August 27, 2014

The solid-state missing link: Sony’s XDCAMEX Browser 2.0

The solid-state missing link: Sony’s XDCAMEX Browser 2.0Once you’ve had the joys of solid state shooting, with formats such as P2 and XDCAMEX, its hard to imagine going back to tape By Mike Jones

Once you’ve had the joys of solid state shooting and production, with formats such as P2 and XDCAMEX, its hard to imagine ever going back to tape. This is not to say that solid state doesn’t come without its drawbacks: no shelfable master, re-wrapping [Read more...]

Sony Sound Forge Non-destructive Editing Techniques, Part II (Playlist)

Sony Sound Forge Non-destructive Editing Techniques, Part II (Playlist) By Jeffrey P. Fisher

In the previous article, we looked at using Sound Forge’s project file format for non-destructive audio editing. Here we’ll look at the Playlist feature which also lends itself to editing your work without affecting the file and therefore protecting your valuable original data.
 
This particular approach is best suited for straight-forward [Read more...]

The Sony HDR-CX100

The Sony HDR-CX100Big Bang, Small Buck By Douglas Spotted Eagle

AVCHD has exploded on the consumer and pro-sumer scene like a new star at the Oscars, and the CX100 is the newest “actor” in the AVCHD lineup from Sony. Packed into a small body measuring 2″ W x 2.25″ H x 4″ L (including factory battery) and 2″ W x 2.25″H x 5″ L with the more practical NP90 battery, this small “brick” weighs in between 11 and 14 ounces, depending on the battery [Read more...]