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  • Tried everything I read about, but still stutters

    Posted by John Fishback
    on September 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Using DVCPro HD footage – 960×720 at 23.976. When played in FCPX it it looks like it’s not playing every frame. It’s smoothly jerky. I’ve set Better Performance in Prefs and have checked both dropped frames warning as well and have gotten no warnings. A/V Output is set to Kona 3 1280×720 @59.94. I’ve tested the Kona card (10.3.2) and it appears fine: 593 MB/s read & 490MB/s write. BTW, the clips play fine in FCP 7 using the same Kona card on a different volume.

    Second issue is although I’ve unchecked the Copy Files to FC Events Folder in Prefs, large clips are appearing in the Original Media folder, not linked files as I expected.

    I’m hoping this is some stupid setting(s) i”ve overlooked. Thanks for your thoughts.

    John

    MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz, 8 GB RAM, OS 10.7.4, QT10.1, Kona 3, Dual Cinema 23, ATI Radeon HD 5870, 24″ TV-Logic Monitor, ATTO ExpressSAS R380 RAID Adapter, PDE enclosure with 8-drive 6TB RAID 5
    FCS 3 (FCP 7.0.3, Motion 4.0.3, Comp 3.5.3, DVDSP 4.2.2, Color 1.5.3)
    FCP-X 10.0.5

    Pro Tools HD w SYNC IO & 192 Digital I/O, Yamaha DM1000, Millennia Media HV-3C, Neumann U87, Schoeps Mk41 mics, Genelec DSP Monitors, Prima CDQ120 ISDN

    Jason Jenkins replied 11 years, 8 months ago 2 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Jason Jenkins

    September 27, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    John, I’m using FCPX with an AJA ioXT and I couldn’t get my 720p timelines to play out correctly until I set the Primary Format in the AJA Control Panel to 1080sf23.98. Don’t ask me why, but it works.

    Jason Jenkins
    Flowmotion Media
    Video production… with style!

    Check out my Mormon.org profile.

  • John Fishback

    September 27, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Thank you, Jason. Brilliant. It works. Did you point this out to AJA? Maybe they’d have an idea why this works. Don’t really care, though, just happy it’s working.

    John

    MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz, 8 GB RAM, OS 10.7.4, QT10.1, Kona 3, Dual Cinema 23, ATI Radeon HD 5870, 24″ TV-Logic Monitor, ATTO ExpressSAS R380 RAID Adapter, PDE enclosure with 8-drive 6TB RAID 5
    FCS 3 (FCP 7.0.3, Motion 4.0.3, Comp 3.5.3, DVDSP 4.2.2, Color 1.5.3)
    FCP-X 10.0.5

    Pro Tools HD w SYNC IO & 192 Digital I/O, Yamaha DM1000, Millennia Media HV-3C, Neumann U87, Schoeps Mk41 mics, Genelec DSP Monitors, Prima CDQ120 ISDN

  • Jason Jenkins

    September 27, 2012 at 7:54 pm

    [John Fishback] “Thank you, Jason. Brilliant. It works. Did you point this out to AJA? Maybe they’d have an idea why this works. Don’t really care, though, just happy it’s working.”

    I’m glad my hours upon hours of troubleshooting could benefit you. I’m sure somebody at AJA knows how this works, but the support staff I talked to gave me a lot of other things to try, which didn’t work. I did tell the second fellow I talked to. Perhaps if I were more technically adept, it would make more sense to me, but as it is now, it seems rather counter-intuitive. But hey, it’s great to have solid A/V output!

    Jason Jenkins
    Flowmotion Media
    Video production… with style!

    Check out my Mormon.org profile.

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