On this site, can refer to any of the various physical devices used in the production of video. (In contrast to software)

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Do internal SSDs challenge the conventional wisdom of storing digital assets on external “scratch” disks?

I've heard that all project assets should be stored on a separate "scratch" disk for the sake of increased performance. I'm wondering if that conventional wisdom holds even when your "scratch" disk is ...
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Can I Use Long Manfrotto QR Plates on a short head?

I've been considering whether to buy the 701HDV or the 502AH. I've pretty much settled on the 502AH for its superior drag quality, but one thing a lot of people do not consider is the type of Quick ...
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Graphics Cards that have SDI outs

I am looking for a medium to high end graphics card that has SDI outputs. I have a home studio with a SDI matrix switch and I want to hook my Gaming Computer into this rig. I am planning on doing some ...
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How to create a video like this?

How do I create a video like this? If I want to create such videos, I want to know Type of instruments to be used(including camera, etc.) Light settings After effects Software suggestions if any ...
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Using a Nikon D5100 or Sony SR68 to shoot video of an event

I've been asked, on a very short time schedule, to shoot video at a party on behalf of someone too ill to attend. In my custody are my Nikon D5100 and a Sony Handycam DCR-SR68. I am not experienced ...
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What is the benefit to using multiple RED rocket cards?

Could someone please explain to me when it might be necessary to use multiple RED rocket cards in the same computer? Does an additional card significantly improve workflow speeds for lower resolution ...
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How can I find specific PRO grade gear when CONSUMER grade dominates the search results.

I'm trying to keep this question as "non" subjective as possible... I need to find a very specific piece of hardware (not brand or model, just type), and I'm currently coming up empty handed. I've ...
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Configuration sufficient for HD video editing [closed]

I'm considering buying this pc for editing my HD videos. Do you think it will be powerfull enough for editing and rendering? Intel® Core™ i7-4790 processor 16 GB Dual Channel DDR3L 1.600 MHz 2 TB ...
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Portable screen for USB camera [closed]

apologies if this is not the correct place to ask this question. I need to use a USB camera with a long extension (something like this ...
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GPUs for motion graphics

What are a few common GPUs that offer the best hardware acceleration for motion graphics and compositing? (i.e. After Effects, Motion, Combustion, etc)
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CUDA video card

I am new to After Effects. Just did my first real project - lots of fun. I am not that happy with my encoding output quality. Is it true that having a CUDA video card - i.e. rendering in hardware - ...
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How would I wirelessly broadcast a Coax signal?

I have four cameras (360x240), all with a Coax/BNC output. Currently, they're all wired to a common (and badly-placed) point. What I would like to do is add a wireless COAX transmitter connected to ...
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Hardware suggestion for recording DVI on mac with unknown frame rate

I am trying to record a screen recording from a medical imaging display (a box with output ports that can be plugged into a monitor), and I am unsure what is the best hardware to have the best chance ...
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Canon XF100 live stream — additional hardware needed

Question: How to get the XF100 to live-feed into a laptop for streaming? Details: I currently have a Canon XF100 HD video camera, and I need to use it for live streaming of some upcoming events. I ...
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Analog (PAL) Frame Grabber capable of arround 4 fps

I have a video camera with a external trigger. I have been experimenting with the external trigger and it looks like I'm ready to grab some frames. I'm new on this field of hobby, and therefor I have ...
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Why is Adobe Premiere Pro / Adobe Media Encoder freezing my computer when rendering?

This is happening when rendering lasts longer than ~20-30 mins. I've tried checking the temperatures, they are holding steady at a maximum of 45 Celsius (on both CPU and GPU). Freezes computer ...
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gopro hd/tv out cable

I was recently given a hero hd 960 gopro camera with only usb cable.which cable do I need for these two ports I wish to setup but without a live feed mounting this is next to impossible. Which cable ...