote: most people start with FLAME, but I'd felt a bit put of by the interface.


I had it the other way around - flame seemed like just a subset of the smoke interface to me (the effects module) - I still struggle around smoke.

Do you have a TBC in your setup or does the Panasonic AG 7750 have a built in TBC?

Also do you have a external sync generator for the setup? I'm just wondering what was the crucial key to solving the timing issues going from VHS to digital (Last time I tried this with a VCR and my O2 it was an epic failure)


Return to “SGI: Video”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest