Does anyone know of a utility to allow the Mac (With a Kona card) to be controlled by another device via Sony RS-422.
My searching doesn’t come up with much. I remember a utility on OS9 that supposedly did this. I wonder what happened to it.
Does Final Cut have this ability built in?
you mean like AVID’s VTR emulation, which allows the AVID to be controlled by a Sony VTR (or a Telestream, etc.). I am not aware of anything on the market that will Final Cut Pro do VTR emulation (from any board manufacturer), so that you can have a Telecine (for example) control Final Cut Pro. As a matter of fact (and I could be wrong), I don’t believe that AVID Adrenaline systems offer this feature anymore – I belive (and again, I could be wrong) that only AVID Meridian systems offered VTR emulation.
Yeah, I knew Avid had that. Our Accom Affinity has the feature as well, but it won’t work for us. I can have a BVW-75 control the Affinity, but our Florical automation software won’t talk to it. Accom won’t even look into the problem… sigh. Anyway, my goal is to be able to dub material into our playout system directly and avoid our two tape formats. (We have BetaSP and DVC Pro currently hooked up via composite.) Ahh, the joys of a hybrid Analog TV station.
Yeah, Virtual VTR was the OS9 thing I was thinking of. It’s cool that they have a OS X version. I just downloaded the tryout version.
It would seem that someone needs to make a plug-in that will control the FCP Timeline via RS-422. My background is writing Atari Basic code. I don’t think the world is quite ready to witness my developer prowess. 🙂
Oh my god! Another one. Started with Atari Basic, and moved on to assemby language for the Atari. The last thing I did was 8 bit bios de-bugging. I know only tell programers what they are doing wrong, and couldn’t write the first line in C++ if I tried.
I’ve attempted a couple of times to learn ‘C’. I only got as far as some basic programs. Coming from an Atari background, I can only say… What do you mean I have to ‘Declare Variables’?!?!?!? 🙂 If I say N=318, then it does… no questions asked.
a couple of years ago, I was at work and decided to download an Atari emulator. I started writing some basic, BASIC programs. My coworkers didn’t seem to care, but I was reliving the past, in a most enjoyable way. I once wrote a character generator, where I could type on the screen in a large font, and save the pages to disk. Years later I looked at the code and was dumbfounded. I don’t know how to do that stuff anymore.