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Questions tagged [thunderbolt]

A high speed digital I/O connector. It is a descendant of Firewire and primarily used with computers made by Apple.

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What Options Are There for Importing Mini DV and Hi-8 Tapes to Thunderbolt?

So, it looks like FireWire is dead, and, along with it, all those FireWire ports on Mini DV cams and A/D converters from the 2000's. So what options exist today for getting Mini DV and Hi-8 tape ...
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Thunderbolt 3 & eGPU viable for Video Processing?

I am pondering about getting a (new) notebook at some point. Apparently TB3 (officially) supports external GPU's now. The problem is that the speed of TB3 is still much lower than Pci-x... So I was ...
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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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What are people using to connect SSD drives from a camera to Thunderbolt or Firewire?

We're shooting on a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and at the moment are using the guts of a little portable drive enclosure as our cradle for transferring to our Macs via Firewire 800. It's got a very ...